By Train from London (United Kingdom) to Lausanne (Switzerland)

Journey Summary

Depart London (United Kingdom)

London St Pancras International

Arrive Lausanne (Switzerland)

Journey Time
from 7hr 51min
Mon-Thurs = 3 x optimum* connections per day
Friday = 4 x optimum* connections
Sat/Sun = 3 x optimum* connections

*This the frequency of the connections which involve taking a train direct from Paris to Lausanne.

However, when looking up this journey on the ticket booking websites, you will see additional, alternative connections with 2 x changes of train.

Those journey options will typically involve travelling via Geneva and connecting there for a train on to Lausanne.
Due to the timings of the arrival and departure in Paris, those alternative connections can be faster than taking the direct train from the French capital.

Geneve station isn't a particularly awkward location in which to change trains and tickets will be valid on any train between there and Lausanne.
So if the price and/or timings suit, those journey options that involve travelling via Geneve are definitely worth considering.

Changing trains in: Paris

The Eurostar will arrive in Paris at the Gare Du Nord, but the Lyria train on to Geneve/Geneva will depart from the Gare De Lyon.

This guide explains how to make the transfer between the two stations by RER train.

The London to Geneve tickets do not include the transfer across Paris.

When making a booking, check the connection time between the arrival at Gare Du Nord and the departure from Gare De Lyon.

Most of the journeys have a connection time of between 1hr and 1hr 30mins - which should ensure that you won't be making the transfer across Paris against the clock!

Train 1

  • Depart: London (United Kingdom)
  • Arrive: Paris (France)
  • Journey time: 2hr 16min - 2hr 25min

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Train 2

  • Depart: Paris (France)
  • Arrive: Lausanne (Switzerland)
  • Journey time: 3hr 41min - 3hr 57min

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Ticket information

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