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There are 7 ways to get from Canton of St. Gallen to Gare de Lyon-Jean Macé by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from St. Gallen to Genève 1
  2. Take the train from Gare de Genève to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu Genève - Lyon-Part-Dieu / ...

$141 - $236

Cheapest option

Bus FlixBus  •  8 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from St. Gallen to Lyon, Lyon Perrache 106

$38 - $62

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Bus Eurolines FR  •  8 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from St. Gallen to Lyon

$66 - $106

Drive  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Sankt Gallen to Gare de Lyon-Jean Macé 318.4 miles

$65 - $100

Train to Zurich, fly to Lyon  •  4 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Rapperswil to Zürich HB
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Lyon (LYS) ZRH - LYS

$103 - $274

Train to Zurich, fly to Geneva, train  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Rapperswil to Zürich HB
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Geneva (GVA) ZRH - GVA
  3. Take the train from Gare de Genève to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu

$120 - $245

Train, train to Strasbourg, fly to Lyon  •  6 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Wil SG to Zürich HB
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Strasbourg
  4. Fly from Strasbourg (SXB) to Lyon (LYS) SXB - LYS

$143 - $516

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Canton of St. Gallen to Gare de Lyon-Jean Macé is to bus which costs SFr 35 - SFr 65 and takes 8 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Canton of St. Gallen to Gare de Lyon-Jean Macé is to train and fly which costs SFr 100 - SFr 280 and takes 4 h 46 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Canton of St. Gallen to Gare de Lyon-Jean Macé. However, there are services departing from St. Gallen and arriving at Jean Macé via Gare de Genève and Gare Part-Dieu Vivier Merle. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 28 min.

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The distance between Canton of St. Gallen and Gare de Lyon-Jean Macé is 378 km. The road distance is 509.4 km.

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The best way to get from Canton of St. Gallen to Gare de Lyon-Jean Macé without a car is to train which takes 6 h 28 min and costs SFr 140 - SFr 240.

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It takes approximately 6 h 28 min to get from Canton of St. Gallen to Gare de Lyon-Jean Macé, including transfers.

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Canton of St. Gallen to Gare de Lyon-Jean Macé train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from St. Gallen station.

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The best way to get from Canton of St. Gallen to Gare de Lyon-Jean Macé is to train which takes 6 h 28 min and costs SFr 140 - SFr 240. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 35 - SFr 65 and takes 8 h 1 min.

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

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Canton of St. Gallen to Gare de Lyon-Jean Macé train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu station.

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Map of how to get from Canton of St. Gallen to Gare de Lyon-Jean Macé.
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  • Distance: 236.5 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 28 min

What companies run services between Canton of St. Gallen, Switzerland and Gare de Lyon-Jean Macé, France?

You can take a train from Sankt Gallen to Gare de Lyon-Jean Macé via Genève, Gare de Genève, Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu, and Gare Part-Dieu Vivier Merle in around 6 h 28 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Sankt Gallen to Gare de Lyon-Jean Macé 5 times a week. Tickets cost $29 - $50 and the journey takes 7 h 50 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Strasbourg to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Twin Jet
Website
twinjet.fr
Flights from Zurich to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $430
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Zurich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $400
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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from St. Gallen to Genève
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $200
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Rapperswil to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Wil SG to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. 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
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$28 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $18
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$16 - $18
1st Class
$20 - $35
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from St. Gallen to Lyon, Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from St. Gallen to Lyon
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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Yes, the driving distance between Canton of St. Gallen to Gare de Lyon-Jean Macé is 509 km. It takes approximately 5 h 6 min to drive from Canton of St. Gallen to Gare de Lyon-Jean Macé.

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Twin Jet offers flights from Zurich Airport to Lyon Airport.

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There are 1129+ hotels available in Gare de Lyon-Jean Macé. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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