Brussels to Lyon route details

Route overview
Avg. journey time4h 26m
Trains per day6
Fare range€29-€239
Distance566km
Train operatorsflixbus, idbus,
First & last trains
First train departs at07:10
Last train departs at20:43
Fastest journey
Fastest route3h 20m
ChangesDirect
Stations
Origin StationBrussels
Destination StationLyon

Train times for Mon 20 Nov

06:13
10:29
Brussels
Lyon
4h 16m4 changes
07:10
10:30
Brussels
Lyon
3h 20mDirect
07:13
11:34
Brussels
Lyon
4h 21m4 changes
07:43
11:56
Brussels
Lyon
4h 13m4 changes

When is the best time to buy tickets?

Buying tickets in advance can save you money. Prices for train journeys from Brussels to Lyon start at €117.08 when you book at least 28 days in advance.*

28 days
in advance
Find this ticket!
€117.08
14 days
in advance
€137.55
Avg. single price
On the day
€171.26
Avg. single price

What is the minimum price of a ticket from Brussels to Lyon?

The minimum price of a train ticket from Brussels to Lyon is €29. To buy train tickets from Brussels to Lyon for the lowest price possible, we recommend that you book your tickets as early as possible. Tickets go on sale usually 3 months in advance, yet in some rare cases this can be up to 6 months. For more precise information on when you can book your tickets or whether there are any promotional sales, click here.

How long does it take to travel from Brussels to Lyon by train?

The average journey time between Brussels and Lyon is 4 hours and 26 minutes and the fastest journey time is 3 hours and 20 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 30 trains per day travelling from Brussels to Lyon. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What time is the first and last train of the day from Brussels to Lyon?

The first train from Brussels to Lyon departs at 07:10. The last train from Brussels to Lyon departs at 20:43. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services. Alternatively, some popular routes may run throughout the night at a reduced frequency. There may also be less services on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Are there direct train services between Brussels and Lyon?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Brussels to Lyon without having to change trains. There are 6 direct trains from Brussels to Lyon. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

How do I get back to Brussels?

By train, of course. See trains from Lyon to Brussels.

  • *Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. “14 days in advance” includes days 13 and 15.
  • **The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Brussels to Lyon for a typical week day using timetable data for 20/11/2017. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 19/08/2017 for travel on 19/08/2017 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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