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 7 min

  1. Take the train from Aachen Central Station to Paris-Nord
  2. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv

$207 - $256

Cheapest option

Bus  •  12 h

  1. Take the bus from Aachen, Aachen West to Cologne, Cologne South, Airport N84 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Cologne, Cologne South, Airport to Lyon, Lyon Perrache N710 / ...

$45 - $78

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Train, bus  •  12 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Aachen, Rothe Erde Bf to Köln, Dom / Hbf Re1 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Köln to Lyon

$108 - $156

Drive  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Aachen to Lyon 447.3 miles

$95 - $140

Train to Brussels, fly to Lyon  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Aachen Central Station to Brusel Nord
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Lyon (LYS) BRU - LYS

$85 - $287

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

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

$91 - $291

Train, train to Frankfurt, fly to Lyon  •  6 h 34 min

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

$132 - $372

Train to Brussels, fly to Geneva, train  •  8 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Aachen Central Station to Brusel Nord
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Geneva (GVA) BRU - GVA
  3. Take the train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu

$114 - $308

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Geneva, train  •  8 h 59 min

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

$105 - $262

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Aachen to Lyon is to bus which costs 35€ - 70€ and takes 12 h.

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The quickest way to get from Aachen to Lyon is to train which costs 180€ - 230€ and takes 5 h 7 min.

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The distance between Aachen and Lyon is 567 km. The road distance is 715.7 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 7 min to get from Aachen to Lyon, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Aachen to Lyon. However, there are services departing from Aachen, Aachen West and arriving at Lyon, Lyon Perrache via Cologne, Cologne South, Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Aachen station to Lyon. However, there are services departing from Aachen Central Station and arriving at Lyon Part Dieu via Paris Nord and Paris Gare de Lyon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 7 min.

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The best way to get from Aachen to Lyon without a car is to train which takes 5 h 7 min and costs 180€ - 230€.

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Map of how to get from Aachen to Lyon.
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  • Distance: 354.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 7 min

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

You can take a train from Aachen to Lyon via Paris-Nord, Paris Nord, Paris Gare De Lyon, and Paris Gare de Lyon in around 5 h 7 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Aachen to Lyon via Cologne, Cologne South, Airport in around 12 h.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
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 Dusseldorf to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $600
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lyon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lyon via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
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 Brussels to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Dusseldorf to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Dusseldorf to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Dusseldorf to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Dusseldorf to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
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 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Flights from Dusseldorf to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Dusseldorf to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
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 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $600
Flights from Dusseldorf to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Brussels to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Brussels to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lyon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $400
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lyon via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $430
Flights from Dusseldorf to Geneva via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Brussels to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $430
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Geneva via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Aachen Central Station to Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$120 - $160
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$120 - $160
1st Class
$160 - $230
Train from Aachen Central Station to Düsseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $55
1st Class
$55 - $70
Train from Aachen Central Station to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$23 - $40
1st Class
$40 - $55
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $95
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$80 - $95
1st Class
$110 - $160
Train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Aachen, Rothe Erde Bf to Köln, Dom / Hbf
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $27
Schedules at
bahn.de
Train from Aachen Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $33
Schedules at
bahn.de
Train from Aachen Hbf to Köln, Dom / Hbf
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $27
Schedules at
bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Aachen Central Station to Brusel Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Aachen Central Station to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Aachen, Aachen West to Cologne, Cologne South, Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Cologne, Cologne South, Airport to Lyon, Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR

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