There are 11 ways to get from Lyon to Austria by plane, train, bus, night train 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

Fly Lyon to Vienna  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Vienna (VIE) LYS - VIE

$90 - $270

Cheapest option

Bus Eurolines CH  •  19 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus station to Geneva - Bus station Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Geneva to Vienna

$89 - $121

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Fly Lyon to Salzburg  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Salzburg (SZG) LYS - SZG

$142 - $407

Fly Lyon to Innsbruck  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Innsbruck (INN) LYS - INN

$139 - $588

Fly Lyon to Munich, train  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Munich (MUC) LYS - MUC
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf

$130 - $300

Train to Geneva, fly to Vienna  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Vienna (VIE) GVA - VIE

$100 - $279

Train  •  13 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Strasbourg Tgv
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg to Stuttgart Hbf Tgv / ...
  3. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Salzburg Hbf Ec / ...
  4. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Wien Westbahnhof Wb

$253 - $348

Train via Karlsruhe Hbf  •  14 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Strasbourg Tgv
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg to Karlsruhe Hbf Tgv / ...
  3. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Salzburg Hbf Ic
  4. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Wien Westbahnhof Wb

$254 - $358

Bus Eurolines FR  •  18 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Lyon to Vienna

$142 - $197

Train, night train  •  15 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve 7-Y / ...
  2. Take the train from Genève to Zürich HB 1 / ...
  3. Take the night train from Zürich HB to Wien Meidling En / ...

$247 - $428

Drive  •  11 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Lyon to Vienna 720.9 miles

$150 - $230

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The cheapest way to get from Lyon to Austria is to bus which costs 75€ - 110€ and takes 19 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lyon to Austria is to fly which costs 75€ - 230€ and takes 4 h 43 min.

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The distance between Lyon and Austria is 659 km. The road distance is 1153.4 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 43 min to get from Lyon to Austria, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Lyon, France and Austria?

Austrian Airlines, easyJet and two other airlines fly from Lyon to Vienna every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Lyon to Vienna via Strasbourg, Stuttgart Hbf, Salzburg Hbf, Wien Westbahnhof, and Westbahnhof in around 13 h 53 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Lyon to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Lyon to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Lyon to Salzburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Lyon to Salzburg via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Lyon to Innsbruck via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Lyon to Innsbruck via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Lyon to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $340
Flights from Lyon to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $340
Flights from Geneva to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Geneva to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Lyon to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Lyon to Salzburg via Vienna
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from Lyon to Innsbruck via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Geneva to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Vienna via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lyon to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Lyon to Vienna via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Lyon to Munich via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $400
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Lyon to Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $500
Flights from Lyon to Salzburg via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $480
Flights from Lyon to Innsbruck via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Lyon to Salzburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,800
Flights from Lyon to Salzburg via Olbia
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,800
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Lyon to Salzburg via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,800
Flights from Geneva to Vienna via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$95 - $450
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Lyon to Salzburg via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Geneva to Vienna via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $3,700
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Strasbourg to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
bahn.de
Train from Strasbourg to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Website
bahn.de
SNCF
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Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Lyon-Part-Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $160
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Night train from Zürich HB to Wien Meidling
Ave. Duration
8 h 47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $220
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
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
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $110
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $110
1st Class
$130 - $190
Train from Strasbourg to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
Train from Strasbourg to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $26
1st Class
$38 - $40
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Website
oebb.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Wien Westbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Salzburg, Salzburg to Vienna, Vienna Europaplatz
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Lyon to Vienna
Ave. Duration
18 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$130 - $200
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus station to Geneva - Bus station
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Geneva to Vienna
Ave. Duration
16 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Book at
eurolines.ch

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