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There are 9 ways to get from Paris to Tiefencastel by train, car, plane or bus

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Train  •  7h 14m

  1. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Zuerich Hb Tgv
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Chur Re / ...

SFr 154 - SFr 206

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Fly Paris Orly to Milan Malpensa, train, bus  •  10h 23m

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) ORY - MXP
  2. Take the train from Malpensa Aeroporto T1 to Mendrisio
  3. Take the train from Mendrisio to Bellinzona
  4. Take the bus from Bellinzona, Stazione to Thusis, Bahnhof

SFr 93 - SFr 399

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Train via Basel  •  10h 42m

  1. Take the train from Paris-Est to Bâle Saint-Jean Zz_2Y
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Chur Ice / ...

SFr 237 - SFr 392

Drive  •  7h 43m

  1. Drive from Paris Gallieni to Tiefencastel 813.2 km

SFr 95 - SFr 150

Fly Paris CDG to Zurich, train  •  7h 13m

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

SFr 118 - SFr 298

Fly Paris CDG to Basel, train  •  8h 24m

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

SFr 139 - SFr 353

Fly Paris CDG to Milan Malpensa, train, bus  •  10h 18m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) CDG - MXP
  2. Take the train from Malpensa Aeroporto T1 to Mendrisio
  3. Take the train from Mendrisio to Bellinzona
  4. Take the bus from Bellinzona, Stazione to Thusis, Bahnhof

SFr 101 - SFr 295

Fly Paris CDG to Milan Linate, train, bus  •  10h 22m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Milan Linate (LIN) CDG - LIN
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Chiasso
  3. Take the train from Chiasso to Bellinzona
  4. Take the bus from Bellinzona, Stazione to Thusis, Bahnhof

SFr 94 - SFr 307

Fly Paris Orly to Milan Linate, train, bus  •  10h 23m

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Milan Linate (LIN) ORY - LIN
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Chiasso
  3. Take the train from Chiasso to Bellinzona
  4. Take the bus from Bellinzona, Stazione to Thusis, Bahnhof

SFr 96 - SFr 311

Paris to Tiefencastel by train

The train journey time between Paris and Tiefencastel is around 8h 1m and covers a distance of around 763 km. The fastest train normally takes 6h 24m. Operated by TGV inOui, Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express and others, the Paris to Tiefencastel train service departs from Paris Gare De Lyon and arrives in Tiefencastel. Typically 19 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
8h 1m
Fastest train time:
6h 24m
Trains per week:
19
Cheapest price:
SFr 164
Carbon emissions:
40 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
07:22
Last train departs at:
18:22

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Paris to Tiefencastel train schedules

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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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Conditions of entry into Switzerland from France

  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This applies to arrivals from Paris, Centre-Val de Loire, Hauts-de-France, Normandy and Pays de la Loire in France
  • Pre-departure COVID-19 test (with a negative test result) taken 3 days before boarding for all arrivals by air
This applies to all arrivals by air
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 7
  • Health declaration required
  • Entry is dependent on the visitor residing at least 10 days in a non high-risk area
  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Proof of a negative test is not required if the traveller has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 6 months (certificate needed)
  • Quarantine is not required if the traveller has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 6 months (certificate needed)
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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 Andorra, Argentina, Bahrain, Belgium, Brazil, Cabo Verde, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Egypt, Estonia, Georgia, India, Kuwait, Latvia, Lithuania, Maldives, Mexico, Mongolia, Nepal, Netherlands, Paraguay, Seychelles, Slovenia, South Africa, Sweden, Tanzania, United Kingdom and Uruguay
  • Pre-departure COVID-19 test (with a negative test result) taken 3 days before boarding for all arrivals by air
This applies to all arrivals by air
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 7
  • Health declaration required
  • Entry is dependent on the visitor residing at least 10 days in a non high-risk area
  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Proof of a negative test is not required if the traveller has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 6 months (certificate needed)
  • Quarantine is not required if the traveller has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 6 months (certificate needed)
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Rules to follow in Switzerland

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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 2 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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

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

The social distance requirement in Tiefencastel is 2 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.

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Last updated: 14 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Paris to Tiefencastel is to drive, which costs €85 - €130 and takes 7h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Tiefencastel is to fly and train which costs €100 - €270 and takes 7h 13m.

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No, there is no direct train from Paris to Tiefencastel. However, there are services departing from Paris Gare De Lyon and arriving at Tiefencastel via Zürich HB and Chur. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 14m.

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The distance between Paris and Tiefencastel is 592 km. The road distance is 813.2 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Tiefencastel without a car is to train which takes 7h 14m and costs €140 - €190.

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It takes approximately 7h 14m to get from Paris to Tiefencastel, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Paris CDG Airport to Zurich Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Paris to Tiefencastel train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Chur station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Tiefencastel is 813 km. It takes approximately 7h 43m to drive from Paris to Tiefencastel.

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  • Distance: 592.3 km
  • Duration: 7h 14m

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

You can take a train from Paris Bercy to Tiefencastel via Zürich HB and Chur in around 7h 14m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 180
Flights from Paris CDG to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 240
Flights from Paris Orly to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 200
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 90 - SFr 270
Flights from Paris CDG to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 70 - SFr 280
Flights from Paris CDG to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 70 - SFr 390
Flights from Paris CDG to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 85 - SFr 340
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 150 - SFr 270
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 150 - SFr 270
Flights from Paris CDG to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 95 - SFr 500
Flights from Paris CDG to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 95 - SFr 500
Flights from Paris CDG to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 150 - SFr 360
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 95 - SFr 420
Flights from Paris Orly to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 45 - SFr 380
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 60 - SFr 600
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich via Geneva
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 90 - SFr 270
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 25 - SFr 550
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 Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 100 - SFr 140
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
SFr 100 - SFr 120
1st Class
SFr 110 - SFr 140
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 Zürich HB to Chur
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 75
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Paris-Est to Bâle Saint-Jean
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
SFr 170 - SFr 300
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel SBB to Chur
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 65 - SFr 120
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Malpensa Aeroporto T1 to Mendrisio
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 24 - SFr 45
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Mendrisio to Bellinzona
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 21 - SFr 40
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Milano Centrale to Chiasso
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 22 - SFr 40
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Chiasso to Bellinzona
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 14 - SFr 25
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Zuerich Hb to Chur
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 45
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Basel Sbb to Chur
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 45 - SFr 65
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 Milano Centrale to Chiasso
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 21 - SFr 60
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
SFr 21 - SFr 29
1st Class
SFr 45 - SFr 60
Train from Chiasso to Bellinzona
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 10 - SFr 22
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
SFr 10 - SFr 14
1st Class
SFr 16 - SFr 22
Bus operators
Swiss PostAuto

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Air France, Swiss and Lufthansa offer flights from Paris CDG Airport to Zurich Airport.

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There are 99+ hotels available in Tiefencastel. Prices start at SFr 87 per night.

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The best way to get from Paris to Paris CDG Airport is to train which takes 33 min and costs €5 - €9.

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