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London to Lyon

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1 suggested route to go from London to Lyon by flight, train, car, bus

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How to travel from London to Lyon ?

Trip London Lyon

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

Like many travellers, you're looking for the cheapest transport offers to travel from London to Lyon? Usually, this is not an easy task and you'll have to browse multiple sites to compare all deals.

Thanks to your multimodal search engine Vivanoda, you'll find on the same site all fares for buses, carpooling, trains and flights to get to Lyon. Just enter your travel dates to Lyon then Vivanoda will do the rest. To refine your search according to your preferences, use the filters and sorting options available.

You'll mainly use the trains, flights, carpooling and buses of Eurolines, SNCF, Air France, Blablacar, British Airways, OUIGO, OUIBUS or FlixBus to reach Lyon.

Read more information about each means of transport:

London to Lyon bus

Are you looking for a bus from London to Lyon? There is indeed a direct bus line that operates this route.

You may wonder whether it's worth travelling by bus between London and Lyon and what the advantages of this mode of transport may be. Here are some reasons that may encourage you to take the bus to Lyon.

  • Unbeatable prices! On the London Lyon route, coach companies offer fares that are often much lower than train or carpooling.
  • If ythe duration of the trip London and Lyon by coach may seem a little long, the night buses London Lyon are the solution for not wasting time and arrive at Lyon in the early morning.
  • The new buses used by Eurolines and OUIBUS are greener than the use of carpooling and even more than your personal car. The road London Lyon is an already existing infrastructure shared with other vehicles. The landscape balance sheet is therefore neutral.
  • During the summer, forget the heat wave thanks to the air-conditioning almost all of the London Lyon coaches are equipped with.
  • A Wi-Fi connection is available to travellers in most coaches, which is an important asset for a 456 mi trip.

Coach companies on the London Lyon trip

The coach route London Lyon is operated without changes by the bus companies OUIBUS and Eurolines.

OUIBUS London LyonEurolines London Lyon

Departure bus stations in London

Depending on the company, it is requested to be present at the bus stop in London from 15 to 30 minutes before the indicated departure time. The name of the destination 'Lyon' is always mentioned on the front of the bus. Finally, have your ticket checked by the driver of Eurolines or OUIBUS and get on board after having your luggage in the hold.

  • London Victoria Coach Station

Bus stops at arrival in Lyon

Once the bus has arrived at Lyon, check and collect your belongings so as not to forget anything.

  • Lyon
  • Lyon Part-Dieu - Gare routière Villette

Train London to Lyon

Is there a direct train bound for Lyon from London?

Yes, it is possible to go from London to Lyon by train without making any changes. The schedule may vary along the week, and direct trains may only operate on certain days. To check prices and availabilities, launch now a search for a London-Lyon train ticket on Vivanoda.

Regional train London Lyon

High speed 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.

London Lyon train companies

The train company that operates this journey is Eurostar.
Eurostar London Lyon

Railway stations from London

  • London St Pancras

Railway stations in Lyon

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

Cheap flights from London to Lyon

Cheap flights to Lyon are sometimes not that easy to get but we would like to remind you a few tips:

  • It is highly recommended to book your London Lyon flight several weeks (or even months) in advance. Most of the time, this is the number one yield management rule: cheapest price are available long time before departure (this targets leisure customers who are used to booking early).
  • Be flexible with your dates of travel to Lyon. Fares are different whether the flight is scheduled early in the morning or late in the evening. It is thus recommended to have an important degree of flexibility.

Which airlines fly from London to Lyon ?

Easyjet, British Airways and Monarch Airlines are the 3 airlines to serve the air route London Lyon in direct flight.
Easyjet London LyonBritish Airways London LyonMonarch Airlines London Lyon

Departure airport in London

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

Destination airport in Lyon

  • LYS Lyon Saint-Exupery International

Carpool from London to Lyon

Carpooling is a recent way to travel by sharing your journey London-Lyon with other travellers looking for the same route. This has a very positive environmental impact since it optimizes the capacity of the car and it also allows saving money.

Ridesharing doesn't have any scheduled timetable on the contrary to rail, bus or air industry. This means that when looking for London-Lyon rides, you'll be more likely to find ones if you search only three days in advance (and not two months). This is interesting for lastminute travel 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...). You can pay online, so you don't need to give any money to your driver.

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