Paris to Geneva train

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Cheap train tickets from Paris to Geneva

Showing times and prices for 18 Apr

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Paris to Geneva is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Cheapest
SNCF | TER
06:264h20
Paris Gare de Lyon
10:46Geneva station
£771One-way
1 change
2nd Cheapest
SNCF | TGV Lyria
06:183h11
Paris Gare de Lyon
09:29Geneva station
£891One-way
0 changes
SNCF | TGV Lyria
14:173h12
Paris Gare de Lyon
17:29Geneva station
£1071One-way
0 changes
SNCF | TGV Lyria
20:173h12
Paris Gare de Lyon
23:29Geneva station
£1071One-way
0 changes
SNCF | TGV Lyria
12:173h12
Paris Gare de Lyon
15:29Geneva station
£1071One-way
0 changes

Train timetableParis to Geneva

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thursday, 18 April
SNCF | TGV Lyria
06:183h11
Paris Gare de Lyon
09:29Geneva station
0 changes
SNCF | TER
06:264h20
Paris Gare de Lyon
10:46Geneva station
1 change
SNCF | TGV Lyria
08:173h12
Paris Gare de Lyon
11:29Geneva station
0 changes
SNCF | TGV Lyria
10:173h13
Paris Gare de Lyon
13:30Geneva station
0 changes
SNCF | TGV Lyria
12:173h12
Paris Gare de Lyon
15:29Geneva station
0 changes
SNCF | TGV INOUI
12:454h17
Paris Gare de Lyon
17:02Geneva station
1 change
SNCF | TGV Lyria
14:173h12
Paris Gare de Lyon
17:29Geneva station
0 changes
SNCF | TGV Lyria
16:173h12
Paris Gare de Lyon
19:29Geneva station
0 changes
SNCF | TGV Lyria
18:173h12
Paris Gare de Lyon
21:29Geneva station
0 changes
SNCF | TGV Lyria
18:173h12
Paris Gare de Lyon
21:29Geneva station
0 changes
SNCF | TGV Lyria
20:173h12
Paris Gare de Lyon
23:29Geneva station
0 changes

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Train times from Paris to Geneva

Showing times and prices for 18 Apr

Fastest Journey

3 h 11 m

Average

3 h 24 m

Trains per day

11

Distance

410 km

Of the 11 trains that leave Paris for Geneva every day 9 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
SNCF | TGV Lyria
06:183h11
Paris Gare de Lyon
09:29Geneva station
£891One-way
0 changes
2nd Fastest
SNCF | TGV Lyria
14:173h12
Paris Gare de Lyon
17:29Geneva station
£1071One-way
0 changes
2nd Fastest
SNCF | TGV Lyria
20:173h12
Paris Gare de Lyon
23:29Geneva station
£1071One-way
0 changes
2nd Fastest
SNCF | TGV Lyria
12:173h12
Paris Gare de Lyon
15:29Geneva station
£1071One-way
0 changes
2nd Fastest
SNCF | TGV Lyria
18:173h12
Paris Gare de Lyon
21:29Geneva station
£1071One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Paris to Geneva

distanceDistance254 miles
durationAverage train duration3 h 11 min
priceAverage train ticket price£113 (€126)
frequencyTrain frequency10 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 7 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersSNCF | TGV Lyria, TGV INOUI, SNCF TER, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF Intercités de nuit, Deutsche Bahn, Regionale or SNCF (3)

Trains from Paris to Geneva cover the 254 miles long trip taking on average 3 h 11 min with our travel partners like SNCF | TGV Lyria, TGV INOUI, SNCF TER, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF Intercités de nuit, Deutsche Bahn, Regionale or SNCF (3). Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £113, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £48. Travellers depart most frequently from Paris Gare du Nord and arrive in Geneva.

Train companies: SNCF | TGV Lyria, TGV INOUI and SNCF | TGV trains Paris to Geneva

You can travel by train from Paris to Geneva with SNCF | TGV Lyria, TGV INOUI and SNCF | TGV for as low as £38. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

Explore the beauty and cultural wonders of France by train with SNCF, France's national train company. SNCF trains allow you to easily travel to all parts of France and countries such as Spain and Germany. The company offers a variety of fares, including cheap Prem tickets, standard tickets called Loisir and Pro tickets that offer greater flexibility. You can also apply SNCF discount cards like the Youth and Senior Card on Omio at the time of purchasing tickets.

The trains that are part of the SNCF network include its high-speed TGV trains, the classic Intercité and the regional TER trains. On the ultramodern TGV trains that serve the major long-distance routes and the Channel Tunnel, you will find amenities such as a bar and restaurant, air-conditioned train carriages, free WiFi, and some other onboard services.

Prices for an SNCF train between Paris and Geneva start as low as £117 on Omio. Simply check current SNCF train times for the 254 miles (409 km) long route, compare the best fares available, and buy your cheap Paris to Geneva train ticket on Omio quickly and easily.

Paris to Geneva train information with SNCF (3):

  • Average Duration: 4 h 12 min
  • Cheapest Price: £117
  • SNCF (3) frequency: 1 a day

Trains from Paris to Geneva

Famous as the gateway to the Alps, the Swiss city of Geneva is just over three hours away from Paris by train. As such, it’s a popular weekend destination for Parisians and tourists in the mood for a bit of skiing or some clean mountain air. Trains to Geneva leave Paris several times a day, every day of the week, so it’s always easy to squeeze in a last-minute getaway.

Which train companies travel from Paris to Geneva?

All trains from Paris to Geneva are operated by France’s state-owned SNCF. The trains themselves are high-speed TGV trains, ensuring a quick and comfortable journey. Different subsidiaries of SNCF offer different train services along this route. These include SNCF | TGV Lyria and SNCF | TGV INOUI. TGV Lyria trains travel this route more frequently and are usually direct. TGV INOUI trains tend to require one change.

How long is the train from Paris to Geneva?

It takes about 3 hours 11 minutes on average to reach Geneva from Paris. The quickest possible journey is 3 hours 7 minutes when travelling direct with TGV Lyria. The longest advertised journey is 4 hours 30m when travelling with TGV INOUI. TGV INOUI journeys almost always take more than four hours and involve a change at Lyon Part Dieu.

How many trains are there from Paris to Geneva?

There are usually at least 5-7 direct trains to Geneva from Paris on a daily basis. 2-3 indirect services are also offered daily on this route. Departure times are spread throughout the day from early morning til the end of peak travel in the evening.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Paris to Geneva?

Departure train station: Gare de Lyon is a very central station, sitting just east of Paris. It’s one of the busiest train stations in France, which means it’s easily accessible via Metro and also offers a direct bus link to Paris Charles de Gaulle airport. The station is famous for its ornate fine-dining restaurant, ‘Le Train Bleu’.

Arrival train station: Geneva’s main train station, Geneve Cornavin, is also centrally located, with a direct train link to Geneva Airport. The station is home to a selection of shops and restaurants, as well as a currency exchange and bank.

FAQs: Paris to Geneva train

FAQs: Travel by train from Paris to Geneva easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Paris to Geneva.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Paris to Geneva can start from as little as £48 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Paris to Geneva is £113; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The average journey time by train from Paris to Geneva is 3 h 11 min   to travel the 254 mile long route, with around there are 10 trains per day. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Paris to Geneva leaves at 05: 18. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Paris to Geneva leaves at 21: 50.
There are 10 trains a day from Paris to Geneva which require at least one change with SNCF | TGV Lyria, TGV INOUI, SNCF TER, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF Intercités de nuit, Deutsche Bahn, Regionale or SNCF (3). Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
Yes, you can take a high-speed train from Paris to Geneva with SNCF | TGV Lyria, TGV INOUI or SNCF | TGV. Overall you can travel with the following companies: SNCF | TGV Lyria, TGV INOUI, SNCF TER, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF Intercités de nuit, Deutsche Bahn, Regionale or SNCF (3).
When taking a train from Paris to Geneva, you can count on SNCF | TGV Lyria, TGV INOUI, SNCF TER, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF Intercités de nuit, Deutsche Bahn, Regionale or SNCF (3) for the best way to get you to Geneva. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service between Paris and Geneva and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
Yes, you can take a night train from Paris to Geneva with SNCF Intercités de nuit. Find all the info regarding night trains in Europe.  

Passengers board the train most frequently from Paris Gare du Nord, which is located around 2.8 miles (4.5 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Geneva, located 1.2 miles (2 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month for a train from Paris to Geneva is October.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 3 ways to travel from Paris to Geneva including taking a train, coach or flight.

Important Stations and Airports in Paris and Geneva

Paris
Geneva
The major railway station for departures from Paris is Paris Gare du Nord. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Paris Gare du Nord for your trip to Geneva from Paris.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+33 890640650
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 04: 45 - 01: 30
Public transport options for Paris Gare du Nord
Metro lines: 4, 5
Bus lines: 65, 26, 43
Train lines: RER B, D, E
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+33 184943635
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 04: 45 - 01: 30
Public transport options for Paris Gare de Lyon
Metro lines: 1, 14
Bus lines: 24, 57, 61, 63, 72, 77, 91
Train lines: TGV, RER A, RER D, Transilien R
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+33 892353535
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 07: 15 - 18: 00
Public transport options for Paris Gare Montparnasse
Metro lines: 4, 6, 12, 13
Bus lines: 28, 39, 58, 82, 88, 89, 91, 92, 94, 95, 96
Train lines: TGV, OUIGO, Intercités, Transilien N, TER Normandie, TER Centre
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+33 184943635
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 06: 45 - 20: 30 | Sat: 09: 00 - 20: 00 | Sun: 09: 00 - 20: 30
Public transport options for Paris Gare de l'Est
Metro lines: 4, 5, 7
Bus lines: 31, 32, 35, 38, 39, 46, 54, 56, 91
Train lines: RER B, TGV, TGV/ICE, TER, Intercités, OUIGO, Transilien, Russian Railways
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+33 892353535
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 08: 00 - 19: 30 | Sat: 10: 00 - 18: 00
Public transport options for Paris Gare Saint-Lazare
Metro lines: 3, 9, 12, 13, 14
Bus lines: 20, 21, 22, 26, 27, 28, 29, 32, 42, 43, 66, 80, 94, 95, 528, RoissyB
Train lines: TER, Intercités, Transilien J, Transilien L, RER E
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+33 892353535
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 10: 45 - 18: 00
Public transport options for Paris Bercy Bourgogne - Pays d'Auvergne
Metro lines: 6, 14
Bus lines: 24, 87, N32, N35
Train lines: TER, Intercités
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+33 892353535
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 08: 00 - 20: 00
Public transport options for Paris Gare d'Austerlitz
Metro lines: 5, 10
Bus lines: 24, 57, 61, 63, 89, 91, 215
Train lines: TER Centre-Val de Loire, Intercités, Intercités de Nuit, Transilien, RER C
Paris, Av. Pierre Mendès-France (Paris Austerlitz)

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