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Trip Birmingham Lyon

Plan your trip by train, bus, carpooling, plane from Birmingham to Lyon

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How to get from Birmingham to Lyon?

We are suggesting 34 routes by train, bus, carpooling, plane to plan your trip Birmingham Lyon. Routes displayed are sorted depending on a performance indicator (calculated from number of changes, expected duration, distance between an airport and the center of the city it serves...). You'll be able to:
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All modes of transport Birmingham Lyon

For your trip from Birmingham (England, United Kingdom) to Lyon (Rhône-Alpes, France) with a distance of 554 mi you will be able to take 4 modes of transport, eventually by combining plane, carpooling, bus and/or train, and according to which the duration of the journey will be significantly different.
The direct flight Birmingham > Lyon will be the fastest way to get to your destination.
Leave Birmingham and arrive early enough (at least 2 hours before the departure time) at Birmingham International BHX airport, 6.8 mi away, to check in your luggage for the flight to Lyon (Lyon Saint-Exupery International airport, IATA code: LYS) operated by bmi Regional or FlyBE.
No coach company allows you to get you directly to Lyon from Birmingham without changing buses, you will have to take the coach lines Birmingham-London and London-Lyon.
You will board a coach of National Express or MegaBus in Birmingham. The bus will drop you off at London Victoria Coach Station bus station (1.1 mi from London, United Kingdom). Please make sure to show up on time at Birmingham bus station (0.5 mi from Birmingham) at least 15 minutes before the time of departure for London. Once arrived in London, take another coach of OUIBUS or Eurolines that will take you to Lyon bus station (Rhône-Alpes France).
It is not possible to travel directly by train from Birmingham to Lyon without changing trains but some trains run on lines Birmingham-London and London-Lyon allowing you to make the entire trip only by rail.
Trains of Chiltern Railways, Virgin Trains, London Midland or CrossCountry to London leave from Birmingham International railway station in Birmingham. Arrival in London will take place at London Euston station (2 mi from the city centre). Correspondence or change is required in London where the train operated by Eurostar leave for Lyon.
Blablacar is the main carpooling platform in Europe where drivers having the route London-Lyon will be able to share a ride with you that you will combine with a trip by train in order to cover the entire trip.

Which carriers to travel between Birmingham and Lyon?

Bus companies
The bus company National Express operates the intercity service from the bus station of Birmingham in Birmingham and to the one of London Victoria Coach Station (England United Kingdom)
Isilines is the bus carrier that allows to travel on the line between the city of Paris (serving Paris Galliéni bus station at 2.9 mi from centre) and the city of Lyon where the coach will drop you off at Lyon station situated at about 1.3 mi from Lyon city centre.
The coach company MegaBus carries out the route from the bus station of Birmingham in Birmingham and to the one of London Victoria Coach Station (England United Kingdom)
The network of OUIBUS includes a coach line between the city of London (serving London Victoria Coach Station bus station at 1.1 mi from centre) and the city of Lyon where the coach will drop you off at Lyon station situated at about 1.3 mi from Lyon city centre.
The bus company Eurolines operates the intercity service from the bus station of Genève aéroport secteur international in Geneva and to the one of Lyon Part-Dieu - Gare routière Villette (Rhône-Alpes France)
ALSA is the bus carrier that allows to travel on the line between the city of Geneva (serving Geneva bus station at 0.4 mi from centre) and the city of Lyon where the coach will drop you off at Lyon station situated at about 1.3 mi from Lyon city centre.
The coach company FlixBus carries out the route from the bus station of Aéroport Paris Charles de Gaulle - RoissyPole in Paris and to the one of Lyon Part-Dieu - Gare routière Villette (Rhône-Alpes France)
Airlines
Monarch Airlines carries out a flight from Gatwick LGW airport situated 24.2 mi away from the city centre of London to Lyon (arrival at Lyon Saint-Exupery International LYS airport)
Vueling Airlines flies on the route from Birmingham International BHX airport (located 6.8 mi from Birmingham, United Kingdom) to Paris (serving Paris Orly ORY airport)
Air France schedules the following flights: from Birmingham International BHX airport situated 6.8 mi away from the city centre of Birmingham to Paris (arrival at Paris Charles De Gaulle CDG airport) and from Paris Charles De Gaulle CDG airport (located 14.3 mi from Paris, France) to Lyon (serving Lyon Saint-Exupery International LYS airport)
Thomas Cook Airlines UK ensures the flight route from Birmingham International BHX airport situated 6.8 mi away from the city centre of Birmingham to Grenoble (arrival at Grenoble-Isere GNB airport)
British Airways carries out a flight from Heathrow LHR airport (located 14.3 mi from London, United Kingdom) to Lyon (serving Lyon Saint-Exupery International LYS airport)
bmi Regional flies on the route from Birmingham International BHX airport situated 6.8 mi away from the city centre of Birmingham to Lyon (arrival at Lyon Saint-Exupery International LYS airport)
FlyBE schedules the flight from Birmingham International BHX airport (located 6.8 mi from Birmingham, United Kingdom) to Lyon (serving Lyon Saint-Exupery International LYS airport)
Easyjet ensures the flight route from Birmingham International BHX airport situated 6.8 mi away from the city centre of Birmingham to Geneva (arrival at Geneva-Cointrin International GVA airport)
Railway companies
Chiltern Railways provides a rail connection Birmingham-London with the train from Birmingham Moor Street railway station (0.2 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of London Marylebone at arrival (2.2 mi from centre)
Virgin Trains transports passengers on a rail line from Birmingham to London with the train which leaves Birmingham International station to arrive at London Euston railway station (England United Kingdom)
Eurostar operates the train journey London-Lyon with the train from London St Pancras railway station (2.1 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Lyon-Part-Dieu at arrival (1.3 mi from centre)
SNCF provides a rail connection from Geneva to Lyon with the train TER which leaves Genève Gare de Cornavin station to arrive at Lyon-Perrache railway station (Rhône-Alpes France)
TGV Lyria transports passengers on a rail line Geneva-Lyon with the train TGV Lyria from Genève Gare de Cornavin railway station (0.4 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Lyon-Part-Dieu at arrival (1.3 mi from centre)
London Midland operates the train journey from Birmingham to London with the train which leaves Birmingham International station to arrive at London Euston railway station (England United Kingdom)
OUIGO provides a rail connection Paris-Lyon with the train from Marne-la-Vallée-Chessy railway station (19.9 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Lyon-St-Exupéry-TGV at arrival (12.4 mi from centre)
CrossCountry transports passengers on a rail line from Birmingham to London with the train which leaves Birmingham New Street station to arrive at Stansted Airport railway station (England United Kingdom)
Carpooling
Depending on the requested date, Blablacar can display an offer to share a ride London-Lyon (456.7 mi)

Stop cities from Birmingham or cities to visit near Lyon

When travelling from Lyon to Birmingham by plane, carpooling, bus, train, you might have to change at London located at 102 mi from Birmingham (United Kingdom) Geneva 70 mi away from Lyon (Switzerland) Grenoble situated at 59 mi from Lyon, Paris (France). If you have some time on your way to Lyon or back to Birmingham, this may be a really good opportunity to visit and have a short stay in those cities.
 
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