There are 6 ways to get from Lyon to Zurich Airport (ZRH) by plane, 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.

Recommended option

Fly from Lyon  •  3 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Zurich (ZRH) LYS - ZRH

$72 - $217

Cheapest option

Bus Ouibus  •  7 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus station to Zurich Ouibus

$19 - $42

4 alternative options

Train to Geneva, fly  •  4 h 4 min

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

$92 - $196

Train  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Genève to Zürich Flughafen 1

$117 - $208

Bus Eurolines CH  •  7 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Lyon to Zurich

$45 - $54

Drive  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Lyon to Zurich Airport (ZRH) 268.9 miles

$55 - $85

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lyon to Zurich Airport (ZRH) is to bus which costs 16€ - 40€ and takes 7 h 1 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Lyon to Zurich Airport (ZRH) is to fly which takes 3 h 34 min and costs 60€ - 190€.

More details

The distance between Lyon and Zurich Airport (ZRH) is 341 km. The road distance is 430 km.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 3 h 34 min to get from Lyon to Zurich Airport (ZRH), including transfers.

More details

No, there is no direct train from Lyon to Zurich Airport (ZRH). However, there are services departing from Lyon Part Dieu and arriving at Zürich Flughafen via Genève. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 53 min.

More details

What companies run services between Lyon, France and Zurich Airport (ZRH), Switzerland?

Twin Jet flies from Lyon to Zurich Airport (ZRH) twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Lyon to Zurich Airport (ZRH) via Geneve and Genève in around 5 h 53 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Zurich
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Twin Jet
Website
twinjet.fr
Flights from Lyon to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $410
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Geneva to Zurich
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $390
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 - $100
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $160
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus station to Zurich
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Lyon to Zurich
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Book at
eurolines.ch

Want to know more about travelling around Switzerland

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.