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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.More details
The distance between Lyon and CERN is 108 km. The road distance is 140.9 km.Get driving directions
Lyon to CERN train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Lyon Part Dieu station.More details
Lyon to CERN train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Geneve station.More details
There are 537+ hotels available in CERN. Prices start at SFr 87 per night.More details
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.
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.
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.
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