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from Lyon to Amsterdam

You can get from Lyon to Amsterdam by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Lyon to Amsterdam on 28 May we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

15:00Lyon Saint Exupery Airport4h30 19:30Amsterdam Airport Schiphol
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£1031One-way
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01:35Lyon, Gare Perrache14h01 15:36Amsterdam
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£431One-way
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14:05Lyon Saint Exupery Airport5h25 19:30Amsterdam Airport Schiphol
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£1201One-way
12:00Lyon Saint Exupery Airport7h30 19:30Amsterdam Airport Schiphol
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£1201One-way
17:10Lyon, Gare Perrache13h25 06:35Amsterdam
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£681One-way

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Sat
28 May
£43BlaBlaCar Bus
£103Air France
Sun
29 May
£62Flixbus
£103Air France
Mon
30 May
£66BlaBlaCar Bus
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Tue
31 May
£43Flixbus
£120Air France
Wed
1 Jun
£37Flixbus
£103Air France
Thu
2 Jun
£26Flixbus
£120Air France
Fri
3 Jun
£44Flixbus
£103Air France
Sat
4 Jun
£36Flixbus
£103Air France
Sun
5 Jun
£45BlaBlaCar Bus
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Mon
6 Jun
£39Flixbus
£172KLM Cityhopper
Tue
7 Jun
£32Flixbus
£120Air France
Wed
8 Jun
£39BlaBlaCar Bus
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Thu
9 Jun
£29BlaBlaCar Bus
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Fri
10 Jun
£29BlaBlaCar Bus
£112Lufthansa Cityline
Sat
11 Jun
£26BlaBlaCar Bus
£103Air France
Sun
12 Jun
£32BlaBlaCar Bus
£145KLM Cityhopper
Mon
13 Jun
£29BlaBlaCar Bus
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Tue
14 Jun
£28BlaBlaCar Bus
£103Air France
Wed
15 Jun
£28BlaBlaCar Bus
£103Air France
Thu
16 Jun
£26Flixbus
£98Air France

Travel Information between Lyon and Amsterdam

distanceDistance456 miles (736 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£22 - £176
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £22 • 13 h
fastestFastest modeFlight • £73 • 3 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, KLM Cityhopper or Thalys

Travel 456 miles (736 km) by coach, flight or train between Lyon and Amsterdam. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 20 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £22. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Flixbus, KLM Cityhopper or Thalys among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Lyon to Amsterdam.

Travel Tips: Travel from Lyon to Amsterdam

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FAQs

What COVID-19 safety information and travel restrictions should I be aware of before I go to Amsterdam, Netherlands from Lyon, France?

Travel between Lyon, France and Amsterdam, Netherlands is: Fully open.

Can travellers from France enter Netherlands?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of France.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Amsterdam from Lyon?

Conditions of entry into Netherlands:

  • There are no current restrictions

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Amsterdam, Netherlands?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Netherlands has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 23/05/2022. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your trip from Lyon to Amsterdam.

What travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, should I be aware of for my journey back to Lyon, France from Amsterdam, Netherlands?

The restriction level for your return to Lyon, France from Netherlands is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Lyon from Amsterdam restricted?

Entry into France is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Lyon from Amsterdam?

Conditions of reentry into France:

  • 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 coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Lyon, France?

You should observe these safety measures in France as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to France was last checked on 26/05/2022. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Lyon from Amsterdam closer to your date of departure here.

How do you get from Lyon to Amsterdam?

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

How do I get from Lyon to Amsterdam the cheapest way?

The cheapest way from Lyon to Amsterdam is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £22 compared to other travel options to Amsterdam:

A coach is generally £51 less than a flight for the same journey. A flight costs on average £73 from Lyon to Amsterdam.

A coach is generally £154 less than a train for the same route. A train costs on average £176 from Lyon to Amsterdam.

What is the fastest way from Lyon to Amsterdam?

The quickest way to travel from Lyon to Amsterdam is by flight, which takes on average 3 h 20 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 13 h.

In comparison, getting to Amsterdam by train can take on average 6 h 10 min.

How many miles are between Lyon and Amsterdam

Amsterdam is approximately 456 miles (736 km) away from Lyon.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Lyon to Amsterdam?

The average frequency per day from Lyon to Amsterdam is:

  • 6 trains per day.

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

Where do I depart from Lyon? Where do I arrive in Amsterdam?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Lyon to Amsterdam:

  • Most travellers take a coach from Lyon, Gare Perrache to Amsterdam, Radarweg (Sloterdijk).
  • Most travellers board their plane from Lyon Saint Exupery Airport and arrive in Amsterdam Airport Schiphol.
  • Most travellers who buy a train ticket from Lyon to Amsterdam depart from Lyon Part Dieu to Amsterdam Centraal.

Who can get me from Lyon to Amsterdam?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Lyon to Amsterdam, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Flixbus for coaches to Amsterdam. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Lyon to Amsterdam tickets on Omio for £22.
  • KLM Cityhopper can get you to Amsterdam by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with KLM Cityhopper from Lyon to Amsterdam for £73 on Omio.
  • Thalys can get you to Amsterdam by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Thalys from Lyon to Amsterdam for £176 on Omio.

What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from Lyon to Amsterdam?

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

When should I purchase a ticket to Amsterdam from Lyon online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip between Lyon and Amsterdam, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets cost on average £22 one way.
  • Plane tickets cost on average £73 one way.
  • Train tickets cost £176 one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets between Lyon and Amsterdam online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.