Train Basel-Paris: timetables, journey time, prices

To organise your journey between Basel and Paris under the best conditions, look up practical information from TGV Lyria: timetables, journey, stations served, fares, etc.

Nicknamed the city of lights, Paris with its exceptional charm and history remains one of the most frequently visited cities in the world. There is no easier way to travel there than with TGV Lyria.

Timetable for trains to Paris

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TGV Lyria operates 6 daily outward and return trains between Basel and Paris from Monday to Sunday.

Basel-Paris 08:34 TGV Lyria 9206 3;04 Book From CHF 33.- (29€)
Basel-Paris 10:34 TGV Lyria 9210 (1) 3:04
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Basel-Paris 12:34 TGV Lyria 9218 3:04
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Basel-Paris 14:34 TGV Lyria 9222 3:04
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Basel-Paris 16:34 TGV Lyria 9226 3:04
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Bâle-Paris 18:34 TGV Lyria 9230/32 3:04
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Basel to Paris in 3 hours and 4 minutes from Basel CFF

415 km apart, Paris is just 3 hours and 4 minutes from Basel, thanks to the TGV Lyria, which covers this distance at a maximum speed of 320 km/h.

From city centre to city centre, TGV Lyria is the fastest and most comfortable way to travel to Paris from Basel. Your TGV Lyria departs from Basel CFF and takes you to the Paris station of Gare de Lyon in the 12th district, just a few minutes from the heart of the French capital.

With TGV Lyria you can make the best use of your time between Basel and Paris by relaxing or being productive. It is a smooth journey without the inconvenience of connections and with no queuing.

Towns served by this train

Le TGV Lyria stops at Mulhouse, and stops at Belfort-Montbéliard TGV and Dijon according to the timetable..

  • Basel
  • Mulhouse
  • Belfort-Montbéliard TGV
  • Dijon
  • Paris-Gare de Lyon

When to book your train ticket

To obtain your Basel-Paris train ticket at the best price, we recommend booking in advance. With TGV Lyria, if you reserve your ticket 4 months before departure, you could benefit from the lowest prices, from CHF 32. In short - plan ahead!

If you are travelling as a family with children or teenagers, SNCF discount cards are available for young people. There are other beneficial fare options for those aged 60 years plus or for frequent weekend travellers. 

Other solutions are available for booking your train ticket at the lowest fares.

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How much does it cost to travel between Basel and Paris?

With our new range of services, redesigned for your satisfaction, you can now choose between three classes of travel: BUSINESS 1ÈRE, STANDARD 1ÈRE and STANDARD. According to your requirements, your budget and your travel dates, you will find the class of travel to suit you best. 

The fares and conditions for the new range.


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