Lyon to Zurich train

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Cheap train tickets from Lyon to Zurich

Showing times and prices for 18 Apr

Cheapest

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

Cheapest
SNCF | TGV Lyria
18:034h23
Lyon Part Dieu
22:26Zürich Hbf
£1161One-way
1 change
SNCF | TGV INOUI
16:046h22
Lyon Part Dieu
22:26Zürich Hbf
£1181One-way
1 change
SNCF | TGV INOUI
16:046h22
Lyon Part Dieu
22:26Zürich Hbf
£1181One-way
1 change
SNCF | TER
16:186h08
Lyon Part Dieu
22:26Zürich Hbf
£1241One-way
2 changes
SNCF | TGV INOUI
11:3810h48
Lyon Part Dieu
22:26Zürich Hbf
£1251One-way
1 change

Train timetableLyon to Zurich

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thursday, 18 April
SNCF | TGV INOUI
08:3411h52
Lyon Part Dieu
20:26Zürich Hbf
1 change
SNCF | TGV INOUI
10:0410h22
Lyon Part Dieu
20:26Zürich Hbf
1 change
SNCF | TGV INOUI
11:3810h48
Lyon Part Dieu
22:26Zürich Hbf
1 change
SNCF | TGV INOUI
11:388h48
Lyon Part Dieu
20:26Zürich Hbf
1 change
SNCF | TGV INOUI
11:388h48
Lyon Part Dieu
20:26Zürich Hbf
1 change
SNCF | TGV INOUI
13:047h22
Lyon Part Dieu
20:26Zürich Hbf
3 changes
SNCF | TGV Lyria
13:049h22
Lyon Part Dieu
22:26Zürich Hbf
2 changes
SNCF | TGV INOUI
13:049h22
Lyon Part Dieu
22:26Zürich Hbf
3 changes
SNCF | TGV INOUI
16:046h22
Lyon Part Dieu
22:26Zürich Hbf
1 change
SNCF | TGV INOUI
16:046h22
Lyon Part Dieu
22:26Zürich Hbf
1 change
SNCF | TER
16:186h08
Lyon Part Dieu
22:26Zürich Hbf
2 changes
SNCF | TGV Lyria
18:034h23
Lyon Part Dieu
22:26Zürich Hbf
1 change

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Train times from Lyon to Zurich

Showing times and prices for 18 Apr

Fastest Journey

4 h 23 m

Average

8 h 19 m

Trains per day

12

Distance

335 km

To travel from Lyon to Zurich you need to make at least one change.

Fastest
SNCF | TGV Lyria
18:034h23
Lyon Part Dieu
22:26Zürich Hbf
£1161One-way
1 change
SNCF | TER
16:186h08
Lyon Part Dieu
22:26Zürich Hbf
£1241One-way
2 changes
SNCF | TGV INOUI
16:046h22
Lyon Part Dieu
22:26Zürich Hbf
£1181One-way
1 change
SNCF | TGV INOUI
16:046h22
Lyon Part Dieu
22:26Zürich Hbf
£1181One-way
1 change
SNCF | TGV INOUI
13:047h22
Lyon Part Dieu
20:26Zürich Hbf
£3101One-way
3 changes

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Overview: Train from Lyon to Zurich

distanceDistance208 miles
durationAverage train duration4 h 22 min
priceAverage train ticket price£97 (€108)
frequencyTrain frequency3 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersSNCF | TGV, TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV Lyria, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SBB, SNCF TER, TGV or SNCF (3)

Trains from Lyon to Zurich cover the 208 miles long route taking on average 4 h 22 min with our travel partners like SNCF | TGV, TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV Lyria, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SBB, SNCF TER, TGV or SNCF (3). Normally, there are 3 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £97, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £74. Travellers depart most frequently from Lyon Part Dieu and arrive in Zürich Hbf.

Train companies: SNCF | TGV, TGV INOUI and SNCF | TGV Lyria trains Lyon to Zurich

You can travel by train between Lyon and Zurich with SNCF | TGV, TGV INOUI and SNCF | TGV Lyria for as low as £68. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

SNCF TER is a French train company that operates throughout the country. It offers a variety of train types, including Intercités, TER, TGV, and Ouigo. Intercités are long-distance trains that offer comfortable seating and a variety of onboard amenities. TER trains are regional trains that offer frequent service and are ideal for short trips. TGV trains are high-speed trains that offer the fastest way to travel between cities. Ouigo is a low-cost train service that offers affordable fares. SNCF TER offers a variety of ticket types, including single tickets, return tickets, and group tickets. Onboard facilities include Wi-Fi, power outlets, and a selection of snacks and drinks. The most popular routes for SNCF TER are Paris to Marseille, Paris to Lyon, and Paris to Bordeaux.

    FAQs: Lyon to Zurich train

    FAQs: Travel by train from Lyon 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
    Cheap train tickets from Lyon to Zurich can start from as little as £74 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Lyon to Zurich is £97; 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 Zurich train time is 4 h 22 min   covering the 208 mile long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
    The first train from Lyon to Zurich leaves at 09: 04. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
    The last train from Lyon to Zurich leaves at 17: 04.
    There are 3 trains a day from Lyon to Zurich which require at least one change with SNCF | TGV, TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV Lyria, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SBB, SNCF TER, TGV or SNCF (3). Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
    Yes, you can take a high-speed train from Lyon to Zurich with SNCF | TGV, TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV Lyria or TGV. Overall you can travel with the following companies: SNCF | TGV, TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV Lyria, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SBB, SNCF TER, TGV or SNCF (3).
    For the trip from Lyon to Zurich you can take a train with SNCF | TGV, TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV Lyria, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SBB, SNCF TER, TGV or SNCF (3). Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services between Lyon and Zurich on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

    When departing from Lyon, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Lyon Part Dieu, Gare de Lyon-Perrache and Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV. When arriving in Zurich, you can end your route in train stations like Zürich Hbf, Zurich Airport and Zürich Stadelhofen.

    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 Zürich Hbf, located 1.4 miles (2.2 km) away from the city centre.

    The cheapest month to travel from Lyon to Zurich by train is October.
    It's helpful to compare your options as there are 3 ways to travel to Zurich from Lyon including taking a train, coach or flight.

    Important Stations and Airports in Lyon and Zurich

    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
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    TaxisTaxis
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    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
    Amenities at station
    ATMATM
    TaxisTaxis
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    Amenities at station
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    TaxisTaxis
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    Lyon-Jean-MacéParkingATMTaxisAccessibility
    Amenities at station
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    TaxisTaxis
    AccessibilityAccessibility

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