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from Leipzig to Lyon

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

Our recommendation

To get from Leipzig to Lyon on Oct 19 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

10:48AMLeipzig Hbf9h08 07:56PMLyon Part Dieu
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$1271One-way
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10:48AMLeipzig Hbf9h08 07:56PMLyon Part Dieu
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$1271One-way
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09:33AMLeipzig Hbf10h23 07:56PMLyon Part Dieu
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$1411One-way
08:48AMLeipzig Hbf11h08 07:56PMLyon Part Dieu
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$1411One-way
07:48AMLeipzig Hbf12h08 07:56PMLyon Part Dieu
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$1341One-way

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Tue
Oct 19
$127Deutsche Bahn with connection
$91Flixbus
$681Lufthansa Cityline
Wed
Oct 20
$84Deutsche Bahn with connection
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$366Lufthansa Cityline
Thu
Oct 21
$77Deutsche Bahn with connection
$47Flixbus
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Fri
Oct 22
$127Deutsche Bahn with connection
$49BlaBlaCar Bus
$160Eurowings
Sat
Oct 23
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$256Lufthansa
Sun
Oct 24
$90Deutsche Bahn with connection
$59Flixbus
$248Lufthansa Cityline
Mon
Oct 25
$114Deutsche Bahn with connection
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$396Lufthansa Cityline
Tue
Oct 26
$59Deutsche Bahn with connection
$70Flixbus
$160Lufthansa Cityline
Wed
Oct 27
$50Deutsche Bahn with connection
$70Flixbus
$160Lufthansa Cityline
Thu
Oct 28
$66Deutsche Bahn with connection
$53Flixbus
$209Lufthansa Cityline
Sun
Oct 31
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$92BlaBlaCar Bus
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Travel Information to Lyon from Leipzig

distanceDistance515 miles (831 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$37 - $146
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $37 (€30) • 21 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $146 (€119) • 2 h 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Lufthansa or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Take a bus, flight or train to travel 515 miles (831 km) from Leipzig to Lyon. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 55 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $37 (€30). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus, Lufthansa or Deutsche Bahn with connection among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Leipzig to Lyon.

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FAQs
Does France have any COVID-19 travel restrictions for people traveling from Leipzig to Lyon?

Travel from Leipzig, Germany to Lyon, France is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Lyon from Leipzig restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Lyon, France from Leipzig?

  • 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

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Lyon, France?

The government of France has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The above information was last verified on 10/17/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Leipzig and Lyon closer to your planned date of departure here.

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Germany from Lyon, France?

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

Am I allowed to reenter Leipzig, 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 Leipzig 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 Leipzig, 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 10/17/21. 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 Leipzig from Lyon here.

How do I reach Lyon from Leipzig?

There are 3 ways that you can travel between Leipzig and Lyon. You can take a bus, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Leipzig to Lyon?

The cheapest way to get from Leipzig to Lyon is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $37 (€30) compared to other travel options to Lyon:

Taking a bus is usually $109 (€89) less than taking a flight to Lyon, which costs on average $146 (€119) for the same trip.

Taking a bus is usually $65 (€53) less than taking a train to Lyon, which costs on average $101 (€83) for the same trip.

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

The quickest way to travel from Leipzig to Lyon is by flight, which takes on average 2 h 55 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 21 h 20 min.

In comparison, going by train can take 9 h 8 min   on average.

How many miles from Leipzig to Lyon would I travel?

The Leipzig to Lyon distance is around 515 miles (831 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Leipzig to Lyon is:

  • Around 1 train per day.

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

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

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

  • Most travelers who purchase a bus ticket from Leipzig to Lyon depart from Leipzig, Fernbus-Terminal Hbf to Lyon, Gare Perrache.
  • Most travelers take a flight from Leipzig/Halle Airport to Lyon Saint Exupery Airport.
  • Most travelers take a train from Leipzig Hbf, Ostseite to Lyon Part Dieu.
Who can get me from Leipzig to Lyon?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Leipzig 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 Leipzig to Lyon for $37 (€30).
  • Lufthansa can take you to Lyon by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for Lufthansa from Leipzig to Lyon for $146 (€119).
  • 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 Leipzig to Lyon tickets on Omio for $101 (€83).
Can I travel directly to Lyon from Leipzig?

Yes, there are direct routes from Leipzig to Lyon with the following travel companies:

  • You can check for a direct train to Lyon with with 1 direct train per day.

Direct services to Lyon tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your route.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Leipzig to Lyon?
Your trip from Leipzig 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 Leipzig to Lyon tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Lyon today!
How far in advance should I purchase my Leipzig to Lyon one way ticket online to get the best deals?

Before traveling from Leipzig to Lyon, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket for this trip costs on average $37 (€30) one way.
  • A plane ticket is costing on average $146 (€119) one way for this route.
  • A train ticket for this trip costs on average $101 (€83) one way.

But we recommend booking Leipzig 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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