There are 7 ways to get from Interlaken to Lyon by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Interlaken West to Bern Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Bern to Genève 1 / ...
  3. Take the train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv

$87 - $158

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Bus  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Interlaken, Interlaken West to Fribourg 417
  2. Take the bus from Fribourg Poya to Lyon

$33 - $44

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Train via Fribourg/Freiburg  •  7 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Thun to Fribourg/Freiburg 1
  2. Take the train from Fribourg/Freiburg to Genève 1 / ...
  3. Take the train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv

$104 - $180

Drive  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Interlaken to Lyon 228.9 miles

$45 - $75

Train, train to Zurich, fly  •  6 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Interlaken West to Bern
  2. Take the train from Bern to Zürich Flughafen
  3. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Lyon (LYS) ZRH - LYS

$135 - $340

Train, train to Strasbourg, fly  •  6 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Interlaken West to Basel SBB
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Strasbourg
  3. Fly from Strasbourg (SXB) to Lyon (LYS) SXB - LYS

$144 - $519

Train, bus to Milan Malpensa, fly  •  7 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Spiez to Domodossola
  2. Take the bus from Domodossola, Stazione to Malpensa, aeroporto
  3. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Lyon (LYS) MXP - LYS

$147 - $369

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Interlaken to Lyon. However, there are services departing from Interlaken, Interlaken West and arriving at Lyon via Fribourg Poya. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Interlaken to Lyon. However, there are services departing from Interlaken West and arriving at Lyon Part Dieu via Bern and Genève. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 53 min.

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The distance between Interlaken and Lyon is 254 km. The road distance is 366.3 km.

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The best way to get from Interlaken to Lyon without a car is to train which takes 5 h 53 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 53 min to get from Interlaken to Lyon, including transfers.

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Interlaken to Lyon bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Interlaken, Interlaken West station.

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Interlaken to Lyon train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Interlaken West station.

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The best way to get from Interlaken to Lyon is to train which takes 5 h 53 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 7 h 25 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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Interlaken to Lyon bus services, operated by Eurolines CH, arrive at Lyon station.

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Map of how to get from Interlaken to Lyon.
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  • Distance: 158.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 53 min

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

You can take a train from Interlaken to Lyon via Bern and Genève in around 5 h 53 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Interlaken to Lyon via Fribourg and Fribourg Poya in around 7 h 25 min.

Airlines
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Strasbourg to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $500
Twin Jet
Website
twinjet.fr
Flights from Zurich to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $430
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 Interlaken West to Bern
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
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
$23 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Fribourg/Freiburg to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Interlaken West to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $95
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
Train from Spiez to Domodossola
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $32
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$29 - $32
1st Class
$35 - $60
BLS AG
Phone
+41 58 327 32 71
Website
bls.ch
Train from Thun to Fribourg/Freiburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bls.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Spiez to Domodossola
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bls.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Interlaken, Interlaken West to Fribourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Fribourg Poya to Lyon
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$28 - $35
Book at
eurolines.ch
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Domodossola, Stazione to Malpensa, aeroporto
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Autoservizi Comazzi srl
Phone
0322 844 862
Email
comazzi@comazzibus.com
Website
comazzibus.com
Bus from Domodossola to Malpensa Airport T1
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $18
Schedules at
comazzibus.com

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Interlaken to Lyon train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Lyon Part Dieu station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Interlaken to Lyon is 366 km. It takes approximately 3 h 45 min to drive from Interlaken to Lyon.

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Twin Jet offers flights from Zurich Airport to Lyon Airport.

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