How to travel from Lyon to Brussels

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from Lyon to Brussels

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

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To get from Lyon to Brussels on Dec 03 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

10:50AMLyon, Gare Perrache11h10 10:00PMBRUXELLES-Midi / Brussel Zuid, Rue de France
1 transfer
851One-way
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10:50AMLyon, Gare Perrache11h10 10:00PMBRUXELLES-Midi / Brussel Zuid, Rue de France
1 transfer
851One-way
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01:35AMLyon, Gare Perrache10h25 12:00PMBRUXELLES-Midi / Brussel Zuid, Rue de France
1 transfer
1501One-way

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Travel Information between Lyon and Brussels

distanceDistance352 miles (568 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$74 - $133
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $74 (€68) • 1 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $74 (€68) • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Vueling or SNCF | TGV

Travel 352 miles (568 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train between Lyon and Brussels. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as $74 (€68). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus, Vueling or SNCF | TGV among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Lyon to Brussels.

How to get from Lyon to Brussels

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Lyon to Brussels, 87,95% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from Lyon to Brussels and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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FAQs

Travel from Lyon, France to Brussels, Belgium is: Unrestricted.

Is international entry into Brussels from Lyon restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of France.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Brussels, Belgium from Lyon?

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Brussels, Belgium?

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

  • Social distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Recommended

The above information was last verified on 11/17/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Lyon and Brussels closer to your planned date of departure here.

The current restriction level for returning to Lyon, France from Belgium is: Unrestricted.

Am I allowed to reenter Lyon, France from Brussels, Belgium?

Reentering France is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium

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

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Lyon, France regarding COVID-19?

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

  • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face masks: Recommended

The information above was last checked on 11/6/22. 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 Lyon from Brussels here.

There are 4 ways to travel from Lyon to Brussels including taking a bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to Brussels from Lyon is by taking a flight, which costs on average $74 (€68).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Brussels:

Taking a flight is usually $46 (€42) less than taking a bus to Brussels, which costs on average $120 (€110) for the same trip.

Taking a flight is usually $58 (€53) less than taking a train to Brussels, which costs on average $133 (€121) for the same trip.

The fastest way to get to Brussels from Lyon is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 15 min.

Other travel options to Brussels can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 10 h 25 min   on average.

In comparison, getting to Brussels by train can take on average 3 h 42 min.

The distance from Lyon to Brussels is approximately 352 miles (568 km).

The average frequency per day from Lyon to Brussels is:

  • 1 bus per day.
  • Around 6 trains per day.

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

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

  • Buses from Lyon to Brussels most often leave from Lyon, Gare Perrache and arrive in Brussels, Brussels South (Gare du Midi).
  • Flights most often depart from Lyon at Lyon Saint Exupery Airport and arrive in Brussels at Brussels Airport.
  • Trains most often depart from Lyon at Lyon Part Dieu and arrive in Brussels at Bruxelles-Midi.

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

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Brussels by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Lyon to Brussels tickets on Omio for $120 (€110).
  • Travel with Vueling to go to Brussels by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Vueling Lyon to Brussels tickets on Omio for $74 (€68).
  • Travel with SNCF | TGV to go to Brussels by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find SNCF | TGV Lyon to Brussels tickets on Omio for $133 (€121).

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

  • You'll find 1 direct bus per day with Flixbus, BlaBlaCar or BlaBlaCar Bus.
  • You'll find 4 direct trains per day with SNCF | TGV.

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

Looking to extend your trip from Lyon to Brussels? Many Omio customers who go from Lyon to Brussels usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Amsterdam or London. If you're looking to explore Paris, Amsterdam or London from Brussels, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

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

  • Bus tickets cost $120 (€110) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost on average $74 (€68) one way.
  • Train tickets cost $133 (€121) one way on average.

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

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