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There are 5 ways to get from Strasbourg to Rhine Falls by train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train via Basel SBB  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB
  2. Take the train from Basel Bad Bf to Schaffhausen Ire

$67 - $114

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Bus FlixBus, train  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Strasbourg to Zurich 108 / ...
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Neuhausen Rheinfall 9

$33 - $62

3 alternative options

Train Deutsche Bahn  •  3 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Offenburg to Singen(Hohentwiel) Re

$57 - $92

Bus Eurolines FR, train  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Strasbourg to Zurich
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Neuhausen Rheinfall 9

$56 - $111

Drive  •  2 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Strasbourg to Rhine Falls 115.7 miles

$24 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Strasbourg to Rhine Falls is to drive which costs 21€ - 35€ and takes 2 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Strasbourg to Rhine Falls is to drive which costs 21€ - 35€ and takes 2 h 11 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Strasbourg to Rhine Falls. However, there are services departing from Strasbourg and arriving at Schloss Laufen am Rheinfall via Basel SBB, Basel Bad Bf and Schaffhausen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 30 min.

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The distance between Strasbourg and Rhine Falls is 120 km. The road distance is 185.1 km.

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The best way to get from Strasbourg to Rhine Falls without a car is to train which takes 3 h 30 min and costs 55€ - 100€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 30 min to get from Strasbourg to Rhine Falls, including transfers.

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Strasbourg to Rhine Falls train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Strasbourg station.

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Strasbourg to Rhine Falls train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Schaffhausen station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Strasbourg to Rhine Falls is 185 km. It takes approximately 2 h 11 min to drive from Strasbourg to Rhine Falls.

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There are 221+ hotels available in Rhine Falls. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Strasbourg to Rhine Falls.
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  • Distance: 74.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 30 min

What companies run services between Strasbourg, France and Rhine Falls, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Strasbourg to Rhine Falls via Basel SBB, Basel Bad Bf, Schaffhausen, and Schloss Laufen am Rheinfall in around 3 h 30 min.

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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
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 Bad Bf to Schaffhausen
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Neuhausen Rheinfall
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Offenburg to Singen(Hohentwiel)
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
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 Strasbourg to Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Strasbourg to Zürich
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$23 - $28
Book at
eurolines.ch
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Strasbourg to Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $75
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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