Trains from
Cherbourg to Lyon

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Cherbourg to Lyon route details

Route overview

Avg. journey time8h 15m
Fare range€46-€165

First & last trains

First train departs at05:43
Last train departs at19:47

Fastest journey

Fastest route5h 59m
Changes1 change


Origin StationCherbourg
Destination StationLyon

Train times for Tue 1 Aug

6h 13m1 change
5h 59m1 change
5h 59m1 change
5h 59m1 change
6h 05m1 change

When is the best time to buy tickets?

Buying tickets in advance can save you money. Prices for train journeys from Cherbourg to Lyon start at €69.88 when you book at least 28 days in advance.*

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

The minimum price of a train ticket from Cherbourg to Lyon is €46. To buy train tickets from Cherbourg 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 Cherbourg to Lyon by train?

The average journey time between Cherbourg and Lyon is 8 hours and 15 minutes and the fastest journey time is 5 hours and 59 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 7 trains per day travelling from Cherbourg 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 Cherbourg to Lyon?

The first train from Cherbourg to Lyon departs at 05:43. The last train from Cherbourg to Lyon departs at 19:47. 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 Cherbourg and Lyon?

No, it is not possible to travel from Cherbourg to Lyon without having to change trains. To travel from Cherbourg to Lyon will require a minimum of 1 change. More changes may be necessary on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

How do I get back to Cherbourg?

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

  • *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 Cherbourg to Lyon for a typical week day using timetable data for 01/08/2017. 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 14/06/2017 for travel on 10/09/2017 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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