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There are 9 ways to get from Gare de Lyon to Almelo by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from Paris Nord to Rotterdam Centraal
  2. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Amersfoort Centraal
  3. Take the train from Amersfoort Centraal to Almelo

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Night bus, train

  1. Take the night bus from Paris to Utrecht Central Station
  2. Take the train from Amersfoort Centraal to Almelo

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Paris to Enschede

Drive

  1. Drive from Gare de Lyon to Almelo

Fly Paris CDG to Amsterdam Schiphol, train

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS)
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Almelo

Fly Paris CDG to Dusseldorf, train

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Dusseldorf (DUS)
  2. Take the train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Duelmen
  3. Take the train from Duelmen to Enschede

Fly Paris Orly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS)
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Almelo

Fly Paris CDG to Hannover, train

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Hannover (HAJ)
  2. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Almelo

Fly Paris CDG to Brussels, train

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Brussels (BRU)
  2. Take the train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Breda
  3. Take the train from Breda to Deventer

Gare de Lyon to Almelo by train

The train journey time between Gare de Lyon and Almelo is around 6h 23m and covers a distance of around 626 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 38m. The fastest train normally takes 5h 41m. Operated by Transilien, Thalys and Dutch Railways (NS), the Gare de Lyon to Almelo train service departs from Paris Gare De Lyon and arrives in Almelo. Typically 43 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
4h 44m
Layover time:
1h 38m
Total time:
6h 23m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
5h 41m
Train distance:
626 km
Trains per week:
43
Cheapest price:
€122
Carbon emissions:
33 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:58
Last train departs at:
20:13

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Gare de Lyon to Almelo train schedules

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Almelo is 1351.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Almelo is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Almelo is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1351.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Gare de Lyon to Almelo is to night bus and train which costs €40 - €85 and takes 8h 58m.

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The fastest way to get from Gare de Lyon to Almelo is to drive. Taking this option will cost €75 - €110 and takes 5h 57m.

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No, there is no direct train from Gare de Lyon to Almelo. However, there are services departing from Paris Gare De Lyon and arriving at Almelo via Paris Nord, Rotterdam Centraal and Amersfoort Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 43m.

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The distance between Gare de Lyon and Almelo is 494 km. The road distance is 584.5 km.

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The best way to get from Gare de Lyon to Almelo without a car is to train which takes 6h 43m and costs €120 - €270.

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It takes approximately 6h 43m to get from Gare de Lyon to Almelo, including transfers.

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Gare de Lyon to Almelo train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Paris Nord station.

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The best way to get from Gare de Lyon to Almelo is to train which takes 6h 43m and costs €120 - €270. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 9h 41m.

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The quickest flight from Paris CDG Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Gare de Lyon to Almelo train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), arrive at Almelo station.

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Map of how to get from Gare de Lyon to Almelo.
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  • Distance: 493.8 km
  • Duration: 6h 43m

What companies run services between Gare de Lyon, Île-de-France, France and Almelo, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Gare de Lyon to Almelo via Paris Nord, Rotterdam Centraal, and Amersfoort Centraal in around 6h 43m. Alternatively, FlixBus-de operates a bus from Paris to Enschede 5 times a week, and the journey takes 8h 40m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €280
Flights from Paris CDG to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €370
Flights from Paris CDG to Hannover
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €380
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €280
Flights from Paris CDG to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €360
Flights from Paris CDG to Hannover via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €390
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€150 - €330
Flights from Paris CDG to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €650
Flights from Paris CDG to Hannover via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €390
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €470
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €290
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€50 - €280
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€11 - €220
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Hannover via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €600
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris Nord to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€95 - €200
Website
Thalys
Standard
€95 - €140
Comfort
€110 - €150
Premium
€140 - €200
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Amersfoort Centraal
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€12 - €28
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€12 - €17
1st Class
€19 - €28
Train from Amersfoort Centraal to Almelo
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€13 - €35
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€13 - €19
1st Class
€22 - €35
Train from Schiphol Airport to Almelo
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€19 - €45
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€19 - €25
1st Class
€30 - €45
Train from Breda to Deventer
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€17 - €40
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€17 - €24
1st Class
€28 - €40
Nederlandse Spoorwegen
Website
delfi.de
Train from Amersfoort Centraal to Almelo
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
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DB Fernverkehr AG
Website
delfi.de
Train from Amersfoort Centraal to Almelo
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Hannover Hauptbahnhof to Almelo
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
delfi.de
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Duelmen
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€14 - €21
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Duelmen to Enschede
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €15
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bahn DE
Phone
0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.de
Train from D-Flughafen Bf to Dülmen, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€18 - €26
Website
Bahn DE
Train from Dülmen, Bahnhof to Enschede
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€12 - €18
Website
Bahn DE
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hannover Hbf to Almelo
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€55 - €85
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Breda
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€18 - €20
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€18 - €20
1st Class
€25 - €29
Bus operators
FlixBus-de
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Paris to Enschede
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
flixbus.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Paris to Utrecht Central Station
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€23 - €29
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Yes, the driving distance between Gare de Lyon to Almelo is 585 km. It takes approximately 5h 57m to drive from Gare de Lyon to Almelo.

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Lufthansa, Air France and KLM offer flights from Paris CDG Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

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