The cheapest trains from Lyon to Dortmund

Showing times and prices for Sep 25

Cheapest

$173

Average

$199

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Lyon to Dortmund will cost around $ 199 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 173.

Cheapest
08:34AMLyon Part Dieu8h55 05:29PMDortmund Hbf
3 changes
$1731One-way
2nd Cheapest
10:04AMLyon Part Dieu8h18 06:22PMDortmund Hbf
2 changes
$2021One-way
10:04AMLyon Part Dieu9h25 07:29PMDortmund Hbf
1 changes
$2221One-way

Timetable Lyon to Dortmund

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08:34AMLyon Part Dieu8h55 05:29PMDortmund Hbf
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10:04AMLyon Part Dieu8h18 06:22PMDortmund Hbf
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10:04AMLyon Part Dieu9h25 07:29PMDortmund Hbf
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Fri
Sep 24
$103Deutsche Bahn with connection
$75Flixbus
Sat
Sep 25
$173Deutsche Bahn with connection
$77Flixbus
Sun
Sep 26
$214Deutsche Bahn with connection
$62Flixbus
Mon
Sep 27
$103Deutsche Bahn with connection
$62Flixbus
Tue
Sep 28
$60Deutsche Bahn with connection
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Thu
Sep 30
$91Deutsche Bahn with connection
$53Flixbus

The fastest trains from Lyon to Dortmund

Showing times and prices for Sep 25

Fastest Journey

8 h 18 m

Average

8 h 52 m

Trains per day

3

Distance

669 km

It's difficult to get from Lyon to Dortmund without transferring at least once.

Fastest
10:04AMLyon Part Dieu8h18 06:22PMDortmund Hbf
2 changes
$2021One-way
2nd Fastest
08:34AMLyon Part Dieu8h55 05:29PMDortmund Hbf
3 changes
$1731One-way
10:04AMLyon Part Dieu9h25 07:29PMDortmund Hbf
1 changes
$2221One-way

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Train Information between Lyon and Dortmund

distanceDistance415 miles (669 km)
durationAverage train duration8 h 18 min
priceAverage train ticket price$145 (€117)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain companiesTGV, Deutsche Bahn with connection or Thalys

Trains from Lyon to Dortmund cover the 415 miles (669 km) long trip taking on average 8 h 18 min with our travel partners like TGV, Deutsche Bahn with connection or Thalys. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $145 (€117), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $91 (€73). Travelers depart most frequently from Lyon Part Dieu and arrive in Dortmund Hbf.

Train companies

Thalys between Lyon and Dortmund

Find the best trains from Lyon to Dortmund with Omio's travel partners Thalys from $91 (€73). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.

Thalys

Looking to travel by train from Lyon to Dortmund? Omio can help you find that perfect route with Thalys. Check Omio to see current Thalys train schedules, tickets, travel information and prices for the best deals on the Lyon to Dortmund train and book Thalys tickets online quickly and easily. When taking a train from Lyon to Dortmund, you can expect to travel 415 miles (669 km) one-way with Thalys. If you search for trains from Lyon to Dortmund in the Omio app, you can check 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. Whether you’re looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train with Thalys, we do the work for you to get you safely to Dortmund from Lyon. Book that perfect Lyon to Dortmund train now with Omio and enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey with Thalys!

When purchasing your Thalys train tickets from Lyon to Dortmund, 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.

Travel Tips

Trains from Lyon to Dortmund
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FAQs
Is travel by train currently allowed from Lyon, France to Dortmund, Germany?

Travel between Lyon, France and Dortmund, Germany by train is: Partially open.

Can I enter Germany from France?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Dortmund, Germany?

All travelers in Germany must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 9/23/21. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Lyon to Dortmund as this information can change.

Do I need to quarantine when I return to France from Dortmund, Germany?

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

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

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

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

What are the requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 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 9/23/21. 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 Dortmund here.

How much do cheap train tickets between Lyon and Dortmund cost?
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets from Lyon to Dortmund for as low as $91 (€73)  for the next 7 days.
How much does it cost to take a train from Lyon to Dortmund?
The Lyon to Dortmund train ticket price is on average $145 (€117)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this trip in the next week.
How far is it from Lyon to Dortmund by train?
The distance to Dortmund from Lyon by train is approximately 415 miles (669 km).
What is the Lyon to Dortmund train travel time?
While the time it takes to travel 415 miles (669 km) between Lyon and Dortmund can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Lyon to Dortmund train journey time is on average 8 h 18 min.
When traveling by train from Lyon to Dortmund, which train station in Lyon do I depart from and which train station in Dortmund do I arrive in?

There are a few train stations in Lyon to start your route from including Lyon Part Dieu, Lyon-Perrache and Lyon Part-Dieu Gare routière. In Dortmund you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Dortmund Hbf, Dortmund-Germania and Dortmund-Hörde.

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Lyon Part Dieu   and arrive in Dortmund Hbf.

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

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 Dortmund Hbf and need to travel approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the train station to the city center in Dortmund.

Which train providers can get me from Lyon to Dortmund?
For the trip from Lyon to Dortmund you can take a train with TGV, Deutsche Bahn with connection or Thalys. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services between Lyon and Dortmund on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
How many train services per day are there between Lyon and Dortmund?
The average number of trains departing Lyon for Dortmund is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
What are the first and last departure train times from Lyon to Dortmund?
The earliest train for this journey departs from Lyon at 8: 04 AM. The last train leaves from Lyon at 8: 04 AM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Lyon to Dortmund and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
How far in advance should I purchase a train ticket from Lyon to Dortmund to get the best deals?
If you book the Lyon to Dortmund train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $145 (€117). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains between Lyon and Dortmund. Look out for train tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Lyon
Dortmund
Lyon Part Dieu
Amenities
Refreshments
Lyon-Perrache
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