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There are 3 ways to get from Thionville to Kirchberg by train, car or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from Thionville to Mulhouse
  2. Take the train from Olten to Burgdorf

Drive

  1. Drive from Thionville to Kirchberg

Train, fly

  1. Take the train from Thionville to Luxembourg
  2. Fly from Luxembourg (LUX) to Zurich (ZRH)
  3. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Solothurn
  4. Take the train from Solothurn to Kirchberg-Alchenflüh

Thionville to Kirchberg by train

57 Weekly Trains
4h 27m Average Duration
SFr 61 Cheapest Price
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International entry into Switzerland from France

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France
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Allowed for: All visitors

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Conditions of entry into Switzerland from France

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • COVID-19 test required after arrival, between day 4 and day 7
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
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  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • COVID-19 test required after arrival, between day 4 and day 7
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
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Rules to follow in Switzerland

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Considerations leaving from France

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Switzerland from France.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Kirchberg is 0041 58 463 00 00.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Kirchberg is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Kirchberg is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 0041 58 463 00 00.

No, but conditions apply when returning to France from Switzerland.

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Last updated: 20 Jan 2022
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Thionville to Kirchberg is to drive which costs €40 - €65 and takes 3h 46m.

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The quickest way to get from Thionville to Kirchberg is to drive which costs €40 - €65 and takes 3h 46m.

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No, there is no direct train from Thionville to Kirchberg. However, there are services departing from Thionville and arriving at Kirchberg-Alchenflüh via Mulhouse, Basel SBB, Olten and Burgdorf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 27m.

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The distance between Thionville and Kirchberg is 274 km. The road distance is 373.3 km.

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The best way to get from Thionville to Kirchberg without a car is to train which takes 4h 27m and costs €55 - €150.

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It takes approximately 4h 27m to get from Thionville to Kirchberg, including transfers.

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Thionville to Kirchberg 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 Kirchberg train services, operated by Südostbahn, arrive at Burgdorf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Thionville to Kirchberg is 373 km. It takes approximately 3h 46m to drive from Thionville to Kirchberg.

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  • Distance: 274 km
  • Duration: 4h 27m

What companies run services between Thionville, Grand Est, France and Kirchberg, Canton of Bern, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Thionville to Kirchberg via Mulhouse, Basel SBB, Olten, and Burgdorf in around 4h 27m.

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 Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 6 - SFr 18
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
SFr 6 - SFr 9
Rail 1st Class
SFr 12 - SFr 18
Südostbahn
Phone
+41 58 580 70 70
Email
info@sob.ch
Website
sob.ch
Train from Olten to Burgdorf
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Südostbahn
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
BLS AG
Phone
+41 58 327 32 71
Website
bls.ch
Train from Olten to Burgdorf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 8 - SFr 12
Website
BLS AG
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Swiss Railways
Train from Solothurn to Kirchberg-Alchenflüh
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 3 - SFr 6
Website
BLS AG
Schedules at
Swiss Railways
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 Olten to Burgdorf
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 20 - SFr 40
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Solothurn
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 65
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 Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 16 - SFr 28
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
SFr 24 - SFr 28
1st Class
SFr 16 - SFr 20

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

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