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Route overview
Avg. journey time4h 59m
Trains per day8
Fare range€25.00 - €266.00
Distance409km
Train operators
First & last trains
First train departs at06:13
Last train departs at22:20
Fastest journey
Fastest route3h 08m
ChangesDirect
Stations
Origin StationGeneva
Destination StationParis

Geneva to Paris train times

Check out the next trains departing from Geneva to Paris for Monday 18th Mar 2019. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
17:41
20:49
Geneva
Paris
3h 08m
Direct
18:29
21:49
Geneva
Paris
3h 20m
Direct
19:41
22:49
Geneva
Paris
3h 08m
Direct
21:00
08:35
Geneva
Paris
11h 35m
3 changes
21:49
08:35
Geneva
Paris
10h 46m
4 changes

TGV Lyria trains from Geneva to Paris

You can travel from Geneva to Paris 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.

PhotoChabe01, under licence CC BY-SA 4.0

TGV Lyria links France to Switzerland and can travel at a maximum speed of 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 Geneva to Paris

Train tickets from Geneva to Paris start at €25 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in Advance, however, if you're booking last-minute tickets on the day, the average price is around €123.15.
lowest price found
from25
4 weeksin advance
avg. single price105.31
2 weeksin advance
avg. single price116.27
on the day
avg. single price123.15

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 to Paris 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 guide to check when European train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap 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 dependant on the individual train operating company you travel with.

How long does it take to travel from Geneva to Paris by train?

The average journey time between Geneva and Paris is 4 hours and 59 minutes and the fastest journey time is 3 hours and 8 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 15 trains per day travelling from Geneva to Paris. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What time is the first and last train of the day from Geneva to Paris?

The first train from Geneva to Paris departs at 06:13. The last train from Geneva to Paris departs at 22:20. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services. Alternatively, some popular routes may run throughout the night at a reduced frequency. There may also be less services on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Are there direct train services between Geneva and Paris?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Geneva to Paris without having to change trains. There are 8 direct trains from Geneva to Paris. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Paris to Geneva. If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from Geneva to Paris.
Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. "14 days in advance" includes days 13 and 15. / The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Geneva to Paris for a typical week day using timetable data for 18/03/2019. 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 01/10/2018 for travel on 01/10/2018 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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