Train Paris – Lake Geneva 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 for a hassle-free trip to the Haute-Savoie and Ain departments, and Geneva and Vaud cantons.

Your train journey Paris-Geneva-Lake Geneva

With Léman Express and TGV Lyria, visiting Lake Geneva from Paris has never been easier.

TGV Lyria, the best way to reach Geneva from Paris

Geneva is the ideal base for exploring Lake Geneva’s shores by train, be it the Swiss or French side of the lake.

With TGV Lyria departing every 2 hours (no less), reaching this Franco-Swiss region from Paris couldn’t be easier.

We’re sure you’ll find the perfect option from our eight daily return services between Paris and Geneva.

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You’ll call at Bourg-en-Bresse, Nurieux and Bellegarde (depending on the train).

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

Léman Express, the train connecting the greater Geneva region

Leman express network

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With 230 km of track and six lines, Léman Express connects 45 French and Swiss stations between Coppet, Geneva, Bellegarde, Saint-Gervais-les-Bains-Le Fayet, Annecy and Evian-les Bains.

Hop on the Léman Express to explore Haute Savoie’s mountains, whatever the season.

For train times, head over to the Léman Express, SBB and SNCF websites.

Cross-border adventures with Léman Express

Léman Express covers the Swiss cantons of Geneva and Vaud, as well as the French departments of Ain and Haute-Savoie. It offers opportunity aplenty for day trips from Geneva to the surrounding region.

There’s no shortage of things to do and see either side of the border:

  • art and culture, wellness retreats and water sports on Lake Geneva and Lake Annecy
  • Ski trips and mountain biking, spa treatments and museum visits in the French Alps
  • Food and wine tours in the Mandement villages (Satigny, Russin and Dardagny) and Haute-Savoie
  • Walking in the Etournel nature reserve, along the river Rhône or in the Pertes de la Valserine canyon …

You won’t have time to get bored!

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