How to get from Zurich to Paris

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from Zurich to Paris

You can get from Zurich to Paris by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Zurich to Paris on 27 Jun we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:30Zurich Airport1h30 09:00Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport
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20:50Zurich Airport1h15 22:05Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport
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12:30Zurich Airport1h20 13:50Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport
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07:45Zurich Airport1h25 09:10Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport
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Travel Information between Zurich and Paris

distanceDistance303 miles (489 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeFlight • £134 • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, tab or SNCF | TGV Lyria

Travel 303 miles (489 km) by coach, flight, ferry or train between Zurich and Paris. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Flixbus, tab or SNCF | TGV Lyria among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight from Zurich to Paris.

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FAQs

Travel between Zurich, Switzerland and Paris, France is: Partially open.

Can travellers from Switzerland enter France?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Paris from Zurich?

Conditions of entry into France:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 48 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Health declaration required

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Paris, France?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of France has imposed the following measures:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Recommended

This information was last checked on 25/06/2022. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your trip to Paris from Zurich.

The restriction level for your return to Zurich, Switzerland from France is: Fully open.

Is my journey back to Zurich from Paris restricted?

Entry into Switzerland is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of France.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Zurich from Paris?

Conditions of reentry into Switzerland:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Zurich, Switzerland?

You should observe these safety measures in Switzerland as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

This information about your return travel to Switzerland was last checked on 25/06/2022. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Zurich from Paris closer to your date of departure here.

There are 4 ways that you can travel between Zurich and Paris. You can take a coach, flight, ferry or train.

A ferry service offers the cheapest way to travel from Zurich to Paris, which costs on average £1.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Paris:

A ferry is generally £75 less than a coach for the same journey. A coach costs on average £75 from Zurich to Paris.

A ferry journey is usually £134 less than a journey to Paris by plane, which costs on average £134 for the same trip.

A ferry is about £138 less than a train, which costs on average £138 for this journey.

The fastest way from Zurich to Paris is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 15 min.

Other travel options from Zurich to Paris can usually take longer:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 13 h 25 min.

In comparison, going by ferry can take NaN h NaN min   on average.

In comparison, going by train can take 4 h 4 min   on average.

The distance between Zurich and Paris is around 303 miles (489 km).

The average frequency per day from Zurich to Paris is:

  • 1 coach a day.
  • 6 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Zurich and Paris 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 when travelling from Zurich to Paris:

  • Most travellers board their coach from Zürich, Sihlquai Bus Terminal (Carparkplatz Sihlquai) and arrive in Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine).
  • Most travellers board their plane from Zurich Airport and arrive in Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport.
  • Most travellers board their train from Zürich HB and arrive in Paris Gare de Lyon.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Zurich to Paris:

  • You can travel to Paris from Zurich by coach with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £75 with Flixbus from Zurich to Paris.
  • You can go to Paris from Zurich by plane with tab. You'll see cheap plane tickets for £134 with tab from Zurich to Paris on Omio.
  • You can travel from Zurich to Paris by train with SNCF | TGV Lyria. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £138 with SNCF | TGV Lyria from Zurich to Paris.

Yes, there are direct routes from Zurich to Paris with the following travel companies:

  • You can check for a direct flight to Paris with Air France or Swiss.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Paris tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase tickets for this route.

Many of our customers travelling from Zurich to Paris don't make Paris their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are London, Barcelona or Amsterdam, either of which you could add to your Zurich and Paris trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Paris to any of these top destinations today!

Before travelling from Zurich to Paris, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket for this trip is £75 one way on average.
  • The price of a plane ticket for this route is £134 one way on average.
  • The price of a ferry ticket for this trip is £1 one way on average.
  • The price of a train ticket is £138 one way on average for this trip.

But we recommend booking Zurich to Paris tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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