Lyon to Frankfurt am Main train

Cheap train tickets from Lyon to Frankfurt am Main

Showing times and prices for May 22

Cheapest

128

Average

148

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.

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10:04AMLyon Part Dieu5h54 03:58PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
0 transfers
1281One-way
2nd Cheapest
10:04AMLyon Part Dieu5h48 03:52PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
1 transfer
1681One-way

Train schedule from Lyon to Frankfurt am Main

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sunday, May 22
10:04AMLyon Part Dieu5h48 03:52PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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10:04AMLyon Part Dieu5h54 03:58PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
0 transfers

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Fastest train times from Lyon to Frankfurt am Main

Showing times and prices for May 22

Fastest Journey

5 h 48 m

Average

5 h 51 m

Trains per day

2

Distance

563 km

Of the 2 trains that leave Lyon for Frankfurt am Main every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
10:04AMLyon Part Dieu5h48 03:52PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
1 transfer
1681One-way
2nd Fastest
10:04AMLyon Part Dieu5h54 03:58PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
0 transfers
1281One-way

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Overview: Train from Lyon to Frankfurt am Main

distanceDistance349 miles (563 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 54 min
priceAverage train ticket price$87 (€77)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain companiesSNCF | TGV INOUI, Deutsche Bahn with connection or TGV

Trains from Lyon to Frankfurt am Main cover the 349 miles (563 km) long trip taking on average 5 h 54 min with our travel partners like SNCF | TGV INOUI, Deutsche Bahn with connection or TGV. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $87 (€77), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $61 (€55). Travelers depart most frequently from Lyon Part Dieu and arrive in Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf.

Train companies: TGV from Lyon to Frankfurt am Main trains

For as little as $61 (€55) you can travel by train from Lyon to Frankfurt am Main with TGV. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this journey.

TGV

If you're looking for cheap TGV tickets from Lyon to Frankfurt am Main, check out Omio! With one-way Lyon to Frankfurt am Main train ticket prices starting as low as $61 (€55) when you book in advance, we'll help you get to Frankfurt am Main from Lyon by showing you the latest TGV offers, train schedules and tickets for this 349 miles (563 km) route. You can also review relevant ticket information for each class fare available on this journey, such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard with TGV. If you search for TGV tickets from Lyon to Frankfurt am Main in the Omio app, you can quickly see if they are mobile tickets so that you can go paperless when taking the train. Whether you're looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train from Lyon to Frankfurt am Main on offer, Omio makes it easier than ever for you to find that perfect train with TGV so you can enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey.

  • Average Price: $61

Train tickets from Lyon to Frankfurt am Main: when to book to save $

Time Price Savings
1 week earlier 50 €
2 weeks earlier 45 €11%
3 weeks earlier 43 €16%
1 month before 43 €16%
2 months earlier 45 €11%
3 months earlier 45 €11%


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 - Frankfurt am Main. 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 - Frankfurt am Main 3 weeks in advance means you can save on average up to 16% compared to the price available on the day of departure.
  • If you book a ticket Lyon - Frankfurt am Main with 2 months in advance you save up to about 11% compared to the initial price.
  • By booking 3 months in advance, you could save up to 11%.
  • 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 Frankfurt am Main

Travel by train to Frankfurt am Main 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 Frankfurt am Main.
FAQs

Travel by train between Lyon, France and Frankfurt am Main, Germany is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Frankfurt am Main from Lyon restricted?

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

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

Entry Requirements:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 3 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 2 hours prior to arrival
  • 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 9 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)

What are the safety rules to follow in Frankfurt am Main, 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 5/20/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Lyon to Frankfurt am Main closer to your date of departure here

The restriction level for your return train to Lyon, France from Frankfurt am Main is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Lyon from Frankfurt am Main restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in France from Frankfurt am Main?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 48 hours prior to arrival
  • 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)
  • Health declaration 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:

  • Social distancing required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 5/20/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Lyon from Frankfurt am Main closer to your date of departure here here.

Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest train to Frankfurt am Main from Lyon for the next 7 days starting from $61 (€55)  one way.
If you are looking to book your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Lyon to Frankfurt am Main train to cost on average $87 (€77)  one way.
The train distance from Lyon to Frankfurt am Main is around 349 miles (563 km).
The Lyon to Frankfurt am Main train duration is on average 5 h 54 min, which is to be expected when traveling 349 miles (563 km) to Frankfurt am Main from Lyon. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

When departing from Lyon, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Lyon Part Dieu, Lyon-Perrache and Lyon Part-Dieu, Gare routière. When arriving in Frankfurt am Main, you can end your route in train stations like Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf, Frankfurt Main Ost and Frankfurt am Main - Stadion.

Omio customers book a train from Lyon Part Dieu   to Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf   most frequently for this route.

You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Lyon Part Dieu, located approximately 2 miles (3.3 km) from the city center of Lyon. The most popular arrival train station in Frankfurt am Main, called Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf, is located around 9.3 miles (15 km) away from its city center.

For the best Lyon to Frankfurt am Main train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with SNCF | TGV INOUI, Deutsche Bahn with connection or TGV. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services between Lyon and Frankfurt am Main to compare what amenities they may offer.
Yes, there is 1 direct train per day from Lyon to Frankfurt am Main. You can look to travel with TGV  without needing to transfer at another stop in between. Taking a direct train tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this route.
The average number of trains departing Lyon for Frankfurt am Main is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
You can take the earliest train from Lyon to Frankfurt am Main at 6: 34 AM   or take the last train from Lyon to Frankfurt am Main leaving at 9: 34 AM. Look for the latest Lyon to Frankfurt am Main train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this journey.
You can find trains from Lyon to Frankfurt am Main to cost on average $87 (€77) 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 journey. You’ll see tickets for the Lyon to Frankfurt am Main train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Lyon
Frankfurt am Main
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 Frankfurt am Main.
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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