Cheap train tickets from Lyon to Zurich

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£99

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£99

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.

The average ticket from Lyon to Zurich will cost around £ 99 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 99.

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07:08Lyon5h48 12:56Zürich HB
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£991One-way

Train schedule Lyon to Zurich

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Fastest train times from Lyon to Zurich

Showing times and prices for 29 May

Fastest Journey

5 h 48 m

Average

5 h 48 m

Trains per day

1

Distance

335 km

It's difficult to get from Lyon to Zurich without changing at least 2 times.

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07:08Lyon5h48 12:56Zürich HB
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£991One-way

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Overview: Train from Lyon to Zurich

distanceDistance208 miles (335 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 22 min
priceAverage train ticket price£95 (€107)
frequencyTrain frequency7 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 7 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersSNCF | TER, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV Lyria or SNCF | TGV INOUI

Trains from Lyon to Zurich cover the 208 miles (335 km) long trip taking on average 4 h 22 min with our travel partners like SNCF | TER, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV Lyria or SNCF | TGV INOUI. Normally, there are 7 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £95, but the average price of train tickets is £95. Travellers depart most frequently from Lyon Part Dieu and arrive in Zürich HB.

Travel Tips: Trains from Lyon to Zurich

Travel by train to Zurich 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 Zurich.
FAQs

Are there any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by train between Lyon and Zurich?

Travel between Lyon, France and Zurich, 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:

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

What are the safety rules to follow in Zurich, 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 23/05/2022. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Zurich from Lyon before travelling.

What COVID restrictions are there for my return journey by train to Lyon, France from Zurich, Switzerland?

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

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

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

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

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 48 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Health declaration required

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:

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

Last verified on 26/05/2022. 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 Zurich to Lyon train here.

How much does a cheap train between Lyon and Zurich cost?

Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest train from Lyon to Zurich for the next 7 days starting from £95  one way.

How much does the train from Lyon to Zurich cost on average?

The Lyon to Zurich train ticket price is on average £95  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this trip in the next week.

What is the distance between Lyon and Zurich by train?

The train distance from Lyon to Zurich is around 208 miles (335 km).

How long is the train journey from Lyon to Zurich?

The Lyon to Zurich train duration is on average 4 h 22 min, which is to be expected when travelling 208 miles (335 km) between Lyon and Zurich. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.

What is the departure train station in Lyon and arrival train station in Zurich?

Some of the Lyon train stations to Zurich you can start your journey from include Lyon Part Dieu, Lyon-Perrache and Lyon Part-Dieu, Gare routière. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Zurich include Zürich HB, Zürich Stadelhofen and Zürich Oerlikon.

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

Where is the train station in Lyon to go to Zurich? Where is the train station in Zurich located?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Lyon Part Dieu and travel around 2 miles (3.3 km) from the city centre to this train station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Zürich HB and need to travel approximately 1.4 miles (2.2 km) from the train station to the city centre in Zurich.

Which train companies can get me from Lyon to Zurich?

If you're looking for trains from Lyon to Zurich, you can rely on SNCF | TER, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV Lyria or SNCF | TGV INOUI to get you to Zurich. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Lyon to Zurich route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

How many train services are there from Lyon to Zurich a day?

On average, there are 7 trains a day from Lyon to Zurich. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

What are the first and last departure train times from Lyon to Zurich?

You can take the first train from Lyon to Zurich at 04: 38   or take the last train from Lyon to Zurich leaving at 17: 04. Look for the latest Lyon Zurich train times on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this journey.

How early should I purchase Lyon to Zurich train tickets to get the best deals?

If you buy a train ticket from Lyon to Zurich within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £95 one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets between Lyon and Zurich are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Lyon
Zurich
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 Zurich.
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