Lyon to Vienna by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    12hr 23m
  • Distance
    914 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
  • Avg. journey time
    21hr 48m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Lyon to Vienna by train

Fast trains from Lyon to Vienna take around 12 hours and 23 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 914 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Lyon and Vienna.

1. Are there direct trains from Lyon to Vienna?

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

We usually find around 12 departures on the route from Lyon to Vienna every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 14 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Lyon to Vienna?

The Lyon to Vienna train travel time is normally about 12 hours and 23 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Lyon to Vienna train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Vienna is usually scheduled to depart Lyon around 05:50 and the last train is around 18:34. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Lyon around 05:50, and the last at 18:38.

When to book Lyon to Vienna 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 Lyon to Vienna by train.

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Which train companies operate between Lyon and Vienna?

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

  • Eurocity (EC)
  • ICE
  • InterCity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Intercités
  • Meridian
  • Nightjet
  • Railjet
  • Railjet Express
  • Railjet xpress
  • Regional-Express
  • RegionalExpress
  • 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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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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