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Overview: Train from Lausanne to Lyon

distanceDistance100 miles (161 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 21 min
priceAverage train ticket price£84 (€96)
frequencyTrain frequency10 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 10 direct trains a day

Trains from Lausanne to Lyon cover the 100 miles (161 km) long trip taking on average 4 h 21 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £84, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £84. Travellers depart most frequently from Lausanne and arrive in Lyon Part Dieu.

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FAQs

What COVID-19 travel safety information and restrictions should I be aware of for my train between Lausanne and Lyon?

Travel between Lausanne, Switzerland and Lyon, France by train is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into France from Switzerland?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in France from Lausanne?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be tested. A positive test will result in mandatory quarantine

What are the safety rules to follow in Lyon, France?

When travelling in France, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 22/01/2022. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Lausanne to Lyon before travelling.

Do I need to quarantine when I return to Switzerland from Lyon, France?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Lyon to Lausanne is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Switzerland from France?

Reentry to Switzerland is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Switzerland from Lyon?

What are the entry requirements?

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • COVID-19 test required after arrival, between day 4 and day 7
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Lausanne, Switzerland?

The government of Switzerland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

Last verified on 20/01/2022. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your Lyon to Lausanne train here.

What is the price of the cheapest train to Lyon from Lausanne?

Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest train to Lyon from Lausanne for the next 7 days starting from £84  one way.

What is the average price of train tickets to Lyon from Lausanne?

In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket to Lyon from Lausanne is £84  one way.

How many miles is it from Lausanne to Lyon by train?

You should expect to travel around 100 miles (161 km)  between Lausanne and Lyon by train.

What is the average Lausanne to Lyon train duration?

The Lausanne to Lyon train duration is on average 4 h 21 min, which is to be expected when travelling 100 miles (161 km) from Lausanne to Lyon. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.

When travelling by train from Lausanne to Lyon, which train station in Lausanne do I depart from and which train station in Lyon do I arrive in?

Some of the Lausanne train stations to Lyon you can start your journey from include Lausanne, Lausanne, Closelet and Lausanne, Grattapaille. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Lyon include Lyon Part Dieu, Lyon-Perrache and Lyon Part-Dieu, Gare routière.

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Lausanne   and arriving in Lyon Part Dieu.

Where is the Lausanne train station located? Where is the Lyon train station located?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Lausanne and travel around 0.2 miles (311 m) from the city centre to this train station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Lyon Part Dieu and need to travel approximately 1.1 miles (1.8 km) from the train station to the city centre in Lyon.

How many train services per day are there between Lausanne and Lyon?

The average number of trains departing Lausanne for Lyon is 10 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

When does the first train depart from Lausanne to Lyon? When does the last train depart from Lausanne to Lyon?

The first train from Lausanne to Lyon leaves at 06: 23   and the last train for this leaves at 15: 23. Omio shows you the latest train from Lausanne to Lyon schedule to help you book the best departure time for this route.

How early should I buy Lausanne to Lyon train tickets to get the best deals?

If you book a train ticket from Lausanne to Lyon within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £84 one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets from Lausanne to Lyon are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Lausanne
Lyon
Lausanne is the most popular Lausanne railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Lausanne for your journey to Lyon.

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