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

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Train  •  2 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB 3 / ...

$60 - $105

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Bus  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Strasbourg to Zurich N11 / ...

$13 - $75

2 alternative options

Drive  •  2 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Strasbourg to Zürich 142.8 miles

$30 - $45

Train, fly  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Strasbourg to Stuttgart Hbf
  2. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Zurich (ZRH) STR - ZRH

$99 - $279

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The cheapest way to get from Strasbourg to Zürich is to bus which costs 11€ - 65€ and takes 3 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Strasbourg to Zürich is to drive which costs 26€ - 40€ and takes 2 h 18 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Strasbourg and arriving at Zurich. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Strasbourg to Zürich. However, there are services departing from Strasbourg and arriving at Zürich HB via Basel SBB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 34 min.

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The distance between Strasbourg and Zürich is 148 km. The road distance is 228.4 km.

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The best way to get from Strasbourg to Zürich without a car is to train which takes 2 h 34 min and costs 50€ - 90€.

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It takes approximately 2 h 34 min to get from Strasbourg to Zürich, including transfers.

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Strasbourg to Zürich bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Strasbourg station.

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

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The best way to get from Strasbourg to Zürich is to train which takes 2 h 34 min and costs 50€ - 90€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 11€ - 65€ and takes 3 h 50 min.

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Map of how to get from Strasbourg to Zürich.
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  • Distance: 92.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 34 min

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

You can take a train from Strasbourg to Zürich via Basel SBB in around 2 h 34 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Strasbourg to Zürich 5 times a day. Tickets cost $13 - $23 and the journey takes 3 h 50 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Zurich
Ave. Duration
44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
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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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
$30 - $50
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
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Strasbourg to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
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 Strasbourg to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Strasbourg to Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Strasbourg to Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $30
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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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The quickest flight from Stuttgart Airport to Zurich Airport is the direct flight which takes 35 min.

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Strasbourg to Zürich bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Zurich station.

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Strasbourg 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 Strasbourg to Zürich is 228 km. It takes approximately 2 h 18 min to drive from Strasbourg to Zürich.

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Swiss offers flights from Stuttgart Airport to Zurich Airport.

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Book your Strasbourg to Zürich bus tickets online with FlixBus and Busbud.

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There are 504+ hotels available in Zürich. Prices start at $92 USD per night.

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