|Distance||415 miles (669 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus or train|
|Ticket price range||$52 - $70|
|Cheapest mode||Bus • $52 (€47) • 15 h 30 min|
|Fastest mode||Train • $70 (€63) • 8 h 20 min|
|Popular travel companies||Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn with connection|
Take a bus or train to travel 415 miles (669 km) from Dortmund to Lyon. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 8 h 20 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $52 (€47). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn with connection among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Dortmund to Lyon.
Travel between Dortmund, Germany and Lyon, France is: Partially open.
International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.
Conditions of entry into France:
To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of France has imposed the following measures:
This information was last checked on 5/22/22. 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 to Lyon from Dortmund.
The restriction level for your return to Dortmund, Germany from France is: Partially open.
Entry into Germany is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France.
Conditions of reentry into Germany:
You should observe these safety measures in Germany as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
This information about your return travel to Germany was last checked on 5/22/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Dortmund from Lyon closer to your date of departure here.
There are 2 ways to get from Dortmund to Lyon: bus or train.
The cheapest way to go to Lyon from Dortmund is by taking a bus, which costs on average $52 (€47).
This is compared to other ways of getting to Lyon:
Taking a bus is usually $18 (€16) less than taking a train to Lyon, which costs on average $70 (€63) for the same trip.
The fastest way from Dortmund to Lyon is by train with an average journey time of 8 h 20 min.
There are alternative travel options to Lyon that can usually take longer:
In comparison, getting to Lyon by bus can take on average 15 h 30 min.
The distance from Dortmund to Lyon is approximately 415 miles (669 km).
The average frequency per day from Dortmund to Lyon is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Dortmund to Lyon as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Dortmund to Lyon:
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