You can get from Lyon to Basel by train, bus or flight.
To get from Lyon to Basel on 22 May we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
Find all the dates and times for this journey by train, bus, and flight, .
|Distance||179 miles (289 km)|
|Available travel modes||Coach or train|
|Ticket price range||£30 - £39|
|Cheapest mode||Coach • £30 • 6 h 30 min|
|Fastest mode||Train • £39 • 3 h 21 min|
|Popular travel companies||Union Ivkoni International or SNCF | TGV INOUI|
Travel 179 miles (289 km) by coach or train to Basel from Lyon. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 21 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £30. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Union Ivkoni International or SNCF | TGV INOUI among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Lyon to Basel.
Travel from Lyon, France to Basel, Switzerland is: Fully open.
International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of France.
The government of Switzerland has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
The above information was last verified on 09/05/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Basel from Lyon closer to your planned date of departure here.
Return travel to Lyon, France from Switzerland is: Partially open.
Entry into France is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.
Requirements for reentering France:
All travellers must abide by the following measures in France to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:
The above information about your return travel to Lyon, France was last verified on 20/05/2022. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to your planned date of travel to Lyon from Basel.
There are 2 travel options from Lyon to Basel: coach or train.
Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Lyon to Basel. Tickets for a coach cost on average £30.
This is compared to other travel options to Basel:
A coach is about £9 less than a train, which costs on average £39 for this trip.
The fastest way to get to Basel from Lyon is by train with an average travel time of 3 h 21 min.
There are alternative travel options to Basel that can usually take longer:
In comparison, going by coach can take 6 h 30 min on average.
The distance from Lyon to Basel is approximately 179 miles (289 km).
The average frequency per day from Lyon to Basel is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Lyon and Basel as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Lyon to Basel:
If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Lyon to Basel, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:
When planning your trip from Lyon to Basel, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:
However, we recommend buying tickets to Basel from Lyon online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.