There are 9 ways to get from Aachen to Lyon by train, bus, car or plane

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

Recommended option

Train  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Aachen Hbf to Bruxelles Midi Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Bruxelles Midi to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv

$162 - $240

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  13 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Welkenraedt to Liège-Guillemins
  2. Take the train from Liège-Guillemins to Luxembourg
  3. Take the bus from Luxembourg to Lyon - Perrache Bus station

$42 - $69

7 alternative options

Bus  •  12 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Aachen Hauptbahnhof to Köln ZOB
  2. Take the bus from Köln to Lyon

$133 - $193

Drive  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Aachen to Lyon 447.3 miles

$95 - $140

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Lyon  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Aachen West to Neuss Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Lyon (LYS) DUS - LYS

$103 - $292

Train to Brussels, fly to Lyon  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Aachen Hbf to Bruxelles-Nord
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Lyon (LYS) BRU - LYS

$91 - $273

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Lyon  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Aachen Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Lyon (LYS) FRA - LYS

$100 - $378

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Geneva, train  •  8 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Aachen West to Neuss Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Geneva (GVA) DUS - GVA
  3. Take the train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu

$116 - $263

Train to Brussels, fly to Geneva, train  •  8 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Aachen Hbf to Bruxelles-Nord
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Geneva (GVA) BRU - GVA
  3. Take the train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu

$119 - $294

What companies run services between Aachen, Germany and Lyon, France?

You can take a train from Aachen to Lyon via Bruxelles Midi in around 5 h 36 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Aachen to Lyon via Köln ZOB and Köln in around 12 h 9 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $600
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lyon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lyon via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Brussels to Lyon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Brussels to Lyon via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $390
Flights from Frankfurt to Lyon via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $390
Flights from Dusseldorf to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Dusseldorf to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Dusseldorf to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Dusseldorf to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Brussels to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Brussels to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Dusseldorf to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Brussels to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $460
Flights from Brussels to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $370
Flights from Frankfurt to Lyon via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $370
Flights from Brussels to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $460
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $600
Flights from Dusseldorf to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lyon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $400
Flights from Brussels to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Brussels to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $430
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Brussels to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $290
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lyon via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $430
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Aachen Hbf to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Aachen West to Neuss Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Aachen Hbf to Bruxelles-Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Aachen Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $100
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$23 - $100
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Aachen Hbf to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$45 - $70
1st Class
$70 - $95
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Bruxelles Midi to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $170
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$140 - $170
1st Class
$190 - $290
Train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$60 - $75
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Welkenraedt to Liège-Guillemins
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$11 - $16
Train from Liège-Guillemins to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
DB Regio NRW - Rhein-Sieg-Express
Website
avv.de
Train from Aachen, Aachen, West Bf to Neuss, Neuss Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
avv.de
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Aachen Hauptbahnhof to Köln ZOB
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
eurolines.de
Eurolines FR
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Luxembourg to Lyon - Perrache Bus station
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Website
Ouibus

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Aachen to Lyon?

The distance between Aachen and Lyon is 567 km. The road distance is 716 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Aachen to Lyon?

The cheapest way to get from Aachen to Lyon is to train and bus which costs 30€ - 60€ and takes 13 h 5 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Aachen to Lyon?

The quickest way to get from Aachen to Lyon is to train and fly which takes 5 h 23 min and costs 70€ - 230€.

Is there a direct train between Aachen and Lyon?

No, there is no direct train from Aachen to Lyon. However, there are services departing from Aachen Hbf and arriving at Lyon Part Dieu via Bruxelles Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 36 min.

Is there a direct bus between Aachen and Lyon?

No, there is no direct bus from Aachen to Lyon. However, there are services departing from Aachen Hauptbahnhof and arriving at Lyon via Köln. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 9 min.

How long does it take to get from Aachen to Lyon?

It takes approximately 5 h 36 min to get from Aachen to Lyon, including transfers.