How to get to Lyon from Manchester

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from Manchester to Lyon

How to get to Lyon from Manchester by train, bus, flight or ferry.

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The best way to travel from Manchester to Lyon is by taking a coach because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

Manchester, Shudehill Interchange
19:30Lyon, Perrache Bus Station
1 change
04:45Lyon, Perrache Bus Station
2 changes
Air France
Manchester Airport (MAN)
11:05Lyon Saint Exupery Airport (LYS)
1 change
Other options
Manchester, Shudehill Interchange
14:30Lyon, Perrache Bus Station
2 changes
Manchester, Shudehill Interchange
03:20Lyon, Perrache Bus Station
2 changes
KLM Cityhopper
Manchester Airport (MAN)
10:00Lyon Saint Exupery Airport (LYS)
1 change
Air France
Manchester Airport (MAN)
13:15Lyon Saint Exupery Airport (LYS)
1 change
Air France
Manchester Airport (MAN)
13:40Lyon Saint Exupery Airport (LYS)
1 change

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Travel Information between Manchester and Lyon

distanceDistance619 miles
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, coach or flight
priceTicket price range£43 - £585
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £43 • 24 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £52 • 1 h 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus, Air France or Virgin Trains

Travel 619 miles by train, coach or flight to Lyon from Manchester. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are FlixBus, Air France or Virgin Trains among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, flight or train from Manchester to Lyon.

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All travel companies: All Airlines and Coach Companies from Manchester to Lyon

Lufthansa, Air France and Vueling Airlines will get you to Lyon from Manchester at great prices. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best travel times, prices and tickets for your trip.

FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost travel operators, founded in Germany and offering long-distance travel services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one hand luggage and one hold luggage per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

    EasyJet is a British multinational budget airline headquartered at London Luton Airport (LTN) and the largest UK-based airline based on the number of passengers carried. EasyJet flies to more than 150 destinations in Europe and North Africa, making it a very popular low-cost carrier for travellers. To keep fares as low as possible, tickets are non-refundable, and no complimentary snacks are served onboard. All easyJet fare types include allowance of one small personal bag, while additional fees apply for travellers bringing hand luggage and checked luggage.

      FAQs: Manchester to Lyon

      FAQs: Travel to Lyon easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Manchester to Lyon.

      There are 3 options to travel between Manchester and Lyon including taking a train, coach or flight.

      The cheapest way to get from Manchester to Lyon is by taking a coach with average ticket prices of £43 compared to other travel options to Lyon:

      Taking a coach costs £9 less than taking a flight, which average ticket prices of £52.

      A coach is £541 less than a train with an average ticket price of £585 from Manchester to Lyon.

      The quickest way to travel between Manchester and Lyon is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 50 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

      Coach takes on average 24 h 40 min.

      Train takes 8 h 7 min on average.

      The distance from Manchester to Lyon is approximately 619 miles.

      The average frequency per day from Manchester to Lyon is:

      • 1 coach a day.
      • 7 trains per day.

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

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

      • Coaches from Manchester to Lyon most often leave from Manchester, Coach Station and arrive in Lyon, Perrache Bus Station.
      • Flights from Manchester to Lyon most often leave from Manchester Airport and arrive in Lyon Saint Exupery Airport.
      • Trains from Manchester to Lyon most often leave from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Lyon Part Dieu.

      The following travel companies offer services from Manchester to Lyon:

      • FlixBus can take you to Lyon by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for FlixBus from Manchester to Lyon for £43.
      • Air France, Lufthansa, Brussels Airlines, KLM, British Airways, easyJet, Vueling Airlines or KLM Cityhopper can get you to Lyon by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with easyJet from Manchester to Lyon for £52 on Omio.
      • Travel with Virgin Trains to go to Lyon by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Virgin Trains Manchester to Lyon tickets on Omio for £585.

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

      • You'll find direct coaches with.
      • You can travel directly by plane with.
      • You'll find direct trains with.

      Direct services to Lyon tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your route.

      Omio customers who travel from Manchester to Lyon often also extend their holiday to go to Paris, Barcelona, Milan, Geneva or London. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Lyon and these popular destinations at a great price.

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