There are 4 ways to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Alsace by 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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Train via Zürich HB  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB 3 / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Sélestat

$57 - $118

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Colmar N831 / ...

$30 - $65

2 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Basel SBB 37 / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Sélestat

$70 - $120

Drive  •  1 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Alsace 113.6 miles

$24 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Alsace is to drive which costs SFr 23 - SFr 35 and takes 1 h 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Alsace is to drive which costs SFr 23 - SFr 35 and takes 1 h 51 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Alsace. However, there are services departing from Zürich Flughafen and arriving at Dambach-la Ville via Zürich HB, Basel SBB and Sélestat. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 50 min.

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The distance between Zurich Airport (ZRH) and Alsace is 128 km. The road distance is 181.8 km.

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The best way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Alsace without a car is to train which takes 3 h 50 min and costs SFr 55 - SFr 120.

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It takes approximately 3 h 50 min to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Alsace, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Alsace is to train which takes 3 h 50 min and costs SFr 55 - SFr 120. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 29 - SFr 65 and takes 5 h 15 min.

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Map of how to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Alsace.
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  • Distance: 79.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 50 min

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

You can take a train from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Alsace via Zürich HB, Basel SBB, and Sélestat in around 3 h 50 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Alsace 3 times a day. Tickets cost $8 - $14 and the journey takes 2 h 20 min.

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
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Sélestat
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.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
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
$22 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$22 - $28
1st Class
$41 - $42
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zurich to Colmar
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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