How to travel from Prague to Lyon

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from Prague to Lyon

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

Our recommendation
flight

To get from Prague to Lyon on Jun 27 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:05PMPrague Vaclav Havel Airport14h25 08:30AMLyon Saint Exupery Airport
1 transfer
1851One-way
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06:05PMPrague Vaclav Havel Airport14h25 08:30AMLyon Saint Exupery Airport
1 transfer
1851One-way
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06:05PMPrague Vaclav Havel Airport4h55 11:00PMLyon Saint Exupery Airport
1 transfer
4791One-way
11:50AMPrague Vaclav Havel Airport6h55 06:45PMLyon Saint Exupery Airport
1 transfer
5881One-way
06:30AMPrague Vaclav Havel Airport12h15 06:45PMLyon Saint Exupery Airport
1 transfer
5881One-way

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Travel Information between Prague and Lyon

distanceDistance533 miles (860 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or flight
priceTicket price range$61 - $235
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $61 (€54) • 14 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $235 (€210) • 1 h 45 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Brussels Airlines

Take a bus or flight to travel 533 miles (860 km) from Prague to Lyon. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 45 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $61 (€54). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or Brussels Airlines among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or flight from Prague to Lyon.

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FAQs

Travel from Prague, Czechia to Lyon, France is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Lyon from Prague restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Lyon, France from Prague?

  • 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

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Lyon, France?

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

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

The above information was last verified on 6/24/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Lyon from Prague closer to your planned date of departure here.

Return travel to Prague, Czechia from France is: Fully open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Czechia from France?

Entry into Czechia is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of France.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Czechia from France?

Requirements for reentering Czechia:

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Czechia?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Czechia to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Prague, Czechia was last verified on 6/17/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Prague from Lyon.

There are 2 ways that you can travel between Prague and Lyon. You can take a bus or flight.

The cheapest way to go to Lyon from Prague is by taking a bus, which costs on average $61 (€54).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Lyon:

Taking a bus is about $174 (€156) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $235 (€210) for this trip.

The fastest way from Prague to Lyon is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 45 min.

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

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 14 h 35 min   of travel time.

Lyon is approximately 533 miles (860 km) away from Prague.

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

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Praha, Hlavní Nádraží and arrive in Lyon, Gare Perrache.
  • Most travelers catch their flight from Prague Vaclav Havel Airport and arrive in Lyon Saint Exupery Airport.

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

  • You can go to Lyon from Prague by bus with Flixbus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $61 (€54) with Flixbus from Prague to Lyon on Omio.
  • You can travel between Prague and Lyon by flight with Brussels Airlines. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $235 (€210) with Brussels Airlines from Prague to Lyon.

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

  • You'll find direct buses with Flixbus or STUDENT AGENCY k. S.
  • You can book a direct flight with.

Direct services to Lyon 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 route.

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

When planning your trip from Prague 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 $61 (€54) one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing $235 (€210) one way on average.

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

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