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Overview: Train from Lyon to Amsterdam

distanceDistance456 miles (736 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain companiesThalys, SNCB | IC or Eurostar

Trains from Lyon to Amsterdam cover the 456 miles (736 km) long route taking on average 9 h 38 min with our travel partners like Thalys, SNCB | IC or Eurostar. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Lyon Part Dieu and arrive in Amsterdam Centraal.

Train providers: Thalys and Eurostar from Lyon to Amsterdam trains

Find the best route from Lyon to Amsterdam with Omio's train partners Thalys and Eurostar! You'll find the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable trip for you.

Eurostar
Thalys

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 Lyon to Amsterdam in ultimate comfort coupled with modern, comfortable seats and large windows. When booking your Eurostar train from Lyon to Amsterdam, 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).

    These are Eurostar's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the train between Lyon and Amsterdam:

    • 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.

    Train tickets from Lyon to Amsterdam: when to book to save $

    Time Price Savings
    1 week earlier 141 €
    2 weeks earlier 135 €4%
    3 weeks earlier 96 €47%
    1 month before 96 €47%
    2 months earlier 98 €44%
    3 months earlier 76 €86%


    Train companies often offer promotional prices and offers—by buying in advance—you can get access the best prices for trains in the U.S., Canada, and the major European railroad operators. Search on Omio to check prices and cheap train tickets from Lyon - Amsterdam. Easily find the most attractive rates and choose the your preferred route for your journey. Book and choose your mobile ticket: avoid the queues at the station and the added stress of printing your ticket.

    The rule of buying in advance to save money is not only valid when booking a flight but also for train travel. Train tickets are generally on sale 6 months before the departure date. Some train booking tips from us:

    • Buying your train ticket from Lyon - Amsterdam 3 weeks in advance means you can save on average up to 47% compared to the price available on the day of departure.
    • If you book a ticket Lyon - Amsterdam with 2 months in advance you save up to about 44% compared to the initial price.
    • By booking 3 months in advance, you could save up to 86%.
    • On Omio you can find all offers, train times and prices for train travel in Europe, the U.S., and Canada.

    Travel Tips: Trains from Lyon to Amsterdam

    Travel by train to Amsterdam 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 Lyon to Amsterdam.
    FAQs

    What COVID-19 travel safety information and restrictions should I be aware of for my train to Amsterdam from Lyon?

    Travel between Lyon, France and Amsterdam, Netherlands by train is: Partially open.

    Can I enter Netherlands from France?

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

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

    Conditions of entry:

    • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
    • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
    • Health declaration required

    What are the safety rules to follow in Amsterdam, Netherlands?

    All travelers in Netherlands must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

    • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
    • Face mask: Mandatory

    The information above was last checked on 1/20/22. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Lyon to Amsterdam as this information can change.

    Do I need to quarantine when I return to France from Amsterdam, Netherlands?

    The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Amsterdam to Lyon is: Partially open

    Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to France from Netherlands?

    Reentry to France is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands

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

    What are the requirements?

    • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 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 tested. A positive test will result in mandatory 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: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
    • Face mask: Mandatory

    Last checked on 1/23/22. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your train to Lyon from Amsterdam here.

    How far is Lyon to Amsterdam by train?

    The train distance from Lyon to Amsterdam is around 456 miles (736 km).

    What is the Lyon to Amsterdam train travel time?

    While the time it takes to travel 456 miles (736 km) to Amsterdam from Lyon can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Lyon to Amsterdam train journey time is on average 9 h 38 min.

    What is the departure train station in Lyon and arrival train station in Amsterdam?

    When taking the train to Amsterdam from Lyon, you can choose to depart from train stations like Lyon Part Dieu, Lyon-Perrache and Lyon Part-Dieu, Gare routière. Your trip can end in train stations such as Amsterdam Centraal and Amsterdam Sloterdijk.

    Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Lyon Part Dieu   and arrive in Amsterdam Centraal.

    Where is the Lyon train station located? Where is the Amsterdam train station located?

    The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called Lyon Part Dieu, is located 1.1 miles (1.8 km) from the city center of Lyon.

    The most popular arrival train station, Amsterdam Centraal, is located 0.6 miles (916 m) away from the city center of Amsterdam.

    What train providers go from Lyon to Amsterdam?

    If you're looking for trains from Lyon to Amsterdam, you can rely on Thalys, SNCB | IC or Eurostar to get you to Amsterdam. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Lyon to Amsterdam route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

    How many trains are there to Amsterdam from Lyon a day?

    On average, there is 1 train a day from Lyon to Amsterdam. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Lyon
    Amsterdam
    Lyon Part Dieu is the most popular Lyon 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 Lyon for your trip to Amsterdam.
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    LockersLockers
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    TaxisTaxis
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    phone
    Phone Number
    +33 184943635
    ticketOfficeHours
    Ticket Office Hours
    Mon - Wed: 05: 00 - 20: 45 | Thu - Sat: 05: 00 - 21: 45 | Sun: 06: 45 - 21: 45
    Public transit options for Lyon Part Dieu
    Metro lines: A, B, C, D
    Tram lines: T4, K240, T3, K100
    Bus lines: 2960, C2, C3, C6, C9
    Train lines: TGV, TGV Lyria, TGV INOUI, OUIGO, TER, Intercités, Eurostar, AVE
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    LockersLockers
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    TaxisTaxis
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    phone
    Phone Number
    +33 72401062
    ticketOfficeHours
    Ticket Office Hours
    Mon - Fri: 10: 00 - 18: 00
    Public transit options for Lyon-Perrache
    Metro lines: A, B, C, D
    Bus lines: 8, 31, 46, 49, 55, 60, 63, S1, C19, C21, C22
    Tram lines: 1, 2
    Train lines: TGV, TGV INOUI, OUIGO, TER Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, Intercités