Essen to Lyon train

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Overview: Train from Essen to Lyon

distanceDistance394 miles (636 km)
frequencyTrain frequency3 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 3 direct trains a day

Trains from Essen to Lyon cover the 394 miles (636 km) long journey taking on average 12 h 7 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 3 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Essen and arrive in Lyon Part Dieu.

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FAQs

Travel by train between Essen, Belgium and Lyon, France is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Lyon from Essen restricted?

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

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

Entry Requirements:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 48 hours prior to arrival
  • 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)
  • Health declaration 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 5/21/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Essen to Lyon closer to your date of departure here

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

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

Reentry to Belgium is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France

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

What are the requirements?

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • 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)

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

The government of Belgium 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 5/16/22. 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 Essen from Lyon here.

The train distance from Essen to Lyon is around 394 miles (636 km).
The Essen to Lyon train duration is on average 12 h 7 min, which is to be expected when traveling 394 miles (636 km) between Essen and Lyon. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Essen   and arrive in Lyon Part Dieu.

Passengers board their train most frequently from Essen and travel around 0.4 miles (680 m) 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.

The average number of trains departing Essen for Lyon is 3 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Essen
Lyon
The major railway station for departures from Essen is Essen. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Essen for your journey between Essen and Lyon.

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