|Distance||457 miles (737 km)|
|Train frequency||2 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 2 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||TGV or Eurostar|
Trains from London to Lyon cover the 457 miles (737 km) long trip taking on average 6 h 36 min with our travel partners like TGV or Eurostar. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Lyon Part Dieu.
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Eurostar is the premier high-speed railway service which connects the United Kingdom with Europe through the Channel Tunnel with journeys connecting London St Pancras International with Paris, Brussels and Amsterdam among other popular European cities. With its high-speed service reaching speeds up to 186 mph (300 km/h), the Eurostar makes travel between the UK and Europe as smooth and easy as possible. When you book your London to Lyon train, you can choose between ticket types like Standard, Standard Premier (with spacious seats and light refreshments served), and Business Premier (with flexible travel options, spacious seats, lounge access, hot meals served and priority boarding).
Please follow the recommendations outlined by Eurostar when booking your train tickets from London to Lyon due to the coronavirus:
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.
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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:
All travellers in France must observe these coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 15/01/2022. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Lyon from London as this information can change.
Return travel from France to United Kingdom is: Partially open.
Entry into United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France
Requirements for reentering:
The government of United Kingdom has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 15/01/2022. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to the travel date of your train to London from Lyon.
When taking a train from London, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross. When you arrive in Lyon, your train can arrive in train stations including Lyon Part Dieu, Lyon-Perrache and Lyon Part-Dieu, Gare routière.
Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from London Victoria to Lyon Part Dieu.
The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called London Victoria, is located 1.2 miles (2 km) from the city centre of London.
The most popular arrival train station, Lyon Part Dieu, is located 1.1 miles (1.8 km) away from the city centre of Lyon.
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