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from Zurich to Paris

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

Our recommendation

To get from Zurich to Paris on 17 Jun we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:34Zürich HB4h04 11:38Paris Gare de Lyon
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£1101One-way
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07:34Zürich HB4h04 11:38Paris Gare de Lyon
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17:34Zürich HB4h04 21:38Paris Gare de Lyon
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13:34Zürich HB4h04 17:38Paris Gare de Lyon
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07:59Zurich6h20 14:19Paris Gare de l'Est
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£1671One-way

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Wed
16 Jun
£118SNCF | TGV Lyria
£47Flixbus
£204Lufthansa Cityline
Thu
17 Jun
£110SNCF | TGV Lyria
£43Flixbus
£159Swiss
Fri
18 Jun
£95SNCF | TGV Lyria
£38Flixbus
£129Swiss
Sat
19 Jun
£73SNCF | TGV Lyria
£45Flixbus
£129Swiss
Sun
20 Jun
£110SNCF | TGV Lyria
£47Flixbus
£104tab
Mon
21 Jun
£51SNCF | TGV Lyria
£36Flixbus
£104Swiss
Tue
22 Jun
£45SNCF | TGV Lyria
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£104Swiss
Wed
23 Jun
£51SNCF | TGV Lyria
£43Flixbus
£290Lufthansa Cityline
Thu
24 Jun
£73SNCF | TGV Lyria
£43Flixbus
£104Swiss
Fri
25 Jun
£87SNCF | TGV Lyria
£40Flixbus
£93Swiss
Sat
26 Jun
£80SNCF | TGV Lyria
£36Flixbus
£129Swiss
Sun
27 Jun
£87SNCF | TGV Lyria
£36Flixbus
£93tab
Mon
28 Jun
£51SNCF | TGV Lyria
£36Flixbus
£113HOP!
Tue
29 Jun
£45SNCF | TGV Lyria
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£93Swiss
Wed
30 Jun
£45SNCF | TGV Lyria
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£205Swiss
Thu
1 Jul
£80SNCF | TGV Lyria
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£80Swiss
Fri
2 Jul
£103SNCF | TGV Lyria
£38Flixbus
£80Swiss
Sat
3 Jul
£45SNCF | TGV Lyria
£42Flixbus
£93Swiss
Sun
4 Jul
£73SNCF | TGV Lyria
£36Flixbus
£80tab
Mon
5 Jul
£51SNCF | TGV Lyria
£42Flixbus
£69Swiss
Tue
6 Jul
£45SNCF | TGV Lyria
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£69Swiss

Travel Tips

Travel from Zurich to Paris
Travel to Paris easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Zurich to Paris.
FAQs
Is cross-border travel to Paris, France from Zurich, Switzerland currently allowed?

International travel from Zurich, Switzerland to Paris, France is: Partially open.

Can I enter France if coming from Switzerland?

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

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Paris if travelling from Zurich?

Conditions of entry:

  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 7 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Mandatory installation of smart phone app for contact purposes
  • Health declaration required
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be placed under state quarantine

What measures do I need to follow in Paris, France due to the pandemic?

All travellers in France must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

  • Social distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 14/06/2021; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey to Paris from Zurich.

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Switzerland from Paris, France?

Return travel to Zurich, Switzerland from France is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Switzerland from France?

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

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Switzerland from France?

Requirements for reentering Switzerland:

  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Pre-departure COVID-19 test (with a negative test result) taken 3 days before boarding for all arrivals by air
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 7
  • Health declaration required
  • Entry is dependent on the visitor residing at least 10 days in a non high-risk area
  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Proof of a negative test is not required if the traveller has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 6 months (certificate needed)
  • Quarantine is not required if the traveller has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 6 months (certificate needed)

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Switzerland?

All travellers must abide by the following measures in Switzerland to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Zurich, Switzerland was last verified on 14/06/2021. 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 Zurich from Paris.

What are my Zurich to Paris travel options?

There are 3 ways that you can travel to Paris from Zurich. You can take a coach, flight or train.

How many miles are between Zurich and Paris

The Zurich to Paris distance is approximately 303 miles (489 km).

When going from Zurich to Paris, where do I depart from Zurich and where do I arrive in Paris?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Zurich to Paris:

  • Most travellers who buy a plane ticket from Zurich to Paris depart from Zurich Airport to Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport.
  • Most travellers who book a coach ticket from Zurich to Paris depart from Zürich, Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai to Paris, Quai de Bercy (Parking Saemes Bercy Autocars).
  • Most travellers take a train from Zürich HB to Paris Gare de Lyon.
Which travel operators can get me from Zurich to Paris?

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

  • You can take a flight from Zurich to Paris with Swiss. Cheap tickets can be found for £54 with Swiss from Zurich to Paris.
  • You can go to Paris from Zurich by coach with Flixbus. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £41 with Flixbus 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 £58 with SNCF | TGV Lyria from Zurich to Paris.
Can I find a direct route from Zurich to Paris?

Yes, there are direct services available to Paris from Zurich with the following travel operators:

  • You'll find direct trains with SNCF | TGV Lyria.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Paris as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Zurich and Paris.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to Paris from Zurich?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Zurich to Paris often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like London, Barcelona or Amsterdam. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Zurich and Paris itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Paris and any of these top destinations today!
How early should I buy tickets to Paris from Zurich online for the best deals?

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

  • The price of a plane ticket for this trip is on average £54 one way.
  • The price of a coach ticket for this trip is £41 one way on average.
  • The price of a train ticket for this journey is £58 one way on average.

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.

What is the cheapest way to go to Paris from Zurich?

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Zurich to Paris. Tickets for a coach cost on average £41.

This is compared to other travel options to Paris:

A coach is about £13 less than a flight, which costs on average £54 for this route.

A coach journey is usually £17 less than a journey to Paris by train, which costs on average £58 for the same trip.

What is the fastest way to Paris from Zurich?

The fastest way from Zurich to Paris is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 20 min.

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

In comparison, getting to Paris by coach can take on average 10 h.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 4 h 4 min  of travel time.

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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Zurich
Paris
Zürich HB
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