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from Hanover to Lyon

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

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To get from Hanover to Lyon on May 29 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:45AMLangenhagen Airport3h10 11:55AMLyon Saint Exupery Airport
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$7551One-way
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08:45AMLangenhagen Airport3h10 11:55AMLyon Saint Exupery Airport
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$7551One-way
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06:15AMLangenhagen Airport5h40 11:55AMLyon Saint Exupery Airport
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$7551One-way
12:55PMLangenhagen Airport6h25 07:20PMLyon Saint Exupery Airport
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$9371One-way
06:15AMLangenhagen Airport13h05 07:20PMLyon Saint Exupery Airport
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$9371One-way

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May 29
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$72Flixbus
$755Lufthansa
Mon
May 30
$115Deutsche Bahn with connection
$61Flixbus
$192HOP!
Tue
May 31
$83Deutsche Bahn with connection
$51Flixbus
$190HOP!
Wed
Jun 1
$94Deutsche Bahn with connection
$59Flixbus
$582HOP!
Thu
Jun 2
$117Deutsche Bahn with connection
$67Flixbus
$407Lufthansa
Fri
Jun 3
$218Deutsche Bahn with connection
$73Flixbus
$940HOP!

Travel Information to Lyon from Hanover

distanceDistance507 miles (817 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$70 - $204
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $70 (€63) • 8 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $204 (€183) • 3 h 45 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, KLM or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Take a bus, flight or train to travel 507 miles (817 km) to Lyon from Hanover. 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 $70 (€63). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus, KLM or Deutsche Bahn with connection among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Hanover to Lyon.

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FAQs

Am I allowed to travel from Hanover, Germany to Lyon, France?

Travel between Hanover, 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 Hanover?

Conditions of entry into France:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 48 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • 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 5/26/22. 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 Hanover.

Are there COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Hanover, Germany from Lyon, France?

The restriction level for your return to Hanover, Germany from France is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Hanover from Lyon restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry into Germany:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 3 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 2 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 9 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Hanover, Germany?

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

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

This information about your return travel to Germany was last checked on 5/26/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Hanover from Lyon closer to your date of departure here.

What are the ways to get from Hanover to Lyon?

There are 3 ways that you can travel from Hanover to Lyon. You can take a bus, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to go from Hanover to Lyon?

The cheapest way to get from Hanover to Lyon is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $70 (€63) compared to other travel options to Lyon:

A train is generally $19 (€17) less than a bus for the same journey. Taking a bus costs on average $90 (€80) from Hanover to Lyon.

A train is $134 (€120) less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Hanover to Lyon costing on average $204 (€183).

What is the fastest way to travel between Hanover and Lyon?

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

Other travel options to Lyon can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Lyon by bus can take on average 17 h 40 min.

In comparison, going by train can take 8 h 15 min   on average.

How many miles from Hanover to Lyon would I travel?

You should expect to travel around 507 miles (817 km) between Hanover and Lyon.

How many services a day are there between Hanover and Lyon?

The average frequency per day from Hanover to Lyon is:

  • Around 7 trains per day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points in Hanover and in Lyon?

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

  • Most travelers take a bus from Hanover to Lyon, Gare Perrache.
  • Most travelers who buy a plane ticket from Hanover to Lyon depart from Langenhagen Airport to Lyon Saint Exupery Airport.
  • Most travelers who purchase a train ticket from Hanover to Lyon depart from Hannover Hbf to Lyon Part Dieu.

Which travel operators can get me to Lyon from Hanover?

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

  • Flixbus can take you to Lyon by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Hanover to Lyon for $90 (€80).
  • Travel with KLM for flights to Lyon. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for KLM Hanover to Lyon tickets on Omio for $204 (€183).
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn with connection to go to Lyon by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Deutsche Bahn with connection Hanover to Lyon tickets on Omio for $70 (€63).

Where should I go next after I travel between Hanover and Lyon?

Your trip from Hanover to Lyon doesn't have to end in Lyon. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Geneva or Barcelona. If you’d like to add Paris, Geneva or Barcelona to your Hanover to Lyon tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Lyon today!

How early should I buy tickets to Lyon from Hanover online for the best deals?

Before traveling from Hanover 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 trip costs on average $90 (€80) one way.
  • A plane ticket is costing on average $204 (€183) one way for this route.
  • A train ticket for this route is costing $70 (€63) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Hanover 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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