Lyon to Essen train

Cheap train tickets from Lyon to Essen

Showing times and prices for Aug 17

Cheapest

103

Average

121

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.

Deutsche Bahn with connection
08:04AMLyon7h59 04:03PMEssen
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1031One-way
Deutsche Bahn with connection
06:34AMLyon9h24 03:58PMEssen
0 transfers
1401One-way

Train schedule from Lyon to Essen

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Deutsche Bahn with connection
06:34AMLyon9h24 03:58PMEssen
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Deutsche Bahn with connection
08:04AMLyon7h59 04:03PMEssen
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Fastest train times from Lyon to Essen

Showing times and prices for Aug 17

Fastest Journey

7 h 59 m

Average

8 h 41 m

Trains per day

2

Distance

654 km

Of the 2 trains that leave Lyon for Essen every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Deutsche Bahn with connection
08:04AMLyon7h59 04:03PMEssen
0 transfers
1031One-way
Deutsche Bahn with connection
06:34AMLyon9h24 03:58PMEssen
0 transfers
1401One-way

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Overview: Train from Lyon to Essen

distanceDistance405 miles (654 km)
durationAverage train duration7 h 59 min
priceAverage train ticket price$150 (€139)
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn with connection, TGV, TGV inOui, Trenitalia or SNCF

Trains from Lyon to Essen cover the 405 miles (654 km) long route taking on average 7 h 59 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn with connection, TGV, TGV inOui, Trenitalia or SNCF. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $150 (€139), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $73 (€68). Travelers depart most frequently from Lyon Part Dieu and arrive in Essen Hbf.

Train providers: SNCF (3) from Lyon to Essen trains

Travel between Lyon and Essen from $73 (€68) with Omio’s train partners SNCF (3)! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient route for you.

SNCF (3)

Make traveling in France as relaxing and convenient as possible with SNCF, the country’s national train company. SNCF trains take you on a multitude of national, regional and local routes as well as international routes to Spain and Germany. There are many ticket types available on SNCF trains, including the cheap Prem tickets, standard Loisir tickets and Pro tickets for greater flexibility. There are also discount cards like the Youth Card and Senior Card, which you can use on Omio when purchasing SNCF tickets.

The trains in the SNCF network include the high-speed TGV trains, classic Intercité trains and regional TER trains. The SNCF TGV trains serve the main long-distance routes and the Chunnel routes to the UK. On these high-speed trains, there is air conditioning, free WiFi, a bar and restaurant as well as some onsite services.

For the 405 miles (654 km) long journey between Lyon and Essen, ticket prices start as low as {{ cheapest_price }} ({{ cheapest_price_eur }}) on Omio. Easily in just a few steps, you can check the latest SNCF train times and tickets available for the route, then book your cheap Lyon to Essen train with us.

One of the best ways to travel to Essen from Lyon is by taking a train with SNCF (3). Omio helps you find the ideal SNCF (3) train to Essen from Lyon by showing you SNCF (3) current train schedules and timetables, the train tickets on offer (including amenities offered onboard and travel information like baggage allowance) and the best prices for this Lyon to Essen route. You can expect to travel 405 miles (654 km) to Essen from Lyon on a train with SNCF (3). If you are using the Omio app to search for trains to Essen from Lyon, you can check straight away if the SNCF (3) 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. Once you’ve found that perfect train, book your SNCF (3) train ticket on Omio quickly and easily, then enjoy your upcoming trip between Lyon and Essen!

SNCF (3) from Lyon to Essen train information:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 2 min
  • SNCF (3) frequency: 1 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Lyon to Essen

Travel by train to Essen 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 Essen.
FAQs

Travel by train between Lyon, France and Essen, Germany is: Fully open.

Is international entry into Essen from Lyon restricted?

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

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

Entry Requirements:

  • There are no current restrictions

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

The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

The above information was last checked on 8/8/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Lyon to Essen closer to your date of departure here

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

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

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

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

What are the 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: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask: Recommended

Last checked on 8/8/22. 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 Essen here.

Omio customers have found cheap train tickets from Lyon to Essen for as low as $73 (€68)  for the next 7 days.
The train price to Essen from Lyon is on average $150 (€139)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this journey in the next 7 days.
You should expect to travel around 405 miles (654 km)  between Lyon and Essen by train.
On average the Lyon to Essen train travel time is 7 h 59 min  for the 405 miles (654 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

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 Essen you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Essen Hbf, Essen-Eiberg and Essen-Altenessen.

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

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Lyon Part Dieu, is located 2 miles (3.3 km) from the city center of Lyon.

The most popular arrival train station, Essen Hbf, is located 1 mile (1.6 km) away from the city center of Essen.

For the best Lyon to Essen train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Deutsche Bahn with connection, TGV, TGV inOui, Trenitalia or SNCF. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services between Lyon and Essen to compare what amenities they may offer.
The earliest train departing from Lyon to Essen leaves at 6: 33 AM. The last train departing from Lyon to Essen leaves at 9: 34 AM. You can find the latest Lyon to Essen train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
You can find trains to Essen from Lyon to cost on average $150 (€139) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your route. You’ll see tickets for the Lyon to Essen train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Lyon
Essen
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 Essen.
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

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