Train Paris Lausanne Timetables, journey time, prices

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.

Lausanne is located on the banks of Lake Geneva, at the foot of the Alps and at the heart of French-speaking Switzerland. With TGV Lyria, nothing could be easier to get there!

Located in western Switzerland on the northern banks of Lake Geneva, Lausanne is the fourth biggest city in Switzerland and the capital of the canton of Vaud. Built on the slopes of three hills, it stretches out over a difference in altitude of 500 metres. It is a vibrant city attracting tourists and business travellers. It is well known as the Olympic capital, home to the headquarters of the International Olympic Committee.

Timetables for trains to Lausanne

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This new simplified transport plan offers you TGV Lyria Paris-Lausanne departures in 6 daily round trips from Monday to Sunday.

Paris-Lausanne 06:18 TGV Lyria 9761 (1) 3h57 Book From €29
Paris-Lausanne 07:56 TGV Lyria 9261 3h41 Book From €29
Paris-Lausanne 11:56 TGV Lyria 9269/9279 3h41 Book From €29
Paris-Lausanne 14:18 TGV Lyria 9775 3h57 Book From €29
Paris-Lausanne 16:18 TGV Lyria 9777 3h57 Book From €29
Paris-Lausanne 17:56 TGV Lyria 9277 3h41 Book From €29

Towns served by this train

The TGV Lyria stops at Dijon, Dole, Mouchard, Frasne et Vallorbe, in accordance with the timetable.

  • Paris-Gare de Lyon
  • Dijon
  • Dole
  • Mouchard
  • Frasne
  • Vallorbe
  • Lausanne

Paris to Lausanne in 3 hours and 41 minutes from Paris Gare de Lyon

413 km apart, Lausanne is only 3 hours and 41 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 Lausanne. Your TGV Lyria leaves Paris Gare de Lyon in the 12th district in the eastern part of Paris. You alight at Lausanne station, right in the heart of the Swiss city.

With TGV Lyria you can make the best use of your time between Paris and Lausanne by relaxing or being productive, particularly thanks to the free Wifi on board. It is a smooth journey without the inconvenience of connections and with no queuing.

Cheap train Paris Lausanne

To book your Paris-Lausanne train ticket at the best price, it is recommended to do so in advance. With TGV Lyria, if you book your ticket 6 months before your departure, at the time of the Opening of Sales, you will be able to benefit from the lowest prices, starting at €29... in one word: get a head start!

There are also other solutions to book your train ticket at the lowest fare: All our tips for travelling cheaper!

NEW: TGV Lyria offers one-way travel in STANDARD class at €49 all year round . These fares are available on half of our trains up to one month before departure and even remain accessible on some trains up to a few days before departure.

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Frequently asked questions

  • How many TGV Lyria services are there per day to Lausanne?

    There are six return services a day, Monday to Sunday, between Paris and Lausanne. From Paris Gare de Lyon station, there are three departures in the morning and three in the afternoon. This page displays our train timetables in detail.

  • How long is the train journey from Paris to Lausanne?

    The journey takes between 3 hours 40 minutes and 4 hours. The TGV Lyria covers the 413 km between Lausanne and Paris at a top speed of 320 km/h.

  • How much does a Paris–Lausanne ticket cost?

    On the Paris–Lausanne service, you have a choice of three classes: BUSINESS 1ERE, STANDARD 1ERE and STANDARD. Single tickets in STANDARD class are available from TGV Lyria for EUR 49 all year round. By purchasing your ticket four months in advance, you can benefit from prices as low as EUR 29.

  • What cities does the service call at?

    Of the six daily services to Lausanne, three are direct. The others call at Dijon, Dole, Frasne, Vallorbe and, depending on the time of day, Mouchard.