You can get from Zurich to Lyon by train, bus or flight.
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|Distance||208 miles (335 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus, flight or train|
|Ticket price range||$31 - $143|
|Cheapest mode||Bus • $31 (€25) • 6 h 15 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • $143 (€117) • 3 h 20 min|
|Popular travel companies||Eurolines Switzerland, Air France or SNCF | TGV INOUI|
Take a bus, flight or train to travel 208 miles (335 km) from Zurich to Lyon. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 20 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $31 (€25). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Eurolines Switzerland, Air France or SNCF | TGV INOUI among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Zurich to Lyon.
International travel from Zurich, Switzerland to Lyon, France is: Partially open.
Entry into France is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.
Conditions of entry:
All travelers in France must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 10/15/21; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your upcoming trip from Zurich to Lyon.
The restriction level for your return to Zurich, Switzerland from France is: Partially open.
Entry into Switzerland is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France.
Conditions of reentry into Switzerland:
You should observe these safety measures in Switzerland as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
This information about your return travel to Switzerland was last checked on 10/15/21. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Zurich from Lyon closer to your date of departure here.
There are 3 travel options from Zurich to Lyon: bus, flight or train.
The cheapest way to get from Zurich to Lyon is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $31 (€25) compared to other travel options to Lyon:
A bus is generally $112 (€92) less than a flight for the same route. Taking a flight costs on average $143 (€117) from Zurich to Lyon.
Taking a bus is about $77 (€63) less than taking a train, which costs on average $108 (€88) for this route.
The quickest way to travel from Zurich to Lyon is by flight, which takes on average 3 h 20 min compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:
In comparison, getting to Lyon by bus can take on average 6 h 15 min.
In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 4 h 22 min.
The distance from Zurich to Lyon is approximately 208 miles (335 km).
The average frequency per day from Zurich to Lyon is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Zurich to Lyon as scheduled services by bus, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Zurich to Lyon:
If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Zurich to Lyon, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:
Yes, there are direct services available from Zurich to Lyon with the following travel companies:
Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Lyon as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Zurich to Lyon.
Before traveling from Zurich to Lyon, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:
But we recommend booking Zurich 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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