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Timetable Paris to Zurich

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07:00AMParis7h20 02:20PMZurich
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The fastest buses from Paris to Zurich

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Fastest Journey

7 h 20 m

Average

7 h 20 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.

These direct buses cover the 489 km distance in an average of 7 h 20 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 7 h 20 m .

The slowest buses will take 7 h 20 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.

07:00AMParis7h20 02:20PMZurich
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$491One-way

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Jul 31
$179SNCF | TGV Lyria
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Aug 1
$179SNCF | TGV Lyria
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$301Swiss
Mon
Aug 2
$131SNCF | TGV Lyria
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$172Swiss
Tue
Aug 3
$101SNCF | TGV Lyria
$84Union Ivkoni International
$172Swiss
Wed
Aug 4
$101SNCF | TGV Lyria
$60Flixbus
$150Swiss
Thu
Aug 5
$101SNCF | TGV Lyria
$58Flixbus
$172Swiss
Fri
Aug 6
$120SNCF | TGV Lyria
$59Flixbus
$227Swiss
Sat
Aug 7
$142SNCF | TGV Lyria
$49Flixbus
$327Swiss
Sun
Aug 8
$164SNCF | TGV Lyria
$59Flixbus
$213tab
Mon
Aug 9
$111SNCF | TGV Lyria
$60Flixbus
$114tab
Tue
Aug 10
$91SNCF | TGV Lyria
$74Union Ivkoni International
$56Swiss
Wed
Aug 11
$91SNCF | TGV Lyria
$54Flixbus
$103Swiss
Thu
Aug 12
$91SNCF | TGV Lyria
$58Flixbus
$89Swiss
Fri
Aug 13
$111SNCF | TGV Lyria
$47Flixbus
$89Swiss
Sat
Aug 14
$203Deutsche Bahn with connection
$45Flixbus
$186Swiss
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Aug 15
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$143tab
Mon
Aug 16
$91SNCF | TGV Lyria
$54Flixbus
$56Swiss
Tue
Aug 17
$62SNCF | TGV Lyria
$73Union Ivkoni International
$56Swiss
Wed
Aug 18
$62SNCF | TGV Lyria
$54Flixbus
$56Swiss
Thu
Aug 19
$91SNCF | TGV Lyria
$45Flixbus
$56Swiss
Fri
Aug 20
$111SNCF | TGV Lyria
$45Flixbus
$56Swiss

The cheapest buses from Paris to Zurich

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Cheapest

$49

Average

$49

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 Paris to Zurich will cost around $ 49 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 49.

07:00AMParis7h20 02:20PMZurich
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$491One-way

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Bus Information between Paris and Zurich

distanceDistance303 miles (489 km)
durationAverage bus duration10 h
priceAverage bus ticket price$65 (€52)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersFlixbus, BlaBlaCar, Eurolines France, Ouibus, Isilines or Eurolines Switzerland

Buses from Paris to Zurich cover the 303 miles (489 km) long journey taking on average 10 h with our travel partners like Flixbus, BlaBlaCar, Eurolines France, Ouibus, Isilines or Eurolines Switzerland. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $65 (€52), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $58 (€46). Travelers depart most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Zürich, Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai.

Bus companies

FlixBus between Paris and Zurich

Travel from Paris to Zurich from $58 (€46) with Omio’s bus partners FlixBus! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular journey for you.

FlixBus

Flixbus is one of Europe's biggest bus companies which was created in Germany and offers bus services around Europe and US. Flixbus offers only one ticket type called Standard for your upcoming bus trip from Paris to Zurich.

Omio helps you compare and book the perfect bus with FlixBus from Paris to Zurich for a smooth and relaxing journey. Check the latest FlixBus bus schedules for the ideal departure and arrival times, take a look at the travel information for the Paris to Zurich bus with FlixBus (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard), compare the best connections for your Paris - Zurich route and then book a cheap bus ticket with ease. The distance from Paris to Zurich by bus is 303 miles (489 km). You can book tickets for this FlixBus bus for as low as $58 (€46) one-way if you book in advance. When you search for FlixBus tickets from Paris to Zurich in the Omio app, you can also check whether they are mobile tickets quickly and easily. If they are mobile tickets, then you can go paperless when taking a bus. Book that perfect FlixBus Paris - Zurich bus ticket online and enjoy your trip!

These are FlixBus' ticket policies for COVID-19 for the bus between Paris and Zurich:

  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • All bookings can be canceled up to 15 minutes before departure (a fee may apply).
  • Cancellations made 30 days before departure are free of charge.
  • Canceled tickets are refunded as a voucher, which is valid for 12 months, and is the value of the original booking (minus a cancellation fee, if applicable).
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

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.

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FAQs
What COVID-19 travel safety information and restrictions should I be aware of for my bus from Paris to Zurich?

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

Is international entry into Zurich from Paris restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France

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

Entry Requirements:

  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before boarding for all arrivals by air
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Health declaration required

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

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

  • Physical distance required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

The above information was last checked on 7/29/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus between Paris and Zurich closer to your date of departure here

What are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip to France from Zurich, Switzerland?

Return travel from Switzerland to France is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Paris from Zurich?

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

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

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before 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
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required

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:

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

Last checked on 7/30/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your bus to Paris from Zurich.

How much does a cheap bus to Zurich from Paris cost?
Bus tickets to Zurich from Paris for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $58 (€46)  one way in the next 7 days.
How much is the bus between Paris and Zurich on average?
The bus price from Paris to Zurich is on average $65 (€52)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this trip in the next 7 days.
How many miles is it from Paris to Zurich by bus?
You should expect to travel around 303 miles (489 km)  to Zurich from Paris by bus.
How long is a bus between Paris and Zurich on average?
The Paris to Zurich bus duration is on average 10 h, which is to be expected when traveling 303 miles (489 km) from Paris to Zurich. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.
Which bus station from Paris to Zurich do I depart from? Which Zurich bus station from Paris do I arrive in?

When taking a bus from Paris, you have a couple of bus stations you can depart from including Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine), Paris, Pl. Du Panthéon and Paris, Paris (Bercy Seine). When you arrive in Zurich, your bus can arrive in bus stations including Zürich, Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai, Zürich, Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai and Zurich, Main Station.

Omio customers traveling this route book their buses from Paris Gare de Lyon   to Zürich, Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai.

Where do I find the Paris bus station to Zurich? Where is the Zurich bus station?

Passengers board their bus most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and travel around 1 mile (s) / 2 km from the city center to this bus station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Zürich, Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai and need to travel approximately 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the bus station to the city center in Zurich.

Which bus providers can get me from Paris to Zurich?
When taking a bus from Paris to Zurich, you can count on Flixbus, BlaBlaCar, Eurolines France, Ouibus, Isilines or Eurolines Switzerland for the best way to get you to Zurich. You can also check all possible bus providers who offer a service to Zurich from Paris and compare the amenities they offer before buying a bus ticket.
When does the first bus depart from Paris to Zurich? When does the last bus depart from Paris to Zurich?
The earliest bus for this trip departs from Paris at 7: 00 PM. The last bus leaves from Paris at 9: 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.
How far in advance should I buy bus tickets to Zurich from Paris for the best deals?
The price of a one way bus ticket from Paris to Zurich is on average $65 (€52) 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 providers offering this journey. In general, you can find bus tickets between Paris and Zurich available a few months in advance.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Paris
Gare Paris Bercy
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Paris Gallieni Porte Bagnolet
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Refreshments
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines 3