Zurich to Lyon by train
Travelling from Zurich to Lyon by train
Fast trains from Zurich to Lyon take around 4 hours and 22 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 338 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Zurich and Lyon.
1. Are there direct trains from Zurich to Lyon?
Journeys between Zurich and Lyon usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 34 departures on the route from Zurich 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 31 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Zurich to Lyon?
The Zurich to Lyon train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 22 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Zurich to Lyon train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Lyon is usually scheduled to depart Zurich around 05:19 and the last train is around 00:02.
This is the same at the weekend.
What's the Zurich to Lyon train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Zurich to Lyon are $85.58.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $120 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $121. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Zurich to Lyon train tickets?
Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 6 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 Zurich to Lyon by train.
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Which train companies operate between Zurich and Lyon?
More than one train company operates on the route from Zurich to Lyon, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Inter City
- Intercity-Express (ICE)
- 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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