How to get to Lyon from Birmingham

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Travel Information from Birmingham to Lyon

distanceDistance554 miles
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, coach or flight
priceTicket price range£40 - £530
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £40 • 19 h
fastestFastest modeFlight • £45 • 1 h 45 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus, Air France or Virgin Trains

Take a train, coach or flight to travel 554 miles from Birmingham to Lyon. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are FlixBus, Air France or Virgin Trains among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, flight or train from Birmingham to Lyon.

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How to get to Lyon from Birmingham by train, bus, flight or ferry.

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The best way to travel from Birmingham to Lyon is by taking a coach because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel between Birmingham and Lyon on Austrian Airlines, KLM and Lufthansa travel with Omio. When comparing timetables and tickets, we will also show you other options with multiple connections or other travel modes if they’re available.

FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost travel operators, founded in Germany and offering long-distance travel services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one hand luggage and one hold luggage per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

    KLM is the Netherlands' national carrier and offers two types of ticket for your travel to Lyon from Birmingham: Economy and Business.

      FAQs: Birmingham to Lyon

      FAQs: Travel to Lyon 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 Birmingham to Lyon.

      You can get between Birmingham and Lyon 3 different ways: train, coach or flight.

      The cheapest way to go to Lyon from Birmingham is by taking a coach, which costs on average £40.

      This is compared to other ways of getting from Birmingham to Lyon:

      Taking a coach costs £5 less than taking a flight, which average ticket prices of £45.

      Taking a coach costs £490 less than taking a train, which average ticket prices of £530.

      The fastest way to get to Lyon from Birmingham is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 45 min.

      Other travel options to Lyon take longer:

      Coach takes on average 19 h.

      Train takes 7 h 28 min on average.

      You should expect to travel around 554 miles from Birmingham to Lyon.

      The average frequency per day from Birmingham to Lyon is:

      • 1 coach per day.
      • 6 trains per day.

      However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Birmingham and Lyon as scheduled services by train, coach or flight can vary by season or day of the week.

      These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Birmingham to Lyon:

      • Coaches most often depart from Birmingham at Birmingham, Coach Station and arrive in Lyon at Lyon, Perrache Bus Station.
      • Flights most often depart from Birmingham at Birmingham International Airport and arrive in Lyon at Lyon Saint Exupery Airport.
      • Trains from Birmingham to Lyon most often leave from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Lyon Part Dieu.

      Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Birmingham to Lyon:

      • You can go to Lyon from Birmingham by coach with FlixBus. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £40 with FlixBus from Birmingham to Lyon on Omio.
      • You can take a flight from Birmingham to Lyon with Air France, Lufthansa, easyJet, Lufthansa Cityline (2) or KLM. Cheap tickets can be found for £45 with easyJet from Birmingham to Lyon.
      • You can take a train from Birmingham to Lyon with Virgin Trains. Cheap tickets can be found for £530 with Virgin Trains from Birmingham to Lyon.

      Yes, there are direct routes from Birmingham to Lyon with the following travel companies:

      • You'll find direct coaches with.
      • You can book a direct flight with.
      • You can book a direct train with.

      Direct services to Lyon tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your journey.

      Many of our customers who book a trip from Birmingham to Lyon often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Paris, Barcelona, Milan, Geneva or London. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Birmingham and Lyon itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Lyon and any of these top destinations today!

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