Cheap train tickets from Geneva to Paris

Showing times and prices for Dec 9

Cheapest

$98

Average

$133

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 $ 133 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 98.

Cheapest
11:58AMGeneva4h17 04:15PMParis Gare de Lyon
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$981One-way
2nd Cheapest
04:42PMGeneva4h21 09:03PMParis Gare de Lyon
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$1101One-way
12:14PMGeneva4h49 05:03PMParis Gare de Lyon
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$1151One-way
03:30PMGeneva4h05 07:35PMParis Gare de Lyon
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$1401One-way
05:14AMGeneva4h19 09:33AMParis Gare de Lyon
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$1401One-way

Train schedule from Geneva to Paris

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05:14AMGeneva4h19 09:33AMParis Gare de Lyon
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06:29AMGeneva3h14 09:43AMParis 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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11:58AMGeneva4h17 04:15PMParis Gare de Lyon
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12:14PMGeneva4h49 05:03PMParis Gare de Lyon
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02:30PMGeneva3h14 05:44PMParis Gare de Lyon
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03:30PMGeneva4h05 07:35PMParis Gare de Lyon
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04:30PMGeneva3h15 07:45PMParis Gare de Lyon
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04:42PMGeneva4h21 09:03PMParis Gare de Lyon
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06:30PMGeneva3h15 09:45PMParis Gare de Lyon
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Wed
Dec 8
$155SNCF | TGV Lyria
$74Flixbus
$140Swiss
Thu
Dec 9
$98SNCF | TGV INOUI
$30Flixbus
$85easyJet
Fri
Dec 10
$115SNCF | TER
$23Flixbus
$117easyJet
Sat
Dec 11
$78SNCF | TGV Lyria
$18Flixbus
$114easyJet
Sun
Dec 12
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$23Flixbus
$82easyJet
Mon
Dec 13
$260Deutsche Bahn with connection
$18Flixbus
$90easyJet
Tue
Dec 14
$59SNCF | TGV Lyria
$18Flixbus
$49easyJet
Wed
Dec 15
$59SNCF | TGV Lyria
$54Flixbus
$49easyJet
Thu
Dec 16
$53SNCF | TGV Lyria
$18BlaBlaCar Bus
$49easyJet
Fri
Dec 17
$260Deutsche Bahn with connection
$18BlaBlaCar Bus
$49easyJet
Sat
Dec 18
$53SNCF | TGV INOUI
$23BlaBlaCar Bus
$94easyJet
Sun
Dec 19
$83SNCF | TGV Lyria
$18BlaBlaCar Bus
$56easyJet
Mon
Dec 20
$260Deutsche Bahn with connection
$23BlaBlaCar Bus
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Tue
Dec 21
$260Deutsche Bahn with connection
$24BlaBlaCar Bus
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Wed
Dec 22
$71SNCF | TGV Lyria
$18BlaBlaCar Bus
$42easyJet
Thu
Dec 23
$107SNCF | TGV Lyria
$18BlaBlaCar Bus
$59easyJet
Fri
Dec 24
$71SNCF | TGV Lyria
$36BlaBlaCar Bus
$85easyJet
Sat
Dec 25
$77SNCF | TGV Lyria
$18BlaBlaCar Bus
$134Air Dolomiti
Sun
Dec 26
$260Deutsche Bahn with connection
$72BlaBlaCar Bus
$281Swiss
Mon
Dec 27
$110SNCF | TER
$47BlaBlaCar Bus
$107easyJet
Tue
Dec 28
$77SNCF | TGV Lyria
$29BlaBlaCar Bus
$72easyJet

Fastest train times from Geneva to Paris

Showing times and prices for Dec 9

Fastest Journey

3 h 14 m

Average

3 h 45 m

Trains per day

11

Distance

410 km

Of the 11 trains that leave Geneva for Paris every day 6 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 45 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 3 h 14 m .

The slowest trains will take 4 h 49 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
06:29AMGeneva3h14 09:43AMParis Gare de Lyon
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$1431One-way
Fastest
02:30PMGeneva3h14 05:44PMParis Gare de Lyon
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$1431One-way
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06:30PMGeneva3h15 09:45PMParis Gare de Lyon
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$1431One-way
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04:30PMGeneva3h15 07:45PMParis Gare de Lyon
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$1431One-way
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08:29AMGeneva3h15 11:44AMParis Gare de Lyon
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$1431One-way

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Overview: Train from Geneva to Paris

distanceDistance254 miles (409 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 13 min
priceAverage train ticket price$120 (€100)
frequencyTrain frequency10 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 10 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesSNCF | 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 13 min with our travel partners like SNCF | TGV Lyria, SNCF | TGV Lyria, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TER or SNCF | TER. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $120 (€100), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $59 (€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
Are there any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by train between Geneva and Paris?

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

What is the status of international entry into France from Switzerland?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be placed under state quarantine

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

When traveling in France, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

The information above was last checked on 12/7/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Paris from Geneva before traveling.

Do I need to quarantine when I return to Switzerland from Paris, France?

The restriction level for your return train to Geneva, Switzerland from Paris is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Geneva from Paris restricted?

International entry 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?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

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:

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 11/29/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Geneva from Paris closer to your date of departure here here.

How much do cheap trains from Geneva to Paris cost?
Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest train to Paris from Geneva for the next 7 days starting from $59 (€49)  one way.
What is the cost of a train between Geneva and Paris?
The Geneva to Paris train ticket price is on average $120 (€100)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this route in the next week.
How far is Geneva to Paris by train?
When traveling this route you should expect the distance to Paris from Geneva by train to be approximately 254 miles (409 km).
How many hours is the train time between Geneva and Paris?
On average the Geneva to Paris train travel time is 3 h 13 min  for the 254 miles (409 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
What station does the train from Geneva to Paris depart from? Which Paris train station do I come into from Geneva?

When departing from Geneva, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Genève and Geneva. When arriving in Paris, you can end your journey in train stations like Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est.

Omio customers book a train from Genève   to Paris Gare de Lyon   most frequently for this route.

Where is the departure train station in Geneva located? Where is the arrival train station in Paris located?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called Genève, is located 0.6 miles (950 m) from the city center of Geneva.

The most popular arrival train station, Paris Gare de Lyon, is located 1.3 miles (2.1 km) away from the city center of Paris.

What train providers offer a service to Paris from Geneva?
If you're looking for trains from Geneva to Paris, you can rely on SNCF | TGV Lyria, SNCF | TGV Lyria, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TER or SNCF | TER to get you to Paris. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Geneva to Paris journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Can I purchase a direct train from Geneva to Paris?
Yes, there are 10 direct trains per day from Geneva to Paris with SNCF | TGV Lyria, and you won’t need to transfer at another stop in between. Direct train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when traveling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you book your train ticket.
How many trains are there between Geneva and Paris a day?
On average, there are 10 trains a day from Geneva to Paris. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When can I take the first train from Geneva to Paris? When can I take the last train for the day?
The first Geneva to Paris train departs at 5: 29 AM   and the last train from Geneva to Paris leaves at 5: 42 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Geneva to Paris on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
When should I buy the Geneva to Paris train for the best deals on tickets?
If you purchase a train ticket from Geneva to Paris within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $120 (€100) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets from Geneva to Paris are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Geneva
Paris
Genève is the most popular Geneva railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Geneva for your trip to Paris.