Trains from
Lyon to Basel

Lyon to Basel route details

Route overview
Avg. journey time4h 30m
Trains per day1
Fare range€26-€225
Distance290km
Train operatorsALSA, flixbus, idbus,
First & last trains
First train departs at06:16
Last train departs at18:34
Fastest journey
Fastest route3h 22m
ChangesDirect
Stations
Origin StationLyon
Destination StationBasel

Train times for Tue 21 Nov

10:00
12:52
Lyon
Basel
3h 26m1 change
10:16
12:22
Lyon
Basel
4h 53m2 changes
12:04
13:37
Lyon
Basel
3h 22m1 change
12:27
13:29
Lyon
Basel
6h 02m3 changes
14:33
18:00
Lyon
Basel
4h 06m1 change

What is the minimum price of a ticket from Lyon to Basel?

The minimum price of a train ticket from Lyon to Basel is €26. 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 4 hours and 30 minutes and the fastest journey time is 3 hours and 22 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 13 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 18:34. 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.

How do I get back to Lyon?

By train, of course. See trains from Basel to Lyon.

  • **The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Lyon to Basel for a typical week day using timetable data for 21/11/2017. 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 19/08/2017 for travel on 24/08/2017 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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