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Paris Gare de Lyon to Zurich Hb by train

It takes an average of 5h 29m to travel from Paris Gare de Lyon to Zurich Hb by train, over a distance of around 302 miles (486 km). There are normally 16 trains per day travelling from Paris Gare de Lyon to Zurich Hb and tickets for this journey start from €29 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 4h 04m
Price€29 - €236.20
Distance302 miles (486 km)
Frequency16 trains per day
Departure stationParis Gare de Lyon
Arrival stationZurich Hb
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsTGV Lyria, Flixbus

Paris Gare de Lyon to Zurich Hb train times

Check out the next trains departing from Paris Gare de Lyon to Zurich Hb for martedì 27º ott 2020. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
08:18 14:28 6h 10m, 1 change
08:54 14:26 5h 32m, 3 changes
10:13 15:26 5h 13m, 3 changes
12:21 16:26 4h 05m, direct
13:09 18:26 5h 17m, 3 changes
14:22 18:26 4h 04m, 1 change
14:37 20:00 5h 23m, 3 changes
14:52 20:52 6h 00m, 3 changes
15:50 21:26 5h 36m, 3 changes
16:21 22:00 5h 39m, 2 changes

TGV Lyria trains from Paris Gare de Lyon to Zurich Hb

You can travel from Paris Gare de Lyon to Zurich Hb 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 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 Paris Gare de Lyon to Zurich Hb

Train tickets from Paris Gare de Lyon to Zurich Hb start at €29 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 €161.65.
lowest price found
from29
4 weeksin advance
avg. single price127.51
2 weeksin advance
avg. single price133.26
on the day
avg. single price161.65

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 Paris Gare de Lyon to Zurich Hb 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 dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Paris Gare de Lyon to Zurich Hb? 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 Paris Gare de Lyon to Zurich Hb take?

The average journey time by train between Paris Gare de Lyon and Zurich Hb is 5 hours and 29 minutes, with around 16 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 Paris Gare de Lyon and Zurich Hb by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Zurich Hb is 4 hours and 4 minutes.

How much does the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Zurich Hb cost?

Train tickets from Paris Gare de Lyon to Zurich Hb can start from as little as €29 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 Paris Gare de Lyon to Zurich Hb?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Paris Gare de Lyon to Zurich Hb without having to change trains. There are 3 direct trains from Paris Gare de Lyon to Zurich Hb. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Zurich Hb leave?

The first train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Zurich Hb leaves at 07:22. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Zurich Hb leave?

The last train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Zurich Hb leaves at 20:19. 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 Paris Gare de Lyon and Zurich Hb by train?

Trains travelling from Paris Gare de Lyon to Zurich Hb cover a distance of around 302 miles (486 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Zurich Hb to Paris Gare de Lyon. If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from Paris Gare de Lyon to Zurich Hb.
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 Paris Gare de Lyon to Zurich Hb for a typical week day using timetable data for 27/10/2020. 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 12/10/2020 for travel on 15/10/2020 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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