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Route overview
Avg. journey time2h 40m
Trains per day9
Fare range€17.00 - €77.00
Distance112km
Train operatorsregiojet,
First & last trains
First train departs at06:38
Last train departs at22:14
Fastest journey
Fastest route1h 46m
ChangesDirect
Stations
Origin StationLyon
Destination StationGenève Cornavin

Lyon to Genève Cornavin train times

Check out the next trains departing from Lyon to Genève Cornavin for Tuesday 26th Feb 2019. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
10:38
12:29
Lyon
Genève Cornavin
1h 51m
Direct
12:38
14:29
Lyon
Genève Cornavin
1h 51m
Direct
14:38
16:29
Lyon
Genève Cornavin
1h 51m
Direct
15:32
17:18
Lyon
Genève Cornavin
1h 46m
Direct
16:38
18:29
Lyon
Genève Cornavin
1h 51m
Direct

SNCF and TGV Lyria trains from Lyon to Genève Cornavin

You can travel from Lyon to Genève Cornavin 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).

How long does it take to travel from Lyon to Genève Cornavin by train?

The average journey time between Lyon and Genève Cornavin is 2 hours and 40 minutes and the fastest journey time is 1 hour and 46 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 15 trains per day travelling from Lyon to Genève Cornavin. 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 Lyon to Genève Cornavin?

The first train from Lyon to Genève Cornavin departs at 06:38. The last train from Lyon to Genève Cornavin departs at 22:14. 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 Lyon and Genève Cornavin?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Lyon to Genève Cornavin without having to change trains. There are 9 direct trains from Lyon to Genève Cornavin. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Genève Cornavin to Lyon. If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from Lyon to Genève Cornavin.
*Average savings on fares booked prior to day of travel vs full price fares on day of travel in France. Subject to availability. Excludes coach. / The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Lyon to Genève Cornavin for a typical week day using timetable data for 26/02/2019. 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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