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Journey Summary

London to Lyon Train Information

Trains depart from:London
Trains arrive in:Lyon
Distance:737 km
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Eurostar from London to Lyon

Travel on Eurostar trains between London and Lyon at great prices. Omio finds you train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies all in one place.

Eurostar

You can find the best prices on Eurostar train tickets from London to Lyon on Omio. Eurostar’s high-speed railway service connects the United Kingdom to mainland Europe through the Channel Tunnel, also known as the Chunnel, with journeys connecting London to Paris, Brussels, Lille and Amsterdam amongst other popular European cities. The Eurostar effectively opens up train travel in Europe to passengers from the UK. With Eurostar trains reaching speeds up to 200 mph (320 kmh), you can travel 457 miles (737 km) underwater through the Chunnel from London to Lyon comfortably.

When you book your Eurostar train from London to Lyon, you can choose between three classes: Standard, Standard Premier (with light refreshments served and spacious seats), and Business Premier (with flexible travel options, spacious seating, lounge access, priority boarding and hot meal served). Simply check Eurostar train schedules for London to Lyon, choose the best ticket prices available for this route and book your train ticket on Omio!

When purchasing your Eurostar train tickets between London and Lyon, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • If passengers have an upcoming booking and are unable to or would rather not travel, there is a possibility to postpone their trip and claim an eVoucher. The eVoucher allows passengers to make a new booking within 12 months of the initial booking for travel until late 2021.

Trains from London to Lyon: Journey Details

There are between two and five trains from London to Lyon every day, with most departures in the morning. The journey takes around 5 hours and starts with a Eurostar train to Paris Marne-la-Vallée-Chessy or Paris Gare du Nord, and an onward journey on TGV DE-FR trains to Lyon.

Taking the Train from London

Trains from London to Lyon depart from the Eurostar Terminal at London St Pancras Station. This is convenient for transport links by bus and Metro, operated by Transport for London, with the rest of the city and surrounding areas within easy reach. St Pancras is on the Northern Underground Line, as well as having car rental desks and a taxi rank at the Eurostar Terminal entrance. London has several night bus routes.

Getting into Lyon by Train

Lyon is an interesting city with several diverse neighborhoods and plenty of gastronomic and cultural highlights. The city is reputed to be the birthplace of cinema. The old streets of Lyon contain the Fourviere Basilica and the St Jean Cathedral, with its beautiful astronomical clock. Trains from London to Lyon arrive at Lyon Part-Dieu Station, which is located in the heart of the business district. The center of Lyon is easy to explore on foot, but there is an efficient transport system operated by TCL. Four Metro lines, 2 funiculars, 5 tram lines and over 100 bus routes serve the station, airport and the city. Noctambul buses operate on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights.

Travel Tips

Trains from London 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 London to Lyon.
FAQs
Is cross-border travel by train between London, United Kingdom and Lyon, France allowed?

Travel by train between London, United Kingdom and Lyon, France is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Lyon from London restricted?

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

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

Entry Requirements:

  • Entry is allowed for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 7 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required
  • Mandatory installation of smart phone app for contact purposes
  • 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 6/20/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between London and Lyon closer to your date of departure here

What COVID restrictions are there for my return journey by train to London, United Kingdom from Lyon, France?

The restriction level for your return train to London, United Kingdom from Lyon is: Partially open.

Is my return train into London from Lyon restricted?

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

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Lyon?

Conditions of reentry:

  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers can choose to pay for a private COVID-19 test. The earliest you can take the test while in quarantine is 5 full days after you left a place not on the travel corridor list
  • Before travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in London, United Kingdom?

The government of United Kingdom has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distancing required: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 6/20/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to London from Lyon closer to your date of departure here here.

How far is Lyon from London by train?
The London to Lyon train distance is approximately 457 miles (737 km).
What is the departure train station in London and arrival train station in Lyon?

When departing from London, you have various train station options to start your route from including London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross. When arriving in Lyon, you can end your trip in train stations like Lyon Part Dieu, Lyon-Perrache and Lyon Part-Dieu Gare routière.

Omio customers book a train from London Victoria   to Lyon Part Dieu   most frequently for this route.

Where is the train station in London? Where is the train station in Lyon?

Passengers board the train most frequently from London Victoria, which is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center, and they get off the train at Lyon Part Dieu, located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center.

Which train providers should I travel with from London to Lyon?
If you're looking for trains from London to Lyon, you can rely on Eurostar to get you to Lyon. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the London to Lyon trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

London
Lyon
London Bridge
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London Charing Cross
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London Euston
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London Fenchurch Street
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London Kings Cross
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines Victoria, Circle<br>Bus lines 91, 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 63, 73, 205, 214
London Liverpool Street
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Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines Central, Circle, Hammersmith, City
London Paddington
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport. Metro lines Bakerloo, Circle, District Bus lines 7, 15, 18, 23, 27, 36, 46, 105, 436
London St Pancras
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London Victoria
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.<br>Metro lines Circle, District, Victoria<br>Bus lines 22, 211, 239, C1, N11
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.
London Waterloo East
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines Bakerloo, Northern, Jubilee, Waterloo, City<br>Bus lines 1, 4, 26, 59, 68, 76, 77, 100, 139, 168, 171, 172, 176