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 Lyon to Cologne will cost around £ 160 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 143.
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7 h 1 m
7 h 16 m
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It's difficult to get from Lyon to Cologne without changing at least once.
|Distance||370 miles (597 km)|
|Average train duration||7 h 1 min|
|Average train ticket price||£115 (€131)|
|Train frequency||1 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there is 1 direct train a day|
|Train providers||Deutsche Bahn with connection, TGV or Thalys|
Trains from Lyon to Cologne cover the 370 miles (597 km) long trip taking on average 7 h 1 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn with connection, TGV or Thalys. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £115, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £64. Travellers depart most frequently from Lyon Part Dieu and arrive in Köln Hbf.
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When purchasing your Thalys train tickets between Lyon and Cologne, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:
Travel between Lyon, France and Cologne, Germany by train is: Partially open.
International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France
Conditions of entry:
When travelling in Germany, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:
The information above was last checked on 15/10/2021. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Cologne from Lyon before travelling.
Return travel from Germany to France is: Partially open.
Entry into France is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
Requirements for reentering:
The government of France has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 15/10/2021. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to the travel date of your train to Lyon from Cologne.
When departing from Lyon, you have various train station options to start your route from including Lyon Part Dieu, Lyon-Perrache and Lyon Part-Dieu Gare routière. When arriving in Cologne, you can end your route in train stations like Köln Hbf, Köln Messe/Deutz and Köln/Bonn Flughafen.
Omio customers book a train from Lyon Part Dieu to Köln Hbf most frequently for this route.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Lyon Part Dieu, which is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Köln Hbf, located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city centre.
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