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Travel Information to Lyon from Essen

distanceDistance405 miles (654 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$38 - $166
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $38 (€35) • 16 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $166 (€154) • 1 h 30 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Air France or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 405 miles (654 km) between Essen and Lyon. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 30 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $38 (€35). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus, Air France or Deutsche Bahn with connection among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Essen to Lyon.

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Travel between Essen, Germany and Lyon, France is: Fully open.

Can travelers from Germany enter France?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

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

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

This information was last checked on 8/8/22. 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 between Essen and Lyon.

Return travel to Essen, Germany from France is: Fully open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Germany from France?

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

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

Requirements for reentering Germany:

  • There are no current restrictions

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

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

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Essen, Germany was last verified on 8/8/22. 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 Essen from Lyon.

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

The cheapest way to travel from Essen to Lyon is by taking a bus with an average price of $38 (€35).

This is compared to other travel options to Lyon:

Taking a bus is usually $128 (€119) less than taking a flight to Lyon, which costs on average $166 (€154) for the same trip.

Taking a bus is usually $25 (€23) less than taking a train to Lyon, which costs on average $62 (€58) for the same trip.

The quickest way to travel between Essen and Lyon is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 30 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 16 h 30 min   of travel time.

In comparison, getting to Lyon by train can take on average 8 h 3 min.

You should expect to travel around 405 miles (654 km) between Essen and Lyon.

The average frequency per day from Essen to Lyon is:

  • 1 bus a day.
  • Around 1 train per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Lyon from Essen 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 Essen to Lyon:

  • Most travelers who buy a bus ticket from Essen to Lyon depart from Essen, Freiheit / Am Hauptbahnhof (Ruhrbahn KundenCenter) to Lyon, Gare Perrache.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Essen Hbf and arrive in Lyon Part Dieu.

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

  • You can take a bus from Essen to Lyon with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for $38 (€35) with Flixbus from Essen to Lyon.
  • You can travel to Lyon from Essen by flight with Air France. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $166 (€154) with Air France from Essen to Lyon.
  • You can travel from Essen to Lyon by train with Deutsche Bahn with connection. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $62 (€58) with Deutsche Bahn with connection from Essen to Lyon.
Looking to extend your trip from Essen to Lyon? Many Omio customers who go from Essen 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 Essen 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 journey is costing $38 (€35) one way on average.
  • A plane ticket is costing on average $166 (€154) one way for this route.
  • A train ticket for this journey is costing $62 (€58) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Essen 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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