There are 7 ways to get from Paris to Zürich 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 11 min

  1. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Zürich HB Tgv

$120 - $140

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Zurich 099 / ...

$35 - $130

5 alternative options

Bus, train  •  8 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris City Center - Bercy to Mulhouse Ouibus
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB 3 / ...

$62 - $110

Drive  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Paris to Zürich 409.8 miles

$85 - $130

Fly Paris Orly to Mulhouse, train  •  4 h

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Mulhouse (MLH) ORY - MLH
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB

$93 - $375

Fly Paris CDG to Zurich  •  4 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Zurich (ZRH) CDG - ZRH

$83 - $293

Fly Paris CDG to Basel, train  •  5 h 19 min

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

$90 - $347

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Paris to Zürich is to bus which costs 30€ - 110€ and takes 10 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Zürich is to fly and train which costs 75€ - 320€ and takes 4 h.

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The distance between Paris and Zürich is 489 km. The road distance is 655.6 km.

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The train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Zürich HB takes 4 h 11 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Paris, Paris and arriving at Zurich. Services depart five times a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10 h 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Paris Gare de Lyon and arriving at Zürich HB. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 11 min.

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

TGV operates a train from Paris to Zürich every 4 hours. Tickets cost $120 - $140 and the journey takes 4 h 11 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Paris to Zürich twice daily. Tickets cost $35 - $65 and the journey takes 10 h 30 min. Two other operators also service this route.

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
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 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
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
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
Flights from Paris CDG to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $140
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$120 - $140
1st Class
$160 - $230
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Ouibus
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
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris, Paris to Zurich
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Paris to Zurich
Ave. Duration
8 h 13 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Book at
eurolines.ch
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Paris Gallieni to Zurich
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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