There are 9 ways to get from Zürich to Toulouse by train, plane, bus or car

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 to Basel, fly  •  5 h 30 min

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

$94 - $326

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Bus FlixBus  •  16 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Grenoble 1921
  2. Take the bus from Grenoble to Toulouse N716

$61 - $101

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Fly from Zurich  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Toulouse (TLS) ZRH - TLS

$108 - $251

Train, train to Strasbourg, fly  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Strasbourg
  3. Fly from Strasbourg (SXB) to Toulouse (TLS) SXB - TLS

$111 - $380

Train to Geneva, fly  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Genève-Aéroport
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Toulouse (TLS) GVA - TLS

$125 - $348

Train, train to Friedrichshafen, fly  •  7 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Singen
  2. Take the train from Singen(Hohentwiel) to Friedrichshafen Flughafen
  3. Fly from Friedrichshafen (FDH) to Toulouse (TLS) FDH - TLS

$201 - $684

Train  •  10 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Genève 1 / ...
  2. Take the train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Toulouse-Matabiau Tgv

$220 - $312

Bus Eurolines CH  •  17 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Zürich to Basel City Center Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Basel to Toulouse

$79 - $100

Drive  •  9 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Zürich to Toulouse 601.1 miles

$120 - $190

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No, there is no direct bus from Zürich to Toulouse. However, there are services departing from Zurich and arriving at Toulouse via Grenoble. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 11 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Zürich to Toulouse. However, there are services departing from Zürich HB and arriving at Toulouse-Matabiau via Genève and Lyon Part Dieu. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 54 min.

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The distance between Zürich and Toulouse is 694 km. The road distance is 961.8 km.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Toulouse without a car is to train which takes 10 h 54 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 30 min to get from Zürich to Toulouse, including transfers.

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

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Zürich to Toulouse 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 Toulouse is to fly which takes 6 h 34 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 10 h 54 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 16 h 11 min.

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The quickest flight from Basel Airport to Toulouse Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Zürich to Toulouse.
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  • Distance: 433.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 30 min

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

Lufthansa, Air France and seven other airlines fly from Zürich to Toulouse hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Zürich to Toulouse via Genève and Lyon Part Dieu in around 10 h 54 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Basel to Toulouse via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Zurich to Toulouse via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Flights from Strasbourg to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $480
Flights from Strasbourg to Toulouse via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $480
Flights from Strasbourg to Toulouse via Nantes
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $480
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Basel to Toulouse via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Zurich to Toulouse via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Toulouse via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from Friedrichshafen to Toulouse via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,600
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from Basel to Toulouse via Nice
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from Zurich to Toulouse via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $430
Flights from Zurich to Toulouse via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $430
Flights from Geneva to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Strasbourg to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $480
Flights from Strasbourg to Toulouse via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $480
Flights from Strasbourg to Toulouse via Nantes
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $480
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Zurich to Toulouse via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Zurich to Toulouse via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $430
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Zurich to Toulouse via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Zurich to Toulouse via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $400
Twin Jet
Website
twinjet.fr
Flights from Friedrichshafen to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Zurich to Toulouse via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$370 - $850
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Strasbourg to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $460
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
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
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 Zürich HB to Genève-Aéroport
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Singen
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Genève
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $160
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $40
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 Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $32
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$29 - $32
1st Class
$35 - $60
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Toulouse-Matabiau
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $120
1st Class
$140 - $210
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Singen(Hohentwiel) to Friedrichshafen Flughafen
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
bahn.de
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 Grenoble
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Grenoble to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
6 h 46 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Zürich to Basel City Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Basel to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $95
Book at
eurolines.ch

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Zürich to Toulouse train services, operated by TGV, arrive at Toulouse-Matabiau station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zürich to Toulouse is 962 km. It takes approximately 9 h 5 min to drive from Zürich to Toulouse.

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Lufthansa, easyJet and Air France offer flights from Basel Airport to Toulouse Airport.

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

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There are 658+ hotels available in Toulouse. Prices start at $56 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Zurich Airport is to line 16 train which takes 13 min and costs .

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