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from Karlsruhe to Lyon

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

Our recommendation

To get from Karlsruhe to Lyon on Jan 20 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

03:12PMKarlsruhe Hbf4h44 07:56PMLyon Part Dieu
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$541One-way
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12:35PMKarlsruhe15h40 04:15AMLyon, Gare Perrache
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$401One-way
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03:12PMKarlsruhe Hbf5h46 08:58PMLyon
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$551One-way
03:12PMKarlsruhe Hbf4h44 07:56PMLyon Part Dieu
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$781One-way
08:06AMKarlsruhe Hbf4h58 01:04PMLyon Part Dieu
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$791One-way

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Thu
Jan 20
$54SNCF | TGV INOUI
$40BlaBlaCar Bus
Fri
Jan 21
$47SNCF | TGV INOUI
$40BlaBlaCar Bus
Sat
Jan 22
$47SNCF | TGV INOUI
$40BlaBlaCar Bus
Tue
Jan 25
$47SNCF | TGV INOUI
$67Flixbus
Thu
Jan 27
$24TGV
$31Flixbus
Fri
Jan 28
$47SNCF | TGV INOUI
$40BlaBlaCar Bus
Sat
Jan 29
$47SNCF | TGV INOUI
$36Flixbus
Tue
Feb 1
$47SNCF | TGV INOUI
$44BlaBlaCar Bus
Thu
Feb 3
$24TGV
$31Flixbus
Fri
Feb 4
$54TGV
$31Flixbus
Sun
Feb 6
$47SNCF | TGV INOUI
$31Flixbus
Mon
Feb 7
$47SNCF | TGV INOUI
$36Flixbus

Travel Information to Lyon from Karlsruhe

distanceDistance278 miles (449 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$122 - $143
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $122 (€102) • 4 h 44 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $122 (€102) • 4 h 44 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus or TGV

Travel 278 miles (449 km) by bus or train from Karlsruhe to Lyon. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 4 h 44 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $122 (€102). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are BlaBlaCar Bus or TGV among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Karlsruhe to Lyon.

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Travel Tips: Travel from Karlsruhe to Lyon

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FAQs

Is international travel between Karlsruhe, Germany and Lyon, France allowed?

Travel between Karlsruhe, 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 Karlsruhe?

Conditions of entry into France:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be tested. A positive test will result in mandatory quarantine

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 1/18/22. 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 Karlsruhe.

Are there restrictions on reentering Germany from Lyon, France due to the coronavirus pandemic?

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

Am I allowed to reenter Karlsruhe, 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 Karlsruhe from Lyon?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

Which rules do I need to follow in Karlsruhe, 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 1/18/22. 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 Karlsruhe from Lyon here.

How do I get from Karlsruhe to Lyon?

There are 2 travel options from Karlsruhe to Lyon: bus or train.

What is the cheapest way from Karlsruhe to Lyon?

The cheapest way to get from Karlsruhe to Lyon is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $122 (€102) compared to other travel options to Lyon:

Taking a train is about $20 (€17) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $143 (€119) for this trip.

What is the quickest way to get from Karlsruhe to Lyon?

The fastest way from Karlsruhe to Lyon is by train with an average journey time of 4 h 44 min.

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

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 8 h 25 min.

How far is Lyon from Karlsruhe?

The distance from Karlsruhe to Lyon is approximately 278 miles (449 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Karlsruhe to Lyon?

The average frequency per day from Karlsruhe to Lyon is:

  • 3 trains per day.

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

When traveling from Karlsruhe to Lyon, what are the departure and arrival points in Karlsruhe and Lyon?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Karlsruhe to Lyon:

  • Buses mostly depart from Karlsruhe, Hinterm Hauptbahnhof and arrive in Lyon, Gare Perrache.
  • Trains most often depart from Karlsruhe at Karlsruhe Hbf and arrive in Lyon at Lyon Part Dieu.

Which travel companies can get me from Karlsruhe to Lyon?

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

  • You can go to Lyon from Karlsruhe by bus with BlaBlaCar Bus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $143 (€119) with BlaBlaCar Bus from Karlsruhe to Lyon on Omio.
  • You can travel by train between Karlsruhe and Lyon with TGV, and you can find TGV Karlsruhe to Lyon tickets for $122 (€102) on Omio.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Karlsruhe to Lyon?

Many of our customers traveling from Karlsruhe to Lyon don't make Lyon their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Lyon are Paris, Geneva or Barcelona, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Lyon to any of these top destinations today!

When should I purchase a ticket from Karlsruhe to Lyon online to score the best deals?

Before traveling from Karlsruhe 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 $143 (€119) one way on average.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $122 (€102) one way for this trip.

But we recommend booking Karlsruhe 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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