How to travel from Brussels to Lyon

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from Brussels to Lyon

You can get from Brussels to Lyon by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Brussels to Lyon on Aug 18 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:17PMBrussels-Midi3h43 10:00PMLyon Part Dieu
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1001One-way
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08:05AMBRUXELLES-Midi / Brussel Zuid, Rue de France10h50 06:55PMLyon, Gare Perrache
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401One-way
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07:02AMBrussels-Midi3h28 10:30AMLyon Part Dieu
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1131One-way
03:05PMBRUXELLES-Midi / Brussel Zuid, Rue de France10h25 01:30AMLyon, Gare Perrache
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421One-way
07:05PMBRUXELLES-Midi / Brussel Zuid, Rue de France10h10 05:15AMLyon, Gare Perrache
1 transfer
501One-way

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Travel Information between Brussels and Lyon

distanceDistance352 miles (568 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$49 - $587
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $49 (€45) • 10 h
fastestFastest modeFlight • $587 (€543) • 1 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Lufthansa or SNCF | TGV

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 352 miles (568 km) to Lyon from Brussels. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 20 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $49 (€45). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus, Lufthansa or SNCF | TGV among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or flight from Brussels to Lyon.

How to get from Brussels to Lyon

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Brussels to Lyon, 77,78% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from Brussels to Lyon and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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FAQs

International travel from Brussels, Belgium to Lyon, France is: Fully open.

Can I enter France if coming from Belgium?

Entry into France is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Lyon if traveling from Brussels?

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What measures do I need to follow in Lyon, France due to the pandemic?

All travelers in France must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 8/8/22; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip from Brussels to Lyon.

The restriction level for your return to Brussels, Belgium from France is: Fully open.

Is my journey back to Brussels from Lyon restricted?

Entry into Belgium is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of France.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Brussels from Lyon?

Conditions of reentry into Belgium:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Brussels, Belgium?

You should observe these safety measures in Belgium as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Recommended

This information about your return travel to Belgium was last checked on 7/28/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Brussels from Lyon closer to your date of departure here.

There are 4 ways that you can travel between Brussels and Lyon. You can take a bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Lyon is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $49 (€45) compared to other travel options to Lyon:

A bus is $538 (€498) less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Brussels to Lyon costing on average $587 (€543).

Taking a bus is usually $73 (€68) less than taking a train to Lyon, which costs on average $122 (€113) for the same trip.

The fastest way from Brussels to Lyon is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 20 min.

There are alternative travel options to Lyon that can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 10 h   on average.

In comparison, getting to Lyon by train can take on average 3 h 28 min.

The distance from Brussels to Lyon is approximately 352 miles (568 km).

The average frequency per day from Brussels to Lyon is:

  • Around 17 buses per day.
  • Around 6 trains per day.

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

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

  • Most travelers who buy a bus ticket from Brussels to Lyon depart from Brussels, Brussels South (Gare du Midi) to Lyon, Gare Perrache.
  • Most travelers who buy a plane ticket from Brussels to Lyon depart from Brussels Airport to Lyon Saint Exupery Airport.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Bruxelles-Midi and arrive in Lyon Part Dieu.

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

  • You can travel from Brussels to Lyon by bus with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $49 (€45) with Flixbus from Brussels to Lyon.
  • You can take a flight from Brussels to Lyon with Lufthansa. Cheap tickets can be found for $587 (€543) with Lufthansa from Brussels to Lyon.
  • You can take a train from Brussels to Lyon with SNCF | TGV. Cheap tickets can be found for $122 (€113) with SNCF | TGV from Brussels to Lyon.

Yes, there are direct routes from Brussels to Lyon with the following travel companies:

  • You can check for a direct bus to Lyon with BlaBlaCar or BlaBlaCar Bus with 2 direct buses per day.

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

Looking to extend your trip from Brussels to Lyon? Many Omio customers who go from Brussels to Lyon usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Geneva or Barcelona. If you're looking to explore Paris, Geneva or Barcelona from Lyon, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

Before traveling from Brussels 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 is costing on average $49 (€45) one way for this journey.
  • A plane ticket is costing on average $587 (€543) one way for this trip.
  • A train ticket for this route is costing $122 (€113) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Brussels 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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