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Zurich to Paris

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1 suggested route to go from Zurich to Paris by flight, train, car, bus

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How to go from Zurich to Paris ?

Trip Zurich Paris

Modes of transportplane, carpooling, bus, train
Distance303 mi
Direct lineYes

You've chosen Paris as a destination for your next holidays or weekend but you don't know how to get there from Zurich and how to find the best Zurich to Paris transport deals? Usually, this is not an easy task and you'll have to browse multiple sites to compare all deals.

You'll be able to get in a single search on Vivanoda, your multimodal travel planner in Europe, all the prices for flights, trains, carpooling and buses to travel to Paris from Zurich Simply enter your travel date to Paris and Vivanoda does the rest. Sorting options and filters are at your disposal to refine your search.

You'll mainly use the trains, flights, carpooling and buses of Easyjet, British Airways, Vueling Airlines, Deutsche Bahn, TGV Lyria, France, Swiss International Airlines or Eurostar to reach Paris.

If you have any preferences for a particular mode of transport, get more information on these sections:

Zurich to Paris bus

This coach route is operated without any change between Zurich to Paris

Going by bus from Zurich to Paris may not be so obvious to you. That's why we give you some arguments that might convince you to board a bus to Paris.

  • The Zurich Paris tickets are sold at unbeatable prices, it is unlikely that you will find better offers with the other modes of transport: rail or carpool offers.
  • If the trip duration between Zurich and Paris and its 303 mi worries you a bit, then choose the night bus Zurich Paris which will save you an overnight stay in a Paris hotel. You will then be able to discover Paris in the early morning.
  • The new buses used by FlixBus are greener than the use of carpooling and even more than your personal car. The road Zurich Paris is an already existing infrastructure shared with other vehicles. The landscape balance sheet is therefore neutral.
  • The coaches operating the Zurich Paris line are mostly equipped with an air conditioning system, which will allow you to travel in good conditions during hot seasons.
  • The recent coaches with which you will travel from Zurich to Paris are equipped with onboard toilets as well as comfortable reclining seats to make you travel in the best conditions.

Which coach companies to travel between Zurich and Paris?

Only the coach company FlixBus operates the direct line Zurich Paris.

FlixBus Zurich Paris

Bus stops in Zurich

It is recommended that you arrive at the Zurich bus station between 15 and 30 minutes before the departure time, depending on the coach company. The name of the destination 'Paris' is always mentioned on the front of the bus. Before boarding, show your ticket to the driver, put your luggage in the hold and then sit at your seat.

  • Zurich

Arrival bus stations in Paris

As soon as the coach stops at Paris, make sure that you leave nothing in your seat or forget your hold luggage.

  • Paris-Bercy
  • Paris Galliéni
  • Paris Quai de Bercy

Train Zurich to Paris

Is Zurich connected to Paris with a direct train?

Yes, it is possible to go from Zurich to Paris by train without making any changes. Be aware that depending the day of the week, the schedule can change and direct trains may not operate every days. To check prices and availabilities, launch now a search for a Zurich-Paris train ticket on Vivanoda.

High speed train Zurich Paris

This type of trains are the fatest way to travel by train between Zurich and Paris with a speed range from 125mph to 220mph.

Intercity train Zurich Paris

The intercity trains served the main cities of the route between Zurich and Paris with a reduced duration in comparison to regional trains.

Zurich Paris railways companies

The train company that operates this journey is TGV Lyria.
TGV Lyria Zurich Paris

Railway stations from Zurich

  • Zurich HB

Arrival train stations in Paris

  • Paris-Gare-de-Lyon
  • Paris-Nord

Cheap flights from Zurich to Paris

To help you find cheaper flights to fly to Paris, we wanted to give you a few pieces of advice:

  • It is highly recommended to book your Zurich Paris flight several weeks (or even months) in advance. Most of the time, this is the number one yield management rule: cheapest price are available long time before departure (this targets leisure customers who are used to booking early).
  • Be flexible with your dates of travel to Paris. Prices vary along the time depending many factors including the date and time of travel. So you'd better be able to have a 2- or 3-day flexibility to book your trip.

Which airlines operate the Zurich to Paris flights ?

Vueling Airlines and Swiss International Airlines are the 2 airlines to serve the air route Zurich Paris in direct flight.
Vueling Airlines Zurich ParisSwiss International Airlines Zurich Paris

Departure airport in Zurich

  • ZRH Zurich

Destination airport in Paris

  • ORY Paris Orly
  • CDG Paris Charles De Gaulle

Carpool from Zurich to Paris

Carpooling is a recent way to travel by sharing your journey Zurich-Paris with other travellers looking for the same route. Instead of driving alone the car from Zurich to Paris, it allows drivers to share the travel costs with other passengers.

The important difference between carsharing and the other modes of transport is that it has not a scheduled timetable. So, you have more probabilities to find Zurich-Paris rides five days before your date of travel than three months. This is more a lastminute solution to go to Paris.

When you are about to book a Zurich-Paris ride, you can message the driver if you need any other details (pickup location, time, luggage...). You can pay online, so you don't need to give any money to your driver.

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