We offer a range of travel times to Zurich to suit your schedule
Situated on the shores of Lake Zurich, at the foot of the Alps and in the heart of Europe, Zurich is a very cosmopolitan city.
With TGV Lyria departing every two hours (no less), it couldn’t be easier to get there.
We’re sure you’ll find the perfect option from our six daily return services.
|TGV Lyria 9203
|TGV Lyria 9211
|TGV Lyria 9213
|TGV Lyria 9215
|TGV Lyria 9219
|TGV Lyria 9223
See all our timetables.
Towns served by this train
Between Paris and Zurich, TGV Lyria calls at Dijon, Belfort-Montbéliard TGV (depending on the train), Mulhouse and Basel.
Things to do in Zurich
Spoiler alert for art lovers: you’re in for a real treat!
A major cultural hub in Switzerland, Zurich is considered the birthplace of the Dada art movement. Take the opportunity to explore sites steeped in history as you wander the pretty pedestrianised streets in the old town, admiring the diverse architecture and visiting magnificent museums along the way.
If you’re not sure where to start when visiting Zurich, just follow our guide! We’ve curated a list of our top spots in Zurich.
Our tips for rooting out the best price for your ticket from Paris to Zurich
Zurich 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 Zurich
For… high-speed travel between Paris and Zurich
No, you’re not dreaming. You’ve arrived already. Yep, Paris is just 4 hrs 4 mins from Zurich.
The bonus is that you’ll get on at Paris Gare de Lyon, in the French capital’s 12th arrondissement, and arrive at Zurich Hauptbahnhof, 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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