Train Switzerland Dijon Timetables, journey times and prices for carefree travel

Do you love to be (well) prepared? We’re going to share all our secrets, including timetables, journey times and ticket prices.
Here’s everything you need to know for a carefree journey to the capital of the Burgundy region.

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

Known as ‘the city of a hundred spires’, Dijon never ceases to amaze with its perfectly preserved medieval heritage. It is also home to numerous old churches, which (the braver among) you may explore.

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.

Lausanne-Dijon 07:23 TGV Lyria 9264  2 Book
Lausanne-Dijon 12:23 TGV Lyria 9268 2 Book
Lausanne-Dijon 16:23 TGV Lyria 9270 2 Book
Zurich/Bâle-Dijon 09:34/10:34 TGV Lyria 9210 2:24/1:24 Book
Zurich/Bâle-Dijon 13:34/14:34 TGV Lyria 9222 2:24/1:24 Book
Zurich/Bâle-Dijon 15:34/16:34 TGV Lyria 9226 2:24/1:24 Book

See all our timetables.

1 destination, 2 routes, several cities

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

Between Zurich and Dijon, TGV Lyria calls at Basel, Mulhouse and Belfort-Montbéliard TGV.

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

Things to do in Dijon

Are you ready to explore Dijon? If you’re feeling inquisitive, you can discover the rich culture in this regional capital. For lovers of (fine) wine, it’s the perfect opportunity to take a stroll deep in the heart of an exceptional wine-growing region.

Art, architecture, history and, of course, world-renowned cuisine can all be enjoyed in a city centre that’s in a class of its own and eminently accessible thanks to the tramway – the pride of Dijon.

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

Our tips for rooting out the best price for your ticket from Switzerland to Dijon

Dijon 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 journey from Switzerland to Dijon

For... travelling at high speed between Switzerland and Dijon

No, you’re not dreaming. You’ve arrived already. Yep, Dijon is just 1 hr 30 mins from Basel and 2 hrs 30 mins from Lausanne.

The (major) bonus of travelling with us is that you board at Lausanne or Zurich stations, which are located in the city centre, and arrive at Dijon-Ville station. Did you know? Also known as ‘Gare Foch’, the station is just a few minutes’ walk from the Palace of the Dukes of Burgundy, the Museum of Burgundian Life and Dijon Cathedral.  You’ll certainly sleep well tonight!

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

  • What is the frequency of TGV Lyria trains from Switzerland to Dijon ?

    There is an average of 6 outward and return trains per day from Monday to Sunday between Switzerland and Dijon. Departures are from Lausanne, Zurich and Basel stations. Access all timetables here.

  • What is the journey time from Switzerland to Dijon by train ?

    The journey time varies according to the city of arrival :

    • 1 hour and 30 minutes from Basel to Dijon
    • 2 hours from Lausanne to Dijon
    • 2 hours and 30 minutes from Zurich to Dijon


  • What is the ticket price from Switzerland to Dijon ?

    To travel between Switzerland and Dijon, you can choose between 3 classes: BUSINESS 1ÈRE, STANDARD 1ÈRE and STANDARD. TGV Lyria offers single tickets in STANDARD class from CHF 49 / EUR 49 all year round. 


  • Which cities are served by the train ?

    The TGV Lyria between Lausanne and Dijon stops at Vallorbe, Frasne, Mouchard and Dole, Mouchard. The TGV Lyria between Zurich/Basel and Dijon stops at Mulhouse.

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