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Trip Geneva Lyon

Plan your trip by train, bus, carpooling from Geneva to Lyon

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How to get from Geneva to Lyon?

We are suggesting 9 routes by train, bus, carpooling to plan your trip Geneva Lyon. Routes displayed are sorted depending on a performance indicator (calculated from number of changes, expected duration, distance between an airport and the center of the city it serves...). You'll be able to:
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  • Get prices, times and duration for the journey Geneva Lyon by clicking on the 'Check prices' button and after entering your dates of departure and the number of passengers. Note that we are trying to get as many prices as we can from different online travel agencies, but sometimes it may not be possible.
  • Locate cities of Geneva and Lyon on a map as well as the route Geneva Lyon and the different connecting points (Lyon-Perrache Railway Station, Lyon-Part-Dieu Railway Station, Lyon Coach Station, Lyon Part-Dieu - Gare routière Villette Coach Station, Genève Gare de Cornavin Railway Station, ...) by clicking on the 'Details & Map' button.
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All modes of transport Geneva Lyon

For your trip from Geneva (Switzerland) to Lyon (Rhône-Alpes, France) with a distance of 70 mi you will be able to take 3 modes of transport, eventually by combining carpooling, bus and/or train, and according to which the duration of the journey will be significantly different.
The train Geneva Lyon is a direct bound.
Trains TGV Lyria, TER or Intercités Lunéa of TGV Lyria or SNCF to Lyon leave from Genève Gare de Cornavin railway station in Geneva. Arrival in Lyon will take place at Lyon-Perrache station (1.4 mi from the city centre).
You are lucky, there is a direct intercity bus line Geneva-Lyon that often turns out to be the most economical solution.
You will board a coach of OUIBUS, FlixBus or Eurolines in Geneva. The bus will drop you off at Lyon bus station (1.3 mi from Lyon, France). Please make sure to show up on time at Geneva bus station (0.4 mi from Geneva) at least 15 minutes before the time of departure for Lyon.
With Blablacar you will probably find drivers sharing a ride on the itinerary Geneva-Lyon.

Which carriers to travel between Geneva and Lyon?

Railway companies
TGV Lyria provides a rail connection Geneva-Lyon with the train TGV Lyria from Genève Gare de Cornavin railway station (0.4 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Lyon-Part-Dieu at arrival (1.3 mi from centre)
SNCF transports passengers on a rail line from Geneva to Lyon with the train TER which leaves Genève Gare de Cornavin station to arrive at Lyon-Perrache railway station (Rhône-Alpes France)
Bus companies
The bus company OUIBUS operates the intercity service from the bus station of Geneva in Geneva and to the one of Lyon (Rhône-Alpes France)
FlixBus is the bus carrier that allows to travel on the line between the city of Geneva (serving Geneva bus station at 0.4 mi from centre) and the city of Lyon where the coach will drop you off at Lyon station situated at about 1.3 mi from Lyon city centre.
The coach company Eurolines carries out the route from the bus station of Geneva in Geneva and to the one of Lyon Part-Dieu - Gare routière Villette (Rhône-Alpes France)
Depending on the requested date, Blablacar can display an offer to share a ride Geneva-Lyon (70.2 mi)

Stop cities from Geneva or cities to visit near Lyon

When travelling from Lyon to Geneva by carpooling, bus, train, you might have to change at Bellegarde-sur-Valserine located at 17 mi from Geneva and 53 mi away from Lyon (France). If you have some time on your way to Lyon or back to Geneva, this may be a really good opportunity to visit and have a short stay in those cities.
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