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Train Information from Lyon to Frankfurt am Main

distanceDistance349 miles (563 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 54 min
priceAverage train ticket price£121 (€137)
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 Lyon to Frankfurt am Main cover the 349 miles (563 km) long journey taking on average 5 h 54 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 £121, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £71. Travellers depart most frequently from Lyon Part Dieu and arrive in Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen.

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Lyon to Frankfurt am Main with TGV

TGV trains will get you between Lyon and Frankfurt am Main from £71. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

TGV

If you’re looking for a smooth and easy train between Lyon and Frankfurt am Main, check Omio for TGV trains offering this trip. Whether you are looking for the fastest, earliest or cheapest train to take for this 349 miles (563 km) route from Lyon to Frankfurt am Main, Omio makes it easier than ever to find TGV trains at affordable prices, and you can also quickly book train tickets online. Check the current TGV train timetables for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route from Lyon to Frankfurt am Main as well as relevant ticket information (such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard), and book your TGV train on Omio. If you search for trains from Lyon to Frankfurt am Main in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the TGV tickets are mobile tickets, making it convenient for you to go paperless when travelling. With prices for TGV trains from Lyon to Frankfurt am Main starting at £71, buy your official TGV tickets with Omio online quickly and easily!

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 Lyon to Frankfurt am Main
Travel by train to Frankfurt am Main 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 Lyon to Frankfurt am Main.
FAQs
Is travel by train currently allowed from Lyon, France to Frankfurt am Main, Germany?

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

Can I enter Germany from France?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • 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?

All travellers in Germany must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 22/10/2021. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Frankfurt am Main from Lyon as this information can change.

What COVID restrictions are there for my return journey by train to Lyon, France from Frankfurt am Main, Germany?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Frankfurt am Main to Lyon is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to France from Germany?

Reentry to France is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

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

What are the entry requirements?

  • 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?

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

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

Last verified on 22/10/2021. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your Frankfurt am Main to Lyon train here.

What is the cost of cheap trains to Frankfurt am Main from Lyon?
Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest train from Lyon to Frankfurt am Main for the next 7 days starting from £71  one way.
What is the cost of a train ticket from Lyon to Frankfurt am Main on average?
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket between Lyon and Frankfurt am Main is £121  one way.
How far is it from Lyon to Frankfurt am Main by train?
The train distance from Lyon to Frankfurt am Main is around 349 miles (563 km).
What is the average Lyon to Frankfurt am Main train duration?
While the time it takes to travel 349 miles (563 km) from Lyon to Frankfurt am Main can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Lyon to Frankfurt am Main is on average 5 h 54 min.
When travelling by train from Lyon to Frankfurt am Main, which train station in Lyon do I depart from and which train station in Frankfurt am Main do I arrive in?

When departing from Lyon, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Lyon Part Dieu, Lyon-Perrache and Lyon Part-Dieu Gare routière. When arriving in Frankfurt am Main, you can end your route in train stations like Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen, Frankfurt Main Ost and Frankfurt am Main - Stadion.

Omio customers book a train from Lyon Part Dieu   to Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen   most frequently for this route.

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

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 Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen, located 6 mile (s) / 10 km away from the city centre.

What train providers go from Lyon to Frankfurt am Main?
When taking a train from Lyon to Frankfurt am Main, you can count on TGV, Deutsche Bahn with connection or SNCF | TGV INOUI for the best way to get you to Frankfurt am Main. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service to Frankfurt am Main from Lyon and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
Are there any Lyon to Frankfurt am Main direct trains?
Yes, there is 1 direct train per day from Lyon to Frankfurt am Main. You can look to travel with TGV or SNCF | TGV INOUI  without needing to change in between. Taking a direct train tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this route.
How many trains per day are there from Lyon to Frankfurt am Main?
On average, there is 1 train a day from Lyon to Frankfurt am Main. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
What time is the earliest train from Lyon to Frankfurt am Main? What time is the last train from Lyon to Frankfurt am Main?
If you prefer early morning trains from Lyon to Frankfurt am Main, the first train leaves at 06: 34. If you prefer late night trains from Lyon to Frankfurt am Main, the last train of the day leaves at 09: 34. Omio shows you the latest train from Lyon to Frankfurt am Main schedule to help you book the best departure time for this route.
When should I buy Lyon Frankfurt am Main train tickets to score the best deals?
You can find a train to Frankfurt am Main from Lyon to cost on average £121 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 route. You’ll see tickets for the Lyon to Frankfurt am Main train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Lyon
Frankfurt am Main
Lyon Part Dieu is the most popular Lyon 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 Lyon for your journey to Frankfurt am Main.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxiTaxi
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Mon - Wed: 05: 00 - 20: 45 | Sun: 06: 45 - 21: 45 | Thu - Sat: 05: 00 - 21: 45
Connections to/from station
Train lines: TGV, TGV Lyria, TGV INOUI, OUIGO, TER, Intercités, Eurostar, AVE
Bus lines: 2960, C2, C3, C6, C9
Tram lines: T4, K240, T3, K100
Metro lines: A, B, C, D
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxiTaxi
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Mon - Fri: 10: 00 - 18: 00
Connections to/from station
Bus lines: 8, 31, 46, 49, 55, 60, 63, S1, C19, C21, C22
Train lines: TGV, TGV INOUI, OUIGO, TER Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, Intercités
Tram lines: 1, 2
Metro lines: A, B, C, D