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from Lille to Zurich

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Travel Information between Lille and Zurich

distanceDistance335 miles (540 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or train
priceTicket price range$80 - $117
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $80 (€64) • 6 h 14 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $80 (€64) • 6 h 14 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSas Airways or SNCF | TGV Lyria

Travel 335 miles (540 km) by flight or train to Zurich from Lille. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 6 h 14 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $80 (€64). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Sas Airways or SNCF | TGV Lyria among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Lille to Zurich.

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FAQs
Does Switzerland have any COVID-19 travel restrictions for people traveling between Lille and Zurich?

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

Can I enter Switzerland if coming from France?

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

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Zurich if traveling from Lille?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What measures do I need to follow in Zurich, Switzerland due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Switzerland must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 9/20/21; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip to Zurich from Lille.

Are there restrictions on reentering France from Zurich, Switzerland due to the coronavirus pandemic?

The current restriction level for returning to Lille, France from Switzerland is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Lille, France from Zurich, Switzerland?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Lille from Zurich?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • 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)
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required

Which rules do I need to follow in Lille, France regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to France must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

The information above was last checked on 9/22/21. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Lille from Zurich here.

How do I go from Lille to Zurich?

You can travel from Lille to Zurich 2 different ways: flight or train.

What is the cheapest way from Lille to Zurich?

The cheapest way to go to Zurich from Lille is by taking a train, which costs on average $80 (€64).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Zurich:

Taking a train is about $36 (€29) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $117 (€93) for this trip.

What is the fastest way from Lille to Zurich?

The fastest way to get to Zurich from Lille is by train with an average travel time of 6 h 14 min.

Other travel options to Zurich can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by flight can take 0 h 0 min   on average.

How far is it from Lille to Zurich?

Zurich is approximately 335 miles (540 km) away from Lille.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Lille to Zurich?

The average frequency per day from Lille to Zurich is:

  • 1 train a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Zurich from Lille as scheduled services by flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

When traveling from Lille to Zurich, where do I depart from Lille and where do I arrive in Zurich?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Lille to Zurich:

  • Flights most often depart from Lille at Lille Airport and arrive in Zurich at Zurich Airport.
  • Trains mostly depart from Lille Flandres and arrive in Zürich HB.
Which travel companies can get me from Lille to Zurich?

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

  • You can travel to Zurich from Lille by flight with Sas Airways. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $117 (€93) with Sas Airways from Lille to Zurich.
  • You can take a train from Lille to Zurich with SNCF | TGV Lyria. Cheap tickets can be found for $80 (€64) with SNCF | TGV Lyria from Lille to Zurich.
Where should I go next after I travel from Lille to Zurich?
Looking to extend your trip from Lille to Zurich? Many Omio customers who go from Lille to Zurich usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Milan or Munich. If you're looking to explore Paris, Milan or Munich from Zurich, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How far in advance should I purchase tickets between Lille and Zurich online to get the best deals?

When planning your trip from Lille to Zurich, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Plane tickets cost on average $117 (€93) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $80 (€64) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Lille to Zurich online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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