Zurich to Paris train

Cheap train tickets from Zurich to Paris

Showing times and prices for 15 Aug

Cheapest

£115

Average

£134

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

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17:34Zürich HB4h04 21:38Paris Gare de Lyon
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£1151One-way
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13:34Zürich HB4h07 17:41Paris Gare de Lyon
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£1251One-way
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15:34Zürich HB4h07 19:41Paris Gare de Lyon
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£1251One-way
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17:34Zürich HB4h04 21:38Paris Gare de Lyon
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£1251One-way
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07:34Zürich HB4h05 11:39Paris Gare de Lyon
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£1251One-way

Train schedule Zurich to Paris

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07:34Zürich HB4h05 11:39Paris Gare de Lyon
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11:34Zürich HB4h05 15:39Paris Gare de Lyon
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13:34Zürich HB4h07 17:41Paris Gare de Lyon
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15:34Zürich HB4h07 19:41Paris Gare de Lyon
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17:34Zürich HB4h04 21:38Paris Gare de Lyon
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17:34Zürich HB4h04 21:38Paris Gare de Lyon
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Fastest train times from Zurich to Paris

Showing times and prices for 15 Aug

Fastest Journey

4 h 4 m

Average

4 h 5 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

489 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Zurich for Paris every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

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17:34Zürich HB4h04 21:38Paris Gare de Lyon
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£1151One-way
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17:34Zürich HB4h04 21:38Paris Gare de Lyon
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£1251One-way
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11:34Zürich HB4h05 15:39Paris Gare de Lyon
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£1861One-way
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07:34Zürich HB4h05 11:39Paris Gare de Lyon
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£1251One-way
13:34Zürich HB4h07 17:41Paris Gare de Lyon
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Overview: Train from Zurich to Paris

distanceDistance303 miles
durationAverage train duration4 h 4 min
priceAverage train ticket price£106 (€120)
frequencyTrain frequency6 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 6 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesSNCF | TGV INOUI, Deutsche Bahn, SNCF | TGV Lyria, SNCF | TER, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV Lyria or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Trains from Zurich to Paris cover the 303 miles long trip taking on average 4 h 4 min with our travel partners like SNCF | TGV INOUI, Deutsche Bahn, SNCF | TGV Lyria, SNCF | TER, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV Lyria or Deutsche Bahn with connection. Normally, there are 6 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £92, but the average price of train tickets is £106. Travellers depart most frequently from Zürich HB and arrive in Paris Gare de Lyon.

Train providers: Deutsche Bahn trains Zurich to Paris

Find the best trains between Zurich and Paris with Omio's travel partners Deutsche Bahn from £92. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main operator of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Zurich to Paris train.

    Trains from Zurich to Paris

    Trains are available between Zurich HB main station and Gare de Lyon and Gar de l'Est stations in Paris. The journey takes at least four hours on a direct route and longer when changes are required. There are over 55 train routes available every day, five of which are direct while the rest require between one and three changes.

    Which train companies travel from Zurich to Paris?

    The Zurich to Paris route is currently served by three providers. SNCF | TGV Lyria operates direct trains between Zurich and Paris, while Deutsche Bahn and SNCF | ICE operate train routes that require between one and three changes.

    How long is the train from Zurich to Paris?

    Direct trains take just over four hours, while indirect trains take at least 30 minutes longer. Connecting services can require up to 3 changes which usually take place in cities within Germany. The total travel time is displayed on each route and some can take upwards of 15 hours.

    How many trains are there from Zurich to Paris?

    There are usually five direct trains each day. Direct departures are spread with the first in the morning through to mid-afternoon. Trains depart from Zurich every hour or two in between these times. In addition, there are over 50 indirect route options. These trains leave every 30 minutes from around 6:00 a.m. through to the early afternoon.

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

    Departure train station: Zurich Hauptbahnhof (or Zurich HB) is the departure station for all trains headed to Paris. The station is located right in the heart of the city centre. Public buses and trams, electric scooters and car sharing are all available at the station. The large train station has 200 shops, restaurants and many services available, including book shops, coffee shops and bike rental.

    Arrival train station: Trains from Zurich arrive at Paris Gare de Lyon or Gare de l'Est. The stations are less than two miles from the city centre, which can be reached in a few minutes by local train or metro. The facilities at the stations include a children's area, Amazon lockers and various shops and restaurants.

    Travel Tips: Trains from Zurich to Paris

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    FAQs

    Travel by train between Zurich, Switzerland and Paris, France is: Fully open.

    Is international entry into Paris from Zurich restricted?

    International entry is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

    Do I need to quarantine on arrival in France from Zurich?

    Entry Requirements:

    • There are no current restrictions

    What are the safety rules to follow in Paris, France?

    The government of France has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

    • Physical distance required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
    • Face mask required: Recommended

    The above information was last checked on 08/08/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Zurich to Paris closer to your date of departure here.

    The restriction level for your return train to Zurich, Switzerland from Paris is: Fully open.

    Is my return train into Zurich from Paris restricted?

    International entry is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of France

    Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Switzerland from Paris?

    Conditions of reentry:

    • There are no current restrictions

    What are the safety rules to follow in Zurich, Switzerland?

    The government of Switzerland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

    • Social distancing required: metre (s) ( feet)
    • Face mask required: Regional advice

    Last checked on 03/08/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Zurich from Paris closer to your date of departure here.

    Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Zurich to Paris to cost as little as £92  in the next 7 days.
    If you’re looking to buy tickets for this journey in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Zurich to Paris train prices are on average £106  one way.
    The distance from Zurich to Paris by train is approximately 303 miles.
    While the time it takes to travel 303 miles between Zurich and Paris can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Zurich to Paris is on average 4 h 4 min.

    Some of the Zurich train stations to Paris you can start your journey from include Zürich HB, Zürich Stadelhofen and Zürich Oerlikon. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Paris include Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est.

    When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Zürich HB   and arriving in Paris Gare de Lyon.

    Passengers booking this route most frequently board their trains from Zürich HB and need to travel around 1.4 miles (2.2 km) 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 1.9 miles (3.1 km) from this train station to the city centre.

    When taking a train from Zurich to Paris, you can count on SNCF | TGV INOUI, Deutsche Bahn, SNCF | TGV Lyria, SNCF | TER, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV Lyria or Deutsche Bahn with connection for the best way to get you to Paris. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service from Zurich to Paris and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
    Yes, there are 6 direct trains between Zurich and Paris per day with SNCF | TGV Lyria  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you purchase your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time travelling to your destination.
    The average number of trains departing Zurich for Paris is 6 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
    You can take the first train from Zurich to Paris at 05: 24   or take the last train from Zurich to Paris leaving at 15: 34. Look for the latest Zurich Paris train schedule on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this route.
    You can find a train to Paris from Zurich to cost on average £106 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your journey. You’ll see tickets for the Zurich to Paris train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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    Zürich HB is the most popular Zurich railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Zurich for your journey to Paris.

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