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Prices across different modes

Train
Bus
Flight
Sun
Aug 18
$182SNCF | TGV Lyria
$71Eurolines France
$170Swiss
Mon
Aug 19
$182SNCF | TGV Lyria
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Tue
Aug 20
$121SNCF | TGV Lyria
$45Eurolines France
$170Swiss
Wed
Aug 21
$108SNCF | TGV Lyria
$42Flixbus
$170Swiss
Thu
Aug 22
$108SNCF | TGV Lyria
$42Flixbus
$216HOP!
Fri
Aug 23
$182SNCF | TGV Lyria
$70Flixbus
$247Swiss
Sat
Aug 24
$144SNCF | TGV Lyria
$52Flixbus
$269Swiss
Sun
Aug 25
$156SNCF | TGV Lyria
$54Flixbus
$269Swiss
Mon
Aug 26
$121SNCF | TGV Lyria
$54Flixbus
$260Vueling
Tue
Aug 27
$87SNCF | TGV Lyria
$41Flixbus
$247Swiss
Wed
Aug 28
$57SNCF | TGV Lyria
$35Flixbus
$271Vueling
Thu
Aug 29
$108SNCF | TGV Lyria
$42Flixbus
$269Swiss
Fri
Aug 30
$144SNCF | TGV Lyria
$47Flixbus
$316HOP!
Sat
Aug 31
$144SNCF | TGV Lyria
$42Flixbus
$196Swiss
Sun
Sep 1
$108SNCF | TGV Lyria
$36Eurolines France
$221Air Serbia
Mon
Sep 2
$98SNCF | TGV Lyria
$35Flixbus
$93Eurowings
Tue
Sep 3
$71SNCF | TGV Lyria
$29Flixbus
$82Eurowings
Wed
Sep 4
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$29Flixbus
$82Germanwings
Thu
Sep 5
$108SNCF | TGV Lyria
$27Flixbus
$82Eurowings
Fri
Sep 6
$121SNCF | TGV Lyria
$35Flixbus
$116Eurowings
Sat
Sep 7
$133SNCF | TGV Lyria
$31Flixbus
$109Swiss

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Journey Summary

Zurich to Paris Train Information

Avg. Train Duration:
4 hours 7 minutes
Train Ticket Price: $85
Trains depart from:Zurich
Trains arrive in:Paris
Distance:489 km
TrainTrain Companies:SNCF | TGV Lyria

Trains from Zurich to Paris

Trains in Europe are an efficient way to travel between cities, with a number of companies offering domestic and international train routes. There are 7 high-speed TGV Lyria trains that travel from Zurich to Paris every day, departing at two-hourly intervals between around 7:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. All journeys are direct and take approximately 4:15 h to arrive in Paris.

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Zurich to Paris Train Cost

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

Booking Period

Average Price

Same Day

€162

1 Day in Advance

€148

1 Week in Advance

€128

2 Weeks in Advance

€110

1 Month in Advance

€108

3 Months in Advance

€57

Zurich to Paris Trains: General Information

While it may be cheaper to book a last-minute budget airline ticket from Zurich to Paris, the train offers a more convenient alternative (when you factor in check-in and time spent at the airport). Travelers can offset some of the cost of train tickets by planning ahead and booking tickets as far in advance as possible.

  • autobus All Zurich to Paris trains are run by high-speed TGV Lyria trains.
  • autobus All trains are direct, depart from Zurich's Hauptbahnhof (central train station) and arrive at Paris' Gare du Lyon.
  • autobus Trains from Zurich to Paris take 4 hours and 9 minutes to arrive in Paris.
  • autobus Most travelers book their Zurich to Paris train tickets 1 day in advance of the travel date.




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

  • It is 9% cheaper to book a Zurich to Paris train a day ahead of time rather than purchasing a ticket at the station.
  • It is 21% cheaper to book a train ticket 1 week in advance as opposed to the day you intend to travel.
  • Finally, Zurich to Paris train costs are 33% cheaper when booked 1 month in advance as opposed to purchasing a train ticket on the day of departure.

Taking the Train from Zurich

Trains from Zurich to Paris depart from Zurich Hauptbahnhof. This centrally located station is well linked to Zurich's efficient and integrated system of public transport, consisting of Swiss Post Auto Buses and trains, as well as trams, cable cars, and ferries. Weekend night buses operate and taxis are available at Zurich Hauptbahnhof.

Getting into Paris by Train

Considered by some to be one of the most romantic cities in the world, Paris is full of iconic landmarks, such as the Eiffel Tower and the Sacre-Coeur Cathedral at Montmartre. World-class museums are housed in Renaissance buildings, such as the Louvre, or modern architectural gems like the Pompidou Centre. Beautiful walks along the banks of the River Seine and through the cities many parks, along with fine dining, lively Moulin Rouge cabarets, and excellent shopping means that Paris offers something for everybody. Trains from Zurich to Paris arrive at Paris - Gare de Lyon Station, located on the north bank of the River Seine and just to the east of the city. Metro lines 1 and 14, as well as local buses and taxis, link the station to the rest of Paris. The city has a busy network of Metro and buses, including frequent Noctilien night buses.

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Best fares for trains from Zurich to Paris

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Fri, Aug 23
Train
SNCF | TGV Lyria
07:344h 15m11:49
ZurichParis
Sat, Aug 24
Train
SNCF | TGV Lyria
11:344h 3m15:37
ZurichParis
Fastest Trains from Zurich to Paris
Tue, Aug 20
Train
SNCF | TGV Lyria
05:344h 3m09:37
ZurichParis
Wed, Aug 21
Train
SNCF | TGV Lyria
13:344h 3m17:37
ZurichParis
Sat, Aug 24
Train
SNCF | TGV Lyria
11:344h 3m15:37
ZurichParis
Return Train Tickets for Paris to Zurich
Tue, Aug 20
Train
SNCF | TGV Lyria
16:234h 3m20:26
ParisZurich
Wed, Aug 21
Train
SNCF | TGV Lyria
16:234h 3m20:26
ParisZurich
Thu, Aug 22
Train
SNCF | TGV Lyria
16:234h 3m20:26
ParisZurich

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