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Trip Southampton Lyon

Plan your trip by train, bus, carpooling, plane from Southampton to Lyon

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How to get from Southampton to Lyon?

We are suggesting 26 routes by train, bus, carpooling, plane to plan your trip Southampton 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:
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  • Locate cities of Southampton and Lyon on a map as well as the route Southampton Lyon and the different connecting points (Lyon Saint-Exupery International Airport, Lyon-Part-Dieu Railway Station, Lyon Coach Station, Lyon-Perrache Railway Station, Lyon-St-Exupéry-TGV Railway Station, ...) by clicking on the 'Details & Map' button.
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All modes of transport Southampton Lyon

For your trip from Southampton (England, United Kingdom) to Lyon (Rhône-Alpes, France) with a distance of 456 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 Southampton > Lyon will be the fastest way to get to your destination.
Leave Southampton and arrive early enough (at least 2 hours before the departure time) at Southampton SOU airport, 3.6 mi away, to check in your luggage for the flight to Lyon (Lyon Saint-Exupery International airport, IATA code: LYS) operated by FlyBE.
No coach company allows you to get you directly to Lyon from Southampton without changing buses, you will have to take the coach lines Southampton-London and London-Lyon.
You will board a coach of National Express in Southampton. 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 Southampton bus station (0.3 mi from Southampton) 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 Southampton to Lyon without changing trains but some trains run on lines Southampton-London and London-Lyon allowing you to make the entire trip only by rail.
Trains Mainline West of Southern Railways or South West Trains to London leave from Southampton Central railway station in Southampton. Arrival in London will take place at London Victoria station (0.9 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 Southampton and Lyon?

Bus companies
The bus company National Express operates the intercity service from the bus station of Southampton in Southampton and to the one of London Victoria Coach Station (England United Kingdom)
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 OUIBUS carries out the route from the bus station of London Victoria Coach Station in London and to the one of Lyon (Rhône-Alpes France)
The network of FlixBus includes a coach line between the city of Paris (serving Paris Porte d'Orléans bus station at 2.7 mi from centre) and the city of Lyon where the coach will drop you off at Lyon Part-Dieu - Gare routière Villette station situated at about 1.4 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)
Airlines
British Airways carries out a flight 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)
FlyBE flies on the route from Southampton SOU airport (located 3.6 mi from Southampton, United Kingdom) to Lyon (serving Lyon Saint-Exupery International LYS airport)
Easyjet schedules the flight 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)
Monarch Airlines ensures the flight route from Gatwick LGW airport (located 24.2 mi from London, United Kingdom) to Lyon (serving Lyon Saint-Exupery International LYS airport)
Air France carries out a flight from Paris Orly ORY airport situated 9.3 mi away from the city centre of Paris to Lyon (arrival at Lyon Saint-Exupery International LYS airport)
Railway companies
OUIGO provides a rail connection 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)
SNCF transports passengers on a rail line from Paris to Lyon with the train TER which leaves Paris-Bercy station to arrive at Lyon-Perrache railway station (Rhône-Alpes France)
Southern Railways operates the train journey Southampton-London with the train Mainline West from Southampton Central railway station (0.5 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of London Victoria at arrival (0.9 mi from centre)
South West Trains provides a rail connection from Southampton to London with the train which leaves Southampton Central station to arrive at London Waterloo railway station (England United Kingdom)
Eurostar transports passengers on a rail line London-Lyon with the train from London St Pancras railway station (2.1 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)

Stop cities from Southampton or cities to visit near Lyon

When travelling from Lyon to Southampton by plane, carpooling, bus, train, you might have to change at Paris (France) London located at 70 mi from Southampton (United Kingdom). If you have some time on your way to Lyon or back to Southampton, this may be a really good opportunity to visit and have a short stay in those cities.
 
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