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There are 6 ways to get from Gare de Lyon to Leymen by train, night bus, car, plane or tram

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Train  •  3h 54m

  1. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Basel SBB Tgv

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Night bus, train  •  10h 45m

  1. Take the night bus from Paris to Colmar N759
  2. Take the train from Colmar to Basel Sbb Ter

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Train via Paris Gare De Lyon  •  4h

  1. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Basel Sbb Tgv

Drive  •  5h 23m

  1. Drive from Gare de Lyon to Leymen 539.9 km

Fly to Basel, line 10 tram  •  5h 3m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Basel (BSL) CDG - BSL
  2. Take the line 10 tram from Basel, Bahnhof SBB to Leymen, Station

Fly to Zurich, train, line 10 tram  •  6h 6m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Zurich (ZRH) CDG - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
  3. Take the line 10 tram from Basel, Bahnhof SBB to Leymen, Station

Gare de Lyon to Leymen by train and tram

The journey time between Gare de Lyon and Leymen is around 3h 50m and covers a distance of around 536 km. This includes an average layover time of around 10 min. The fastest journey normally takes 3h 50m. Operated by TGV inOui and BLT, the Gare de Lyon to Leymen service departs from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrives in Leymen, Station. Typically only one service runs weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
3h 40m
Layover time:
10 min
Total time:
3h 50m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
3h 50m
Journey distance:
536 km
Services per week:
1
Cheapest price:
€88
Carbon emissions:
28 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
18:23
Last service departs at:
18:23

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Gare de Lyon to Leymen train and tram schedules

Gare de Lyon → Leymen
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If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 800 130 000

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Leymen is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Leymen is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Leymen is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 130 000.

Last updated: 23 Oct 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Gare de Lyon to Leymen is to night bus and train which costs €40 - €65 and takes 10h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Gare de Lyon to Leymen is to train which costs €85 - €120 and takes 3h 54m.

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No, there is no direct train from Gare de Lyon to Leymen station. However, there are services departing from Paris Gare de Lyon and arriving at Leymen, Station via Basel, Bahnhof SBB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 54m.

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It is 408 km from Gare de Lyon to Leymen. It is approximately 539.9 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Gare de Lyon to Leymen without a car is to train which takes 3h 54m and costs €85 - €120.

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It takes approximately 3h 54m to get from Gare de Lyon to Leymen, including transfers.

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Gare de Lyon to Leymen train services, operated by TGV inOui, depart from Paris Gare de Lyon station.

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The quickest flight from Paris CDG Airport to Basel Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Gare de Lyon to Leymen train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at Basel SBB station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Gare de Lyon to Leymen is 540 km. It takes approximately 5h 23m to drive from Gare de Lyon to Leymen.

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  • Distance: 407.5 km
  • Duration: 3h 54m

What companies run services between Gare de Lyon, Île-de-France, France and Leymen, France?

TGV inOui operates a train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Basel SBB once a week. Tickets cost €80 - €110 and the journey takes 3h 2m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €360
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €360
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €380
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€75 - €360
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€110 - €470
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €380
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€140 - €380
Train operators
TGV inOui

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 Paris Gare de Lyon to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€80 - €110
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€80 - €100
1st Class
€90 - €110
Train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
3h 4m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€80 - €110
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€80 - €100
1st Class
€90 - €110
Train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€24 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€30 - €35
1st Class
€24 - €29
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 Colmar to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€10 - €16
Rail 1st Class
€18 - €26
BLT
Phone
+41 (0) 61 406 11 11
Email
info@blt.ch
Website
blt.ch
Tram from Basel, Bahnhof SBB to Leymen, Station
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€4
Website
BLT
Schedules at
BLT
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€23 - €35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€30 - €55
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Sbb
Website
delfi.de
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
DB Fernverkehr
Website
delfi.de
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
delfi.de
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Paris to Colmar
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€28 - €35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Lufthansa and Air France offer flights from Paris CDG Airport to Basel Airport.

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