There are 5 ways to get from Switzerland to France by train, bus, car or plane

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

Recommended option

Train  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Paris Gare de Lyon Tgv

$131 - $158

Cheapest option

Fly  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Nice (NCE) GVA - NCE

$48 - $139

3 alternative options

Bus  •  9 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Paris

$61 - $93

Train, bus  •  10 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Brugg AG to Basel SBB 36 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Mulhouse to Paris City Center - Bercy Ouibus

$59 - $98

Drive  •  6 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Zürich to Paris 409.7 miles

$85 - $130

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The cheapest way to get from Switzerland to France is to fly which costs SFr 45 - SFr 140 and takes 4 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Switzerland to France is to fly which takes 4 h 5 min and costs SFr 45 - SFr 140.

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The distance between Switzerland and France is 484 km. The road distance is 656 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 23 min to get from Switzerland to France, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Switzerland and France?

TGV operates a train from Zürich to Paris 5 times a day. Tickets cost $120 - $140 and the journey takes 4 h 11 min. Alternatively, Eurolines CH operates a bus from Zürich to Paris 3 times a week. Tickets cost $50 - $75 and the journey takes 8 h 12 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $190
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Zürich HB to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$120 - $140
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$120 - $140
1st Class
$160 - $230
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Brugg AG to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $29
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Zurich to Paris
Ave. Duration
8 h 12 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Book at
eurolines.ch
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Mulhouse to Paris City Center - Bercy
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
Ouibus

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