There are 6 ways to get from Zürich to French Riviera by train, bus 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  •  11 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Milano Centrale Ec
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Antibes Ec

$76 - $142

Cheapest option

Bus Eurolines FR  •  12 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Nice

$73 - $150

4 alternative options

Bus Marino Autolinee  •  13 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurigo to Torino Marinobus
  2. Take the bus from Torino Autostazione Corso Vittorio Emanuele II to Nice Aéroport Nice Côte d'Azur Gare Routière

$73 - $101

Fly Zurich to Nice, line 31 bus, travel  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Nice (NCE) ZRH - NCE
  2. Take the line 31 bus from Gare Routiere to Gare Routiere
  3. Travel from Gare Routiere to French Riviera

Train to Basel, fly to Nice, line 31 bus, travel  •  7 h

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Nice (NCE) BSL - NCE
  3. Take the line 31 bus from Gare Routiere to Gare Routiere
  4. Travel from Gare Routiere to French Riviera

Fly Zurich to Marseille, train  •  8 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Marseille (MRS) ZRH - MRS
  2. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Antibes

$116 - $368

What companies run services between Zürich, Switzerland and French Riviera, FR-93, France?

You can take a train from Zürich to French Riviera via Milano Centrale, Antibes, Gare Routiere, and Gare Routiere in around 11 h 11 min. Alternatively, Eurolines FR operates a bus from Zürich to French Riviera 3 times a week. Tickets cost $50 - $120 and the journey takes 9 h 35 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Zurich to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $360
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Zurich to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $150
Flights from Basel to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Nice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Zurich to Marseille via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Zurich to Marseille via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Train operators
Trenitalia Eurocity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Zuerich Hb to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Antibes
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Marseille-Saint-Charles to Antibes
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Antibes
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $28
1st Class
$41 - $42
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Antibes
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$65 - $85
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Antibes
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$45 - $75
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Zurich to Nice
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $120
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Zurigo to Torino
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$33
Schedules at
marinobus.it
Eurolines IT
Phone
+39 0861 199 1900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
eurolines.it
Bus from Torino Autostazione Corso Vittorio Emanuele II to Nice Aéroport Nice Côte d'Azur Gare Routière
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
eurolines.it
Envibus
Phone
04 89 87 72
Email
envibus@agglo-casa[.fr
Website
envibus.fr
Bus from Gare Routiere to Gare Routiere
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
envibus-api.koezio.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Zürich and French Riviera is 464 km.

The cheapest way to get from Zürich to French Riviera is to bus which costs SFr 70 - SFr 110 and takes 13 h 48 min.

The quickest way to get from Zürich to French Riviera is to fly and train which takes 8 h 45 min and costs SFr 110 - SFr 370.

It takes approximately 11 h 11 min to get from Zürich to French Riviera, including transfers.