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

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Train via Strasbourg  •  6h 52m

  1. Take the train from Meiringen to Luzern Ir
  2. Take the train from Luzern to Basel SBB Ec
  3. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Strasbourg Ter
  4. Take the train from Strasbourg to Paris-Est Tgv / ...

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Bus  •  13h 33m

  1. Take the bus from Interlaken Station East to Bern 417
  2. Take the bus from Bern to Paris N799

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Train  •  6h 52m

  1. Take the train from Meiringen to Luzern Ir
  2. Take the train from Luzern to Basel SBB Ec
  3. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Paris Gare De Lyon Tgv

Drive  •  6h 58m

  1. Drive from Reichenbach Falls to Paris Gallieni 650.6 km

Train, train to Zurich, fly to Paris CDG  •  6h 40m

  1. Take the train from Meiringen to Luzern
  2. Take the train from Luzern to Zürich Flughafen
  3. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Paris CDG (CDG) ZRH - CDG

Train, train to Basel, fly to Paris CDG  •  7h 1m

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

Train, train to Geneva, fly to Paris CDG  •  8h 16m

  1. Take the train from Interlaken Ost to Bern
  2. Take the train from Bern to Genève-Aéroport
  3. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Paris CDG (CDG) GVA - CDG

Train, train to Geneva, fly to Paris Orly  •  7h 59m

  1. Take the train from Interlaken Ost to Bern
  2. Take the train from Bern to Genève-Aéroport
  3. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Paris Orly (ORY) GVA - ORY

Train, train to Milan Malpensa, fly to Paris CDG  •  8h 49m

  1. Take the train from Meiringen to Interlaken Ost
  2. Take the train from Interlaken Ost to Spiez
  3. Take the train from Spiez to Gallarate
  4. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Paris CDG (CDG) MXP - CDG
Switzerland → France
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Conditions of entry into France from Switzerland

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 48 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
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  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
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  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 48 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
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Yes, but conditions apply when entering France from Switzerland.

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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 1 metre
  • Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Paris is 800 130 000.

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

The social distance requirement in Paris is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 130 000.

No, returning to Switzerland from France is currently allowed.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 15 May 2022
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The most affordable way to get from Reichenbach Falls to Paris is to bus, which costs SFr 50 - SFr 75 and takes 13h 33m.

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The quickest way to get from Reichenbach Falls to Paris is to train and fly which costs SFr 110 - SFr 340 and takes 6h 40m.

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No, there is no direct train from Reichenbach Falls to Paris. However, there are services departing from Meiringen and arriving at Paris-Est via Luzern, Basel Sbb and Strasbourg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 52m.

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The distance between Reichenbach Falls and Paris is 496 km. The road distance is 650.6 km.

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The best way to get from Reichenbach Falls to Paris without a car is to train via Strasbourg which takes 6h 52m and costs SFr 210 - SFr 420.

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It takes approximately 6h 52m to get from Reichenbach Falls to Paris, including transfers.

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Reichenbach Falls to Paris train services, operated by Zentralbahn, depart from Meiringen station.

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The best way to get from Reichenbach Falls to Paris is to train via Strasbourg which takes 6h 52m and costs SFr 210 - SFr 420. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 50 - SFr 75 and takes 13h 33m.

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

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Reichenbach Falls to Paris train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at Paris-Est station.

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Map of how to get from Reichenbach Falls to Paris.
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  • Distance: 496.4 km
  • Duration: 6h 52m

What companies run services between Reichenbach Falls, Switzerland and Paris, France?

You can take a train from Reichenbach Falls to Magenta via Luzern, Basel Sbb, and Strasbourg in around 6h 52m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Reichenbach Falls to Paris Bercy via Interlaken Ost, Interlaken Station East, and Bern in around 13h 33m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Zurich to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €410
Flights from Basel to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €300
Flights from Geneva to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €310
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €380
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €360
Flights from Zurich to Paris CDG via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €410
Flights from Geneva to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €310
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €260
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€28 - €200
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Paris CDG via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €440
Flights from Basel to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €390
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €550
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Paris CDG via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€120 - €550
Pakistan International Airlines
Website
www4.piac.com.pk
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€60 - €120
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Paris CDG via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€130 - €600
Train operators
Zentralbahn
Phone
+41 (0)58 668 80 00
Email
info@zentralbahn.ch
Website
zentralbahn.ch
Train from Meiringen to Luzern
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€19 - €26
Website
Zentralbahn
Schedules at
Swiss Railways
Train from Meiringen to Interlaken Ost
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€12 - €17
Website
Zentralbahn
Schedules at
Swiss Railways
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 Luzern to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€30 - €60
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel Sbb to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €70
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Strasbourg to Paris-Est
Ave. Duration
5h 4m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€120 - €230
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Luzern to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€25 - €45
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Interlaken Ost to Bern
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€23 - €45
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Bern to Genève-Aéroport
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€45 - €90
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Interlaken Ost to Spiez
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€12 - €22
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Spiez to Gallarate
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€50 - €90
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Südostbahn
Phone
+41 58 580 70 70
Email
info@sob.ch
Website
sob.ch
Train from Luzern to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
Südostbahn
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 Luzern to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€27 - €75
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
€27 - €40
1st Class
€50 - €75
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
sncf-connect.com
Train from Strasbourg to Paris-Est
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€70 - €95
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€70 - €85
1st Class
€80 - €95
Train from Basel Sbb to Paris Gare De Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 4m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€80 - €110
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€80 - €100
1st Class
€90 - €110
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 Strasbourg Bahnhof to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€75 - €110
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Interlaken Ost to Bern
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€19 - €27
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Interlaken Ost to Spiez
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€12 - €18
Website
Deutsche Bahn
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. 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 Paris l'Est
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€50 - €100
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€50 - €75
Rail 1st Class
€65 - €100
SBB GmbH
Phone
+49 (0) 7531 915109
Email
info@sbb-deutschland.de
Website
sbb-deutschland.de
Train from Interlaken Ost to Bern
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
SBB GmbH
Train from Interlaken Ost to Spiez
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
SBB GmbH
BLS AG
Phone
+41 58 327 32 71
Website
bls.ch
Train from Interlaken Ost to Spiez
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€4 - €6
Website
BLS AG
Schedules at
Swiss Railways
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Interlaken Station East to Bern
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€6 - €8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Bern to Paris
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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