There are 4 ways to get from Lyon to Sierre by bus, 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

Bus, train  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus station to Geneva - Bus station Nice - aéroport > Marseille - gare routière St-Charles > Lyon - gare routière Perrache > Genève - gare routière
  2. Take the train from Genève to Sierre/Siders 90 / ...

$61 - $109

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 49 min

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

$45 - $62

2 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Genève to Sierre/Siders 90 / ...

$89 - $150

Drive  •  3 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Lyon to Sierre 203.1 miles

$40 - $65

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

You can take a train from Lyon to Sierre via Geneve and Genève in around 4 h 22 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
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
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
Train from Lyon-Part-Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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
$60 - $75
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 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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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Lyon to Sierre?

The distance between Lyon and Sierre is 216 km. The road distance is 325 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Lyon to Sierre?

The cheapest way to get from Lyon to Sierre is to drive which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 3 h 16 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Lyon to Sierre?

The quickest way to get from Lyon to Sierre is to drive which takes 3 h 16 min and costs 35€ - 55€.

Is there a direct train between Lyon and Sierre?

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 22 min.

How long does it take to get from Lyon to Sierre?

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