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Duration 2 days 13h
Distance 2069.6 km
Average price $387
Frequency 2/week

Trip overview

The train between Lyon and Bucharest takes 2 days 13h. The train runs, on average, 2 times per week from Lyon to Bucharest. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Lyon Part Dieu
  2. Mannheim Hbf
  3. Budapest-Keleti
  4. Bucharest
33h 10m
$292 - $452

Lyon to Bucharest train times

Trains run twice a week between Lyon and Bucharest. The service departs Lyon at 10:04 in the morning, which arrives into Bucharest at 00:28. All services require a transfer, and take on average 2 days 13h. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Lyon to Bucharest. However, there are services departing from Lyon Part Dieu and arriving at Bucuresti Nord via Mannheim Hbf and Budapest-Keleti. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 33h 10m.

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The distance between Lyon and Bucharest is 1670 km. The road distance is 2069.6 km.

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Lyon to Bucharest train services, operated by TGV inOui, depart from Lyon Part Dieu station.

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Lyon to Bucharest train services, operated by Romanian Railways (CFR), arrive at Bucuresti Nord station.

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Bucharest is 1h ahead of Lyon. It is currently 2:23 PM in Lyon and 3:23 PM in Bucharest.

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