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Paris - Zurich
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Main stations in Paris and Zurich
Paris Gare de LyonOpening 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 HauptbahnhofOpening 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.
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Travelling by train from Paris to Zurich
Paris to Zurich by train is possible thanks to the TGV Lyria high speed train. The travel duration from Paris to Zurich is about 4 hours by train. The route can be classified as mid-range. The TGV Lyria are comfortable trains with 2 classes of service – the first class and the second class. Both class of service share comfortable seats.
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 point to point ticket better or a rail pass? Travelling only a couple of time from Paris to Zurich, the point to point ticket is ideal, cheaper and more convenient. A point to point 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
The Paris nightlife is one of Europe’s most intense. Why don’t you visit one of Paris famous cabaret where you will admire gracious performers and enjoy the famous French cancan. The most popular cabarets of Paris are Paradis Latin, Lido and Moulin Rouge.
Other trains from Paris will allow you to reach France’s most popular cities and to discover its beautiful regions.
Reviews & ratings Paris - Zurich
"Paris to Zurich"Wendy b.
Very good trip, 6am departure so not many people travelling. We were in 1st class which is worth paying the small amount extra for. The only criticism I would have is that ramps instead of stairs would make getting suitcases onboard a lot easier!!
"Paris Lyon to Zurich"Basil d. 21/10/2013
We travelled First Class The train ride was very comfortable
"Great trip to Switzerland "Jane h. 08/10/2013
We had a wonderful trip from Paris to Zurich. We travelled first class and it was well worth paying the extra money. The service was great and we had loads of leg room which my boyfriend really appreciated. And no need to buy breakfast as there was a complimentary meal served on the trip.
"Paris/Frankfurt "Robyn b. 08/10/2013
Great trip. Comfortable and easy.
"Family visit to Paris"Dawn e. 08/10/2013
We were all very impressed with the efficiency of the whole booking. Travelling via Eurostar is so easy
"Great way to see France"Robyn p. 08/10/2013
Our trip by train from Paris St Lazarre to Bayeux was very easy. The station was orderly and easy to work our way through given that we are not fluent French speakers. The train was clean and comforatblae and the whole experience was positive. Had we known there were additional luggage racks mid-carriage even our little headache with travelling with 4 pieces of luggage would have disappeared. We had chosen the Print tickets at home option for the convenience of printing and re-printing from a pdf or email link while travelling. While no-one actually checked our tickets at all throughout this trip I was less comfortable with this option...the print quality of the tickets may not provide a workable scanned barcode. This happened later in our travels and next time, although they are 'old school' I will have paper tickets sent instead.
"TGV Avignon to Paris Gare Lyon"Robyn p. 08/10/2013
We enjoyed a very comfortable trip from Avignon to Paris on 28th September 2013. We found it to be value for money and very convenient. Our only problem was getting on and off with our luggage as our seats were upstairs and we struggled with our big bags on the stairs.
"Paris - Zurich"Mary d. 04/10/2013
For overseas travellers, LARGE signs advising to put rail tix into machine before boarding would be helpful. At Paris the ticket office does not open till after 6am so if your trip starts at that time, there are no directions to machines which can print seat allocation. Otherwise, trip was good.