How to get from Lyon to London

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from Lyon to London

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

Our recommendation
flight

To get from Lyon to London on 15 Aug we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:50Lyon Saint Exupery Airport8h35 16:25London Heathrow Airport
1 change
£1391One-way
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14:45Lyon, Gare Perrache18h35 08:20London
1 change
£881One-way
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14:50Lyon Saint Exupery Airport4h55 18:45London City Airport
1 change
£1961One-way
17:10Lyon, Gare Perrache17h00 09:10London
1 change
£971One-way
18:50Lyon Saint Exupery Airport1h35 19:25London Gatwick Airport
0 changes
£2351One-way

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Travel Information to London from Lyon

distanceDistance457 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£66 - £175
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £66 • 15 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £112 • 1 h 35 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus, easyJet or Eurostar

Travel 457 miles by coach, flight, ferry or train between Lyon and 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 £66. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are BlaBlaCar Bus, easyJet or Eurostar among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or flight from Lyon to London.

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FAQs

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

Can travellers from France enter United Kingdom?

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 London from Lyon?

Conditions of entry into United Kingdom:

  • There are no current restrictions

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: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

This information was last checked on 08/08/2022. 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 to London from Lyon.

Return travel to Lyon, France from United Kingdom is: Fully open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering France from United Kingdom?

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

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into France from United Kingdom?

Requirements for reentering France:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in France?

All travellers must abide by the following measures in France to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face masks: Recommended

The above information about your return travel to Lyon, France was last verified on 08/08/2022. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Lyon from London.

There are 4 ways to get from Lyon to London: coach, flight, ferry or train.

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Lyon to London. Tickets for a coach cost on average £66.

This is compared to other travel options to London:

A coach is £46 less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Lyon to London costing on average £112.

A coach journey is usually £109 less than a journey to London by train, which costs on average £175 for the same trip.

The fastest way from Lyon to London is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 35 min.

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

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 15 h 25 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 6 h 2 min   of travel time.

London is approximately 457 miles away from Lyon.

The average frequency per day from Lyon to London is:

  • 1 coach per day.
  • Around 11 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Lyon to London as scheduled services by coach, flight, ferry 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 London:

  • Flights from Lyon to London most often leave from Lyon Saint Exupery Airport and arrive in London Heathrow Airport.
  • Trains most often depart from Lyon at Lyon Part Dieu and arrive in London at London Victoria.

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

  • BlaBlaCar Bus can get you to London by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with BlaBlaCar Bus from Lyon to London for £66 on Omio.
  • EasyJet can get you to London by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with easyJet from Lyon to London for £112 on Omio.
  • Travel with Eurostar for trains to London. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Eurostar Lyon to London tickets on Omio for £175.

Yes, there are direct services available between Lyon and London with the following travel operators:

  • You can travel directly by coach with.
  • You can travel directly by plane with.

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.

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.

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

  • Coach tickets are costing £66 one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing £112 one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing £175 one way on average.

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

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