Vienna to Lyon by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    05:30
  • Last train
    23:25
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    12hr 19m

Travelling from Vienna to Lyon by train

Fast trains from Vienna to Lyon take around 12 hours and 19 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 914 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Vienna and Lyon.

Are there direct trains from Vienna to Lyon?

Journeys between Vienna and Lyon usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 10 departures on the route from Vienna to Lyon every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 7 departures.

How long is the train journey from Vienna to Lyon?

The Vienna to Lyon train travel time is normally about 12 hours and 19 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Vienna to Lyon train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Lyon is usually scheduled to depart Vienna around 05:30 and the last train is around 23:25. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Vienna around 05:30, and the last at 21:35.

When to book Vienna to Lyon train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 5 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Vienna to Lyon by train.

Which train companies operate between Vienna and Lyon?

More than one train company operates on the route from Vienna to Lyon, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Eurocity (EC)
  • ICE
  • InterCity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Intercités
  • Night train
  • Railjet
  • Regional-Express
  • Regionalbahn
  • S-Bahn
  • TGV
  • Train Express Regional

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and rail operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.

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