There are 8 ways to get from Düsseldorf 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 via Bruxelles Midi  •  7 h 30 min

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

$185 - $278

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  12 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Luxembourg Ic
  2. Take the bus from Luxembourg to Lyon - Perrache Bus station Luxembourg > Thionville > Metz > Nancy > Dijon > Lyon - gare routière Perrache

$77 - $108

6 alternative options

Train  •  10 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Luxembourg, Gare Centrale Re
  2. Take the train from Luxembourg to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv

$144 - $164

Bus  •  10 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Dusseldorf to Lyon

$95 - $140

Drive  •  7 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Düsseldorf to Lyon 470 miles

$100 - $150

Fly Dusseldorf to Lyon  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Lyon (LYS) DUS - LYS

$78 - $256

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Lyon  •  5 h 16 min

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

$126 - $348

Fly Dusseldorf to Geneva, train  •  7 h 16 min

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

$91 - $226

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

You can take a train from Düsseldorf to Lyon via Köln Hbf and Bruxelles Midi in around 7 h 30 min. Alternatively, Eurolines FR operates a bus from Düsseldorf to Lyon 4 times a week. Tickets cost $95 - $140 and the journey takes 10 h 27 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
Monday to Saturday
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 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 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Dusseldorf to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
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
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
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lyon via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $430
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
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Lyon via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $370
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Köln Hbf to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Köln Hbf to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$60 - $75
1st Class
$75 - $110
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 Luxembourg to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$140 - $160
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$140 - $160
1st Class
$190 - $280
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
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
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 FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Dusseldorf to Lyon
Ave. Duration
10 h 27 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Schedules at
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 Düsseldorf to Lyon?

The distance between Düsseldorf and Lyon is 625 km. The road distance is 752 km.

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

The cheapest way to get from Düsseldorf to Lyon is to train and bus which costs 60€ - 90€ and takes 12 h 7 min.

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

The quickest way to get from Düsseldorf to Lyon is to fly which takes 4 h 41 min and costs 60€ - 210€.

Is there a direct train between Düsseldorf and Lyon?

No, there is no direct train from Düsseldorf to Lyon. However, there are services departing from Düsseldorf Hbf and arriving at Lyon Part Dieu via Köln Hbf and Bruxelles Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 30 min.

Is there a direct bus between Düsseldorf and Lyon?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Dusseldorf and arriving at Lyon. Services depart four times a week, and operate Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 10 h 27 min.

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

It takes approximately 7 h 30 min to get from Düsseldorf to Lyon, including transfers.