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Train Information from Lyon to Amsterdam

distanceDistance456 miles (736 km)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain companiesThalys, SNCB | IC or Eurostar

Trains from Lyon to Amsterdam cover the 456 miles (736 km) long route with our travel partners like Thalys, SNCB | IC or Eurostar. There are direct train services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Lyon Part Dieu and arrive in Amsterdam Centraal.

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Thalys and Eurostar trains from Lyon to Amsterdam

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


Save time and money by searching for and booking your Thalys train from Lyon to Amsterdam online with Omio! If you’re looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest Thalys train from Lyon to Amsterdam, Omio can help you out every step of the way. Check current Thalys train schedules for the ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best connections for the 456 miles (736 km) journey between Lyon and Amsterdam as well as ticket information for the train (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard), and then book a cheap train ticket – all in one convenient place. If you are using the Omio app to search for trains from Lyon to Amsterdam, you can check straight away if the Thalys ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when traveling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the train station. Buy your official Thalys Lyon to Amsterdam train tickets online on Omio quickly and easily and enjoy the travel experience!

When purchasing your Thalys train tickets between Lyon and Amsterdam, 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
  • Verification of ticket with valid ID
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • If a ticket is nonrefundable, a Thalys e-voucher can still be issued for a 15€ fee to passengers requesting a refund up to 30 days after the departure date.

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.
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: Fully open.

What is the status of international entry into Netherlands from France?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • 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?

When traveling in Netherlands, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

The information above was last checked on 9/22/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Lyon and Amsterdam before traveling.

What is the restriction level for the return leg of a round trip journey from Amsterdam, Netherlands to Lyon, France?

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 1 days before arrival
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel 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: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

Last checked on 9/25/21. 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 Amsterdam from Lyon by train?
The Lyon to Amsterdam train distance is approximately 456 miles (736 km).
What train station in Lyon goes to Amsterdam? What train station do I come into Amsterdam from Lyon?

When taking a train from Lyon, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Lyon Part Dieu, Lyon-Perrache and Lyon Part-Dieu Gare routière. When you arrive in Amsterdam, your train can arrive in train stations including Amsterdam Centraal and Amsterdam Sloterdijk.

Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Lyon Part Dieu   to Amsterdam Centraal.

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

Passengers board their train most frequently from Lyon Part Dieu and travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Amsterdam Centraal and need to travel approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the train station to the city center in Amsterdam.

Which train companies can take me from Lyon to Amsterdam?
For the route from Lyon to Amsterdam you can take a train with Thalys, SNCB | IC or Eurostar. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services between Lyon and Amsterdam on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Lyon Part Dieu