We offer a range of travel times to Lausanne to suit your schedule
Lying in the west of Switzerland on the northern shore of Lake Geneva, Lausanne is the country’s fourth-biggest city and capital of the Canton of Vaud.
With TGV Lyria departing every 2 hours (no less), it couldn’t be easier to get there.
We’re sure you’ll find the perfect option from our eight daily return services*
*depending on the day of the week.
|JOURNEY||departure times||TRAIN NO.||duration|
|Paris-Lausanne||06:18||TGV Lyria 9761||3h57||Book|
|Paris-Lausanne||07:56||TGV Lyria 9261||3h41||Book|
|Paris-Lausanne||11:56||TGV Lyria 9269||3h41||Book|
|Paris-Lausanne||14:18||TGV Lyria 9775||3h57||Book|
|Paris-Lausanne||16:18||TGV Lyria 9777||3h57||Book|
|Paris-Lausanne||17:56||TGV Lyria 9277||3h41||Book|
See all our timetables.
One train journey – seven cities
Between Paris and Lausanne, TGV Lyria calls at Dijon, Dole, Mouchard (depending on the train), Frasne and Vallorbe.
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?
Lausanne offers Lake Geneva, Lavaux’s vineyards and an historic city centre, not to mention myriad cafés, festivals and restaurants.
Also known as ‘little San Francisco’ and ‘the pearl of Lake Geneva’, Lausanne is the place to go for a relaxing change of scenery.
If you’re not sure where to start when visiting Lausanne, just follow our guide! We’ve curated a list of our top spots in Lausanne.
Our tips for rooting out the best price for your ticket from Paris to Lausanne
Lausanne 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:
- 📅 Check your calendar: Yes, the secret is to buy your TGV Lyria train tickets as soon as they go on sale. The sooner the better.
- 👀 Keep an eye on our Lyria special offers as they pop up throughout the year. Follow our news so you won’t miss a thing!
- 💳 Make good use of your SNCF or SBB travelcards for even better value for money.
Want to find out more? Then head over to our Tickets and Fares page.
Four great reasons to choose TGV Lyria for Paris to Lausanne
For... high-speed travel between Paris and Lausanne
No, you’re not dreaming. You’re already there. Yep, Paris is just 3 hrs 40 mins from Lausanne.
The bonus is that you’ll get on at Paris Gare de Lyon, in the French capital’s 12th arrondissement, and arrive at Lausanne station, right in the heart of the Swiss city.
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%*.
*average of trains arriving within 15 minutes of schedule
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
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