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Dijon to Zürich by train

It takes an average of 4h 55m to travel from Dijon to Zürich by train, over a distance of around 164 miles (265 km). There are normally 10 trains per day travelling from Dijon to Zürich and tickets for this journey start from $71.55 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 2h 25m
PriceFrom $71.55
Distance164 miles (265 km)
Frequency10 trains per day
Departure stationDijon
Arrival stationZürich
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsTGV Lyria

Dijon to Zürich train times

Check out the next trains departing from Dijon to Zürich for Tuesday May 11th 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
07:36 11:26 3h 50m, 2 changes
08:34 01:28 4h 54m, 1 change
09:05 00:26 3h 21m, 2 changes
09:11 02:00 4h 49m, 4 changes
01:01 03:26 2h 25m, direct
02:09 07:26 5h 17m, 4 changes
06:01 09:26 3h 25m, 2 changes
06:34 11:37 5h 3m, 1 change
07:36 10:52 3h 16m, 2 changes
08:01 09:00 12h 59m, 4 changes

TGV Lyria trains from Dijon to Zürich

You can travel from Dijon to Zürich on TGV Lyria trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

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TGV Lyria links France to Switzerland and can travel at a maximum speed of 200 mph (320 km/h). Resulting from the collaboration between SNCF and SBB, TGV Lyria has three comfort classes on all trains. Standard (equivalent to the Second Class TGV, with comfortable seats), Standard 1ère (with more legroom and access to the SNCF show Grand Voyageur at the Gare de Lyon in Paris) and Business 1ère (available all week except Saturday, on some lines only).

Cheap train tickets from Dijon to Zürich

The price of train tickets from Dijon to Zürich starts at $71.55 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Dijon to Zürich by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

FAQs for Dijon to Zürich

Want to know more about your journey from Dijon to Zürich? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Dijon to Zürich take?

The average journey time by train between Dijon and Zürich is 4 hours and 55 minutes, with around 10 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Dijon and Zürich by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Dijon to Zürich is 2 hours and 25 minutes.

How much does the train from Dijon to Zürich cost?

Train tickets from Dijon to Zürich can start from as little as $71.55 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Dijon to Zürich?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Dijon to Zürich without having to change trains. There is 1 direct train from Dijon to Zürich each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Dijon to Zürich leave?

The first train from Dijon to Zürich leaves at 07:36. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Dijon to Zürich leave?

The last train from Dijon to Zürich leaves at 08:01. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Dijon and Zürich by train?

Trains travelling from Dijon to Zürich cover a distance of around 164 miles (265 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Zürich to Dijon.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Dijon to Zürich for a typical week day using timetable data for 05/11/2021. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 05/03/2021 for travel on 05/03/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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