Train Lausanne Paris Timetables, journey times and prices for carefree travel

Do you love to be (well) prepared? We’re going to let you in on all our secrets, including train times, journey times and ticket prices.
Here’s all the information you need for a carefree journey to the City of Light.

We offer a range of travel times to Paris to suit your schedule

Nicknamed the City of Light due to its exceptional history and charm, Paris is one of the most visited cities in the world.

And with TGV Lyria, it couldn’t be easier to get there.  

We’re sure you’ll find the perfect option from our six daily return services.  

journeydeparture timestrain nO.duration 
Lausanne-Paris07:23TGV Lyria 92643:41Book
Lausanne-Paris09:45TGV Lyria 9768 3:57Book
Lausanne-Paris12:23TGV Lyria 92683:41Book
Lausanne-Paris13:45TGV Lyria 97743:57Book
Lausanne-Paris16:23TGV Lyria 92703:41Book
Lausanne-Paris18:45TGV Lyria 9782 3:57Book
Lausanne-Paris19:45TGV Lyria 97843:57Book

See all our timetables.  

One train journey – seven cities

Between Lausanne and Paris, TGV Lyria calls at Vallorbe, Frasne, Mouchard (depending on the service), Dole and Dijon. 

So you'll get to see the changing landcape out of the train window. Keep your eyes peeled and enjoy the view.

What should I do in Paris?

If you think Paris is all about the Eiffel Tower, bistros on every street corner and grand Haussmann-designed avenues, that’s not a bad summary of the French capital.

But that’s only a starting point for what Paris can offer.  It’s a truly eclectic city with many surprises in store, being a major hotspot for contemporary art, the capital of modern gastronomy and the latest hangout for fashionistas once again.

If you’re not sure where to start when visiting Paris, just follow our guide. We’ve curated a list of our secret spots in Paris.

The best price for your ticket from Lausanne to Paris

Paris is a great year-round destination, even if you’re on a budget. 

With prices as low as EUR 49 / CHF 49, it would be a shame to miss out. 

Here are three tips to find the best prices:

Want to find out more? Then head over to our Tickets and Fares page. 

Four great reasons to choose TGV Lyria for your trip from Lausanne to Paris

For... high-speed travel between Lausanne and Paris 

No, you’re not dreaming. You’ve arrived already. Yep, Lausanne is just 3 hrs 41 mins from Paris.  

The (major) bonus of travelling with us is that you board at Lausanne station, located in the city centre, and arrive at Paris Gare de Lyon in the 12th arrondissement, just a few minutes from the heart of the French capital. 

For... travelling while staying connected

Sitting comfortably in your seat and connected to the on-board Wi-Fi, you can make the most of your journey to reply to emails, watch a film or surf the internet.

For... travelling with complete peace of mind

We know that your time is precious, so we guarantee an unrivalled punctuality rate of 88%*.

*average of trains arriving within 15 minutes of schedule.

For... travelling with a low carbon footprint

It’s well known that train travel is better for the planet. By choosing TGV Lyria, you are choosing first and foremost an environmentally friendly mode of transport.

Frequently asked questions

  • How many TGV Lyria services are there to Paris?

    There are six return services a day, Monday to Sunday, between Lausanne and Paris. Trains are expected to depart every 2 to 3 hours from Lausanne station. This page displays our train timetables in detail.

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

    The journey takes between 3 hours 40 minutes and 4 hours. The TGV Lyria covers the 487 km between Paris and Lausanne at a top speed of 320 km/h.

  • HHow much does a Lausanne–Paris ticket cost?

    On the Lausanne–Paris services, you have a choice of three classes: BUSINESS 1ÈRE, STANDARD 1ÈREand STANDARD. Single tickets in STANDARD class are available from TGV Lyria from EUR 49 / CHF 49 all year round. 

  • What cities does the service call at?

    Of the six daily TGV Lyria services to Paris, three are direct. The others call at Vallorbe, Frasne, Mouchard, Dole and Dijon.

Head for Paris!

The City of Light is waiting for you