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May 29
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$64Flixbus
$638Brussels Airlines
Mon
May 30
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$47Flixbus
$190Air France
Wed
Jun 1
$92Deutsche Bahn with connection
$39Flixbus
$118Air France
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Jun 2
$228Thalys
$40Flixbus
$114Eurowings

Travel Information to Aachen from Lyon

distanceDistance351 miles (566 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$75 - $118
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $75 (€67) • 13 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $118 (€106) • 1 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Brussels Airlines or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Travel 351 miles (566 km) by bus, flight or train between Lyon and Aachen. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 20 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $75 (€67). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus, Brussels Airlines or Deutsche Bahn with connection among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Lyon to Aachen.

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FAQs

What COVID-19 safety information and travel restrictions should I be aware of before I go to Aachen, Germany from Lyon, France?

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

Can travelers from France enter Germany?

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

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

Conditions of entry 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)

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Aachen, Germany?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Germany has imposed the following measures:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 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 between Lyon and Aachen.

What travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, should I be aware of for my journey back to Lyon, France from Aachen, Germany?

Return travel to Lyon, France from Germany is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering France from Germany?

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

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

Requirements for reentering 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

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

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

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

The above information about your return travel to Lyon, France was last verified on 5/26/22. 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 Lyon from Aachen.

What are the ways to get from Lyon to Aachen?

There are 3 ways to get from Lyon to Aachen: bus, flight or train.

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

The cheapest way to go to Aachen from Lyon is by taking a bus, which costs on average $75 (€67).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Aachen:

A bus is $43 (€39) less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Lyon to Aachen costing on average $118 (€106).

A bus is generally $10 (€9) less than a train for the same trip. Taking a train costs on average $85 (€76) from Lyon to Aachen.

What is the quickest way from Lyon to Aachen?

The fastest way from Lyon to Aachen is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 20 min.

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

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 13 h 35 min   of travel time.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 8 h 33 min   of travel time.

How far is it from Lyon to Aachen?

Aachen is approximately 351 miles (566 km) away from Lyon.

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

The average frequency per day from Lyon to Aachen is:

  • 1 train a day.

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

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

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

  • Buses mostly depart from Lyon, Gare Perrache and arrive in Aachen, Wilmersdorferstrasse.
  • Trains from Lyon to Aachen most often leave from Lyon Part Dieu and arrive in Aachen Hbf.

Which travel operators can get me to Aachen from Lyon?

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

  • You can travel by bus to Aachen from Lyon with Flixbus, and you can find Flixbus Lyon to Aachen tickets for $75 (€67) on Omio.
  • You can take a flight from Lyon to Aachen with Brussels Airlines. Cheap tickets can be found for $118 (€106) with Brussels Airlines from Lyon to Aachen.
  • You can go to Aachen from Lyon by train with Deutsche Bahn with connection. You'll see cheap train tickets for $85 (€76) with Deutsche Bahn with connection from Lyon to Aachen on Omio.

Where else should I travel to after my journey from Lyon to Aachen ends?

Many of our customers who book a trip from Lyon to Aachen often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Cologne, Brussels or Berlin. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Lyon and Aachen itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Aachen and any of these top destinations today!

How far in advance should I purchase tickets between Lyon and Aachen online to get the best deals?

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

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $75 (€67) one way for this journey.
  • A plane ticket for this journey is costing $118 (€106) one way on average.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $85 (€76) one way for this trip.

But we recommend booking Lyon to Aachen 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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