Lake Geneva–Paris: Train journeys via Geneva

Reach Paris easily from the transnational region around Geneva: Haute-Savoie, Ain and the cantons of Geneva and Vaud.
Board a regional Léman Express train running to Geneva Cornavin, then take a TGV Lyria and you are in Paris in 3 hours !

Journeys by train: Lake Geneva–Geneva–Paris

  • Forming a 230 km network, the 6 lines of the Léman Express serve 45 Franco-Swiss stations between Coppet, Geneva, Bellegarde, Saint-Gervais-les-Bains-Le Fayet, Annecy and Evian-les-Bains.

Find all your timetables on the Léman Express, SBB and SNCF sites.

  • Geneva is the railway hub between the shores of Lake Geneva and the French capital.

Benefit from TGV Lyria departures between Geneva and Paris every 2 hours, and 8 daily outward and return journeys from Monday to Sunday.

On this journey, TGV Lyria stops at Bourg-en-Bresse, Nurieux and Bellegarde in accordance with the timetable.

Léman Express : discover the transnational region

The Léman Express, which covers the cantons of Geneva and Vaud as well as the departments of Ain and Haute-Savoie, offers a variety of day trips from Geneva. On both sides of the border, the region’s assets are numerous and diverse :

  • Cultural tourism, balneotherapy or sporting activities at Lake Geneva or Lake Annecy;
  • Skiing, mountain biking, thermal spas or museum visits in the resorts of the French Alps;
  • Gourmet and wine-tasting tourism in the villages of Mandement (Satigny, Russin, Dardagny) or Haute-Savoie;
  • Walking in the Etournel nature reserve (Ain), along the Rhône or Les Pertes de la Valserine.

The website gives about one hundred suggestions for trips and activities close to the Léman Express stations. 

Photo credits :

Palais Lumière, Evian-les-Bains ©Ville d’Evian, Annecy old town ©Quentin Trillot – Ville d’Annecy, Etournel marshes © Marjorie Léorier, 

Water sports at Lake Annecy ©, Coppet Castle ©, St Gervais – Mont-Blanc ©Boris Molinier

Go and explore Paris in just three hours by train

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