Train Paris → ZurichFrom AU$ 44
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- Departure station : Paris gare lyon (Place Louis Armand 75571 Paris cedex 12)
- Arrival station : Zuerich hb (Bahnhofplatz 7 8001 Zurich)
travellers in 2015
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Main stations in Paris and Zurich
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.
Zürich Hauptbahnhof Train Station
Address: Bahnhofplatz 7 8001 ZurichOpening hours: Monday to Friday: 5:30am to 11:15pm
Saturday and Sunday: 5:30am to 11:15pm
Public holidays: 5:30am to 11:15pm
Trains operating in and from this station:
High speed trains (TGV Lyria, ICE), Regional trains, Inter City trains
Rail Service Information, Ticket Office, Currency Exchange, Assistance for disabled persons, Lost and found, Police station, Tourist Information Point, Toilets, Luggage storage, Wi-Fi Internet and Phone cabins.
Travel inspiration in Paris and Zurich
Travelling by train from Paris to Zurich
From Paris to Zurich, the travel time is 4 hours approximately. High speed trains like the TGV and the TGV Lyria operate on this international route. All trains have a restaurant car on board.
Located in Paris, the Paris Gare de Lyon railway station is an important transport hub. Paris Gare de Lyon railway station is connected to other public transportations. Zuerich HB railway station is found in Zurich. It is served by the train operating on the Paris to Zurich route.
Is a train ticket better or a rail pass? Travelling only a couple of time from Paris to Zurich, the train ticket is ideal, cheaper and more convenient. A train ticket from Paris to Zurich includes your seat reservation if you are travelling on board a high speed train, international train, scenic train or night train. Regional trains do not require a seat reservation. For more trips from Paris to Zurich, and to visit more of a region or country, a rail pass including France and Switzerland is better.
Discover Paris and visit other cities by train
There are a lot of parks in Paris where you can relax and enjoy the fine weather. Some of the parks in Paris are the Bois de Boulogne, Bois de Vincennes, Parc Monceau, Parc de la Villette, Parc des Buttes Chaumont to name a few.
Reviews & ratings Paris - Zurich
After difficulty trying to locate the correct platform at Gare de Lyon, this journey was a lovely way to move from Paris to Zurich. The train was very clean and comfortable and on time. Very relaxing. We made time for lunch at Le Train Bleu at Gare de Lyon, this was a highlight of several weeks travel.
An ideal way to travel without the waiting at airports and problem free. What a way to relax! And you know where your bags are the whole time
Fast and convenient
I think it was good value and probably was quicker than flying. My only complaint was that I was sitting backwards and I would prefer to sit facing the direction I am travelling. Seats and carriage was comfortable otherwise. Would take the train again.
We had four pages printed out which we thought were our tickets, but the information counter at Zuerich HB made us very distressed and advised us that we wouldn't be able to travel on these tickets and that there was nothing they could do to help us. We had all but given up hope that we would get on, when we decided to ask the man at the train. He looked us up on his ticket machine thingy told us our seat numbers and there was no problem at all.. Very helpful employees of the train company.. the seats were comfortable and the meal was adequate.
This train journey was terrific. We had first class seats and they were very comfortable with plenty of room for luggage. We were also served a very tasty lunch. All in all a good fast trip.
The train was very comfortable and it kept to the timetable. We are over 65 years and had 4 suitcases it was difficult to get the suitcases up the stairs on the train at Gare Lyon (Our seats were upstairs) There were staff standing around but no one offered to help. In the UK when we took the the train from London to Paris the staff helped us with our luggage. Big difference in customer service.
The trip from Zurich to Paris was great- the ride itself, the scenery. The staff service was great as was the meal that was served, just like on an aeroplane.
We were very impressed by our whole experience, from the ease of on-line booking to the comfort of the trip and the friendliness of the staff.
After reading some reviews, was a bit concerned especially as there appeared to be no record of the booking on my account! But the tickets downloaded easily, the train appeared at the time indicated and the seats were as allocated. Pleasant journey at a crowded time of year. Was even able to buy tickets for paris metro on train.
Train was on time and very comfortable. Excellent way to travel.
We enjoyed the trip from Zurich to Paris . The trip was smooth and the staff were pleasant. We would have liked more control over our see seat reservations when planning the trip. Also the food was adequate but not outstanding considering we were in first class. Overall it was a good trip and a goo way to see a litt French countryside.
Very easy process to follow to book seats. Very enjoyable means of travel without the hassle associated with air travel. Will embrace train travel more next we're in Europe.
Very comfortable train, good service. Some luggage space at one end of carriage but has overhead racks if you want to keep your bags within sight. At Zurich station (as with most major European stations) the platform has waiting points ABCD etc, these correspond to the electronic platform signs to show the point at which you wait for your carriage. Some people were a little confused with carriage identification and the location of the seat numbering and reservation. Carriage numbers and train details are on a small LED/LCD display panel on the side of each carriage near the doors. The seat numbers are on the seat shoulder, not above the seat with reservations marked on a red card above the window. Arriving into Gare Lyon was ok but trying to transfer to Paris Nord via the RER wasn't the best experience. Poor signage an issue.
Train was spot on time and very comfortable. As hubby and I had prebooked reserved tickets even our seats were labeled with our names to ensure no other passengers were in our allocated seats. The only down side of train travel is the limited luggage space at the ends of each carrage.