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Overview: Train from Lyon to London

distanceDistance457 miles (737 km)
priceAverage train ticket price$236 (€200)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain companiesTGV or Eurostar

Trains from Lyon to London cover the 457 miles (737 km) long route taking on average 10 h 11 min with our travel partners like TGV or Eurostar. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $236 (€200), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $236 (€200). Travelers depart most frequently from Lyon Part Dieu and arrive in London Victoria.

Train providers: Eurostar from Lyon to London trains

For as little as $236 (€200) you can travel by train between Lyon and London with Eurostar. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this trip.

Eurostar

Eurostar is the premier high-speed railway service which connects the United Kingdom with Europe through the Channel Tunnel, also known as the Chunnel, with journeys connecting London St Pancras International with Paris, Brussels and Amsterdam among other popular European cities. With its high-speed service reaching speeds up to 186 mph (300 km/h), the Eurostar makes travel between the UK and Europe as smooth and easy as possible. When you book your Lyon to London train, you can choose between ticket types like Standard, Standard Premier (with spacious seats and light refreshments served), and Business Premier (with flexible travel options, spacious seats, lounge access, hot meals served and priority boarding).

Eurostar from Lyon to London train information:

  • Average Duration: 10 h 11 min
  • Average Price: $236
  • Eurostar frequency: 1 a day

Please follow the recommendations outlined by Eurostar when booking your train tickets between Lyon and London due to the coronavirus:

  • 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 London: when to book to save $

Time Price Savings
1 week earlier 62 €
3 months earlier 59 €5%


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 - London. 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:

  • By booking 3 months in advance, you could save up to 5%.
  • 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 London

Travel by train to London 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 London.
FAQs

What COVID-19 travel safety information and restrictions should I be aware of for my train between Lyon and London?

Travel by train between Lyon, France and London, United Kingdom is: Partially open.

Is international entry into London 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 United Kingdom from Lyon?

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
  • Prebook and pay for day 2 and day 8 COVID-19 PCR tests for unvaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 1 for vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in London, United Kingdom?

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

  • Physical distance required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask required: Recommended

The above information was last checked on 1/28/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Lyon and London closer to your date of departure here

Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Lyon, France from London, United Kingdom?

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

Is my return train into Lyon from London restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry:

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • 10-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals without a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • 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:

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

Last checked on 1/28/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Lyon from London closer to your date of departure here here.

What is the price of the cheapest train from Lyon to London?

Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest train from Lyon to London for the next 7 days starting from $236 (€200)  one way.

What is the price of a train ticket between Lyon and London?

The Lyon to London train ticket price is on average $236 (€200)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this route in the next week.

How far is London from Lyon by train?

You should expect to travel around 457 miles (737 km)  between Lyon and London by train.

How long is the train ride to London from Lyon?

On average the Lyon to London train travel time is 10 h 11 min  for the 457 miles (737 km) long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

Which train station from Lyon to London do I depart from? Which London train station from Lyon do I arrive in?

When taking the train to London from Lyon, you can choose to depart from train stations like Lyon Part Dieu, Lyon-Perrache and Lyon Part-Dieu, Gare routière. Your route can end in train stations such as London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross.

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

Where is the train station in Lyon to go to London? Where is the train station in London located?

Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from Lyon Part Dieu and need to travel around 1.1 miles (1.8 km) from the city center to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in London most often arrive at London Victoria and need to travel around 1.2 miles (2 km) from this train station to the city center.

What train companies offer a service from Lyon to London?

For the best Lyon to London train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with TGV or Eurostar. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services between Lyon and London to compare what amenities they may offer.

How many trains are there between Lyon and London a day?

The average number of trains departing Lyon for London is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

How far in advance should I book a train ticket from Lyon to London to get the best deals?

You can find trains from Lyon to London to cost on average $236 (€200) 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 London train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Lyon
London
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 London.
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