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.
This is the last train of the day.
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8 h 20 m
8 h 53 m
Trains per day
Of the 3 trains that leave Dortmund for Lyon every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||415 miles (669 km)|
|Average train duration||8 h 20 min|
|Average train ticket price||$96 (€87)|
|Train frequency||1 a day|
|Train companies||Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express|
Trains from Dortmund to Lyon cover the 415 miles (669 km) long trip taking on average 8 h 20 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $81 (€73), but the average price of train tickets is $96 (€87). Travelers depart most frequently from Dortmund Hbf and arrive in Lyon Part Dieu.
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Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main provider of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Dortmund to Lyon train.
Dortmund to Lyon train information with Deutsche Bahn:
Travel between Dortmund, Germany and Lyon, France by train is: Partially open.
International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
Conditions of entry:
All travelers in France must observe these coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 6/28/22. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Dortmund and Lyon as this information can change.
The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Lyon to Dortmund is: Fully open
Reentry to Germany is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of France
What are the requirements?
The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 6/28/22. 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 Dortmund from Lyon here.
There are a few train stations in Dortmund to start your trip from including Dortmund Hbf, Dortmund-Germania and Dortmund-Hörde. In Lyon you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Lyon Part Dieu, Lyon-Perrache and Lyon Part-Dieu, Gare routière.
Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Dortmund Hbf and arrive in Lyon Part Dieu.
Passengers board their train most frequently from Dortmund Hbf and travel around 1.5 miles (2.4 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 2 miles (3.3 km) from the train station to the city center in Lyon.
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