There are 5 ways to get from Geneva to Lyon by train, bus, rideshare or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  2 h

  1. Take the train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv

$30 - $50

Cheapest option

Bus FlixBus  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Geneva to Lyon, Lyon Perrache 106 / ...

$5 - $14

3 alternative options

Bus Isilines  •  3 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Genève, Bel-Air to St-Julien-en-G., SNCF D
  2. Take the bus from Saint-Julien-en-Genevois to Lyon

$14 - $18

Rideshare  •  2 h 3 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Genève to Lyon 94 miles

$11

Drive  •  1 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Geneva to Lyon 94.4 miles

$20 - $30

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Geneva to Lyon is to bus which costs SFr 5 - SFr 14 and takes 2 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Geneva to Lyon is to drive which costs SFr 20 - SFr 30 and takes 1 h 36 min.

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The distance between Geneva and Lyon is 112 km. The road distance is 151 km.

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The train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu takes 2 h including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Geneva and arriving at Lyon, Lyon Perrache. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 20 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Genève and arriving at Lyon Part Dieu. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h.

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Map of how to get from Geneva to Lyon.
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  • Distance: 70.2 miles
  • Duration: 2 h

What companies run services between Geneva, Switzerland and Lyon, France?

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Geneva to Lyon every 4 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 2 h. TGV also services this route once daily. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Geneva to Lyon 4 times a day. Tickets cost $8 - $14 and the journey takes 2 h 20 min. Three other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
Bus operators
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Geneva to Lyon, Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Genève to Lyon Gare de Perrache
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $22
Book at
eurolines.ch
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Geneva - Bus station to Lyon - Perrache Bus station
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Ouibus
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Ženeva, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere to Lyon, de Perrache - Galerie A
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
tpg
Website
tpg.ch
Bus from Genève, Bel-Air to St-Julien-en-G., SNCF
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
tpg.ch
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Saint-Julien-en-Genevois to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
isilines.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Genève to Lyon
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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