There are 4 ways to get from Lyon to Geneva by bus, train, car or rideshare

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

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Bus  •  1 h 45 min

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

$6 - $15

3 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve Tgv / ...

$30 - $50

Drive  •  1 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Lyon to Geneva 93.4 miles

$20 - $29

Rideshare  •  1 h 58 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Lyon to Genève 94.6 miles

$10 - $15

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lyon to Geneva is to bus which costs 5€ - 13€ and takes 1 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lyon to Geneva is to drive which takes 1 h 36 min and costs 17€ - 25€.

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The distance between Lyon and Geneva is 112 km. The road distance is 149 km.

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The bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus station to Geneva - Bus station takes 1 h 45 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lyon - Perrache Bus station and arriving at Geneva - Bus station. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 45 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Lyon Part Dieu and arriving at Geneve. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 54 min.

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

Ouibus operates a bus from Lyon to Geneva every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $6 - $9 and the journey takes 1 h 45 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, SNCF operates a train from Lyon to Geneva every 2 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 1 h 54 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Train operators
SNCF
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
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Lyon-Perrache to Genève
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $100
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
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 Lyon to Genève
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$18 - $22
Book at
eurolines.ch
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Geneva
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Lyon to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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