Paris to Zurich bus

Cheap bus tickets from Paris to Zurich

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Cheapest

73

Average

73

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.

10:00AMParis7h10 05:10PMZurich
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731One-way

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Bus times from Paris to Zurich

Showing times and prices for Oct 01

Fastest Journey

7 h 10 m

Average

7 h 10 m

Buses per day

1

Distance

489 km

Of the 1 buses that leave Paris for Zurich every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

10:00AMParis7h10 05:10PMZurich
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731One-way

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Overview: Bus from Paris to Zurich

distanceDistance303 miles (489 km)
durationAverage bus duration12 h 35 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$71 (€68)
frequencyBus frequency3 a day
changesDirect busYes, there is 1 direct bus a day
carriersBus providersFlixbus, Alsa, Union Ivkoni International, Ouibus, BlaBlaCar, Eurolines France, Eurolines Switzerland, Infobus or Blablabus

Buses from Paris to Zurich cover the 303 miles (489 km) long route taking on average 12 h 35 min with our travel partners like Flixbus, Alsa, Union Ivkoni International, Ouibus, BlaBlaCar, Eurolines France, Eurolines Switzerland, Infobus or Blablabus. Normally, there are 3 buses operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this route for as low as $43 (€41), but the average price of bus tickets is $71 (€68). Travelers depart most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Zürich, Sihlquai Bus Terminal (Carparkplatz Sihlquai).

Bus providers: Alsa, BlaBlaCar Bus and FlixBus from Paris to Zurich

Buy your official Alsa, BlaBlaCar Bus and FlixBus bus tickets to Zurich from Paris from $43 (€41) with Omio. Find bus times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most popular journey.

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Alsa is the main bus company in Spain, a subsidiary of the UK bus company National Express. Alsa offers a wide variety of national and international routes and transports more than 300 million passengers every year. Apart from the Standard fare, Alsa provides ticket types like Minimum, Reduced and Flexible fares on select routes for those looking to save money on bus journeys. While most travelers don’t mind traveling on normal buses with basic services like bathrooms, free WiFi, footrests and onboard entertainment, some others may want to check out Alsa’s deluxe buses like the Alsa Supra, Alsa Eurobus and Alsa Premium, which provide more luxurious amenities on specific routes.

    BlaBlaCar Bus (formerly known as Ouibus or iDBUS), a subsidiary of the popular French carpooling company, BlaBlaCar, is a bus company operating long-distance services in 10 countries in Europe. Founded in France, BlaBlaCar Bus provides connections to over 300 destinations. Standard amenities on the buses include air conditioning, toilets, USB and power outlets for charging phones, tablets and laptops during long bus journeys, extra legroom and adjustable seats. On select routes there is also free Wi-Fi available. BlaBlaCar Bus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and up to two checked bags per person.

    Paris to Zurich bus information with BlaBlaCar Bus:

    • Average Duration: 11 h 10 min
    • BlaBlaCar Bus frequency: 1 a day

    FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost bus companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance bus at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

    FlixBus from Paris to Zurich bus information:

    • Average Duration: 9 h 27 min
    • Average Price: $43
    • FlixBus frequency: 1 a day

    Buses from Paris to Zurich

    Buses in Europe are an affordable way to travel between cities, with a number of companies servicing both domestic and international routes. Buses from Paris to Zurich are available on most days with the exception of Thursday and Saturday. A typical direct trip takes about 11 hours and 30 minutes. Flixbus buses usually have one change en route and there are 6 buses per day. Departures are in the morning or evening and journey times can vary dramatically depending on the service and the point of change.

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    Paris to Zurich Bus Cost

    Average prices for buses from Paris to Zurich when you book in advance

    Booking Period

    Average Price

    Same Day

    €68

    1 Day in Advance

    €36

    1 Week in Advance

    €36

    2 Weeks in Advance

    €36

    1 Month in Advance

    €33

    3 Months in Advance

    €33

    Paris to Zurich Buses: General Information


    While taking a bus is slower than both a flight or train, it is significantly cheaper and can take as little as 10 hours to arrive in Zurich.

    • autobus Most Paris to Zurich buses are run by Flixbus.
    • autobus Most buses are direct, depart from either Paris' Porte Maillot, Gare Routière Galliéni, Porte D'Orleans, or Quai de Bercy bus station and arrive at Zurich's Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai.
    • autobus Journey Time: Traveling from Paris to Zurich by bus takes as little as 10 hours.
    • autobus Most travelers book their Paris to Zurich bus ticket 1 day in advance of the travel date.




    Based on Omio's travel data, as the table above clearly illustrates, ticket prices on Paris to Zurich buses decrease the further they are booked in advance:

    • It is 47% cheaper on average to purchase a Paris to Zurich bus ticket a day in advance as opposed to at the station on the day of travel.
    • Paris to Zurich bus tickets are 51% cheaper on average when booked 1 month in advance as opposed to purchasing a bus ticket the day of.

    Taking the Bus from Paris

    Eurolines buses from Paris to Zurich set off from Paris Gallieni Porte Bagnolet while Flixbus departures are from Porte Maillot coach park. Paris' Gallieni bus station is an extremely busy bus interchange on the edge of the city and it is easy to reach by Metro (Line 3) or car on the Perepherique ring road. Porte Maillot is also easy to get to; the station is next to the Palais de Congres and the Bois de Boulogne and travelers can use the Metro (Line 1) to Porte Maillot or to nearby Pont de Levallois-Becon (Line 3).

    Getting into Zurich by Bus

    Zurich is known for its picturesque Old Town, famous lake and beautiful quayside buildings on the River Limmat. Sights like the Grossmunster and Fraumunster plus fine dining and entertainment attract visitors from around the world. Buses from Paris to Zurich terminate at Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai, Ausstellungsstrasse 15. The station is next to the city's main railway station (Hauptbahnhof) at the head of the famous Bahnhofstrasse and within walking distance of the Old Town and city centre. Most tourist attractions can be easily accessed on foot while other parts of the city can be reached by S-Bahn trains from the rail station. Zurich has an excellent public transport network and local ZVV buses and trams also stop at the station. Daytime services terminate just after midnight, but night buses and trams are available at weekends. Travellers should remember that all tickets must be purchased and validated before using any form of public transport.

    Travel Tips: Bus to Zurich from Paris

    Take the bus to Zurich 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 Paris to Zurich.
    FAQs

    Travel between Paris, France and Zurich, Switzerland by bus is: Unrestricted.

    Can I enter Switzerland from France?

    International entry status: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of France

    Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Switzerland from Paris?

    Conditions of entry:

    • There are no current restrictions

    What are the safety rules to follow in Zurich, Switzerland?

    All travelers in Switzerland must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

    The information above was last checked on 9/26/22. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your bus from Paris to Zurich as this information can change.

    The restriction level for your return bus to Paris, France from Zurich is: Unrestricted.

    Is my return bus into Paris from Zurich restricted?

    International entry is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

    Do I need to quarantine on arrival in France from Zurich?

    Conditions of reentry:

    • There are no current restrictions

    What are the safety rules to follow in Paris, France?

    The government of France has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

    • Social distancing required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
    • Face mask required: Recommended

    Last checked on 9/29/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus to Paris from Zurich closer to your date of departure here here.

    Omio customers have found cheap bus tickets to Zurich from Paris for as low as $43 (€41)  for the next 7 days.
    If you’re looking to purchase your bus tickets in the next week, you can expect the Paris to Zurich bus price to come in at an average of $71 (€68)  one way.
    The distance between Paris and Zurich by bus is approximately 303 miles (489 km).
    On average the Paris to Zurich bus time is 12 h 35 min  covering the 303 miles (489 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

    When departing from Paris, you have various bus station options to start your trip from including Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine), Paris, Place du Pantheon (Bibliothèque Sainte-Geneviève) and Paris, La Défense. When arriving in Zurich, you can end your journey in bus stations like Zürich, Sihlquai Bus Terminal (Carparkplatz Sihlquai), Zürich and Zurich, Hauptbahnhof.

    Omio customers book a bus from Paris Gare de Lyon   to Zürich, Sihlquai Bus Terminal (Carparkplatz Sihlquai)   most frequently for this route.

    The most popular departure bus station with passengers for this journey, called Paris Gare de Lyon, is located 1.9 miles (3.1 km) from the city center of Paris.

    The most popular arrival bus station, Zürich, Sihlquai Bus Terminal (Carparkplatz Sihlquai), is located 1.4 miles (2.2 km) away from the city center of Zurich.

    When taking a bus from Paris to Zurich, you can count on Flixbus, Alsa, Union Ivkoni International, Ouibus, BlaBlaCar, Eurolines France, Eurolines Switzerland, Infobus or Blablabus for the best way to get you to Zurich. You can also check all possible bus companies who offer a service between Paris and Zurich and compare the amenities they offer before buying a bus ticket.
    The average number of buses departing Paris for Zurich is 3 a day. The bus schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
    The earliest bus for this trip departs from Paris at 3: 25 PM. The last bus leaves from Paris at 8: 00 PM. Check Omio for the latest bus schedule from Paris to Zurich and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
    The price of a one way bus ticket from Paris to Zurich is on average $71 (€68) if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for buses from all possible bus companies offering this trip. In general, you can find bus tickets between Paris and Zurich available a few months in advance.

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