You can get from Paris to Zurich by train, bus or flight.
To get from Paris to Zurich on 05 Jul we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||303 miles (489 km)|
|Available travel modes||Coach, flight, ferry or train|
|Fastest mode||Flight • £1, 144 • 1 h 10 min|
|Popular travel companies||Flixbus, Swiss or SNCF | TGV Lyria|
Travel 303 miles (489 km) by coach, flight, ferry or train to Zurich from Paris. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Flixbus, Swiss or SNCF | TGV Lyria among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, flight or train from Paris to Zurich.
There are numerous public transportation options for travel between Paris and Zurich. These include bus, train and air travel. You may also opt for drive-share options and rental car travel. In general, bus travel is the most affordable option. Train and air travel both take about 4 hours, but train travel is more affordable.
Return trips from Zurich to Paris are also available.
Flixbus, Megabus, Postbus and Eurolines provide coaches from Paris to Zurich Flixbus and Eurolines provide direct bus journeys which depart at night from Paris Porte Maillot and arrive at Zurich Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai 10:00m later. The bus departs at 23:30 p.m. and arrives at 9:30 a.m. Eurolines night coaches depart at 22:00 p.m. and arrive at 9:30 a.m. - a journey of 11:30m. Flixbus also provides 1-stop journeys which depart from Paris, stop at Port Maillot and arrive at Zurich Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai (around 21 hours).
SNCF offers the TVG Lyria trains from Paris to Zurich. Trains depart from the Paris Gare du Nord train station and travel to Zurich Main station. Other trains depart from Paris Est, Paris Montparnasse station and Paris Charles de Gaulle train station. The train journey lasts about 4 hours.
Swiss Air and Air France provide commuters with direct flights from Paris to Zurich. Flights depart from Charles de Gaulle airport and arrive at Zurich airport about 4 hours later. There are numerous flights during the morning, afternoon and evening. There are Air Berlin flights which make 1-stop between the cities. These flights depart from Paris Orly airport and take about 7 hours. You can travel to Orly from Paris using a rental car or bus.
Travel from Paris, France to Zurich, Switzerland is: Fully open.
International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of France.
The government of Switzerland has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
The above information was last verified on 02/07/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Paris and Zurich closer to your planned date of departure here.
Return travel to Paris, France from Switzerland is: Partially open.
Entry into France is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.
Requirements for reentering France:
All travellers must abide by the following measures in France to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:
The above information about your return travel to Paris, France was last verified on 03/07/2022. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to your planned date of travel to Paris from Zurich.
There are 4 ways to travel from Paris to Zurich including taking a coach, flight, ferry or train.
Ferry services offer the cheapest way to get from Paris to Zurich. Tickets for a ferry cost on average £1.
This is compared to other travel options to Zurich:
A ferry is generally £46 less than a coach for the same trip. A coach costs on average £46 from Paris to Zurich.
A ferry is £1, 144 less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from Paris to Zurich costing on average £1, 144.
A ferry journey is usually £94 less than a journey to Zurich by train, which costs on average £94 for the same trip.
The fastest way to get to Zurich from Paris is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 10 min.
There are alternative travel options to Zurich that can usually take longer:
In comparison, getting to Zurich by coach can take on average 12 h 35 min.
In comparison, taking a ferry requires on average NaN h NaN min of travel time.
In comparison, going by train can take 4 h 4 min on average.
The distance from Paris to Zurich is approximately 303 miles (489 km).
The average frequency per day from Paris to Zurich is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Paris to Zurich as scheduled services by coach, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Paris to Zurich:
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Yes, there are direct services available from Paris to Zurich with the following travel operators:
Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Zurich as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Zurich from Paris.
When planning your trip to Zurich from Paris, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:
However, we recommend buying tickets to Zurich from Paris online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.
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