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There are 10 ways to get from Berlin to Lyon by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Berlin Tegel to Lyon  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Lyon (LYS) TXL - LYS

$79 - $231

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Fly Berlin Schoenefeld to Geneva, train  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) to Geneva (GVA) SXF - GVA
  2. Take the train from Gare de Genève to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu

$75 - $266

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Fly Berlin Schoenefeld to Lyon  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) to Lyon (LYS) SXF - LYS

$78 - $315

Fly Berlin Tegel to Geneva, train  •  8 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Geneva (GVA) TXL - GVA
  2. Take the train from Gare de Genève to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu

$106 - $252

Train via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf  •  11 h 14 min

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

$236 - $300

Train  •  11 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Berlin Ostbahnhof to Basel SBB Ice
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv

$267 - $362

Bus Eurolines FR  •  18 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Berlin, Berlin Alexanderplatz to Leipzig, Leipzig central station 065
  2. Take the bus from Leipzig to Lyon

$121 - $188

Bus Eurolines DE  •  23 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Berlin to Dijon
  2. Take the bus from Dijon to Lyon, Lyon Perrache N760 / ...

$84 - $162

Drive, train  •  12 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Berlin to Göttingen
  2. Take the train from Göttingen to Basel Bad Bf Ice
  3. Drive from Lörrach Hbf to Lyon

$220 - $339

Drive  •  10 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Berlin to Lyon 769.9 miles

$160 - $240

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The cheapest way to get from Berlin to Lyon is to fly which costs 65€ - 210€ and takes 6 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin to Lyon is to fly which costs 65€ - 280€ and takes 5 h 8 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Berlin to Lyon. However, there are services departing from Berlin, Berlin Alexanderplatz and arriving at Lyon via Leipzig. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Berlin to Lyon. However, there are services departing from Berlin Hbf (tief) and arriving at Lyon Part Dieu via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 14 min.

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The distance between Berlin and Lyon is 976 km. The road distance is 1231.8 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Lyon without a car is to train which takes 11 h 14 min and costs 200€ - 270€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 21 min to get from Berlin to Lyon, including transfers.

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Berlin to Lyon bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Berlin, Berlin Alexanderplatz station.

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Berlin to Lyon train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Berlin Hbf (tief) station.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Lyon is to fly which takes 6 h 21 min and costs 65€ - 210€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 200€ - 270€ and takes 11 h 14 min, you could also bus, which costs 100€ - 170€ and takes 18 h 45 min.

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  • Distance: 610.2 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 21 min

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

Lufthansa, Brussels Airlines and six other airlines fly from Berlin to Lyon hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Berlin to Lyon via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf in around 11 h 14 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Lyon via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Lyon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Geneva via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $410
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Lyon via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Lyon via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$65 - $340
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Lyon via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Lyon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $450
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Lyon via Budapest
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Lyon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $390
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $460
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Lyon via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $480
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Geneva via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $360
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Lyon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Geneva via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Lyon via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Geneva via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $410
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Lyon via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Geneva via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Lyon via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
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 Genève to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$28 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
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 Genève 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
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 Berlin Hbf (tief) to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
bahn.de
Train from Berlin Ostbahnhof to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
7 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$180 - $270
Website
bahn.de
Train from Göttingen to Basel Bad Bf
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
5 h 58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $150
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$130 - $150
1st Class
$180 - $270
Train from Basel SBB to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $95
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$85 - $95
1st Class
$110 - $170
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Berlin, Berlin Alexanderplatz to Leipzig, Leipzig central station
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Dijon to Lyon, Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Berlin to Dijon
Ave. Duration
18 h 6 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$75 - $140
Website
eurolines.de
Low
$130
High
$138
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 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
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Dijon to Lyon Gare Perrache
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Ouibus
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Dijon to Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Schedules at
isilines.com

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There is no direct flight from Berlin Tegel Airport to Lyon Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 20 min and has one stopover.

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

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Berlin to Lyon train services, operated by inOui TGV, arrive at Lyon Part Dieu station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin to Lyon is 1232 km. It takes approximately 10 h 53 min to drive from Berlin to Lyon.

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Eurowings, Austrian Airlines, KLM and five other airlines offer flights from Berlin Tegel Airport to Lyon Airport.

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There are 1114+ hotels available in Lyon. Prices start at $62 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Berlin Tegel Airport is to bus which takes 22 min and costs 2€ - 4€.

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