Lyon to Zürich HB route details

Route overview
Avg. journey time4h 59m
Fare range€55-€228
Distance335km
Train operatorsSBB CFF FFS,
First & last trains
First train departs at06:16
Last train departs at18:34
Fastest journey
Fastest route4h 22m
Changes1 change
Stations
Origin StationLyon
Destination StationZürich HB

Train times for Tue 21 Nov

06:16
11:26
Lyon
Zürich HB
5h 10m2 changes
06:36
11:28
Lyon
Zürich HB
4h 52m1 change
07:08
12:56
Lyon
Zürich HB
5h 48m2 changes
08:34
13:28
Lyon
Zürich HB
4h 54m1 change
10:00
14:26
Lyon
Zürich HB
4h 26m1 change

When is the best time to buy tickets?

Buying tickets in advance can save you money. Prices for train journeys from Lyon to Zürich HB start at €100.55 when you book at least 28 days in advance.*

28 days
in advance
Find this ticket!
€100.55
14 days
in advance
€109.45
Avg. single price
On the day
€124.41
Avg. single price

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

The minimum price of a train ticket from Lyon to Zürich HB is €55.4. To buy train tickets from Lyon to Zürich HB 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 Zürich HB by train?

The average journey time between Lyon and Zürich HB is 4 hours and 59 minutes and the fastest journey time is 4 hours and 22 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 14 trains per day travelling from Lyon to Zürich HB. 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 Zürich HB?

The first train from Lyon to Zürich HB departs at 06:16. The last train from Lyon to Zürich HB 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 Zürich HB?

No, it is not possible to travel from Lyon to Zürich HB without having to change trains. To travel from Lyon to Zürich HB will require a minimum of 1 change. More changes may be necessary on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

How do I get back to Lyon?

By train, of course. See trains from Zürich HB 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 Zürich HB 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 20/08/2017 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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