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Lyon to Lucerne by train

  • First train
    06:35
  • Last train
    23:14
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 56m
  • Distance
    304 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    28
  • Avg. journey time
    6hr 15m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Lyon to Lucerne by train

Fast trains from Lyon to Lucerne take around 4 hours and 56 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 304 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Lyon and Lucerne.

1. Are there direct trains from Lyon to Lucerne?

Journeys between Lyon and Lucerne usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 29 departures on the route from Lyon to Lucerne every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 31 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Lyon to Lucerne?

The Lyon to Lucerne train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 56 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Lyon to Lucerne train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Lucerne is usually scheduled to depart Lyon around 06:35 and the last train is around 23:15. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Lyon around 06:36, and the last at 20:38.

When to book Lyon to Lucerne train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 5 and a half months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Lyon to Lucerne by train.

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Which train companies operate between Lyon and Lucerne?

More than one train company operates on the route from Lyon to Lucerne, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • InterCity
  • Intercités
  • Interregio
  • Lyria
  • TER
  • TGV
  • Train Express Regional

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

Lucerne to Lyon by train

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.