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There are 6 ways to get from Gare de Lyon to Berlin by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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Fly from Paris Charles de Gaulle  •  5h 5m

  1. Fly from Paris Charles de Gaulle (CDG) to Berlin Brandenburg (BER) CDG - BER

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Night train  •  15h 37m

  1. Take the night train from Paris l'Est to Berlin Hbf Nj

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Fly from Paris Orly  •  4h 59m

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Berlin Brandenburg (BER) ORY - BER

Train  •  9h 41m

  1. Take the train from Paris Nord to Köln Hbf Tha / ...
  2. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Berlin Hauptbahnhof 10 / ...

Bus  •  12h 49m

  1. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Berlin central bus station N100 / ...

Drive  •  9h 27m

  1. Drive from Gare de Lyon to Berlin 1051 km

Gare de Lyon to Berlin by train

63 Weekly Trains
9h 41m Average Duration
€133 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Gare de Lyon to Berlin is to bus which costs €75 - €110 and takes 12h 49m.

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The fastest way to get from Gare de Lyon to Berlin is to fly which takes 4h 59m and costs €70 - €310.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine and arriving at Berlin central bus station station. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 12h 35m.

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No, there is no direct train from Gare de Lyon to Berlin. However, there are services departing from Gare de Lyon and arriving at Berlin Hauptbahnhof via Paris Nord and Köln Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 41m.

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The distance between Gare de Lyon and Berlin is 916 km. The road distance is 1051 km.

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The best way to get from Gare de Lyon to Berlin without a car is to train which takes 9h 41m and costs €130 - €330.

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It takes approximately 5h 5m to get from Gare de Lyon to Berlin, including transfers.

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Gare de Lyon to Berlin bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine station.

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Gare de Lyon to Berlin train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Paris Nord station.

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The best way to get from Gare de Lyon to Berlin is to fly which takes 5h 5m and costs €75 - €290. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €130 - €330 and takes 9h 41m, you could also bus, which costs €75 - €110 and takes 12h 49m.

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Map of how to get from Gare de Lyon to Berlin.
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  • Distance: 916.5 km
  • Duration: 5h 5m

What companies run services between Gare de Lyon, France and Berlin, Germany?

Air France, easyJet and Lufthansa fly from Gare de Lyon to Berlin Hbf hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Gare de Lyon to Berlin Hbf via Paris Nord and Köln Hbf in around 9h 41m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Berlin Brandenburg
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €350
Flights from Paris Orly to Berlin Brandenburg
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €370
Flights from Paris Orly to Berlin Brandenburg via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€55 - €370
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Berlin Brandenburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €380
Flights from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Berlin Brandenburg via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €380
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Berlin Brandenburg
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €600
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Berlin Brandenburg
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €300
Train operators
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. 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 1 84 94 36 35
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris Nord to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€90 - €200
Website
https://www.sncf-connect.com/en-en/
2nd Class
€90 - €130
Rail 1st Class
€130 - €200
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris Nord to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€110 - €230
Website
https://www.thalys.com/fr/en
Standard
€110 - €160
Comfort
€130 - €190
Premium
€170 - €230
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Köln Hbf to Berlin Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€85 - €95
Website
https://www.bahn.com/en
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Cologne Central Station to Berlin Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
5h 11m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
https://www.flixtrain.com/
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Paris l'Est to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
14h 4m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€65 - €180
Website
https://www.nightjet.com/en/#/home
Sleeper Carriage
€130 - €180
Seating Carriage
€65 - €130
Couchette Carriage
€130 - €170
Bus operators
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).

Rome2Rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Berlin central bus station
Ave. Duration
12h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€75 - €110
Website
https://www.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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Gare de Lyon to Berlin bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Berlin central bus station.

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Gare de Lyon to Berlin train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Berlin Hauptbahnhof station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Gare de Lyon to Berlin is 1051 km. It takes approximately 9h 27m to drive from Gare de Lyon to Berlin.

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