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The cheapest trains from Paris to Geneva

Showing times and prices for Jul 26

Cheapest

$93

Average

$157

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 Paris to Geneva will cost around $ 157 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 93.

Cheapest
05:49AMParis Gare de Lyon4h46 10:35AMGeneva
1 changes
$931One-way
2nd Cheapest
08:52PMParis Gare d'Austerlitz13h08 10:00AMGeneva
2 changes
$1571One-way
12:46PMParis Gare de Lyon4h15 05:01PMGeneva
1 changes
$1601One-way
12:18PMParis Gare de Lyon3h12 03:30PMGeneva
0 changes
$1671One-way
06:16PMParis Gare de Lyon3h14 09:30PMGeneva
0 changes
$1671One-way

Timetable Paris to Geneva

Showing trains for tomorrow, Mon, Jul 26
05:49AMParis Gare de Lyon4h46 10:35AMGeneva
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08:16AMParis Gare de Lyon3h14 11:30AMGeneva
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10:17AMParis Gare de Lyon3h13 01:30PMGeneva
0 changes
12:18PMParis Gare de Lyon3h12 03:30PMGeneva
0 changes
12:46PMParis Gare de Lyon4h15 05:01PMGeneva
0 changes
02:18PMParis Gare de Lyon3h12 05:30PMGeneva
0 changes
04:16PMParis Gare de Lyon3h14 07:30PMGeneva
0 changes
06:16PMParis Gare de Lyon3h14 09:30PMGeneva
0 changes
08:52PMParis Gare d'Austerlitz13h08 10:00AMGeneva
0 changes

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Sun
Jul 25
$111SNCF | TGV
$31BlaBlaCar Bus
$139tab
Mon
Jul 26
$82SNCF | TGV INOUI
$24Flixbus
$93easyJet
Tue
Jul 27
$74SNCF | TGV INOUI
$24BlaBlaCar Bus
$70easyJet
Wed
Jul 28
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$21BlaBlaCar Bus
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Thu
Jul 29
$74SNCF | TGV INOUI
$19BlaBlaCar Bus
$61easyJet
Fri
Jul 30
$82SNCF | TGV INOUI
$31Flixbus
$99easyJet
Sat
Jul 31
$100SNCF | TGV Lyria
$31BlaBlaCar Bus
$124easyJet
Sun
Aug 1
$100SNCF | TGV Lyria
$31Flixbus
$93easyJet
Mon
Aug 2
$74SNCF | TGV INOUI
$21BlaBlaCar Bus
$80easyJet
Tue
Aug 3
$61SNCF | TGV Lyria
$21BlaBlaCar Bus
$131Air France
Wed
Aug 4
$61SNCF | TGV Lyria
$21BlaBlaCar Bus
$52easyJet
Thu
Aug 5
$66SNCF | TGV INOUI
$19BlaBlaCar Bus
$116Air France
Fri
Aug 6
$74SNCF | TGV INOUI
$24BlaBlaCar Bus
$80easyJet
Sat
Aug 7
$81SNCF | TGV Lyria
$25BlaBlaCar Bus
$141Air France
Sun
Aug 8
$81SNCF | TGV Lyria
$24BlaBlaCar Bus
$53easyJet
Mon
Aug 9
$67SNCF | TGV Lyria
$24Flixbus
$50easyJet
Tue
Aug 10
$61SNCF | TGV Lyria
$24BlaBlaCar Bus
$110Air France
Wed
Aug 11
$61SNCF | TGV Lyria
$21BlaBlaCar Bus
$50easyJet
Thu
Aug 12
$61SNCF | TGV Lyria
$19BlaBlaCar Bus
$110Air France
Fri
Aug 13
$39SNCF | TGV INOUI
$24Flixbus
$62easyJet
Sat
Aug 14
$75SNCF | TGV Lyria
$24BlaBlaCar Bus
$218Air France

The fastest trains from Paris to Geneva

Showing times and prices for Jul 26

Fastest Journey

3 h 12 m

Average

4 h 36 m

Trains per day

9

Distance

410 km

Of the 9 trains that leave Paris for Geneva 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 4 h 36 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 3 h 12 m .

The slowest trains will take 13 h 8 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
12:18PMParis Gare de Lyon3h12 03:30PMGeneva
0 changes
$1671One-way
Fastest
02:18PMParis Gare de Lyon3h12 05:30PMGeneva
0 changes
$1671One-way
2nd Fastest
10:17AMParis Gare de Lyon3h13 01:30PMGeneva
0 changes
$1671One-way
06:16PMParis Gare de Lyon3h14 09:30PMGeneva
0 changes
$1671One-way
04:16PMParis Gare de Lyon3h14 07:30PMGeneva
0 changes
$1671One-way

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Train Information from Paris to Geneva

distanceDistance254 miles (409 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 12 min
priceAverage train ticket price$84 (€67)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain companiesSNCF | TGV Lyria, SNCF | TGV Lyria, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | TER or SNCF | TER

Trains from Paris to Geneva cover the 254 miles (409 km) long trip taking on average 3 h 12 min with our travel partners like SNCF | TGV Lyria, SNCF | TGV Lyria, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | TER or SNCF | TER. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $61 (€49), but the average price of train tickets is $84 (€67). Travelers depart most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Genève.

Trains from Paris to Geneva

There is an average of 7 different train connections between Paris and Geneva available for booking every day. The fastest of these is an express route that involves no changes and will see passengers arriving at their destination in as little as 3 hours and 7 minutes. Indirect connections will take a little longer, arriving at Geneva after around 4 hours of travel time.

Which train companies travel from Paris to Geneva?

All train services between Paris and Geneva are operated by international rail company SNCF. While there is only one company involved in this route, travelers can choose between TER, TGV, and TGV Lyria. The latter two are high-speed trains offering the shortest journey time between the two cities.

How long is the train from Paris to Geneva?

The shortest journey time for services between Paris and Geneva is just over 3 hours. Indirect routes will take around 4 hours at the quickest. This 4-hour route will usually involve a changeover in Lyon Part-Dieu. There are also longer, indirect routes available.

How many trains are there from Paris to Geneva?

With an average of 7 services operating every day, passengers can choose between both direct and indirect routes offering departure times that are generally spread out throughout the first half of the day. The earliest journey begins at 7:30 a.m. and the last leaves at 3:15 p.m. The division of direct and indirect routes is split 50-50.

What is the departure and arrival stations for trains from Paris to Geneva?

Departure train station: The departure point for all rail connections between Paris and Geneva is called Paris-Bercy station but is also known as Gare de Bercy train station. It is located near the center of the city, close to Gare de Lyon and Gare d'Austerlitz. The station has a number of facilities and services on offer, including restaurants, baggage services, and WiFi.

Arrival train station: The arrival point for Paris train services to Geneva is called Genève-Cornavin. It is located in the city center, and attractions like Lake Geneva and the Rhone river are only one street away. The station boasts a shopping center with a pharmacy, takeaway outlets, and parking.

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%


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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.

Travel Tips

Trains from Paris to Geneva
Travel by train 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
What COVID-19 travel safety information and restrictions should I be aware of for my train from Paris to Geneva?

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

Is international entry 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?

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

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

What are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip to France from Geneva, Switzerland?

Return travel from Switzerland to France is: Fully open.

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

Entry into France is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

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

Requirements for reentering:

  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • 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 requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

Last checked on 7/24/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Paris from Geneva.

How much do cheap trains from Paris to Geneva cost?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Paris to Geneva trains for as little as $61 (€49)  in the next 7 days.
How much is the train between Paris and Geneva on average?
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $84 (€67)  for a train ticket from Paris to Geneva.
What is the distance from Paris to Geneva by train?
The Paris to Geneva train distance is approximately 254 miles (409 km).
How long is the train ride to Geneva from Paris?
While the time it takes to travel 254 miles (409 km) between Paris and Geneva can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Paris to Geneva train journey time is on average 3 h 12 min.
Which train station from Paris to Geneva do I depart from? Which Geneva train station from Paris do I arrive in?

Some of the Paris train stations to Geneva you can start your journey from include Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Geneva include Genève, Geneva and Geneva.

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon   and arriving in Genève.

Where do I find the Paris train station to Geneva? Where is the Geneva train station?

Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from Paris Gare de Lyon and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Geneva most often arrive at Genève and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from this train station to the city center.

What train providers go from Paris to Geneva?
When taking a train from Paris to Geneva, you can count on SNCF | TGV Lyria, SNCF | TGV Lyria, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | TER or SNCF | TER for the best way to get you to Geneva. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service to Geneva from Paris and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
When does the first train depart from Paris to Geneva? When does the last train depart from Paris to Geneva?
The earliest train for this trip departs from Paris at 6: 16 AM. The last train leaves from Paris at 4: 16 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Paris to Geneva and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
How early should I buy train tickets between Paris and Geneva to score the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this journey and save money. If you book train tickets between Paris and Geneva within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $84 (€67) one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from Paris to Geneva a few months in advance.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Paris
Geneva
Gare Saint-Lazare
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Paris Gare Montparnasse
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Paris Gare d'Austerlitz
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Paris Gare de Lyon
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Refreshments
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines 1, 14<br>Bus lines 29, 57, 61, 91, 20, 24, 63, 65, 87<br>Suburban train lines RER A, D
Paris Gare de l'Est
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Paris Gare du Nord
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Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.<br>Metro lines 4, 5<br>Suburban train lines RER B, D
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.