Duration 2h 29m
Distance 140.9 km
Average price SFr 45
Frequency 10/day

Trip overview

The average train between Lyon and CERN takes 2h 29m and the fastest train takes 2h 23m. The train service runs several times per day from Lyon to CERN. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train

  1. Lyon Part Dieu
  2. CERN
2h 26m
SFr 30 - SFr 52

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Want to know about travelling from Lyon to CERN? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

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No, there is no direct train from Lyon to CERN. However, there are services departing from Lyon Part Dieu and arriving at Meyrin, CERN via Genève, Cornavin. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 26m.

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The distance between Lyon and CERN is 108 km. The road distance is 140.9 km.

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Lyon to CERN train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Lyon Part Dieu station.

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Lyon to CERN train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Geneve station.

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There are 537+ hotels available in CERN. Prices start at SFr 87 per night.

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What companies run services between Lyon and CERN?

SNCF operates a train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve every 3 hours. Tickets cost SFr 26 - SFr 45 and the journey takes 1h 58m. Two other operators also service this route.
Train operators
SNCF
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
SFr 26 - SFr 45

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
SFr 26 - SFr 45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
SFr 26 - SFr 31
1st Class
SFr 42 - SFr 45
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 95

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Lyon-Part-Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 95
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
TGV inOui
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 50

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 50
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
SFr 40 - SFr 50
1st Class
SFr 35 - SFr 45

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