Route overview
Avg. journey time4h 25m
Trains per day5
Fare range€5.00 - €257.00
Train operators
First & last trains
First train departs at07:11
Last train departs at19:11
Fastest journey
Fastest route3h 40m
Origin StationParis
Destination StationLausanne

Paris to Lausanne train times

Check out the next trains departing from Paris to Lausanne for Monday 22nd Oct 2018. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
4h 01m
1 change
3h 40m
3h 55m
1 change
5h 19m
2 changes
3h 40m

TGV Lyria trains from Paris to Lausanne

You can travel from Paris to Lausanne on TGV Lyria trains. Please note that these trains may not run direct from Paris to Lausanne, so be sure to check if you need to change trains during your journey when searching for tickets.

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TGV Lyria Train

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).

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Paris to Lausanne train prices

Train tickets from Paris to Lausanne start at €4.50 if purchased from 3 to 6 months in advance. Prices for train journeys from Paris to Lausanne start at €92.50 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.

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

The average journey time between Paris 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 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 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.

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.

How do I get back to Paris?

By train, of course. See trains from Lausanne 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 Paris to Lausanne for a typical week day using timetable data for 22/10/2018. 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 22/07/2018 for travel on 22/07/2018 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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