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Manchester to Lyon

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

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How to go from Manchester to Lyon ?

Trip Manchester Lyon

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

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

You'll be able to get in a single search on Vivanoda, your multimodal travel planner in Europe, all the prices for flights, trains, carpooling and buses to travel to Lyon from Manchester Simply enter your travel date to Lyon and Vivanoda does the rest. Finally, use the filters and sorting options to refine the results.

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

If you have any preferences for a particular mode of transport, get more information on these sections:

Manchester to Lyon bus

Bus stops in Manchester

Remember to arrive at the bus station in Manchester at least 15 minutes, or even 30 minutes, before the posted departure time. Finally, have your ticket checked by the driver of MegaBus, OUIBUS, Isilines, FlixBus, National Express, ALSA or Eurolines and get on board after having your luggage in the hold.

  • Manchester

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 Manchester to Lyon

Is there a direct train for the Manchester-Lyon route?

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

High speed train Manchester Lyon

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

Intercity train Manchester Lyon

The intercity trains served the main cities of the route between Manchester and Lyon with a reduced duration in comparison to regional trains.

Manchester Lyon train companies

The railways TGV Lyria, Eurostar, OUIGO, Virgin Trains and SNCF are the companies that you may travel with for your trip to Lyon.
TGV Lyria Manchester LyonEurostar Manchester LyonOUIGO Manchester LyonVirgin Trains Manchester LyonSNCF Manchester Lyon

Railway stations from Manchester

  • Manchester Piccadilly

Arrival train stations in Lyon

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

Cheap flights from Manchester to Lyon

Here's a few tips that can be useful to help you get the best deals to fly from Manchester to Lyon:

  • It is highly recommended to book your Manchester 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).
  • 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 Manchester to Lyon flights ?

FlyBE, Monarch Airlines, and Easyjet are the 4 airlines to serve the air route Manchester Lyon in direct flight.
FlyBE Manchester LyonMonarch Airlines Manchester Manchester LyonEasyjet Manchester Lyon

Departure airport in Manchester

  • MAN Manchester International

Destination airport in Lyon

  • LYS Lyon Saint-Exupery International

Carpool from Manchester to Lyon

Carpooling is a recent way to travel by sharing your journey Manchester-Lyon with other travellers looking for the same route. Instead of driving alone the car from Manchester to Lyon, it allows drivers to share the travel costs with other passengers.

The important difference between carsharing and the other modes of transport is that it has not a scheduled timetable. So, you surely have better chances to get Manchester-Lyon rides searching three days in advance than one month. Good option for lastminute stay in Lyon!

When you are about to book a Manchester-Lyon ride, you can message the driver if you need any other details (pickup location, time, luggage...). No need to bother about the price once you travel, everything is paid online when you book your ride.

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