Lyon to Basel train

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Cheap train tickets from Lyon to Basel

Showing times and prices for 20 May

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Lyon to Basel is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

SNCF | TGV INOUI
04:563h42
Lyon
08:38Basel
£531One-way
0 changes
SNCF | TGV INOUI
07:343h34
Lyon
11:08Basel
£641One-way
0 changes
SNCF | TER
15:184h27
Lyon
19:45Basel
£691One-way
0 changes
SNCF | TER
16:184h08
Lyon
20:26Basel
£731One-way
0 changes

Train timetableLyon to Basel

Showing trains for tomorrow, Monday, 20 May
SNCF | TER
16:184h08
Lyon
20:26Basel
0 changes
SNCF | TGV INOUI
07:343h34
Lyon
11:08Basel
0 changes
SNCF | TGV INOUI
04:563h42
Lyon
08:38Basel
0 changes
SNCF | TER
15:184h27
Lyon
19:45Basel
0 changes

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Train times from Lyon to Basel

Showing times and prices for 20 May

Fastest Journey

3 h 34 m

Average

3 h 57 m

Trains per day

4

Distance

289 km

Of the 4 trains that leave Lyon for Basel every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

SNCF | TGV INOUI
07:343h34
Lyon
11:08Basel
£641One-way
0 changes
SNCF | TGV INOUI
04:563h42
Lyon
08:38Basel
£531One-way
0 changes
SNCF | TER
16:184h08
Lyon
20:26Basel
£731One-way
0 changes
SNCF | TER
15:184h27
Lyon
19:45Basel
£691One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Lyon to Basel

distanceDistance179 miles
durationAverage train duration3 h 22 min
priceAverage train ticket price£74 (€82)
frequencyTrain frequency4 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesTGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF TER, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV Lyria, SBB or SNCF (3)

Trains from Lyon to Basel cover the 179 miles long trip taking on average 3 h 22 min with our travel partners like TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF TER, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV Lyria, SBB or SNCF (3). Normally, there are 4 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £74, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £43. Travellers depart most frequently from Lyon Part Dieu and arrive in Basel SBB.

Train providers: TGV INOUI, SNCF TER and SNCF | TGV INOUI trains Lyon to Basel

Buy your official TGV INOUI, SNCF TER and SNCF | TGV INOUI train tickets to Basel from Lyon from £42 with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most popular route.

SBB is Switzerland's main train company and for your next train trip to Basel from Lyon, SBB offers these ticket types: Round-trip Standard Ticket or First Class.

FAQs: Lyon to Basel train

FAQs: Travel by train from Lyon to Basel easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Lyon to Basel.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Lyon to Basel can start from as little as £43 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Lyon to Basel is £74; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Lyon to Basel train time is 3 h 22 min   covering the 179 mile long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Lyon to Basel leaves at 04: 56. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Lyon to Basel leaves at 17: 04.
There are 4 trains a day from Lyon to Basel which require at least one change with TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF TER, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV Lyria, SBB or SNCF (3). Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
Yes, you can take a high-speed train from Lyon to Basel with TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV or SNCF | TGV Lyria. Overall you can travel with the following companies: TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF TER, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV Lyria, SBB or SNCF (3).
Take the Lyon to Basel train with TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF TER, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV Lyria, SBB or SNCF (3). However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the journey from Lyon to Basel as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

When departing from Lyon, you have various train station options to start your route from including Lyon Part Dieu, Gare de Lyon-Perrache and Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV. When arriving in Basel, you can end your journey in train stations like Basel SBB, Basel Bad Bhf and Basel St. Johann.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Lyon Part Dieu, which is located around 2 miles (3.3 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Basel SBB, located 1.3 miles (2.1 km) away from the city centre.

A trip to Basel from Lyon is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 3 h 22 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Lyon to Basel is February.
You have options as you can travel between Lyon and Basel 2 different ways: train or coach.

Important Stations and Airports in Lyon and Basel

Lyon
Basel
Lyon Part Dieu is the most popular Lyon 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 Lyon for your journey to Basel.
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ParkingParking
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Phone Number
+33 184943635
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Wed: 05: 00 - 20: 45 | Thu - Sat: 05: 00 - 21: 45 | Sun: 06: 45 - 21: 45
Public transport options for Lyon Part Dieu
Metro lines: A, B, C, D
Tram lines: T4, K240, T3, K100
Bus lines: 2960, C2, C3, C6, C9
Train lines: TGV, TGV Lyria, TGV INOUI, OUIGO, TER, Intercités, Eurostar, AVE
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
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phone
Phone Number
+33 72401062
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 10: 00 - 18: 00
Public transport options for Gare de Lyon-Perrache
Metro lines: A, B, C, D
Bus lines: 8, 31, 46, 49, 55, 60, 63, S1, C19, C21, C22
Tram lines: 1, 2
Train lines: TGV, TGV INOUI, OUIGO, TER Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, Intercités
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