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from Hamburg to Lyon

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

Our recommendation

To get from Hamburg to Lyon on Oct 26 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

10:24AMHamburg Hbf9h32 07:56PMLyon Part Dieu
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$1021One-way
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10:24AMHamburg Hbf9h32 07:56PMLyon Part Dieu
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$1021One-way
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06:20PMHamburg Airport4h45 11:05PMLyon Saint Exupery Airport
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$2041One-way
10:50AMHamburg Airport4h25 03:15PMLyon Saint Exupery Airport
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$2151One-way
06:18AMHamburg Hbf10h46 05:04PMLyon Part Dieu
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$1551One-way

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Tue
Oct 26
$102Deutsche Bahn with connection
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$204HOP!
Wed
Oct 27
$65Deutsche Bahn with connection
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Thu
Oct 28
$127Deutsche Bahn with connection
$74Flixbus
$204HOP!
Fri
Oct 29
$151Deutsche Bahn with connection
$98Flixbus
$289Air France
Sat
Oct 30
$139Deutsche Bahn with connection
$76Flixbus
$204Air France
Sun
Oct 31
$127Deutsche Bahn with connection
$87Flixbus
$204Air France
Mon
Nov 1
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$80Flixbus
$288Air France
Tue
Nov 2
$100Deutsche Bahn with connection
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$217Air France
Wed
Nov 3
$59Deutsche Bahn with connection
$59Flixbus
$119KLM
Thu
Nov 4
$84Deutsche Bahn with connection
$68Flixbus
$191KLM
Fri
Nov 5
$100Deutsche Bahn with connection
$65Flixbus
$270HOP!
Sat
Nov 6
$112Deutsche Bahn with connection
$74Flixbus
$233HOP!
Sun
Nov 7
$149Deutsche Bahn with connection
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$213KLM
Mon
Nov 8
$59Deutsche Bahn with connection
$82Flixbus
$111Eurowings
Wed
Nov 10
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$98Eurowings
Thu
Nov 11
$59Deutsche Bahn with connection
$59Flixbus
$119KLM
Fri
Nov 12
$77Deutsche Bahn with connection
$47Flixbus
$159Lufthansa
Sat
Nov 13
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$155KLM
Sun
Nov 14
$84Deutsche Bahn with connection
$47Flixbus
$171KLM

Travel Information between Hamburg and Lyon

distanceDistance586 miles (945 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$55 - $138
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $55 (€45) • 20 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $136 (€111) • 4 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAir France, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Take a flight, bus or train to travel 586 miles (945 km) between Hamburg and Lyon. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 4 h 5 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $55 (€45). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Air France, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn with connection among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight, bus or train from Hamburg to Lyon.

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FAQs
Is international travel between Hamburg, Germany and Lyon, France allowed?

Travel between Hamburg, Germany and Lyon, France is: Partially open.

Can travelers from Germany enter France?

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

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

Conditions of entry into France:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required

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: Mandatory

This information was last checked on 10/24/21. 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 Hamburg.

Am I required to self-quarantine when I return to Hamburg, Germany from Lyon, France?

The current restriction level for returning to Hamburg, Germany from France is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Hamburg, Germany from Lyon, France?

Reentering Germany is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France

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

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

Which rules do I need to follow in Hamburg, Germany regarding COVID-19?

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

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

The information above was last checked on 10/24/21. 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 Hamburg from Lyon here.

How do I go from Hamburg to Lyon?

You can travel between Hamburg and Lyon 3 different ways: flight, bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel from Hamburg to Lyon?

The cheapest way to go to Lyon from Hamburg is by taking a bus, which costs on average $55 (€45).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Lyon:

Taking a bus is about $81 (€66) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $136 (€111) for this journey.

Taking a bus is usually $83 (€68) less than taking a train to Lyon, which costs on average $138 (€113) for the same trip.

What is the quickest way from Hamburg to Lyon?

The fastest way from Hamburg to Lyon is by flight with an average journey time of 4 h 5 min.

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

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 20 h 5 min.

In comparison, going by train can take 9 h 32 min   on average.

How many miles from Hamburg to Lyon would I travel?

You should expect to travel around 586 miles (945 km) between Hamburg and Lyon.

How many services a day are there from Hamburg to Lyon?

The average frequency per day from Hamburg to Lyon is:

  • Around 3 trains per day.

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

Where do I depart from Hamburg? Where do I arrive in Lyon?

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

  • Most travelers take a flight from Hamburg Airport to Lyon Saint Exupery Airport.
  • Most travelers board their bus from Hamburg, ZOB am Hbf and arrive in Lyon, Gare Perrache.
  • Most travelers board their train from Hamburg Hbf and arrive in Lyon Part Dieu.
Who can get me from Hamburg to Lyon?

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

  • Air France can get you to Lyon by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Air France from Hamburg to Lyon for $136 (€111) on Omio.
  • Travel with Flixbus for buses to Lyon. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Hamburg to Lyon tickets on Omio for $55 (€45).
  • Deutsche Bahn with connection can take you to Lyon by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Deutsche Bahn with connection from Hamburg to Lyon for $138 (€113).
Is it possible to travel directly to Lyon from Hamburg?

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

  • You can travel directly by train with with 3 direct trains per day.

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 Hamburg and Lyon.

What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Hamburg to Lyon?
Omio customers who travel from Hamburg to Lyon often also extend their vacation to go to Paris, Geneva or Barcelona. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Lyon and these popular destinations at a great price.
When should I book a ticket from Hamburg to Lyon online to score the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets cost on average $136 (€111) one way.
  • Bus tickets are costing on average $55 (€45) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $138 (€113) one way.

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

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