Train Paris → Lausanne
Duration 03:39 - From €29
Your travel by train from Paris to Lausanne
Lying on the shores of Lake Geneva is Switzerland’s Lausanne and getting there from Paris takes just under four hours on the high speed TGV Lyria. The air-conditioned trains offer two classes of service and First Class passengers enjoy refreshments in their seats. There’s a buffet car too with hot and cold snacks. All passengers relax in comfortable reclining chairs watching the scenery slip by.
The TGV Lyria leaves Paris from its busy hub of Gare de Lyon, which is easy to reach from anywhere in central Paris on the metro or RER or even by bus or taxi. Once in Lausanne public transport from the Metro line M2 to buses and overland trains are easily accessible. The station also has regional express and intercity trains departing regularly for destinations around Switzerland as well as a simple train connection to the airport.
Travellers who are visiting Lausanne from Paris and returning to the French capital should choose a point to point ticket. Or further train travel a rail pass is the best option. For example, select the Eurail France Switzerland pass or the Eurail Select Pass for travel in five bordering countries except France.
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This pretty Swiss city lying on the shores of Lake Geneva is the home of the International Olympic Committee and sport is an important part of its history and culture. Visitors enjoy the medieval city centre and the gothic architecture, especially the eye-catching Cathedral. There are art and photography museums and the city is home to the Bejart Ballet too.
From Lausanne with a Swiss Rail Pass the country is there for the taking: Geneva, Zurich, the mountain villages and towns.
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