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There are 12 ways to get from Paris to Swiss Alps by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  9 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Lausanne Tgv
  2. Take the train from Lausanne to Brig 90 / ...
  3. Take the train from Brig Bahnhofplatz to Andermatt 6-Y / ...

$179 - $282

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Bus  •  15 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Basel, Basel central station N99 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Basel, Basel central station to Göschenen K188

$64 - $109

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Train via Mulhouse Ville  •  9 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Mulhouse Ville Tgv
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Erstfeld 26
  3. Take the train from Erstfeld to Airolo 5-Y

$176 - $251

Bus, train  •  17 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris Gallieni to Basel
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Erstfeld 26
  3. Take the train from Erstfeld to Airolo 5-Y

$145 - $235

Drive  •  7 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Paris to Swiss Alps 483.2 miles

$100 - $150

Fly Paris Orly to Mulhouse, train  •  8 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Mulhouse (MLH) ORY - MLH
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Erstfeld
  3. Take the train from Erstfeld to Airolo

$131 - $438

Fly Paris CDG to Zurich, train, line 2 train, line 110 bus  •  8 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Zurich (ZRH) CDG - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Arth-Goldau
  3. Take the line 2 train from Arth-Goldau to Erstfeld
  4. Take the train from Erstfeld to Airolo
  5. Take the line 110 bus from Airolo, Stazione to Gotthard Passhöhe

$129 - $375

Fly Paris Orly to Milan Malpensa, train, line 110 bus  •  9 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) ORY - MXP
  2. Take the train from Lugano to Airolo
  3. Take the line 110 bus from Airolo, Stazione to Gotthard Passhöhe

$100 - $305

Fly Paris CDG to Milan Malpensa, train, line 110 bus  •  10 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) CDG - MXP
  2. Take the train from Lugano to Airolo
  3. Take the line 110 bus from Airolo, Stazione to Gotthard Passhöhe

$107 - $287

Fly Paris Orly to Geneva, train  •  10 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Geneva (GVA) ORY - GVA
  2. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Brig
  3. Take the train from Brig Bahnhofplatz to Andermatt

$145 - $399

Fly Paris CDG to Basel, train  •  10 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Basel (BSL) CDG - BSL
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Erstfeld
  3. Take the train from Erstfeld to Airolo

$128 - $410

Fly Paris Orly to Milan Linate, train  •  10 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Milan Linate (LIN) ORY - LIN
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Bellinzona
  3. Take the train from Bellinzona to Airolo

$119 - $359

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The cheapest way to get from Paris to Swiss Alps is to bus which costs 55€ - 95€ and takes 15 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Swiss Alps is to drive which costs 90€ - 130€ and takes 7 h 28 min.

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The distance between Paris and Swiss Alps is 530 km. The road distance is 773.2 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Swiss Alps without a car is to train which takes 9 h 29 min and costs 150€ - 250€.

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It takes approximately 9 h 29 min to get from Paris to Swiss Alps, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Paris to Swiss Alps is to train which takes 9 h 29 min and costs 150€ - 250€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 55€ - 95€ and takes 15 h 58 min.

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The quickest flight from Paris Orly Airport to Mulhouse Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Swiss Alps is 773 km. It takes approximately 7 h 28 min to drive from Paris to Swiss Alps.

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

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There are 142+ hotels available in Swiss Alps. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Swiss Alps.
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  • Distance: 331.2 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 29 min

What companies run services between Paris, France and Swiss Alps, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Paris to Swiss Alps via Lausanne, Brig, Brig Bahnhofplatz, Andermatt, and Andermatt, Bahnhof in around 9 h 29 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Paris to Swiss Alps via Basel, Basel central station, Göschenen, Göschenen, Airolo, and Airolo, Stazione in around 15 h 58 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Mulhouse
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $440
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $400
Flights from Paris Orly to Milan Malpensa via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $1,900
Flights from Paris CDG to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $600
Flights from Paris CDG to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $470
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from Paris Orly to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $240
Flights from Paris Orly to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $400
Flights from Paris CDG to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Flights from Paris CDG to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Paris CDG to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Paris CDG to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Mulhouse
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $440
Flights from Paris Orly to Milan Malpensa via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $1,900
Aigle Azur
Website
aigle-azur.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $650
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $250
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Paris CDG to Milan Malpensa via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $105
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$90 - $105
1st Class
$120 - $180
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Mulhouse Ville
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $110
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$95 - $110
1st Class
$130 - $190
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 Lausanne to Brig
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Erstfeld
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Erstfeld to Airolo
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $23
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Arth-Goldau
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Arth-Goldau to Erstfeld
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lugano to Airolo
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Brig
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bellinzona to Airolo
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Lausanne to Brig
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Zuerich Hb to Arth-Goldau
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Bellinzona
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
MGB
Website
matterhorngotthardbahn.ch
Train from Brig Bahnhofplatz to Andermatt
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $80
Website
matterhorngotthardbahn.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
2nd Class Ticket
$35 - $50
1st Class Ticket
$65 - $80
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
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Basel, Basel central station to Göschenen
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Paris Gallieni to Basel
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Airolo, Stazione to Gotthard Passhöhe
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch

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The best way to get from Paris to Paris Orly Airport is to bus which takes 15 min and costs 9€.

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