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Lyon to Basel

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Trains to Basel

Tue 27 Jun

4h 24m1 change
4h 55m2 changes
4h 25m1 change
4h 53m2 changes
4h 55m2 changes

Journey details

Train times

Avg. journey time6h 53m
First train dept06:16
Last train dept22:14

Train info

Fastest route3h 32m
Trains per day1
Fare range€25-€147**


Origin StationLyon
Destination StationBasel
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What is the minimum price of a ticket from Lyon to Basel?

The minimum price of a train ticket from Lyon to Basel is €25. To buy train tickets from Lyon to Basel for the lowest price possible, we recommend that you book your tickets as early as possible. Tickets go on sale usually 3 months in advance, yet in some rare cases this can be up to 6 months. For more precise information on when you can book your tickets or whether there are any promotional sales, click here.

How long does it take to travel from Lyon to Basel by train?

The average journey time between Lyon and Basel is 6 hours and 53 minutes and the fastest journey time is 3 hours and 32 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 23 trains per day travelling from Lyon to Basel. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What time is the first and last train of the day from Lyon to Basel?

The first train from Lyon to Basel departs at 06:16. The last train from Lyon to Basel departs at 22:14. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services. Alternatively, some popular routes may run throughout the night at a reduced frequency. There may also be less services on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Are there direct train services between Lyon and Basel?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Lyon to Basel without having to change trains. There are 1 direct train from Lyon to Basel. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

  • *Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. “14 days in advance” includes days 13 and 15.
  • **The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Lyon to Basel for a typical week day using timetable data for 27/06/2017. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 10/06/2017 for travel on 04/09/2017 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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