The cheapest trains from Amsterdam to Lyon

Showing times and prices for Sep 22

Cheapest

$205

Average

$246

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.

Cheapest
04:15PMAmsterdam Centraal6h39 10:54PMLyon-Perrache
1 changes
$2051One-way
Cheapest
03:15PMAmsterdam Centraal7h39 10:54PMLyon-Perrache
1 changes
$2051One-way
2nd Cheapest
06:15AMAmsterdam Centraal7h54 02:09PMLyon-Perrache
1 changes
$2061One-way
07:15AMAmsterdam Centraal7h41 02:56PMLyon Part Dieu
1 changes
$2371One-way
11:15AMAmsterdam Centraal6h54 06:09PMLyon-Perrache
1 changes
$2621One-way

Timetable Amsterdam to Lyon

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wed, Sep 22
06:15AMAmsterdam Centraal7h54 02:09PMLyon-Perrache
0 changes
07:15AMAmsterdam Centraal7h41 02:56PMLyon Part Dieu
0 changes
09:28AMAmsterdam Centraal8h41 06:09PMLyon-Perrache
0 changes
10:28AMAmsterdam Centraal9h32 08:00PMLyon Part Dieu
0 changes
11:15AMAmsterdam Centraal6h54 06:09PMLyon-Perrache
0 changes
01:15PMAmsterdam Centraal6h54 08:09PMLyon-Perrache
0 changes
03:15PMAmsterdam Centraal7h39 10:54PMLyon-Perrache
0 changes
04:15PMAmsterdam Centraal6h39 10:54PMLyon-Perrache
0 changes

This is the last train of the day.

Find all the dates and times for this journey

COMPARE Prices across different modes

Wed
Sep 22
Find prices
$47BlaBlaCar Bus
$159KLM
Thu
Sep 23
Find prices
$55Flixbus
$153azman air
Fri
Sep 24
Find prices
$37Flixbus
$160KLM
Sat
Sep 25
Find prices
$25Flixbus
$159KLM
Sun
Sep 26
Find prices
$37Flixbus
$152HOP!
Mon
Sep 27
Find prices
$25Flixbus
$159KLM
Tue
Sep 28
Find prices
$40Flixbus
$159KLM
Wed
Sep 29
Find prices
$40Flixbus
$159KLM
Thu
Sep 30
Find prices
$39BlaBlaCar Bus
$159KLM
Fri
Oct 1
Find prices
$31Flixbus
$159KLM
Sat
Oct 2
$350Deutsche Bahn with connection
$36BlaBlaCar Bus
$159KLM
Sun
Oct 3
Find prices
$37Flixbus
$152HOP!
Mon
Oct 4
Find prices
$25Flixbus
$88KLM
Tue
Oct 5
Find prices
$40Flixbus
$149Lufthansa Cityline
Wed
Oct 6
Find prices
$31BlaBlaCar Bus
$149Lufthansa Cityline
Thu
Oct 7
Find prices
Find prices
$88KLM
Fri
Oct 8
Find prices
$31Flixbus
$149Lufthansa Cityline
Sat
Oct 9
Find prices
$25Flixbus
$129Lufthansa Cityline
Sun
Oct 10
Find prices
$31BlaBlaCar Bus
$137Lufthansa
Mon
Oct 11
Find prices
$25Flixbus
$129Lufthansa

The fastest trains from Amsterdam to Lyon

Showing times and prices for Sep 22

Fastest Journey

6 h 39 m

Average

7 h 44 m

Trains per day

8

Distance

737 km

It's difficult to get from Amsterdam to Lyon without transferring at least once.

Fastest
04:15PMAmsterdam Centraal6h39 10:54PMLyon-Perrache
1 changes
$2051One-way
2nd Fastest
01:15PMAmsterdam Centraal6h54 08:09PMLyon-Perrache
1 changes
$2881One-way
2nd Fastest
11:15AMAmsterdam Centraal6h54 06:09PMLyon-Perrache
1 changes
$2621One-way
03:15PMAmsterdam Centraal7h39 10:54PMLyon-Perrache
1 changes
$2051One-way
07:15AMAmsterdam Centraal7h41 02:56PMLyon Part Dieu
1 changes
$2371One-way

These companies trust us. We sell their tickets all in one place.

Deutsche Bahn
Renfe
Italo
Frecciarossa
Accommodation

Need a place to stay?

view on map
Top pick hotels
Entire homes & apartments

Find the best accommodation for you, with our partner Booking.com

View all

Train Information to Lyon from Amsterdam

distanceDistance456 miles (736 km)
durationAverage train duration15 h 40 min
frequencyTrain frequency4 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 4 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesThalys, 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.

Train companies

Travel with Thalys and Eurostar between Amsterdam and Lyon

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
Eurostar

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:

    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended
    • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
    • Verification of ticket with valid ID
    • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
    • If a ticket is nonrefundable, a Thalys e-voucher can still be issued for a 15€ fee to passengers requesting a refund up to 30 days after the departure date.

    Trains 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.

    Which train companies travel from Amsterdam to Lyon?

    Trains from Amsterdam to Lyon are provided by Eurostar, SNCF, InOui, and Thalys. A mixture of these companies will be required for most trips.

    How long is the train from Amsterdam to Lyon?

    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.

    How many trains are there from Amsterdam to Lyon?

    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.

    What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Amsterdam to Lyon?

    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 Tips

    Trains from Amsterdam to Lyon
    Travel by train to Lyon easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Amsterdam to Lyon.
    FAQs
    What are the travel restrictions for Lyon, France if I'm coming from Amsterdam, Netherlands by train?

    Travel between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Lyon, France by train is: Partially open.

    Can I enter France from Netherlands?

    International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands

    Do I need to quarantine on arrival in France from Amsterdam?

    Conditions of entry:

    • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
    • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
    • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
    • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
    • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required

    What are the safety rules to follow in Lyon, France?

    All travelers in France must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

    • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
    • Face mask: Mandatory

    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.

    What COVID restrictions are there for my return journey by train to Amsterdam, Netherlands from Lyon, France?

    The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Lyon to Amsterdam is: Fully open

    Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Netherlands from France?

    Reentry to Netherlands is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of France

    Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Netherlands from Lyon?

    What are the requirements?

    • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
    • Health declaration required

    What are the safety rules to follow in Amsterdam, Netherlands?

    The government of Netherlands has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

    • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
    • Face mask: Mandatory

    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.

    How far is Lyon from Amsterdam by train?
    You should expect to travel around 456 miles (736 km)  to Lyon from Amsterdam by train.
    What is the Amsterdam to Lyon train travel time?
    While the time it takes to travel 456 miles (736 km) to Lyon from Amsterdam can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Amsterdam to Lyon train journey time is on average 15 h 40 min.
    Which train station from Amsterdam to Lyon do I depart from? Which Lyon train station from Amsterdam do I arrive in?

    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.

    Where is the train station in Amsterdam to go to Lyon? Where is the train station in Lyon located?

    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.

    Which train companies can get me from Amsterdam to Lyon?
    For the route from Amsterdam to Lyon you can take a train with Thalys, SNCB | IC or Eurostar. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services from Amsterdam to Lyon on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
    How many train services per day are there between Amsterdam and Lyon?
    On average, there are 4 trains a day from Amsterdam to Lyon. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
    When is the earliest train from Amsterdam to Lyon? When is the last train from Amsterdam to Lyon?
    The earliest train departing from Amsterdam to Lyon leaves at 7: 24 PM. The last train departing from Amsterdam to Lyon leaves at 7: 24 PM. You can find the latest Amsterdam to Lyon train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
    Stations

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Amsterdam
    Lyon
    Amsterdam Centraal
    Amenities
    Refreshments
    WC

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
    This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.<br>Metro lines 51, 52, 53, 54<br>Bus lines 18, 21, 22, 32, 33, 34, 35, 42, 43<br>Tram lines 1, 2, 4, 5, 9, 13, 16, 17, 24, 26
    How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
    This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.
    Amsterdam Sloterdijk
    Amenities