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Train Information from Zurich to Lyon

distanceDistance208 miles (335 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 22 min
priceAverage train ticket price$134 (€109)
frequencyTrain frequency10 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 10 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesSNCF | TGV Lyria, SNCF | TGV Lyria, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV INOUI or SNCF | TGV

Trains from Zurich to Lyon cover the 208 miles (335 km) long journey taking on average 4 h 22 min with our travel partners like SNCF | TGV Lyria, SNCF | TGV Lyria, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV INOUI or SNCF | TGV. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $134 (€109), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $128 (€104). Travelers depart most frequently from Zürich HB and arrive in Lyon Part Dieu.

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Trains from Zurich to Lyon
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FAQs
Are there COVID-19 travel restrictions for trains to Lyon from Zurich?

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

Is international entry into Lyon from Zurich 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 Zurich?

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required

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 10/27/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Lyon from Zurich closer to your date of departure here

Do I need to quarantine when I return to Switzerland from Lyon, France?

Return travel from France to Switzerland is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Zurich 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:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Zurich, 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 10/23/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Zurich from Lyon.

How much do cheap trains between Zurich and Lyon cost?
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets from Zurich to Lyon for as low as $128 (€104)  for the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a train between Zurich and Lyon?
The Zurich to Lyon train ticket price is on average $134 (€109)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this journey in the next week.
How far is Zurich to Lyon by train?
When traveling this route you should expect the distance to Lyon from Zurich by train to be approximately 208 miles (335 km).
How long is the train ride to Lyon from Zurich?
The train time to Lyon from Zurich is on average 4 h 22 min  for the 208 miles (335 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Zurich and Lyon by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What train station in Zurich goes to Lyon? What train station do I come into Lyon from Zurich?

Some of the Zurich train stations to Lyon you can start your journey from include Zürich HB, Zürich Stadelhofen and Zürich, Central Bus Station. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Lyon include Lyon Part Dieu, Lyon-Perrache and Lyon Part-Dieu Gare routière.

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Zürich HB   and arriving in Lyon Part Dieu.

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

You can find the most popular departure train station for this route, Zürich HB, located approximately 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center of Zurich. The most popular arrival train station in Lyon, called Lyon Part Dieu, is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from its city center.

Which train companies can get me from Zurich to Lyon?
When taking a train from Zurich to Lyon, you can count on SNCF | TGV Lyria, SNCF | TGV Lyria, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV INOUI or SNCF | TGV for the best way to get you to Lyon. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service from Zurich to Lyon and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
How many trains are there between Zurich and Lyon a day?
On average, there are 10 trains a day from Zurich to Lyon. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
What time is the earliest train from Zurich to Lyon? What time is the last train from Zurich to Lyon?
The earliest train departing from Zurich to Lyon leaves at 9: 59 AM. The last train departing from Zurich to Lyon leaves at 12: 34 PM. You can find the latest Zurich to Lyon train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
How far in advance should I buy train tickets to Lyon from Zurich for the best deals?
If you buy a train ticket from Zurich to Lyon within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $134 (€109) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets from Zurich to Lyon are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Zurich
Lyon
Zürich HB is the most popular Zurich 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 Zurich for your trip to Lyon.