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

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Here’s all the information you need for a carefree journey to Paris.

One cross-platform change, two routes to choose from

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 between Basel and Paris.

See all our timetables.

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

Here are two options if you’re heading to Paris from Montreux 

  1. Head to Montreux station 
  2. Hop on a TER (regional train) service, which will get you to Geneva or Lausanne in just 1 hour. 
  3. Make yourself comfortable aboard one of our Geneva to Paris or Lausanne to Paris TGV Lyria direct services that take you from city centre to city centre. 

As it travels from Geneva to Paris, TGV Lyria passes through Bellegarde, Nurieux and Bourg-en-Bresse

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

So you’ll get to see the changing landscape 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.

Our tips for rooting out the best price for your ticket from Bern to Paris

Paris is a great year-round destination, even if you’re on a budget. With prices as low as EUR 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 Montreux to Paris

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

No, you’re not dreaming. You’ve arrived already. Yep, Montreux is just 4 hrs 11 min from Paris.  

The bonus is that you’ll only have one easy cross-platform change at Geneva or Lausanne and you’ll 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 can I get to Paris from Montreux?

    To get to Paris, you need to get to either Lausanne or Geneva Cornavin, where you can pick up a direct, cross-platform connection to the Lausanne–Paris or Geneva–Paris service, respectively.

  • How many TGV Lyria services are there per day to Paris?

    You can get to Paris on any of the 11 daily services between Paris and Lausanne and Paris and Geneva by changing at either Lausanne or Geneva Cornavin station. This page displays the TGV Lyria train timetables in detail.

  • How long is the train journey from Montreux to Paris?

    The total journey time from Montreux to Paris, including the connection, is under 5 hours. It takes around 1 hour for the TER (regional train) journey from Montreux to Geneva, then a further 3 hours 11 minutes from Geneva to Paris.

  • How much does a ticket cost?

    When travelling from Lausanne to Paris or from Geneva to Paris you have a choice of three classes: BUSINESS 1ERE, STANDARD 1ERE and STANDARD. Single tickets in STANDARD class are available from TGV Lyria for 49 € / CHF 49 all year round. This price does not include the cost of the TER ticket from Montreux to Geneva/Lausanne.

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