Trains from
Zürich HB to Lyon

Zürich HB to Lyon route details

Route overview

Avg. journey time5h 24m
Fare range€55-€205

First & last trains

First train departs at00:02
Last train departs at22:03

Fastest journey

Fastest route4h 22m
Changes1 change

Stations

Origin StationZürich HB
Destination StationLyon

Train times for Tue 29 Aug

08:32
13:22
Zürich HB
Lyon
4h 50m1 change
09:32
14:26
Zürich HB
Lyon
4h 54m1 change
09:34
14:44
Zürich HB
Lyon
5h 10m1 change
10:32
15:22
Zürich HB
Lyon
4h 50m1 change
11:34
17:02
Zürich HB
Lyon
5h 28m1 change

When is the best time to buy tickets?

Buying tickets in advance can save you money. Prices for train journeys from Zürich HB to Lyon start at €94.22 when you book at least 28 days in advance.*

28 days
in advance
Find this ticket!
€94.22
14 days
in advance
€97.80
Avg. single price
On the day
€111.41
Avg. single price

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

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

The average journey time between Zürich HB and Lyon is 5 hours and 24 minutes and the fastest journey time is 4 hours and 22 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 19 trains per day travelling from Zürich HB to Lyon. 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 Zürich HB to Lyon?

The first train from Zürich HB to Lyon departs at 00:02. The last train from Zürich HB to Lyon departs at 22:03. 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 Zürich HB and Lyon?

No, it is not possible to travel from Zürich HB to Lyon without having to change trains. To travel from Zürich HB to Lyon 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 Zürich HB?

By train, of course. See trains from Lyon to Zürich HB.

  • *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 Zürich HB to Lyon for a typical week day using timetable data for 29/08/2017. 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 22/07/2017 for travel on 03/10/2017 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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