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from Lyon to Bielefeld

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Travel Information between Lyon and Bielefeld

distanceDistance464 miles (748 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or train
priceTicket price range£56 - £219
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £56 • 9 h 14 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £56 • 9 h 14 min
carriersPopular travel companiesLufthansa Cityline or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Take a flight or train to travel 464 miles (748 km) to Bielefeld from Lyon. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 9 h 14 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as £56. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Lufthansa Cityline or Deutsche Bahn with connection among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight or train from Lyon to Bielefeld.

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Travel from Lyon to Bielefeld
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FAQs
Is international travel between Lyon, France and Bielefeld, Germany allowed?

International travel from Lyon, France to Bielefeld, Germany is: Partially open.

Can I enter Germany if coming from France?

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

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Bielefeld if travelling 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 measures do I need to follow in Bielefeld, Germany due to the pandemic?

All travellers in Germany must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 25/10/2021; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey to Bielefeld from Lyon.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions on returning to France from Bielefeld, Germany?

The current restriction level for returning to Lyon, France from Germany is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Lyon, France from Bielefeld, Germany?

Reentering France is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Lyon from Bielefeld?

  • 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

Which rules do I need to follow in Lyon, France regarding COVID-19?

All travellers returning to France must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

The information above was last checked on 25/10/2021. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Lyon from Bielefeld here.

What are my travel options from Lyon to Bielefeld?

You can travel from Lyon to Bielefeld 2 different ways: flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel to Bielefeld from Lyon?

Train services offer the cheapest way to get from Lyon to Bielefeld. Tickets for a train cost on average £56.

This is compared to other travel options to Bielefeld:

A train is generally £163 less than a flight for the same journey. A flight costs on average £219 from Lyon to Bielefeld.

What is the fastest way to get from Lyon to Bielefeld?

The fastest way from Lyon to Bielefeld is by train with an average journey time of 9 h 14 min.

Other travel options from Lyon to Bielefeld can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Bielefeld by flight can take on average 10 h 20 min.

How many miles from Lyon to Bielefeld would I travel?

The distance from Lyon to Bielefeld is approximately 464 miles (748 km).

How many services a day are there between Lyon and Bielefeld?

The average frequency per day from Lyon to Bielefeld is:

  • 1 train per day.

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

When going from Lyon to Bielefeld, where do I depart from Lyon and where do I arrive in Bielefeld?

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

  • Most travellers who purchase a train ticket from Lyon to Bielefeld depart from Lyon Part Dieu to Bielefeld Hbf.
Who can get me from Lyon to Bielefeld?

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

  • Travel with Lufthansa Cityline to go to Bielefeld by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Lufthansa Cityline Lyon to Bielefeld tickets on Omio for £219.
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn with connection to go to Bielefeld by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Deutsche Bahn with connection Lyon to Bielefeld tickets on Omio for £56.
Can I find a direct route between Lyon and Bielefeld?

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

  • You can check for a direct flight to Bielefeld with with direct flights per day.
  • You can find 1 direct train per day to take to Bielefeld with.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Bielefeld tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you book tickets for this journey.

Where else should I travel to after my journey between Lyon and Bielefeld ends?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Lyon to Bielefeld often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Berlin, Munich or Hamburg. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Lyon and Bielefeld itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Bielefeld and any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I purchase tickets to Bielefeld from Lyon online to get the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets cost on average £219 one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average £56 one way.

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

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