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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5 h 48 m
5 h 48 m
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It's difficult to get from Lyon to Zurich without changing at least 2 times.
|Distance||208 miles (335 km)|
|Average train duration||4 h 22 min|
|Average train ticket price||£95 (€107)|
|Train frequency||7 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 7 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||SNCF | 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 between Lyon, France and Zurich, Switzerland by train is: Fully open.
International entry status: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of France
Conditions of entry:
When travelling in Switzerland, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:
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.
The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Zurich to Lyon is: Partially open
Reentry to France is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
What are the entry requirements?
The government of France has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
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.
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.
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.
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