There are 6 ways to get from Lyon to Grindelwald by train, bus, car or plane

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  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Tgv / ...
  2. 1
  3. Ice / ...

$104 - $183

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  7 h 33 min

  1. Ouibus / ...
  2. Ice / ...

$42 - $89

4 alternative options

Bus  •  8 h 55 min

$66 - $96

Drive  •  4 h 3 min

  1. 240 miles

$50 - $75

Fly to Zurich, train  •  7 h 16 min

  1. LYS - ZRH

$141 - $352

Fly to Strasbourg, train  •  7 h 57 min

  1. LYS - SXB

$155 - $541

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

You can take a train from Lyon to Grindelwald via Geneve, Genève, Bern, and Interlaken Ost in around 6 h 34 min. Alternatively, Eurolines CH operates a bus from Lyon to Grindelwald 3 times a week. Tickets cost $30 - $40 and the journey takes 5 h 30 min. Eurolines FR also services this route twice a week.

Airlines
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
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Lyon to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
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
Train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
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-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 Bern
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Interlaken Ost
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $30
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Bern
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Interlaken Ost
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus station to Berne
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Bern
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Lyon, de Perrache - Galerie C to Bern, Car-Terminal Neufeld
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Lyon to Bern
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Book at
eurolines.ch
Eurolines FR

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Lyon and Grindelwald is 264 km. The road distance is 384 km.

The cheapest way to get from Lyon to Grindelwald is to drive which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 4 h 3 min.

The quickest way to get from Lyon to Grindelwald is to drive which takes 4 h 3 min and costs 40€ - 65€.

No, there is no direct train from Lyon to Grindelwald. However, there are services departing from Lyon Part Dieu and arriving at Grindelwald via Genève, Bern and Interlaken Ost. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 34 min.

It takes approximately 6 h 34 min to get from Lyon to Grindelwald, including transfers.