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Zurich - Paris
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TGV Lyria| (61 Reviews)
TGV Lyria is operated by the French national railway-SNCF and the Swiss national railway-CFF. The high speed train links France and Switzerland. TGV Lyria enables you to reach Basel, Zurich, Bern, Lausanne and Geneva from Gare de Lyon in less (...)
TGV| (326 Reviews)
TGV, the ‘Train à Grande Vitesse’ is the fastest way to travel to more than 1400 destinations in Europe. With record-breaking speeds of up to 320 km/h, whether your destination is on the other side of France or beyond the borders you’ll reach it in (...)
France-Germany| (34 Reviews)
The France to Germany railway connection is achieved by the TGV and ICE trains operating between the two countries. Trains departs from Paris and other main French cities (Marseille, Lyon, Strasbourg…) to reach Munich, Frankfurt, Stuttgart or (...)
Main stations in Zurich and Paris
Zürich HauptbahnhofOpening hours: Monday to Friday: 5:30am to 11:15pm
Saturday and Sunday: 5:30am to 11:15pm
Public holidays: 5:30am to 11:15pm Trains operating in and from this station:
High speed trains (TGV Lyria, ICE), Regional trains, Inter City trains
Rail Service Information, Ticket Office, Currency Exchange, Assistance for disabled persons, Lost and found, Police station, Tourist Information Point, Toilets, Luggage storage, Wi-Fi Internet and Phone cabins.
Paris Gare de LyonOpening hours: Monday to Friday: 5:45am to 9:45pm
Saturday and Sunday: 5:45am to 9:45pm
Trains operating in and from this station:
High speed trains (TGV), Regional trains (TER, Corail)
SNCF rail agents, Car Parking, Currency exchange, Ticket Office, Assistance for disabled, Lockers, Lounge, Lost and found, Tourist Information Point, Toilets, Luggage storage, Wi-Fi Internet, ATM and Phone cabins.
Paris Gare de l’EstOpening hours: Monday to Friday: 5am to 1am
Saturday and Sunday: 5am to 1am
Public holidays: 5am to 1am
Trains operating in and from this station:
High Speed trains and Regional trains
SNCF rail agents, Assistance for disabled persons, Car Parking, Lockers, Wheelchairs and boarding ramps, Business lounges & waiting rooms, Lost and found, Tourist Information Point, Places to eat in the station, Toilets, Luggage storage, Wi-Fi Internet, ATM and Phone cabins.
Travel inspiration in Zurich and Paris
Your travel by train from Zurich to Paris
Travelling between Switzerland and France is fast and enjoyable on the TGV Lyria. The high speed train travels between Zurich and Paris in 4 hours more or less. The trains offer air-conditioned carriages and two levels of service. First class passengers enjoy drinks and a light meal served in-seat. There’s a buffet car with refreshments too and all seats are spacious and comfortable.
Zurich station is clean, modern and well-connected located in the heart of the city. Arriving in Paris, Gare de Lyon station is large and spacious and passengers will easily find public transport for onward travel including taxis, the Paris underground lines 1 and 14 and RER A and D, as well as buses on hand to take visitors to their hotels or meetings. Onward travel from Gare de Lyon is easy, with transfers to Gare du Nord taking between 30 and 45 minutes.
Between Zurich and Paris on the TGV Lyria, a point to point ticket is a good option, but for travellers exploring further afield throughout France on the TGV trains, there are other options. For example, France Rail Pass for unlimited train travels in France or the Eurail Select Pass for travel in five bordering countries.
Visit Paris and discover other popular train journeys
Visitors to Paris will be entertained from the moment they arrive. From the musicians on the metros to the world class Paris Opera, the city is full of creativity and life. Most travellers will enjoy a bus or boat ride, jumping off at the main sights such as the Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame, Musee d’Orsay and Le Louvre, while others explore by foot discovering churches and parks as well as cafes to sit and people watch.
From Paris, why not explore more of the country on the TGV network – Lyon, the Loire Valley, the Mediterranean coast. Or head abroad to the UK, Germany or The Netherlands.