There are 8 ways to get from Paris to Zug by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4 h 48 min

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

$137 - $161

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Bus FlixBus  •  10 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Zurich N99

$58 - $98

6 alternative options

Bus Eurolines CH  •  8 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris to Zurich

$69 - $106

Drive  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Paris to Zug 424.5 miles

$90 - $140

Fly Paris CDG to Zurich  •  4 h 49 min

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

$91 - $307

Fly Paris Orly to Mulhouse, train  •  4 h 35 min

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

$100 - $389

Fly Paris CDG to Basel, train, line 70 train  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Basel (BSL) CDG - BSL
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
  3. Take the line 70 train from Zürich HB to Zug

$97 - $361

Train to Luxembourg, fly to Zurich  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Paris Est to Luxembourg
  2. Fly from Luxembourg (LUX) to Zurich (ZRH) LUX - ZRH

$163 - $383

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The cheapest way to get from Paris to Zug is to bus which costs 45€ - 85€ and takes 10 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Zug is to fly and train which costs 85€ - 330€ and takes 4 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Paris to Zug. However, there are services departing from Paris Gare de Lyon and arriving at Zug via Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 48 min.

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The distance between Paris and Zug is 495 km. The road distance is 679.1 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Zug without a car is to train which takes 4 h 48 min and costs 110€ - 140€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 48 min to get from Paris to Zug, including transfers.

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Paris to Zug train services, operated by TGV, depart from Paris Gare de Lyon station.

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The best way to get from Paris to Zug is to train which takes 4 h 48 min and costs 110€ - 140€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 55€ - 90€ and takes 8 h 47 min, you could also fly, which costs 75€ - 270€ and takes 4 h 49 min.

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The quickest flight from Paris CDG Airport to Zurich Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Paris to Zug train services, operated by TGV, arrive at Zürich HB station.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Zug.
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  • Distance: 309.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 48 min

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

TGV operates a train from Paris to Zug 5 times a day. Tickets cost $120 - $140 and the journey takes 4 h 14 min. Alternatively, Eurolines CH operates a bus from Paris to Zug 3 times a week. Tickets cost $50 - $80 and the journey takes 8 h 13 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $400
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
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
Flights from Luxembourg to Zurich
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $900
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
Flights from Luxembourg to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$120 - $140
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$120 - $140
1st Class
$160 - $230
Train from Paris Est to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $85
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$75 - $85
1st Class
$100 - $150
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 Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Zug
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $14
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
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 - $80
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eurolines.ch
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 Zurich
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Zug is 679 km. It takes approximately 6 h 21 min to drive from Paris to Zug.

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

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There are 617+ hotels available in Zug. Prices start at $98 USD 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 10€.

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