London to Lyon train

Cheap train tickets from London to Lyon

Showing times and prices for Dec 03

Cheapest

200

Average

200

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from London to Lyon is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

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Train schedule from London to Lyon

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Fastest train times from London to Lyon

Showing times and prices for Dec 03

Fastest Journey

12 h 19 m

Average

12 h 39 m

Trains per day

3

Distance

737 km

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

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07:01PMLondon12h19 07:20AMLyon
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Overview: Train from London to Lyon

distanceDistance457 miles (737 km)
durationAverage train duration12 h 19 min
priceAverage train ticket price$223 (€200)
frequencyTrain frequency8 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersEurostar or TGV

Trains from London to Lyon cover the 457 miles (737 km) long route taking on average 12 h 19 min with our travel partners like Eurostar or TGV. Normally, there are 8 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $223 (€200), but the average price of train tickets is $223 (€200). Travelers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Lyon Part Dieu.

Train companies: Eurostar from London to Lyon trains

Eurostar trains will get you to Lyon from London from $223 (€200). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

Eurostar

Eurostar is the exclusive high-speed railway service connecting the United Kingdom with countries in continental Europe like France, Belgium and the Netherlands. Most Eurostar trains travel through the Channel Tunnel, also known as the Chunnel, between the UK and France. With a high-speed train service reaching speeds up to 186 mph (300 km/h), you will travel from London to Lyon in ultimate comfort coupled with modern, comfortable seats and large windows. When booking your Eurostar train from London to Lyon, you can choose between three ticket types: 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).

Eurostar from London to Lyon train information:

  • Average Duration: 6 h 57 min
  • Average Price: $223
  • Eurostar frequency: 8 a day

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 Tips: 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

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

Is international entry into Lyon from London restricted?

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

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

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 11/6/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between London and Lyon closer to your date of departure here

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

Is my return train into London from Lyon restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry:

  • There are no current restrictions

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: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask required: Regional advice

Last checked on 11/6/22. 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.

Train tickets from London to Lyon for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $223 (€200)  one way in the next 7 days.
If you’re looking to purchase your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the London to Lyon train price to come in at an average of $223 (€200)  one way.
The train distance from London to Lyon is around 457 miles (737 km).
On average the London to Lyon train time is 12 h 19 min  covering the 457 miles (737 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

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.

Passengers board their train most frequently from London Victoria and travel around 1.8 miles (2.9 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.

Take the London to Lyon train with Eurostar or TGV. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the journey from London to Lyon as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
The average number of trains departing London for Lyon is 8 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
You can take the earliest train from London to Lyon at 6: 31 AM   or take the last train from London to Lyon leaving at 8: 31 PM. Look for the latest London to Lyon train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this journey.
The price of a one way train ticket from London to Lyon is on average $223 (€200) if you book 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 providers offering this journey. In general, you can find train tickets to Lyon from London available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports in London and Lyon

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Lyon
London Victoria is the most popular London 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 London for your trip to Lyon.
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Public transit options for London Victoria
Onward travel information: Victoria Bus Station at Station Front
Location for Rail Replacement Services: When weekend engineering dictate that replacement bus services will operate, these will usually depart from the immediate Station front/Terminus Place. Travel from London Victoria is usually conveyed by London Buses in these instances. Check posters and staff for more details.
Metro: Underground services: Victoria Line, District Line and Circle Line
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Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 00: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 23: 00 | Sun: 07: 00 - 00: 00
Public transit options for London Euston
Tube lines: Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Northern (Bank and Charing Cross branches), Victoria
Overground lines: Watford DC
Bus lines: 18, 30, 59, 68, 73, 91, 168, 205, 253, 390, N5, N20, N73, N91, N205, N253
Rail lines: London North Western Railway, London Overground, Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Go to Platform 2, there is a gate adjacent to the station from the main road.
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Public transit options for London Kings Cross
Underground lines: Circle, Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City, Northern, Metropolitan, Victoria
Bus lines: 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 59, 63, 73, 91, 205, 214, 259, 390, 476
Train lines: Thameslink, Grand Central, Hull, London North Eastern, Gatwick Express
Metro: N/A
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Public transit options for London Paddington
Underground lines: Bakerloo Line, Circle Line, District Line, Hammersmith Line
Bus lines: N7, 23, 27, N27, 36, 205, N205, 332, 7, 46, A1, 18, N18
Train lines: Great Western Main Line, Heathrow Express
Metro: Tube Lines.
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Public transit options for London St Pancras International
Subway lines: Circle Line, Hammersmith & City Line, Metropolitan Line, Northern Line, Piccadilly Line, Victoria Line
Train lines: Overground line, High Speed 1, Eurostar
Bus lines: 326, 139
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Public transit options for London Waterloo
Onward travel information: Waterloo is well connected to London's public transport network. Waterloo Underground station serves the Bakerloo, Jubilee, Northern and Waterloo & City Lines. Plan a journey - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk) Buses depart from several points around the station. All Transport for London Buses are accessible with step free access and have a dedicated mobility space. Buses from Waterloo (tfl. Gov. Uk) The station has a dedicated taxi rank for London Black Taxis on the roadway outside exit 3. Santander Hire Bicycles are available from the docking stations outside. Santander Cycles - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk) Waterloo is within easy walking distance of the South Bank and a number of visitor attractions. Walking - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk).
Metro: Waterloo Underground station is served by the Bakerloo, Jubilee, Northern and Waterloo & City Lines. Step free access is available to and from the Jubilee Line. For more information on London Transport accessibility: Plan an accessible journey - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk).
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Public transit options for London Liverpool Street
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Replacement transport stop on either Liverpool Street (outside the station entrance), or beside Platform 10, depending on operational requirements
Metro: Liverpool Street underground station has connections to the Central, Circle, Hammersmith & City and Metropolitan lines.
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Public transit options for London Bridge
Onward travel information: The Bus Station is located directly outside the main entrance at upper level. There are also bus stops outside on Tooley Street. For further information on buses, a bus information kiosk is also located outside the main doors of the station at upper level.
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail replacement bus services are usually found outside the front of the station. However this is sometimes subject to change. Please check engineering posters or consult a member of staff.
Metro: For North and North East Kent and South East London
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Public transit options for Heathrow Airport T123
Onward travel information: National Rail trains serving London Paddington National Express coaches to Victoria Coach Station and Gatwick Airport London Underground
Metro: Connection available with the London Underground (Piccadilly Line)
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Public transit options for London Marylebone
Location for Rail Replacement Services: At station entrance.
Metro: Bakerloo Line.
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Public transit options for London Charing Cross
Metro: Bakerloo Line Northern Line.

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