Köln to Lyon

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€192.36
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Trains to Lyon

Tue 25 Apr

13:47
21:30
Köln
Lyon
7h 43m4 changes
14:55
21:53
Köln
Lyon
6h 58m2 changes
15:42
22:03
Köln
Lyon
6h 21m3 changes
16:43
22:56
Köln
Lyon
6h 13m2 changes
16:43
23:24
Köln
Lyon
6h 41m1 change

Train times

Avg. journey time10h 04m
First train dept03:52
Last train dept23:53

Train info

Fastest route6h 12m
Changes1 change
Fare range€50-€285**

Stations

Origin StationKöln
Destination StationLyon
Return Journey

More information**

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

The minimum price of a train ticket from Köln (Cologne) to Lyon is €49.8. To buy train tickets from Köln (Cologne) 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 Köln to Lyon by train?

The average journey time between Köln (Cologne) and Lyon is 10 hours and 4 minutes and the fastest journey time is 6 hours and 12 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 30 trains per day travelling from Köln (Cologne) 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 Köln to Lyon?

The first train from Köln (Cologne) to Lyon departs at 03:52. The last train from Köln (Cologne) to Lyon departs at 23:53. 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 Köln and Lyon?

No, it is not possible to travel from Köln (Cologne) to Lyon without having to change trains. To travel from Köln (Cologne) 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.
  • *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 Köln to Lyon for a typical week day using timetable data for 25/04/2017. 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 06/01/2017 for travel on 15/03/2017 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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