Trains from
Rotterdam Centraal to Lyon

Rotterdam Centraal to Lyon route details

Route overview
Avg. journey time6h 15m
Fare range€67-€286
Distance685km
Train operatorsidbus
First & last trains
First train departs at06:58
Last train departs at22:11
Fastest journey
Fastest route5h 02m
Changes1 change
Stations
Origin StationRotterdam Centraal
Destination StationLyon

Train times for Tue 28 Nov

10:09
11:15
Rotterdam Centraal
Lyon
5h 51m2 changes
11:58
14:35
Rotterdam Centraal
Lyon
5h 58m2 changes
12:58
14:08
Rotterdam Centraal
Lyon
5h 58m5 changes
13:58
16:35
Rotterdam Centraal
Lyon
5h 28m4 changes

When is the best time to buy tickets?

Buying tickets in advance can save you money. Prices for train journeys from Rotterdam Centraal to Lyon start at €151.53 when you book at least 28 days in advance.*

14 days
in advance
Find this ticket!
€151.53
1 day
in advance
€192.28
Avg. single price
On the day
€207.79
Avg. single price

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

The minimum price of a train ticket from Rotterdam Centraal to Lyon is €67. To buy train tickets from Rotterdam Centraal 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 Rotterdam Centraal to Lyon by train?

The average journey time between Rotterdam Centraal and Lyon is 6 hours and 15 minutes and the fastest journey time is 5 hours and 2 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 17 trains per day travelling from Rotterdam Centraal 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 Rotterdam Centraal to Lyon?

The first train from Rotterdam Centraal to Lyon departs at 06:58. The last train from Rotterdam Centraal to Lyon departs at 22:11. 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 Rotterdam Centraal and Lyon?

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

By train, of course. See trains from Lyon to Rotterdam Centraal.

  • *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 Rotterdam Centraal to Lyon for a typical week day using timetable data for 28/11/2017. 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 30/08/2017 for travel on 30/08/2017 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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