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).
Train tickets from Paris Gare de Lyon to Lausanne start at €25.00 if purchased from 3 to 6 months in advance. Prices for train journeys from Paris Gare de Lyon to Lausanne start at €83.06 when you book at least 28 days in advance.* Tickets usually go on sale 3 months in advance, yet in some rare cases this can be up to 6 months. For more precise information on when you can book your tickets or whether there are any promotional sales, click here.
The average journey time between Paris Gare de Lyon and Lausanne is 4 hours and 25 minutes and the fastest journey time is 3 hours and 40 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 18 trains per day travelling from Paris Gare de Lyon to Lausanne. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.
The first train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Lausanne departs at 07:11. The last train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Lausanne departs at 19:11. 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.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Paris Gare de Lyon to Lausanne without having to change trains. There are 5 direct trains from Paris Gare de Lyon to Lausanne. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.
By train, of course. See trains from Lausanne to Paris Gare de Lyon.