There are 4 ways to get from Lyon to Vevey by train, bus, night 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  •  3 h 20 min

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

$63 - $103

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Night bus, train  •  3 h 53 min

  1. Take the night bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Geneva N788
  2. Take the train from Genève to Vevey 90

$39 - $69

2 alternative options

Bus  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Lyon to Lausanne

$43 - $59

Drive  •  2 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Lyon to Vevey 146.8 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Lyon to Vevey is to drive which costs 26€ - 40€ and takes 2 h 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lyon to Vevey is to drive which costs 26€ - 40€ and takes 2 h 26 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Lyon to Vevey. However, there are services departing from Lyon Part Dieu and arriving at Vevey via Genève. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 20 min.

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The distance between Lyon and Vevey is 173 km. The road distance is 234.9 km.

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The best way to get from Lyon to Vevey without a car is to train which takes 3 h 20 min and costs 50€ - 90€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 20 min to get from Lyon to Vevey, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Lyon to Vevey is to train which takes 3 h 20 min and costs 50€ - 90€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 35€ - 50€ and takes 4 h 17 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Lyon to Vevey is 235 km. It takes approximately 2 h 26 min to drive from Lyon to Vevey.

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  • Distance: 108.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 20 min

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

You can take a train from Lyon to Vevey via Genève in around 3 h 20 min. Alternatively, Eurolines CH operates a bus from Lyon to Vevey 3 times a week. Tickets cost $26 - $31 and the journey takes 3 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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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
$55 - $100
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Vevey
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
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 to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$26 - $31
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eurolines.ch
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Geneva
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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