There are 3 ways to get from Lyon to Verbier by train, bus 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.

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Train  •  5 h 4 min

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

$80 - $143

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h

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

$34 - $43

1 alternative option

Drive  •  3 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Lyon to Verbier 195.9 miles

$40 - $65

Questions & Answers

The distance between Lyon and Verbier is 188 km. The road distance is 313.4 km.

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The best way to get from Lyon to Verbier without a car is to train which takes 5 h 4 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 4 min to get from Lyon to Verbier, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Lyon to Verbier is to train which takes 5 h 4 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 7 h.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lyon to Verbier is 313 km. It takes approximately 3 h 19 min to drive from Lyon to Verbier.

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There are 1224+ hotels available in Verbier. Prices start at $85 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Lyon to Verbier.
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  • Distance: 117.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 4 min

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

You can take a train from Lyon to Verbier via Genève, Martigny, Le Châble, and Le Châble TV in around 5 h 4 min. Alternatively, Eurolines CH operates a bus from Lyon to Verbier 3 times a week. Tickets cost $30 - $40 and the journey takes 4 h 45 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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
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 Martigny
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
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 Martigny
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Book at
eurolines.ch

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