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Route overview
Avg. journey time6h 35m
Trains per day5
Fare range€29.00 - €257.00
Distance412km
Train operators
First & last trains
First train departs at07:11
Last train departs at20:59
Fastest journey
Fastest route3h 40m
ChangesDirect
Stations
Origin StationParis
Destination StationLausanne

Paris to Lausanne train times

Check out the next trains departing from Paris to Lausanne for Tuesday 19th Mar 2019. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
07:11
11:12
Paris
Lausanne
4h 01m
1 change
07:57
11:37
Paris
Lausanne
3h 40m
Direct
09:11
13:12
Paris
Lausanne
4h 01m
1 change
09:59
15:18
Paris
Lausanne
5h 19m
2 changes
11:57
15:37
Paris
Lausanne
3h 40m
Direct

TGV Lyria trains from Paris to Lausanne

You can travel from Paris to Lausanne 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 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 to Lausanne

Train tickets from Paris to Lausanne 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 €136.84.
lowest price found
from29
4 weeksin advance
avg. single price110.19
2 weeksin advance
avg. single price119.37
on the day
avg. single price136.84

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 to Lausanne 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 Paris to Lausanne by train?

The average journey time between Paris and Lausanne is 6 hours and 35 minutes and the fastest journey time is 3 hours and 40 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 21 trains per day travelling from Paris 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.

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

The first train from Paris to Lausanne departs at 07:11. The last train from Paris to Lausanne departs at 20:59. 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 Paris and Lausanne?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Paris to Lausanne without having to change trains. There are 5 direct trains from Paris to Lausanne. 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 Lausanne to Paris. If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from Paris to Lausanne.
*Average savings on fares booked prior to day of travel vs full price fares on day of travel in France. Subject to availability. Excludes coach. / 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 to Lausanne for a typical week day using timetable data for 19/03/2019. 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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