Lyon to London train

Cheap train tickets from Lyon to London

Showing times and prices for 26 Jun

Cheapest

£180

Average

£180

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.

Eurostar
09:28Lyon7h02 16:30London
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£1801One-way
Eurostar
10:08Lyon6h22 16:30London
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£1801One-way

Train schedule Lyon to London

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09:28Lyon7h02 16:30London
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10:08Lyon6h22 16:30London
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Fastest train times from Lyon to London

Showing times and prices for 26 Jun

Fastest Journey

6 h 22 m

Average

6 h 42 m

Trains per day

2

Distance

737 km

Of the 2 trains that leave Lyon for London every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Eurostar
10:08Lyon6h22 16:30London
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£1801One-way
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09:28Lyon7h02 16:30London
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£1801One-way

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Overview: Train from Lyon to London

distanceDistance457 miles (737 km)
durationAverage train duration6 h 2 min
priceAverage train ticket price£180 (€200)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain providersEurostar or TGV

Trains from Lyon to London cover the 457 miles (737 km) long route taking on average 6 h 2 min with our travel partners like Eurostar or TGV. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £180, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £180. Travellers depart most frequently from Lyon Part Dieu and arrive in London Victoria.

Train providers: Eurostar trains Lyon to London

Find the best trains from Lyon to London with Omio's travel partners Eurostar from £180. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.

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 to London from Lyon in ultimate comfort coupled with modern, comfortable seats and large windows. When booking your Eurostar train between Lyon and 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).

Lyon to London train information with Eurostar:

  • Average Duration: 5 h 37 min
  • Average Price: £180
  • Eurostar frequency: 1 a day


Eurostar trains from Lyon to London

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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 London 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 Lyon to London 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 Lyon to London 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 Lyon to London

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 Lyon to London.

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FAQs

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

Is international entry 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?

Entry Requirements:

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

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:

  • Physical distance required: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask required: Regional advice

The above information was last checked on 24/06/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Lyon to London closer to your date of departure here.

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

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

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

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

What are the entry requirements?

  • 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?

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

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

Last verified on 24/06/2022. 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 London to Lyon train here.

You can find a cheap train from Lyon to London for some dates and times for as low as £180  one way in the next 7 days.
If you’re looking to buy tickets for this trip in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Lyon to London train prices are on average £180  one way.
You should expect to travel around 457 miles (737 km)  to London from Lyon by train.
On average the Lyon to London train time is 6 h 2 min  covering the 457 miles (737 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.

There are a few train stations in Lyon to start your route from including Lyon Part Dieu, Lyon-Perrache and Lyon Part-Dieu, Gare routière. In London you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross.

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Lyon Part Dieu   and arrive in London Victoria.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Lyon Part Dieu, which is located around 2 miles (3.3 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at London Victoria, located 1.8 miles (2.9 km) away from the city centre.

When taking a train from Lyon to London, you can count on Eurostar or TGV for the best way to get you to London. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service from Lyon to London and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
On average, there is 1 train a day from Lyon to London. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
If you prefer early morning trains from Lyon to London, the first train leaves at 09: 28. If you prefer late night trains from Lyon to London, the last train of the day leaves at 10: 28. Omio shows you the latest train from Lyon to London timetable to help you book the best departure time for this route.
If you purchase Lyon to London train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £180. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains from Lyon to London. Look out for train tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Lyon
London
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 London.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+33 184943635
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Wed: 05: 00 - 20: 45 | Thu - Sat: 05: 00 - 21: 45 | Sun: 06: 45 - 21: 45
Public transport options for Lyon Part Dieu
Metro lines: A, B, C, D
Tram lines: T4, K240, T3, K100
Bus lines: 2960, C2, C3, C6, C9
Train lines: TGV, TGV Lyria, TGV INOUI, OUIGO, TER, Intercités, Eurostar, AVE
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+33 72401062
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 10: 00 - 18: 00
Public transport options for Lyon-Perrache
Metro lines: A, B, C, D
Bus lines: 8, 31, 46, 49, 55, 60, 63, S1, C19, C21, C22
Tram lines: 1, 2
Train lines: TGV, TGV INOUI, OUIGO, TER Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, Intercités

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