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How to travel from Geneva Airport to Paris Gare du Nord by train

Want to find out more about taking the train from Geneva Airport to Paris Gare du Nord? Look no further.

There are around 34 trains per day running between Geneva Airport and Paris Gare du Nord, which usually take 6 hours 12 minutes to complete the 253 miles (408 km) journey. It can take as little as 3 hours 31 minutes on the fastest services though, if you want to get there as quickly as possible. Although there aren't any direct services on this line, it's still easy to travel to Paris Gare du Nord from Geneva Airport, you'll just need to make 1 change along the way. All or part of your journey will be on board a TGV Lyria train, as they are the main operator of trains on this route.

You can save money on train tickets from Geneva Airport to Paris Gare du Nord if you book in advance, as tickets usually start from £26.10. Use our Journey Planner at the top of the page to compare ticket prices and get the cheapest fares.

Want to book your train tickets now? Just start a search with us today. If you want to find out more about the journey, read on for timetables (including first and last train times), FAQs and tips on how to book cheap train tickets.

Geneva Airport to Paris Gare du Nord by train

It takes an average of 6h 12m to travel from Geneva Airport to Paris Gare du Nord by train, over a distance of around 253 miles (408 km). There are normally 34 trains per day travelling from Geneva Airport to Paris Gare du Nord and tickets for this journey start from £26.10 when you book in advance.

First train

00:10

Last train

22:41

Departure station

Geneva Airport

Arrival station

Paris Gare du Nord

Journey time

From 3h 31m

Distance

253 miles (408 km)

Frequency

34 trains per day

Changes

1 change

Price

From £26.10

Train and bus operators

TGV Lyria, BlaBlaCar Bus

Geneva Airport to Paris Gare du Nord train times

Check out the next trains departing from Geneva Airport to Paris Gare du Nord for Tuesday 12th March 2024. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
11:48 16:34 4h 46m, 2 changes
11:48 17:17 5h 29m, 4 changes
13:04 16:42 3h 38m, 1 change
13:04 17:29 4h 25m, 3 changes
13:32 18:14 4h 42m, 2 changes
13:32 19:02 5h 30m, 4 changes
13:48 18:34 4h 46m, 2 changes
13:48 19:17 5h 29m, 4 changes
15:04 18:42 3h 38m, 1 change
15:04 19:32 4h 28m, 3 changes

TGV Lyria trains from Geneva Airport to Paris Gare du Nord

You can travel from Geneva Airport to Paris Gare du Nord 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).

TGV Lyria classes from Geneva Airport to Paris Gare du Nord

Compare the different travel classes offered by TGV Lyria when travelling from Geneva Airport to Paris Gare du Nord.

Onboard services on TGV Lyria

Discover more about the onboard services offered on trains from Geneva Airport to Paris Gare du Nord.

LuggageLuggageLuggage

You can take luggage on board TGV Lyria trains without worrying about weight restrictions, so long as you're able to carry it yourself.

RestaurantRestaurantFood and drink

There are two refreshment options on board TGV Lyria trains:

Le Deli: Available in the café-bar carriage or at your seat, with a STANDARD or STANDARD 1ÈRE TGV Lyria ticket.
La Table: A French-Swiss dining experience available with a BUSINESS 1ÈRE TGV Lyria ticket.

WiFiWiFiEntertainment

Free WiFi is available on board. To get online, connect to the network _WIFI_LYRIA when you're on the train and go to the TGV Lyria Portal in your browser.

ChildPassengerChildPassengerTravel with children

Families can reserve two different areas on the train:

The Family Square, located in carriages 6, 16, 7 or 17 in STANDARD (Second Class). This is a set of four seats facing one another, with space for a pushchair.
Club 4, which is also a set of 4 seats facing one another around a table.

You will also find baby changing facilities, including a baby changing table and bottle-warming station, on the upper deck of carriages 7 and 17, close to the Family Space.

ModeOfTransportBikeModeOfTransportBikeBikes

Bikes are allowed on board, so long as they're folded or their wheels are detached. Bikes must also be placed in suitable storage cases (no larger than 130 x 90 cm).

PetPetPets

Small pets may travel with TGV Lyria, as long as they are carried in a carrier or container no larger than 45 x 30 x 25 cm. Pets must be placed on your lap or by your feet and must travel with their own ticket at a flat rate of €7.

Dogs on a lead may travel on TGV Lyria trains, but they must be muzzled throughout the journey and placed by your feet. Passengers must pay a flat-rate ticket fee of €20.

WheelchairWheelchairSpecial Assistance

2 seats in carriages 1 or 11 in First Class are reserved for passengers with reduced mobility. You can request one of these seats when making your booking. If these spaces are no longer available, you can reserve a standard seat. You can also reserve assistance at the train station for help folding and storing your wheelchair.

InfoInfoOther

You can travel with musical instruments if they're stored in a case no larger than 130 x 90 cm. If you're going skiing, snowboards and skis are allowed on board (one pair of skis or one snowboard per person). They must be stored in their covers.

Cheap train tickets from Geneva Airport to Paris Gare du Nord

The price of train tickets from Geneva Airport to Paris Gare du Nord starts at £26.10 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 Geneva Airport to Paris Gare du Nord 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.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Geneva Airport to Paris Gare du Nord? 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 Geneva Airport to Paris Gare du Nord take?

The average journey time by train between Geneva Airport and Paris Gare du Nord is 6 hours and 12 minutes, with around 34 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 Geneva Airport and Paris Gare du Nord by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Geneva Airport to Paris Gare du Nord is 3 hours and 31 minutes.

How much does the train from Geneva Airport to Paris Gare du Nord cost?

Train ticket prices from Geneva Airport to Paris Gare du Nord can start from as little as £26.10 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from Geneva Airport to Paris Gare du Nord?

No, there are no direct train services from Geneva Airport to Paris Gare du Nord. Travelling from Geneva Airport to Paris Gare du Nord by train will require a minimum of 1 change.

What time does the first train from Geneva Airport to Paris Gare du Nord leave?

The first train from Geneva Airport to Paris Gare du Nord leaves at 00:10. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Geneva Airport to Paris Gare du Nord leave?

The last train from Geneva Airport to Paris Gare du Nord leaves at 22:41. 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 Geneva Airport and Paris Gare du Nord by train?

Trains travelling from Geneva Airport to Paris Gare du Nord cover a distance of around 253 miles (408 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Paris Gare du Nord to Geneva Airport.

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