The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Geneva to Paris will cost around £ 120 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 99.
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Of the 9 train that leave Geneva for Paris every day 7 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct train cover the 410 km distance in an average of 3h 28m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 3h 8m .
The slowest train will take 4h 36m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Avg. Train Duration:|
3 hours 19 minutes
|Train Ticket Price:||£47|
|Trains depart from:||Geneva|
|Trains arrive in:||Paris|
|Train Companies:||SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV Lyria|
Travelling by train from Geneva to Paris is a convenient and comfortable option. Every weekday, 8 direct services leave Geneva Cornavin station for Paris Gare de Lyon and there are 6 direct options on Saturdays and Sundays. Journey times average around 3 hours 10 minutes whenever travellers leave.
Direct trains to Paris from Geneva are operated by TGV Lyria, a joint operation between France's SNCF and Switzerland's Swiss Federal Railways. Indirect options with TGV InOui may also be available.
Direct trains from Geneva to Paris will take between 3 hours 8 minutes and 3 hours 20 minutes to reach their destination, with no stops required along the way. Indirect services are also available, and the fastest take 4 hours to reach Paris.
On weekdays, 8 direct services connect Geneva and Paris, while there will be 6 options on weekends. Direct and connecting services are spread throughout the day, allowing passengers to find a departure time that suits their needs.
Departure station: Trains to Paris will depart from Geneva Cornavin station. Those transferring from flights can reach Cornavin via a rapid rail link, which takes just 8 minutes. Those coming from various parts of the Geneva metro area can take local buses and trams, while there is a 900 space car park underneath the station as well. Inside the concourse, Cornavin offers plenty of shopping options, from luxury goods to books and refreshments, as well as numerous ATMs and currency exchange offices.
Arrival station: Trains to Paris from Geneva will arrive at the Gare de Lyon, Paris' second busiest railway hub. The Gare de Lyon is just southeast of the city centre, but both the RER and Metro lines provide rapid connections to central areas, along with both the Gare du Nord and Paris' airports. There's a taxi rank directly outside the station, along with various supermarkets, bars, cafes, and lounges for arriving passengers to enjoy.