There are 8 ways to get from Lyon to Freiburg im Breisgau by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Basel SBB Tgv
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf Ice / ...

$108 - $134

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Bus  •  7 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Freiburg N122 / ...

$16 - $50

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Bus, train  •  8 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Lyon to Basel
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf Ice / ...

$86 - $132

Drive  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Lyon to Freiburg im Breisgau 274.5 miles

$55 - $85

Fly Lyon to Strasbourg, train  •  4 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Strasbourg (SXB) LYS - SXB
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg to Offenburg
  3. Take the train from Offenburg to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf

$103 - $439

Train to Geneva, fly to Zurich, train  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Genève
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Zurich (ZRH) GVA - ZRH
  3. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
  4. Take the train from Basel SBB to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf

$147 - $300

Fly Lyon to Zurich, train  •  6 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Zurich (ZRH) LYS - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf

$126 - $322

Fly Lyon to Metz/Nancy, train  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Metz/Nancy (ETZ) LYS - ETZ
  2. Take the train from Lorraine to Strasbourg
  3. Take the train from Offenburg to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf

$159 - $549

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lyon, Lyon Perrache and arriving at Freiburg. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Lyon to Freiburg im Breisgau. However, there are services departing from Lyon Part Dieu and arriving at Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf via Basel SBB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 24 min.

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The distance between Lyon and Freiburg im Breisgau is 339 km. The road distance is 439.3 km.

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The best way to get from Lyon to Freiburg im Breisgau without a car is to train which takes 4 h 24 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 24 min to get from Lyon to Freiburg im Breisgau, including transfers.

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Lyon to Freiburg im Breisgau bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Lyon, Lyon Perrache station.

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Lyon to Freiburg im Breisgau train services, operated by inOui TGV, depart from Lyon Part Dieu station.

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The best way to get from Lyon to Freiburg im Breisgau is to train which takes 4 h 24 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 7 h 55 min.

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The quickest flight from Lyon Airport to Strasbourg Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Lyon to Freiburg im Breisgau bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Freiburg station.

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Map of how to get from Lyon to Freiburg im Breisgau.
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  • Distance: 211.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 24 min

What companies run services between Lyon, France and Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany?

You can take a train from Lyon to Freiburg im Breisgau via Basel SBB in around 4 h 24 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Lyon to Freiburg im Breisgau 3 times a day. Tickets cost $27 - $50 and the journey takes 7 h 55 min. RegioJet also services this route 3 times a week.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Zurich
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Lyon to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Lyon to Metz/Nancy
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Twin Jet
Website
twinjet.fr
Flights from Lyon to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $410
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Geneva to Zurich
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$85 - $95
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$85 - $95
1st Class
$110 - $160
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$22 - $28
1st Class
$40 - $41
Train from Lorraine to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$31 - $36
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$31 - $36
1st Class
$50 - $60
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 Basel SBB to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.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 Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Basel SBB to Freiburg
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
bahn.de
Train from Offenburg to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
bahn.de
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 Basel Sbb to Freiburg
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. 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 Strasbourg to Offenburg
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Freiburg
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Lyon, de Perrache - Galerie A to Freiburg, Busbahnhof
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Website
regiojet.com
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Lyon to Basel
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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Lyon to Freiburg im Breisgau train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lyon to Freiburg im Breisgau is 439 km. It takes approximately 4 h 2 min to drive from Lyon to Freiburg im Breisgau.

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Hop! offers flights from Lyon Airport to Strasbourg Airport.

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Book your Lyon to Freiburg im Breisgau train tickets online with Loco2 and Loco2.

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Book your Lyon to Freiburg im Breisgau bus tickets online with FlixBus and Distribusion.

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The best way to get from Lyon to Lyon Airport is to Rhonexpress which takes 29 min and costs .

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