You can get from Lyon to Cologne by train, bus or flight.
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|Distance||370 miles (597 km)|
|Available travel modes||Flight, coach or train|
|Ticket price range||£34 - £429|
|Cheapest mode||Coach • £34 • 14 h 45 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • £429 • 3 h 10 min|
|Popular travel companies||Lufthansa, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn with connection|
Travel 370 miles (597 km) by flight, coach or train from Lyon to Cologne. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £34. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Lufthansa, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn with connection among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Lyon to Cologne.
Travel from Lyon, France to Cologne, Germany is: Partially open.
International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France.
The government of Germany has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
The above information was last verified on 20/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Cologne from Lyon closer to your planned date of departure here.
The current restriction level for returning to Lyon, France from Germany is: Partially open.
Reentering France is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
All travellers returning to France must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:
The information above was last checked on 20/10/2021. 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 Cologne here.
There are 3 ways to travel between Lyon and Cologne including taking a flight, coach or train.
The cheapest way from Lyon to Cologne is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £34 compared to other travel options to Cologne:
A coach is generally £396 less than a flight for the same trip. A flight costs on average £429 from Lyon to Cologne.
A coach is about £47 less than a train, which costs on average £81 for this journey.
The fastest way to get to Cologne from Lyon is by flight with an average travel time of 3 h 10 min.
There are alternative travel options to Cologne that can usually take longer:
In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 14 h 45 min.
In comparison, going by train can take 7 h 1 min on average.
You should expect to travel around 370 miles (597 km) from Lyon to Cologne.
The average frequency per day from Lyon to Cologne is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Lyon to Cologne as scheduled services by flight, coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Lyon to Cologne:
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Yes, there are direct routes from Lyon to Cologne with the following travel companies:
As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Cologne tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy tickets for this trip.
When planning your trip from Lyon to Cologne, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:
However, we recommend buying tickets between Lyon and Cologne online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.
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