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Travel Information between Lyon and Ulm

distanceDistance303 miles (488 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$42 - $123
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $42 (€38) • 13 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $123 (€110) • 1 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, HOP! Or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Travel 303 miles (488 km) by bus, flight or train to Ulm from Lyon. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 20 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $42 (€38). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus, HOP! Or Deutsche Bahn with connection among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight or train from Lyon to Ulm.

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FAQs

Travel from Lyon, France to Ulm, Germany is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Ulm 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 Ulm, Germany from Lyon?

  • 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 are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Ulm, Germany?

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

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

The above information was last verified on 5/17/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Lyon and Ulm closer to your planned date of departure here.

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

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

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

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

  • 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

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 5/17/22. 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 Ulm here.

There are 3 ways to get from Lyon to Ulm: bus, flight or train.

The cheapest way to travel between Lyon and Ulm is by taking a bus with an average price of $42 (€38).

This is compared to other travel options to Ulm:

A bus is generally $80 (€72) less than a flight for the same route. Taking a flight costs on average $123 (€110) from Lyon to Ulm.

Taking a bus is usually $10 (€9) less than taking a train to Ulm, which costs on average $52 (€47) for the same trip.

The quickest way to travel between Lyon and Ulm is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 20 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 13 h 5 min   of travel time.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 7 h 6 min   of travel time.

The Lyon to Ulm distance is around 303 miles (488 km).

The average frequency per day from Lyon to Ulm is:

  • 1 train per day.

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

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

  • Most travelers take a bus from Lyon, Gare Perrache to Ulm, Eberhard-Finckh-Straße.
  • Most travelers take a train from Lyon Part Dieu to Ulm Hbf.

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

  • You can go to Ulm from Lyon by bus with Flixbus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $42 (€38) with Flixbus from Lyon to Ulm on Omio.
  • You can travel between Lyon and Ulm by flight with HOP! You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $123 (€110) with HOP! From Lyon to Ulm.
  • You can go to Ulm from Lyon by train with Deutsche Bahn with connection. You'll see cheap train tickets for $52 (€47) with Deutsche Bahn with connection from Lyon to Ulm on Omio.

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

  • You can check for a direct train to Ulm with with 1 direct train per day.

Direct services to Ulm 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 journey.

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

Before traveling from Lyon to Ulm, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $42 (€38) one way for this journey.
  • A plane ticket for this journey costs on average $123 (€110) one way.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $52 (€47) one way for this route.

But we recommend booking Lyon to Ulm tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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