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Bristol to Lyon

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4 suggested routes to go from Bristol to Lyon by flight, train, car, bus

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How to go from Bristol to Lyon ?

Trip Bristol Lyon

Modes of transportplane, carpooling, bus, train
Distance519 mi
Direct lineYes

You've chosen Lyon as a destination for your next holidays or weekend but you don't know how to get there from Bristol and how to find the best Bristol to Lyon transport deals? Browsing several websites to get a simple information and book your trip is always very tedious.

Fortunately, Vivanoda is a multimodal travel planner that aggregates prices for buses, carpooling, flights and trains in a single search. Fill in the date of your trip to Lyon and Vivanoda will display all the transport offers. To refine your search according to your preferences, use the filters and sorting options available.

To travel from Bristol, flights, trains, carpooling or buses of National Express, Blablacar, Air France, OUIBUS, Easyjet, First Great Western, British Airways and Eurostar will carry you to Lyon.

Read more information about each means of transport:

Bristol to Lyon bus

Departure bus stations in Bristol

You will have to arrive at your Bristol stop between 15 minutes and 30 minutes, depending on the bus company, before the departure time indicated on your ticket. Before boarding, show your ticket to the driver, put your luggage in the hold and then sit at your seat.

  • Bristol

Arrival bus stations in Lyon

As soon as the coach stops at Lyon, make sure that you leave nothing in your seat or forget your hold luggage.

  • Lyon
  • Lyon Part-Dieu - Gare routière Villette

Train Bristol to Lyon

Is there a direct train bound for Lyon from Bristol?

No, unfortunately no train line allows to go from Bristol to Lyon without making any changes.

High speed train Bristol Lyon

Those are trains operating at very high speed and serving only a few cities including Bristol and Lyon. They often operate on dedicated tracks.

Intercity train Bristol Lyon

The railway station bewteen Bristol and Lyon are served by intercity trains which are faster than regional trains.

Bristol Lyon railways companies

These are the 4 railways companies that you may take during your trip to Lyon: Eurostar, First Great Western, OUIGO and SNCF.
Eurostar Bristol LyonFirst Great Western Bristol LyonOUIGO Bristol LyonSNCF Bristol Lyon

Departure train stations in Bristol

  • Bristol Temple Meads

Arrival train stations in Lyon

  • Lyon-Part-Dieu
  • Lyon-St-Exupéry-TGV

Cheap flights from Bristol to Lyon

To help you find cheaper flights to fly to Lyon, we wanted to give you a few pieces of advice:

  • It is highly recommended to book your Bristol Lyon flight several weeks (or even months) in advance. With few exceptions, prices increase as you get closer to the departure date in order to save seats for business customers who book late and are keen to pay more.
  • Prefer flying to Lyon on a weekday (Monday to Thursday) and be flexible. Prices change all the time and are different one day to the next. Having some flexibility will be an important asset.

Which airlines operate the Bristol to Lyon flights ?

Easyjet is the only airline flying with direct link to Lyon from the airport of Bristol.
Easyjet Bristol Lyon

Departure airport in Bristol

  • BRS Bristol

Arrival airport in Lyon

  • LYS Lyon Saint-Exupery International

Carpool from Bristol to Lyon

The practice of carsharing has greatly expanded in the recent years, so you may have a chance to find a Bristol-Lyon ride. This has a very positive environmental impact since it optimizes the capacity of the car and it also allows saving money.

Carpooling differs from the other means of transport because of an undefined timetable. So, you have more probabilities to find Bristol-Lyon rides five days before your date of travel than three months. This is more a lastminute solution to go to Lyon.

When you are about to book a Bristol-Lyon ride, you can message the driver if you need any other details (pickup location, time, luggage...). The payment is done on our partner's site; this avoids to talk about money with the driver.

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