Lyon to Basel train

Cheap train tickets from Lyon to Basel

Showing times and prices for 08 Aug

Cheapest

£57

Average

£91

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cheapest
16:16Lyon Part Dieu4h52 21:08Basel SBB
2 changes
£571One-way
Cheapest
18:16Lyon Part Dieu4h22 22:38Basel SBB
2 changes
£571One-way
Cheapest
10:16Lyon Part Dieu4h52 15:08Basel SBB
2 changes
£571One-way
2nd Cheapest
16:04Lyon Part Dieu3h34 19:38Basel SBB
1 change
£731One-way
18:04Lyon Part Dieu3h21 21:25Basel SBB
1 change
£871One-way

Train schedule Lyon to Basel

Showing trains for tomorrow, Monday, 8 August
06:38Lyon Part Dieu5h18 11:56Basel SBB
2 changes
10:16Lyon Part Dieu4h52 15:08Basel SBB
2 changes
11:34Lyon Part Dieu3h52 15:26Basel SBB
1 change
11:34Lyon Part Dieu3h52 15:26Basel SBB
1 change
12:38Lyon Part Dieu5h17 17:55Basel SBB
2 changes
13:04Lyon Part Dieu6h22 19:26Basel SBB
1 change
16:04Lyon Part Dieu3h34 19:38Basel SBB
1 change
16:16Lyon Part Dieu4h52 21:08Basel SBB
2 changes
18:04Lyon Part Dieu3h21 21:25Basel SBB
1 change
18:16Lyon Part Dieu4h22 22:38Basel SBB
2 changes

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Fastest train times from Lyon to Basel

Showing times and prices for 08 Aug

Fastest Journey

3 h 21 m

Average

4 h 34 m

Trains per day

10

Distance

289 km

It's difficult to get from Lyon to Basel without changing at least once.

Fastest
18:04Lyon Part Dieu3h21 21:25Basel SBB
1 change
£871One-way
2nd Fastest
16:04Lyon Part Dieu3h34 19:38Basel SBB
1 change
£731One-way
11:34Lyon Part Dieu3h52 15:26Basel SBB
1 change
£1131One-way
11:34Lyon Part Dieu3h52 15:26Basel SBB
1 change
£1061One-way
18:16Lyon Part Dieu4h22 22:38Basel SBB
2 changes
£571One-way

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Overview: Train from Lyon to Basel

distanceDistance179 miles
durationAverage train duration3 h 35 min
priceAverage train ticket price£62 (€70)
frequencyTrain frequency5 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesSNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV Lyria, SNCF | TER or SNCF | TGV

Trains from Lyon to Basel cover the 179 miles long trip taking on average 3 h 35 min with our travel partners like SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV Lyria, SNCF | TER or SNCF | TGV. Normally, there are 5 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £57, but the average price of train tickets is £62. Travellers depart most frequently from Lyon Part Dieu and arrive in Basel SBB.

Travel Tips: Trains from Lyon to Basel

Travel by train 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

Travel between Lyon, France and Basel, Switzerland by train is: Fully open.

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

International entry status: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of France

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

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

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

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

  • Physical distance requirement: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

The information above was last checked on 03/08/2022. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Lyon and Basel before travelling.

The restriction level for your return train to Lyon, France from Basel is: Fully open.

Is my return train into Lyon from Basel restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in France from Basel?

Conditions of reentry:

  • There are no current restrictions

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

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

  • Social distancing required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask required: Recommended

Last checked on 07/08/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Lyon from Basel closer to your date of departure here.

You can find a cheap train from Lyon to Basel for some dates and times for as low as £57  one way in the next 7 days.
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket between Lyon and Basel is £62  one way.
The distance from Lyon to Basel by train is approximately 179 miles.
While the time it takes to travel 179 miles to Basel from Lyon can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Lyon to Basel is on average 3 h 35 min.

When taking the train between Lyon and Basel, you can choose to depart from train stations like Lyon Part Dieu, Lyon-Perrache and Lyon Part-Dieu, Gare routière. Your route can end in train stations such as Basel SBB, Basel Bad Bhf and Basel, Birmannsgasse.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Lyon Part Dieu   and arrive in Basel SBB.

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 1.6 miles (2.5 km) away from the city centre.

Take the Lyon to Basel train with SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV Lyria, SNCF | TER or SNCF | TGV. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the route to Basel from Lyon as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
On average, there are 5 trains a day from Lyon to Basel. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The first train from Lyon to Basel leaves at 06: 33   and the last train for this leaves at 16: 34. Omio shows you the latest train from Lyon to Basel timetable to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this trip and save money. If you buy train tickets from Lyon to Basel within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £62 one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from Lyon to Basel a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
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
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+33 72401062
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 10: 00 - 18: 00
Public transport options for 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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