TGV Lyria, key information

Top destinations
# Geneva
# Lausanne
# Zurich
# Basel
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TGV Lyria: Book your train tickets

Travel to Switzerland with TGV Lyria! Whizz to over 30 destinations, including Geneva, Lausanne, Zurich, Basel.

Enjoy high standard services on board the train, while respecting the environment: 1st class comfort, bar coach, choice of your seat.

For a trip at 300km/h*, travel with TGV Lyria from €29 one way**.

TGV Lyria train network

Travel between France and Switzerland with TGV Lyria. You can travel from Paris, Lyon and South-Eastern France to a range of Swiss cities, including Geneva, Lausanne, Neuchatel, Zurich.
In addition you can travel in connection with the SBB, to summer and winter destinations such as Montreux, Vevey, Interlaken and more! Click here for more information.

A few tips to pay less

Discount cards

Your SNCF discount card entitles you to a 30% discount on TGV Lyria fares. From December the discount will apply on STANDARD and STANDARD 1ÈRE tickets, based on the leisure fare.

Season tickets

Whether you hold a SNCF or CFF/SBB season tickets the discount applies on your TGV Lyria tickets. From December, depending on your subscription your can use either on the STANDARD or BUSINESS 1ÈRE fares.

Group fares

If you are 3 to 5 travelling together you can benefit from a reduced price, starting at €30 per person(2)

TGV Lyria + CFF/SBB

When travelling between Paris and selected destinations with TGV Lyria and the CFF/SBB you get a 40% discount on the Swiss trip(3)

Fares for all your needs

Discover the various TGV Lyria fare options: browse prices and conditions for refunds and exchanges. Whatever your reason for travelling, TGV Lyria has the right price for you! You may book up to 4 months in advance, according to availability of seats.

LYRIA Flex fare: A fully flexible fare

A ticket that offers ultimate peace of mind - it's 100% flexible and you have a guaranteed price.
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Semi-Flex fare

If you want more flexibility without compromising on price, this is the ticket for you.
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Non-Flex fare

Want to travel as cheaply as possible? Take advantage of the best fares by booking your journey up to 4 months in advance.
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Check out the conditions for the  new fares and classes here!

Our new discount cards :

(1) (2) Prices valid as of 09/05/2019, excluding promotions.
Cartes AVANTAGE
Cartes Avantage Jeune/Sénior: Offer reserved for the cardholder of the Carte AVANTAGE. Discount calculated, excluding additional service fees, on the PREM’S SECONDE and PREMIERE fare, and the SECONDE and PREMIERE Full Fare for trains requiring reservations (TGV INOUI and INTERCITÉS, excluding OUIGO and INTERCITÉS 100% ECO). Discounts are valid nation-wide (except for journeys exclusively within Île-de-France). On TGV INOUI and INTERCITÉS trains the card provides a 30% discount calculated on the SECONDE and PREMIERE fare and a 30% discount on the Normal Fare for INTERCITÉS trains that do not require reservations in the case of tickets valid for 7 days. On TER trains, the card provides a guaranteed 25% discount all year long, provided that it is accepted by the regional transport authority within its jurisdiction (and of up to 50% according to the applicable rules of the region’s fare calendar). More information is available on the regional TER websites.
Cartes Avantage Week-End/Famille: Offer reserved for the cardholder and one companion over 12 years of age for any return trip taken on at least the night of Friday, Saturday or Sunday or on the day of Saturday or Sunday (The maximum amount of time between outbound and return trips is 61 days and cannot be extended in the event of an exchange). Discount calculated, excluding additional service fees, on the PREM’S SECONDE and PREMIERE fare, and the SECONDE and PREMIERE Full Fare for trains requiring reservations (TGV INOUI and INTERCITÉS, excluding OUIGO and INTERCITÉS 100% ECO). Discounts are valid nation-wide (except for journeys exclusively within Île-de-France). On TGV INOUI and INTERCITÉS trains the card provides a 30% discount calculated on the SECONDE and PREMIERE fare and a 30% discount on the Normal Fare for INTERCITÉS trains that do not require reservations in the case of tickets valid for 7 days. On TER trains, the card provides a guaranteed 25% discount all year long, provided that it is accepted by the regional transport authority within its jurisdiction (and of up to 50% according to the applicable rules of the region’s fare calendar). More information is available on the regional TER websites.
In France and in Europe
Offer reserved for CARTE AVANTAGE cardholders. Discount calculated, excluding additional service fees, on the SECONDE and PREMIERE day fare for TGV France - Luxembourg, TGV Paris - Fribourg en Brisgau and DB-SNCF in Cooperation, on the SECONDA or PRIMA (Second Class or First Class) day fare for TGV France-Italie, on the STANDARD or STANDARD 1ère fare for TGV Lyria and on the Flexi or Essential day fare for Renfe-SNCF in Cooperation. Offer valid for one travel companion for CARTE AVANTAGE WEEK-END or FAMILLE cardholders (only valid for Renfe-SNCF in Cooperation for the CARTE AVANTAGE WEEK-END).
Last-minute deals
Offer reserved for Carte Avantage cardholders, including up to three children 4 to 11 years old and one travel companion over 12 years old for Carte Avantage Week-end or Famille cardholders. Offer valid for a selection of destinations in France and in Europe, on certain days and for certain trains (TGV INOUI and INTERCITÉS) subject to availability. Tickets non exchangeable and non refundable.

Card change
From 09/05/19 to 07/07/19, holders of a commercial card, who wish to acquire a Carte Avantage, will have the option of requesting a refund of their commercial card prorated to the number of full months remaining. To be eligible for a refund, the remaining validity period of the card must be at least 6 months on 09/05/2019. Any refund request must include the application form available to download on the sncf.com website as well as the original coupon.

Carte LIBERTE
Offer reserved for Carte Liberté cardholders. Discount calculated, excluding additional service fees, on the BUSINESS PREMIERE fare for TGV and INTERCITÉS trains requiring reservations (excluding OUIGO and INTERCITÉS 100% ECO). On INTERCITES trains that do not require a reservation the discount is 50% calculated on the normal fare of the class travelled in. On TER trains, the card provides a 50% discount provided that it is accepted by the regional transport authority within its jurisdiction. More information is available on the regional TER websites.
50% for children: offer reserved for, at most, 3 accompanying children between 4 and 11 years old inclusive if their ticket is purchased at the same as the Carte Liberté ticket. Discount calculated excluding additional service fees on the price paid by the cardholder.

Exchange
Ticket exchangeable without fees up to 30 minutes after departure. Ticket refundable without fees up to 30 minutes after departure in the stations and sales offices of the departure locality. Starting from 30 minutes before the departure time, the number of exchanges is limited to 2 and the exchanges are restricted to another train on the same day and for a trip that includes the original route. Tickets exchanged within 30 minutes of the departure time are non-refundable.
Exchanging is necessary before accessing the train. Travellers who have not exchanged their tickets will be considered as having no valid ticket and will be charged on board according to the amounts indicated in the Passenger Fares Agreement. Same-day tickets purchased at the Carte Liberté, Frequénce season ticket, Pro Seconde or Business Première fare are exchangeable even for a full train using the TGV INOUI PRO application, Self-Serve Kiosks, and in our stations and sales offices.
Card change
From 09/05/19 to 07/07/19, holders of a Fréquence 50 or Fréquence 30 pass, bearers of a 6 or 12 months Fréquence coupon, wishing to acquire a Carte Liberté, will have the option of requesting a refund of their Fréquence coupon prorated to the number of full months remaining. To be eligible for a refund, the remaining validity period of the card must be at least 6 months for the 12-month coupon, 5 months for the 6-month coupon on 09/05/2019. Any refund request must include the application form available to download online as well as the original coupon.




(1) Price starting from €29, valid for one person, for one way in the STANDARD class, on the Lyria TGV, on certain days and in certain trains, subject to the availability of seats at this rate. Non-exchangeable and non-refundable tickets.

(2) Offer is valid for a one way journey per adult, from 30€ in 2nd class, for journeys between Paris and Basel, Bern, Geneva, Lausanne, Neuchatel, Vallorbe or Zurich (and vice versa) ; between Lyon-Part-Dieu,  Avignon, Aix-en-Provence, Marseille, and Geneva. Subject to availability of seats on board, at these prices. Offer guaranteed in certain TGV Lyria trains, for any group purchase of 3 to 5 persons, travelling together by order. Offer on sale until 4 April 2018 for travels until 4 April 2018. These fares are available 100 days in advance. Tickets are non-exchangeable, non refundable. Mandatory online payment. Different ticket retrieval methods, based on the time between booking and travelling. This offer can not be combined with any other current promotion or reduced SNCF tarif

(3) Offer valid on an international journey with connection in Switzerland, giving you right to a reduction of 40% minimum on the price of the domestic SBB journey compared to the full SBB adult price. Offer available from 20 June, 2017 for trips from 20 June, 2017, departing from Paris to Vevey and Montreux, via Lausanne, to Lucerne, Biel, Interlaken Ost, Interlaken West, Bern, Zurich, Olten, Thun, Spiez, via Basel (in both directions of travel). Offer can be combined with other promotions in progress or reduced TGV Lyria rates, and SNCF and SBB subscriptions. Tickets are Exchangeable and refundable on the entire journey only. Tickets available in IATA (printable) versions only. Online pre-payment is mandatory.

* TRAVEL WITH TGV LYRIA AT 300km/h

Highest speed on some TGV Lyria trips

** TGV Lyria from €29
Best price on most TGV Lyria routes, for a non flexible standard fare.

Credit : SNCF, Alex Profit