Frankfurt am Main to Lyon train

Cheap train tickets from Frankfurt am Main to Lyon

Showing times and prices for May 20

Cheapest

99

Average

142

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.

Cheapest
06:56AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf6h08 01:04PMLyon Part Dieu
1 transfer
991One-way
2nd Cheapest
02:06PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf5h50 07:56PMLyon Part Dieu
1 transfer
1521One-way
01:50PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf6h06 07:56PMLyon Part Dieu
0 transfers
1761One-way

Train schedule from Frankfurt am Main to Lyon

Showing trains for tomorrow, Friday, May 20
06:56AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf6h08 01:04PMLyon Part Dieu
1 transfer
01:50PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf6h06 07:56PMLyon Part Dieu
0 transfers
02:06PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf5h50 07:56PMLyon Part Dieu
1 transfer

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Fastest train times from Frankfurt am Main to Lyon

Showing times and prices for May 20

Fastest Journey

5 h 50 m

Average

6 h 1 m

Trains per day

3

Distance

563 km

Of the 3 trains that leave Frankfurt am Main for Lyon every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
02:06PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf5h50 07:56PMLyon Part Dieu
1 transfer
1521One-way
2nd Fastest
01:50PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf6h06 07:56PMLyon Part Dieu
0 transfers
1761One-way
06:56AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf6h08 01:04PMLyon Part Dieu
1 transfer
991One-way

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Overview: Train from Frankfurt am Main to Lyon

distanceDistance349 miles (563 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 59 min
priceAverage train ticket price$103 (€93)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn with connection, TGV or SNCF | TGV INOUI

Trains from Frankfurt am Main to Lyon cover the 349 miles (563 km) long route taking on average 5 h 59 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn with connection, TGV or SNCF | TGV INOUI. 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 $67 (€60), but the average price of train tickets is $103 (€93). Travelers depart most frequently from Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf and arrive in Lyon Part Dieu.

Train providers: TGV from Frankfurt am Main to Lyon trains

TGV trains will get you to Lyon from Frankfurt am Main from $67 (€60). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

TGV

It’s easy to book your TGV train ticket to Lyon from Frankfurt am Main online with Omio! Simply check the current TGV train schedules for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route from Frankfurt am Main to Lyon as well as relevant travel information (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard) for that train and book cheap TGV train tickets online. Prices for TGV trains between Frankfurt am Main and Lyon start at $67 (€60) one-way if you book in advance, and you can expect to travel around 349 miles (563 km). If you search for TGV trains in the Omio app, you can check straight away if the TGV tickets are mobile tickets, which makes it easier than ever to go paperless when traveling by train to Lyon from Frankfurt am Main. Let Omio do all the work for you finding the best Frankfurt am Main to Lyon TGV train ticket so you can enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey!

  • Average Price: $67

Travel Tips: Trains from Frankfurt am Main to Lyon

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FAQs

Travel between Frankfurt am Main, Germany and Lyon, France by train is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into France from Germany?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in France from Frankfurt am Main?

Conditions of entry:

  • 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?

When traveling in France, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

The information above was last checked on 5/18/22. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Frankfurt am Main and Lyon before traveling.

Return travel from France to Germany is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Frankfurt am Main from Lyon?

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

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

Requirements for reentering:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 3 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 2 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 9 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)

What are the safety rules to follow in Frankfurt am Main, 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 5/18/22. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Frankfurt am Main from Lyon.

Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Frankfurt am Main to Lyon to cost as little as $67 (€60)  in the next 7 days.
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $103 (€93)  for a train ticket to Lyon from Frankfurt am Main.
When traveling this route you should expect the distance between Frankfurt am Main and Lyon by train to be approximately 349 miles (563 km).
The train time from Frankfurt am Main to Lyon is on average 5 h 59 min  for the 349 miles (563 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Frankfurt am Main and Lyon by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

When taking the train to Lyon from Frankfurt am Main, you can choose to depart from train stations like Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf, Frankfurt Main Ost and Frankfurt am Main - Stadion. Your trip can end in train stations such as Lyon Part Dieu, Lyon-Perrache and Lyon Part-Dieu, Gare routière.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf   and arrive in Lyon Part Dieu.

Passengers board their train most frequently from Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf and travel around 9.3 miles (15 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.

For the trip from Frankfurt am Main to Lyon you can take a train with Deutsche Bahn with connection, TGV or SNCF | TGV INOUI. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services between Frankfurt am Main and Lyon on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
Yes, there is 1 direct train per day from Frankfurt am Main to Lyon with TGV or SNCF | TGV INOUI, and you won’t need to transfer at another stop in between. Direct train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when traveling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase your train ticket.
The average number of trains departing Frankfurt am Main for Lyon is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The earliest train for this trip departs from Frankfurt am Main at 4: 43 AM. The last train leaves from Frankfurt am Main at 12: 57 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Frankfurt am Main to Lyon and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
The price of a one way train ticket from Frankfurt am Main to Lyon is on average $103 (€93) if you purchase within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train companies offering this journey. In general, you can find train tickets to Lyon from Frankfurt am Main available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Frankfurt am Main
Lyon
Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf is the most popular Frankfurt am Main 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 Frankfurt am Main for your trip to Lyon.

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