The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Bordeaux to Zurich will cost around £ 189 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 157.
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7 h 14 m
7 h 27 m
Trains per day
Of the 4 trains that leave Bordeaux for Zurich every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct trains cover the 757 km distance in an average of 7 h 27 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 7 h 14 m .
The slowest trains will take 7 h 42 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Distance||469 miles (757 km)|
|Average train duration||7 h 42 min|
|Average train ticket price||£164 (€185)|
|Train frequency||1 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there is 1 direct train a day|
|Train providers||SNCF | TGV Lyria|
Trains from Bordeaux to Zurich cover the 469 miles (757 km) long trip taking on average 7 h 42 min with our travel partners like SNCF | TGV Lyria. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £53, but the average price of train tickets is £164. Travellers depart most frequently from Bordeaux Saint-Jean and arrive in Zürich HB.
Travel between Bordeaux, France and Zurich, Switzerland by train is: Fully open.
International entry status: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of France
Conditions of entry:
When travelling in Switzerland, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:
The information above was last checked on 23/05/2022. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Bordeaux to Zurich before travelling.
The restriction level for your return train to Bordeaux, France from Zurich is: Partially open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
Conditions of reentry:
The government of France has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 24/05/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Bordeaux from Zurich closer to your date of departure here.
When taking the train between Bordeaux and Zurich, you can choose to depart from train stations like Bordeaux Saint-Jean, Bordeaux-Benauge and Bordeaux. Your route can end in train stations such as Zürich HB, Zürich Stadelhofen and Zürich Oerlikon.
Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Bordeaux Saint-Jean and arrive in Zürich HB.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Bordeaux Saint-Jean, which is located around 1.9 miles (3 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Zürich HB, located 1.4 miles (2.2 km) away from the city centre.
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