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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Basel SBB Tgv
  2. Take the train from Basel Bad Bf to Schaffhausen Ire

$138 - $180

Cheapest option

Bus  •  11 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris City Center - Bercy to Mulhouse Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Basel EuroAirport, EuroAirport Basel to Schaffhausen 301

$26 - $41

6 alternative options

Bus, train  •  10 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Basel, Basel central station N99 / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel Bad Bf to Schaffhausen Ire

$72 - $127

Drive  •  6 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Paris to Schaffhausen 417.4 miles

$85 - $130

Fly Paris Orly to Mulhouse, train  •  4 h 31 min

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

$98 - $382

Fly Paris CDG to Zurich, train  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Zurich (ZRH) CDG - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Schaffhausen

$93 - $312

Fly Paris CDG to Basel, train  •  5 h 50 min

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

$95 - $354

Fly Paris CDG to Friedrichshafen, train  •  7 h 58 min

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

$169 - $607

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Paris to Schaffhausen is to bus which costs 22€ - 35€ and takes 11 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Schaffhausen is to fly and train which costs 80€ - 330€ and takes 4 h 31 min.

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The distance between Paris and Schaffhausen is 482 km. The road distance is 667.8 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 55 min to get from Paris to Schaffhausen, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Paris to Schaffhausen. However, there are services departing from Paris City Center - Bercy and arriving at Schaffhausen via Mulhouse and Basel EuroAirport, EuroAirport Basel. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 39 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Paris to Schaffhausen. However, there are services departing from Paris Gare de Lyon and arriving at Schaffhausen via Basel SBB and Basel Bad Bf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 55 min.

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What companies run services between Paris, France and Schaffhausen, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Paris to Schaffhausen via Basel SBB and Basel Bad Bf in around 4 h 55 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Paris to Schaffhausen via Mulhouse, Basel Mulhouse Freiburg - Airport, and Basel EuroAirport, EuroAirport Basel in around 11 h 39 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Mulhouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $440
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $400
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 Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
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 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 52 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
tgv.com
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $115
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $115
1st Class
$140 - $200
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 Basel Bad Bf to Schaffhausen
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Schaffhausen
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.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
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 Basel, Basel central station
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Basel EuroAirport, EuroAirport Basel to Schaffhausen
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 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
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Paris City Center - Bercy to Mulhouse
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
Ouibus

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