There are 7 ways to get from Zürich to Paris 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.

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Train  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Paris Gare de Lyon Tgv

$110 - $130

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Paris

$50 - $75

5 alternative options

Drive  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Zürich to Paris 409.5 miles

$85 - $130

Fly Zurich to Paris CDG  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Paris CDG (CDG) ZRH - CDG

$75 - $291

Train to Mulhouse, fly to Paris Orly  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
  2. Fly from Mulhouse (MLH) to Paris Orly (ORY) MLH - ORY

$107 - $384

Train to Basel, fly to Paris CDG  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Paris CDG (CDG) BSL - CDG

$93 - $345

Fly Zurich to Paris Orly  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Paris Orly (ORY) ZRH - ORY

$119 - $590

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Paris is to bus which costs SFr 50 - SFr 75 and takes 8 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zürich to Paris is to train and fly which costs SFr 100 - SFr 390 and takes 4 h 7 min.

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The distance between Zürich and Paris is 489 km. The road distance is 655.2 km.

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The train from Zürich HB to Paris Gare de Lyon takes 4 h 20 min including transfers and departs five times a day.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Zurich and arriving at Paris. Services depart three times a week, and operate Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 8 h 12 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Zürich HB and arriving at Paris Gare de Lyon. Services depart five times a day, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 4 h 20 min.

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There are 5064+ hotels available in Paris. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Zürich to Paris.
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  • Distance: 305.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 20 min

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

TGV operates a train from Zürich to Paris 5 times a day. Tickets cost $110 - $130 and the journey takes 4 h 20 min. Alternatively, Eurolines CH operates a bus from Zürich to Paris 3 times a week. Tickets cost $50 - $75 and the journey takes 8 h 12 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Zurich to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $400
Flights from Mulhouse to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $440
Flights from Basel to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $470
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Flights from Zurich to Paris CDG via Geneva
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $400
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Zurich to Paris Orly via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
5 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $350
Flights from Zurich to Paris Orly via Venice
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $350
Flights from Zurich to Paris Orly via Naples
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $350
Flights from Zurich to Paris Orly via Nice
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $350
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Zurich to Paris Orly via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Paris Orly via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Zurich to Paris Orly via Porto
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Zurich to Paris Orly via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
6 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,800
Flights from Zurich to Paris Orly via Porto
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $1,000
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Zurich to Paris CDG via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Basel to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Zurich to Paris Orly via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Paris Orly via Porto
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Zurich to Paris Orly via London City
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Zurich to Paris Orly via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $310
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Zurich to Paris Orly via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Tunisair
Website
tunisair.com
Flights from Zurich to Paris Orly via Tunis
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$600 - $3,200
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Zürich HB to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $230
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $27
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$22 - $27
1st Class
$40 - $41
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
Bus operators
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Zurich to Paris
Ave. Duration
8 h 12 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Book at
eurolines.ch

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