Trains from
Lyon to Basel SBB

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Lyon to Basel SBB route details

Route overview

Avg. journey time5h 49m
Trains per day1
Fare range€25-€171

First & last trains

First train departs at06:16
Last train departs at21:04

Fastest journey

Fastest route3h 22m
ChangesDirect

Stations

Origin StationLyon
Destination StationBasel SBB

Train times for Tue 1 Aug

12:04
15:26
Lyon
Basel SBB
3h 22m1 change
12:34
17:29
Lyon
Basel SBB
4h 55m2 changes
14:33
18:39
Lyon
Basel SBB
4h 06m1 change
14:36
19:29
Lyon
Basel SBB
4h 53m2 changes
15:34
20:29
Lyon
Basel SBB
4h 55m2 changes

When is the best time to buy tickets?

Buying tickets in advance can save you money. Prices for train journeys from Lyon to Basel SBB start at €70.92 when you book at least 28 days in advance.*

28 days
in advance
Find this ticket!
€70.92
14 days
in advance
€89.58
Avg. single price
On the day
€101.22
Avg. single price

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

The minimum price of a train ticket from Lyon to Basel SBB is €25. To buy train tickets from Lyon to Basel SBB 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 SBB by train?

The average journey time between Lyon and Basel SBB is 5 hours and 49 minutes and the fastest journey time is 3 hours and 22 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 17 trains per day travelling from Lyon to Basel SBB. 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 SBB?

The first train from Lyon to Basel SBB departs at 06:16. The last train from Lyon to Basel SBB departs at 21:04. 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 SBB?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Lyon to Basel SBB without having to change trains. There are 1 direct train from Lyon to Basel SBB. 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 SBB to Lyon.

  • *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 SBB for a typical week day using timetable data for 01/08/2017. 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 11/07/2017 for travel on 13/09/2017 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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