Our timetable for trains to Paris
Nicknamed the City of Light due to its exceptional history and charm, Paris is one of the most visited cities in the world.
With TGV Lyria departing every 2 hours (no less), it couldn’t be easier to get there.
We’re sure you’ll find the perfect option from our six daily return services.
|journey||departure times||Train no.||duration|
|Zurich-Paris||07:34||TGV Lyria 9206||4:04||Book|
|Zurich-Paris||09:34||TGV Lyria 9210||4:04||Book|
|Zurich-Paris||11:34||TGV Lyria 9218||4:04||Book|
|Zurich-Paris||13:34||TGV Lyria 9222||4:04||Book|
|Zurich-Paris||15:34||TGV Lyria 9226||4:04||Book|
|Zurich-Paris||17:34||TGV Lyria 9234||4:04||Book|
See all our timetables.
One train journey – six cities
As it travels from Zurich to Paris, TGV Lyria stops at Basel, Mulhouse, and also at Belfort-Montbéliard TGV and Dijon, depending on the train chosen.
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.
The best price for your ticket from Zurich 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:
- 📅 Check your calendar and reserve your tickets six months in advance, when our ticket sales open.
- 👀 Keep an eye on our Lyria special offers as they pop up throughout the year. Subscribe to our newsletter and follow our news so you won’t miss a thing!
- 💳 Make good use of your SNCF or SBB travelcards for even better value for money.
Want to find out more? Then head over to our Tickets and Fares page.
4 great reasons to choose TGV Lyria for Zurich to Paris
For... high-speed travel between Zurich and Paris
No, you’re not dreaming. You’re already there. Yep, Zurich is just 4 hrs 4 min from Paris.
The bonus is that you’ll get on at Zurich Hauptbahnhof 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.
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