|Distance||254 miles (409 km)|
|Average train duration||3 h 12 min|
|Average train ticket price||£51 (€58)|
|Train frequency||10 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 10 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||SNCF | TGV Lyria, SNCF | TGV Lyria, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TER or SNCF | TER|
Trains from Geneva to Paris cover the 254 miles (409 km) long route taking on average 3 h 12 min with our travel partners like SNCF | TGV Lyria, SNCF | TGV Lyria, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TER or SNCF | TER. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £51, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £34. Travellers depart most frequently from Genève and arrive in Paris Gare de Lyon.
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.
Travel between Geneva, Switzerland and Paris, France by train is: Partially open.
International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
Conditions of entry:
When travelling in France, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:
The information above was last checked on 16/01/2022. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Geneva to Paris before travelling.
Return travel from France to Switzerland is: Partially open.
Entry into Switzerland is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France
Requirements for reentering:
The government of Switzerland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 13/01/2022. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to the travel date of your train to Geneva from Paris.
There are a few train stations in Geneva to start your journey from including Genève and Geneva. In Paris you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est.
Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Genève and arrive in Paris Gare de Lyon.
Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from Genève and need to travel around 0.6 miles (950 m) from the city centre to get to this train station.
Passengers arriving in Paris most often arrive at Paris Gare de Lyon and need to travel around 1.3 miles (2.1 km) from this train station to the city centre.
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