There are 8 ways to get from Paris to Rhine Falls by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Zürich HB Tgv
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Neuhausen Rheinfall 9

$141 - $171

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Bus FlixBus, train  •  11 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Zurich N99
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Neuhausen Rheinfall 9

$63 - $108

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Bus Eurolines CH, train  •  9 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris to Zurich
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Schaffhausen 4 / ...

$75 - $119

Drive  •  6 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Paris to Rhine Falls 414.7 miles

$85 - $130

Fly Paris CDG to Zurich, line 33 train  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Zurich (ZRH) CDG - ZRH
  2. Take the line 33 train from Winterthur to Schloss Laufen am Rheinfall

$81 - $305

Fly Paris Orly to Mulhouse, train  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Mulhouse (MLH) ORY - MLH
  2. Take the train from Basel Bad Bf to Schaffhausen

$101 - $385

Fly Paris CDG to Basel, train  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Basel (BSL) CDG - BSL
  2. Take the train from Basel Bad Bf to Schaffhausen

$98 - $357

Fly Paris CDG to Friedrichshafen, train  •  8 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Friedrichshafen (FDH) CDG - FDH
  2. Take the train from Friedrichshafen Flughafen to Schaffhausen

$171 - $610

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The cheapest way to get from Paris to Rhine Falls is to bus and train which costs 50€ - 95€ and takes 11 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Rhine Falls is to fly and line 33 train which costs 65€ - 260€ and takes 4 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Paris to Rhine Falls. However, there are services departing from Paris Gare de Lyon and arriving at Neuhausen Rheinfall via Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 35 min.

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The distance between Paris and Rhine Falls is 482 km. The road distance is 663.5 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Rhine Falls without a car is to train which takes 5 h 35 min and costs 120€ - 150€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 35 min to get from Paris to Rhine Falls, including transfers.

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Paris to Rhine Falls train services, operated by TGV, depart from Paris Gare de Lyon station.

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The quickest flight from Paris CDG Airport to Zurich Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Paris to Rhine Falls train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Neuhausen Rheinfall station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Rhine Falls is 664 km. It takes approximately 6 h 29 min to drive from Paris to Rhine Falls.

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Lufthansa, Air France and Swiss offer flights from Paris CDG Airport to Zurich Airport.

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There are 218+ hotels available in Rhine Falls. Prices start at $66 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Rhine Falls.
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  • Distance: 301 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 35 min

What companies run services between Paris, France and Rhine Falls, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Paris to Rhine Falls via Zürich HB and Neuhausen Rheinfall in around 5 h 35 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $400
Flights from Paris Orly to Mulhouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $440
Flights from Paris CDG to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $470
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Paris CDG to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Paris CDG to Friedrichshafen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,400
Flights from Paris CDG to Friedrichshafen via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,400
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich via Geneva
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $400
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Friedrichshafen via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$120 - $140
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$120 - $140
1st Class
$160 - $230
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Neuhausen Rheinfall
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Schaffhausen
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel Bad Bf to Schaffhausen
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Thurbo
Phone
+41 71 554 00 00
Website
thurbo.ch
Train from Winterthur to Schloss Laufen am Rheinfall
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
thurbo.ch
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Friedrichshafen Flughafen to Schaffhausen
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Paris to Zurich
Ave. Duration
8 h 13 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Book at
eurolines.ch
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris, Paris to Zurich
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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