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Train Information between Cologne and Lyon

distanceDistance246 miles (396 km)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day

Trains from Cologne to Lyon cover the 246 miles (396 km) long journey taking on average 8 h 48 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Cologne and arrive in Lyon Part Dieu.

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FAQs
Am I allowed to travel by train from Cologne, Italy to Lyon, France?

Travel by train between Cologne, Italy and Lyon, France is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Lyon from Cologne restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy

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

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 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?

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

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

The above information was last checked on 9/22/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Lyon from Cologne closer to your date of departure here

Are there restrictions on returning to Italy from France by train?

Return travel from France to Italy is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Cologne from Lyon?

Entry into Italy is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France

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

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Cologne, Italy?

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

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

Last checked on 9/22/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Cologne from Lyon.

How far is it from Cologne to Lyon by train?
The Cologne to Lyon train distance is approximately 246 miles (396 km).
How many hours is the train time from Cologne to Lyon?
The Cologne to Lyon train duration is on average 8 h 48 min, which is to be expected when traveling 246 miles (396 km) to Lyon from Cologne. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.
What station does the train from Cologne to Lyon depart from? Which Lyon train station do I come into from Cologne?

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Cologne   and arriving in Lyon Part Dieu.

Where is the departure train station in Cologne located? Where is the arrival train station in Lyon located?

Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from Cologne and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Lyon most often arrive at Lyon Part Dieu and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from this train station to the city center.

How many trains are there to Lyon from Cologne a day?
The average number of trains departing Cologne for Lyon is 2 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Lyon
Lyon Part Dieu
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Refreshments
Lyon-Perrache
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