Route overview
Avg. journey time3h 58m
Trains per day1
Fare range€8.00 - €55.00
Train operators
First & last trains
First train departs at05:11
Last train departs at17:21
Fastest journey
Fastest route2h 51m
Origin StationThonon-les-Bains
Destination StationLyon

Thonon-les-Bains to Lyon train times

Check out the next trains departing from Thonon-les-Bains to Lyon for Tuesday 25th Sep 2018. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
3h 11m
2h 51m
1 change
4h 38m
2 changes
4h 39m
2 changes
4h 21m
2 changes

SNCF trains from Thonon-les-Bains to Lyon

You can travel from Thonon-les-Bains to Lyon on SNCF trains. Please note that these trains may not run direct from Thonon-les-Bains to Lyon, so be sure to check if you need to change trains during your journey when searching for tickets.

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).

How long does it take to travel from Thonon-les-Bains to Lyon by train?

The average journey time between Thonon-les-Bains and Lyon is 3 hours and 58 minutes and the fastest journey time is 2 hours and 51 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 7 trains per day travelling from Thonon-les-Bains to Lyon. 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 Thonon-les-Bains to Lyon?

The first train from Thonon-les-Bains to Lyon departs at 05:11. The last train from Thonon-les-Bains to Lyon departs at 17:21. 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 Thonon-les-Bains and Lyon?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Thonon-les-Bains to Lyon without having to change trains. There are 1 direct train from Thonon-les-Bains to Lyon. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

How do I get back to Thonon-les-Bains?

By train, of course. See trains from Lyon to Thonon-les-Bains.

  • **The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Thonon-les-Bains to Lyon for a typical week day using timetable data for 25/09/2018. 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 23/06/2018 for travel on 24/06/2018 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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