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Zurich - Paris
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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.
"Great first experience"Efendy e.
My partner and I enjoyed both trip from and to Paris. The seats were comfortable, it was 1st class anyway. The only trouble was that we had to carry our heavy luggage (after doing quite some shopping in Paris) to the 2nd floor (where our seats are located). We assumed it wasn't wise to leave it on the 1st floor considering the increasing rate of crime in Europe at this time. Over all the experience was great. Nice view and we enjoyed the scenery on the way to Paris. It rained almost the whole trip to Nice so the return trip made up to it. In my opinion, the choice at the bar should have more variety. And I couldn't ask for hot water even though I'm more than willing to pay. Instead I was offered to buy a bottle of mineral water, pour it into my instant noodle cup and the attendant heat it up in the microwave, which is not exactly hot enough. Value for money Convenience