Train Paris → LausanneFrom AU$ 45
- Departure station : Paris gare lyon (Place Louis Armand 75571 Paris cedex 12)
- Arrival station : Lausanne (Lausanne station 1003 Lausanne)
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Main stations in Paris and Lausanne
Paris Gare de Lyon Train Station
Address: Place Louis Armand 75571 Paris cedex 12Opening hours: Monday to Friday: 5:45am to 9:45pm
Saturday and Sunday: 5:45am to 9:45pm Trains operating in and from this station:
High speed trains (TGV), Regional trains (TER, Corail)
SNCF rail agents, Car Parking, Currency exchange, Ticket Office, Assistance for disabled, Lockers, Lounge, Lost and found, Tourist Information Point, Toilets, Luggage storage, Wi-Fi Internet, ATM and Phone cabins.
Lausanne Train Station
Address: Lausanne station 1003 LausanneOpening hours: Monday to Friday: 12am to 11:59pm
Saturday and Sunday: 12am to 11:59pm
Trains operating in and from this station:
High speed trains, Intercity trains
Tourist Office, Assistance for disabled persons, Wheelchair access, Lost and found, Places to eat in the station, Rental Services, Toilets, Luggage storage, Bank & Currency Exchange, Wi-Fi Internet, ATM and Phone cabins.
Travel inspiration in Paris and Lausanne
Travelling by train from Paris to Lausanne
Located on the shores of Lake Geneva is found Lausanne. From Paris by train, it takes about 4 hours to reach this Olympic capital. The journey on board the TGV Lyria is pleasant. Travellers can choose between first class and second class. The carriages are air –conditioned and the seats are spacious.
There’s a buffet car too where travellers can have drinks and snacks.
The TGV Lyria departs from Paris Gare de Lyon, one of the most important train stations in the French capital. Paris Gare de Lyon is connected with the Paris metro system and other public transportations. In Lausanne, the train station is connected to the city metro line 2. Travellers can also take domestic trains to visit other parts of Switzerland.
For a single return journey from Paris to Lausanne or from Lausanne to Paris, a point to point ticket is the best option. Otherwise to travel extensively in Switzeland, a rail pass is the best solution. The Swiss Pass is available on all Rail Europe websites.
Discover Lausanne and visit other cities by train
Lausanne is well known for having been a venue for the Olympic games. The International Olympic Comitee has its headquarters in Lausanne. Visitors discovering Lausanne will immediately feel the sporty atmosphere of the city.
From Lausanne, other Swiss cities can easily be reached. Some of the popular journeys are Lausanne to Geneva, Lausanne to Zurich, and Lausanne to Bern.
Reviews & ratings Paris - Lausanne
The seats we were allocated by Rail Europe had no view. We looked onto the metal train structure for 4 hours, rather boring.The Train interior was very grubby and had not be cleaned thoroughly for a long time. There were coffee stains and dirty marks on very thing and the toilets were putrid.Hate to think what second class was like.Finally, Gare de Lyon is very difficult to negotiate with luggage and the poor condition of the station does not help.
Easy departure from Gare de Lyon. Room for luggage and seats were comfortable. No problems.
A wonderful journey in great comfort. So much better than air travel - arrive at the station in the centre of Paris only 15 minutes before departure, no queues, just straight into a very comfortable carriage. Even provided with a full meal and drinks at our seats by hostesses as if in an airplane! I would definitely recommend travelling 1st class on TGV Lyria and will certainly travel this way next time I'm in Europe rather than bother with airports and queues.
Train Travel in Europe is usually excellent. This trip was disappointing...seating in a small compartment at the end of the train....very hot and uncomfortable....windows in halves so that one could not see the view whether sitting or standing....very disappointing
Duplex carriage had no room for luggage downstairs
Both seat (again) facing backwards)
Train was comfortable and on time. Only small gripe is that the coffee is ho hum and the black tea was Earl Grey - the only tea I loathe. I just needed a good cup of ordinary tea which was not available. I am sure you can easily fix this.