You can get from Lyon to Essen by train, bus or flight.
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|Distance||405 miles (654 km)|
|Available travel modes||Coach, flight or train|
|Ticket price range||£33 - £56|
|Cheapest mode||Coach • £33 • 17 h 35 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • £53 • 1 h 30 min|
|Popular travel companies||Flixbus, Eurowings or Deutsche Bahn with connection|
Take a coach, flight or train to travel 405 miles (654 km) to Essen from Lyon. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 30 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £33. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Flixbus, Eurowings or Deutsche Bahn with connection among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Lyon to Essen.
International travel from Lyon, France to Essen, Germany is: Partially open.
Entry into Germany is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France.
Conditions of entry:
All travellers in Germany must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 15/10/2021; 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 Essen from Lyon.
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 15/10/2021. 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 Essen here.
You can travel to Essen from Lyon 3 different ways: coach, flight or train.
The cheapest way from Lyon to Essen is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £33 compared to other travel options to Essen:
A coach journey is usually £20 less than a journey to Essen by plane, which costs on average £53 for the same trip.
A coach journey is usually £23 less than a journey to Essen by train, which costs on average £56 for the same trip.
The quickest way to travel to Essen from Lyon is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 30 min compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:
In comparison, getting to Essen by coach can take on average 17 h 35 min.
In comparison, travelling by train can take you on average 7 h 54 min.
The distance from Lyon to Essen is approximately 405 miles (654 km).
The average frequency per day from Lyon to Essen is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Lyon to Essen as scheduled services by coach, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Lyon to Essen:
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