Lyon to London route details

Route overview
Avg. journey time6h 01m
Fare range€38-€534
Distance733km
Train operatorsALSA, idbus
First & last trains
First train departs at05:50
Last train departs at21:38
Fastest journey
Fastest route5h 03m
Changes2 changes
Stations
Origin StationLyon
Destination StationLondon

Train times for Sat 25 Nov

05:50
09:57
Lyon
London
5h 07m2 changes
07:04
11:30
Lyon
London
5h 26m4 changes
07:34
12:39
Lyon
London
6h 05m2 changes
09:00
14:05
Lyon
London
6h 05m2 changes
09:04
14:05
Lyon
London
6h 01m5 changes

When is the best time to buy tickets?

Buying tickets in advance can save you money. Prices for train journeys from Lyon to London start at €144.67 when you book at least 28 days in advance.*

28 days
in advance
Find this ticket!
€144.67
14 days
in advance
€180.92
Avg. single price
On the day
€277.84
Avg. single price

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

The minimum price of a train ticket from Lyon to London is €38. To buy train tickets from Lyon to London 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 Lyon to London by train?

The average journey time between Lyon and London is 6 hours and 1 minute and the fastest journey time is 5 hours and 3 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 23 trains per day travelling from Lyon to London. 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 Lyon to London?

The first train from Lyon to London departs at 05:50. The last train from Lyon to London departs at 21:38. 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 Lyon and London?

No, it is not possible to travel from Lyon to London without having to change trains. To travel from Lyon to London will require a minimum of 2 changes. 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 Lyon?

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

  • *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 Lyon to London for a typical week day using timetable data for 25/11/2017. 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 26/08/2017 for travel on 26/08/2017 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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