There are 7 ways to get from Lyon to Vienna by plane, train, bus, night 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

Fly from Lyon  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Vienna (VIE) LYS - VIE

$90 - $270

Cheapest option

Bus Eurolines CH  •  19 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus station to Geneva - Bus station Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Geneva to Vienna

$89 - $121

5 alternative options

Train to Geneva, fly  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Vienna (VIE) GVA - VIE

$100 - $279

Train  •  13 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Strasbourg Tgv
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg to Stuttgart Hbf Tgv / ...
  3. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to München Hbf Ice / ...
  4. Take the train from München Hbf to Wien Hbf Rj

$244 - $334

Bus Eurolines FR  •  18 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Lyon to Vienna

$130 - $200

Train, night train  •  14 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Genève to Zürich HB 1 / ...
  3. Take the night train from Zürich HB to Wien Hbf En / ...

$247 - $418

Drive  •  11 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Lyon to Vienna 720.9 miles

$150 - $230

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lyon to Vienna is to bus which costs 75€ - 110€ and takes 19 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lyon to Vienna is to fly which takes 4 h 43 min and costs 75€ - 240€.

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The distance between Lyon and Vienna is 915 km. The road distance is 1153 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 43 min to get from Lyon to Vienna, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lyon and arriving at Vienna. Services depart five times a week, and operate Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 18 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Lyon to Vienna. However, there are services departing from Lyon Part Dieu and arriving at Wien Hbf via Strasbourg, Stuttgart Hbf and München Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 23 min.

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What companies run services between Lyon, France and Vienna, Austria?

Austrian Airlines, easyJet and two other airlines fly from Lyon to Vienna every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Lyon to Vienna via Strasbourg, Stuttgart Hbf, and München Hbf in around 13 h 23 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Lyon to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Lyon to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Geneva to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Geneva to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Lyon to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Vienna via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lyon to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Lyon to Vienna via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Lyon to Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $500
Flights from Lyon to Vienna via Naples
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $500
Flights from Geneva to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Geneva to Vienna via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $450
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Geneva to Vienna via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $3,700
Train operators
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
$55 - $70
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $110
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$95 - $110
1st Class
$130 - $190
Train from Strasbourg to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$75 - $95
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Night train from Zürich HB to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $220
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Strasbourg to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Lyon to Vienna
Ave. Duration
18 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$130 - $200
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
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 Geneva to Vienna
Ave. Duration
16 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Book at
eurolines.ch

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