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There are 9 ways to get from Lyon to St. Anton by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via St. Gallen

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
  2. Take the train from Genève to St. Gallen

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Lyon Perrache SNCF Train Station to St. Gallen Lagerstrasse

Train

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
  2. Take the train from Genève to Rorschach

Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Lyon Perrache SNCF Train Station to Lucerne Inselquai
  2. Take the train from Luzern to St. Gallen

Drive

  1. Drive from Lyon to St. Anton

Fly Lyon to Strasbourg, drive

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Strasbourg (SXB)
  2. Drive from Strasbourg to St. Anton

Train to Geneva, fly to Zurich, train

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Zurich (ZRH)
  3. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Rorschach

Fly Lyon to Friedrichshafen, train, line 226 bus

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Friedrichshafen (FDH)
  2. Take the train from Friedrichsh. Stadtbahnhof to Lindau, Reutin Bahnhof
  3. Take the train from Lindau, Reutin Bahnhof to St. Margrethen SG
  4. Take the line 226 bus from Heerbrugg, Bahnhof to Oberegg AI, Rutlenstrasse

Fly Lyon to Munich, train

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Munich (MUC)
  2. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf Gl.27-36 to St. Margrethen

Lyon to St. Anton by train and bus

The journey time between Lyon and St. Anton is around 8h 41m and covers a distance of around 547 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 39m. Operated by SNCF, Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) and Swiss PostAuto, the Lyon to St. Anton service departs from Lyon Part Dieu and arrives in Oberegg AI, St. Anton. Typically 58 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

58 Weekly Services
8h 41m Average Duration
SFr 135 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Lyon to St. Anton is to bus which costs €20 - €40 and takes 9h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Lyon to St. Anton is to drive which costs €60 - €95 and takes 5h 22m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lyon station to St. Anton. However, there are services departing from Lyon Perrache SNCF Train Station and arriving at Oberegg AI, St. Anton via St. Gallen, Bahnhof and Heiden, Post. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 25m.

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The distance between Lyon and St. Anton is 403 km. The road distance is 525.5 km.

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The best way to get from Lyon to St. Anton without a car is to train via St. Gallen which takes 8h 41m and costs €130 - €250.

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It takes approximately 8h 41m to get from Lyon to St. Anton, including transfers.

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Lyon to St. Anton bus services, operated by RegioJet, depart from Lyon Perrache SNCF Train Station.

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The best way to get from Lyon to St. Anton is to train via St. Gallen which takes 8h 41m and costs €130 - €250. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €20 - €40 and takes 9h 25m.

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

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Lyon to St. Anton bus services, operated by RegioJet, arrive at St. Gallen Lagerstrasse station.

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Map of how to get from Lyon to St. Anton.
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  • Distance: 403.2 km
  • Duration: 8h 41m

What companies run services between Lyon, France and St. Anton, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Lyon to St. Anton via Genève, St. Gallen, St. Gallen, Bahnhof, and Heiden, Post in around 8h 41m. Alternatively, RegioJet operates a bus from Lyon Perrache SNCF Train Station to St. Gallen Lagerstrasse 4 times a week. Tickets cost SFr 17 - SFr 24 and the journey takes 7h 15m. FlixBus also services this route 4 times a week.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Zurich
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 95 - SFr 260
Flights from Lyon to Friedrichshafen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 150 - SFr 650
Flights from Lyon to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 95 - SFr 440
Flights from Lyon to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 95 - SFr 440
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Zurich
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 95 - SFr 260
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lyon to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 90 - SFr 500
Train operators
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. 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 Geneve
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 21 - SFr 45
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
SFr 21 - SFr 30
Rail 1st Class
SFr 30 - SFr 45
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Genève to St. Gallen
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 200
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Genève to Rorschach
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 200
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Rorschach
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 60
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Südostbahn
Phone
+41 58 580 70 70
Email
info@sob.ch
Website
sob.ch
Train from Luzern to St. Gallen
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Südostbahn
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
DB ZugBus RAB GmbH
Website
zugbus-rab.de
Train from Friedrichsh. Stadtbahnhof to Lindau, Reutin Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
DB ZugBus RAB
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 311682904
Website
bahn.com
Train from Friedrichshafen Stadt to Lindau-Reutin
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 5 - SFr 7
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Phone
0711 19449
Website
vvs.de
Train from Friedrichshafen Stadt to Lindau-Reutin
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 4 - SFr 6
Website
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Friedrichshafen Stadt to Lindau-Reutin
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 50
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Friedrichsh. Stadtbahnhof to Lindau, Reutin Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 14 - SFr 20
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Friedrichshafen Stadt to Lindau-Reutin
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 10 - SFr 15
Website
Railjet
Österreichische Bundesbahnen
Website
delfi.de
Train from Lindau, Reutin Bahnhof to St. Margrethen SG
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Lindau-Reutin to St. Margrethen
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 9 - SFr 14
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Muenchen Hbf Gl.27-36 to St. Margrethen
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 25 - SFr 35
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Lindau-Reutin to St. Margrethen
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 3 - SFr 5
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Lindau-Reutin to St. Margrethen
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 29 - SFr 40
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Lyon Perrache SNCF Train Station to St. Gallen Lagerstrasse
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 17 - SFr 24
Website
RegioJet
Bus from Lyon Perrache SNCF Train Station to Lucerne Inselquai
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 13 - SFr 19
Website
RegioJet
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lyon Perrache to St. Gallen train station
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 28 - SFr 35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Heerbrugg, Bahnhof to Oberegg AI, Rutlenstrasse
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 2 - SFr 4
Website
Swiss PostAuto
Schedules at
SBB

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Yes, the driving distance between Lyon to St. Anton is 526 km. It takes approximately 5h 22m to drive from Lyon to St. Anton.

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Air France offers flights from Lyon Airport to Strasbourg Airport.

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There are 126+ hotels available in St. Anton. Prices start at SFr 87 per night.

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The best way to get from Lyon to Lyon Airport is to tram which takes 27 min and costs €15.

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