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TGV Lyria high-speed train

The TGV Lyria is an international high-speed train that connects France and Switzerland. In the north, you can travel from Paris to many Swiss cities, like Geneva, Bern and Zürich. In the south, the French Mediterranean coast is also linked to the Swiss city of Geneva. On this train, you will see some of the greatest scenery in Europe, from stunning coastlines to rugged mountaintops.

TGV Lyria train routes

TGV Lyria’s northern line connects Paris to 6 large cities in Switzerland. The southern line connects the Mediterranean coast of France to the Swiss city of Geneva.


TGV Lyria routes:

  • Paris - Basel
  • Paris - Zurich
  • Paris - Bern
  • Paris - Interlaken
  • Paris - Lausanne
  • Paris - Geneva
  • Marseille - Geneva


Please note: The routes to Interlaken and Lucerne are not with TGV, but can be taken in combination with SBB railways

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Reservations on the TGV Lyria high-speed trains are compulsoryYou need to reserve seats in advance of traveling on TGV Lyria high-speed trains, except when traveling within Switzerland. We recommend you make your reservations 2 months in advance. If you're traveling in high-season (May to September) or on a public holiday, we recommend you make your reservations as soon as possible.


How to make reservations for the TGV Lyria

You can reserve your seat on the TGV Lyria in the following way:

Reservation fees

Train type 1st class 2nd class Reservation type

TGV Lyria (France, Switzerland)
Route: Paris to Switzerland

From 52 euros

From 25 euros


TGV Lyria (France, Switzerland)
Route: Southern France to Geneva

From 20 euros

From 16 euros


Added value to your trip

The TGV Lyria is an exceptionally comfortable train, offering an on-board bar coach, minibar service, and electrical sockets. This is why reservation fees for the TGV Lyria are higher than average.

Facilities and services

  • Air conditioning
  • Bar
  • Children's play area
  • Disabled facilities
  • Newspapers/magazines
  • Power sockets
  • Restaurant/bistro

Facilities may differ per train and route.

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