Paris to Lausanne train

Cheap train tickets from Paris to Lausanne

Showing times and prices for Aug 10

Cheapest

99

Average

124

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.

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06:12AMParis Gare de Lyon4h02 10:14AMLausanne, gare
0 transfers
991One-way
Cheapest
07:56AMParis Gare de Lyon3h56 11:52AMLausanne, gare
0 transfers
991One-way
2nd Cheapest
04:16PMParis Gare de Lyon3h58 08:14PMLausanne, gare
0 transfers
1091One-way
2nd Cheapest
05:55PMParis Gare de Lyon3h42 09:37PMLausanne, gare
0 transfers
1091One-way
02:16PMParis Gare de Lyon3h58 06:14PMLausanne, gare
0 transfers
1191One-way

Train schedule from Paris to Lausanne

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wednesday, August 10
06:12AMParis Gare de Lyon4h02 10:14AMLausanne, gare
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07:56AMParis Gare de Lyon3h56 11:52AMLausanne, gare
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08:17AMParis Gare de Lyon4h00 12:17PMLausanne, gare
1 transfer
10:17AMParis Gare de Lyon4h00 02:17PMLausanne, gare
1 transfer
11:56AMParis Gare de Lyon3h41 03:37PMLausanne, gare
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12:17PMParis Gare de Lyon4h00 04:17PMLausanne, gare
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02:16PMParis Gare de Lyon3h58 06:14PMLausanne, gare
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04:16PMParis Gare de Lyon3h58 08:14PMLausanne, gare
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05:55PMParis Gare de Lyon3h42 09:37PMLausanne, gare
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06:17PMParis Gare de Lyon4h21 10:38PMLausanne, gare
1 transfer
06:21PMParis Gare de Lyon5h55 12:16AMLausanne, gare
2 transfers

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Fastest train times from Paris to Lausanne

Showing times and prices for Aug 10

Fastest Journey

3 h 41 m

Average

4 h 8 m

Trains per day

11

Distance

413 km

Of the 11 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.

Fastest
11:56AMParis Gare de Lyon3h41 03:37PMLausanne, gare
0 transfers
1191One-way
2nd Fastest
05:55PMParis Gare de Lyon3h42 09:37PMLausanne, gare
0 transfers
1091One-way
07:56AMParis Gare de Lyon3h56 11:52AMLausanne, gare
0 transfers
991One-way
04:16PMParis Gare de Lyon3h58 08:14PMLausanne, gare
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1091One-way
02:16PMParis Gare de Lyon3h58 06:14PMLausanne, gare
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1191One-way

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Overview: Train from Paris to Lausanne

distanceDistance255 miles (412 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 41 min
priceAverage train ticket price$108 (€99)
frequencyTrain frequency9 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 5 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersSNCF | TGV Lyria, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV INOUI 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, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV INOUI or SNCF | TGV Lyria. Normally, there are 9 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $87 (€80), but the average price of train tickets is $108 (€99). 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%.
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Travel Tips: 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

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

Is international entry into Lausanne from Paris restricted?

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

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

Entry Requirements:

  • 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:

  • Physical distance required: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask required: Regional advice

The above information was last checked on 8/3/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Paris and Lausanne closer to your date of departure here

The restriction level for your return train to Paris, France from Lausanne is: Fully open.

Is my return train into Paris from Lausanne restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

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

Conditions of reentry:

  • There are no current restrictions

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:

  • Social distancing required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask required: Recommended

Last checked on 8/8/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Paris from Lausanne closer to your date of departure here here.

Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Paris to Lausanne to cost as little as $87 (€80)  in the next 7 days.
If you’re looking to buy your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Paris to Lausanne train price to come in at an average of $108 (€99)  one way.
When traveling this route you should expect the distance from Paris to Lausanne by train to be approximately 255 miles (412 km).
On average the Paris to Lausanne train travel time is 3 h 41 min  for the 255 miles (412 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

When departing from Paris, you have various train station options to start your route from including Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est. When arriving in Lausanne, you can end your route in train stations like Lausanne, Lausanne, Grattapaille and Lausanne, Closelet.

Omio customers book a train from Paris Gare de Lyon   to Lausanne   most frequently for this route.

Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from Paris Gare de Lyon and need to travel around 1.9 miles (3.1 km) from the city center to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Lausanne most often arrive at Lausanne and need to travel around 0.4 miles (648 m) from this train station to the city center.

For the journey from Paris to Lausanne you can take a train with SNCF | TGV Lyria, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV INOUI or SNCF | TGV Lyria. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services from Paris to Lausanne on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
Yes, there are 5 direct trains per day from Paris to Lausanne with SNCF | TGV Lyria, and you won’t need to transfer at another stop in between. Direct train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when traveling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy your train ticket.
On average, there are 9 trains a day from Paris to Lausanne. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The first Paris to Lausanne train departs at 5: 56 AM   and the last train from Paris to Lausanne leaves at 6: 18 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Paris to Lausanne on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
If you book the Paris to Lausanne train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $108 (€99). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains from Paris to Lausanne. Look out for train tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

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
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
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
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phone
Phone Number
+33 890640650
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Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 04: 45 - 01: 30
Public transit options for Paris Gare du Nord
Metro lines: 4, 5
Bus lines: 65, 26, 43
Train lines: RER B, D, E
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
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Phone Number
+33 184943635
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Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 06: 45 - 20: 30 | Sat: 09: 00 - 20: 00 | Sun: 09: 00 - 20: 30
Public transit options for Paris Gare de l'Est
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
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+33 892353535
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 08: 00 - 19: 30 | Sat: 10: 00 - 18: 00
Public transit options for Paris Gare Saint-Lazare
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
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+33 892353535
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 10: 45 - 18: 00
Public transit options for Gare de Paris Bercy
Metro lines: 6, 14
Bus lines: 24, 87, N32, N35
Train lines: TER, Intercités
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+33 892353535
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 08: 00 - 20: 00
Public transit options for Paris Gare d'Austerlitz
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

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