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Southampton to Lyon

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3 suggested routes to go from Southampton to Lyon by flight, train, car, bus

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How to travel from Southampton to Lyon ?

Trip Southampton 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 Southampton to Lyon? In general, you browse several websites and spend hours without being sure that all transport solutions were considered.

Fortunately, Vivanoda is a multimodal travel planner that aggregates prices for buses, carpooling, flights and trains in a single search. You just have to specify the departure date to Lyon then let Vivanoda search for you. Refine, filter, sort according to your travel preferences then select the Southampton - Lyon offer that suits you best.

To reach your destination from Southampton, you will travel with National Express, FlyBE, Southern Railways, OUIBUS, Eurostar, Monarch Airlines, Easyjet or British Airways by buses, carpooling, trains or flights.

Read more information about each means of transport:

Southampton to Lyon bus

Departure bus stations in Southampton

It is recommended that you arrive at the Southampton bus station between 15 and 30 minutes before the departure time, depending on the coach company. Before boarding, show your ticket to the driver, put your luggage in the hold and then sit at your seat.

  • Southampton

Arrival bus stations 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 Southampton to Lyon

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

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

High speed train Southampton Lyon

Travelling at a speed between 125mph to 220mph, those trains are the fastest solution to go from Southampton to Lyon by train.

Regional train Southampton Lyon

Intercity train Southampton Lyon

Intercity trains serve the most important cities along the Southampton-Lyon route with an improved travel duration compared to regional trains.

Southampton Lyon railways companies

There are 5 carriers that operate rail journeys between Southampton and Lyon: OUIGO, SNCF, Southern Railways, South West Trains and Eurostar.
OUIGO Southampton LyonSNCF Southampton LyonSouthern Railways Southampton LyonSouth West Trains Southampton LyonEurostar Southampton Lyon

Departure train stations in Southampton

  • Southampton Central

Railway stations in Lyon

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

Cheap flights from Southampton 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 Southampton Lyon flight several weeks (or even months) in advance. This is one of the most important rule in airline industry: leisure travellers who are keen to pay less book early; business travelles are keen to pay more but book late.
  • Avoid weekends to fly to Lyon and be flexible. 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 Southampton to Lyon ?

This flight is scheduled by only one airline: FlyBE.
FlyBE Southampton Lyon

Departure airport in Southampton

  • SOU Southampton

Arrival airport in Lyon

  • LYS Lyon Saint-Exupery International

Carpool from Southampton to Lyon

Ridesharing is a new way of travelling allowing people to share Southampton-Lyon car journeys with others. This has a very positive environmental impact since it optimizes the capacity of the car and it also allows saving money.

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 Southampton-Lyon rides searching three days in advance than one month. This is interesting for lastminute travel to Lyon.

When you are about to book a Southampton-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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