You can get from Lyon to Zurich by train, bus or flight.
To get from Lyon to Zurich on 18 Aug we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
Find all the dates and times for this journey by train, bus, and flight, .
|Available travel modes||Coach, flight, ferry or train|
|Ticket price range||£31 - £287|
|Cheapest mode||Coach • £31 • 6 h 15 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • £287 • 3 h 15 min|
|Popular travel companies||Union Ivkoni International, Swiss or SNCF | TGV Lyria|
Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 208 miles from Lyon to Zurich. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £31. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Union Ivkoni International, Swiss or SNCF | TGV Lyria among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight or train from Lyon to Zurich.
Travel from Lyon, France to Zurich, 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 03/08/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Zurich from Lyon closer to your planned date of departure here.
The restriction level for your return to Lyon, France from Switzerland is: Fully open.
Entry into France is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.
Conditions of reentry into France:
You should observe these safety measures in France as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
This information about your return travel to France was last checked on 08/08/2022. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Lyon from Zurich closer to your date of departure here.
There are 4 ways to get from Lyon to Zurich: coach, flight, ferry or train.
The cheapest way from Lyon to Zurich is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £31 compared to other travel options to Zurich:
A coach is generally £257 less than a flight for the same journey. A flight costs on average £287 from Lyon to Zurich.
A coach is generally £58 less than a train for the same trip. A train costs on average £89 from Lyon to Zurich.
The fastest way to get to Zurich from Lyon is by flight with an average travel time of 3 h 15 min.
There are alternative travel options to Zurich that can usually take longer:
In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 6 h 15 min.
In comparison, going by train can take 4 h 22 min on average.
You should expect to travel around 208 miles from Lyon to Zurich.
The average frequency per day from Lyon to Zurich is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Lyon to Zurich as scheduled services by coach, flight, ferry 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 Zurich:
If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Lyon to Zurich, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:
Yes, there are direct routes from Lyon to Zurich with the following travel companies:
As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Zurich tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase tickets for this trip.
Before travelling from Lyon to Zurich, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:
But we recommend booking Lyon to Zurich tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.
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