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.
Find all the dates and times for this journey
3 h 41 m
3 h 51 m
Trains per day
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.
|Distance||255 miles (412 km)|
|Average train duration||3 h 41 min|
|Average train ticket price||$130 (€106)|
|Train frequency||4 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 4 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||SNCF | 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.
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 .
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 .
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.
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.
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.
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:
Travel between Paris, France and Lausanne, Switzerland by train is: Partially open.
International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France
Conditions of entry:
When traveling in Switzerland, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:
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.
Return travel from Switzerland to France is: Partially open.
Entry into France is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
Requirements for reentering:
The government of France has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
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.
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.
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.
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