There are 3 ways to get from Lyon to Sierre by train, bus or car

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Train  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Genève 7-Y / ...
  2. Take the train from Genève to Sierre/Siders 90 / ...

$87 - $147

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Lyon Gare de Perrache to Sion

$44 - $60

1 alternative option

Drive  •  3 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Lyon to Sierre 203.1 miles

$40 - $65

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Lyon to Sierre. However, there are services departing from Lyon Part Dieu and arriving at Sierre/Siders via Genève. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 20 min.

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The distance between Lyon and Sierre is 216 km. The road distance is 324.9 km.

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The best way to get from Lyon to Sierre without a car is to train which takes 4 h 20 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 20 min to get from Lyon to Sierre, including transfers.

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Lyon to Sierre train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Lyon Part Dieu station.

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The best way to get from Lyon to Sierre is to train which takes 4 h 20 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h 49 min.

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Lyon to Sierre train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Sierre/Siders station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lyon to Sierre is 325 km. It takes approximately 3 h 16 min to drive from Lyon to Sierre.

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There are 1467+ hotels available in Sierre. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Lyon to Sierre.
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  • Distance: 135.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 20 min

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

You can take a train from Lyon to Sierre via Genève in around 4 h 20 min. Alternatively, Eurolines CH operates a bus from Lyon to Sierre 3 times a week. Tickets cost $30 - $40 and the journey takes 5 h 30 min.

Train operators
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 Lyon Part Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
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 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 Sierre/Siders
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
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
Bus operators
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Lyon Gare de Perrache to Sion
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Book at
eurolines.ch

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