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

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Train inOui TGV  •  4h 56m

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Mulhouse Ville TGV / ...
  2. Take the train from Mulhouse Ville to Metz Ville Tgv
  3. Take the train from Metz Ville to St Avold

$115 - $151

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Bus  •  9h 9m

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Metz 775
  2. Take the bus from Metz to Saint Avold 2 / ...

$28 - $45

3 alternative options

Train via Strasbourg  •  7h 13m

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB 37 / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Strasbourg
  3. Take the train from Strasbourg to Sarreguemines

$76 - $130

Bus, train  •  8h 6m

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Strasbourg
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg to Sarreguemines Sarreguemines - Strasbourg / ...

$47 - $65

Drive  •  3h 26m

  1. Drive from Zürich to Lachambre 199.1 miles

$40 - $65

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The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Alsace is to bus which costs SFr 27 - SFr 45 and takes 9h 9m.

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The quickest way to get from Zürich to Alsace is to drive which costs SFr 40 - SFr 65 and takes 3h 26m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Zürich to Alsace. However, there are services departing from Zurich and arriving at Lachambre - Village via Metz and St.Avold - Gare Routière. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 9m.

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No, there is no direct train from Zürich to Alsace. However, there are services departing from Zürich HB and arriving at St Avold via Mulhouse Ville and Metz Ville. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 56m.

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The distance between Zürich and Alsace is 126 km. The road distance is 318.6 km.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Alsace without a car is to train which takes 4h 56m and costs SFr 110 - SFr 150.

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It takes approximately 4h 56m to get from Zürich to Alsace, including transfers.

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Zürich to Alsace bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Zurich station.

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

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The best way to get from Zürich to Alsace is to train which takes 4h 56m and costs SFr 110 - SFr 150. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 27 - SFr 45 and takes 9h 9m.

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  • Distance: 78.8 miles
  • Duration: 4h 56m

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

You can take a train from Zürich to Lachambre via Mulhouse Ville and Metz Ville in around 4h 56m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Zürich to Lachambre via Metz and St.Avold - Gare Routière in around 9h 9m.

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
$50 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
Standard
$50 - $70
First
$90 - $110
Train from Mulhouse Ville to Metz Ville
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$75 - $100
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$22 - $28
1st Class
$41 - $42
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
$50 - $70
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Standard
$50 - $70
First
$90 - $110
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $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 Metz Ville to St Avold
Ave. Duration
31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$14 - $21
1st Class
$18 - $28
Train from Strasbourg to Sarreguemines
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $29
1st Class
$26 - $40
Bus operators
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Zurich to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$23 - $28
Book at
eurolines.ch
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 Metz
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Info TIM - ATRIV 57
Phone
0 820 050 057
Email
webmestre@moselle.fr
Website
infotim57.fr
Bus from Metz to Saint Avold
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
infotim57.fr

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Zürich to Alsace bus services, operated by Info TIM - ATRIV 57, arrive at Saint Avold station.

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Zürich to Alsace train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at St Avold station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zürich to Alsace is 319 km. It takes approximately 3h 26m to drive from Zürich to Alsace.

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