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There are 4 ways to get from Sélestat to Zürich by train, bus or car

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Train via Gare de Basel-SBB  •  2h 17m

  1. Take the train from Gare de Sélestat to Gare de Basel-SBB Strasbourg - Mulhouse - Bâle / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB 36 / ...

$51 - $89

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Colmar to Zurich 108

$20 - $31

2 alternative options

Train  •  2h 18m

  1. Take the train from Sélestat to Basel SBB
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB 36 / ...

$54 - $96

Drive  •  1h 49m

  1. Drive from Sélestat to Zürich 108.2 miles

$23 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Sélestat to Zürich is to drive which costs 20€ - 30€ and takes 1h 49m.

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The quickest way to get from Sélestat to Zürich is to drive which costs 20€ - 30€ and takes 1h 49m.

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No, there is no direct train from Sélestat to Zürich. However, there are services departing from Gare de Sélestat and arriving at Zürich HB via Basel SBB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 17m.

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The distance between Sélestat and Zürich is 129 km. The road distance is 173.1 km.

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The best way to get from Sélestat to Zürich without a car is to train which takes 2h 17m and costs 40€ - 80€.

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It takes approximately 2h 17m to get from Sélestat to Zürich, including transfers.

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Sélestat to Zürich train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Sélestat station.

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The best way to get from Sélestat to Zürich is to train which takes 2h 17m and costs 40€ - 80€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 17€ - 27€ and takes 4h 1m.

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Sélestat to Zürich train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Zürich HB station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sélestat to Zürich is 173 km. It takes approximately 1h 49m to drive from Sélestat to Zürich.

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  • Distance: 80.9 miles
  • Duration: 2h 17m

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

You can take a train from Sélestat to Zürich via Gare de Basel-SBB and Basel SBB in around 2h 17m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Sélestat to Zürich 3 times a day. Tickets cost $9 - $15 and the journey takes 2h 50m.

Train operators
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. 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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Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Gare de Sélestat to Gare de Basel-SBB
Ave. Duration
58m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $29
1st Class
$27 - $45
Train from Sélestat to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
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
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Colmar to Zurich
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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