Frankfurt (Main) to Lyon

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Trains to Lyon

Tue 2 May

Frankfurt (Main)
7h 54m2 changes
Frankfurt (Main)
7h 27m3 changes
Frankfurt (Main)
7h 57m2 changes
Frankfurt (Main)
7h 36m5 changes
Frankfurt (Main)
6h 36m2 changes

Train times

Avg. journey time8h 28m
First train dept02:48
Last train dept22:25

Train info

Fastest route5h 51m
Trains per day1
Fare range€49-€288**


Origin StationFrankfurt (Main)
Destination StationLyon

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What is the minimum price of a ticket from Frankfurt (Main) to Lyon?

The minimum price of a train ticket from Frankfurt (Main) to Lyon is €49. To buy train tickets from Frankfurt (Main) 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 Frankfurt (Main) to Lyon by train?

The average journey time between Frankfurt (Main) and Lyon is 8 hours and 28 minutes and the fastest journey time is 5 hours and 51 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 26 trains per day travelling from Frankfurt (Main) 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 Frankfurt (Main) to Lyon?

The first train from Frankfurt (Main) to Lyon departs at 02:48. The last train from Frankfurt (Main) to Lyon departs at 22:25. 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 Frankfurt (Main) and Lyon?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Frankfurt (Main) to Lyon without having to change trains. There are 1 direct train from Frankfurt (Main) to Lyon. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.
  • *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 Frankfurt (Main) to Lyon for a typical week day using timetable data for 02/05/2017. 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 20/11/2016 for travel on 04/02/2017 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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