How to get to Lyon from Edinburgh

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Travel Information to Lyon from Edinburgh

distanceDistance784 miles
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, coach or flight
priceTicket price range£39 - £634
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • £39 • 2 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £39 • 2 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus, easyJet or East Coast

Travel 784 miles by train, coach or flight to Lyon from Edinburgh. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Megabus, easyJet or East Coast among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, flight or train from Edinburgh to Lyon.

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from Edinburgh to Lyon

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

Our recommendation
bus

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

FlixBus
22:4027h40
Edinburgh
03:20Lyon, Perrache Bus Station
£2041One-way
2 changes
Cheapest
FlixBus
22:4027h40
Edinburgh
03:20Lyon, Perrache Bus Station
£2041One-way
2 changes
Fastest
KLM Cityhopper
13:153h50
Edinburgh Airport (EDI)
18:05Lyon Saint Exupery Airport (LYS)
£6371One-way
1 change
Other options
FlixBus
09:0528h25
Edinburgh
14:30Lyon, Perrache Bus Station
£2331One-way
2 changes
FlixBus
18:2032h00
Edinburgh
03:20Lyon, Perrache Bus Station
£2081One-way
3 changes
FlixBus
07:5035h55
Edinburgh
20:45Lyon, Perrache Bus Station
£2151One-way
3 changes
British Airways
21:1012h00
Edinburgh Airport (EDI)
10:10Lyon Saint Exupery Airport (LYS)
£2881One-way
1 change
British Airways
20:0013h10
Edinburgh Airport (EDI)
10:10Lyon Saint Exupery Airport (LYS)
£3011One-way
1 change
Air France Hop
17:054h10
Edinburgh Airport (EDI)
22:15Lyon Saint Exupery Airport (LYS)
£3491One-way
1 change

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You can travel by travel to Lyon from Edinburgh with Lufthansa, Eurowings and easyJet. When you search Omio for times and tickets, we’ll show you the best deals available.

Germany's largest airline is Lufthansa. Fly between Edinburgh and Lyon and book your most convinient travel ticket from Lufthansa's many ticket options including: Economy Light, Economy Classic, Economy Flex, Business Class and First Class.

    FAQs: Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh to Lyon.
    FAQs

    There are 3 travel options from Edinburgh to Lyon: train, coach or flight.

    The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Lyon is by taking a flight with average ticket prices of £39 compared to other travel options to Lyon:

    A flight is £21 less than a coach with an average ticket price of £60 from Edinburgh to Lyon.

    A flight is £595 less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Edinburgh to Lyon costing on average £634.

    The fastest way from Edinburgh to Lyon is by flight with an average journey time of 2 h 10 min.

    There are alternative travel options to Lyon that take longer:

    Coach takes 28 h 5 min on average.

    Taking a train requires on average 10 h 22 min of travel time.

    You should expect to travel around 784 miles from Edinburgh to Lyon.

    The average frequency per day from Edinburgh to Lyon is:

    • 3 coaches per day.
    • 5 trains per day.

    However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh to Lyon:

    • Coaches most often depart from Edinburgh at Edinburgh, Bus Station and arrive in Lyon at Lyon, Perrache Bus Station.
    • Flights most often depart from Edinburgh at Edinburgh Airport and arrive in Lyon at Lyon Saint Exupery Airport.
    • Trains most often depart from Edinburgh at Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Lyon at Lyon Part Dieu.

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

    • You can travel between Edinburgh and Lyon by coach with Megabus or National Express. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £122 with Megabus from Edinburgh to Lyon.
    • You can travel by plane between Edinburgh and Lyon with easyJet, British Airways, Air France, KLM, Brussels Airlines, KLM Cityhopper, Lufthansa or Eurowings, and you can find easyJet Edinburgh to Lyon tickets for £39 on Omio.
    • You can go to Lyon from Edinburgh by train with East Coast. You'll see cheap train tickets for £634 with East Coast from Edinburgh to Lyon on Omio.

    Yes, there are direct services available from Edinburgh to Lyon with the following travel companies:

    • Take a direct coach with.
    • Direct services by plane with.
    • Take a direct train with.

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

    Your journey from Edinburgh to Lyon doesn't have to end in Lyon. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Barcelona, Milan, Geneva or London. If you’d like to add Paris, Barcelona, Milan, Geneva or London to your Edinburgh to Lyon trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Lyon today!

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