Paris to Geneva by train in 3:08

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

Located on Lake Geneva, the city of Geneva is one of the most frequently visited international tourist destinations. There is no easier way to travel there than with TGV Lyria.

Timetables for trains to Geneva


Please note: new timetables will be available from 15 December 2019. See below. 

Paris-Geneva 07:11 TGV Lyria 9761 (1) 3:08 Book From 29€
Paris-Geneva 08:11 TGV Lyria 9763 (2) 3:16 Book From 29€
Paris-Geneva 09:11 TGV Lyria 9765 (3) 3:07 Book From 29€
Paris-Geneva 09:11 TGV Lyria 9765 (4) 3:08 Book From 29€
Paris-Geneva 12:11 TGV Lyria 9773 (5) 3:16 Book From 29€
Paris-Geneva 15:11 TGV Lyria 9775 3:07 Book From 29€
Paris-Geneva 16:11 TGV Lyria 9777 (6) 3:16 Book From 29€
Paris-Geneva 18:11 TGV Lyria 9781 3:18 Book From 29€
Paris-Geneva 19:11 TGV Lyria 9785 3:11 Book From 29€


(1) Operates on 05/01 and 05/08/19.

(2) Operates on 05/30/19.

(3) Does not operate on Saturdays and Sundays.

(4) Operates only on Sundays.

(5) From Monday to Thursday, this train also serves Lausanne, arriving at 4:15 p.m. (except on French public holidays).

(6) Does not operate on 05/30 and 05/31/19.

(7) Operates on 05/29/19.

Paris to Geneva in 3 hours and 8 minutes from Paris Gare de Lyon

409 km apart, Geneva is only 3 hours and 8 minutes from Paris Gare de Lyon thanks to TGV Lyria, which covers this distance at a speed of 320 km/h.

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

With TGV Lyria you can make the best use of your time between Paris and Geneva 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 Bellegarde and stops at Bourg-en-Bresse and Nurieux in accordance with the timetable.

  • Paris-Gare de Lyon
  • Bourg-en-Bresse
  • Nurieux
  • Bellegarde
  • Geneva Cornavin ​

When to book your train ticket

To obtain your Paris-Geneva 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 Geneva?

With our new range of services that has been redesigned 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 the new range.


TGV Lyria journeys from or to Paris

The largest cities in Switzerland are easy to reach in just a few hours from Paris with TGV Lyria. You can travel to Geneva, Basel, Berne, Zurich, Lausanne and Neuchâtel from Paris.

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