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Manchester to Lyon

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Trip Manchester Lyon

Modes of transportplane, carpooling, bus, train
Distance619 mi
Direct lineYes

How to go from Manchester to Lyon ?

You've chosen Lyon as a destination for your next holidays or weekend but you don't know how to get there from Manchester and how to find the best Manchester to Lyon transport deals? In general, you browse several websites and spend hours without being sure that all transport solutions were considered.

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To reach your destination from Manchester, you will travel with British Airways, Air France, Jet2.com, Eurolines, Blablacar, OUIBUS, Eurostar or National Express by buses, carpooling, trains or flights.

All modes of transport Manchester-Lyon

For your trip from Manchester (England, United Kingdom) to Lyon (Rhône-Alpes, France) with a distance of 619 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 Manchester > Lyon will be the fastest way to get to your destination.
Leave Manchester and arrive early enough (at least 2 hours before the departure time) at Manchester International MAN airport, 9.3 mi away, to check in your luggage for the flight to Lyon (Lyon Saint-Exupery International airport, IATA code: LYS) operated by FlyBE, Monarch Airlines, Jet2.com or Easyjet.
No coach company allows you to get you directly to Lyon from Manchester without changing buses, you will have to take the coach lines Manchester-London and London-Lyon.
You will board a coach of National Express or MegaBus in Manchester. 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 Manchester bus station (0.2 mi from Manchester) at least 15 minutes before the time of departure for London. Once arrived in London, take another coach of Eurolines or OUIBUS that will take you to Lyon bus station (Rhône-Alpes France).
It is not possible to travel directly by train from Manchester to Lyon without changing trains but some trains run on lines Manchester-London and London-Lyon allowing you to make the entire trip only by rail.
Trains of Virgin Trains to London leave from Manchester Piccadilly railway station in Manchester. 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 Manchester and Lyon?

Airlines
Ryanair carries out a flight from Manchester International MAN airport situated 9.3 mi away from the city centre of Manchester to Paris (arrival at Beauvais-Tille BVA airport)
Jet2.com flies on the route from Manchester International MAN airport (located 9.3 mi from Manchester, United Kingdom) to Lyon (serving Lyon Saint-Exupery International LYS airport)
British Airways schedules the following flights: from Manchester International MAN airport situated 9.3 mi away from the city centre of Manchester to London (arrival at Gatwick LGW airport) and from Heathrow LHR airport (located 14.3 mi from London, United Kingdom) to Lyon (serving Lyon Saint-Exupery International LYS airport)
Monarch Airlines ensures the flight route from Manchester International MAN airport situated 9.3 mi away from the city centre of Manchester to Lyon (arrival at Lyon Saint-Exupery International LYS airport)
Air France carries out the flights from Manchester International MAN airport (located 9.3 mi from Manchester, United Kingdom) to Paris (serving Paris Charles De Gaulle CDG airport) and from Paris Charles De Gaulle CDG airport situated 14.3 mi away from the city centre of Paris to Lyon (arrival at Lyon Saint-Exupery International LYS airport)
FlyBE flies on the route from Manchester International MAN airport (located 9.3 mi from Manchester, United Kingdom) to Lyon (serving Lyon Saint-Exupery International LYS airport)
Thomas Cook Airlines UK schedules the flight from Manchester International MAN airport situated 9.3 mi away from the city centre of Manchester to Geneva (arrival at Geneva-Cointrin International GVA airport)
Virgin Atlantic Airways ensures the flight route from Manchester International MAN airport (located 9.3 mi from Manchester, United Kingdom) to London (serving Heathrow LHR airport)
Easyjet carries out a flight from Manchester International MAN airport situated 9.3 mi away from the city centre of Manchester to Lyon (arrival at Lyon Saint-Exupery International LYS airport)
Bus companies
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 National Express carries out the route from the bus station of Manchester in Manchester and to the one of London Victoria Coach Station (England United Kingdom)
The network of FlixBus includes a coach line between the city of Geneva (serving Genève Aéroport bus station at 2.4 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 bus company Isilines operates the intercity service from the bus station of Paris Galliéni in Paris and to the one of Lyon (Rhône-Alpes France)
OUIBUS 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 MegaBus carries out the route from the bus station of Manchester in Manchester and to the one of London Victoria Coach Station (England United Kingdom)
Railway companies
TGV Lyria provides a rail connection 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)
Eurostar transports passengers on a rail line from London to Lyon with the train which leaves London St Pancras 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)
Virgin Trains provides a rail connection from Manchester to London with the train which leaves Manchester Piccadilly station to arrive at London Euston railway station (England United Kingdom)
SNCF transports passengers on a rail line Paris-Lyon with the train TGV from Aérop-C-de-Gaulle-2-TGV railway station (14.3 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Lyon-Part-Dieu at arrival (1.3 mi from centre)
Carpooling
Depending on the requested date, Blablacar can display an offer to share a ride London-Lyon (456.7 mi)
 
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