Manchester to Lyon train

Cheap train tickets from Manchester to Lyon

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Avanti West Coast
07:35AMManchester Piccadilly8h27 04:02PMLyon Part Dieu
4 transfers
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Train schedule from Manchester to Lyon

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Avanti West Coast
07:35AMManchester Piccadilly8h27 04:02PMLyon Part Dieu
4 transfers

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Fastest train times from Manchester to Lyon

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Fastest Journey

8 h 27 m

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8 h 27 m

Trains per day

1

Distance

999 km

It's difficult to get from Manchester to Lyon without transferring at least 4 times.

Avanti West Coast
07:35AMManchester Piccadilly8h27 04:02PMLyon Part Dieu
4 transfers
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Overview: Train from Manchester to Lyon

distanceDistance619 miles (998 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersAvanti West Coast

Trains from Manchester to Lyon cover the 619 miles (998 km) long trip taking on average 10 h 20 min with our travel partners like Avanti West Coast. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Lyon Part Dieu.

Train companies: SNCF (3) from Manchester to Lyon trains

Find the best journey from Manchester to Lyon with SNCF (3). Comparing schedules and prices and booking the most convenient route has never been easier with over 1000 travel companies on Omio.

SNCF (3)

Explore the beauty and cultural wonders of France by train with SNCF, France's national train company. SNCF trains allow you to easily travel to all parts of France and countries such as Spain and Germany. The company offers a variety of fares, including cheap Prem tickets, standard tickets called Loisir and Pro tickets that offer greater flexibility. You can also apply SNCF discount cards like the Youth and Senior Card on Omio at the time of purchasing tickets.

The trains that are part of the SNCF network include its high-speed TGV trains, the classic Intercité and the regional TER trains. On the ultramodern TGV trains that serve the major long-distance routes and the Channel Tunnel, you will find amenities such as a bar and restaurant, air-conditioned train cars, free WiFi, and some other onboard services.

Prices for an SNCF train between Manchester and Lyon start as low as {{ cheapest_price }} ({{ cheapest_price_eur }}) on Omio. Simply check current SNCF train times for the 619 miles (998 km) long trip, compare the best fares available, and buy your cheap Manchester to Lyon train ticket on Omio quickly and easily.

Find cheap tickets for SNCF (3) trains between Manchester and Lyon on Omio. Omio can help you find the best train deals and prices all in one place by showing you the most up-to-date Manchester to Lyon train schedule from SNCF (3), the latest train ticket offers available and other travel information for the 619 miles (998 km) route between Manchester and Lyon, including information on baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard depending on the class fare you pick and choose. If you search for trains to Lyon from Manchester in the Omio app, you can check to see if the SNCF (3) trains available are mobile tickets, which makes it even more convenient for you to go paperless when traveling. Check the SNCF (3) train schedule for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route available to get to Lyon from Manchester and then book a cheap train with ease. Sit back and enjoy your upcoming train from Manchester to Lyon with SNCF (3)!

Manchester to Lyon train information with SNCF (3):

  • Average Duration: 12 h 11 min
  • SNCF (3) frequency: 3 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Manchester to Lyon

Travel Tips: Travel by train to Lyon 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 Manchester to Lyon.
FAQs

Travel between Manchester, United Kingdom and Lyon, France by train is: Unrestricted.

What is the status of international entry into France from United Kingdom?

International entry status: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in France from Manchester?

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Lyon, France?

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

  • Physical distance requirement: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Recommended

The information above was last checked on 1/24/23. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Manchester to Lyon before traveling.

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Lyon to Manchester is: Unrestricted

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

Reentry to United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of France

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Lyon?

What are the requirements?

  • There are no current restrictions

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

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

  • Physical distance: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask: Regional advice

Last checked on 1/24/23. 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 Manchester from Lyon here.

When traveling this route you should expect the distance between Manchester and Lyon by train to be approximately 619 miles (998 km).
While the time it takes to travel 619 miles (998 km) between Manchester and Lyon can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Manchester to Lyon train journey time is on average 10 h 20 min.

Some of the Manchester train stations to Lyon you can start your journey from include Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Airport and Manchester Victoria. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Lyon include Lyon Part Dieu, Lyon-Perrache and Lyon Part-Dieu, Gare Routière.

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly   and arriving in Lyon Part Dieu.

Passengers board their train most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and travel around 0.6 miles (954 m) from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Lyon Part Dieu and need to travel approximately 2 miles (3.3 km) from the train station to the city center in Lyon.

For the best Manchester to Lyon train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Avanti West Coast. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services between Manchester and Lyon to compare what amenities they may offer.
On average, there is 1 train a day from Manchester to Lyon. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
You can take the first train from Manchester to Lyon at 7: 35 AM. The last train from Manchester to Lyon that you can take departs at 8: 15 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Manchester to Lyon schedule to help you book the best departure time for this journey.

Important Stations and Airports for this connection

Manchester
Lyon
Manchester Piccadilly is the most popular Manchester 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 Manchester for your trip to Lyon.
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+44 3457114141
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Mon - Sat: 04: 30 - 22: 30 | Sun: 07: 00 - 22: 30
Public transit options for Manchester Piccadilly
Bus lines: 1, 2, 3, 147
Train lines: Northern, TransPennine Express, Avanti West Coast, CrossCountry, East Midlands Trains, Transport for Wales
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Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail Replacement bus services depart from stands L & M of the adjacent Bus Station which is situated close to the ticket office.
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Public transit options for Manchester Victoria
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Pick up point is on Station Approach (M3 1WY) directly outside the station main entrance, outside the M & S shop.
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Public transit options for Manchester Oxford Road
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Pick Up / Drop Off at the bus stops on Whitworth St West (200 yards from station) (station side for Liverpool, opposite side for Piccadilly)

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