Cologne to Lyon train

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Overview: Train from Cologne to Lyon

distanceDistance370 miles
durationAverage train duration7 h 1 min
priceAverage train ticket price£146 (€165)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesTGV, SNCF | TGV or Deutsche Bahn

Trains from Cologne to Lyon cover the 370 miles long route taking on average 7 h 1 min with our travel partners like TGV, SNCF | TGV or Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £146, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £51. Travellers depart most frequently from Cologne Hbf and arrive in Lyon Part Dieu.

Train providers: TGV, SNCF | TGV and Deutsche Bahn trains Cologne to Lyon

Find the best trains to Lyon from Cologne with Omio's travel partners TGV, SNCF | TGV and Deutsche Bahn from £144. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.

TGV is a high-speed train company based in France with trains from Cologne to Lyon. It operates a fleet of modern, high-speed trains that can reach speeds of up to 320 km/h. The TGV offers a variety of train types, including the TGV Duplex, TGV Lyria, TGV InOui, and TGV OuiGo. Each train type offers different amenities, such as Wi-Fi, power outlets, and comfortable seating. The TGV also offers a variety of ticket types, including Standard, Flexi, and Prem's. Onboard facilities include a bar, restaurant, and luggage storage. The most popular routes for TGV are Paris to Lyon, Paris to Marseille, and Paris to Lille.

FAQs: Cologne to Lyon train

FAQs: Travel by train from Cologne 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 Cologne to Lyon.
Cheap train tickets from Cologne to Lyon can start from as little as £51 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Cologne to Lyon is £146; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time between Cologne and Lyon is on average 7 h 1 min   for the 370 mile long journey, but the time it takes to go between Cologne and Lyon by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Cologne to Lyon leaves at 06: 55. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Cologne to Lyon leaves at 11: 55.
There is 1 train a day from Cologne to Lyon which require at least one change with TGV, SNCF | TGV or Deutsche Bahn. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
Yes, you can take a high-speed train from Cologne to Lyon with TGV or SNCF | TGV. Overall you can travel with the following companies: TGV, SNCF | TGV or Deutsche Bahn.
For the best Cologne to Lyon train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with TGV, SNCF | TGV or Deutsche Bahn. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services between Cologne and Lyon to compare what amenities they may offer.

When departing from Cologne, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Cologne Hbf, Cologne Messe/Deutz and Cologne/Bonn Flughafen. When arriving in Lyon, you can end your trip in train stations like Lyon Part Dieu, Gare de Lyon-Perrache and Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Cologne Hbf, which is located around 1.6 miles (2.5 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Lyon Part Dieu, located 2 miles (3.3 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month for a train from Cologne to Lyon is July.
You have options as you can travel between Cologne and Lyon 3 different ways: train, coach or flight.

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