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Paris - Zurich
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Main stations in Paris and Zurich
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.
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.
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Your travel by train from Paris to Zurich
It takes about 4 hours to travel from Paris, the French capital, to Zurich, one of the most pleasant cities in Switzerland. The journey takes place on board the high speed train known as the TGV Lyria. The trains operating between Paris and Zurich have modern carriages, comfortable seats and a restaurant car.
Paris Gare de Lyon, is a train station located in Paris. It is one of the most important train station in Paris. Paris Gare de Lyon is well connected to public transportation and is easily accessible. Zuerich HB, is a train station located in Zurich. Being one of the major train stations in Zurich, it is served by buses and other public transportation. Zuerich HB is also known as the Zurich Central Station or the Zurich Main station. It is the largest train station in Switzerland.
For a single return trip from Paris to Zurich, a point to point ticket is the best value for money and the cheapest train ticket. Best prices are available when buying the train ticket well in advance. For extensive train travel, a rail pass for France and Switzerland is a better choice.
Visit Paris and discover other popular train journeys
Just a few kilometres away from the centre of Paris, is found the Paris Disneyland. It is easily accessible by suburban trains from the following stations: Paris Gare de Lyon, Châtelet, Charles de Gaulle Etoile, Auber and Nation. Travellers must take the RER A (red line) in the direction of Marne La Vallée. There is a RER A every 15 minutes or so and the travel duration from Paris to Disneyland lasts about 45 minutes.
From Zurich, travellers can take the train to reach other cities and regions of Switzerland.
Reviews & ratings Paris - Zurich
"Zurich to Paris by train".
The whole experience of booking and then travelling with TGV Lyria has been fantastic. I will definitely use it again. Thank you.
"Had a good ride". 21/10/2013
We enjoyed our ride from Paris to Zurich. The train was very punctual and comfortable.
I travelled with my husband from Zurich to Paris on TGV. Our experience was excellent as it was perfectly timed and we need not ask anyone for the Platform or how to reach upto the Train, it was very clearly displayed on the neon sign board and believe me it took us just three minutes to get into the train after getting down from the Taxi at Zurich station. Inside the train it was very comfortable, Both telephone and I pad electric chargers were there. Our both Indian Mobile as well as Swiss mobile worked well throughout the journey. We could get Vegetarian food at the Pantry- freshly cooked and of course mildly spicy.
"Switerland ". 17/10/2013
I have enjoyed my tripe from Paris to Zurich
"Amsterdam to Paris trip"Senthilkumar r. 08/10/2013
The train and the facilities were very good. The travel was worth for the money paid. However one item needs to be addresssed by the administration. There were many reserved ticket holders without seat numbers. As a tourist and speaking foreign language they were stranded with their luggages with no guidance on where to go. This can be avoided in future.
"Paris To London"Manivel g. 04/10/2013
The trip was an absolute pleasure and beat flying by a mile
"Great Experience"Robyn f. 26/09/2013
We recently travelled 1st class on the TGV Lyria from Paris to Zuerich. It was our first trip on a high speed train
"Zurich to Paris in the rain"Robyn f. 20/09/2013
What better way to see the lovely countywide in the rain than to be in a comfortable first class carriage from Zurich to Paris? It takes less time than to fly there due to the long time spent waiting in airports and long drives into/from town. The carriage was comfortable, the meal was not bad at all and it was most comfortable. I'd do it again. And again