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Train tickets from London to Lyon

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London (LON)
Lyon (LYS)
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The price shown for each trip will be the average for all passengers, including any infants.
The price shown for each trip will be the average for all passengers, including any infants.
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Eurostar, Train
Direct
6h 33m
Eurostar, Train
Eurostar, Train
Direct
6h 25m
Eurostar, Train
Eurostar, Train
Direct
5h 17m
Eurostar, Train
SNCF, Eurostar
Direct
6h 48m
SNCF, Eurostar
SNCF, Eurostar
Direct
10h 55m
SNCF, Eurostar
SNCF, Eurostar
Direct
11h 08m
SNCF, Eurostar

London to Lyon train information

Find information about ticket prices, popular stations, and train companies that offer trains from London to Lyon

RETURN FROM

£360

ONE-WAY FROM

£65

AVG TRAVEL TIME

4h 41m

TRAIN COMPANIES

SNCF, Eurostar, Train
The best return train deal from London to Lyon found on momondo in the last 72 hours is £360
The best one-way train deal from London to Lyon found on momondo in the last 72 hours is £65
Average time it takes to travel by train from London to Lyon
There are 3 train companies servicing this route: SNCF, Eurostar, Train

Book return train tickets from London to Lyon

Below are the quickest and cheapest return train tickets from London to Lyon that we could find in the past 72 hours. You can also search by a specific date by using the search form above.
SNCF, Eurostar
11 Aug
03:01London St Pancras
5h 55m
1 stop
08:56Lyon Part-Dieu
13 Aug
06:04Lyon Part-Dieu
6h 26m
1 stop
12:30London St Pancras
SNCF, Eurostar, Train
15 Jul
01:59London St Pancras
7h 27m
1 stop
09:26Lyon Part-Dieu
25 Jul
03:02Lyon Part-Dieu
5h 28m
1 stop
08:30London St Pancras
Eurostar, Train
15 Jul
05:01London St Pancras
9h 08m
1 stop
14:09Lyon-Saint Exupéry
25 Jul
14:15Lyon-Saint Exupéry
5h 15m
1 stop
19:30London St Pancras
Eurostar, Train
15 Jul
03:01London St Pancras
9h 03m
1 stop
12:04Lyon Perrache
25 Jul
05:04Lyon Perrache
5h 26m
1 stop
10:30London St Pancras
SNCF, Eurostar
21 Jul
01:59London St Pancras
5h 57m
1 stop
07:56Lyon Part-Dieu
26 Jul
10:04Lyon Part-Dieu
6h 26m
1 stop
16:30London St Pancras
SNCF, Eurostar
12 Aug
13:31London St Pancras
5h 25m
1 stop
18:56Lyon Part-Dieu
19 Aug
02:03Lyon Part-Dieu
6h 27m
1 stop
08:30London St Pancras

Book one-way train tickets from London to Lyon

Below are the fastest and cheapest one-way train tickets from London to Lyon we’ve found in the last 72 hours. Select a deal below or use the search form above to find train tickets by date.
Eurostar, Train
4 Oct
03:01London St Pancras
6h 33m
1 stop
09:34Lyon-Saint Exupéry
Eurostar, Train
4 Oct
03:01London St Pancras
6h 25m
1 stop
09:26Lyon Part-Dieu
Eurostar, Train
4 Oct
12:31London St Pancras
5h 17m
1 stop
17:48Lyon Perrache

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FAQs for booking trains from London to Lyon

When you get a train from London to Lyon, not only will you get to experience travelling through the Channel Tunnel, but you will also be able to enjoy some great scenery along the way. Once you’ve left the train station, London to Lyon trains take you through Southern England, particularly Kent Downs Area of Natural Beauty, where you can enjoy a scenic start to your trip. Then, after you have gone through the Channel Tunnel, you will reappear in Hauts-de-France, where you travel through the vast green space of Parc Naturel Regional des Caps et Marais d’Opale. Passing through the picturesque towns of Abbeville and Amiens, you soon arrive in Paris before you continue your journey south to Lyon. During this part of the trip, you’ll mainly travel through rural French countryside, including Parc Naturel Regional du Morvan, before arriving at your destination.

When you get a train from London to Lyon, you will depart from London St Pancras train station, where you’ll be able to enjoy a range of facilities within the train terminal. You can get your train tickets from London to Lyon at ticket machines or ticket booths throughout the station. There are also lots of restaurants and take-away services, so you’ll be all fuelled up for your trip. If you want to take some food with you on the train, you can also visit a supermarket inside the terminal building. You can use cash points inside the station or, if you want to get some euros for your holiday, there are currency exchange bureaus too. For those that are travelling with a disability, you can ask for assistance boarding and alighting trains. This should be booked in advance though, ideally at least a few days before you arrive, so a member of staff is there to meet you. Throughout London St Pancras, you will also find step-free access, wheelchair availability and ramps to board trains. You’ll be able to find toilets across the station too, which are accessible to all. Prior to boarding the train, you can also peruse a range of shops or relax in the waiting rooms provided.

When you go by rail from London to Lyon, ensure that you have up-to-date identification. You will need your passport, as national identity cards are no longer an accepted form of ID for this route. You do not need a visa to go to France though, providing you are visiting for less than 90 days. You should also have at least three months remaining on your passport when entering the Schengen Zone. It’s important that you have a ticket which matches the time that your train is, as all train tickets for this route are time specific.

When you travel from London to Lyon, you will arrive at Lyon Part-Dieu train station, located close to the centre of the city. From here, you can quickly walk to popular tourist hotspots in the city, such as Institut d’art Contemporain de Villeurbanne, an art museum. If you want to travel to tourist locations farther away, you can make use of the public transport system; for example, La Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere can be reached relatively quickly with a combination of the B and D metro lines. Alternatively, in the other direction, you can get to Musee Lumiere via the C16 bus, pretty quickly too. You can arrange for a taxi or journey through a ride-sharing app as well, which can be a great way to reach your final destination, whilst Velo’v bicycle hire is also across the city; with there being one right next to the train station, you’ll be able to cycle at your own pace throughout Lyon.

The most time-efficient journey by train from London to Lyon currently available is 4h 41m.

The trains offering service from London to Lyon SNCF, Eurostar, and Train. SNCF, Eurostar has been found as the cheapest option available at £360 return.

Based on just travel duration our users have found a flight from London to Lyon to be the fastest option to their destination at just 1h 35m. If travel time is less of a concern you may want to look into booking some alternative forms of transportation like a train from London to Lyon or a bus from London to Lyon.

A flight from London to Lyon from £51 can save you up to 85% on the cost of your trip compared to booking a train from London to Lyon or a bus from London to Lyon.

A train from London to Lyon-Saint Exupéry will travel much more than the 456.2 mi distance between them. The actual distance depends on the route taken, and stops along the way. The train takes 4h 41m, typically.

The carbon footprint of taking the train from London to Lyon-Saint Exupéry is about 108lb. Carbon emissions for flights between these two cities are around 461lb. Taking a bus instead of a train would change your carbon footprint to about 68lb.


Multiple Airlines trains from London to Lyon

Our best Multiple Airlines deals on London to Lyon train tickets
Multiple Airlines
11 Aug
03:01London St Pancras
5h 55m
1 stop
08:56Lyon Part-Dieu
13 Aug
06:04Lyon Part-Dieu
6h 26m
1 stop
12:30London St Pancras
Multiple Airlines
15 Jul
01:59London St Pancras
7h 27m
1 stop
09:26Lyon Part-Dieu
25 Jul
03:02Lyon Part-Dieu
5h 28m
1 stop
08:30London St Pancras
Multiple Airlines
15 Jul
05:01London St Pancras
9h 08m
1 stop
14:09Lyon-Saint Exupéry
25 Jul
14:15Lyon-Saint Exupéry
5h 15m
1 stop
19:30London St Pancras

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