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Travel Information between Lyon and London

distanceDistance457 miles (737 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or bus
priceTicket price range$64 - $72
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $64 (€51) • 15 h
fastestFastest modeFlight • $72 (€58) • 1 h 35 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBritish Airways or BlaBlaCar Bus

Travel 457 miles (737 km) by flight or bus between Lyon and London. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 35 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $64 (€51). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are British Airways or BlaBlaCar Bus among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Lyon to London.

How to get from Lyon to London

The Best Way According to our Users

When it comes to choosing a method of transportation from Lyon to London, 74,51% of our customers do not hesitate to choose the flight as their preferred way to travel. Nowadays, passengers who want to fly around Europe have more options than ever before. With dozens of budget airlines covering several routes which connect to virtually all European countries, taking a flight to reach your desired destination is easy and inexpensive. The low fares and the short flight time are, among others, some of the reasons why our users choose the airplane as the best way to get from Lyon to London, even if they have to face baggage limitations and long lines at check-in and security control. You can book your flights with Omio to make sure you are always taking the fastest route or getting the best deal. You can also add extra luggage and book securely with several methods of payment such as Apple Pay, PayPal and more.

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Travel Tips

Travel from Lyon to London
Travel to London 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 London.
What are the international travel restrictions for United Kingdom due to COVID-19 if I’m traveling to London from Lyon?

Travel from Lyon, France to London, United Kingdom is: Partially open.

Is international entry into London from Lyon restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to London, United Kingdom from Lyon?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers can choose to pay for a private COVID-19 test. The earliest you can take the test while in quarantine is 5 full days after you left a place not on the travel corridor list
  • Before travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your quarantine
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in London, United Kingdom?

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

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

The above information was last verified on 7/23/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Lyon to London closer to your planned date of departure here.

Are there restrictions on my return trip to Lyon, France from London, United Kingdom due to COVID-19?

The current restriction level for returning to Lyon, France from United Kingdom is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Lyon, France from London, United Kingdom?

Reentering France is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

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

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required

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: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 7/23/21. 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 Lyon from London here.

How do I reach London from Lyon?

You can travel from Lyon to London 2 different ways: flight or bus.

How far is it from Lyon to London?

The distance is approximately 457 miles (737 km) from Lyon to London.

When traveling from Lyon to London, what are the departure and arrival points in Lyon and London?

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

  • Most travelers take a flight from Lyon Saint Exupery Airport to London Heathrow Airport.
  • Most travelers catch their bus from Lyon, Gare Perrache and arrive in London, Victoria Coach Station.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Lyon to London?

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

  • You can take a flight from Lyon to London with British Airways. Cheap tickets can be found for $72 (€58) with British Airways from Lyon to London.
  • You can travel between Lyon and London by bus with BlaBlaCar Bus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $64 (€51) with BlaBlaCar Bus from Lyon to London.
Where else should I travel to after my journey to London from Lyon ends?
Omio customers who travel from Lyon to London often also extend their vacation to go to Paris, Amsterdam or Brussels. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between London and these popular destinations at a great price.
How early should I purchase Lyon to London tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets are costing $72 (€58) one way on average.
  • Bus tickets are costing on average $64 (€51) one way.

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

How do I get from Lyon to London the cheapest way?

The cheapest way to travel between Lyon and London is by taking a bus with an average price of $64 (€51).

This is compared to other travel options to London:

Taking a bus is usually $8 (€7) less than taking a flight to London, which costs on average $72 (€58) for the same trip.

What is the fastest way to get from Lyon to London?

The quickest way to travel between Lyon and London is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 35 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 15 h   of travel time.


Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Lyon Part Dieu