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The cheapest trains from Geneva to Paris

Showing times and prices for Jul 29

Cheapest

$135

Average

$159

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Geneva to Paris will cost around $ 159 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 135.

Cheapest
05:14AMGeneva4h19 09:33AMParis Gare de Lyon
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$1351One-way
2nd Cheapest
01:30PMGeneva4h40 06:10PMParis Gare de Lyon
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$1451One-way
08:29AMGeneva3h15 11:44AMParis Gare de Lyon
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$1671One-way
12:30PMGeneva3h15 03:45PMParis Gare de Lyon
0 changes
$1671One-way
04:30PMGeneva3h15 07:45PMParis Gare de Lyon
0 changes
$1671One-way

Timetable Geneva to Paris

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05:14AMGeneva4h19 09:33AMParis Gare de Lyon
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08:29AMGeneva3h15 11:44AMParis Gare de Lyon
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10:30AMGeneva3h15 01:45PMParis Gare de Lyon
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12:30PMGeneva3h15 03:45PMParis Gare de Lyon
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01:30PMGeneva4h40 06:10PMParis Gare de Lyon
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04:30PMGeneva3h15 07:45PMParis Gare de Lyon
0 changes
06:30PMGeneva3h15 09:45PMParis Gare de Lyon
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Wed
Jul 28
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$19BlaBlaCar Bus
$134easyJet
Thu
Jul 29
$120SNCF | TER
$19Flixbus
$82easyJet
Fri
Jul 30
$83SNCF | TGV INOUI
$31Flixbus
$111easyJet
Sat
Jul 31
$88SNCF | TGV Lyria
$24BlaBlaCar Bus
$85easyJet
Sun
Aug 1
$83SNCF | TGV INOUI
$27BlaBlaCar Bus
$86easyJet
Mon
Aug 2
$81SNCF | TGV Lyria
$24BlaBlaCar Bus
$73easyJet
Tue
Aug 3
$61SNCF | TGV Lyria
$24BlaBlaCar Bus
$170HOP!
Wed
Aug 4
$61SNCF | TGV Lyria
$21BlaBlaCar Bus
$58easyJet
Thu
Aug 5
$81SNCF | TGV Lyria
$19BlaBlaCar Bus
$113Swiss
Fri
Aug 6
$83SNCF | TGV INOUI
$19BlaBlaCar Bus
$100easyJet
Sat
Aug 7
$61SNCF | TGV Lyria
$24BlaBlaCar Bus
$122Air France
Sun
Aug 8
$83SNCF | TGV INOUI
$24BlaBlaCar Bus
$57easyJet
Mon
Aug 9
$75SNCF | TGV Lyria
$19BlaBlaCar Bus
$54easyJet
Tue
Aug 10
$61SNCF | TGV Lyria
$24BlaBlaCar Bus
$113Swiss
Wed
Aug 11
$61SNCF | TGV Lyria
$24Flixbus
$38easyJet
Thu
Aug 12
$81SNCF | TGV Lyria
$24BlaBlaCar Bus
$113Swiss
Fri
Aug 13
$74SNCF | TGV INOUI
$19BlaBlaCar Bus
$82easyJet
Sat
Aug 14
$61SNCF | TGV Lyria
$24BlaBlaCar Bus
$112Air France
Sun
Aug 15
$86SNCF | TGV INOUI
$19BlaBlaCar Bus
$65easyJet
Mon
Aug 16
$81SNCF | TGV Lyria
$26Flixbus
$45easyJet
Tue
Aug 17
$61SNCF | TGV Lyria
$24Flixbus
$100Air France

The fastest trains from Geneva to Paris

Showing times and prices for Jul 29

Fastest Journey

3 h 15 m

Average

3 h 36 m

Trains per day

7

Distance

410 km

Of the 7 trains that leave Geneva for Paris every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 410 km distance in an average of 3 h 36 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 3 h 15 m .

The slowest trains will take 4 h 40 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
08:29AMGeneva3h15 11:44AMParis Gare de Lyon
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$1671One-way
Fastest
12:30PMGeneva3h15 03:45PMParis Gare de Lyon
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$1671One-way
Fastest
04:30PMGeneva3h15 07:45PMParis Gare de Lyon
0 changes
$1671One-way
Fastest
10:30AMGeneva3h15 01:45PMParis Gare de Lyon
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$1671One-way
Fastest
06:30PMGeneva3h15 09:45PMParis Gare de Lyon
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$1671One-way

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Train Information to Paris from Geneva

distanceDistance254 miles (409 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 15 min
priceAverage train ticket price$93 (€75)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain providersSNCF | TGV Lyria, SNCF | TGV Lyria, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TER or SNCF | TER

Trains from Geneva to Paris cover the 254 miles (409 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 15 min with our travel partners like SNCF | TGV Lyria, SNCF | TGV Lyria, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TER or SNCF | TER. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $93 (€75), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $61 (€49). Travelers depart most frequently from Genève and arrive in Paris Gare de Lyon.

Trains from Geneva to Paris

Trains in Europe are an efficient way to travel between cities, with a number of train companies offering domestic and international train routes in Europe. The TGV, a modern high-speed train is a very comfortable and the fastest train. Trains from Geneva to Paris depart from Geneva's Cornavin train station and take approximately 3 hours to arrive at Paris' Gare du Lyon. Buying a ticket is not necessary if the passenger has a Eurail pass, only a reservation fee is paid. Booking seats in advance is recommended. TGV trains from Geneva to Paris are usually on time. Amenities offered to travelers in the first class include; breakfast, collation, lunch, dinner and bar. TGV trains from Geneva to Paris run 3-5 times per day.

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Geneva to Paris Train Cost

Average prices for trains from Geneva to Paris when you book in advance

Booking Period

Average Price

Same Day

€106

1 Day in Advance

€85

1 Week in Advance

€72

2 Weeks in Advance

€83

1 Month in Advance

€80

3 Months in Advance

€51

Geneva to Paris Trains: General Information


Travelers can offset some of cost of Geneva to Paris train tickets by planning ahead and booking tickets as far in advance as possible.

  • autobus All trips from Geneva to Paris are run by high-speed TGV trains operated by either SNCF or Lyria.
  • autobus Most trains from Geneva to Paris are direct. Some SNCF trains may require a transfer in Lyon. All trains depart from Geneve Cornavin train station and arrive at Paris' Gare du Lyon.
  • autobus The Geneva to Paris train journey takes as little as 3 hours and 8 minutes to arrive in Paris.
  • autobus Most travelers book their Geneva to Paris train tickets 1 day in advance of the travel date.




Based on Omio's travel data, as the table above clearly illustrates, ticket prices on Geneva to Paris trains decrease the further they are booked in advance:

  • It is 20% cheaper to book a Geneva to Paris train a day ahead of time rather than purchasing a ticket at the station.
  • It is 32% cheaper to book a Geneva to Paris train ticket 1 week in advanced as opposed to the day you intend to travel.

Taking a train from Geneva

A journey to Paris by train commonly starts from Cornavin railway station in Geneva and ends in Paris Gare de Lyon train station. It takes less than 10 minutes to walk from Geneva's city center to Cornavin railway. The departure time for the first train is around 6:00 a.m. and for the last one is around 10:00 p.m.

Getting into Paris by Train

The Paris Gare de Lyon station is easily accessible from the city by bus or a taxi. An ample and secure parking is also available. It opens at 4:45 a.m. and closes at 1:30 a.m. Paris, France’s capital city, is an intriguing city that attracts people from all parts of the world. It is known to be a city of inspiration, fashion, and art. This city also has several museums and impressive architecture. It experiences a continental climate with warm, sunny summers and moderate winters.

Travel Tips

Trains from Geneva to Paris
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FAQs
Is cross-border travel by train between Geneva, Switzerland and Paris, France allowed?

Travel by train between Geneva, Switzerland and Paris, France is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Paris from Geneva restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in France from Geneva?

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Health declaration required
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required

What are the safety rules to follow in Paris, France?

The government of France has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

The above information was last checked on 7/27/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Paris from Geneva closer to your date of departure here

Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Geneva, Switzerland from Paris, France?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Paris to Geneva is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Switzerland from France?

Reentry to Switzerland is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Switzerland from Paris?

What are the requirements?

  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before boarding for all arrivals by air
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Health declaration required

What are the safety rules to follow in Geneva, Switzerland?

The government of Switzerland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

Last checked on 7/21/21. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your train to Geneva from Paris here.

How much do cheap trains to Paris from Geneva cost?
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Geneva to Paris to cost as little as $61 (€49)  in the next 7 days.
What is the price of a train ticket between Geneva and Paris?
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $93 (€75)  for a train ticket from Geneva to Paris.
How far is Paris from Geneva by train?
The train distance from Geneva to Paris is around 254 miles (409 km).
How long is the train ride from Geneva to Paris?
On average the Geneva to Paris train time is 3 h 15 min  covering the 254 miles (409 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What train station in Geneva goes to Paris? What train station do I come into Paris from Geneva?

There are a few train stations in Geneva to start your route from including Genève, Geneva and Geneva. In Paris you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est.

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Genève   and arrive in Paris Gare de Lyon.

Where is the Geneva train station located? Where is the Paris train station located?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, Genève, located approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center of Geneva. The most popular arrival train station in Paris, called Paris Gare de Lyon, is located around 1 mile (s) / 2 km away from its city center.

Which train companies can take me from Geneva to Paris?
For the best Geneva to Paris train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with SNCF | TGV Lyria, SNCF | TGV Lyria, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TER or SNCF | TER. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services to Paris from Geneva to compare what amenities they may offer.
When can I take the first train from Geneva to Paris? When can I take the last train for the day?
The earliest train departing from Geneva to Paris leaves at 6: 29 AM. The last train departing from Geneva to Paris leaves at 5: 30 PM. You can find the latest Geneva to Paris train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
How far in advance should I book train tickets from Geneva to Paris for the best deals?
If you book the Geneva to Paris train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $93 (€75). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains between Geneva and Paris. Look out for train tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Geneva
Paris
Geneve, Cornavin
Amenities