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Train Information from Lausanne to Paris

distanceDistance255 miles (412 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 41 min
priceAverage train ticket price$110 (€89)
frequencyTrain frequency7 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 7 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesSNCF | TGV Lyria or SNCF | TGV Lyria

Trains from Lausanne to Paris cover the 255 miles (412 km) long route taking on average 3 h 41 min with our travel partners like SNCF | TGV Lyria or SNCF | TGV Lyria. Normally, there are 7 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $110 (€89), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $75 (€60). Travelers depart most frequently from Lausanne and arrive in Paris Gare de Lyon.

Trains from Lausanne to Paris

Traveling from Lausanne to Paris is convenient, with frequent daily departures on offer throughout the week. TGV Lyria operates 5 to 6 daily Lausanne-to-Paris trains from the morning till the early evening. Departure schedules differ across weekdays and weekends, but there are at least 35 weekly departures along this route. The journey northwest from Switzerland's picturesque lakeside city of Lausanne takes 3 hours 41 minutes to 4 hours 49 minutes. All trains are direct, making no changes throughout the 290-mile route. 

Lausanne to Paris train times: Daily departures

There are between 5 and 6 daily trains from Lausanne to Paris, with TGV Lyria operating at least 35 weekly departures. Trains are direct and take between 3 hours 41 minutes and 4 hours 49 minutes to travel the 290-mile journey. During the week, the first train from Lausanne to Paris departs around 7:30 a.m., while the final departure of the day is around 6:45 p.m. Trains start later on the weekends, at around 9:45 a.m., with final departures still around 6:45 p.m. 

How long is the journey by train from Lausanne to Paris?

The train from Lausanne to Paris takes 3 hours 41 minutes to 4 hours 49 minutes, and all trains are direct. The fastest and slowest train times on a given day vary slightly throughout the week. The fastest trains are typically on offer during the week, especially in the morning and afternoon. The slowest trains are on Sundays, and the last train of the day typically has the longest journey time. 

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Lausanne to Paris?

Departure train station: Trains depart Switzerland from Lausanne Railway Station, known locally as Lausanne Gare. The station has daily trains to numerous European destinations and connects to the city via underground metro network. Lausanne Gare is 0.3 miles (480 meters) from the city center, and the distance can be covered with a 5-to-7 minute walk. The station has ATMs, currency exchange services, restaurants, shops, and washrooms.

Arrival train station: Trains arrive at Paris Gare de Lyon, one of the city's major railway stations. Gare de Lyon is 1.5 miles southwest of Paris city center, and passengers can reach central Paris via underground metro in under 15 minutes. Gare de Lyon has luggage lockers, restaurants, shops, and washrooms, as well as travel information booths.

Which train companies travel from Lausanne to Paris?

Trains from Lausanne to Paris are operated by TGV Lyria, the branch of railway connections between Switzerland and France run by railway company TGV in cooperation with French company SNCF. TGV Lyria has operated Lausanne-to-Paris trains, as well as many others between these neighboring European countries, since the early 1960s. The fastest or slowest train times vary from day to day, but TGV Lyria trains are high-speed and efficient.

TGV Lyria Lausanne to Paris

TGV Lyria offers 5 to 6 daily Lausanne-to-Paris trains. The journey duration is between 3 hours 41 minutes and 4 hours 27 minutes, but as all trains along this route are direct, travel time depends largely on departure time. Morning trains are typically faster than afternoon or evening trains. 

Lausanne to Paris trains: Services on board

There are Business Premiere, first-class, and second-class tickets available for Lausanne-to-Paris trains. Business Premiere tickets include hot meals. For holders of all tickets, TGV Lyria offers at-seat sales services, including onboard catering. There are also services for those with limited mobility, including lower fares for people in wheelchairs.

There are no baggage restrictions, but passengers should only travel with luggage they can stow in the racks and shelves provided, or under and between seats. Luggage should not be too bulky or obstruct other passengers' movement. Passengers can also transport their bikes or travel with their pets for free. Additionally, traveling with children is easy on TGV Lyria trains, as groups of 4 can book isolated booths with a changing table and nursery area. 

How to find cheap train tickets from Lausanne to Paris

Cheap tickets for the train from Lausanne to Paris can be found by booking trips in advance. TGV Lyria allows passengers to book trains along this route up to 4 months in advance, so early birds can score some great deals. If travelers are heading to Paris soon and want to make plans quickly, it helps to be flexible with travel dates. Check out prices a few days on either side of the planned departure date, and opt for slower trains, as they're often cheaper. 

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FAQs
Are there any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by train between Lausanne and Paris?

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

Can I enter France from Switzerland?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • 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)
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required

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

All travelers in France must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 9/23/21. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Lausanne to Paris as this information can change.

Are there restrictions on returning to Switzerland from France by train?

Return travel from France to Switzerland is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Lausanne from Paris?

Entry into 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?

Requirements for reentering:

  • 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 Lausanne, Switzerland?

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

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

Last checked on 9/23/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Lausanne from Paris.

How much do cheap trains to Paris from Lausanne cost?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Lausanne to Paris trains for as little as $75 (€60)  in the next 7 days.
How much is the train from Lausanne to Paris on average?
If you’re looking to buy your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Lausanne to Paris train price to come in at an average of $110 (€89)  one way.
How far is it from Lausanne to Paris by train?
When traveling this route you should expect the distance between Lausanne and Paris by train to be approximately 255 miles (412 km).
How long is a train from Lausanne to Paris on average?
On average the Lausanne to Paris train time is 3 h 41 min  covering the 255 miles (412 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What station does the train from Lausanne to Paris depart from? Which Paris train station do I come into from Lausanne?

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

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

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

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Lausanne, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center of Lausanne.

The most popular arrival train station, Paris Gare de Lyon, is located 1 mile (s) / 2 km away from the city center of Paris.

Which train companies can get me from Lausanne to Paris?
For the best Lausanne to Paris train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with SNCF | TGV Lyria or SNCF | TGV Lyria. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services to Paris from Lausanne to compare what amenities they may offer.
Is there a direct train from Lausanne to Paris?
Yes, there are 7 direct trains per day from Lausanne to Paris, and you can find a direct train for this journey with SNCF | TGV Lyria  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you purchase your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.
How many train services are there from Lausanne to Paris a day?
The average number of trains departing Lausanne for Paris is 7 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
What are the first and last departure train times from Lausanne to Paris?
You can take the first train from Lausanne to Paris at 5: 23 AM. The last train from Lausanne to Paris that you can take departs at 5: 44 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Lausanne to Paris schedule to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
When should I buy the Lausanne to Paris train for the best deals on tickets?
You can find trains to Paris from Lausanne to cost on average $110 (€89) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your route. You’ll see tickets for the Lausanne to Paris train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.
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Lausanne
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