France is accessible by train from anywhere in Switzerland
Reach TGV Lyria stations from many Swiss towns and cities:
From: Fribourg, Geneva Airport, etc.
From: Montreux, Vevey, Sierre, Le Châble, Bern, etc.
From: Bern, Interlaken, Lucerne, etc.
From: Chur, St. Gallen, St. Moritz, Davos, etc.
How to book your journey with connections
It is now possible to book an “international connection ticket” straightforwardly via SBB channels:
- Book your journey between Switzerland and France from/to any SBB station in Switzerland.
- The SBB and TGV Lyria train tickets must be bought at the same time in a single purchase.
- The purchase can only be made online.
- Available up to 180 days (6 months) in advance.
- You will receive several travel tickets: the SBB train ticket(s) and the TGV Lyria ticket.
- SBB tickets valid on the dates (days) booked, and TGV Lyria ticket valid on the dates (days and times) and trains booked.
- The exchange and refund conditions for the Swiss SBB train ticket(s) are identical to those for the TGV Lyria train ticket.
- Holders of an SBB Half Fare Travelcard and children up to 15 years inclusive benefit from a discount of up to 50% on the Swiss SBB journey made via connections.
Save with our SBB combined offers
Benefit from a discounted price on connecting tickets:
up to 70% off up to 2 months before your departure.
Conditions of the discounted international connection ticket
- Discount of up to 70% on the cost of the SBB journey in Switzerland compared to the full adult SBB fare.
- Applies when booking a connecting journey (“international connection ticket”).
- Available up to 60 days (2 months) prior to departure.
- Offer at a discounted price, limited to the number of seats available.
- Offer available online only.
- Tickets valid only on the dates and trains booked.
- Holders of an SBB Half Fare Travelcard and children up to 15 years inclusive also benefit from a discount of up to 50% on the connecting SBB journey in Switzerland: this can be used in conjunction with the 70% discount on the SBB combined offers.