How to travel from Lyon to Hamburg

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from Lyon to Hamburg

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

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To get from Lyon to Hamburg on Feb 05 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

10:04AMLyon Part Dieu9h32 07:36PMHamburg Hbf
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10:04AMLyon Part Dieu9h32 07:36PMHamburg Hbf
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06:50PMLyon Saint Exupery Airport3h25 10:15PMHamburg Airport
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06:55PMLyon Saint Exupery Airport3h40 10:35PMHamburg Airport
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03:05PMLyon Saint Exupery Airport4h00 07:05PMHamburg Airport
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2941One-way

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Travel Information to Hamburg from Lyon

distanceDistance586 miles (945 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$62 - $650
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $62 (€53) • 23 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $163 (€140) • 14 h 13 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Lufthansa or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 586 miles (945 km) to Hamburg from Lyon. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 14 h 13 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $62 (€53). 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 from Lyon to Hamburg.

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Travel Tips: Travel to Hamburg easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Lyon to Hamburg.
FAQs

International travel from Lyon, France to Hamburg, Germany is: Unrestricted.

Can I enter Germany if coming from France?

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

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Hamburg if traveling from Lyon?

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What measures do I need to follow in Hamburg, 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 1/24/23; 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 between Lyon and Hamburg.

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

Am I allowed to reenter Lyon, France from Hamburg, Germany?

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

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

  • 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: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face masks: Recommended

The information above was last checked on 1/24/23. 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 Hamburg here.

There are 4 ways to get from Lyon to Hamburg: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to Hamburg from Lyon is by taking a bus, which costs on average $62 (€53).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Hamburg:

A bus is generally $589 (€506) less than a flight for the same trip. Taking a flight costs on average $650 (€559) from Lyon to Hamburg.

Taking a bus is about $101 (€87) less than taking a train, which costs on average $163 (€140) for this trip.

The quickest way to travel to Hamburg from Lyon is by train, which takes on average 14 h 13 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Hamburg by bus can take on average 23 h 35 min.

In comparison, traveling by flight can take you on average 19 h 25 min.

The distance from Lyon to Hamburg is approximately 586 miles (945 km).

The average frequency per day from Lyon to Hamburg is:

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

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Lyon to Hamburg 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 Hamburg:

  • Buses mostly leave from Lyon, Gare Perrache and tend to arrive in Hamburg, Bahnsteig Gleis 13 + 14.
  • Flights mostly leave from Lyon Saint Exupery Airport and tend to arrive in Hamburg Airport.
  • Trains from Lyon to Hamburg most often leave from Lyon Part Dieu and arrive in Hamburg Hbf.

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

  • You can take a bus from Lyon to Hamburg with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for $62 (€53) with Flixbus from Lyon to Hamburg.
  • You can travel by plane between Lyon and Hamburg with Lufthansa, and you can find Lufthansa Lyon to Hamburg tickets for $650 (€559) on Omio.
  • You can take a train from Lyon to Hamburg with Deutsche Bahn with connection. Cheap tickets can be found for $163 (€140) with Deutsche Bahn with connection from Lyon to Hamburg.
Your trip from Lyon to Hamburg doesn't have to end in Hamburg. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Berlin, Copenhagen or Munich. If you’d like to add Berlin, Copenhagen or Munich to your Lyon to Hamburg tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Hamburg today!

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

  • Bus tickets cost on average $62 (€53) one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing $650 (€559) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $163 (€140) one way.

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

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