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Travel Information to Lyon from Le Grand-Saconnex

distanceDistance69 miles (112 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$6 - $37
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $6 (€5) • 15 min
fastestFastest modeBus • $6 (€5) • 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus or SNCF | TER

Travel 69 miles (112 km) by bus or train from Le Grand-Saconnex to Lyon. If speed is a priority, then a bus is the best option with an average duration of 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $6 (€5). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are BlaBlaCar Bus or SNCF | TER among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Le Grand-Saconnex to Lyon.

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Is cross-border travel to Lyon, France from Le Grand-Saconnex, Switzerland currently allowed?

Travel between Le Grand-Saconnex, Switzerland and Lyon, France is: Partially open.

Can travelers from Switzerland enter France?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Lyon from Le Grand-Saconnex?

Conditions of entry into France:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Lyon, France?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of France has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 9/26/21. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey from Le Grand-Saconnex to Lyon.

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Switzerland from Lyon, France?

The restriction level for your return to Le Grand-Saconnex, Switzerland from France is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Le Grand-Saconnex from Lyon restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Le Grand-Saconnex from Lyon?

Conditions of reentry into Switzerland:

  • 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 coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Le Grand-Saconnex, Switzerland?

You should observe these safety measures in Switzerland as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to Switzerland was last checked on 9/23/21. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Le Grand-Saconnex from Lyon closer to your date of departure here.

How do I go from Le Grand-Saconnex to Lyon?

There are 2 ways to travel to Lyon from Le Grand-Saconnex including taking a bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to go from Le Grand-Saconnex to Lyon?

The cheapest way to travel between Le Grand-Saconnex and Lyon is by taking a bus with an average price of $6 (€5).

This is compared to other travel options to Lyon:

A bus is generally $31 (€24) less than a train for the same trip. Taking a train costs on average $37 (€29) from Le Grand-Saconnex to Lyon.

What is the fastest way to get from Le Grand-Saconnex to Lyon?

The fastest way from Le Grand-Saconnex to Lyon is by bus with an average journey time of 15 min.

There are alternative travel options to Lyon that can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Lyon by train can take on average 1 h 52 min.

How far is Lyon from Le Grand-Saconnex?

The Le Grand-Saconnex to Lyon distance is around 69 miles (112 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Le Grand-Saconnex to Lyon?

The average frequency per day from Le Grand-Saconnex to Lyon is:

  • Around 10 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Lyon from Le Grand-Saconnex as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

When traveling to Lyon from Le Grand-Saconnex, where do I depart from Le Grand-Saconnex and where do I arrive in Lyon?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Le Grand-Saconnex to Lyon:

  • Buses most often depart from Le Grand-Saconnex at Grand-Saconnex, Genève Aéroport and arrive in Lyon at Lyon, Gare Perrache.
  • Trains mostly depart from Grand-Saconnex, Crêts-Morillon and arrive in Lyon Part Dieu.
Which travel operators can get me to Lyon from Le Grand-Saconnex?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Le Grand-Saconnex to Lyon:

  • You can go to Lyon from Le Grand-Saconnex by bus with BlaBlaCar Bus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $6 (€5) with BlaBlaCar Bus from Le Grand-Saconnex to Lyon on Omio.
  • You can take a train from Le Grand-Saconnex to Lyon with SNCF | TER. Cheap tickets can be found for $37 (€29) with SNCF | TER from Le Grand-Saconnex to Lyon.
What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Le Grand-Saconnex to Lyon?
Omio customers who travel from Le Grand-Saconnex to Lyon often also extend their vacation to go to Paris, Geneva or Barcelona. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Lyon and these popular destinations at a great price.
How far in advance should I buy tickets between Le Grand-Saconnex and Lyon online to get the best deals?

Before traveling from Le Grand-Saconnex to Lyon, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket costs $6 (€5) one way on average for this route.
  • A train ticket for this journey costs on average $37 (€29) one way.

But we recommend booking Le Grand-Saconnex to Lyon tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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