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from Lyon to Frankfurt am Main

You can get from Lyon to Frankfurt am Main by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Lyon to Frankfurt am Main on May 22 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

10:04AMLyon Part Dieu5h54 03:58PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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$1251One-way
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01:20AMLyon, Gare Perrache15h40 05:00PMFrankfurt, Flughafen Terminal 2
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$651One-way
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10:04AMLyon Part Dieu5h48 03:52PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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$1651One-way
01:20AMLyon, Gare Perrache16h05 05:25PMFrankfurt am Main, Hbf
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$711One-way
10:04AMLyon Part Dieu5h54 03:58PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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$1971One-way

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Sun
May 22
$125TGV
$40Flixbus
$288HOP!
Mon
May 23
$101TGV
$62BlaBlaCar Bus
$248HOP!
Tue
May 24
$62SNCF | TGV INOUI
$41Flixbus
$250HOP!
Wed
May 25
$67SNCF | TGV INOUI
$48Flixbus
$210HOP!
Thu
May 26
$61TGV
$53Flixbus
$268Lufthansa
Fri
May 27
$61TGV
$37Flixbus
$248Air France
Sat
May 28
$114Deutsche Bahn with connection
$43Flixbus
$210Air France
Sun
May 29
$165Deutsche Bahn with connection
$48Flixbus
$385Lufthansa
Mon
May 30
$123TGV
$31Flixbus
$312Air France
Tue
May 31
$62SNCF | TGV INOUI
$31Flixbus
$225Lufthansa
Wed
Jun 1
$56TGV
$37Flixbus
$210Air France
Thu
Jun 2
$50TGV
$44BlaBlaCar Bus
$225Lufthansa
Fri
Jun 3
$101TGV
$54BlaBlaCar Bus
$210Air France
Sat
Jun 4
$75Deutsche Bahn with connection
$31Flixbus
$151Air France
Sun
Jun 5
$75Deutsche Bahn with connection
$44BlaBlaCar Bus
$193Air France
Mon
Jun 6
$114Deutsche Bahn with connection
$83BlaBlaCar Bus
$324Austrian Airlines
Tue
Jun 7
$73SNCF | TGV INOUI
$37Flixbus
$193Air France
Wed
Jun 8
$56SNCF | TGV INOUI
$39Flixbus
$171Air France
Thu
Jun 9
$50SNCF | TGV INOUI
$22Flixbus
$130Air France
Fri
Jun 10
$61TGV
$31Flixbus
$171Air France

Travel Information from Lyon to Frankfurt am Main

distanceDistance349 miles (563 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$28 - $129
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $28 (€25) • 11 h 50 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $129 (€116) • 1 h 25 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Lufthansa or TGV

Travel 349 miles (563 km) by bus, flight or train to Frankfurt am Main from Lyon. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 25 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $28 (€25). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus, Lufthansa or TGV among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Lyon to Frankfurt am Main.

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FAQs

Does Germany have any COVID-19 travel restrictions for people traveling from Lyon to Frankfurt am Main?

International travel from Lyon, France to Frankfurt am Main, Germany is: Partially open.

Can I enter Germany if coming from France?

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

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Frankfurt am Main if traveling from Lyon?

Conditions of entry:

  • 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 measures do I need to follow in Frankfurt am Main, Germany due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Germany must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 5/20/22; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip from Lyon to Frankfurt am Main.

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to France from Frankfurt am Main, Germany?

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

Is my journey back to Lyon from Frankfurt am Main restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Lyon from Frankfurt am Main?

Conditions of reentry 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

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Lyon, France?

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

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

This information about your return travel to France was last checked on 5/20/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Lyon from Frankfurt am Main closer to your date of departure here.

How do I go from Lyon to Frankfurt am Main?

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

What is the cheapest way to go from Lyon to Frankfurt am Main?

The cheapest way to go to Frankfurt am Main from Lyon is by taking a bus, which costs on average $28 (€25).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Frankfurt am Main:

A bus is generally $102 (€91) less than a flight for the same trip. Taking a flight costs on average $129 (€116) from Lyon to Frankfurt am Main.

Taking a bus is about $33 (€30) less than taking a train, which costs on average $61 (€55) for this journey.

What is the fastest way to travel between Lyon and Frankfurt am Main?

The quickest way to travel to Frankfurt am Main from Lyon is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 25 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by bus can take 11 h 50 min   on average.

In comparison, going by train can take 5 h 48 min   on average.

What is the distance from Lyon to Frankfurt am Main?

You should expect to travel around 349 miles (563 km) between Lyon and Frankfurt am Main.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Lyon to Frankfurt am Main?

The average frequency per day from Lyon to Frankfurt am Main is:

  • Around 1 train per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Lyon and Frankfurt am Main 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 Frankfurt am Main?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Lyon to Frankfurt am Main:

  • Most travelers who book a bus ticket from Lyon to Frankfurt am Main depart from Lyon, Gare Perrache to Frankfurt am Main, Flughafen (Terminal 1).
  • Most travelers board their plane from Lyon Saint Exupery Airport and arrive in Frankfurt am Main Airport.
  • Most travelers take a train from Lyon Part Dieu to Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf.

Which travel operators can get me to Frankfurt am Main from Lyon?

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

  • You can travel to Frankfurt am Main from Lyon by bus with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $28 (€25) with Flixbus from Lyon to Frankfurt am Main.
  • You can travel by plane to Frankfurt am Main from Lyon with Lufthansa, and you can find Lufthansa Lyon to Frankfurt am Main tickets for $129 (€116) on Omio.
  • You can travel between Lyon and Frankfurt am Main by train with TGV. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $61 (€55) with TGV from Lyon to Frankfurt am Main.

Where else should I travel to after my journey to Frankfurt am Main from Lyon ends?

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

When should I buy a ticket from Lyon to Frankfurt am Main online to score the best deals?

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

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $28 (€25) one way.
  • Plane tickets cost $129 (€116) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average $61 (€55) one way.

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