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Train Information between Manchester and Lyon

distanceDistance619 miles (998 km)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day

Trains from Manchester to Lyon cover the 619 miles (998 km) long trip taking on average 10 h 7 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Lyon Part Dieu.

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Trains from Manchester to Lyon
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FAQs
Is cross-border travel by train between Manchester, United Kingdom and Lyon, France allowed?

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

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

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
  • 7-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required
  • Health declaration required

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: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 10/18/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Lyon from Manchester before traveling.

Do I need to quarantine when I return to United Kingdom from Lyon, France?

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

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

Reentry to United Kingdom 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?

What are the requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Before travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your quarantine
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

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: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask: Regional advice

Last checked on 10/18/21. 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 Manchester from Lyon here.

How far is it from Manchester to Lyon by train?
You should expect to travel around 619 miles (998 km)  from Manchester to Lyon by train.
How long is a train from Manchester to Lyon on average?
On average the Manchester to Lyon train travel time is 10 h 7 min  for the 619 miles (998 km) long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
When traveling by train from Manchester to Lyon, which train station in Manchester do I depart from and which train station in Lyon do I arrive in?

When taking a train from Manchester, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Victoria and Manchester Oxford Road. When you arrive in Lyon, your train can arrive in train stations including Lyon Part Dieu, Lyon-Perrache and Lyon Part-Dieu Gare routière.

Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Manchester Piccadilly   to Lyon Part Dieu.

Where is the train station in Manchester? Where is the train station in Lyon?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called Manchester Piccadilly, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center of Manchester.

The most popular arrival train station, Lyon Part Dieu, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city center of Lyon.

How many trains per day are there to Lyon from Manchester?
On average, there are 2 trains a day from Manchester to Lyon. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Mon - Sat: 04: 30 - 22: 30 | Sun: 07: 00 - 22: 30
Connections to/from station
Bus lines: 1, 2, 3, 147
Train lines: Northern, TransPennine Express, Avanti West Coast, CrossCountry, East Midlands Trains, Transport for Wales