There are 5 ways to get from Biel/Bienne to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 3m

  1. Take the train from Biel/Bienne to Genève 5 / ...
  2. Take the train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu Ter / ...

86€ - 156€

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Bus  •  7h 28m

  1. Take the bus from Biel, Biel /Bienne to Lausanne K388 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Lausanne to Lyon

33€ - 41€

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Drive  •  3h 8m

  1. Drive from Biel/Bienne to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu 302.3 km

35€ - 55€

Train to Zurich, fly  •  5h 22m

  1. Take the train from Biel/Bienne to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Lyon (LYS) ZRH - LYS

98€ - 274€

Train, train to Strasbourg, fly  •  5h 53m

  1. Take the train from Biel/Bienne to Basel SBB
  2. Take the train from Gare de Basel-SBB to Gare de Strasbourg
  3. Fly from Strasbourg (SXB) to Lyon (LYS) SXB - LYS

104€ - 439€

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Biel/Bienne to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu is to bus which costs SFr 35 - SFr 45 and takes 7h 28m.

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The quickest way to get from Biel/Bienne to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu is to drive which costs SFr 40 - SFr 60 and takes 3h 8m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Biel/Bienne to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu. However, there are services departing from Biel/Bienne, Zentralplatz and arriving at Lyon via Biel, Biel /Bienne and Lausanne. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 28m.

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No, there is no direct train from Biel/Bienne to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu. However, there are services departing from Biel/Bienne and arriving at Lyon Part Dieu via Geneve. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 3m.

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The distance between Biel/Bienne and Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu is 238 km. The road distance is 302.3 km.

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The best way to get from Biel/Bienne to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu without a car is to train which takes 4h 3m and costs SFr 90 - SFr 180.

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It takes approximately 4h 3m to get from Biel/Bienne to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu, including transfers.

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Biel/Bienne to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Biel, Biel /Bienne station.

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Biel/Bienne to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Biel/Bienne station.

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The best way to get from Biel/Bienne to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu is to train which takes 4h 3m and costs SFr 90 - SFr 180. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 35 - SFr 45 and takes 7h 28m.

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Map of how to get from Biel/Bienne to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu.
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  • Distance: 238.5 km
  • Duration: 4h 3m

What companies run services between Biel/Bienne, Switzerland and Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu, France?

You can take a train from Biel/Bienne to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu via Geneve in around 4h 3m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Biel/Bienne to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu via Biel, Biel /Bienne and Lausanne in around 7h 28m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Strasbourg to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
85€ - 470€
Twin Jet
Website
twinjet.fr
Flights from Zurich to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
190€ - 390€
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

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 Biel/Bienne to Genève
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
45€ - 85€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 75€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Biel/Bienne to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
35€ - 70€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Biel/Bienne to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
26€ - 50€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel Sbb to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 80€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
SNCF

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 Gare de Genève to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
22€ - 45€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
22€ - 26€
1st Class
30€ - 45€
Train from Gare de Basel-SBB to Gare de Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
22€ - 40€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
22€ - 26€
1st Class
35€ - 37€
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Biel, Biel /Bienne to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
8€ - 10€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Biel/Bienne, Stadien/Stades to Lausanne, gare routière
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
8€ - 12€
Website
Swiss PostAuto
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Lausanne to Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
23€ - 28€
Book at
eurolines.ch

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The quickest flight from Zurich Airport to Lyon Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Biel/Bienne to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu bus services, operated by Eurolines CH, arrive at Lyon station.

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Biel/Bienne to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Lyon Part Dieu station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Biel/Bienne to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu is 302 km. It takes approximately 3h 8m to drive from Biel/Bienne to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu.

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Twin Jet offers flights from Zurich Airport to Lyon Airport.

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There are 1371+ hotels available in Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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