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There are 5 ways to get from Zürich to Épinal by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 54m

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Mulhouse Ville TGV / ...
  2. Take the train from Mulhouse Ville to Belfort Ville Ic
  3. Take the train from Belfort Ville to Epinal

$64 - $85

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Bus  •  7h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Colmar 775
  2. Take the bus from Gare de Sélestat to Gare de St-Dié-des-Vosges
  3. Take the bus from Gare de St-Dié-des-Vosges to Gare de Epinal

$38 - $56

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  7h 39m

  1. Take the train from Baden to Basel SBB 36 / ...
  2. Take the train from Gare de Basel-SBB to Gare de Sélestat
  3. Take the bus from Gare de Sélestat to Gare de St-Dié-des-Vosges
  4. Take the bus from Gare de St-Dié-des-Vosges to Gare de Epinal

$73 - $118

Drive  •  2h 49m

  1. Drive from Zürich to Épinal 142.9 miles

$30 - $45

Fly, train  •  5h 54m

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Luxembourg (LUX) ZRH - LUX
  2. Take the train from Gare de Luxembourg to Gare de Nancy-Ville
  3. Take the train from Nancy Ville to Epinal

$98 - $342

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The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Épinal is to drive which costs SFr 30 - SFr 45 and takes 2h 49m.

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The quickest way to get from Zürich to Épinal is to drive which costs SFr 30 - SFr 45 and takes 2h 49m.

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No, there is no direct train from Zürich to Épinal. However, there are services departing from Zürich HB and arriving at Epinal via Mulhouse Ville and Belfort Ville. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 54m.

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The distance between Zürich and Épinal is 181 km. The road distance is 228.7 km.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Épinal without a car is to train which takes 4h 54m and costs SFr 60 - SFr 85.

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It takes approximately 4h 54m to get from Zürich to Épinal, including transfers.

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Zürich to Épinal train services, operated by inOui TGV, depart from Zürich HB station.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Épinal is to train which takes 4h 54m and costs SFr 60 - SFr 85. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 35 - SFr 60 and takes 7h 37m.

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

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Zürich to Épinal train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Epinal station.

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Map of how to get from Zürich to Épinal.
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  • Distance: 113.2 miles
  • Duration: 4h 54m

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

You can take a train from Zürich to Épinal via Mulhouse Ville and Belfort Ville in around 4h 54m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Zürich to Épinal via Colmar, Colmar, Sélestat, Gare de Sélestat, and Gare de St-Dié-des-Vosges in around 7h 37m.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $900
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Zurich to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $400
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Luxembourg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Zürich HB to Mulhouse Ville
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $34
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$28 - $34
1st Class
$48 - $53
Train from Nancy Ville to Epinal
Ave. Duration
41m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $25
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $25
1st Class
$35 - $38
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 Zürich HB to Mulhouse Ville
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Baden to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 Mulhouse Ville to Belfort Ville
Ave. Duration
33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$14 - $21
1st Class
$18 - $27
Train from Belfort Ville to Epinal
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $30
1st Class
$28 - $45
Train from Gare de Basel-SBB to Gare de Sélestat
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $29
1st Class
$27 - $45
Train from Gare de Luxembourg to Gare de Nancy-Ville
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$22 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
Train from Nancy Ville to Epinal
Ave. Duration
56m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $25
1st Class
$22 - $35
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
Phone
+352 24 89 24 89
Website
cfl.lu
Train from Luxembourg, Gare Centrale to Nancy, Ville
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4
Website
cfl.lu
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zurich to Colmar
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
SNCF Bus
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Bus from Gare de Sélestat to Gare de St-Dié-des-Vosges
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
SNCF Bus
Bus from Gare de St-Dié-des-Vosges to Gare de Epinal
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
SNCF Bus

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Yes, the driving distance between Zürich to Épinal is 229 km. It takes approximately 2h 49m to drive from Zürich to Épinal.

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FlexFlight ApS, Lufthansa and Swiss offer flights from Zurich Airport to Luxembourg Airport.

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There are 156+ hotels available in Épinal. Prices start at $51 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Zurich Airport is to line 16 train which takes 13m and costs SFr 10 - SFr 20.

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