There are 8 ways to get from Paris to Alsace 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.

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Train  •  3 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Paris Est to Sélestat Tgv

$106 - $120

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Bus, train  •  8 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy to Strasbourg Ouibus
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg to Dambach-la Ville

$34 - $48

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Train via Strasbourg  •  3 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Paris Est to Strasbourg Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg to Sélestat Tgv

$112 - $161

Drive  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Paris to Alsace 316.2 miles

$65 - $100

Fly Paris Orly to Mulhouse, train  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Mulhouse (MLH) ORY - MLH
  2. Take the train from St-Louis (Haut-Rhin) to Sélestat

$92 - $356

Fly Paris CDG to Basel, train  •  6 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Basel (BSL) CDG - BSL
  2. Take the train from St-Louis (Haut-Rhin) to Sélestat

$89 - $328

Train to Lille Lesquin, fly to Strasbourg  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Paris Nord to Lille Europe
  2. Fly from Lille Lesquin (LIL) to Strasbourg (SXB) LIL - SXB

$127 - $444

Fly Paris CDG to Zurich, train  •  7 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Zurich (ZRH) CDG - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Sélestat

$129 - $390

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Paris to Alsace is to bus and train which costs 28€ - 45€ and takes 8 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Alsace is to train which costs 90€ - 110€ and takes 3 h 18 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Paris to Alsace. However, there are services departing from Paris Est and arriving at Dambach-la Ville via Sélestat. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 18 min.

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The distance between Paris and Alsace is 379 km. The road distance is 505.9 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Alsace without a car is to train which takes 3 h 18 min and costs 90€ - 110€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 18 min to get from Paris to Alsace, including transfers.

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Paris to Alsace train services, operated by TGV, depart from Paris Est station.

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The quickest flight from Paris Orly Airport to Mulhouse Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Paris to Alsace train services, operated by TGV, arrive at Sélestat station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Alsace is 506 km. It takes approximately 4 h 50 min to drive from Paris to Alsace.

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  • Distance: 236.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 18 min

What companies run services between Paris, France and Alsace, France?

TGV operates a train from Paris to Alsace once daily. Tickets cost $95 - $110 and the journey takes 2 h 9 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
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
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $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
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Mulhouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $440
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
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 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
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris Est to Sélestat
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $110
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$95 - $110
1st Class
$130 - $190
Train from Paris Est to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $100
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$85 - $100
1st Class
$120 - $170
Train from Strasbourg to Sélestat
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$14 - $19
1st Class
$25 - $35
Train from Paris Nord to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$70 - $95
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $28
1st Class
$41 - $42
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 Paris Est to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
bahn.de
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. 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 Strasbourg to Sélestat
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$14 - $20
1st Class
$17 - $27
Train from Strasbourg to Dambach-la Ville
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$14 - $21
1st Class
$17 - $27
Train from St-Louis (Haut-Rhin) to Sélestat
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $29
1st Class
$26 - $40
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 Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Sélestat
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
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 Centre - Bercy to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Website
Ouibus

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Air France offers flights from Paris Orly Airport to Mulhouse Airport.

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There are 1034+ hotels available in Alsace. Prices start at $81 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Paris to Paris Orly Airport is to bus which takes 16 min and costs 9€.

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