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from Lyon to London

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

Our recommendation

To get from Lyon to London on 21 Jan we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:05Lyon Saint Exupery Airport1h40 07:45London Gatwick Airport
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£691One-way
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07:05Lyon Saint Exupery Airport1h40 07:45London Gatwick Airport
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£691One-way
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13:20Lyon Saint Exupery Airport4h45 17:05London Heathrow Airport
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£1721One-way
12:45Lyon Saint Exupery Airport8h00 19:45London Gatwick Airport
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£1561One-way
07:00Lyon Saint Exupery Airport4h30 10:30London Heathrow Airport
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£1861One-way

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21 Jan
£69easyJet
Sat
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£144Brussels Airlines
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Travel Information to London from Lyon

distanceDistance457 miles (737 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or flight
priceTicket price range£65 - £98
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £65 • 15 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £98 • 1 h 35 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus or British Airways

Travel 457 miles (737 km) by coach or flight from Lyon to London. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 35 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £65. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are BlaBlaCar Bus or British Airways among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or flight from Lyon to London.

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FAQs

Am I allowed to travel from Lyon, France to London, United Kingdom?

Travel between Lyon, France and London, United Kingdom is: Partially open.

Can travellers from France enter United Kingdom?

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

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

Conditions of entry into United Kingdom:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
  • Prebook and pay for day 2 and day 8 COVID-19 PCR tests for unvaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 1 for vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in London, United Kingdom?

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

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

This information was last checked on 19/01/2022. 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 London.

Are there restrictions on reentering France from London, United Kingdom due to the coronavirus pandemic?

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

Is my journey back to Lyon from London restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry into France:

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • 10-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals without a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • Health declaration required
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be tested. A positive test will result in mandatory quarantine

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 19/01/2022. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Lyon from London closer to your date of departure here.

What are my travel options from Lyon to London?

There are 2 ways to travel between Lyon and London including taking a coach or flight.

What is the cheapest way from Lyon to London?

The cheapest way from Lyon to London is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £65 compared to other travel options to London:

A coach is £32 less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Lyon to London costing on average £98.

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

The quickest way to travel from Lyon to London is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 35 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 15 h 10 min.

How many miles from Lyon to London would I travel?

London is approximately 457 miles (737 km) away from Lyon.

Where do people depart from and arrive in when travelling from Lyon to London?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Lyon to London:

  • Coaches mostly depart from Lyon, Gare Perrache and arrive in London, Hammersmith Bridge Road.
  • Flights from Lyon to London most often leave from Lyon Saint Exupery Airport and arrive in London Heathrow Airport.

Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Lyon to London?

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

  • You can take a coach from Lyon to London with BlaBlaCar Bus. Cheap tickets can be found for £65 with BlaBlaCar Bus from Lyon to London.
  • You can travel by plane between Lyon and London with British Airways, and you can find British Airways Lyon to London tickets for £98 on Omio.

Is it possible to travel directly to London from Lyon?

Yes, there are direct services available to London from Lyon with the following travel operators:

  • You can take a direct coach with.
  • You can travel directly by plane with British Airways.

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

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Lyon to London?

Looking to extend your trip from Lyon to London? Many Omio customers who go from Lyon to London usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Amsterdam or Brussels. If you're looking to explore Paris, Amsterdam or Brussels from London, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

How far in advance should I purchase tickets from Lyon to London online to get the best deals?

Before travelling from Lyon to London, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket for this route is £65 one way on average.
  • The price of a plane ticket is £98 one way on average for this route.

But we recommend booking Lyon to London tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.