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from Lyon to London

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

Our recommendation

To get from Lyon to London on Dec 5 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:45AMLyon Saint Exupery Airport1h55 08:40AMLondon Heathrow Airport
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$1241One-way
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05:10PMLyon, Gare Perrache15h10 07:20AMLondon
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$501One-way
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06:40PMLyon Saint Exupery Airport1h35 07:15PMLondon Gatwick Airport
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$1381One-way
03:55PMLyon Saint Exupery Airport1h40 04:35PMLondon Luton Airport
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$1291One-way
06:50PMLyon Saint Exupery Airport3h30 09:20PMLondon Heathrow Airport
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$2421One-way

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Sun
Dec 5
$50BlaBlaCar Bus
$124British Airways
Mon
Dec 6
$42BlaBlaCar Bus
$88easyJet
Tue
Dec 7
$62Flixbus
$114British Airways
Wed
Dec 8
$55BlaBlaCar Bus
$86British Airways
Thu
Dec 9
$56BlaBlaCar Bus
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Fri
Dec 10
$50Flixbus
$94British Airways
Sat
Dec 11
$50Flixbus
$67easyJet
Sun
Dec 12
$72Flixbus
$46easyJet
Mon
Dec 13
$47Flixbus
$86easyJet
Tue
Dec 14
$42BlaBlaCar Bus
$33easyJet
Wed
Dec 15
$58Flixbus
$44easyJet
Thu
Dec 16
$78BlaBlaCar Bus
$46easyJet
Fri
Dec 17
$84Flixbus
$78easyJet
Sat
Dec 18
$102Flixbus
$198British Airways
Sun
Dec 19
$102Flixbus
$44easyJet
Mon
Dec 20
$126BlaBlaCar Bus
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Tue
Dec 21
$78Flixbus
$50easyJet
Wed
Dec 22
$120BlaBlaCar Bus
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Thu
Dec 23
$102BlaBlaCar Bus
$133Vueling
Fri
Dec 24
$90BlaBlaCar Bus
$102easyJet

Travel Information from Lyon to London

distanceDistance457 miles (737 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or bus
priceTicket price range$59 - $72
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $59 (€49) • 15 h
fastestFastest modeFlight • $72 (€60) • 1 h 35 min
carriersPopular travel companieseasyJet or Flixbus

Take a flight or bus to travel 457 miles (737 km) to London from Lyon. 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 $59 (€49). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are easyJet or Flixbus among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight 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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FAQs
What are the international travel restrictions for United Kingdom due to COVID-19 if I’m traveling from Lyon to London?

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

Can I enter United Kingdom if coming from France?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
  • Prebook and pay for day 2 and day 8 COVID-19 PCR tests for unvaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals without a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 2 for vaccinated travellers
  • 2-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals with a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What measures do I need to follow in London, United Kingdom due to the pandemic?

All travelers in United Kingdom must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 12/3/21; 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 London.

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

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

Is my journey back to Lyon from London restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Lyon from London?

Conditions of reentry into France:

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 7-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required
  • Health declaration required
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be placed under state quarantine

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 12/3/21. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Lyon from London closer to your date of departure here.

How do I get from Lyon to London?

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

What is the cheapest way from Lyon to London?

The cheapest way to get from Lyon to London is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $59 (€49) compared to other travel options to London:

A bus is generally $13 (€11) less than a flight for the same journey. Taking a flight costs on average $72 (€60) from Lyon to London.

What is the quickest way from Lyon to London?

The fastest way from Lyon to London is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 35 min.

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

In comparison, going by bus can take 15 h   on average.

What is the distance from Lyon to London?

You should expect to travel around 457 miles (737 km) between Lyon and London.

When traveling to London from Lyon, 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 take a bus from Lyon, Gare Perrache to London, Hammersmith Bridge Road.
Who can get me from Lyon to London?

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

  • Travel with easyJet to go to London by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find easyJet Lyon to London tickets on Omio for $72 (€60).
  • Travel with Flixbus to go to London by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Lyon to London tickets on Omio for $59 (€49).
Is there a direct service between Lyon and London?

Yes, there are direct routes from Lyon to London with the following travel companies:

  • You can book a direct flight with British Airways.

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

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Lyon to London?
Your trip from Lyon to London doesn't have to end in London. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Amsterdam or Brussels. If you’d like to add Paris, Amsterdam or Brussels to your Lyon to London tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from London today!
How early should I buy 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 on average $72 (€60) one way.
  • Bus tickets are costing on average $59 (€49) 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.