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Trip Lyon Geneva

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

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How to get from Lyon to Geneva?

We are suggesting 1 routes by train, bus, carpooling to plan your trip Lyon Geneva. 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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All modes of transport Lyon-Geneva

For your trip from Lyon (Rhône-Alpes, France) to Geneva (Switzerland) 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.
You are lucky, there is a direct intercity bus line Lyon-Geneva that often turns out to be the most economical solution.
You will board a coach of Eurolines, OUIBUS, FlixBus or ALSA in Lyon. The bus will drop you off at Geneva bus station (0.4 mi from Geneva, Switzerland). Please make sure to show up on time at Lyon bus station (1.3 mi from Lyon) at least 15 minutes before the time of departure for Geneva.
The train Lyon Geneva is a direct bound.
Trains TER, TGV Lyria or Intercités Lunéa of SNCF or TGV Lyria to Geneva leave from Lyon-Part-Dieu railway station in Lyon. Arrival in Geneva will take place at Genève Gare de Cornavin station (0.4 mi from the city centre).
With Blablacar you will probably find drivers sharing a ride on the itinerary Lyon-Geneva.

Which carriers to travel between Lyon and Geneva?

Railway companies
SNCF provides a rail connection Lyon-Geneva with the train Intercités Lunéa from Lyon-Part-Dieu railway station (1.3 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Genève Gare de Cornavin at arrival (0.4 mi from centre)
TGV Lyria transports passengers on a rail line from Lyon to Geneva with the train TGV Lyria which leaves Lyon-Part-Dieu station to arrive at Genève Gare de Cornavin railway station ( Switzerland)
Bus companies
The bus company Altibus operates the intercity service from the bus station of Aéroport Lyon-St-Exupéry in Lyon and to the one of Chambéry (Rhône-Alpes France)
Eurolines is the bus carrier that allows to travel on the line between the city of Lyon (serving Lyon Part-Dieu - Gare routière Villette bus station at 1.4 mi from centre) and the city of Geneva where the coach will drop you off at Geneva station situated at about 0.4 mi from Geneva city centre.
The coach company OUIBUS carries out the route from the bus station of Lyon in Lyon and to the one of Geneva ( Switzerland)
The network of FlixBus includes a coach line between the city of Lyon (serving Lyon bus station at 1.3 mi from centre) and the city of Geneva where the coach will drop you off at Geneva station situated at about 0.4 mi from Geneva city centre.
The bus company ALSA operates the intercity service from the bus station of Lyon in Lyon and to the one of Geneva ( Switzerland)
AeroCar is the bus carrier that allows to travel on the line between the city of Chambery (serving Chambéry bus station at 0.3 mi from centre) and the city of Geneva where the coach will drop you off at Genève aéroport secteur international station situated at about 2.4 mi from Geneva city centre.
Carpooling
Depending on the requested date, Blablacar can display an offer to share a ride Lyon-Geneva (70.2 mi)

Stop cities from Lyon or cities to visit near Geneva

When travelling from Geneva to Lyon by carpooling, bus, train, you might have to change at Bellegarde-sur-Valserine located at 53 mi from Lyon and 17 mi away from Geneva, Chambery situated at 55 mi from Lyon and at approximately 45 mi from Geneva, Annecy located at 63 mi from Lyon and 21 mi away from Geneva (France). If you have some time on your way to Geneva or back to Lyon, this may be a really good opportunity to visit and have a short stay in those cities.
 
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