Train Paris Basel: timetables, journey time, prices

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

Basel is located next to the Rhine, in the heart of Europe.

Timetables for trains to Basel

New timetables aree available from 15 December 2019. Click here.


Paris-Basel 07:22 TGV Lyria 9203 3:04 Book From €29
Paris-Basel 10:22 TGV Lyria 9211 3:04 Book From €29
Paris-Basel 12:22 TGV Lyria 9213/9233 3:04 Book From €29
Paris-Basel 14:22 TGV Lyria 9215 (1) 3:04 Book From €29
Paris-Basel 16:22 TGV Lyria 9219 3:04 Book From €29
Paris-Basel 18:22 TGV Lyria 9223 3:04 Book From €29


Paris Basel in 3 hours and 4 minutes from Paris Gare de Lyon

415 km apart, Basel is only 3 hours and 4 minutes from Paris Gare de Lyon thanks to TGV Lyria, which covers this distance at a maximum speed of 320 km/h.

From city centre to city centre, TGV Lyria provides the fastest and most comfortable transportation from Paris to Basel. Your TGV Lyria leaves Paris Gare de Lyon in the 12th district in the eastern part of Paris. You alight at Basel station, next to the heart of the Swiss city. 

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

Towns served by this train

The TGV always serves Mulhouse, and stops at Dijon, Belfort-Montbéliard TGV et Zurich in accordance with the timetable.

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

Paris Basel cheap train tickets!

To obtain your Paris-Basel 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 €29. 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.

All our tips for travelling at lower prices.


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

With our range of services that has been designed for your satisfaction, you can now choose between 3 travel classes: BUSINESS 1ERE, STANDARD 1ERE or STANDARD. You will find the class of travel that suits you best according to your requirements, budget and travel dates.

The fares and conditions for our range of services.


Les trajets TGV Lyria depuis Paris

The largest cities in Switzerland are easy to reach in just a few hours from Paris with TGV Lyria. 

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