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There are 10 ways to get from Rue to The Louvre by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Paris Gare De Lyon  •  5h 32m

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Paris Gare De Lyon Tgv

€92 - €129

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Bus  •  12h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Fribourg to Paris N799

€45 - €68

8 alternative options

Train  •  5h 49m

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

€137 - €249

Drive  •  5h 37m

  1. Drive from Rue to The Louvre 520.6 km

€55 - €85

Train to Geneva, fly to Paris CDG  •  6h 34m

  1. Take the train from Palézieux to Genève-Aéroport
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Paris CDG (CDG) GVA - CDG

€99 - €230

Train to Geneva, fly to Paris Orly  •  6h 17m

  1. Take the train from Palézieux to Genève-Aéroport
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Paris Orly (ORY) GVA - ORY

€85 - €223

Train, train to Zurich, fly to Paris CDG  •  7h 20m

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

€122 - €323

Train, train to Basel, fly to Paris CDG  •  7h 10m

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

€105 - €373

Train to Geneva, fly to Paris Le Bourget Apt  •  7h 26m

  1. Take the train from Palézieux to Genève-Aéroport
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Paris Le Bourget Apt (LBG) GVA - LBG

€117 - €376

Train, train to Lyon, fly to Paris CDG  •  8h 45m

  1. Take the train from Palézieux to Genève
  2. Take the train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
  3. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Paris CDG (CDG) LYS - CDG

€128 - €255

Rue to The Louvre by train, subway and walk

The journey time between Rue and The Louvre is around 5h 12m and covers a distance of around 510 km. The fastest journey normally takes 5h 3m. Operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), TGV inOui and Paris Metro, the Rue to The Louvre service departs from Ecublens-Rue and arrives in The Louvre. Typically 26 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
5h 12m
Fastest journey time:
5h 3m
Journey distance:
510 km
Services per week:
26
Cheapest price:
€92
Carbon emissions:
26 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:14
Last service departs at:
15:14

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Rue to The Louvre train, subway and walk schedules

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in The Louvre is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in The Louvre is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in The Louvre is 1 metre.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rue to The Louvre is to bus which costs SFr 45 - SFr 75 and takes 12h 37m.

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The quickest way to get from Rue to The Louvre is to train via Paris Gare De Lyon which costs SFr 95 - SFr 140 and takes 5h 32m.

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No, there is no direct train from Rue to The Louvre. However, there are services departing from Ecublens-Rue and arriving at Palais-Royal via Lausanne and Gare de Lyon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 32m.

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The distance between Rue and The Louvre is 418 km. The road distance is 520.6 km.

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The best way to get from Rue to The Louvre without a car is to train via Paris Gare De Lyon which takes 5h 32m and costs SFr 95 - SFr 140.

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It takes approximately 5h 32m to get from Rue to The Louvre, including transfers.

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Rue to The Louvre train services, operated by TGV inOui, depart from Lausanne station.

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The best way to get from Rue to The Louvre is to train via Paris Gare De Lyon which takes 5h 32m and costs SFr 95 - SFr 140. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 45 - SFr 75 and takes 12h 37m.

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

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Rue to The Louvre train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at Paris Gare De Lyon station.

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Map of how to get from Rue to The Louvre.
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  • Distance: 417.8 km
  • Duration: 5h 32m

What companies run services between Rue, Switzerland and The Louvre, France?

TGV inOui operates a train from Lausanne to Paris Gare De Lyon 5 times a day. Tickets cost €75 - €100 and the journey takes 3h 42m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Fribourg to Paris 4 times a week. Tickets cost €30 - €40 and the journey takes 9h 35m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Geneva to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €250
Flights from Zurich to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€75 - €350
Flights from Basel to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €350
Flights from Lyon to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €170
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €250
Flights from Geneva to Paris CDG via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€85 - €230
Flights from Zurich to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €460
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €220
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €370
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Geneva to Paris Le Bourget Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €320
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 Lausanne to Paris Gare De Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€75 - €100
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€75 - €90
1st Class
€85 - €100
Train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€20 - €30
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€20 - €23
1st Class
€25 - €30
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 Lausanne to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€120 - €220
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Palézieux to Genève-Aéroport
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€29 - €55
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Romont to Bern
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€22 - €40
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Bern to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€40 - €75
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Bern to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€26 - €50
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Palézieux to Genève
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€28 - €50
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €75
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Service d'automobiles TPF
Phone
+41 26 351 02 00
Email
tpf@tpf.ch
Website
tpf.ch
Train from Romont to Bern
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Service d'automobiles TPF
Schedules at
SBB
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 Bern to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€15 - €22
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 Bern to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€18 - €40
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
€18 - €25
1st Class
€29 - €40
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Fribourg to Paris
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Rue to The Louvre is 521 km. It takes approximately 5h 37m to drive from Rue to The Louvre.

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