Route overview
Avg. journey time2h 31m
Trains per day8
Fare range€7-€100
Train operatorsALSA, eurolines_france, flixbus, idbus, TGV Lyria
First & last trains
First train departs at06:37
Last train departs at20:36
Fastest journey
Fastest route1h 44m
Origin StationLyon
Destination StationGeneva

Train times for Tue 27 Mar

2h 03mDirect
3h 37m1 change
5h 02m2 changes
1h 58mDirect
1h 44mDirect

When is the best time to buy tickets?

Buying tickets in advance can save you money. Prices for train journeys from Lyon to Geneva start at €33.51 when you book at least 28 days in advance.*

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

The minimum price of a train ticket from Lyon to Geneva is €7.1. To buy train tickets from Lyon to Geneva 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 Geneva by train?

The average journey time between Lyon and Geneva is 2 hours and 31 minutes and the fastest journey time is 1 hour and 44 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 15 trains per day travelling from Lyon to Geneva. 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 Geneva?

The first train from Lyon to Geneva departs at 06:37. The last train from Lyon to Geneva departs at 20:36. 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 Geneva?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Lyon to Geneva without having to change trains. There are 8 direct trains from Lyon to Geneva. 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 Geneva 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 Geneva for a typical week day using timetable data for 27/03/2018. 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 23/12/2017 for travel on 23/12/2017 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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