The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Amsterdam to Lyon will cost around $ 246 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 205.
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6 h 39 m
7 h 44 m
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It's difficult to get from Amsterdam to Lyon without transferring at least once.
|Distance||456 miles (736 km)|
|Average train duration||15 h 40 min|
|Train frequency||4 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 4 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||Thalys, SNCB | IC or Eurostar|
Trains from Amsterdam to Lyon cover the 456 miles (736 km) long trip taking on average 15 h 40 min with our travel partners like Thalys, SNCB | IC or Eurostar. Normally, there are 4 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Amsterdam Centraal and arrive in Lyon Part Dieu.
Thalys and Eurostar will get you from Amsterdam to Lyon at great prices. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times, prices and tickets for your trip.
Thalys is a French-Belgian high-speed train company that connects the main capital cities. For your next train between Amsterdam and Lyon with Thalys, you can choose from these different ticket fares: Standard Mini, Standard, Comfort and Premium.
One of the best ways to travel from Amsterdam to Lyon is by taking a train with Thalys. Omio helps you find the ideal Thalys train from Amsterdam to Lyon by showing you Thalys’s current train schedules and timetables, the train tickets on offer (including amenities offered onboard and travel information like baggage allowance) and the best prices for this Amsterdam to Lyon journey. You can expect to travel 456 miles (736 km) between Amsterdam and Lyon on a train with Thalys. If you are using the Omio app to search for trains between Amsterdam and Lyon, you can check straight away if the Thalys ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when traveling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the train station. Once you’ve found that perfect train, book your Thalys train ticket on Omio quickly and easily, then enjoy your upcoming trip from Amsterdam to Lyon!
Thalys has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and traveling by train from Amsterdam to Lyon:
Catching the train is a great way to travel from Amsterdam to Lyon. There are no direct services between the cities, but 20-25 viable indirect services depart every day, and with a journey time of 6-8 hours, they can be a suitable way to travel. Changes will be required, usually in Paris.
Trains from Amsterdam to Lyon are provided by Eurostar, SNCF, InOui, and Thalys. A mixture of these companies will be required for most trips.
Journey times for trains to Lyon from Amsterdam vary. Generally, trains will take 6-8 hours to reach Lyon Part Dieu station, with a change in Paris. However, many indirect services take longer than that, so factor that in when searching for tickets.
Travelers won't lack for options when traveling from Amsterdam to Lyon. There are 20-25 indirect services every day with journey times between 6-8 hours, and many others that don't take much longer.
Departure train station: Trains to Lyon from Amsterdam depart from Amsterdam Centraal. Getting there is easy. Just hop on any of Amsterdam's Metro lines, as they converge at the central station. Walking, taking trams, or even cycling is possible from the center of town. Additionally, high-speed trains run to the station from Schiphol Airport, and take 15-17 minutes. Travelers should remember that a change is needed, usually in Paris. This will require a transfer from the Gare du Nord to the Gare de Lyon. Leave 20-25 for the Metro journey to be sure of making connections.
Arrival train station: All trains from Amsterdam will arrive at Lyon's Part Dieu station, which is located in the northwest part of the city center. Part Dieu is on the Lyon Metro, which is definitely the fastest and most convenient way to reach central hotels and attractions. Those heading on to southern destinations can transfer to Perrache Station via the Metro, which takes 20 minutes. Rhonexpress buses also connect Part Dieu with Lyon Airport. Leave 25-30 minutes to reach the departure terminals, and make allowances for traffic at peak times.
Travel between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Lyon, France by train is: Partially open.
International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands
Conditions of entry:
All travelers in France must observe these coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 9/20/21. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Amsterdam and Lyon as this information can change.
The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Lyon to Amsterdam is: Fully open
Reentry to Netherlands is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of France
What are the requirements?
The government of Netherlands has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 9/19/21. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your train to Amsterdam from Lyon here.
When taking a train from Amsterdam, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Amsterdam Centraal and Amsterdam Sloterdijk. When you arrive in Lyon, your train can arrive in train stations including Lyon Part Dieu, Lyon-Perrache and Lyon Part-Dieu Gare routière.
Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Amsterdam Centraal to Lyon Part Dieu.
Passengers board their train most frequently from Amsterdam Centraal and travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center to this train station.
Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Lyon Part Dieu and need to travel approximately 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the train station to the city center in Lyon.
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