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Train Information between Heidelberg and Lyon

distanceDistance309 miles (498 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 38 min
priceAverage train ticket price$54 (€45)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn with connection

Trains from Heidelberg to Lyon cover the 309 miles (498 km) long journey taking on average 5 h 38 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn with connection. 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 $50 (€42), but the average price of train tickets is $54 (€45). Travelers depart most frequently from Heidelberg Hbf and arrive in Lyon Part Dieu.

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Trains from Heidelberg to Lyon
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FAQs
Is travel by train currently allowed from Heidelberg, Germany to Lyon, France?

Travel by train between Heidelberg, Germany and Lyon, France is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Lyon from Heidelberg restricted?

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

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

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be placed under state quarantine

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 12/1/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Heidelberg to Lyon closer to your date of departure here

What are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip to Germany from Lyon, France?

Return travel from France to Germany is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Heidelberg 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:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

What are the safety rules to follow in Heidelberg, 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 12/1/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Heidelberg from Lyon.

How much does a cheap train to Lyon from Heidelberg cost?
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Heidelberg to Lyon to cost as little as $50 (€42)  in the next 7 days.
How much is the train to Lyon from Heidelberg on average?
The Heidelberg to Lyon train ticket price is on average $54 (€45)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this trip in the next week.
What is the distance between Heidelberg and Lyon by train?
You should expect to travel around 309 miles (498 km)  between Heidelberg and Lyon by train.
How long is the train between Heidelberg and Lyon?
The Heidelberg to Lyon train duration is on average 5 h 38 min, which is to be expected when traveling 309 miles (498 km) between Heidelberg and Lyon. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.
What train station in Heidelberg goes to Lyon? What train station do I come into Lyon from Heidelberg?

When taking the train to Lyon from Heidelberg, you can choose to depart from train stations like Heidelberg Hbf, Heidelberg-Pfaffengrund/Wieblingen and Heidelberg-Altstadt. 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 Heidelberg Hbf   and arrive in Lyon Part Dieu.

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

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called Heidelberg Hbf, is located 0.7 miles (1.2 km) from the city center of Heidelberg.

The most popular arrival train station, Lyon Part Dieu, is located 1.1 miles (1.8 km) away from the city center of Lyon.

What train companies go from Heidelberg to Lyon?
Take the Heidelberg to Lyon train with Deutsche Bahn with connection. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the journey from Heidelberg to Lyon as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many trains are there between Heidelberg and Lyon a day?
On average, there is 1 train a day from Heidelberg to Lyon. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
What are the first and last departure train times from Heidelberg to Lyon?
You can take the first train from Heidelberg to Lyon at 4: 59 AM. The last train from Heidelberg to Lyon that you can take departs at 1: 18 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Heidelberg to Lyon schedule to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
How far in advance should I purchase train tickets from Heidelberg to Lyon for the best deals?
You can find trains to Lyon from Heidelberg to cost on average $54 (€45) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your journey. You’ll see tickets for the Heidelberg to Lyon train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Heidelberg
Lyon
Heidelberg Hbf is the most popular Heidelberg 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 Heidelberg for your trip to Lyon.