How to travel from Copenhagen to Lyon

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from Copenhagen to Lyon

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

Our recommendation

To get from Copenhagen to Lyon on Mar 30 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

11:19AMCopenhagen Central Station32h37 07:56PMGare de Lyon-Part-Dieu
2 transfers
01:01AMCopenhagen Central Station42h55 07:56PMGare de Lyon-Part-Dieu
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08:56AMCopenhagen Central Station35h00 07:56PMGare de Lyon-Part-Dieu
3 transfers
07:19AMCopenhagen Central Station36h37 07:56PMGare de Lyon-Part-Dieu
2 transfers

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Travel Information to Lyon from Copenhagen

distanceDistance761 miles (1228 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$8 - $262
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $8 (€7) • 28 h 34 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $262 (€232) • 3 h 45 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Brussels Airlines

Take a bus, flight or train to travel 761 miles (1228 km) between Copenhagen and Lyon. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 45 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $8 (€7). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or Brussels Airlines among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Copenhagen to Lyon.

Travel Tips: Travel from Copenhagen 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 Copenhagen to Lyon.

Travel from Copenhagen, Denmark to Lyon, France is: Unrestricted.

Is international entry into Lyon from Copenhagen restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Denmark.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Lyon, France from Copenhagen?

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Lyon, France?

The government of France has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

The above information was last verified on 3/22/23. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Copenhagen and Lyon closer to your planned date of departure here.

The current restriction level for returning to Copenhagen, Denmark from France is: Unrestricted.

Am I allowed to reenter Copenhagen, Denmark from Lyon, France?

Reentering Denmark is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of France

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Copenhagen from Lyon?

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Copenhagen, Denmark regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Denmark must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

The information above was last checked on 3/8/23. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Copenhagen from Lyon here.

There are 3 ways that you can travel between Copenhagen and Lyon. You can take a bus, flight or train.

The cheapest way to travel between Copenhagen and Lyon is by taking a train with an average price of $8 (€7).

This is compared to other travel options to Lyon:

A train is generally $100 (€88) less than a bus for the same route. Taking a bus costs on average $107 (€95) from Copenhagen to Lyon.

A train is $254 (€225) less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from Copenhagen to Lyon costing on average $262 (€232).

The fastest way to get to Lyon from Copenhagen is by flight with an average travel time of 3 h 45 min.

Other travel options to Lyon can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 27 h 55 min.

In comparison, getting to Lyon by train can take on average 28 h 34 min.

Lyon is approximately 761 miles (1228 km) away from Copenhagen.

The average frequency per day from Copenhagen to Lyon is:

  • 2 buses a day.
  • Around 1 train per day.

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

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

  • Most travelers board their plane from Københavns Lufthavn and arrive in Lyon Saint Exupery Airport.
  • Most travelers take a train from København, Hovedbanegården (togbus) to Lyon Part Dieu.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Copenhagen to Lyon, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Flixbus can get you to Lyon by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Flixbus from Copenhagen to Lyon for $107 (€95) on Omio.
  • Travel with Brussels Airlines for flights to Lyon. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Brussels Airlines Copenhagen to Lyon tickets on Omio for $262 (€232).

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

  • You can book a direct bus with.
  • You can book a direct flight with easyJet.
  • You'll find direct trains with.

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 journey.

Many of our customers who book a trip from Copenhagen to Lyon often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Paris, Barcelona or Geneva. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Copenhagen and Lyon itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Lyon and any of these top destinations today!

When planning your trip from Copenhagen to Lyon, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets cost on average $107 (€95) one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average $262 (€232) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing $8 (€7) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Copenhagen to Lyon online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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