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  •  5 h 7 min

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

$91 - $251

Cheapest option

Bus and ferry, bus  •  27 h 42 min

  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 / ...

$85 - $131

4 alternative options

Fly to Geneva, train  •  7 h 47 min

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

$95 - $272

Car ferry, train Eurostar  •  13 h 58 min

  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 Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu

$319 - $753

Car ferry, train via Paris Gare de Lyon  •  26 h 46 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Cherbourg
  2. Take the train from Cherbourg to Paris St Lazare Ic
  3. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv

$179 - $267

Car ferry, drive  •  27 h 46 min

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

$151 - $249

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Lyon is to bus and ferry and bus which costs 70€ - 120€ and takes 27 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to Lyon is to fly which costs 75€ - 220€ and takes 5 h 7 min.

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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 27 h 42 min.

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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 13 h 58 min and costs 270€ - 650€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 7 min 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 2 h 15 min.

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

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Lyon is 1 h ahead of Dublin. It is currently 6:55 AM in Dublin and 7:55 AM in Lyon.

Map of how to get from Dublin to Lyon.
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  • Distance: 725.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 7 min

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

Aer Lingus, Air France and three other airlines fly from Dublin to Lyon every 2 hours.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dublin to Lyon
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Dublin to Lyon via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Dublin to Geneva
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Flights from Dublin to Geneva via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $440
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dublin to Lyon via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $490
Flights from Dublin to Lyon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $490
Flights from Dublin to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Dublin to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Dublin to Lyon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Dublin to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $470
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dublin to Lyon via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Flights from Dublin to Geneva via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to Lyon
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Dublin to Geneva
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Dublin to Geneva
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $440
Train operators
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
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $95
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$85 - $95
1st Class
$120 - $170
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to London Euston
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$150 - $240
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$95 - $140
Anytime Day Single
$150 - $240
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$130 - $470
Premier
$340 - $550
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 Cherbourg to Paris St Lazare
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $80
1st Class
$75 - $120
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
12 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com
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
7 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris, Paris to Lyon, Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
Irish Ferries
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$39 - $43
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$140 - $170
On Foot
$39 - $43
car
$117
Passenger
$41
Car ferry from Dublin to Cherbourg
Ave. Duration
20 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40 - $90
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$140 - $170
On Foot
$80 - $90
car
$117
Passenger
$41

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