|Distance||457 miles (737 km)|
|Train frequency||2 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 2 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||TGV or Eurostar|
Trains from London to Lyon cover the 457 miles (737 km) long route taking on average 6 h 36 min with our travel partners like TGV or Eurostar. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Lyon Part Dieu.
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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 between London and Lyon in ultimate comfort coupled with modern, comfortable seats and large windows. When booking your Eurostar train between London and 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).
Please follow the recommendations outlined by Eurostar when booking your train tickets from London to Lyon due to the coronavirus:
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.
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.
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 between London, United Kingdom and Lyon, France by train is: Partially open.
International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom
Conditions of entry:
When traveling in France, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:
The information above was last checked on 9/16/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between London and Lyon before traveling.
Return travel from France to United Kingdom is: Partially open.
Entry into United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France
Requirements for reentering:
The government of United Kingdom has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 9/16/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to the travel date of your train to London from Lyon.
There are a few train stations in London to start your route from including London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross. In Lyon you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Lyon Part Dieu, Lyon-Perrache and Lyon Part-Dieu Gare routière.
Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Lyon Part Dieu.
Passengers board their train most frequently from London Victoria and travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 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 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the train station to the city center in Lyon.
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