Travel from Zürich to Paris

Train, bus or fly from Zürich to Paris?

TGV operates a train from Zürich to Paris every 4 hours. Tickets cost $120 - $140 and the journey takes 4 h 3 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Zürich to Paris once daily. Tickets cost $40 - $70 and the journey takes 10 h 15 min. Eurolines CH also services this route 3 times a week.

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How to get from Zürich to Paris

ModeDurationPrice
From Zürich HB train to Paris Gare de Lyon.4 h 3 min112€
From Zürich HB train to Basel SBB, train to Mulhouse Ville, then train to Paris Est.7 h 2 min131€
From Zurich bus to Paris, Paris.10 h 15 min53€
From Zürich drive to Paris.6 h 12 min87€
From Zürich HB train to Zurich airport, fly to Paris CDG airport, then train to Paris.4 h 6 min116€
From Zürich HB train to Basel, Bahnhof SBB, line 50 bus to Mulhouse airport, fly to Paris Orly airport, then bus to Paris.3 h 52 min177€
From Zürich HB train to Basel, Bahnhof SBB, line 50 bus to Basel airport, fly to Paris CDG airport, then train to Paris.5 h 6 min145€
From Zürich HB train to Zurich airport, fly to Paris Orly airport, then bus to Paris.5 h 42 min189€

How long does it take to get from Zürich to Paris?

The train from Zürich HB to Paris Gare de Lyon takes 4 h 3 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

Is there a direct train between Zürich and Paris?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Zürich HB and arriving at Paris Gare de Lyon. Services depart every four hours. The journey takes approximately 4 h 3 min.

Is there a direct bus between Zürich and Paris?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Zurich and arriving at Paris, Paris. Services depart once daily, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 10 h 15 min.

Operators from Zürich to Paris

OperatorPhoneWebsite
TGV0033 892 353535TGV
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
French Railways (SNCF)+33 9 70 60 99 70French Railways (SNCF)
FlixBus+49 1807 123 99 123FlixBus
SwissSwiss
Air FranceAir France
LufthansaLufthansa
EurowingsEurowings
Paris RERParis RER
BVBBVB
Le Bus Direct+33 810 81 20 01Le Bus Direct
easyJeteasyJet
British AirwaysBritish Airways
Transavia HollandTransavia Holland
Vueling AirlinesVueling Airlines
IberiaIberia
TAP PortugalTAP Portugal
Twin JetTwin Jet
Transavia FranceTransavia France
Aigle AzurAigle Azur