There are 5 ways to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Lyon by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly  •  1 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Lyon (LYS) FRA - LYS

$79 - $268

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Bus  •  11 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt Hbf to Lyon

$71 - $106

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Train  •  6 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv

$142 - $171

Train, bus  •  11 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the bus from Mannheim to Lyon

$102 - $151

Drive  •  6 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Lyon 430 miles

$90 - $140

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No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Lyon. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf and arriving at Lyon Part Dieu via Mannheim Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 48 min.

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The distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Lyon is 553 km. The road distance is 688.1 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Lyon without a car is to train which takes 6 h 48 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 54 min to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Lyon, including transfers.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Lyon train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf station.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Lyon is to fly which takes 1 h 54 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 6 h 48 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 11 h 52 min.

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Lyon Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Lyon train services, operated by TGV, arrive at Lyon Part Dieu station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Lyon is 688 km. It takes approximately 6 h 4 min to drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Lyon.

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Brussels Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from Frankfurt Airport to Lyon Airport.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Lyon.
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  • Distance: 345.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 54 min

What companies run services between Frankfurt Airport (FRA), Germany and Lyon, France?

Lufthansa and Brussels Airlines fly from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Lyon every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Lyon via Mannheim Hbf in around 6 h 48 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
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
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

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.

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Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
bahn.de
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$120 - $140
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$120 - $140
1st Class
$160 - $240
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Mannheim to Lyon
Ave. Duration
9 h 28 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Frankfurt Hbf to Lyon
Ave. Duration
10 h 38 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
eurolines.de

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