Cheap train tickets from Brussels to Lyon

Showing times and prices for 8 Dec

Cheapest

£65

Average

£100

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Brussels to Lyon will cost around £ 100 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 65.

Cheapest
19:17Brussels-Midi4h09 23:26Lyon Part Dieu
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£651One-way
2nd Cheapest
07:02Brussels-Midi3h28 10:30Lyon Part Dieu
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£811One-way
16:17Brussels-Midi3h43 20:00Lyon Part Dieu
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£1071One-way
08:17Brussels-Midi3h43 12:00Lyon Part Dieu
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£1151One-way
10:17Brussels-Midi3h43 14:00Lyon Part Dieu
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£1151One-way

Train schedule Brussels to Lyon

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wed, 8 Dec
07:02Brussels-Midi3h28 10:30Lyon Part Dieu
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08:17Brussels-Midi3h43 12:00Lyon Part Dieu
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10:17Brussels-Midi3h43 14:00Lyon Part Dieu
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13:00Brussels-Midi4h00 17:00Lyon Part Dieu
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16:17Brussels-Midi3h43 20:00Lyon Part Dieu
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19:17Brussels-Midi4h09 23:26Lyon Part Dieu
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Tue
7 Dec
£65SNCF | TGV
£29Flixbus
£115Vueling
Wed
8 Dec
£65SNCF | TGV
£20Flixbus
£273Brussels Airlines
Thu
9 Dec
£77SNCF | TGV
£18BlaBlaCar Bus
£88Vueling
Fri
10 Dec
£85SNCF | TGV
£29BlaBlaCar Bus
£76Vueling
Sat
11 Dec
£72SNCF | TGV
£18BlaBlaCar Bus
£185Brussels Airlines
Sun
12 Dec
£85SNCF | TGV INOUI
£20Flixbus
£91Vueling
Mon
13 Dec
£65SNCF | TGV
£18BlaBlaCar Bus
£150Brussels Airlines
Tue
14 Dec
£61SNCF | TGV
£14Flixbus
£118Brussels Airlines
Wed
15 Dec
£69SNCF | TGV
£14Flixbus
£118Brussels Airlines
Thu
16 Dec
£73SNCF | TGV
£22BlaBlaCar Bus
£60Vueling
Fri
17 Dec
£93SNCF | TGV
£44Flixbus
£80Vueling
Sat
18 Dec
£96SNCF | TGV
£36Flixbus
£161Lufthansa
Sun
19 Dec
£96SNCF | TGV
£44Flixbus
£120Brussels Airlines
Mon
20 Dec
£73SNCF | TGV
£40BlaBlaCar Bus
£73Vueling
Tue
21 Dec
£85SNCF | TGV
£36Flixbus
£85Vueling
Wed
22 Dec
£96SNCF | TGV
£57BlaBlaCar Bus
£95Brussels Airlines
Thu
23 Dec
£96SNCF | TGV
£57Flixbus
£120Brussels Airlines
Fri
24 Dec
£96SNCF | TGV
£44BlaBlaCar Bus
£94Brussels Airlines
Sat
25 Dec
£96SNCF | TGV
£27Flixbus
£130KLM
Sun
26 Dec
£96SNCF | TGV
£38BlaBlaCar Bus
£95Brussels Airlines
Mon
27 Dec
£93SNCF | TGV
£36BlaBlaCar Bus
£116KLM

Fastest train times from Brussels to Lyon

Showing times and prices for 8 Dec

Fastest Journey

3 h 28 m

Average

3 h 47 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

569 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Brussels for Lyon every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 569 km distance in an average of 3 h 47 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 3 h 28 m .

The slowest trains will take 4 h 9 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
07:02Brussels-Midi3h28 10:30Lyon Part Dieu
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£811One-way
2nd Fastest
08:17Brussels-Midi3h43 12:00Lyon Part Dieu
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£1151One-way
2nd Fastest
10:17Brussels-Midi3h43 14:00Lyon Part Dieu
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£1151One-way
2nd Fastest
16:17Brussels-Midi3h43 20:00Lyon Part Dieu
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£1071One-way
13:00Brussels-Midi4h00 17:00Lyon Part Dieu
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£1151One-way

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Overview: Train from Brussels to Lyon

distanceDistance352 miles (568 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h
priceAverage train ticket price£73 (€83)
frequencyTrain frequency5 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 5 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersTGV, SNCF | TGV, Thalys or SNCF | TGV INOUI

Trains from Brussels to Lyon cover the 352 miles (568 km) long trip taking on average 4 h with our travel partners like TGV, SNCF | TGV, Thalys or SNCF | TGV INOUI. Normally, there are 5 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £65, but the average price of train tickets is £73. Travellers depart most frequently from Bruxelles-Midi and arrive in Lyon Part Dieu.

Train companies

TGV and Thalys Brussels – Lyon

You can travel by train between Brussels and Lyon with TGV and Thalys for as low as £65. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

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Find cheap tickets for TGV trains from Brussels to Lyon on Omio. Omio can help you find the best train deals and prices all in one place by showing you the most up-to-date Brussels to Lyon train timetable from TGV, the latest train ticket offers available and other travel information for the 352 miles (568 km) route between Brussels and Lyon, including information on luggage policy and amenities offered onboard depending on the class fare you pick and choose. If you search for trains between Brussels and Lyon in the Omio app, you can check to see if the TGV trains available are mobile tickets, which makes it even more convenient for you to go paperless when travelling. Check the TGV train timetable for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route available to get to Lyon from Brussels and then book a cheap train with ease. Sit back and enjoy your upcoming train from Brussels to Lyon with TGV!

    TGV has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your TGV tickets from Brussels to Lyon and when travelling by train:

    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended
    • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
    • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
    • All cancellations and change fees requested more than three days before departure are removed until May 3rd, 2021. If you have booked with Omio, please contact us directly.

    Thalys trains from Brussels to Lyon

    The Thalys is a high-speed train in France which travels to over 17 cities throughout Europe, making it a very handy railway company to take if you’re looking to explore several European countries in one. The Thalys train map connects several destinations in France—the most popular being the Thalys train from Paris to Brussels and onwards to Cologne or Amsterdam. Picking up cheap Thalys tickets is easy in the app; just book Ticketless Journeys in advance or add discount cards to get deals on your next trip to France.

    Thalys Standard, Thalys Comfort or Thalys Premium fare types are available; you to compare prices for high-speed trains from Brussels to Lyon on Omio. The differences between each class is WiFi speed, seat comfort and more quiet zones. With Premium tickets you get served a meal and drinks throughout the journey with access to the Thalys lounge and newspapers. Pick up a cheap Thalys ticket by travelling during off-peak, mid-week hours and by planning in advance. The cheapest day to travel by train on tends to be on a Tuesday or Wednesday.

    By booking your train from Brussels to Lyon with Omio, you can pay in GBP and receive travel updates in English, so if your Thalys train is cancelled, Omio will suggest alternatives—we are with you all the way.


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    Thalys Trains from Antwerp to Cologne

    The Thalys is a high-speed railroad company in France connecting the France to the rest of Europe and beyond. Perfect for multi-city train journeys in Europe.

    When planning trips to Thalys destinations, consider checking back for offers on train tickets. Speak to the Customer Care team at the Omio help centre for cancellations or changes to your ticket from Antwerp to Cologne.

    Travel Tips

    Trains from Brussels to Lyon
    Travel by train to Lyon easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Brussels to Lyon.
    FAQs
    Are there any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by train between Brussels and Lyon?

    Travel by train between Brussels, Belgium and Lyon, France is: Partially open.

    Is international entry into Lyon from Brussels restricted?

    International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium

    Do I need to quarantine on arrival in France from Brussels?

    Entry Requirements:

    • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
    • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
    • Health declaration required
    • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be placed under state quarantine

    What are the safety rules to follow in Lyon, France?

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

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

    The above information was last checked on 06/12/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Lyon from Brussels closer to your date of departure here.

    Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Brussels, Belgium from Lyon, France?

    The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Lyon to Brussels is: Partially open

    Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Belgium from France?

    Reentry to Belgium is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France

    Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Belgium from Lyon?

    What are the entry requirements?

    • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
    • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
    • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition for subsequent release from quarantine. It is tested in quarantine on days 1 and 7
    • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing

    What are the safety rules to follow in Brussels, Belgium?

    The government of Belgium has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

    Last verified on 01/12/2021. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your Lyon to Brussels train here.

    How much do cheap trains from Brussels to Lyon cost?
    Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest train from Brussels to Lyon for the next 7 days starting from £65  one way.
    How much does the train from Brussels to Lyon cost on average?
    If you’re looking to book tickets for this journey in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Brussels to Lyon train prices are on average £73  one way.
    What is the distance by train from Brussels to Lyon?
    When travelling this route you should expect the distance from Brussels to Lyon via train to be approximately 352 miles (568 km).
    How long is the train journey to Lyon from Brussels?
    The train time from Brussels to Lyon is on average 4 h  for the 352 miles (568 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Brussels and Lyon by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
    When travelling by train from Brussels to Lyon, which train station in Brussels do I depart from and which train station in Lyon do I arrive in?

    When taking the train from Brussels to Lyon, you can choose to depart from train stations like Bruxelles-Midi, Bruxelles-Central and Brussels-Nord. Your trip can end in train stations such as Lyon Part Dieu, Lyon-Perrache and Lyon Part-Dieu Gare routière.

    Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Bruxelles-Midi   and arrive in Lyon Part Dieu.

    Where do I find the Brussels train station to Lyon? Where is the Lyon train station?

    Passengers board the train most frequently from Bruxelles-Midi, which is located around 1.1 miles (1.8 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Lyon Part Dieu, located 1.1 miles (1.8 km) away from the city centre.

    Which train providers can take me to Lyon from Brussels?
    For the best Brussels to Lyon train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with TGV, SNCF | TGV, Thalys or SNCF | TGV INOUI. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services from Brussels to Lyon to compare what amenities they may offer.
    Are there any Brussels to Lyon direct train services?
    Yes, there are 5 direct trains per day from Brussels to Lyon with SNCF | TGV, and you won’t need to change in between. Direct train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when travelling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy your train ticket.
    How many trains per day are there to Lyon from Brussels?
    On average, there are 5 trains a day from Brussels to Lyon. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
    What are the first and last departure train times from Brussels to Lyon?
    The first Brussels to Lyon train departs at 05: 37   and the last train from Brussels to Lyon leaves at 18: 17. Check out the most up-to-date Brussels to Lyon train schedule on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
    How far in advance should I buy a train ticket from Brussels to Lyon to get the best deals?
    In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this trip and save money. If you purchase train tickets between Brussels and Lyon within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £73 one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your train ticket from Brussels to Lyon a few months in advance.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Brussels
    Lyon
    Bruxelles-Midi is the most popular Brussels railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Brussels for your journey to Lyon.
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    WifiWifi
    LockersLockers
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    TaxisTaxis
    AccessibilityAccessibility
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    Phone Number
    +32 25282828
    ticketOfficeHours
    Ticket Office Hours
    Mon - Sun: 06: 15 - 22: 00
    Public transport options for Bruxelles-Central
    Metro lines: 1, 5
    Train lines: IC, Intercity Direct 9200, RER (S1, S2, S3, S6, S8, S10)