Route overview
Avg. journey time4h 25m
Trains per day5
Fare range€29-€249
Train operatorseurolines_france, flixbus, TGV Lyria
First & last trains
First train departs at07:11
Last train departs at19:11
Fastest journey
Fastest route3h 40m
Origin StationParis
Destination StationLausanne

Train times for Fri 19 Jan

4h 01m1 change
3h 40mDirect
3h 55m1 change
5h 19m2 changes
3h 40mDirect

Everything you need to know about your train journey

Information included in this video is correct as of 10/12/16

When is the best time to buy tickets?

Buying tickets in advance can save you money. Prices for train journeys from Paris to Lausanne start at €103.20 when you book at least 28 days in advance.*

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What is the minimum price of a ticket from Paris to Lausanne?

The minimum price of a train ticket from Paris to Lausanne is €29. To buy train tickets from Paris to Lausanne for the lowest price possible, we recommend that you book your tickets as early as possible. Tickets go on sale usually 3 months in advance, yet in some rare cases this can be up to 6 months. For more precise information on when you can book your tickets or whether there are any promotional sales, click here.

How long does it take to travel from Paris to Lausanne by train?

The average journey time between Paris and Lausanne is 4 hours and 25 minutes and the fastest journey time is 3 hours and 40 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 18 trains per day travelling from Paris to Lausanne. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What time is the first and last train of the day from Paris to Lausanne?

The first train from Paris to Lausanne departs at 07:11. The last train from Paris to Lausanne departs at 19:11. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services. Alternatively, some popular routes may run throughout the night at a reduced frequency. There may also be less services on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Are there direct train services between Paris and Lausanne?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Paris to Lausanne without having to change trains. There are 5 direct trains from Paris to Lausanne. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

How do I get back to Paris?

By train, of course. See trains from Lausanne to Paris.

  • *Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. “14 days in advance” includes days 13 and 15.
  • **The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Paris to Lausanne for a typical week day using timetable data for 19/01/2018. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 20/10/2017 for travel on 20/10/2017 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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