There are 6 ways to get from Zürich to Nancy by train, bus, car 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  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB 3 / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Strasbourg
  3. Take the train from Strasbourg to Nancy Ville Tgv

$81 - $133

Cheapest option

Bus FlixBus  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Basel City Center Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Basel, Basel central station to Nancy N836

$16 - $26

4 alternative options

Bus Eurolines CH  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Strasbourg
  2. Take the bus from Strasbourg to Nancy Ouibus

$29 - $37

Drive  •  3 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Zürich to Nancy 186.3 miles

$40 - $60

Fly to Luxembourg, train  •  5 h 3 min

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

$87 - $306

Fly to Metz/Nancy  •  7 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Metz/Nancy (ETZ) ZRH - ETZ

$131 - $536

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

You can take a train from Zürich to Nancy via Basel SBB and Strasbourg in around 5 h 4 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Zürich to Nancy via Basel City Center and Basel, Basel central station in around 5 h 20 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Zurich to Metz/Nancy via Paris CDG, Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 47 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Zurich to Metz/Nancy via Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 47 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Flights from Zurich to Metz/Nancy via Nice
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Zurich to Metz/Nancy via Frankfurt, Lyon
Ave. Duration
7 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Zurich to Metz/Nancy via Nice, Lyon
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$95 - $460
Flights from Zurich to Metz/Nancy via Milan Malpensa, Lyon
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $950
Flights from Zurich to Metz/Nancy via Munich, Lyon
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Zurich to Metz/Nancy via Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 47 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Flights from Zurich to Metz/Nancy via Nice
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Zurich to Metz/Nancy via Frankfurt, Lyon
Ave. Duration
7 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Zurich to Metz/Nancy via Nice, Lyon
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$95 - $460
Flights from Zurich to Metz/Nancy via Milan Malpensa, Lyon
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $950
Flights from Zurich to Metz/Nancy via Munich, Lyon
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $900
TUI fly Belgium
Website
tuifly.be
Flights from Zurich to Metz/Nancy via Malaga
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,400
Flights from Zurich to Metz/Nancy via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Zurich to Metz/Nancy via Olbia
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Twin Jet
Website
twinjet.fr
Flights from Zurich to Metz/Nancy via Marseille
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,100
Train operators
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
Train from Basel SBB to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
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
$22 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$22 - $28
1st Class
$41
Train from Strasbourg to Nancy Ville
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $40
1st Class
$55 - $65
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Strasbourg to Nancy Ville
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$27 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $55
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
Website
cfl.lu
Train from Luxembourg to Nancy Ville
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
cfl.lu
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Zurich to Basel City Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Strasbourg to Nancy
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Basel, Basel central station to Nancy
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Zurich to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$23 - $28
Book at
eurolines.ch

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Zürich and Nancy is 229 km. The road distance is 298 km.

The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Nancy is to bus which costs SFr 15 - SFr 26 and takes 5 h 20 min.

The quickest way to get from Zürich to Nancy is to drive which takes 3 h 22 min and costs SFr 35 - SFr 60.

No, there is no direct train from Zürich to Nancy. However, there are services departing from Zürich HB and arriving at Nancy Ville via Basel SBB and Strasbourg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 4 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Zürich to Nancy. However, there are services departing from Zurich and arriving at Nancy via Basel, Basel central station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 20 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 4 min to get from Zürich to Nancy, including transfers.