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It's difficult to get from London to Lyon without changing at least 2 times.
|Distance||457 miles (737 km)|
|Average train duration||14 h 49 min|
|Average train ticket price||£180 (€200)|
|Train frequency||8 a day|
|Train providers||Eurostar or TGV|
Trains from London to Lyon cover the 457 miles (737 km) long route taking on average 14 h 49 min with our travel partners like Eurostar or TGV. Normally, there are 8 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £180, but the average price of train tickets is £180. Travellers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Lyon Part Dieu.
Travel from London to Lyon from £180 with Omio’s train partners Eurostar! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient trip for you.
Eurostar is the exclusive high-speed railway service connecting the United Kingdom with countries in Europe like France, Belgium and the Netherlands. Most Eurostar trains travel through the Channel Tunnel between the UK and France. With a high-speed train service reaching speeds up to 186 mph (300 km/h), you will travel from London to Lyon in ultimate comfort coupled with modern, comfortable seats and large windows. When booking your Eurostar train to Lyon from London, you can choose between three ticket types: Standard, Standard Premier (with light refreshments served and spacious seats), and Business Premier (with flexible travel options, spacious seating, lounge access, priority boarding and hot meal served).
London to Lyon train information with Eurostar:
There are between two and five trains from London to Lyon every day, with most departures in the morning. The journey takes around 5 hours and starts with a Eurostar train to Paris Marne-la-Vallée-Chessy or Paris Gare du Nord, and an onward journey on TGV DE-FR trains to Lyon.
The Eurostar is a high-speed train company connecting the UK to continental Europe and beyond.
When planning trips to Eurostar destinations, consider checking back for offers on Eurostar tickets. Speak to the Customer Care team at the Omio help centre for cancellations or changes to your ticket from London to Lyon.
Trains from London to Lyon depart from the Eurostar Terminal at London St Pancras Station. This is convenient for transport links by bus and Metro, operated by Transport for London, with the rest of the city and surrounding areas within easy reach. St Pancras is on the Northern Underground Line, as well as having car rental desks and a taxi rank at the Eurostar Terminal entrance. London has several night bus routes.
Lyon is an interesting city with several diverse neighbourhoods and plenty of gastronomic and cultural highlights. The city is reputed to be the birthplace of cinema. The old streets of Lyon contain the Fourviere Basilica and the St Jean Cathedral, with its beautiful astronomical clock. Trains from London to Lyon arrive at Lyon Part-Dieu Station, which is located in the heart of the business district. The centre of Lyon is easy to explore on foot, but there is an efficient transport system operated by TCL. Four Metro lines, 2 funiculars, 5 tram lines and over 100 bus routes serve the station, airport and the city. Noctambul buses operate on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights.
Travel between London, United Kingdom and Lyon, France by train is: Partially open.
International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom
Conditions of entry:
When travelling in France, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:
The information above was last checked on 25/06/2022. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Lyon from London before travelling.
The restriction level for your return train to London, United Kingdom from Lyon is: Fully open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of France
Conditions of reentry:
The government of United Kingdom has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 25/06/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to London from Lyon closer to your date of departure here.
There are a few train stations in London to start your journey from including London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross. 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 London Victoria and arrive in Lyon Part Dieu.
You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, London Victoria, located approximately 1.8 miles (2.9 km) from the city centre of London. The most popular arrival train station in Lyon, called Lyon Part Dieu, is located around 2 miles (3.3 km) away from its city centre.
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