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The cheapest trains

from Paris
to Zurich

Showing times and prices for Jul 20

Cheapest

$124

Average

$192

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Paris to Zurich will cost around $ 192 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 124.

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15:33Gare de Paris Bercy 6h5322:26Z├╝rich HB
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$1241One-way
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07:37Gare de Paris Bercy 6h4914:26Z├╝rich HB
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$1321One-way
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09:27Gare de Paris Bercy 6h5916:26Z├╝rich HB
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$1321One-way
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16:53Paris Gare de Lyon5h3322:26Z├╝rich HB
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$1431One-way
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18:23Paris Gare de Lyon4h0322:26Z├╝rich HB
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$1461One-way

Train Times

Paris to Zurich

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07:20Paris Gare de l'Est8h4016:00Z├╝rich HB
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07:20Paris Gare de l'Est6h4014:00Z├╝rich HB
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07:20Paris Gare de l'Est7h3214:52Z├╝rich HB
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07:20Paris Gare de l'Est10h4018:00Z├╝rich HB
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07:20Paris Gare de l'Est7h4015:00Z├╝rich HB
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07:23Paris Gare de Lyon4h0311:26Z├╝rich HB
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07:37Gare de Paris Bercy 6h4914:26Z├╝rich HB
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09:06Paris Gare de l'Est10h5420:00Z├╝rich HB
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09:27Gare de Paris Bercy 6h5916:26Z├╝rich HB
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09:53Paris Gare de Lyon4h3314:26Z├╝rich HB
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09:53Paris Gare de Lyon6h3316:26Z├╝rich HB
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10:23Paris Gare de Lyon4h0314:26Z├╝rich HB
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10:23Paris Gare de Lyon6h0316:26Z├╝rich HB
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10:55Paris Gare de l'Est8h0519:00Z├╝rich HB
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10:55Paris Gare de l'Est6h0517:00Z├╝rich HB
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10:55Paris Gare de l'Est7h0518:00Z├╝rich HB
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10:55Paris Gare de l'Est7h0518:00Z├╝rich HB
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11:23Paris Gare de Lyon5h0316:26Z├╝rich HB
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11:57Paris Gare de Lyon4h2916:26Z├╝rich HB
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12:23Paris Gare de Lyon8h0320:26Z├╝rich HB
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12:23Paris Gare de Lyon4h0316:26Z├╝rich HB
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12:46Paris Gare de Lyon7h4020:26Z├╝rich HB
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13:33Gare de Paris Bercy 6h5320:26Z├╝rich HB
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13:55Paris Gare de l'Est10h0500:00Z├╝rich HB
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13:55Paris Gare de l'Est10h0500:00Z├╝rich HB
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13:55Paris Gare de l'Est9h0523:00Z├╝rich HB
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13:55Paris Gare de l'Est9h2823:23Z├╝rich HB
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13:55Paris Gare de l'Est8h0522:00Z├╝rich HB
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13:55Paris Gare de l'Est8h0522:00Z├╝rich HB
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13:55Paris Gare de l'Est8h2822:23Z├╝rich HB
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13:55Paris Gare de l'Est11h2901:24Z├╝rich HB
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13:55Paris Gare de l'Est9h2823:23Z├╝rich HB
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13:55Paris Gare de l'Est9h0523:00Z├╝rich HB
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13:55Paris Gare de l'Est11h2901:24Z├╝rich HB
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13:55Paris Gare de l'Est7h0521:00Z├╝rich HB
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13:55Paris Gare de l'Est8h2822:23Z├╝rich HB
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13:55Paris Gare de l'Est9h0523:00Z├╝rich HB
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15:20Paris Gare de l'Est6h4022:00Z├╝rich HB
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15:20Paris Gare de l'Est6h4022:00Z├╝rich HB
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15:20Paris Gare de l'Est7h4023:00Z├╝rich HB
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15:33Gare de Paris Bercy 6h5322:26Z├╝rich HB
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15:57Paris Gare de Lyon6h2922:26Z├╝rich HB
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16:23Paris Gare de Lyon4h0320:26Z├╝rich HB
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16:53Paris Gare de Lyon5h3322:26Z├╝rich HB
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17:55Paris Gare de l'Est7h2901:24Z├╝rich HB
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17:57Paris Gare de Lyon4h2922:26Z├╝rich HB
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18:23Paris Gare de Lyon4h0322:26Z├╝rich HB
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Prices across different modes

Train
Bus
Flight
Fri
Jul 19
Find prices
$55Eurolines France
$278Vueling
Sat
Jul 20
$146SNCF | TGV Lyria
$47Flixbus
$169Aegean Airlines
Sun
Jul 21
$158SNCF | TGV Lyria
$47Flixbus
$148Aegean Airlines
Mon
Jul 22
$184SNCF | TGV Lyria
$47Flixbus
$82Eurowings
Tue
Jul 23
$146SNCF | TGV Lyria
$36Flixbus
$141Swiss
Wed
Jul 24
$123SNCF | TGV Lyria
$42Flixbus
$190Vueling
Thu
Jul 25
$184SNCF | TGV Lyria
$42Flixbus
$82Eurowings
Fri
Jul 26
$184SNCF | TGV Lyria
$47Flixbus
$208Swiss
Sat
Jul 27
$158SNCF | TGV Lyria
$47Flixbus
$205HOP!
Sun
Jul 28
$171SNCF | TGV Lyria
$47Flixbus
$241Swiss
Mon
Jul 29
$146SNCF | TGV Lyria
$36Flixbus
$220Swiss
Tue
Jul 30
$171SNCF | TGV Lyria
$35Flixbus
$118Tuifly
Wed
Jul 31
$146SNCF | TGV Lyria
$42Flixbus
$241Swiss
Thu
Aug 1
$134SNCF | TGV Lyria
$35Flixbus
$208Swiss
Fri
Aug 2
$171SNCF | TGV Lyria
$42Flixbus
$208Swiss
Sat
Aug 3
$178SNCF | TGV Lyria
$42Flixbus
$362Swiss
Sun
Aug 4
$184SNCF | TGV Lyria
$42Flixbus
$427Swiss
Mon
Aug 5
$146SNCF | TGV Lyria
$35Flixbus
$220Swiss
Tue
Aug 6
$134SNCF | TGV Lyria
$36Flixbus
$200Eurowings
Wed
Aug 7
$99SNCF | TGV Lyria
$35Flixbus
$220Swiss
Thu
Aug 8
$88SNCF | TGV Lyria
$35Flixbus
$200Eurowings

The fastest trains

from Paris
to Zurich

Showing times and prices for Jul 20

Fastest Journey

4h 3m

Average

7h 20m

Trains per day

47

Distance

489 km

Of the 47 train that leave Paris for Zurich every day 5 travel direct so itÔÇÖs quite easy to avoid journeys where youÔÇÖll have to change along the way.

These direct train cover the 489 km distance in an average of 7h 20m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 4h 3m .

The slowest train will take 11h 29m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if youÔÇÖre on a budget.

Fastest
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16:23Paris Gare de Lyon4h0320:26Z├╝rich HB
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$1841One-way
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07:23Paris Gare de Lyon4h0311:26Z├╝rich HB
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$1581One-way
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10:23Paris Gare de Lyon4h0314:26Z├╝rich HB
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$1841One-way
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12:23Paris Gare de Lyon4h0316:26Z├╝rich HB
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$1711One-way
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18:23Paris Gare de Lyon4h0322:26Z├╝rich HB
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$1461One-way

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Journey Summary

Paris to Zurich Train Information

Avg. Train Duration:
4 hours 3 minutes
Train Ticket Price: $110
Trains depart from:Paris
Trains arrive in:Zurich
Distance:489 km
TrainTrain Companies:SNCF | TGV Lyria

Trains from Paris to Zurich

Trains in Europe are an efficient way to travel between cities, with a number of train companies offering domestic and international train routes. Trains from Paris to Zurich are operated by SNCF TGV Lyria trains. Trains usually travel from Paris to Zurich 5 times per day, with the first train departing Paris at 7:23 a.m. and the last leaving at 6:23 p.m. All Paris to Zurich trains are direct and take approximately 4 hours to travel from Paris to Zurich. All Paris to Amsterdam trains depart from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive at Z├╝rich Hauptbahnhof.

Paris to Zurich Train Cost

Average prices for TGV Lyria trains from Paris to Zurich when you book in advance

Booking Period

Average Price

Same Day

ÔéČ118

1 Day in Advance

ÔéČ118

1 Week in Advance

ÔéČ101

2 Weeks in Advance

ÔéČ101

1 Month in Advance

ÔéČ71

3 Months in Advance

ÔéČ71

Paris to Zurich Trains: General Information


While it may be cheaper to book a last-minute budget airline ticket from Paris to Zurich, travelers in Europe can offset some of the cost of TGV Lyria train tickets by planning ahead and booking tickets as far in advance as possible.

  • autobus All Paris to Zurich trains are run by SNCF TGV Lyria trains.
  • autobus All Paris to Zurich trains are direct, depart from Paris' Gare de Lyon train station and arrive at Z├╝rich Hauptbahnhof (central train station).
  • autobus The Paris to Zurich train journey takes as little as 4 hours and 19 minutes to arrive in Zurich.
  • autobus Most travelers book their Paris to Zurich train tickets 1 day ahead of the travel date.




Based on Omio's travel data, as the table above clearly illustrates, ticket prices on Paris to Zurich trains decrease the further they are booked in advance:

  • It is 14% cheaper to book a Paris to Zurich TGV Lyria train ticket 1 week in advance as opposed to the day you intend to travel.
  • Paris to Zurich train costs are 40% cheaper when booked a month in advance as opposed to purchasing a train ticket the day of.

Taking the Train from Paris

Located in the east of the city on the north bank of the Seine, Paris-Gare de Lyon is one of six major train stations in the French capital. A comprehensive network of buses, trains, and the Metro make traveling to other parts of Paris or other mainline stations quick and easy. Taxis are also plentiful. Metro services shut down just after midnight until around 5:30 a.m. but night buses are widely available.

Getting into Zurich by Train

Famously clean with a stunning riverside setting and some of the highest living standards anywhere in the world, Zurich is packed full of architectural and cultural delights. Zurich's vast main train station, known locally as HB (Hauptbahnhof) is located in the heart of the city center, right by the start of the 1.2 km long Bahnhofstrasse shopping promenade. The city's hugely efficient public transport network runs from around 5:00 a.m. to just after midnight, with a special night bus service operating Friday and Saturday nights.

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Best fares for trains from Paris to Zurich

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Sun, Jul 21
Train
SNCF | TGV Lyria
16:234h 3m20:26
ParisZurich
Mon, Jul 22
Train
SNCF | TGV Lyria
10:234h 3m14:26
ParisZurich
Tue, Jul 23
Train
SNCF | TGV Lyria
14:234h 3m18:26
ParisZurich
Fastest Trains from Paris to Zurich
Sun, Jul 21
Train
SNCF | TGV Lyria
16:234h 3m20:26
ParisZurich
Mon, Jul 22
Train
SNCF | TGV Lyria
10:234h 3m14:26
ParisZurich
Tue, Jul 23
Train
SNCF | TGV Lyria
14:234h 3m18:26
ParisZurich
Return Train Tickets for Zurich to Paris
Sun, Jul 21
Train
SNCF | TGV Lyria
13:344h 3m17:37
ZurichParis
Mon, Jul 22
Train
SNCF | TGV Lyria
13:344h 3m17:37
ZurichParis
Tue, Jul 23
Train
SNCF | TGV Lyria
13:344h 3m17:37
ZurichParis

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
Paris
Zurich
TrainGare Saint-Lazare

Amenities

TrainParis Gare Montparnasse

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TrainParis Gare d'Austerlitz

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TrainParis 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.
Metro lines 1, 14
Bus lines 29, 57, 61, 91, 20, 24, 63, 65, 87
Suburban train lines RER A, D
TrainParis Gare de l'Est

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TrainParis Gare du Nord

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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 within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.
Metro lines 4, 5
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.

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