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There are 7 ways to get from Lyon to Warsaw by plane, train, bus, night train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly from Lyon  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Warsaw Chopin (WAW) LYS - WAW

$92 - $253

6 alternative options

Train to Geneva, fly  •  6 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu to Gare de Genève
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Warsaw Chopin (WAW) GVA - WAW

$109 - $275

Train  •  18 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Tgv
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief) Ice
  3. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Warszawa Centralna Ec

$278 - $365

Bus Eurolines FR  •  28 h

  1. Take the bus from Lyon to Warszaw

$160 - $240

Bus Eurolines CH  •  28 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Lyon to Genève
  2. Take the bus from Genève to Warsaw

$107 - $166

Train, night train  •  20 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Strasbourg Tgv
  2. Take the night train from Strasbourg to Warszawa Wschodnia D

$260 - $340

Drive  •  15 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Lyon to Warsaw 1075.4 miles

$230 - $340

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The cheapest way to get from Lyon to Warsaw is to fly which costs 80€ - 220€ and takes 5 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lyon to Warsaw is to fly which costs 80€ - 220€ and takes 5 h 18 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lyon and arriving at Warszaw. Services depart three times a week, and operate Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 28 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Lyon to Warsaw. However, there are services departing from Lyon Part Dieu and arriving at Warszawa Centralna via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and Berlin Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 6 min.

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The distance between Lyon and Warsaw is 1378 km. The road distance is 1720.6 km.

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The best way to get from Lyon to Warsaw without a car is to train which takes 18 h 6 min and costs 240€ - 320€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 18 min to get from Lyon to Warsaw, including transfers.

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Lyon to Warsaw bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Lyon station.

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

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The best way to get from Lyon to Warsaw is to fly which takes 5 h 18 min and costs 80€ - 220€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 240€ - 320€ and takes 18 h 6 min, you could also bus, which costs 140€ - 210€ and takes 28 h.

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Map of how to get from Lyon to Warsaw.
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  • Distance: 861 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 18 min

What companies run services between Lyon, France and Warsaw, Poland?

Wizz Air, Lufthansa and seven other airlines fly from Lyon to Warsaw hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Lyon to Warsaw via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, Berlin Hbf (tief), and Berlin Hbf in around 18 h 6 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Lyon to Warsaw Chopin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Lyon to Warsaw Chopin via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Warsaw Chopin via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Geneva to Warsaw Chopin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Lyon to Warsaw Chopin via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $380
Flights from Geneva to Warsaw Chopin via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lyon to Warsaw Chopin via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $380
Flights from Geneva to Warsaw Chopin via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $420
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Lyon to Warsaw Chopin via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Lyon to Warsaw Chopin via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Warsaw Chopin via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Lyon to Warsaw Chopin via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $500
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Warsaw Chopin via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Lyon to Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $650
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Lyon to Warsaw Chopin via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Lyon to Warsaw Chopin via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Train operators
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu to Gare de Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$28 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Night train from Strasbourg to Warszawa Wschodnia
Ave. Duration
15 h 38 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$160 - $230
Website
en.oui.sncf
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 58 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$130 - $150
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$130 - $150
1st Class
$180 - $270
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $110
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$95 - $110
1st Class
$130 - $190
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Lyon-Part-Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief)
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf to Warszawa Centralna
Ave. Duration
6 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Lyon to Genève
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$20 - $25
Book at
eurolines.ch
Bus from Genève to Warsaw
Ave. Duration
24 h 45 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Book at
eurolines.ch
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Geneva to Warszawa
Ave. Duration
28 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl
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The quickest flight from Lyon Airport to Warsaw Chopin Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 20 min.

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Lyon to Warsaw bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Warszaw station.

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Lyon to Warsaw train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Warszawa Centralna station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lyon to Warsaw is 1721 km. It takes approximately 15 h 11 min to drive from Lyon to Warsaw.

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Wizz Air, Austrian Airlines, British Airways and five other airlines offer flights from Lyon Airport to Warsaw Chopin Airport.

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Book your Lyon to Warsaw bus tickets online with Busbud.

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There are 3021+ hotels available in Warsaw. Prices start at $38 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Lyon to Lyon Airport is to Rhonexpress which takes 29 min and costs 9€ - 15€.

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