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from Mannheim to Lyon

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Wed
Sep 22
$56TGV
$42Flixbus
Thu
Sep 23
$68TGV
$36Flixbus
Fri
Sep 24
$83SNCF | TGV INOUI
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Sat
Sep 25
$68TGV
$37Flixbus
Sun
Sep 26
$68TGV
$39Flixbus
Mon
Sep 27
$62TGV
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Tue
Sep 28
$50TGV
$49Flixbus
Thu
Sep 30
$50TGV
$51BlaBlaCar Bus
Fri
Oct 1
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$42BlaBlaCar Bus
Sat
Oct 2
$81Deutsche Bahn with connection
$42BlaBlaCar Bus
Sun
Oct 3
$74TGV
$32Flixbus
Mon
Oct 4
$50TGV
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Wed
Oct 6
$56TGV
$35Flixbus
Thu
Oct 7
$50TGV
$32Flixbus
Fri
Oct 8
$68TGV
$32Flixbus

Travel Information to Lyon from Mannheim

distanceDistance308 miles (497 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$48 - $113
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $48 (€38) • 10 h 26 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $113 (€90) • 5 h 17 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus or TGV

Take a bus or train to travel 308 miles (497 km) between Mannheim and Lyon. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 5 h 17 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $48 (€38). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are BlaBlaCar Bus or TGV among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Mannheim to Lyon.

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Travel from Mannheim to Lyon
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FAQs
What are the COVID-19 travel restrictions for Lyon, France if I’m coming from Mannheim, Germany?

International travel from Mannheim, Germany to Lyon, France is: Partially open.

Can I enter France if coming from Germany?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • 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
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required

What measures do I need to follow in Lyon, France due to the pandemic?

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

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

The information above was last checked on 9/19/21; 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 Mannheim to Lyon.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Germany from Lyon, France?

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

Is my journey back to Mannheim from Lyon restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry into Germany:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Mannheim, Germany?

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

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

This information about your return travel to Germany was last checked on 9/19/21. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Mannheim from Lyon closer to your date of departure here.

How do I get from Mannheim to Lyon?

You can travel from Mannheim to Lyon 2 different ways: bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel from Mannheim to Lyon?

The cheapest way to travel to Lyon from Mannheim is by taking a bus with an average price of $48 (€38).

This is compared to other travel options to Lyon:

Taking a bus is about $65 (€52) less than taking a train, which costs on average $113 (€90) for this trip.

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

The fastest way to get to Lyon from Mannheim is by train with an average travel time of 5 h 17 min.

Other travel options to Lyon can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 10 h 26 min   on average.

How far is Lyon from Mannheim?

Lyon is approximately 308 miles (497 km) away from Mannheim.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Mannheim to Lyon?

The average frequency per day from Mannheim to Lyon is:

  • Around 1 train per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Mannheim and Lyon as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do I depart from Mannheim? Where do I arrive in Lyon?

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

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Mannheim, Mannheim Hauptbahnhof and arrive in Lyon, Gare Perrache.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Mannheim Hbf and arrive in Lyon Part Dieu.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Mannheim to Lyon?

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

  • Travel with BlaBlaCar Bus for buses to Lyon. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for BlaBlaCar Bus Mannheim to Lyon tickets on Omio for $48 (€38).
  • Travel with TGV for trains to Lyon. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for TGV Mannheim to Lyon tickets on Omio for $113 (€90).
Where else should I travel to after my journey from Mannheim to Lyon ends?
Your trip from Mannheim to Lyon doesn't have to end in Lyon. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Geneva or Barcelona. If you’d like to add Paris, Geneva or Barcelona to your Mannheim to Lyon tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Lyon today!
How far in advance should I purchase tickets from Mannheim to Lyon online to get the best deals?

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

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $48 (€38) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing $113 (€90) one way on average.

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

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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Mannheim
Lyon
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Mannheim
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Mannheim, ZOB, Heinrich-von-Stephan-Straße
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