Train Zurich Paris: timetables, journey time, prices

To organise your journey between Lausanne and Paris under the best conditions, look up practical information from TGV Lyria: timetables, journey, stations served, fares, etc.

Nicknamed the city of lights, Paris with its exceptional charm and history remains one of the most frequently visited cities in the world. There is no easier way to travel there than with TGV Lyria.

Timetable for trains to Paris

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TGV Lyria operates 6 daily outward and return trains between Zurcih and Paris from Monday to Sunday.

Zurich-Paris 07:34 TGV Lyria 9206 4:04 Book From CHF 33.- (29€)
Zurich-Paris 09:34 TGV Lyria 9210 4:04 Book From CHF 33.- (29€)
Zurich-Paris 11:34 TGV Lyria 9218  4:04 Book From CHF 33.- (29€)
Zurich-Paris 13:34 TGV Lyria 9222 4:04 Book From CHF 33.- (29€)
Zurich-Paris 15:34 TGV Lyria 9226  4:04 Book From CHF 33.- (29€)
Zurich-Paris 17:34 TGV Lyria 9230/32 4:04 Book From CHF 33.- (29€)

Zurich to Paris in 4 hours and 4 minutes from Zurich Hauptbahnhof

489 km apart, Paris is just 4 hours and 4 minutes from Zurich Hauptbahnhof, thanks to the TGV Lyria, which covers this distance at a maximum speed of 320 km/h.

From city centre to city centre, TGV Lyria is the fastest and most comfortable way to travel to Paris from Zurich. Your TGV Lyria departs from Zurich Hauptbahnhof and takes you to the Paris station of Gare de Lyon in the 12th district, just a few minutes from the heart of the French capital.

With TGV Lyria you can make the best use of your time between Zurich and Paris by relaxing or being productive. It is a smooth journey without the inconvenience of connections and with no queuing.

Towns served by this train

Le TGV Lyria stops at Mulhouse, Basel and stops at Belfort-Montbéliard TGV and Dijon according to the timetable.

  • Zurich Hauptbahnhof
  • Basel
  • Mulhouse
  • Belfort-Montbéliard TGV
  • Dijon
  • Paris-Gare de Lyon

When to book your train ticket ?

To obtain your Zurich-Paris train ticket at the best price, we recommend booking in advance. With TGV Lyria, if you reserve your ticket 4 months before departure, you could benefit from the lowest prices, from CHF 33. In short - plan ahead!

If you are travelling as a family with children or teenagers, SNCF discount cards are available for young people. There are other beneficial fare options for those aged 60 years plus or for frequent weekend travellers. 

Other solutions are available for booking your train ticket at the lowest fares.

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How much does it cost to travel between Zurich and Paris?

With our new range of services, redesigned for your satisfaction, you can now choose between three classes of travel: BUSINESS 1ÈRE, STANDARD 1ÈRE and STANDARD. According to your requirements, your budget and your travel dates, you will find the class of travel to suit you best. 

The fares and conditions for the new range.


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