Trains from Essen Hbf to Lyon

Route overview
Avg. journey time8h 18m
Fare range€58-€347
Distance652km
Train operatorsSBB CFF FFS, DB, ERB, flixbus, idbus, ÖBB, SNCB, TGV Lyria, Thalys
First & last trains
First train departs at02:07
Last train departs at23:00
Fastest journey
Fastest route7h 07m
Changes1 change
Stations
Origin StationEssen Hbf
Destination StationLyon

Train times for Tue 23 Jan

09:00
11:23
Essen Hbf
Lyon
9h 44m3 changes
11:09
12:12
Essen Hbf
Lyon
7h 47m5 changes
11:21
11:33
Essen Hbf
Lyon
7h 35m6 changes
11:54
13:48
Essen Hbf
Lyon
8h 02m1 change

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

The minimum price of a train ticket from Essen Hbf to Lyon is €57.65. To buy train tickets from Essen Hbf 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 Essen Hbf to Lyon by train?

The average journey time between Essen Hbf and Lyon is 8 hours and 18 minutes and the fastest journey time is 7 hours and 7 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 24 trains per day travelling from Essen Hbf 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 Essen Hbf to Lyon?

The first train from Essen Hbf to Lyon departs at 02:07. The last train from Essen Hbf to Lyon departs at 23:00. 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 Essen Hbf and Lyon?

No, it is not possible to travel from Essen Hbf to Lyon without having to change trains. To travel from Essen Hbf 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 Essen Hbf?

By train, of course. See trains from Lyon to Essen Hbf.

  • **The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Essen Hbf to Lyon for a typical week day using timetable data for 23/01/2018. 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 23/10/2017 for travel on 25/10/2017 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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