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There are 5 ways to get from Thionville to Biel/Bienne by train, car or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from Thionville to Mulhouse
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Biel/Bienne

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Train #2

  1. Take the train from Thionville to Belfort - Montbéliard TGV
  2. Take the train from Méroux to Biel/Bienne

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Train via Thionville

  1. Take the train from Thionville to Mulhouse Ville
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Biel/Bienne

Drive

  1. Drive from Thionville to Biel/Bienne

Fly, train

  1. Fly from Luxembourg (LUX) to Zurich (ZRH)
  2. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Biel/Bienne

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The cheapest way to get from Thionville to Biel/Bienne is to drive which costs €45 - €70 and takes 3h 58m.

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The quickest way to get from Thionville to Biel/Bienne is to drive which costs €45 - €70 and takes 3h 58m.

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No, there is no direct train from Thionville to Biel/Bienne. However, there are services departing from Thionville and arriving at Biel/Bienne via Mulhouse and Basel SBB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 26m.

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It is 260 km from Thionville to Biel/Bienne. It is approximately 386.6 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Thionville to Biel/Bienne without a car is to train which takes 4h 26m and costs €65 - €140.

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It takes approximately 4h 26m to get from Thionville to Biel/Bienne, including transfers.

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Thionville to Biel/Bienne train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Thionville station.

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The quickest flight from Luxembourg Airport to Zurich Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Thionville to Biel/Bienne train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Biel/Bienne station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Thionville to Biel/Bienne is 387 km. It takes approximately 3h 58m to drive from Thionville to Biel/Bienne.

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Map of how to get from Thionville to Biel/Bienne.
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  • Distance: 259.9 km
  • Duration: 4h 26m

What companies run services between Thionville, Grand Est, France and Biel/Bienne, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Thionville to Biel/Bienne via Mulhouse and Basel SBB in around 4h 26m.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Zurich
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 120 - SFr 900
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 160 - SFr 1100
Train operators
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. 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 Thionville to Mulhouse
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 70
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
SFr 35 - SFr 50
Rail 1st Class
SFr 45 - SFr 70
Train from Thionville to Belfort - Montbéliard TGV
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 80
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
SFr 40 - SFr 60
Rail 1st Class
SFr 55 - SFr 80
Train from Méroux to Biel/Bienne
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 12 - SFr 30
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
SFr 12 - SFr 19
Rail 1st Class
SFr 20 - SFr 30
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 Basel SBB to Biel/Bienne
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 28 - SFr 55
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Biel/Bienne
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 80
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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
en.oui.sncf
Train from Thionville to Mulhouse Ville
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 55 - SFr 70
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
SFr 55 - SFr 65
1st Class
SFr 55 - SFr 70

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Lufthansa and Swiss offer flights from Luxembourg Airport to Zurich Airport.

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There are 38+ hotels available in Biel/Bienne. Prices start at SFr 87 per night.

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