The cheapest trains from Frankfurt am Main to Lyon

Showing times and prices for 17 Oct

Cheapest

£94

Average

£94

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 Frankfurt am Main to Lyon will cost around £ 94 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 94.

Cheapest
13:57Frankfurt (Main) Hbf5h59 19:56Lyon Part Dieu
0 changes
£941One-way

Timetable Frankfurt am Main to Lyon

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sun, 17 Oct
13:57Frankfurt (Main) Hbf5h59 19:56Lyon Part Dieu
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Sat
16 Oct
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£26Flixbus
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Sun
17 Oct
£79TGV
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£171HOP!
Mon
18 Oct
£62TGV
£40Flixbus
£171HOP!
Tue
19 Oct
£57TGV
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£171HOP!
Wed
20 Oct
£48TGV
£36BlaBlaCar Bus
£180HOP!
Thu
21 Oct
£53TGV
£24Flixbus
£171HOP!
Fri
22 Oct
£53TGV
£40BlaBlaCar Bus
£180HOP!
Sat
23 Oct
£62TGV
£27Flixbus
£171HOP!
Sun
24 Oct
£48TGV
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£146Lufthansa
Mon
25 Oct
£44TGV
£36BlaBlaCar Bus
£108HOP!
Tue
26 Oct
£35TGV
£36BlaBlaCar Bus
£146Lufthansa
Wed
27 Oct
£40TGV
£32Flixbus
£146Lufthansa
Thu
28 Oct
£50Deutsche Bahn with connection
£36Flixbus
£146Lufthansa
Fri
29 Oct
£62TGV
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£148Lufthansa
Sat
30 Oct
£62TGV
£28Flixbus
£194HOP!
Sun
31 Oct
£57TGV
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£129HOP!
Wed
3 Nov
£46Deutsche Bahn with connection
£25Flixbus
£108HOP!
Thu
4 Nov
£44TGV
£26Flixbus
£171HOP!
Fri
5 Nov
£48TGV
Find prices
£172HOP!

The fastest trains from Frankfurt am Main to Lyon

Showing times and prices for 17 Oct

Fastest Journey

5 h 59 m

Average

5 h 59 m

Trains per day

1

Distance

563 km

Of the 1 trains that leave Frankfurt am Main for Lyon every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 563 km distance in an average of 5 h 59 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 5 h 59 m .

The slowest trains will take 5 h 59 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
13:57Frankfurt (Main) Hbf5h59 19:56Lyon Part Dieu
0 changes
£941One-way

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Train Information from Frankfurt am Main to Lyon

distanceDistance349 miles (563 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 59 min
priceAverage train ticket price£57 (€64)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain providersTGV, Deutsche Bahn with connection or SNCF | TGV INOUI

Trains from Frankfurt am Main to Lyon cover the 349 miles (563 km) long journey taking on average 5 h 59 min with our travel partners like TGV, Deutsche Bahn with connection or SNCF | TGV INOUI. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £57, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £48. Travellers depart most frequently from Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen and arrive in Lyon Part Dieu.

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Travel with TGV between Frankfurt am Main and Lyon

Find the best trains between Frankfurt am Main and Lyon with Omio's travel partners TGV from £48. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.

TGV

It’s easy to book your TGV train ticket from Frankfurt am Main to Lyon online with Omio! Simply check the current TGV train timetables for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route from Frankfurt am Main to Lyon as well as relevant travel information (such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard) for that train and book cheap TGV train tickets online. Prices for TGV trains between Frankfurt am Main and Lyon start at £48 one-way if you book in advance, and you can expect to travel around 349 miles (563 km). If you search for TGV trains in the Omio app, you can check straight away if the TGV tickets are mobile tickets, which makes it easier than ever to go paperless when travelling by train from Frankfurt am Main to Lyon. Let Omio do all the work for you finding the best Frankfurt am Main to Lyon TGV train ticket so you can enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey!

Operator ticket policies for COVID

  • 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.

Travel Tips

Trains from Frankfurt am Main 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 Frankfurt am Main to Lyon.
FAQs
What COVID-19 travel safety information and restrictions should I be aware of for my train from Frankfurt am Main to Lyon?

Travel between Frankfurt am Main, Germany and Lyon, France by train is: Partially open.

Can I enter France from Germany?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in France from Frankfurt am Main?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required

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

All travellers in France must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 15/10/2021. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Lyon from Frankfurt am Main as this information can change.

What restrictions are there on reentering Germany from Lyon, France?

The restriction level for your return train to Frankfurt am Main, Germany from Lyon is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Frankfurt am Main from Lyon restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry:

  • 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 safety rules to follow in Frankfurt am Main, Germany?

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

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 15/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Frankfurt am Main from Lyon closer to your date of departure here.

How much does a cheap train to Lyon from Frankfurt am Main cost?
Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest train from Frankfurt am Main to Lyon for the next 7 days starting from £48  one way.
How much does the train from Frankfurt am Main to Lyon cost on average?
If you are looking to buy your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Frankfurt am Main to Lyon train to cost on average £57  one way.
What is the distance from Frankfurt am Main to Lyon via train?
You should expect to travel around 349 miles (563 km)  to Lyon from Frankfurt am Main by train.
How long is the train from Frankfurt am Main to Lyon?
The Frankfurt am Main to Lyon train duration is on average 5 h 59 min, which is to be expected when travelling 349 miles (563 km) between Frankfurt am Main and Lyon. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.
What station does the Frankfurt am Main to Lyon train leave from? Which Lyon train station do I come into from Frankfurt am Main?

There are a few train stations in Frankfurt am Main to start your route from including Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen, Frankfurt Main Ost and Frankfurt am Main - Stadion. In Lyon you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Lyon Part Dieu, Lyon-Perrache and Lyon Part-Dieu Gare routière.

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen   and arrive in Lyon Part Dieu.

Where is the departure train station in Frankfurt am Main located? Where is the arrival train station in Lyon located?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen, is located 6 mile (s) / 10 km from the city centre of Frankfurt am Main.

The most popular arrival train station, Lyon Part Dieu, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city centre of Lyon.

Which train providers should I travel with from Frankfurt am Main to Lyon?
Take the Frankfurt am Main to Lyon train with TGV, Deutsche Bahn with connection or SNCF | TGV INOUI. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the journey between Frankfurt am Main and Lyon as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Are there any direct trains between Frankfurt am Main and Lyon?
Yes, there is 1 direct train between Frankfurt am Main and Lyon per day with TGV or SNCF | TGV INOUI  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you book your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time travelling to your destination.
How many train services are there from Frankfurt am Main to Lyon a day?
The average number of trains departing Frankfurt am Main for Lyon is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
What are the first and last departure train times from Frankfurt am Main to Lyon?
The first Frankfurt am Main to Lyon train departs at 06: 57   and the last train from Frankfurt am Main to Lyon leaves at 13: 06. Check out the most up-to-date Frankfurt am Main to Lyon train timetable on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
How early should I purchase train tickets between Frankfurt am Main and Lyon to score the best deals?
You can find a train from Frankfurt am Main to Lyon to cost on average £57 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your trip. You’ll see tickets for the Frankfurt am Main to Lyon train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Frankfurt am Main
Lyon
Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen is the most popular Frankfurt am Main 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 Frankfurt am Main for your journey to Lyon.