There are 4 ways to get from Lausanne to Lyon Airport (LYS) by train, bus 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  •  4 h 15 min

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

$59 - $96

Cheapest option

Bus Ouibus  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Lausanne to Annecy 1739
  2. Take the bus from Annecy to Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport Ouibus

$11 - $17

2 alternative options

Bus Eurolines CH  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Lausanne to Lyon

$40 - $51

Drive  •  2 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Lausanne to Lyon Airport (LYS) 130.6 miles

$28 - $45

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Lausanne to Lyon Airport (LYS). However, there are services departing from Lausanne and arriving at Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport via Annecy. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 35 min.

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The distance between Lausanne and Lyon Airport (LYS) is 149 km. The road distance is 209 km.

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The best way to get from Lausanne to Lyon Airport (LYS) without a car is to train which takes 4 h 15 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 15 min to get from Lausanne to Lyon Airport (LYS), including transfers.

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Lausanne to Lyon Airport (LYS) bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Lausanne station.

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The best way to get from Lausanne to Lyon Airport (LYS) is to train which takes 4 h 15 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 35 min.

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Lausanne to Lyon Airport (LYS) bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lausanne to Lyon Airport (LYS) is 209 km. It takes approximately 2 h 8 min to drive from Lausanne to Lyon Airport (LYS).

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Map of how to get from Lausanne to Lyon Airport (LYS).
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  • Distance: 93.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 15 min

What companies run services between Lausanne, Switzerland and Lyon Airport (LYS), France?

You can take a train from Lausanne to Lyon Airport (LYS) via Genève, Lyon Part Dieu, and Lyon Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu in around 4 h 15 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lausanne to Lyon Airport (LYS) via Annecy in around 4 h 35 min.

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 Lausanne to Genève
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$25 - $45
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
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Lausanne to Geneve
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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
$29 - $32
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$29 - $32
1st Class
$35 - $60
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 Lausanne to Annecy
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Lausanne to Annecy
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Book at
eurolines.ch
Bus from Lausanne to Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$25 - $30
Book at
eurolines.ch
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Annecy to Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
Ouibus

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