Directions from Lyon to Zermatt

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Recommended option

Train  •  6 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Genève to Visp 90
  3. Take the train from Visp to Zermatt

$112 - $213

Cheapest option

Bus  •  11 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus station to Torino - Porta Susa Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Torino Bolzano to Breuil-Cervinia 180

$53 - $92

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  7 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Lyon Gare de Perrache to Châteauneuf-Conthey
  2. Take the train from Châteauneuf-Conthey to Visp 130

Drive  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Lyon to Zermatt 238.9 miles

$50 - $75

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

You can take a train from Lyon to Zermatt via Geneve, Genève, and Visp in around 6 h 17 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lyon to Zermatt via Torino - Porta Susa, Torino Bolzano, and Breuil-Cervinia in around 11 h 8 min.

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
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 Visp
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
MGB
Website
matterhorngotthardbahn.ch
Train from Visp to Zermatt
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $45
Website
matterhorngotthardbahn.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
2nd Class Ticket
$20 - $25
1st Class Ticket
$35 - $45
RegionalAlps
Website
regionalps.ch
Train from Châteauneuf-Conthey to Visp
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
regionalps.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus station to Torino - Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Lyon Gare de Perrache to Châteauneuf-Conthey
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Book at
eurolines.ch

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Lyon and Zermatt is 227 km. The road distance is 382 km.

The cheapest way to get from Lyon to Zermatt is to drive which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 4 h 18 min.

The quickest way to get from Lyon to Zermatt is to drive which takes 4 h 18 min and costs 40€ - 65€.

No, there is no direct train from Lyon to Zermatt. However, there are services departing from Lyon Part Dieu and arriving at Zermatt via Genève and Visp. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 17 min.

It takes approximately 6 h 17 min to get from Lyon to Zermatt, including transfers.