There are 6 ways to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Paris by plane, train, 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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Fly to Paris CDG  •  2 h 4 min

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

$75 - $264

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Bus  •  9 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Paris

$53 - $100

4 alternative options

Fly to Paris Orly  •  3 h 18 min

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

$117 - $553

Train  •  5 h 31 min

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

$123 - $160

Train, bus  •  11 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Basel SBB 37 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Basel, Basel central station to Paris, Paris N99 / ...

$72 - $131

Drive  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Paris 410.5 miles

$85 - $130

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The cheapest way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Paris is to bus which costs SFr 50 - SFr 100 and takes 9 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Paris is to fly which costs SFr 70 - SFr 260 and takes 2 h 4 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Paris. However, there are services departing from Zürich Flughafen and arriving at Paris Gare de Lyon via Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 31 min.

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The distance between Zurich Airport (ZRH) and Paris is 486 km. The road distance is 656.7 km.

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The best way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Paris without a car is to train which takes 5 h 31 min and costs SFr 110 - SFr 160.

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It takes approximately 2 h 4 min to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Paris, including transfers.

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Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Paris train services, operated by TGV, depart from Zürich HB station.

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The best way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Paris is to fly which takes 2 h 4 min and costs SFr 70 - SFr 260. Alternatively, you can train, which costs SFr 110 - SFr 160 and takes 5 h 31 min, you could also bus, which costs SFr 50 - SFr 100 and takes 9 h 23 min.

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The quickest flight from Zurich Airport to Paris CDG Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Paris train services, operated by TGV, arrive at Paris Gare de Lyon station.

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Map of how to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Paris.
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  • Distance: 303.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 4 min

What companies run services between Zurich Airport (ZRH), Switzerland and Paris, France?

Swiss, Air France and Lufthansa fly from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Paris hourly. Alternatively, TGV operates a train from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Paris 5 times a day. Tickets cost $120 - $140 and the journey takes 4 h 20 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Zurich to Paris Orly via Venice
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $350
Flights from Zurich to Paris Orly via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $350
Flights from Zurich to Paris Orly via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $350
Flights from Zurich to Paris Orly via Nice
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $350
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
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Zurich to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $400
Flights from Zurich to Paris Orly via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $460
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 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
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 Zurich to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
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
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
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
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Zurich to Paris Orly via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $310
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Zurich to Paris Orly via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,200
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
$120 - $140
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$120 - $140
1st Class
$160 - $230
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 Flughafen to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $70
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 - $80
Book at
eurolines.ch
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 Basel, Basel central station to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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