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There are 4 ways to get from Zürich to Hésingue by train, tram, bus or car

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Train, tram, bus

  1. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
  2. Take the train from Basel Sbb to St Louis
  3. Take the tram from St-Louis, Gare de Saint-Louis to St-Louis, Saint-Exupéry
  4. Take the bus from St-Louis, Saint-Exupéry to Hésingue, Mairie

Cheapest

Bus, line 48 bus

  1. Take the bus from Zurich Bus Station to Basel SBB
  2. Take the line 48 bus from Basel, Bahnhof SBB to Basel, Bachgraben
  3. Take the bus from Basel, Bachgraben to Hésingue, Église

Line 31 bus, train, line 48 bus, bus

  1. Take the line 31 bus from Zürich, Sprecherstrasse to Zürich Altstetten, Bahnhof
  2. Take the train from Zürich Altstetten to Basel SBB
  3. Take the line 48 bus from Basel, Bahnhof SBB to Basel, Bachgraben
  4. Take the bus from Basel, Bachgraben to Hésingue, Église

Drive

  1. Drive from Zürich to Hésingue
Switzerland → France
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International entry into France from Switzerland

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

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Conditions of entry into France from Switzerland

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from Switzerland
  • Health declaration required
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be placed under state quarantine
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Bahrain, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Comoros, Hong Kong, Japan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Monaco, New Zealand, Qatar, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Singapore, South Korea, Switzerland, Taiwan, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Vanuatu and Vatican
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Latvia, Lithuania, Netherlands, Romania, Slovakia and Slovenia
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
This applies to arrivals from Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Latvia, Lithuania, Netherlands, Romania, Slovakia and Slovenia
  • 7-day mandatory self-quarantine
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Afghanistan, Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Bahrain, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Comoros, Costa Rica, Cuba, Georgia, Hong Kong, Iran, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Monaco, New Zealand, Pakistan, Qatar, Russia, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, South Korea, Suriname, Taiwan, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Vanuatu and Vatican
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Afghanistan, Brazil, Costa Rica, Cuba, Georgia, Iran, Pakistan, Russia, Suriname and Turkey
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Bahrain, Canada, Chile, Comoros, Hong Kong, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Monaco, New Zealand, Qatar, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, South Korea, Taiwan, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Vanuatu and Vatican
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Bahrain, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Comoros, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Monaco, New Zealand, Qatar, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, South Korea, Taiwan, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Vanuatu and Vatican
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Bahrain, Canada, Chile, Comoros, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Monaco, New Zealand, Qatar, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, South Korea, Taiwan, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Vanuatu and Vatican
  • Health declaration required
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be placed under state quarantine
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Rules to follow in France

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Considerations leaving from Switzerland

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

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering France from Switzerland.

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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 metre
  • Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Hésingue is 800 130 000.

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

The social distance requirement in Hésingue is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 130 000.

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

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Last updated: 28 Nov 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Zürich to Hésingue is to bus and line 48 bus, which costs SFr 8 - SFr 12 and takes 2h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Zürich to Hésingue is to drive which costs SFr 11 - SFr 17 and takes 1h 4m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Zürich station to Hésingue. However, there are services departing from Zurich Bus Station and arriving at Hésingue, Église via Basel, Bahnhof SBB and Basel, Bachgraben. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 20m.

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The distance between Zürich and Hésingue is 81 km. The road distance is 93.5 km.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Hésingue without a car is to train and tram and bus which takes 1h 55m and costs SFr 35 - SFr 60.

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It takes approximately 1h 55m to get from Zürich to Hésingue, including transfers.

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Zürich to Hésingue bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Zurich Bus Station.

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Zürich to Hésingue bus services, operated by Swiss PostAuto, arrive at Hésingue, Église station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zürich to Hésingue is 94 km. It takes approximately 1h 4m to drive from Zürich to Hésingue.

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There are 165+ hotels available in Hésingue. Prices start at €87 per night.

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Map of how to get from Zürich to Hésingue.
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  • Distance: 80.9 km
  • Duration: 1h 55m

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

You can take a bus from Zürich to Hésingue via Basel SBB, Basel, Bahnhof SBB, and Basel, Bachgraben in around 2h 20m.

Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€23 - €35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€30 - €60
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel Sbb to St Louis
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€9 - €17
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich Altstetten to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€30 - €55
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 Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€24 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€30 - €35
1st Class
€24 - €29
SBB GmbH
Phone
+49 (0) 7531 915109
Email
info@sbb-deutschland.de
Website
sbb-deutschland.de
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
SBB GmbH
Basler Verkehrs-Betriebe
Website
bvb.ch
Tram from St-Louis, Gare de Saint-Louis to St-Louis, Saint-Exupéry
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€1 - €3
Website
Basler Verkehrs-Betriebe
Distribus
Phone
03-89-69-73-65
Email
distribus@l-k.fr
Website
distribus.com
Tram from Gare to Saint-Exupery
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Website
Distribus
Bus operators
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from St-Louis, Saint-Exupéry to Hésingue, Mairie
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€2 - €3
Website
Swiss PostAuto
Schedules at
SBB
Bus from Basel, Bachgraben to Hésingue, Église
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€2 - €3
Website
Swiss PostAuto
Schedules at
SBB
Distribus
Phone
03-89-69-73-65
Email
distribus@l-k.fr
Website
distribus.com
Bus from Saint-Exupery to Mairie
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Distribus
Bus from Bachgraben to Église
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Distribus
Lignes de Haute-Alsace
Phone
03 89 30 68 68
Website
haut-rhin.fr
Bus from Lycée Mermoz to Ecole Mairie
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€2 - €3
Schedules at
Lignes de Haute-Alsace
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zurich Bus Station to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€7 - €9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Zurich Limmatstrasse to Basel Meret-Oppenheim-Strasse
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€2 - €4
Website
Union Ivkoni
Union Ivkoni - Unibus
Website
bustickets.distribusion.com
Bus from Zurich Limmatstrasse to Basel Meret-Oppenheim-Strasse
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
bustickets.distribusion.com
Basler Verkehrs-Betriebe
Website
bvb.ch
Bus from Basel, Bahnhof SBB to Basel, Bachgraben
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€3 - €4
Website
Basler Verkehrs-Betriebe
VBZ
Phone
0848 988 988
Email
contact@zvv.ch
Website
stadt-zuerich.ch
Bus from Zürich, Sprecherstrasse to Zürich Altstetten, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
€4 - €6
Website
VBZ
Schedules at
SBB

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