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

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Train  •  5 h 2 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

$82 - $135

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Bus  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Basel EuroAirport, EuroAirport Basel N831 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Basel EuroAirport, EuroAirport Basel to Nancy N836

$17 - $29

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Brugg AG to Basel SBB 36 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Basel, Basel central station to Nancy N836

$46 - $82

Drive  •  3 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Zürich to Nancy 186.3 miles

$40 - $60

Fly, train  •  5 h 17 min

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

$74 - $287

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The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Nancy is to bus which costs SFr 16 - SFr 28 and takes 5 h 10 min.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Zürich to Nancy. However, there are services departing from Zurich and arriving at Nancy via Basel EuroAirport, EuroAirport Basel. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 10 min.

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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 2 min.

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The distance between Zürich and Nancy is 229 km. The road distance is 298.1 km.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Nancy without a car is to train which takes 5 h 2 min and costs SFr 75 - SFr 130.

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It takes approximately 5 h 2 min to get from Zürich to Nancy, including transfers.

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

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Zürich to Nancy train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Zürich HB station.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Nancy is to train which takes 5 h 2 min and costs SFr 75 - SFr 130. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 16 - SFr 28 and takes 5 h 10 min.

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Map of how to get from Zürich to Nancy.
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  • Distance: 143.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 2 min

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 2 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Zürich to Nancy via Basel EuroAirport, EuroAirport Basel in around 5 h 10 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $900
Train operators
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.

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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
Train from Brugg AG to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $30
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.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 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

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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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 - $60
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
Website
cfl.lu
Train from Luxembourg, Gare Centrale to Nancy, Ville
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zurich to Basel EuroAirport, EuroAirport Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Basel EuroAirport, EuroAirport Basel to Nancy
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Basel, Basel central station to Nancy
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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

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Zürich to Nancy bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Nancy station.

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Zürich to Nancy train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Nancy Ville station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zürich to Nancy is 298 km. It takes approximately 3 h 22 min to drive from Zürich to Nancy.

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Swiss offers flights from Zurich Airport to Luxembourg Airport.

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Book your Zürich to Nancy bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 147+ hotels available in Nancy. Prices start at $54 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Zurich Airport is to train which takes 10 min and costs SFr 3 - SFr 19.

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