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

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Train  •  2h 48m

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB 37 / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Strasbourg

$54 - $94

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Bus  •  3h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Strasbourg

$23 - $28

2 alternative options

Line 6 train, train  •  3h 40m

  1. Take the line 6 train from Zürich Stadelhofen to Baden 6 / ...
  2. Take the train from Baden to Basel SBB 36 / ...
  3. Take the train from Gare de Basel-SBB to Gare de Strasbourg

$60 - $104

Drive  •  2h 18m

  1. Drive from Zürich to Strasbourg 142.7 miles

$30 - $45

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Strasbourg is to bus which costs SFr 23 - SFr 28 and takes 3h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Zürich to Strasbourg is to drive which costs SFr 30 - SFr 45 and takes 2h 18m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Zurich and arriving at Strasbourg. Services depart six times a week, and operate Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 3h 30m.

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No, there is no direct train from Zürich to Strasbourg. However, there are services departing from Zürich HB and arriving at Strasbourg via Basel SBB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 48m.

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The distance between Zürich and Strasbourg is 148 km. The road distance is 228.3 km.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Strasbourg without a car is to train which takes 2h 48m and costs SFr 50 - SFr 95.

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It takes approximately 2h 48m to get from Zürich to Strasbourg, including transfers.

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Zürich to Strasbourg bus services, operated by Eurolines CH, depart from Zurich station.

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Zürich to Strasbourg 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 Strasbourg is to train which takes 2h 48m and costs SFr 50 - SFr 95. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 23 - SFr 28 and takes 3h 30m.

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Map of how to get from Zürich to Strasbourg.
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  • Distance: 92.5 miles
  • Duration: 2h 48m

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

You can take a train from Zürich to Strasbourg via Basel SBB in around 2h 48m. Alternatively, Eurolines CH operates a bus from Zürich to Strasbourg 3 times a week. Tickets cost $23 - $28 and the journey takes 3h 30m. Eurolines FR also services this route 3 times a week.

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.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich Stadelhofen to Baden
Ave. Duration
42m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $29
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Baden to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$22 - $28
1st Class
$41 - $42
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 Gare de Basel-SBB to Gare de Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $55
Bus operators
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Zurich to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$23 - $28
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eurolines.ch
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Zurich to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $75
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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Zürich to Strasbourg bus services, operated by Eurolines CH, arrive at Strasbourg station.

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Zürich to Strasbourg train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Strasbourg station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zürich to Strasbourg is 228 km. It takes approximately 2h 18m to drive from Zürich to Strasbourg.

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