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London to Lyon

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Trip London Lyon

Modes of transportplane, carpooling, bus, train
Distance456 mi
Direct lineYes

How to get from London to Lyon?

We are suggesting 1 routes by train, bus, carpooling, plane to plan your trip London 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:
  • Sort results depending on the mode of transportation (train, bus, carpooling, plane).
  • Get prices, times and duration for the journey London Lyon by clicking on the 'Check prices' button and after entering your dates of departure and the number of passengers. Note that we are trying to get as many prices as we can from different online travel agencies, but sometimes it may not be possible.
  • Locate cities of London and Lyon on a map as well as the route London Lyon and the different connecting points (Lyon-Perrache Railway Station, Lyon-Part-Dieu Railway Station, Lyon Coach Station, Lyon Part-Dieu - Gare routière Villette Coach Station, Aéroport Lyon-St-Exupéry Coach Station, ...) by clicking on the 'Details & Map' button.
  • Search for a hotel in Lyon

All modes of transport London-Lyon

If you've already chosen the mode of transport you'd like to travel with, go directly to the dedicated section:

Carpool from London to Lyon

When you are about to book a London-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.

Cheap flights from London to Lyon

Departure airport in London

  • LHR Heathrow
  • LGW Gatwick
  • LTN Luton
  • STN Stansted

Destination airport in Lyon

  • LYS Lyon Saint-Exupery International

Which airlines fly from London to Lyon ?

Easyjet, British Airways and Monarch Airlines carry out a direct flight from London to the airport of Lyon, France.
Easyjet London LyonBritish Airways London LyonMonarch Airlines London Lyon

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

  • It is often cheaper to fly the London-Lyon route on connected flights.
  • 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.

London to Lyon bus

If you are looking for a bus service from London to Lyon, you're lucky because there actually is a direct service.

Bus stops in London

You will have to arrive at your London stop between 15 minutes and 30 minutes, depending on the bus company, before the departure time indicated on your ticket. To make sure of the bus destination, look at the front, 'Lyon' must be mentioned. Finally, present your ticket to the staff of Eurolines or OUIBUS who will allow you to put your suitcases in the trunk and then board.

  • London Victoria Coach Station

Arrival bus stations in Lyon

When you arrive in Lyon, make sure you don't forget anything at your seat and in the hold.

  • Lyon
  • Lyon Part-Dieu - Gare routière Villette

What are the bus companies operating the London Lyon ?

Several bus companies serve the cities of London and Lyon with direct bus line: OUIBUS and Eurolines.

OUIBUS London LyonEurolines London Lyon

You may still have doubts to get to Lyon by bus. That's why we give you some arguments that might convince you to board a bus to Lyon.

  • Travelling by bus is more environmentally friendly than the use of one's personal car because of the modernization of Eurolines or OUIBUS coach fleets. Running a bus doesn't require building other infrastructures either: the road London Lyon is already built and shared by others.
  • When travelling by night bus London Lyon, you save a hotel night at Lyon and arrive at your destination in the early morning. Ideal for discovering Lyon.
  • A Wi-Fi connection is available to travellers in most coaches, which is an important asset for a 456 mi trip.

Train London to Lyon

London Lyon train companies

There is only one rail company for this journey: Eurostar.
Eurostar London Lyon

Regional Train London Lyon

Highspeed Train London Lyon

This type of trains are the fatest way to travel by train between London and Lyon with a speed range from 125mph to 220mph.

Is it possible to go directly by train from London to Lyon?

Yes, it is possible to go from London to Lyon by train without making any changes. Be careful, as this may depend on the date of your trip to Lyon and there may be fewer direct trains from London on certain days. To check prices and availabilities, launch now a search for a London-Lyon train ticket on Vivanoda.

Railway stations from London

  • London St Pancras

Railway stations in Lyon

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

Which carriers to travel between London and Lyon?

Bus companies
The bus company OUIBUS operates the intercity service from the bus station of London Victoria Coach Station in London and to the one of Lyon (Rhône-Alpes France)
Eurolines is the bus carrier that allows to travel on the 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 coach company FlixBus carries out the trips from the bus station of London Victoria Coach Station in London and to the one of Paris Quai de Bercy (Île-de-France France) and between the city of Paris (serving Paris Quai de Bercy bus station at 1.9 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 network of Isilines includes a coach line from the bus station of Paris Galliéni in Paris and to the one of Lyon (Rhône-Alpes France)
The bus company ALSA operates the intercity service 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.
Airlines
Air France carries out the flights from Heathrow LHR airport situated 14.3 mi away from the city centre of London 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)
British Airways flies on the route from Heathrow LHR airport situated 14.3 mi away from the city centre of London to Lyon (arrival at Lyon Saint-Exupery International LYS airport)
Thomas Cook Airlines UK schedules the flight from Gatwick LGW airport (located 24.2 mi from London, United Kingdom) to Geneva (serving Geneva-Cointrin International GVA airport)
Swiss International Airlines ensures the flight route from Heathrow LHR airport situated 14.3 mi away from the city centre of London to Geneva (arrival at Geneva-Cointrin International GVA airport)
Easyjet carries out a flight from Gatwick LGW airport (located 24.2 mi from London, United Kingdom) to Lyon (serving Lyon Saint-Exupery International LYS airport)
Transavia.com France flies on the route from Luton LTN airport situated 28.6 mi away from the city centre of London to Paris (arrival at Paris Orly ORY airport)
Thomson Airways schedules the flight from Stansted STN airport (located 31.7 mi from London, United Kingdom) to Geneva (serving Geneva-Cointrin International GVA airport)
Monarch Airlines ensures the flight route 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 carries out a flight from Gatwick LGW airport (located 24.2 mi from London, United Kingdom) to Paris (serving Paris Charles De Gaulle CDG airport)
Carpooling
Depending on the requested date, Blablacar can display an offer to share a ride London-Lyon (456.7 mi)
Railway companies
SNCF provides a rail connection Paris-Lyon with the train TER from Paris-Bercy railway station (1.9 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Lyon-Perrache at arrival (1.4 mi from centre)
TGV Lyria transports passengers on a rail line from Geneva to Lyon with the train TGV Lyria which leaves Genève Gare de Cornavin station to arrive at Lyon-Part-Dieu railway station (Rhône-Alpes France)
OUIGO operates the train journey 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)
Eurostar provides a rail connection from London to Lyon with the train which leaves London St Pancras station to arrive at Lyon-Part-Dieu railway station (Rhône-Alpes France)
 
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