Train Geneva Paris Timetables, journey time, prices

To organise your journey between Geneva 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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Geneva-Paris 06:29 TGV Lyria 9760 3:13 Book From EUR 29 / CHF 31.-
Geneva-Paris 08:29 TGV Lyria 9764 3:13 Book From EUR 29 / CHF 31.-
Geneva-Paris 10:29 TGV Lyria 9768 3:13 Book From EUR 29 / CHF 31.-
Geneva-Paris 12:29 TGV Lyria 9770 3:13 Book From EUR 29 / CHF 31.-
Geneva-Paris 14:29 TGV Lyria 9774 3:13 Book From EUR 29 / CHF 31.-
Geneva-Paris 16:29 TGV Lyria 9776/86 3:13 Book From EUR 29 / CHF 31 -
Geneva-Paris 18:29 TGV Lyria 9780 3:13 Book From EUR 29 / CHF 31.-
Geneva-Paris 19:42 TGV Lyria 9782 3:30 Book From EUR 29 / CHF 31.-
Geneva-Paris 20:29 TGV Lyria 9784 3:13 Book

From EUR 29 / CHF 31.-

Towns served by this train

The TGV stops at Bellegarde, Nurieux and Bourg-en-Bresse according to the timetable.

  • Geneva Cornavin
  • Bellegarde
  • Nurieux
  • Bourg-en-Bresse
  • Paris Gare de Lyon

Geneva to Paris in 3 hours and 13 minutes from Geneva Cornavin

409 km apart, Paris is just 3 hours and 13 minutes from Geneva, 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 Geneva. Your TGV Lyria departs from Geneva Cornavin, at the crossroads of the districts of Saint-Gervais, Les Grottes and Pâquis: a central location in Geneva. It 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 Geneva and Paris by relaxing or being productive. It is a smooth journey without the inconvenience of connections and with no queuing.

When to book your train ticket

To obtain your Geneva-Paris train ticket at the best price, we recommend booking in advance. With TGV Lyria, if you reserve your ticket 6 months before departure, you could benefit from the lowest prices, from EUR 29 / CHF 29. 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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Go and explore Paris in just three hours by train

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Frequently asked questions

  • How many TGV Lyria services are there to Paris?

    On average, there are eight return services a day, Monday to Sunday, between Geneva and Paris. Trains depart every 2 hours from Geneva Cornavin station. Here’s where you can access all the timetables.

  • How long does it take to get from Geneva to Paris by train?

    The journey takes around 3 hours 11 minutes. The TGV Lyria covers the 409 km between Geneva and Paris at a top speed of 320 km/h.

  • How much does a Geneva–Paris ticket cost?

    On the Geneva–Paris services, you have a choice of three classes: BUSINESS 1ERE, STANDARD 1ERE and STANDARD. Single tickets in STANDARD class are available from TGV Lyria for EUR 49 / CHF 49 all year round. By purchasing your ticket four months in advance, you can benefit from prices as low as EUR 29 / CHF 29 from the point at which tickets go on sale.

  • What cities does the service call at?

    The TGV Lyria service calls at Bellegarde, Bourg-en-Bresse and Nurieux, depending on the time of day. All daily TGV Lyria services, wherever they stop along the way, are direct between Paris and Geneva.