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There are 8 ways to get from Calais to Lyon Airport (LYS) by train, plane, bus, night bus or car

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Train to Lille Lesquin, fly  •  4h 5m

  1. Take the train from Calais Ville to Lille Europe
  2. Fly from Lille Lesquin (LIL) to Lyon (LYS) LIL - LYS

72€ - 230€

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Bus  •  11h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Cafo to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine 700
  2. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Lyon, Lyon Perrache N729 / ...

36€ - 56€

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Train, train to Paris CDG, fly  •  4h 20m

  1. Take the train from Calais Ville to Lille Europe
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe to Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy
  3. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Lyon (LYS) CDG - LYS

119€ - 302€

Train, train to Brussels, fly  •  6h 24m

  1. Take the train from Calais Ville to Lille Europe
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  3. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Lyon (LYS) BRU - LYS

78€ - 550€

Train  •  4h 37m

  1. Take the train from Calais Ville to Lille Europe Ter
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe to Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv Tgv

114€ - 172€

Train via Lille  •  5h 11m

  1. Take the train from Calais Ville to Lille Flandres Ter
  2. Take the train from Lille-Flandres to Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV 43-Y

194€ - 351€

Night bus, bus  •  12h 27m

  1. Take the night bus from Calais Ferry to Paris, Gallieni 450
  2. Take the bus from Paris, Gallieni to Lyon, Perrache 410 / ...

63€ - 86€

Drive  •  6h 57m

  1. Drive from Calais to Lyon Airport (LYS) 777.7 km

85€ - 130€

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The cheapest way to get from Calais to Lyon Airport (LYS) is to bus which costs 35€ - 60€ and takes 11h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Calais to Lyon Airport (LYS) is to train and fly which costs 70€ - 230€ and takes 4h 5m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Calais to Lyon Airport (LYS). However, there are services departing from Cafo and arriving at Lyon Saint-Exupéry Airport, Lyon - Airport via Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine and Lyon, Lyon Perrache. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 55m.

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No, there is no direct train from Calais to Lyon Airport (LYS). However, there are services departing from Calais Ville and arriving at Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv via Lille Europe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 37m.

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The distance between Calais and Lyon Airport (LYS) is 628 km. The road distance is 777.7 km.

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The best way to get from Calais to Lyon Airport (LYS) without a car is to train which takes 4h 37m and costs 110€ - 180€.

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It takes approximately 4h 5m to get from Calais to Lyon Airport (LYS), including transfers.

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Calais to Lyon Airport (LYS) bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Cafo station.

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Calais to Lyon Airport (LYS) train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Calais Ville station.

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The best way to get from Calais to Lyon Airport (LYS) is to train which takes 4h 37m and costs 110€ - 180€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 35€ - 60€ and takes 11h 55m.

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Map of how to get from Calais to Lyon Airport (LYS).
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  • Distance: 628.4 km
  • Duration: 4h 5m

What companies run services between Calais, France and Lyon Airport (LYS), France?

You can take a train from Calais to Lyon Airport (LYS) via Lille Europe in around 4h 37m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Calais to Lyon Airport (LYS) via Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine and Lyon, Lyon Perrache in around 11h 55m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
90€ - 300€
Flights from Paris CDG to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 200€
Flights from Brussels to Lyon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 310€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Lyon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 310€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Lyon via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
100€ - 430€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
35€ - 200€
Train operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Calais Ville to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
14€ - 35€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
14€ - 21€
Rail 1st Class
22€ - 35€
Train from Calais Ville to Lille Flandres
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
13€ - 35€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
13€ - 20€
Rail 1st Class
21€ - 35€
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
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lille Europe to Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 55€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
40€ - 55€
1st Class
40€ - 50€
Train from Lille Europe to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
32€ - 38€
1st Class
27€ - 32€
Train from Lille Europe to Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
100€ - 140€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
100€ - 120€
1st Class
110€ - 140€
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 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Lille-Europe to Aéroport Charles-de-Gaulle TGV
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
60€ - 110€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lille-Flandres to Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV
Ave. Duration
2h 56m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
180€ - 320€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Cafo to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
16€ - 20€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Lyon, Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
23€ - 28€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Blablabus

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
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Lyon - Perrache Bus Station
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
15€ - 19€
Website
Blablabus
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Night bus from Calais Ferry to Paris, Gallieni
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
20€ - 29€
Website
Eurolines FR
Bus from Paris, Gallieni to Lyon, Perrache
Ave. Duration
6h 59m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
Website
Eurolines FR

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The quickest flight from Lille Lesquin Airport to Lyon Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Calais to Lyon Airport (LYS) bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Lyon, Lyon Perrache station.

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Calais to Lyon Airport (LYS) train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Calais to Lyon Airport (LYS) is 778 km. It takes approximately 6h 57m to drive from Calais to Lyon Airport (LYS).

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easyJet and Air France offer flights from Lille Lesquin Airport to Lyon Airport.

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Book your Calais to Lyon Airport (LYS) train tickets online with Omio and Omio.

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There are 2282+ hotels available in Lyon Airport (LYS). Prices start at 75€ per night.

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