Essen to Lyon train

Cheap train tickets from Essen to Lyon

Showing times and prices for Aug 13

Cheapest

68

Average

128

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.

Deutsche Bahn with connection
09:00AMEssen8h56 05:56PMLyon
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681One-way
Deutsche Bahn with connection
08:16AMEssen9h40 05:56PMLyon
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731One-way
Deutsche Bahn with connection
09:14AMEssen8h42 05:56PMLyon
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931One-way
Deutsche Bahn with connection
09:50AMEssen8h06 05:56PMLyon
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1431One-way
Deutsche Bahn with connection
05:57AMEssen8h59 02:56PMLyon
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1691One-way

Train schedule from Essen to Lyon

Showing trains for tomorrow, Saturday, August 13
Deutsche Bahn with connection
05:57AMEssen8h59 02:56PMLyon
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Deutsche Bahn with connection
08:00AMEssen10h05 06:05PMLyon
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Deutsche Bahn with connection
08:16AMEssen9h40 05:56PMLyon
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Deutsche Bahn with connection
09:00AMEssen8h56 05:56PMLyon
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Deutsche Bahn with connection
09:14AMEssen8h42 05:56PMLyon
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Deutsche Bahn with connection
09:50AMEssen8h06 05:56PMLyon
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Deutsche Bahn with connection
09:53AMEssen8h03 05:56PMLyon
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Fastest train times from Essen to Lyon

Showing times and prices for Aug 13

Fastest Journey

8 h 3 m

Average

8 h 55 m

Trains per day

7

Distance

654 km

Of the 7 trains that leave Essen for Lyon every day 7 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Deutsche Bahn with connection
09:53AMEssen8h03 05:56PMLyon
0 transfers
1771One-way
Deutsche Bahn with connection
09:50AMEssen8h06 05:56PMLyon
0 transfers
1431One-way
Deutsche Bahn with connection
09:14AMEssen8h42 05:56PMLyon
0 transfers
931One-way
Deutsche Bahn with connection
09:00AMEssen8h56 05:56PMLyon
0 transfers
681One-way
Deutsche Bahn with connection
05:57AMEssen8h59 02:56PMLyon
0 transfers
1691One-way

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Overview: Train from Essen to Lyon

distanceDistance405 miles (654 km)
durationAverage train duration8 h 6 min
priceAverage train ticket price$121 (€111)
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesTGV, Deutsche Bahn with connection or SNCF

Trains from Essen to Lyon cover the 405 miles (654 km) long journey taking on average 8 h 6 min with our travel partners like TGV, Deutsche Bahn with connection or SNCF. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $121 (€111), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $74 (€68). Travelers depart most frequently from Essen Hbf and arrive in Lyon Part Dieu.

Train providers: SNCF (3) from Essen to Lyon trains

For as little as $74 (€68) you can travel by train between Essen and Lyon with SNCF (3). Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this trip.

SNCF (3)

Say "oui" to SNCF, France's national train company, when traveling from Essen to Lyon! SNCF trains make it easy to go all over France as well as to countries like Spain and Germany. The company offers a wide range of fares, including the cheap Prem tickets, standard tickets called Loisir and Pro tickets for greater flexibility. SNCF also offers discount cards that you can apply on Omio, such as the Youth and Senior Card.

SNCF train tickets from Essen to Lyon are available on Omio for as little as {{ cheapest_price }} ({{ cheapest_price_eur }}). Check the latest SNCF train schedule for the 405 miles (654 km) long journey from Essen to Lyon, compare the best fares available, and purchase your SNCF Essen to Lyon train ticket on Omio today!

SNCF offers different types of trains on its routes, such as the TGV high-speed train, the classic Intercité and the TER, SNCF's regional train. On the state-of-the-art TGV trains that serve the major long-distance routes and the Channel Tunnel, you will find a bar, air-conditioned train cars with free WiFi and some onsite services in addition to the onboard restaurant.

One of the best ways to travel from Essen to Lyon is by taking a train with SNCF (3). Omio helps you find the ideal SNCF (3) train to Lyon from Essen by showing you SNCF (3) 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 Essen to Lyon journey. You can expect to travel 405 miles (654 km) to Lyon from Essen on a train with SNCF (3). If you are using the Omio app to search for trains to Lyon from Essen, you can check straight away if the SNCF (3) 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 SNCF (3) train ticket on Omio quickly and easily, then enjoy your upcoming trip from Essen to Lyon!

Train information from Essen to Lyon with SNCF (3):

  • Average Duration: 11 h 29 min
  • SNCF (3) frequency: 2 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Essen 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 Essen to Lyon.
FAQs

Travel by train between Essen, Germany and Lyon, France is: Fully open.

Is international entry into Lyon from Essen restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

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

Entry Requirements:

  • There are no current restrictions

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: Recommended

The above information was last checked on 8/8/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Essen and Lyon closer to your date of departure here

Return travel from France to Germany is: Fully open.

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

Entry into Germany is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of France

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

Requirements for reentering:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Essen, Germany?

The government of Germany 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 8/8/22. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Essen from Lyon.

Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest train from Essen to Lyon for the next 7 days starting from $74 (€68)  one way.
If you’re looking to buy your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Essen to Lyon train price to come in at an average of $121 (€111)  one way.
You should expect to travel around 405 miles (654 km)  from Essen to Lyon by train.
The Essen to Lyon train duration is on average 8 h 6 min, which is to be expected when traveling 405 miles (654 km) from Essen to Lyon. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

When taking a train from Essen, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Essen Hbf, Essen-Eiberg and Essen-Altenessen. 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 Essen Hbf   to Lyon Part Dieu.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Essen Hbf, which is located around 1 mile (1.6 km) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Lyon Part Dieu, located 2 miles (3.3 km) away from the city center.

If you're looking for trains from Essen to Lyon, you can rely on TGV, Deutsche Bahn with connection or SNCF to get you to Lyon. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Essen to Lyon journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
The earliest train for this journey departs from Essen at 5: 57 AM. The last train leaves from Essen at 11: 46 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Essen to Lyon and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
If you buy a train ticket from Essen to Lyon within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $121 (€111) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets between Essen and Lyon are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Lyon
Essen Hbf is the most popular Essen railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Essen for your trip to Lyon.
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At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.
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