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There are 6 ways to get from Dublin to Lyon by plane, train, car ferry, bus and ferry, bus or car

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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Fly to Lyon  •  5h 3m

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Lyon (LYS) DUB - LYS

$91 - $250

Cheapest option

Bus and ferry, bus  •  28h 32m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to London Victoria 871
  2. Take the bus from London to Paris, Paris 700
  3. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Lyon, Lyon Perrache 709 / ...

$84 - $130

4 alternative options

Fly to Geneva, train  •  7h 10m

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

$93 - $261

Car ferry, train  •  13h 55m

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Take the train from Holyhead to London Euston
  3. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
  4. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv

$346 - $622

Car ferry, train, bus  •  31h 58m

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Cherbourg
  2. Take the train from Cherbourg to Paris St Lazare Ic
  3. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy to Lyon Gare Perrache

$109 - $174

Car ferry, drive  •  27h 46m

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Cherbourg
  2. Drive from Cherbourg to Lyon

$150 - $233

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The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Lyon is to bus and ferry and bus which costs 70€ - 120€ and takes 28h 32m.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to Lyon is to fly which costs 75€ - 220€ and takes 5h 3m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dublin to Lyon. However, there are services departing from Dublin and arriving at Lyon, Lyon Perrache via London and Paris, Paris. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28h 32m.

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The distance between Dublin and Lyon is 1160 km.

The best way to get from Dublin to Lyon without a car is to car ferry and train which takes 13h 55m and costs 300€ - 550€.

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It takes approximately 5h 3m to get from Dublin to Lyon, including transfers.

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Dublin to Lyon bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Dublin station.

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The quickest flight from Dublin Airport to Lyon Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 10m.

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Dublin to Lyon bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Lyon, Lyon Perrache station.

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Lyon is 1h ahead of Dublin. It is currently 7:25 AM in Dublin and 8:25 AM in Lyon.

Map of how to get from Dublin to Lyon.
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  • Distance: 725.2 miles
  • Duration: 5h 3m

What companies run services between Dublin, Ireland and Lyon, France?

Aer Lingus, Lufthansa and two other airlines fly from Dublin to Lyon every 2 hours.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dublin to Lyon
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Dublin to Lyon via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Dublin to Geneva
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Flights from Dublin to Geneva via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $440
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to Lyon
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Dublin to Geneva
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dublin to Lyon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $490
Flights from Dublin to Lyon via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $490
Flights from Dublin to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Dublin to Lyon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Dublin to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $470
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dublin to Geneva via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Dublin to Geneva
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $440
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
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
1h 51m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$28 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Train from Cherbourg to Paris St Lazare
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $75
1st Class
$75 - $120
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
2h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to London Euston
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$150 - $240
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$95 - $140
Anytime Day Single
$150 - $240
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $95
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$80 - $95
1st Class
$110 - $160
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from Dublin to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $35
Website
National Express
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 London to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris, Paris to Lyon, Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Paris City Centre - Bercy to Lyon Gare Perrache
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators
Irish Ferries
Phone
+353 818 300 400
Email
info@irishferries.com
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$38 - $42
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$140 - $170
On Foot
$38 - $42
car
$115
Passenger
$41
Car ferry from Dublin to Cherbourg
Ave. Duration
20h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$140 - $170
On Foot
$65 - $75
car
$115
Passenger
$41
Stena Line
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $160
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$46
Small Car
$155

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Aer Lingus, British Airways, Air France and Lufthansa offer flights from Dublin Airport to Lyon Airport.

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There are 1137+ hotels available in Lyon. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Dublin to Dublin Airport is to bus which takes 14m and costs 4€ - 11€.

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