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

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Train  •  6h 4m

  1. Take the train from Sion to Genève Ir90 / ...
  2. Take the train from Geneve to Paris Gare De Lyon Tgv

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Bus  •  9h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Sion to Lausanne P+R N1157
  2. Take the bus from Lausanne P+R to Paris 479 / ...

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Train via Lausanne  •  6h 6m

  1. Take the train from Sion to Lausanne Ir90 / ...
  2. Take the train from Lausanne to Paris Gare De Lyon Tgv

Drive  •  6h 12m

  1. Drive from Sion to Paris Gallieni 608.4 km

Train to Geneva, fly to Paris Charles de Gaulle  •  6h 4m

  1. Take the train from Sion to Genève-Aéroport
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Paris Charles de Gaulle (CDG) GVA - CDG

Train to Milan Malpensa, fly to Paris Charles de Gaulle  •  6h 44m

  1. Take the train from Sion to Gallarate
  2. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Paris Charles de Gaulle (CDG) MXP - CDG

Train to Geneva, fly to Paris Orly  •  6h 29m

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

Train to Milan Malpensa, fly to Paris Orly  •  7h 19m

  1. Take the train from Sion to Gallarate
  2. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Paris Orly (ORY) MXP - ORY

Train, train to Basel, fly to Paris Charles de Gaulle  •  7h 41m

  1. Take the train from Sion to Visp
  2. Take the train from Visp to Basel SBB
  3. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Paris Charles de Gaulle (CDG) BSL - CDG

Sion to Paris by train

The train journey time between Sion and Paris is around 6h 4m and covers a distance of around 651 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h. Operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), Trenitalia EuroCity and TGV inOui, the Sion to Paris train service departs from Sion and arrives in Paris Gare De Lyon. Typically 66 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

66 Weekly Trains
6h 4m Average Duration
€189 Cheapest Price
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Switzerland → France
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Yes, entry into France is currently allowed from Switzerland.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
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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 recommended.

The social distance requirement in Paris is 1 metre.

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No, returning to Switzerland from France is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 19 Sep 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Sion to Paris is to bus which costs SFr 22 - SFr 40 and takes 9h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Sion to Paris is to train which costs SFr 170 - SFr 360 and takes 6h 4m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sion to Paris. However, there are services departing from Sion and arriving at Paris via Lausanne P+R. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 30m.

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No, there is no direct train from Sion to Paris. However, there are services departing from Sion and arriving at Paris Gare De Lyon via Geneve. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 4m.

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The distance between Sion and Paris is 476 km. The road distance is 608.4 km.

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The best way to get from Sion to Paris without a car is to train which takes 6h 4m and costs SFr 170 - SFr 360.

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It takes approximately 6h 4m to get from Sion to Paris, including transfers.

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Sion to Paris bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Sion station.

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Sion to Paris train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Sion station.

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The best way to get from Sion to Paris is to train which takes 6h 4m and costs SFr 170 - SFr 360. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 22 - SFr 40 and takes 9h 30m.

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Map of how to get from Sion to Paris.
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  • Distance: 475.8 km
  • Duration: 6h 4m

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

You can take a train from Sion to Paris Bercy via Geneve in around 6h 4m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sion to Paris Bercy via Lausanne P+R in around 9h 30m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €270
Flights from Geneva to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €360
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Geneva to Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €290
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €550
Flights from Basel to Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €380
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Paris Charles de Gaulle via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €550
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Paris Charles de Gaulle via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€120 - €550
Flights from Basel to Paris Charles de Gaulle via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€120 - €650
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €250
Pakistan International Airlines
Website
www4.piac.com.pk
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€65 - €120
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Paris Charles de Gaulle via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€95 - €500
Train operators
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 Sion to Genève
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€50 - €95
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Genève to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 24m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€150 - €280
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Sion to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€35 - €65
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lausanne to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€170 - €310
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Sion to Genève-Aéroport
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€55 - €100
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Sion to Gallarate
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€60 - €110
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Sion to Visp
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€21 - €40
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Visp to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€65 - €120
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Sion to Geneve
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€35 - €95
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
€35 - €55
1st Class
€70 - €95
Train from Sion to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€27 - €75
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
€27 - €40
1st Class
€50 - €75
Train from Sion to Geneve-Aeroport
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€35 - €100
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
€35 - €55
1st Class
€70 - €100
Train from Visp to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€45 - €120
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
€45 - €65
1st Class
€80 - €120
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 Geneve to Paris Gare De Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€80 - €110
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€80 - €95
1st Class
€90 - €110
Train from Lausanne to Paris Gare De Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€85 - €120
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€85 - €110
1st Class
€95 - €120
RegionalAlps
Phone
+41 27 720 47 47
Email
info@regionalps.ch
Website
regionalps.ch
Train from Sion to Visp
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€16 - €35
Website
RegionalAlps
Schedules at
Swiss Railways
2nd Class Ticket
€16 - €19
1st Class Ticket
€29 - €33
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 Sion to Lausanne P+R
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€8 - €10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Lausanne P+R to Paris
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€25 - €31
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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Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
blablacar.fr
Bus from Lausanne to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€16 - €21
Website
Blablabus

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