The cheapest trains from Paris to Lausanne

Showing times and prices for Oct 26

Cheapest

$146

Average

$146

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 Lausanne will cost around $ 146 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 146.

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11:56AMParis Gare de Lyon3h41 03:37PMLausanne, gare
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$1461One-way
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06:14AMParis Gare de Lyon4h01 10:15AMLausanne, gare
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$1461One-way
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04:16PMParis Gare de Lyon3h59 08:15PMLausanne, gare
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$1461One-way
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05:56PMParis Gare de Lyon3h41 09:37PMLausanne, gare
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$1461One-way
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07:56AMParis Gare de Lyon3h56 11:52AMLausanne, gare
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$1461One-way

Timetable Paris to Lausanne

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06:14AMParis Gare de Lyon4h01 10:15AMLausanne, gare
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07:56AMParis Gare de Lyon3h56 11:52AMLausanne, gare
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11:56AMParis Gare de Lyon3h41 03:37PMLausanne, gare
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04:16PMParis Gare de Lyon3h59 08:15PMLausanne, gare
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05:56PMParis Gare de Lyon3h41 09:37PMLausanne, gare
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COMPARE Prices across different modes

Mon
Oct 25
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$97Flixbus
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Tue
Oct 26
$146SNCF | TGV Lyria
$62Flixbus
$215Air France
Wed
Oct 27
$122SNCF | TGV Lyria
$74Flixbus
$215Air France
Thu
Oct 28
$92SNCF | TGV Lyria
$116Flixbus
$193easyJet
Fri
Oct 29
$111SNCF | TGV Lyria
$97Flixbus
$172easyJet
Sat
Oct 30
$159SNCF | TGV Lyria
$97Flixbus
$203easyJet
Sun
Oct 31
$122SNCF | TGV Lyria
$97Flixbus
$131easyJet
Mon
Nov 1
$79SNCF | TGV Lyria
$49Flixbus
$95easyJet
Tue
Nov 2
$66SNCF | TGV Lyria
$49Flixbus
$60easyJet
Wed
Nov 3
$60SNCF | TGV Lyria
$49Flixbus
$56easyJet
Thu
Nov 4
$60SNCF | TGV Lyria
$49Flixbus
$56easyJet
Fri
Nov 5
$60SNCF | TGV Lyria
$43Flixbus
$49easyJet
Sat
Nov 6
$60SNCF | TGV Lyria
$43Flixbus
$66easyJet
Sun
Nov 7
$74SNCF | TGV Lyria
$43Flixbus
$88easyJet
Mon
Nov 8
$60SNCF | TGV Lyria
$49Flixbus
$46easyJet
Tue
Nov 9
$25SNCF | TGV Lyria
$31Flixbus
$46easyJet
Wed
Nov 10
$60SNCF | TGV Lyria
$97Flixbus
$46easyJet
Thu
Nov 11
$66SNCF | TGV Lyria
$43Flixbus
$51easyJet
Fri
Nov 12
$60SNCF | TGV Lyria
$31Flixbus
$46easyJet
Sat
Nov 13
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$31Flixbus
$49easyJet
Sun
Nov 14
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$36Flixbus
$88easyJet

The fastest trains from Paris to Lausanne

Showing times and prices for Oct 26

Fastest Journey

3 h 41 m

Average

3 h 51 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

413 km

Of the 5 trains that leave Paris for Lausanne every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 413 km distance in an average of 3 h 51 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 3 h 41 m .

The slowest trains will take 4 h 1 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
11:56AMParis Gare de Lyon3h41 03:37PMLausanne, gare
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$1461One-way
Fastest
05:56PMParis Gare de Lyon3h41 09:37PMLausanne, gare
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$1461One-way
2nd Fastest
07:56AMParis Gare de Lyon3h56 11:52AMLausanne, gare
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$1461One-way
04:16PMParis Gare de Lyon3h59 08:15PMLausanne, gare
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$1461One-way
06:14AMParis Gare de Lyon4h01 10:15AMLausanne, gare
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$1461One-way

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Train Information between Paris and Lausanne

distanceDistance255 miles (412 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 41 min
priceAverage train ticket price$130 (€106)
frequencyTrain frequency4 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 4 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersSNCF | TGV Lyria or SNCF | TGV Lyria

Trains from Paris to Lausanne cover the 255 miles (412 km) long trip taking on average 3 h 41 min with our travel partners like SNCF | TGV Lyria or SNCF | TGV Lyria. Normally, there are 4 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $92 (€75), but the average price of train tickets is $130 (€106). Travelers depart most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Lausanne.

Trains from Paris to Lausanne

A popular route with business travelers, direct trains to Lausanne from Paris also offer a convenient and quick connection for vacationers planning a scenic city break in Switzerland. Daily direct trains from Paris Gare De Lyon take three hours and 40 minutes to reach Lausanne, with departure times ranging from early morning until late afternoon. Indirect connections with one change of train en route increase the travel options to the Swiss city, with frequent daily departures from two Paris stations .

Which train companies travel from Paris to Lausanne?

French state rail operator SNCF offers daily services from Paris Gare De Lyon to Lausanne on high-speed TGV Lyria services. Indirect connections use SNCF TGV or TER connections from Gare De Lyon or Gare De Paris Bercy with a change of train at Dijon-Ville .

How long is the train from Paris to Lausanne?

SNCF's direct TGV Lyria trains provide the quickest journeys from Paris to Lausanne, taking three hours and 40 minutes to cover the 305-mile journey to the Swiss city The fastest indirect train is the SNCF TGV via Dijon, taking four hours and 14 minutes. 

How many trains are there from Paris to Lausanne?

SNCF provides five direct TGV Lyria departures from Paris to Lausanne from Sunday to Thursday and four departures on Fridays and Saturdays. Departure times include two morning trains and two or three afternoon services. There are numerous daily indirect connections to Lausanne requiring one change in transit.

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

Departure train station: Trains depart from both Paris Gare De Lyon or Gare De Paris Bercy. Gare De Lyon is on the eastern side of Paris city center, close to the Seine, served by Metro lines 1 and 14 and RER lines A and D. The nearby Gare De Paris Bercy has connections on Metro lines 6 and 14. Both stations offer cafe-bars, food kiosks, and taxi stands, with luggage lockers at Gare De Lyon.

Arrival train station: Lausanne. Situated close to the city center, Lausanne station has local rail connections on Metro line M2 and eight suburban lines. Passenger facilities on the concourse include a shopping mall, cafe-bars, a bagel bakery, luggage lockers, currency exchange bureaux, and car rental desks.

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

Time Price Savings
1 week earlier 85 €
2 weeks earlier 68 €25%
3 weeks earlier 69 €23%
1 month before 58 €47%
2 months earlier 64 €33%
3 months earlier 51 €67%


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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 - Lausanne 3 weeks in advance means you can save on average up to 23% compared to the price available on the day of departure.
  • If you book a ticket Paris - Lausanne with 2 months in advance you save up to about 33% compared to the initial price.
  • By booking 3 months in advance, you could save up to 67%.
  • On Omio you can find all offers, train times and prices for train travel in Europe, the U.S., and Canada.

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Trains from Paris to Lausanne
Travel by train to Lausanne 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 Lausanne.
FAQs
Are there COVID-19 travel restrictions for trains from Paris to Lausanne?

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

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

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • 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?

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

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

The information above was last checked on 10/23/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Lausanne from Paris before traveling.

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

Return travel from Switzerland to France is: Partially open.

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

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

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

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration 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 10/25/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Paris from Lausanne.

How much does a cheap train to Lausanne from Paris cost?
Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest train to Lausanne from Paris for the next 7 days starting from $92 (€75)  one way.
What is the price of a train ticket from Paris to Lausanne?
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $130 (€106)  for a train ticket between Paris and Lausanne.
How many miles is it from Paris to Lausanne by train?
When traveling this route you should expect the distance between Paris and Lausanne by train to be approximately 255 miles (412 km).
How long is the train ride between Paris and Lausanne?
While the time it takes to travel 255 miles (412 km) from Paris to Lausanne can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Paris to Lausanne train journey time is on average 3 h 41 min.
When traveling by train from Paris to Lausanne, which train station in Paris do I depart from and which train station in Lausanne do I arrive in?

Some of the Paris train stations to Lausanne 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 Lausanne include Lausanne, Lausanne, Closelet and Lausanne, Grattapaille.

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

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

Passengers board the train most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon, which is located around 1 mile (s) / 2 km away from the city center, and they get off the train at Lausanne, located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center.

What train providers go from Paris to Lausanne?
If you're looking for trains from Paris to Lausanne, you can rely on SNCF | TGV Lyria or SNCF | TGV Lyria to get you to Lausanne. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Paris to Lausanne trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Can I find a direct train from Paris to Lausanne?
Yes, there are 4 direct trains a day from Paris to Lausanne. If you’re looking for a direct train, consider traveling with SNCF | TGV Lyria. Nonstop train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your train tickets.
How many train services are there between Paris and Lausanne a day?
On average, there are 4 trains a day from Paris to Lausanne. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When does the first train depart from Paris to Lausanne? When does the last train depart from Paris to Lausanne?
You can take the earliest train from Paris to Lausanne at 5: 14 AM   or take the last train from Paris to Lausanne leaving at 4: 56 PM. Look for the latest Paris to Lausanne train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this journey.
When should I buy the Paris to Lausanne train for the best deals on tickets?
You can find trains to Lausanne from Paris to cost on average $130 (€106) 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 Paris to Lausanne train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Paris
Lausanne
Paris Gare de Lyon is the most popular Paris 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 Paris for your trip to Lausanne.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Mon - Sun: 04: 45 - 01: 30
Connections to/from station
Metro lines: 1, 14
Bus lines: 24, 57, 61, 63, 72, 77, 91
Train lines: TGV, RER A, RER D, Transilien R
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
ticketOfficeHours
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Mon - Sun: 04: 45 - 01: 30
Connections to/from station
Metro lines: 4, 5
Bus lines: 65, 26, 43
Train lines: RER B, D, E
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Mon - Fri: 06: 45 - 20: 30 | Sat: 09: 00 - 20: 00 | Sun: 09: 00 - 20: 30
Connections to/from station
Metro lines: 4, 5, 7
Bus lines: 31, 32, 35, 38, 39, 46, 54, 56, 91
Train lines: RER B, TGV, TGV/ICE, TER, Intercités, OUIGO, Transilien, Russian Railways
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Mon - Fri: 08: 00 - 19: 30 | Sat: 10: 00 - 18: 00
Connections to/from station
Metro lines: 3, 9, 12, 13, 14
Bus lines: 20, 21, 22, 26, 27, 28, 29, 32, 42, 43, 66, 80, 94, 95, 528, RoissyB
Train lines: TER, Intercités, Transilien J, Transilien L, RER E
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Mon - Sun: 10: 45 - 18: 00
Connections to/from station
Metro lines: 6, 14
Bus lines: 24, 87, N32, N35
Train lines: TER, Intercités
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Mon - Sun: 08: 00 - 20: 00
Connections to/from station
Metro lines: 5, 10
Bus lines: 24, 57, 61, 63, 89, 91, 215
Train lines: TER Centre-Val de Loire, Intercités, Intercités de Nuit, Transilien, RER C