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Route overview
Avg. journey time3h 03m
Fare range€17.00 - €122.00
Distance110km
Train operators
First & last trains
First train departs at00:25
Last train departs at19:20
Fastest journey
Fastest route2h 02m
Changes1 change
Stations
Origin StationGenève Aéroport
Destination StationLyon Part-Dieu

Genève Aéroport to Lyon Part-Dieu train times

Check out the next trains departing from Genève Aéroport to Lyon Part-Dieu for Monday 22nd Apr 2019. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
07:05
09:22
Genève Aéroport
Lyon Part-Dieu
2h 17m
1 change
08:20
10:22
Genève Aéroport
Lyon Part-Dieu
2h 02m
1 change
09:20
11:22
Genève Aéroport
Lyon Part-Dieu
2h 02m
1 change
11:20
13:22
Genève Aéroport
Lyon Part-Dieu
2h 02m
1 change
11:32
14:52
Genève Aéroport
Lyon Part-Dieu
3h 20m
2 changes

SNCF and TGV Lyria trains from Genève Aéroport to Lyon Part-Dieu

You can travel from Genève Aéroport to Lyon Part-Dieu on SNCF and TGV Lyria trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

PhotoCtruongngoc, under licence CC BY-SA 3.0

SNCF is the national train operator of France. It operates all domestic trains and routes across France, as well as international services to Spain and Germany. There are three different types of domestic trains that operate under the SNCF banner – TGV (high-speed, full-service trains that connect the major cities in France), Intercités (usually a more frequent stopping service, but with all the amenities), and TER (regional train services with basic onboard facilities).

PhotoChabe01, under licence CC BY-SA 4.0

TGV Lyria links France to Switzerland and can travel at a maximum speed of 320 km/h. Resulting from the collaboration between SNCF and SBB, TGV Lyria has three comfort classes on all trains. Standard (equivalent to the Second Class TGV, with comfortable seats), Standard 1ère (with more legroom and access to the SNCF show Grand Voyageur at the Gare de Lyon in Paris) and Business 1ère (available all week except Saturday, on some lines only).

Cheap train tickets from Genève Aéroport to Lyon Part-Dieu

Train tickets from Genève Aéroport to Lyon Part-Dieu start at €16.99 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in Advance, however, if you're booking last-minute tickets on the day, the average price is around €35.11.
lowest price found
from16.99
2 weeksin advance
avg. single price25.25
0.14285714285714285 weeksin advance
avg. single price35.03
on the day
avg. single price35.11

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Genève Aéroport to Lyon Part-Dieu by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guide to check when European train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependant on the individual train operating company you travel with.

How long does it take to travel from Genève Aéroport to Lyon Part-Dieu by train?

The average journey time between Genève Aéroport and Lyon Part-Dieu is 3 hours and 3 minutes and the fastest journey time is 2 hours and 2 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 16 trains per day travelling from Genève Aéroport to Lyon Part-Dieu. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What time is the first and last train of the day from Genève Aéroport to Lyon Part-Dieu?

The first train from Genève Aéroport to Lyon Part-Dieu departs at 00:25. The last train from Genève Aéroport to Lyon Part-Dieu departs at 19:20. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services. Alternatively, some popular routes may run throughout the night at a reduced frequency. There may also be less services on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Are there direct train services between Genève Aéroport and Lyon Part-Dieu?

No, it is not possible to travel from Genève Aéroport to Lyon Part-Dieu without having to change trains. To travel from Genève Aéroport to Lyon Part-Dieu will require a minimum of 1 change. More changes may be necessary on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Lyon Part-Dieu to Genève Aéroport.
Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. "14 days in advance" includes days 13 and 15. / The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Genève Aéroport to Lyon Part-Dieu for a typical week day using timetable data for 22/04/2019. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 01/10/2018 for travel on 01/10/2018 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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