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There are 4 ways to get from Strasbourg to Zürich 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  •  2h 37m

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

$60 - $104

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Bus  •  3h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Strasbourg to Zurich N401

$23 - $28

2 alternative options

Train via Gare de Basel-SBB  •  2h 37m

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

$56 - $96

Drive  •  2h 18m

  1. Drive from Strasbourg to Zürich 142.8 miles

$30 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Strasbourg to Zürich is to bus which costs 20€ - 24€ and takes 3h 30m.

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

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Strasbourg and arriving at Zurich. Services depart six times a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 30m.

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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 2h 37m.

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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 2h 37m and costs 50€ - 95€.

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It takes approximately 2h 37m to get from Strasbourg to Zürich, including transfers.

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Strasbourg to Zürich bus services, operated by Eurolines CH, 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 2h 37m and costs 50€ - 95€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 20€ - 24€ and takes 3h 30m.

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Map of how to get from Strasbourg to Zürich.
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  • Distance: 92.5 miles
  • Duration: 2h 37m

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

You can take a train from Strasbourg to Zürich via Basel SBB in around 2h 37m. Alternatively, Eurolines CH operates a bus from Strasbourg to Zürich 3 times a week. Tickets cost $23 - $28 and the journey takes 3h 30m. Two other operators also service this route.

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
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Gare de Strasbourg to Gare de Basel-SBB
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $55
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
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Strasbourg to Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$23 - $28
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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
4h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $75
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
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
3h 25m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Strasbourg to Zürich bus services, operated by Eurolines CH, 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 2h 18m to drive from Strasbourg to Zürich.

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