You can get from Paris to Zurich by train, bus or flight.
To get from Paris to Zurich on Sep 27 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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There are numerous public transportation options for travel between Paris and Zurich. These include bus, train and air travel. You may also opt for drive-share options and rental car travel. In general, bus travel is the most affordable option. Train and air travel both take about 4 hours, but train travel is more affordable.
Return trips from Zurich to Paris are also available.
Flixbus, Megabus, Postbus and Eurolines provide buses from Paris to Zurich. Flixbus and Eurolines provide direct bus journeys which depart at night from Paris Porte Maillot and arrive at Zurich Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai 10:00m later. The bus departs at 23:30 p.m. and arrives at 9:30 a.m. Eurolines night buses depart at 22:00 p.m. and arrive at 9:30 a.m. - a journey of 11:30m. Flixbus also provides 1-stop journeys which depart from Paris, stop at Port Maillot and arrive at Zurich Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai (around 21 hours).
SNCF offers the TVG Lyria trains from Paris to Zurich. Trains depart from the Paris Gare du Nord train station and travel to Zurich Main station. Other trains depart from Paris Est, Paris Montparnasse station and Paris Charles de Gaulle train station. The train journey lasts about 4 hours.
Swiss Air and Air France provide commuters with direct flights from Paris to Zurich. Flights depart from Charles de Gaulle airport and arrive at Zurich airport about 4 hours later. There are numerous flights during the morning, afternoon and evening. There are Air Berlin flights which make 1-stop between the cities. These flights depart from Paris Orly airport and take about 7 hours. You can travel to Orly from Paris using a rental car or bus.
Travel from Paris, France to Zurich, Switzerland is: Unrestricted.
International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of France.
The government of Switzerland has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
The above information was last verified on 9/18/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Paris and Zurich closer to your planned date of departure here.
The restriction level for your return to Paris, France from Switzerland is: Unrestricted.
Entry into France is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.
Conditions of reentry into France:
You should observe these safety measures in France as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
This information about your return travel to France was last checked on 9/24/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Paris from Zurich closer to your date of departure here.
The Paris to Zurich distance is around 303 miles (489 km).
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