Lausanne to Paris train

Cheap train tickets from Lausanne to Paris

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99

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106

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Lausanne to Paris is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

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07:45PMLausanne, gare4h01 11:46PMParis Gare de Lyon
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04:23PMLausanne, gare3h41 08:04PMParis Gare de Lyon
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01:45PMLausanne, gare3h57 05:42PMParis Gare de Lyon
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12:23PMLausanne, gare3h41 04:04PMParis Gare de Lyon
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07:23AMLausanne, gare3h41 11:04AMParis Gare de Lyon
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Train schedule from Lausanne to Paris

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07:23AMLausanne, gare3h41 11:04AMParis Gare de Lyon
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07:45PMLausanne, gare4h01 11:46PMParis Gare de Lyon
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Fastest train times from Lausanne to Paris

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Fastest Journey

3 h 41 m

Average

3 h 49 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

413 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Lausanne for Paris every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

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07:23AMLausanne, gare3h41 11:04AMParis Gare de Lyon
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1191One-way
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04:23PMLausanne, gare3h41 08:04PMParis Gare de Lyon
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991One-way
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12:23PMLausanne, gare3h41 04:04PMParis Gare de Lyon
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991One-way
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09:45AMLausanne, gare3h57 01:42PMParis Gare de Lyon
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01:45PMLausanne, gare3h57 05:42PMParis Gare de Lyon
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Overview: Train from Lausanne to Paris

distanceDistance255 miles (412 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 41 min
priceAverage train ticket price$95 (€85)
frequencyTrain frequency5 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 5 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesSNCF | TGV Lyria, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV Lyria or SNCF | TGV

Trains from Lausanne to Paris cover the 255 miles (412 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 41 min with our travel partners like SNCF | TGV Lyria, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV Lyria or SNCF | TGV. Normally, there are 5 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $95 (€85), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $43 (€39). 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. 

Travel Tips: Trains from Lausanne to Paris

Travel Tips: Travel by train to Paris easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Lausanne to Paris.
FAQs

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

Can I enter France from Switzerland?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

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: Recommended

The information above was last checked on 11/6/22. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Lausanne and Paris as this information can change.

The restriction level for your return train to Lausanne, Switzerland from Paris is: Unrestricted.

Is my return train into Lausanne from Paris restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of France

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

Conditions of reentry:

  • There are no current restrictions

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:

  • Social distancing required: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask required: Regional advice

Last checked on 11/6/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Lausanne from Paris closer to your date of departure here here.

Train tickets between Lausanne and Paris for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $43 (€39)  one way in the next 7 days.
If you are looking to buy your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Lausanne to Paris train to cost on average $95 (€85)  one way.
The train distance from Lausanne to Paris is around 255 miles (412 km).
The train time from Lausanne to Paris is on average 3 h 41 min  for the 255 miles (412 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Lausanne to Paris by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

When taking the train from Lausanne to Paris, you can choose to depart from train stations like Lausanne, Lausanne, Grattapaille and Lausanne, Closelet. Your journey can end in train stations such as Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Lausanne   and arrive in Paris Gare de Lyon.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Lausanne, which is located around 0.4 miles (647 m) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Paris Gare de Lyon, located 1.7 miles (2.7 km) away from the city center.

If you're looking for trains from Lausanne to Paris, you can rely on SNCF | TGV Lyria, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV Lyria or SNCF | TGV to get you to Paris. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Lausanne to Paris trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Yes, there are 5 direct trains per day from Lausanne to Paris. You can look to travel with SNCF | TGV Lyria  without needing to transfer at another stop in between. Taking a direct train tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this route.
On average, there are 5 trains a day from Lausanne to Paris. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
You can take the first train from Lausanne to Paris at 4: 44 PM. The last train from Lausanne to Paris that you can take departs at 4: 44 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Lausanne to Paris schedule to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
If you purchase a train ticket from Lausanne to Paris within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $95 (€85) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets between Lausanne and Paris are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports in Lausanne and Paris

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Lausanne is the most popular Lausanne 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 Lausanne for your trip to Paris.

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