Trains Zürich HB (Main station) to Paris

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Zürich HB (Main station) to Paris train times
11:34 - 15:38 4 hours 4 minutes
direct train
13:34 - 17:34 4 hours
direct train
15:34 - 19:38 4 hours 4 minutes
direct train
17:34 - 21:38 4 hours 4 minutes
direct train
18:00 - 22:35 4 hours 35 minutes
2 change(s)
01:08 - 08:38 7 hours 30 minutes
4 change(s)
Trains Zürich HB (Main station) to Paris - Facts 
  • Distance: 488 km
  • Fastest route: 4 hours 3 minutes 
  • Number of trains: 18 
  • Changes: 0 
  • First train: 00:02 
  • Last train: 23:02 
  • Trains operator(s): TGV Lyria
  • Fare range: €10 - €287 
  • From price: €25
Cheap train tickets from Zürich HB (Main station) to Paris!

Book your train journey from Zürich HB (Main station) to Paris in just 2 minutes - always the best price! The rates from Zürich HB (Main station) to Paris start from €25!

Every day 18 trains run between Zürich HB (Main station) and Paris. The distance is 488 kilometers and the fastest train journey takes 4 hours 3 minutes. 

The earlier you book, the cheaper train tickets are. Just before departure, train tickets can be three to ten times more expensive. For this route the price difference from early booking to just before departure is  €10 - €287.

Train times / timetable

Find all train times in Europe here: travel from Zürich HB (Main station) to Paris with TGV Lyria, the first train leaves at 00:02 and the last train at 23:02.

Train operators

TGV Lyria

Zürich HB (Main station)

The main station in Zurich is Zurich HB. It's located in the city centre. 

Paris

What is the name of the main station in Paris? 
Paris does not have one central station, but several large stations: Paris Gare du Nord for Northern France, Gare de Lyon for the Rhone Valley and the Cote d'Azur, Gare de Austerlitz and Gare de Bercy for central France the and Gare de Bercy, Gare de Montparnasse for the southwest and west of France.

Can you walk from the station to the (old) city centre? 
The various train stations of Paris are all within the peripherique. Each of these stations is easily accessible by public transport, for example the metro.

About Paris
Paris, city of romance and light, is easy to reach by train. High speed trains run from all over France and Europe to Paris. Arrive at the magnificent Gare du Nord and Gare de Lyon and explore the Eifel Tower, Notre Dame and Maddam Tussaud's. Insider tip: have a lunch, dinner or drink in Le Train Blue. The most elegant restaurant of any train station in the world. Named after the sleeper that ran between Paris and the French Riviera.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How long does it take to travel from Zürich HB (Main station) to Paris?
The average travel time between Zürich HB (Main station) and Paris is 4 hours 3 minutes. On average 18 trains per day run between Zürich HB (Main station) and Paris. The first train is leaving Zürich HB (Main station) at 00:02 and the last at 23:02. The prices for train tickets from Zürich HB (Main station) to Paris start from €25.

How much does it cost to take the train from Zürich HB (Main station) to Paris?
The train fares for tickets from Zürich HB (Main station) to Paris start from €25. If you book early you have more chance to buy cheap train tickets from Zürich HB (Main station) to Paris. Sometimes tickets cost up to 4-5 times more just before departure than at the time the sales period starts.

How do I get from Zürich HB (Main station) to Paris?
On average 18 trains per day run between Zürich HB (Main station) and Paris. The number of changes on this route is 0. Trains are one of the best ways to travel around Europe, they are fast, convenient and if you book on time there are often great deals. Fares for trains from Zürich HB (Main station) to Paris start from €25.

How long is the train ride from Zürich HB (Main station) to Paris?
The average travel time between Zürich HB (Main station) and Paris is 4 hours 3 minutes. Every day 18 runs between Zürich HB (Main station) and Paris and the number of changes is 0. Train times can vary at any time of the day - check our rail planner for all the actual train times.

How far is Zürich HB (Main station) from Paris by train?
The distance between Zürich HB (Main station) and Paris is 488 kilometers. The average travel time is 4 hours 3 minutes and there are approximately 18 trains per day running between Zürich HB (Main station) and Paris. The first train leaves from Zürich HB (Main station) at 00:02 and the last one at 23:02.

Which trains run from Zürich HB (Main station) to Paris?
The following railway companies operate on the route between Zürich HB (Main station) and Paris: TGV Lyria. The average travel time is 4 hours 3 minutes, the distance is 488 kilometers and fares start from €25.

How to buy cheap train tickets from Zürich HB (Main station) to Paris?
Book your train tickets from Zürich HB (Main station) to Paris as early as possible - sometimes it saves 4-5 times than booking just before departure. If rail tickets between Zürich HB (Main station) and Paris are already available try to avoid peak times and / or travel on Tuesday or Thursday. Train tickets from Zürich HB (Main station) to Paris start from €25.

Do prices go down for trains Zürich HB (Main station) to Paris?
Unfortunately, no - there are no last minutes. Train tickets from Zürich HB (Main station) to Paris only become more expensive the closer to departure time. The only way to purchase cheap train tickets is to book as early as possible. In general, it is more economical to travel between Zürich HB (Main station) and Paris on Tuesday or Thursday, avoid peak times and / or travel late in the morning or in the early afternoon.

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