The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Paris to Lausanne is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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3 h 41 m
3 h 51 m
Trains per day
Of the 6 trains that leave Paris for Lausanne every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||255 miles (412 km)|
|Average train duration||3 h 41 min|
|Average train ticket price||$94 (€81)|
|Train frequency||9 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 5 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||SNCF | TGV Lyria or Deutsche Bahn|
Trains from Paris to Lausanne cover the 255 miles (412 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 41 min with our travel partners like SNCF | TGV Lyria or Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 9 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $94 (€81), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $45 (€39). Travelers depart most frequently from Paris Gare du Nord and arrive in Lausanne.
Travel to Lausanne from Paris from $45 (€39) with Omio’s train partners Deutsche Bahn! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable route for you.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main provider of train services and makes on average about 40,000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Paris to Lausanne train.
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:
When departing from Paris, you have various train station options to start your route from including Paris Gare du Nord, Paris Gare de Lyon and Paris Gare de l'Est. When arriving in Lausanne, you can end your trip in train stations like Lausanne, Lausanne-Flon and Lausanne, Closelet.
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 Lausanne, located 0.4 miles (645 m) away from the city centre.
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