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There are 11 ways to get from Amsterdam to Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes 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.

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Train via Brussels  •  6h 43m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Thalys
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv

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Train via Luxembourg  •  13h 20m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Maastricht
  2. Take the train from Liège-Guillemins to Luxembourg Ic
  3. Take the train from Luxembourg to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv

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Train  •  6h 45m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud Thalys
  2. Take the train from Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud to Lyon Part Dieu 041G / ...

Bus  •  14h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Lyon, Perrache Bus Station N760 / ...

Drive  •  8h 54m

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Lyon 912.6 km

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Clermont-Ferrand  •  6h 16m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Clermont-Ferrand (CFE) AMS - CFE

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Lyon, train  •  5h 29m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Lyon (LYS) AMS - LYS
  2. Take the train from Lyon Perrache to Vénissieux

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Geneva, train  •  6h 34m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Geneva (GVA) AMS - GVA
  2. Take the train from Bellegarde-sur-Valserine to Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux

Train to Brussels, fly to Lyon  •  7h 20m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Anvers-Central
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Lyon (LYS) BRU - LYS

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Lyon  •  7h 45m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Duesseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Lyon (LYS) DUS - LYS

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Turin, train  •  8h 30m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Turin (TRN) AMS - TRN
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Chambery Challes Les Eaux

Amsterdam to Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes by train

35 Weekly Trains
6h 43m Average Duration
€165 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes is to train via Luxembourg which costs €45 - €95 and takes 13h 20m.

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The fastest way to get from Amsterdam to Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes is to fly and train which takes 5h 29m and costs €90 - €320.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Amsterdam Sloterdijk and arriving at Lyon, Perrache Bus Station station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 14h 15m.

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No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam to Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Lyon Part Dieu via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 43m.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes is 950 km. The road distance is 912.6 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes without a car is to train via Brussels which takes 6h 43m and costs €160 - €310.

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It takes approximately 6h 43m to get from Amsterdam to Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, including transfers.

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Amsterdam to Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Amsterdam Sloterdijk station.

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Amsterdam to Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Amsterdam Centraal station.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes is to train via Brussels which takes 6h 43m and costs €160 - €310. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €60 - €110 and takes 14h 15m, you could also fly, which costs €120 - €340 and takes 6h 16m.

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Map of how to get from Amsterdam to Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.
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  • Distance: 950.4 km
  • Duration: 6h 43m

What companies run services between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France?

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Lyon via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi in around 6h 43m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Lyon, Perrache Bus Station once daily. Tickets cost €70 - €110 and the journey takes 14h 15m. BlaBlaCar Bus also services this route 4 times a week.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Clermont-Ferrand via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€170 - €600
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €410
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €700
Flights from Brussels to Lyon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €480
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lyon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €450
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Turin
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€200 - €800
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Turin via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€170 - €700
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Clermont-Ferrand via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€170 - €600
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €410
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Lyon via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
3h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €330
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Turin via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€170 - €700
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Lyon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €650
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Lyon via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €650
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€150 - €430
Flights from Brussels to Lyon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €650
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lyon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €420
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lyon via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €420
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Turin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €420
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €300
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Turin via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€95 - €450
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €800
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€60 - €360
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Clermont-Ferrand via Porto
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€240 - €1100
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €600
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€150 - €430
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€55 - €110
Website
https://www.thalys.com/fr/en
Standard
€55 - €80
Comfort
€60 - €85
Premium
€85 - €110
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud
Ave. Duration
5h 51m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€210 - €400
Website
https://www.thalys.com/fr/en
Standard
€210 - €290
Comfort
€250 - €340
Premium
€310 - €400
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Anvers-Central
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€45 - €95
Website
https://www.thalys.com/fr/en
Standard
€45 - €65
Comfort
€50 - €70
Premium
€70 - €95
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
+33 1 84 94 36 35
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€110 - €200
Website
https://www.sncf.com/en
2nd Class
€110 - €160
1st Class
€140 - €200
Train from Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€24 - €55
Website
https://www.sncf.com/en
2nd Class
€24 - €35
1st Class
€40 - €55
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Chambery Challes Les Eaux
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€35 - €75
Website
https://www.sncf.com/en
2nd Class
€35 - €50
1st Class
€55 - €75
SNCF Bus
Phone
3635
Website
sncf.com
Train from Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Website
https://www.sncf.com/en
Train from Lyon Perrache to Vénissieux
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
https://www.sncf.com/en
Train from Bellegarde-sur-Valserine to Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
https://www.sncf.com/en
Renfe Viajeros

Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. Renfe's high-speed AVE trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. All medium- and long-distance trains require a seat reservation; ticket sales for these trains usually open 30-60 days before travel. Most Renfe trains have two classes: Turista (2nd class) and Preferente (1st class), although some AVE trains offer Turista Plus. There is free WiFi for Preferente passengers and for those with a +Renfe loyalty card.

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Contact Details
Phone
+34 91 232 03 20
Website
renfe.com
Train from Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€10 - €15
Website
https://www.renfe.com/es/en
Lignes de Normandie
Phone
+33 2 22 55 00 10
Email
nomad-car@laregionnormandie.fr
Website
normandie.fr
Train from Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
normandie.fr
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Maastricht
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€24 - €60
Website
https://www.ns.nl/en
2nd Class Full Fare
€24 - €35
1st Class Full Fare
€40 - €60
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€24 - €60
Website
https://www.ns.nl/en
2nd Class Full Fare
€24 - €35
1st Class Full Fare
€40 - €60
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2Rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 1 84 94 36 35
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lyon Perrache to Venissieux
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€1 - €3
Website
https://www.sncf-connect.com/en-en/
2nd Class
€1 - €2
Rail 1st Class
€2 - €3
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 848 44 66 88
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Bellegarde to Chambery Challes Les Eaux
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€28 - €50
Website
https://www.sbb.ch/en
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2Rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Lyon, Perrache Bus Station
Ave. Duration
14h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€70 - €110
Website
https://www.flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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BlaBlaCar Bus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
blablacar.fr
Bus from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to Lyon - Perrache Bus station
Ave. Duration
13h 20m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€60 - €85
Website
https://www.blablacar.co.uk/

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Amsterdam to Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Lyon, Perrache Bus Station.

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Amsterdam to Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes train services, operated by SNCF Bus, arrive at Lyon Part Dieu station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes is 913 km. It takes approximately 8h 54m to drive from Amsterdam to Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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