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There are 9 ways to get from Paris to Sainte-Croix by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5h 36m

  1. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Vallorbe Tgv

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Bus  •  9h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Paris to Lausanne P+R 479 / ...

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Train via Geneva  •  5h 53m

  1. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Geneve Tgv
  2. Take the train from Genève to Yverdon-les-Bains Ic5

Drive  •  4h 59m

  1. Drive from Paris Gallieni to Sainte-Croix 491.4 km

Fly Paris Charles de Gaulle to Geneva, train  •  6h 39m

  1. Fly from Paris Charles de Gaulle (CDG) to Geneva (GVA) CDG - GVA
  2. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Yverdon-les-Bains
  3. Take the train from Yverdon-les-Bains to Ste-Croix

Fly Paris Orly to Geneva, train  •  6h 16m

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Geneva (GVA) ORY - GVA
  2. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Yverdon-les-Bains

Fly Paris Charles de Gaulle to Basel, train  •  7h 18m

  1. Fly from Paris Charles de Gaulle (CDG) to Basel (BSL) CDG - BSL
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Olten
  3. Take the train from Olten to Yverdon-les-Bains
  4. Take the train from Yverdon-les-Bains to Ste-Croix

Fly Paris Charles de Gaulle to Zurich, train  •  7h 30m

  1. Fly from Paris Charles de Gaulle (CDG) to Zurich (ZRH) CDG - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Yverdon-les-Bains

Fly Paris Charles de Gaulle to Lyon, train  •  8h 55m

  1. Fly from Paris Charles de Gaulle (CDG) to Lyon (LYS) CDG - LYS
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
  3. Take the train from Genève to Yverdon-les-Bains

Paris to Sainte-Croix by train and bus

The journey time between Paris and Sainte-Croix is around 5h 36m and covers a distance of around 484 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 24m. Operated by TGV inOui and Travys, the Paris to Sainte-Croix service departs from Paris Gare De Lyon and arrives in Ste-Croix. Typically three services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

3 Weekly Services
5h 36m Average Duration
SFr 65 Cheapest Price
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Sainte-Croix is 0041 58 463 00 00.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Sainte-Croix is subject to regional advice.

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Last updated: 26 Sep 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Paris to Sainte-Croix is to bus which costs €35 - €70 and takes 9h 22m.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Sainte-Croix is to drive which costs €100 - €150 and takes 4h 59m.

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No, there is no direct train from Paris to Sainte-Croix. However, there are services departing from Paris Gare De Lyon and arriving at Ste-Croix via Genève and Yverdon-les-Bains. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 53m.

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It is 383 km from Paris to Sainte-Croix. It is approximately 491.4 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Paris to Sainte-Croix without a car is to train which takes 5h 36m and costs €70 - €95.

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It takes approximately 5h 36m to get from Paris to Sainte-Croix, including transfers.

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Paris to Sainte-Croix train services, operated by TGV inOui, depart from Paris Gare De Lyon station.

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The best way to get from Paris to Sainte-Croix is to train which takes 5h 36m and costs €70 - €95. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €35 - €70 and takes 9h 22m.

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The quickest flight from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport to Geneva Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Paris to Sainte-Croix train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Yverdon-les-Bains station.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Sainte-Croix.
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  • Distance: 383.4 km
  • Duration: 5h 36m

What companies run services between Paris, France and Sainte-Croix, Canton of Vaud, Switzerland?

TGV inOui operates a train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Vallorbe 3 times a week. Tickets cost SFr 65 - SFr 90 and the journey takes 3h 1m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Paris to Lausanne P+R once daily. Tickets cost SFr 24 - SFr 29 and the journey takes 7h 10m. Blablabus also services this route 4 times a week.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 65 - SFr 260
Flights from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 65 - SFr 350
Flights from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 75 - SFr 550
Flights from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 45 - SFr 260
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 65 - SFr 260
Flights from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 700
Flights from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 480
Flights from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Zurich via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 75 - SFr 550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 320
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 600
Flights from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 140 - SFr 750
Flights from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 140 - SFr 750
Train operators
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf-connect.com
Train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Vallorbe
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 65 - SFr 90
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
SFr 65 - SFr 80
1st Class
SFr 75 - SFr 90
Train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Geneve
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
SFr 75 - SFr 100
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
SFr 75 - SFr 90
1st Class
SFr 85 - SFr 100
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Yverdon-les-Bains
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 60
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Yverdon-les-Bains
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 60
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel SBB to Olten
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 19 - SFr 35
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Olten to Yverdon-les-Bains
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 65
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Yverdon-les-Bains
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 60 - SFr 110
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Travys
Phone
024 424 10 70
Email
info@travys.ch
Website
travys.ch
Train from Yverdon-les-Bains to Ste-Croix
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Travys
Schedules at
SBB
Südostbahn
Phone
+41 58 580 70 70
Email
info@sob.ch
Website
sob.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Olten
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
Südostbahn
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
SBB GmbH
Phone
+49 (0) 7531 915109
Email
info@sbb-deutschland.de
Website
sbb-deutschland.de
Train from Basel SBB to Olten
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
SBB GmbH
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
SFr 19 - SFr 45
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
SFr 19 - SFr 28
Rail 1st Class
SFr 28 - SFr 45
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris to Lausanne P+R
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 24 - SFr 29
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
blablacar.fr
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 15 - SFr 20
Website
Blablabus

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Sainte-Croix is 491 km. It takes approximately 4h 59m to drive from Paris to Sainte-Croix.

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Swiss and Air France offer flights from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport to Geneva Airport.

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There are 30+ hotels available in Sainte-Croix. Prices start at SFr 100 per night.

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The best way to get from Paris to Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport is to train which takes 34 min and costs €5 - €8.

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