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There are 6 ways to get from Paris to Seewen by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 27m

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

SFr 106 - SFr 143

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Paris to Basel SBB N99

SFr 46 - SFr 63

4 alternative options

Train via Dornach, Bahnhof  •  4h 29m

  1. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Basel SBB Tgv

SFr 162 - SFr 281

Drive  •  5h 36m

  1. Drive from Paris Gallieni to Seewen 596.9 km

SFr 70 - SFr 110

Fly to Basel, train, line 116 bus  •  5h 28m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Basel (BSL) CDG - BSL
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Grellingen
  3. Take the line 116 bus from Grellingen, Bahnhof to Seewen SO, Herrenmatt

SFr 88 - SFr 338

Fly to Zurich, train  •  6h 36m

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

SFr 106 - SFr 323

Paris to Seewen by train and bus

The journey time between Paris and Seewen is around 5h 51m and covers a distance of around 541 km. The fastest journey normally takes 3h 44m. Operated by TGV inOui, Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) and Swiss PostAuto, the Paris to Seewen service departs from Paris Gare De Lyon and arrives in Seewen SO, Herrenmatt. Typically 27 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
5h 51m
Fastest journey time:
3h 44m
Journey distance:
541 km
Services per week:
27
Cheapest price:
SFr 106
Carbon emissions:
28 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
07:22
Last service departs at:
18:23

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Paris to Seewen train and bus schedules

France → Switzerland
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International entry into Switzerland from France

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into Switzerland from France

  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before boarding for all arrivals by air
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This applies to arrivals from Paris, Centre-Val de Loire, Hauts-de-France, Normandy and Pays de la Loire in France
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Health declaration required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This also applies to arrivals from the following regions:
France: Paris, Centre-Val de Loire, Hauts-de-France, Normandy, Pays de la Loire

This applies to arrivals from India, Nepal and United Kingdom
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before boarding for all arrivals by air
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: India, Nepal and United Kingdom
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area, Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, United States and Vatican
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Health declaration required
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Rules to follow in Switzerland

1.5m

Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from France

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Switzerland from France.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Seewen is 0041 58 463 00 00.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Seewen is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Seewen is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 0041 58 463 00 00.

No, but conditions apply when returning to France from Switzerland.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 28 Jul 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Swiss Federal Office of Public Health.

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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Paris to Seewen is to bus, which costs €40 - €60 and takes 10h 14m.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Seewen is to train which costs €95 - €130 and takes 4h 27m.

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The distance between Paris and Seewen is 424 km. The road distance is 596.9 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Seewen without a car is to train which takes 4h 27m and costs €95 - €130.

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It takes approximately 4h 27m to get from Paris to Seewen, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Paris to Seewen is to train which takes 4h 27m and costs €95 - €130. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €40 - €60 and takes 10h 14m.

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The quickest flight from Paris CDG Airport to Basel Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Seewen is 597 km. It takes approximately 5h 36m to drive from Paris to Seewen.

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Air France and Lufthansa offer flights from Paris CDG Airport to Basel Airport.

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There are 139+ hotels available in Seewen. Prices start at SFr 87 per night.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Seewen.
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  • Distance: 424.1 km
  • Duration: 4h 27m

What companies run services between Paris, France and Seewen, Canton of Solothurn, Switzerland?

TGV inOui operates a train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Basel Sbb 4 times a day. Tickets cost SFr 90 - SFr 120 and the journey takes 3h 4m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Paris to Basel SBB 4 times a week. Tickets cost SFr 30 - SFr 45 and the journey takes 8h 50m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 100 - SFr 550
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 150 - SFr 400
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
SFr 150 - SFr 400
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 60 - SFr 490
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich via Geneva
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 80 - SFr 380
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 65 - SFr 380
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 80 - SFr 380
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
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
3h 4m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 90 - SFr 120
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
SFr 90 - SFr 110
1st Class
SFr 100 - SFr 120
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 Paris Gare de Lyon to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
SFr 150 - SFr 280
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel SBB to Grellingen
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 11 - SFr 21
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich HB to Liestal
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 29 - SFr 55
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Swiss PostAuto

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The best way to get from Paris to Paris CDG Airport is to train which takes 38 min and costs €5 - €9.

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