London to Lyon train

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05:59London St Pancras Intl3h21 09:20Lyon Perrache
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08:01London St Pancras Intl3h22 11:23Lyon Perrache
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09:31London St Pancras Intl3h22 12:53Lyon Perrache
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10:22London St Pancras Intl3h28 13:50Lyon Perrache
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13:31London St Pancras Intl3h22 16:53Lyon Perrache
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Train schedule London to Lyon

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Eurostar
05:59London St Pancras Intl3h21 09:20Lyon Perrache
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Eurostar
08:01London St Pancras Intl3h22 11:23Lyon Perrache
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09:31London St Pancras Intl3h22 12:53Lyon Perrache
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10:22London St Pancras Intl3h28 13:50Lyon Perrache
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13:31London St Pancras Intl3h22 16:53Lyon Perrache
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14:31London St Pancras Intl3h19 17:50Lyon Perrache
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15:31London St Pancras Intl3h18 18:49Lyon Perrache
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16:31London St Pancras Intl3h19 19:50Lyon Perrache
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20:01London St Pancras Intl27h21 23:22Lyon Perrache
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Fastest train times from London to Lyon

Showing times and prices for 27 Jun

Fastest Journey

3 h 18 m

Average

6 h 1 m

Trains per day

9

Distance

737 km

It's difficult to get from London to Lyon without changing at least 2 times.

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15:31London St Pancras Intl3h18 18:49Lyon Perrache
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14:31London St Pancras Intl3h19 17:50Lyon Perrache
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05:59London St Pancras Intl3h21 09:20Lyon Perrache
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Overview: Train from London to Lyon

distanceDistance457 miles (737 km)
durationAverage train duration14 h 49 min
priceAverage train ticket price£180 (€200)
frequencyTrain frequency8 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersEurostar 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.

Train companies: Eurostar trains London to Lyon

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

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:

  • Average Duration: 6 h 50 min
  • Average Price: £180
  • Eurostar frequency: 8 a day

Trains from London to Lyon: Journey Details

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.


Eurostar trains from London to Lyon

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The Eurostar is a high-speed railway company operating in Europe since 1994. It travels at 186mph under the English Channel to cities on the continent—whether you’re going to Brussels, Amsterdam or Rotterdam. The train is Europe’s solution to fly less; over 11 million Europeans chose to take the train to London from Paris instead of flying in 2019.

The check-in time for Eurostar to Lyon train is around 30 minutes. This means you can arrive in plenty of time to pick up a coffee at the Gare du Nord station in Paris or St Pancras Station in London. Eurostar trains are kitted out with an onboard bistro, toilets, air conditioning and Wi-Fi to make the train journey from London to Lyon more comfortable.

With three fare classes to choose from—Standard, Standard Premier and Business Premier—you can pick which is best for you; It’s easy to book cheap Eurostar return tickets in advance by travelling mid-week. You can choose to travel in comfort in Business Premier when taking the London to Lyon train, get served a hot meal and drinks throughout the crossing with newspapers and access to the Ashford Departure Lounge in London.


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Eurostar Trains from London 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.

Taking the Train from London

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.

Getting into Lyon by Train

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 Tips: Trains from London to Lyon

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FAQs

Travel between London, United Kingdom and Lyon, France by train is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into France from United Kingdom?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in France from London?

Conditions of entry:

  • 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 safety rules to follow in Lyon, France?

When travelling in France, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

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.

Is my return train into London from Lyon restricted?

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

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Lyon?

Conditions of reentry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in London, United Kingdom?

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

  • Social distancing required: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask required: Regional advice

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.

Omio customers have found the cheapest trains between London and Lyon to cost as little as £180  in the next 7 days.
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket between London and Lyon is £180  one way.
The London to Lyon train distance is approximately 457 miles (737 km).
The train time between London and Lyon is on average 14 h 49 min  for the 457 miles (737 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Lyon from London by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.

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.

If you're looking for trains from London to Lyon, you can rely on Eurostar or TGV to get you to Lyon. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the London to Lyon route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
The average number of trains departing London for Lyon is 8 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
You can take the first train from London to Lyon at 09: 22   or take the last train from London to Lyon leaving at 19: 01. Look for the latest London Lyon train times on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this trip.
The price of a one way train ticket from London to Lyon is on average £180 if you purchase within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train providers offering this trip. In general, you can find train tickets from London to Lyon available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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London Victoria is the most popular London 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 London for your journey to Lyon.
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Public transport options for London Victoria
Onward travel information: Victoria Bus Station at Station Front
Location for Rail Replacement Services: When weekend engineering dictate that replacement bus services will operate, these will usually depart from the immediate Station front/Terminus Place. Travel from London Victoria is usually conveyed by London Buses in these instances. Check posters and staff for more details.
Metro: Underground services: Victoria Line, District Line and Circle Line
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Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 00: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 23: 00 | Sun: 07: 00 - 00: 00
Public transport options for London Euston
Tube lines: Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Northern (Bank and Charing Cross branches), Victoria
Overground lines: Watford DC
Bus lines: 18, 30, 59, 68, 73, 91, 168, 205, 253, 390, N5, N20, N73, N91, N205, N253
Rail lines: London North Western Railway, London Overground, Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Go to Platform 2, there is a gate adjacent to the station from the main road.
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Public transport options for London Kings Cross
Underground lines: Circle, Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City, Northern, Metropolitan, Victoria
Bus lines: 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 59, 63, 73, 91, 205, 214, 259, 390, 476
Train lines: Thameslink, Grand Central, Hull, London North Eastern, Gatwick Express
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Public transport options for London Paddington
Underground lines: Bakerloo Line, Circle Line, District Line, Hammersmith Line
Bus lines: N7, 23, 27, N27, 36, 205, N205, 332, 7, 46, A1, 18, N18
Train lines: Great Western Main Line, Heathrow Express
Metro: Tube Lines.
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Public transport options for London St Pancras International
Subway lines: Circle Line, Hammersmith & City Line, Metropolitan Line, Northern Line, Piccadilly Line, Victoria Line
Train lines: Overground line, High Speed 1, Eurostar
Bus lines: 326, 139
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Public transport options for London Waterloo
Onward travel information: Waterloo is well connected to London's public transport network. Waterloo Underground station serves the Bakerloo, Jubilee, Northern and Waterloo & City Lines. Plan a journey - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk) Buses depart from several points around the station. All Transport for London Buses are accessible with step free access and have a dedicated mobility space. Buses from Waterloo (tfl. Gov. Uk) The station has a dedicated taxi rank for London Black Taxis on the roadway outside exit 3. Santander Hire Bicycles are available from the docking stations outside. Santander Cycles - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk) Waterloo is within easy walking distance of the South Bank and a number of visitor attractions. Walking - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk).
Metro: Waterloo Underground station is served by the Bakerloo, Jubilee, Northern and Waterloo & City Lines. Step free access is available to and from the Jubilee Line. For more information on London Transport accessibility: Plan an accessible journey - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk).
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Public transport options for London Liverpool Street
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Replacement transport stop on either Liverpool Street (outside the station entrance), or beside Platform 10, depending on operational requirements
Metro: Liverpool Street underground station has connections to the Central, Circle, Hammersmith & City and Metropolitan lines.
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Public transport options for London Bridge
Onward travel information: The Bus Station is located directly outside the main entrance at upper level. There are also bus stops outside on Tooley Street. For further information on buses, a bus information kiosk is also located outside the main doors of the station at upper level.
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail replacement bus services are usually found outside the front of the station. However this is sometimes subject to change. Please check engineering posters or consult a member of staff.
Metro: For North and North East Kent and South East London
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Public transport options for Heathrow Airport T123
Onward travel information: National Rail trains serving London Paddington National Express coaches to Victoria Coach Station and Gatwick Airport London Underground
Metro: Connection available with the London Underground (Piccadilly Line)
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Public transport options for London Marylebone
Location for Rail Replacement Services: At station entrance.
Metro: Bakerloo Line.

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