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

Do you love to be (well) prepared? We’re going to let you in on all our secrets, including train times, journey times and ticket prices.

Here’s everything you need to know to plan your trip to Switzerland.

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

Though better known around the world for its snow-capped mountains and vast alpine lakes, Switzerland also boasts rich cultural heritage and magnificent old towns and villages.

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.

journey departure times Train nO. duration  
Dijon-Lausanne 09:34 TGV Lyria 9261 2:15 Book
Dijon-Lausanne 13:34 TGV Lyria 9269 2:03 Book
Dijon-Lausanne 19:34 TGV Lyria 9277 2:03 Book
Dijon-Zurich/Basel 12:00 TGV Lyria 9211 2:25/1:25 Book
Dijon-Zurich/Basel 14:00 TGV Lyria 9213 2:25/1:25 Book
Dijon-Zurich/Basel 20:00 TGV Lyria 9223 2:25/1:25 Book

See all our timetables.

Two train journeys - many cities

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

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

So yes, you'll get to see the changing landcape out of the train window. Keep your eyes peeled and enjoy the view.

What should I do in Lausanne, Basel or Zurich?

Fancy a relaxing weekend getaway? Then Lausanne is the place for you! With Lake Geneva, Lavaux’s vineyards and the historic city centre, not to mention myriad cafés, festivals and restaurants, you can’t go wrong.

Love art and history? Head to Zurich. Stroll streets steeped in history, admire the architecture, take in the old town and visit magnificent museums.   

Or journey through history and explore the eclectic architecture of Basel, from medieval monuments to modern masterpieces.

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

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

Switzerland 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 Dijon to Switzerland

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

No, you’re not dreaming. You’re already there. Yes, Dijon is just 1 hour 30 minutes from Basel, 2 hours from Lausanne and 2 hours 30 minutes from Zurich. 

The bonus is that you’ll get on at Dijon-Ville station and arrive at Lausanne, Basel SBB or Zurich stations, right in the heart of these Swiss cities.

For...travelling while staying connected

Sitting comfortably in your seat and connected to the on-board Wi-Fi, take advantage of the journey to answer your e-mails, 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%*.

For... travelling with a low carbon footprint

It’s well known that travelling by train 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 Dijon to Switzerland ?

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

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

    The journey time varies according to the city of arrival :

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


  • What is the ticket price from Dijon to Switzerland ?

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

  • Which cities are served by the train ?

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

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