SBB & Lyria combined offers: travel via connections at the best price

Travel to France by train from all over Switzerland.
You can now depart from any connecting station in Switzerland while benefiting from up to 70% off the price of the train fare.

France is accessible by train from anywhere in Switzerland

Reach TGV Lyria stations from many Swiss towns and cities:

  • Geneva

From: Fribourg, Geneva Airport, etc.

  • Lausanne

From: Montreux, Vevey, Sierre, Le Châble, Bern, etc.

  • Basel

From: Bern, Interlaken, Lucerne, etc.

  • Zurich

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.


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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.

TGV Lyria destinations network