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Overview: Train from Lausanne to Lyon

distanceDistance100 miles (161 km)
priceAverage train ticket price$109 (€91)
frequencyTrain frequency10 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 10 direct trains a day

Trains from Lausanne to Lyon cover the 100 miles (161 km) long trip taking on average 6 h 54 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $109 (€91), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $109 (€91). Travelers depart most frequently from Lausanne and arrive in Lyon Part Dieu.

Travel Tips: Trains from Lausanne to Lyon

Travel by train to Lyon easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Lausanne to Lyon.
FAQs

Are there any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by train between Lausanne and Lyon?

Travel by train between Lausanne, Switzerland and Lyon, France is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Lyon from Lausanne restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in France from Lausanne?

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be tested. A positive test will result in mandatory quarantine

What are the safety rules to follow in Lyon, France?

The government of France has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

The above information was last checked on 1/23/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Lausanne and Lyon closer to your date of departure here

What are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip to Switzerland from Lyon, France?

Return travel from France to Switzerland is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Lausanne from Lyon?

Entry into Switzerland is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Switzerland from Lyon?

Requirements for reentering:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • COVID-19 test required after arrival, between day 4 and day 7
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Lausanne, Switzerland?

The government of Switzerland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

Last checked on 1/20/22. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Lausanne from Lyon.

How much are cheap trains between Lausanne and Lyon?

Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest train to Lyon from Lausanne for the next 7 days starting from $109 (€91)  one way.

What is the cost of a train between Lausanne and Lyon?

The Lausanne to Lyon train ticket price is on average $109 (€91)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this route in the next week.

How many miles is it from Lausanne to Lyon by train?

When traveling this route you should expect the distance to Lyon from Lausanne by train to be approximately 100 miles (161 km).

What is the Lausanne to Lyon train travel time?

On average the Lausanne to Lyon train travel time is 6 h 54 min  for the 100 miles (161 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

Which train station from Lausanne to Lyon do I depart from? Which Lyon train station from Lausanne do I arrive in?

When taking the train between Lausanne and Lyon, you can choose to depart from train stations like Lausanne, Lausanne, Closelet and Lausanne, Grattapaille. Your trip can end in train stations such as Lyon Part Dieu, Lyon-Perrache and Lyon Part-Dieu, Gare routière.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Lausanne   and arrive in Lyon Part Dieu.

Where do I find the Lausanne train station to Lyon? Where is the Lyon train station?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, Lausanne, located approximately 0.2 miles (311 m) from the city center of Lausanne. The most popular arrival train station in Lyon, called Lyon Part Dieu, is located around 1.1 miles (1.8 km) away from its city center.

How many trains per day are there from Lausanne to Lyon?

The average number of trains departing Lausanne for Lyon is 10 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

What are the first and last departure train times from Lausanne to Lyon?

The first Lausanne to Lyon train departs at 6: 23 AM   and the last train from Lausanne to Lyon leaves at 3: 23 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Lausanne to Lyon on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

How far in advance should I purchase train tickets between Lausanne and Lyon for the best deals?

You can find trains between Lausanne and Lyon to cost on average $109 (€91) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your route. You’ll see tickets for the Lausanne to Lyon train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Lausanne
Lyon
Lausanne is the most popular Lausanne railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Lausanne for your trip to Lyon.