There are 10 ways to get from Göttingen 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  •  8 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Göttingen to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv

$192 - $234

Cheapest option

Bus  •  13 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Göttingen to Rust 007
  2. Take the bus from Europa Park to Mulhouse
  3. Take the bus from Mulhouse to Lyon - Perrache Bus station

$46 - $73

8 alternative options

Train, bus  •  15 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Göttingen to Eisenach Rb
  2. Take the bus from Eisenach to Lyon

$133 - $196

Drive  •  8 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Göttingen to Lyon 576 miles

$120 - $180

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Lyon  •  5 h 55 min

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

$131 - $355

Train, train to Paderborn, fly to Lyon  •  9 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Göttingen to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe
  2. Take the train from Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe to Paderborn Hbf
  3. Fly from Paderborn (PAD) to Lyon (LYS) PAD - LYS

$232 - $765

Train to Nuremberg, fly to Lyon  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Göttingen to Nürnberg Hbf
  2. Fly from Nuremberg (NUE) to Lyon (LYS) NUE - LYS

$153 - $599

Train, train to Strasbourg, fly to Lyon  •  7 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Göttingen to Karlsruhe Hbf
  2. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg
  3. Fly from Strasbourg (SXB) to Lyon (LYS) SXB - LYS

$169 - $537

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Geneva, train  •  8 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Göttingen to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Geneva (GVA) FRA - GVA
  3. Take the train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu

$165 - $395

Train, train to Dusseldorf, fly to Lyon  •  8 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Göttingen to Hannover Hbf
  2. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Düsseldorf Flughafen
  3. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Lyon (LYS) DUS - LYS

$143 - $362

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Göttingen to Lyon is to bus which costs 35€ - 65€ and takes 13 h 11 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Göttingen to Lyon is to train and fly which costs 110€ - 310€ and takes 5 h 55 min.

More details

The distance between Göttingen and Lyon is 744 km. The road distance is 921.6 km.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 8 h 42 min to get from Göttingen to Lyon, including transfers.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Göttingen to Lyon station. However, there are services departing from Göttingen and arriving at Lyon - Perrache Bus station via Europa Park and Mulhouse. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 11 min.

More details

No, there is no direct train from Göttingen to Lyon. However, there are services departing from Göttingen and arriving at Lyon Part Dieu via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 42 min.

More details

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

You can take a train from Göttingen to Lyon via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf in around 8 h 42 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Göttingen to Lyon via Rust, Europa Park, and Mulhouse in around 13 h 11 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
Flights from Paderborn to Lyon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Paderborn to Lyon via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Paderborn to Lyon via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Paderborn to Lyon via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Nuremberg to Lyon via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Frankfurt to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
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 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $480
Flights from Strasbourg to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lyon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $400
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $480
Flights from Strasbourg to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $600
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
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Frankfurt to Geneva via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,700
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lyon via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $430
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Göttingen to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Göttingen to Eisenach
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Göttingen to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
bahn.de
Train from Göttingen to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
bahn.de
Train from Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe to Paderborn Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Göttingen to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
bahn.de
Train from Göttingen to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Göttingen to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Düsseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
bahn.de
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
5 h 58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$140 - $160
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$140 - $160
1st Class
$180 - $270
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $26
1st Class
$38 - $40
Train from Geneve 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
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Göttingen to Kassel, Kassel Wilhelmshöhe station
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
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
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Göttingen to Rust
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Europa Park to Mulhouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Mulhouse to Lyon - Perrache Bus station
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Eisenach to Lyon
Ave. Duration
12 h 24 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

Want to know more about travelling around France

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.