Paris to Geneva train

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Cheap train tickets from Paris to Geneva

Showing times and prices for Jul 16

Cheapest

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

Cheapest
SNCF | TGV Lyria
02:18PM3h11
Paris Gare de Lyon
05:29PMGeneva station
$971One-way
0 transfers
SNCF | TGV Lyria
04:18PM3h11
Paris Gare de Lyon
07:29PMGeneva station
$1031One-way
0 transfers
SNCF | TGV Lyria
06:18PM3h11
Paris Gare de Lyon
09:29PMGeneva station
$1381One-way
0 transfers
SNCF | TGV Lyria
12:18PM3h11
Paris Gare de Lyon
03:29PMGeneva station
$1381One-way
0 transfers
SNCF | TGV Lyria
06:18AM3h11
Paris Gare de Lyon
09:29AMGeneva station
$1381One-way
0 transfers

Train schedule from Paris to Geneva

Showing trains for tomorrow, Tuesday, July 16
SNCF | TGV Lyria
06:18AM3h11
Paris Gare de Lyon
09:29AMGeneva station
0 transfers
SNCF | TGV Lyria
08:18AM3h11
Paris Gare de Lyon
11:29AMGeneva station
0 transfers
SNCF | TGV Lyria
10:18AM3h12
Paris Gare de Lyon
01:30PMGeneva station
0 transfers
SNCF | TGV Lyria
12:18PM3h11
Paris Gare de Lyon
03:29PMGeneva station
0 transfers
SNCF | TGV INOUI
12:46PM4h16
Paris Gare de Lyon
05:02PMGeneva station
1 transfer
SNCF | TGV Lyria
02:18PM3h11
Paris Gare de Lyon
05:29PMGeneva station
0 transfers
SNCF | TGV Lyria
04:18PM3h11
Paris Gare de Lyon
07:29PMGeneva station
0 transfers
SNCF | TGV Lyria
06:18PM3h11
Paris Gare de Lyon
09:29PMGeneva station
0 transfers

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Fastest train times from Paris to Geneva

Showing times and prices for Jul 16

Fastest Journey

3 h 11 m

Average

3 h 19 m

Trains per day

8

Distance

410 km

Of the 8 trains that leave Paris for Geneva every day 7 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
SNCF | TGV Lyria
06:18PM3h11
Paris Gare de Lyon
09:29PMGeneva station
$1381One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
SNCF | TGV Lyria
04:18PM3h11
Paris Gare de Lyon
07:29PMGeneva station
$1031One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
SNCF | TGV Lyria
08:18AM3h11
Paris Gare de Lyon
11:29AMGeneva station
$1501One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
SNCF | TGV Lyria
02:18PM3h11
Paris Gare de Lyon
05:29PMGeneva station
$971One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
SNCF | TGV Lyria
12:18PM3h11
Paris Gare de Lyon
03:29PMGeneva station
$1381One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Train from Paris to Geneva

distanceDistance254 miles (409 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 11 min
priceAverage train ticket price$157 (€136)
frequencyTrain frequency10 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 7 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesSNCF | TGV Lyria, TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF TER, SNCF | TGV, SNCF Intercités de nuit, Deutsche Bahn, SNCF (3) or Regionale

Trains from Paris to Geneva cover the 254 miles (409 km) long route taking on average 3 h 11 min with our travel partners like SNCF | TGV Lyria, TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF TER, SNCF | TGV, SNCF Intercités de nuit, Deutsche Bahn, SNCF (3) or Regionale. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $45 (€39), but the average price of train tickets is $157 (€136). Travelers depart most frequently from Paris Gare du Nord and arrive in Geneva.

Train providers: SNCF | TGV Lyria, TGV INOUI and SNCF | TGV INOUI from Paris to Geneva trains

Find the best trains between Paris and Geneva with Omio's travel partners SNCF | TGV Lyria, TGV INOUI and SNCF | TGV INOUI from $45 (€39). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main provider of train services in Germany, making on average 40,000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your train from Paris to Geneva. DB uses different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, while bathrooms are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

Train tickets from Paris to Geneva: when to book to save $

Time Price Savings
1 week earlier 71 €
2 weeks earlier 69 €3%
3 weeks earlier 61 €16%
1 month before 59 €20%
2 months earlier 57 €25%
3 months earlier 65 €9%


Train companies often offer promotional prices and offers—by buying in advance—you can get access the best prices for trains in the U.S., Canada, and the major European railroad operators. Search on Omio to check prices and cheap train tickets from Paris - Geneva. Easily find the most attractive rates and choose the your preferred route for your journey. Book and choose your mobile ticket: avoid the queues at the station and the added stress of printing your ticket.

The rule of buying in advance to save money is not only valid when booking a flight but also for train travel. Train tickets are generally on sale 6 months before the departure date. Some train booking tips from us:

  • Buying your train ticket from Paris - Geneva 3 weeks in advance means you can save on average up to 16% compared to the price available on the day of departure.
  • If you book a ticket Paris - Geneva with 2 months in advance you save up to about 25% compared to the initial price.
  • By booking 3 months in advance, you could save up to 9%.
  • On Omio you can find all offers, train times and prices for train travel in Europe, the U.S., and Canada.

FAQs: Trains from Paris to Geneva

FAQs: Travel by train from Paris to Geneva 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 Paris to Geneva.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Paris to Geneva can start from as little as $45 (€39) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Paris to Geneva is $157 (€136); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time between Paris and Geneva is on average 3 h 11 min   for the 254 mile (409 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Paris to Geneva by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Paris to Geneva leaves at 6: 18 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Paris to Geneva leaves at 9: 50 PM.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Paris to Geneva without having to change trains with SNCF | TGV Lyria or TGV INOUI. There are 7 direct trains from Paris to Geneva each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
Yes, you can take a high-speed train from Paris to Geneva with SNCF | TGV Lyria, TGV INOUI or SNCF | TGV. Overall you can travel with the following companies: SNCF | TGV Lyria, TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF TER, SNCF | TGV, SNCF Intercités de nuit, Deutsche Bahn, SNCF (3) or Regionale.
For the route from Paris to Geneva you can take a train with SNCF | TGV Lyria, TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF TER, SNCF | TGV, SNCF Intercités de nuit, Deutsche Bahn, SNCF (3) or Regionale. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services between Paris and Geneva on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
Yes, you can take a night train from Paris to Geneva with SNCF Intercités de nuit. Find all the info regarding night trains in Europe.  

Passengers board the train most frequently from Paris Gare du Nord, which is located around 2.8 miles (4.5 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Geneva, located 1.2 miles (2 km) away from the city centre.

A trip to Geneva from Paris is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 3 h 11 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Paris to Geneva by train is May.
You have options as you can travel to Geneva from Paris 3 different ways: train, bus or flight.

Important Stations and Airports in Paris and Geneva

Paris
Geneva
The major railway station for departures from Paris is Paris Gare de Lyon. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Paris Gare de Lyon for your journey to Geneva from Paris.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+33 184943635
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 04: 45 - 01: 30
Public transit options for Paris Gare de Lyon
Metro lines: 1, 14
Bus lines: 24, 57, 61, 63, 72, 77, 91
Train lines: TGV, RER A, RER D, Transilien R

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