Train Paris Zurich

A global financial hub, yet nicknamed big small town due to its warm atmosphere, Zurich in northern Switzerland is full of surprises. Get your train ticket from Paris to Zurich on to explore this cosmopolitan and creative capital.

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Paris - Zurich : Travel by train

Why travel by train between Paris and Zurich?

How much does a train ticket from Paris to Zurich cost?

A standard train ticket from Paris to Zurich is available from 43.50 pounds. For cheaper or discounted fares book non-refundable and non-exchangeable tickets in advance, or use a railcard. Pets can travel free of charge if under 6kg.

What's the journey time and the first departure times?

The shortest journey time is 4h19. Monday to Saturday the first departure is at 7:23am, arriving at 11:26am. The single Sunday service leaves at 9:41am, arriving at 2:26pm. Make sure to be on the platform at least 2 minutes before departure.

Who are the main train operators and what services are there on board?

TGV Lyria is the main train operator for this route. Services on board include a bar coach for drinks and snacks, electric sockets, luggage storage areas and first class seats reserved for wheelchair users, if booked in advance.

Which are the departure and arrival stations?

The train from Paris to Zurich departs from Paris Gare de Lyon which is served by metro lines 1 and 14, RER lines A and D, buses and taxis. It arrives at Zurich HB station in the heart of the city.

Can you travel direct from Paris to Zurich?

It is possible to get a direct train from Paris to Zurich. There are no indirect journeys unless you book separate tickets via a different location.