How to travel from Nuremberg to Lyon

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from Nuremberg to Lyon

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

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To get from Nuremberg to Lyon on Jun 30 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:41AMNuremberg Hbf9h15 04:56PMLyon Part Dieu
2 transfers
1151One-way
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07:41AMNuremberg Hbf9h15 04:56PMLyon Part Dieu
2 transfers
1151One-way
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03:30PMNuremberg Albrecht Dürer Airport7h05 10:35PMLyon Saint Exupery Airport
1 transfer
1571One-way
11:35AMNuremberg Albrecht Dürer Airport7h10 06:45PMLyon Saint Exupery Airport
1 transfer
1841One-way
07:00AMNuremberg Albrecht Dürer Airport4h15 11:15AMLyon Saint Exupery Airport
1 transfer
2121One-way

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Travel Information to Lyon from Nuremberg

distanceDistance385 miles (621 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeFlight • $177 (€158) • 2 h 45 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Air France or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 385 miles (621 km) from Nuremberg to Lyon. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus, Air France or Deutsche Bahn with connection among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Nuremberg to Lyon.

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FAQs

Travel between Nuremberg, Germany and Lyon, France is: Partially open.

Can travelers from Germany enter France?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Lyon from Nuremberg?

Conditions of entry into France:

  • 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

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Lyon, France?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of France has imposed the following measures:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Recommended

This information was last checked on 6/28/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey to Lyon from Nuremberg.

The current restriction level for returning to Nuremberg, Germany from France is: Fully open.

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

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

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

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Nuremberg, Germany regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Germany must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

The information above was last checked on 6/28/22. 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 Nuremberg from Lyon here.

There are 4 ways that you can travel to Lyon from Nuremberg. You can take a bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to travel from Nuremberg to Lyon is by taking a ferry with an average price of $1 (€1).

This is compared to other travel options to Lyon:

A ferry is generally $56 (€50) less than a bus for the same journey. Taking a bus costs on average $56 (€50) from Nuremberg to Lyon.

A ferry is generally $177 (€158) less than a flight for the same journey. Taking a flight costs on average $177 (€158) from Nuremberg to Lyon.

Taking a ferry is about $93 (€83) less than taking a train, which costs on average $93 (€83) for this route.

The fastest way to get to Lyon from Nuremberg is by flight with an average travel time of 2 h 45 min.

Other travel options to Lyon can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 11 h 5 min.

In comparison, taking a ferry requires on average 0 h 0 min   of travel time.

In comparison, going by train can take 8 h 14 min   on average.

You should expect to travel around 385 miles (621 km) between Nuremberg and Lyon.

The average frequency per day from Nuremberg to Lyon is:

  • Around 2 buses per day.
  • 1 train a day.

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

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

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Nuremberg, Opernhaus and arrive in Lyon, Gare Perrache.
  • Most travelers catch their flight from Nuremberg Albrecht Dürer Airport and arrive in Lyon Saint Exupery Airport.
  • Most travelers take a train from Nürnberg Hbf to Lyon Part Dieu.

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

  • Travel with Flixbus for buses to Lyon. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Nuremberg to Lyon tickets on Omio for $56 (€50).
  • Air France can get you to Lyon by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Air France from Nuremberg to Lyon for $177 (€158) on Omio.
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn with connection to go to Lyon by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Deutsche Bahn with connection Nuremberg to Lyon tickets on Omio for $93 (€83).
Many of our customers who book a trip from Nuremberg to Lyon often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Paris, Geneva or Barcelona. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Nuremberg and Lyon itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Lyon and any of these top destinations today!

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

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $56 (€50) one way for this route.
  • A plane ticket is costing on average $177 (€158) one way for this route.
  • A ferry ticket for this route is costing $1 (€1) one way on average.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $93 (€83) one way for this trip.

But we recommend booking Nuremberg to Lyon 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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