How to travel from Birmingham to Lyon

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Travel Information from Birmingham to Lyon

distanceDistance554 miles (894 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$2 - $224
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $2 (€2) • 8 h 59 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $224 (€196) • 3 h 40 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Brussels Airlines

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 554 miles (894 km) from Birmingham to Lyon. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 40 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $2 (€2). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or Brussels Airlines among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight from Birmingham to Lyon.

Travel Tips: Travel from Birmingham to Lyon

Travel Tips: Travel 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 Birmingham to Lyon.
FAQs

Travel between Birmingham, United Kingdom and Lyon, France is: Unrestricted.

Can travelers from United Kingdom enter France?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Lyon from Birmingham?

Conditions of entry into France:

  • There are no current restrictions

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Lyon, France?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of France has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 1/24/23. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey from Birmingham to Lyon.

Return travel to Birmingham, United Kingdom from France is: Unrestricted.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering United Kingdom from France?

Entry into United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of France.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into United Kingdom from France?

Requirements for reentering United Kingdom:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in United Kingdom?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in United Kingdom to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face masks: Regional advice

The above information about your return travel to Birmingham, United Kingdom was last verified on 1/24/23. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Birmingham from Lyon.

There are 4 ways to get from Birmingham to Lyon: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to get from Birmingham to Lyon is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $2 (€2) compared to other travel options to Lyon:

Taking a train is about $55 (€48) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $57 (€50) for this journey.

A train is $222 (€194) less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from Birmingham to Lyon costing on average $224 (€196).

The fastest way to get to Lyon from Birmingham is by flight with an average travel time of 3 h 40 min.

Other travel options to Lyon can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 21 h 20 min   of travel time.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 8 h 59 min.

Lyon is approximately 554 miles (894 km) away from Birmingham.

The average frequency per day from Birmingham to Lyon is:

  • 1 bus a day.
  • 7 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Birmingham and Lyon as scheduled services by bus, ferry, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Birmingham to Lyon:

  • Most travelers who book a bus ticket from Birmingham to Lyon depart from Birmingham, Brunel Street to Lyon, Gare Perrache.
  • Most travelers who book a plane ticket from Birmingham to Lyon depart from Birmingham International Airport to Lyon Saint Exupery Airport.
  • Most travelers board their train from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Lyon Part Dieu.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Birmingham to Lyon:

  • You can take a bus from Birmingham to Lyon with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for $57 (€50) with Flixbus from Birmingham to Lyon.
  • You can go to Lyon from Birmingham by plane with Brussels Airlines. You'll see cheap plane tickets for $224 (€196) with Brussels Airlines from Birmingham to Lyon on Omio.

Yes, there are direct services available from Birmingham to Lyon with the following travel companies:

  • You can take a direct flight with.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Lyon as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Birmingham and Lyon.

Your trip from Birmingham to Lyon doesn't have to end in Lyon. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Barcelona or Geneva. If you’d like to add Paris, Barcelona or Geneva to your Birmingham to Lyon tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Lyon today!

Before traveling from Birmingham to Lyon, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket for this trip is costing $57 (€50) one way on average.
  • A plane ticket for this route costs on average $224 (€196) one way.
  • A train ticket costs $2 (€2) one way on average for this trip.

But we recommend booking Birmingham to Lyon tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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