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There are 12 ways to get from Saint-Malo to Zürich by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  8 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from St Malo to Paris Montparnasse Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Zürich HB Tgv

$200 - $228

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Bus FlixBus  •  18 h

  1. Take the bus from Saint-Malo to Paris, Paris 772
  2. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Zurich N99 / ...

$64 - $108

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Train via Rennes  •  8 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from St Malo to Rennes Tgv
  2. Take the train from Rennes to Paris Montparnasse Tgv
  3. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Zürich HB Tgv

$201 - $239

Bus Eurolines CH  •  15 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Saint-Malo to Paris - Porte des Ternes Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Paris to Zurich

$70 - $101

Drive  •  9 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Saint-Malo to Zürich 642.9 miles

$130 - $200

Train to Rennes, fly to Zurich  •  8 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from St Malo to Rennes
  2. Fly from Rennes (RNS) to Zurich (ZRH) RNS - ZRH

$138 - $519

Train to Rennes, fly to Basel, train  •  9 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from St Malo to Rennes
  2. Fly from Rennes (RNS) to Basel (BSL) RNS - BSL
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB

$180 - $604

Train to Rennes, fly to Strasbourg, train  •  8 h

  1. Take the train from St Malo to Rennes
  2. Fly from Rennes (RNS) to Strasbourg (SXB) RNS - SXB
  3. Take the train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB
  4. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB

$205 - $808

Train, train to Paris Orly, fly to Mulhouse  •  7 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from St Malo to Rennes
  2. Take the train from Rennes to Paris Montparnasse
  3. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Mulhouse (MLH) ORY - MLH
  4. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB

$184 - $484

Train, train to Nantes, fly to Basel  •  8 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from St Malo to Rennes
  2. Take the train from Rennes to Nantes
  3. Fly from Nantes (NTE) to Basel (BSL) NTE - BSL
  4. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB

$139 - $406

Train, train to Paris CDG, fly to Zurich  •  7 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from St Malo to Rennes
  2. Take the train from Rennes to Paris Montparnasse
  3. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Zurich (ZRH) CDG - ZRH

$174 - $401

Train, train to Nantes, fly to Strasbourg  •  9 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from St Malo to Rennes
  2. Take the train from Rennes to Nantes
  3. Fly from Nantes (NTE) to Strasbourg (SXB) NTE - SXB
  4. Take the train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB
  5. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB

$169 - $480

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The cheapest way to get from Saint-Malo to Zürich is to bus which costs 60€ - 90€ and takes 15 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Saint-Malo to Zürich is to train and fly which costs 160€ - 430€ and takes 7 h 17 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Saint-Malo to Zürich. However, there are services departing from Saint-Malo and arriving at Zurich via General Koenig - Palais Des Congres, Porte De Champerret and Paris. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 23 min.

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The distance between Saint-Malo and Zürich is 798 km. The road distance is 1028.7 km.

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The best way to get from Saint-Malo to Zürich without a car is to train which takes 8 h 28 min and costs 170€ - 200€.

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It takes approximately 8 h 28 min to get from Saint-Malo to Zürich, including transfers.

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Saint-Malo to Zürich bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Saint-Malo station.

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The best way to get from Saint-Malo to Zürich is to train which takes 8 h 28 min and costs 170€ - 200€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 60€ - 90€ and takes 15 h 23 min.

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There is no direct flight from Rennes Airport to Zurich Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 30 min and has one stopover.

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Saint-Malo to Zürich bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Zurich station.

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Map of how to get from Saint-Malo to Zürich.
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  • Distance: 498.9 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 28 min

What companies run services between Saint-Malo, France and Zürich, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Saint-Malo to Zürich via Paris Montparnasse, Gare Montparnasse, Gare De Lyon - Diderot, and Paris Gare de Lyon in around 8 h 28 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Saint-Malo to Zürich via Paris - Porte des Ternes, General Koenig - Palais Des Congres, Porte De Champerret, Porte De Bagnolet, and Paris in around 15 h 23 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Rennes to Zurich via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,000
Flights from Rennes to Basel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from Rennes to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Rennes to Strasbourg via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Paris Orly to Mulhouse
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $440
Flights from Nantes to Basel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $400
Flights from Nantes to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Flights from Nantes to Strasbourg via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Flights from Nantes to Strasbourg via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Rennes to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Rennes to Strasbourg via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Paris Orly to Mulhouse
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $440
Flights from Nantes to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Flights from Nantes to Strasbourg via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Flights from Nantes to Strasbourg via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Rennes to Zurich via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $330
Flights from Rennes to Zurich via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,000
Flights from Rennes to Zurich via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $400
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Rennes to Basel via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $460
Flights from Rennes to Basel via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from Rennes to Basel via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Rennes to Basel via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$90 - $430
Flights from Nantes to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Rennes to Zurich via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,000
Flights from Rennes to Basel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from Nantes to Basel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Nantes to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $370
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Rennes to Zurich via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $330
Flights from Nantes to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Rennes to Basel via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from St Malo to Paris Montparnasse
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$85 - $100
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$85 - $100
1st Class
$120 - $170
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $230
Train from St Malo to Rennes
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $26
1st Class
$38 - $39
Train from Rennes to Paris Montparnasse
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $80
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$70 - $80
1st Class
$100 - $140
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 St Malo to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $26
1st Class
$24 - $40
Train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Rennes to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
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
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Saint-Malo to Paris - Porte des Ternes
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
Ouibus
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
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 Saint-Malo to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris, Paris to Zurich
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Saint-Malo to Zürich is 1029 km. It takes approximately 9 h 38 min to drive from Saint-Malo to Zürich.

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easyJet, Chalair Aviation, KLM and two other airlines offer flights from Rennes Airport to Zurich Airport.

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