You can get from Lyon to Zurich by train, bus or flight.
To get from Lyon to Zurich on Jun 27 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
Find all the dates and times for this journey by train, bus, and flight, .
|Distance||208 miles (335 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus, flight, ferry or train|
|Fastest mode||Flight • $361 (€323) • 3 h 15 min|
|Popular travel companies||Union Ivkoni International, Lufthansa Cityline or SNCF | TGV Lyria|
Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 208 miles (335 km) between Lyon and Zurich. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Union Ivkoni International, Lufthansa Cityline or SNCF | TGV Lyria among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Lyon to Zurich.
Travel between Lyon, France and Zurich, Switzerland is: Fully open.
International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of France.
Conditions of entry into Switzerland:
To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Switzerland has imposed the following measures:
This information was last checked on 6/25/22. 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 Lyon to Zurich.
The restriction level for your return to Lyon, France from Switzerland is: Partially open.
Entry into France is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.
Conditions of reentry into France:
You should observe these safety measures in France as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
This information about your return travel to France was last checked on 6/25/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Lyon from Zurich closer to your date of departure here.
There are 4 ways that you can travel to Zurich from Lyon. You can take a bus, flight, ferry or train.
The cheapest way to get from Lyon to Zurich is by taking a ferry. You can find average ticket prices around $1 (€1) compared to other travel options to Zurich:
Taking a ferry is usually $55 (€49) less than taking a bus to Zurich, which costs on average $55 (€49) for the same trip.
Taking a ferry is usually $361 (€323) less than taking a flight to Zurich, which costs on average $361 (€323) for the same trip.
A ferry is generally $122 (€109) less than a train for the same journey. Taking a train costs on average $122 (€109) from Lyon to Zurich.
The fastest way from Lyon to Zurich is by flight with an average journey time of 3 h 15 min.
There are alternative travel options to Zurich that can usually take longer:
In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 6 h 15 min.
In comparison, getting to Zurich by ferry can take on average 0 h 0 min.
In comparison, going by train can take 4 h 22 min on average.
The Lyon to Zurich distance is around 208 miles (335 km).
The average frequency per day from Lyon to Zurich is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Lyon to Zurich as scheduled services by bus, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Lyon to Zurich:
If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Lyon to Zurich, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:
When planning your trip from Lyon to Zurich, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:
However, we recommend buying tickets from Lyon to Zurich online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.
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