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There are 7 ways to get from Gare de Lyon to Birmingham Airport (BHX) by plane, train, bus, car, car train or car ferry

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

Fly to Birmingham  •  4h 3m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Birmingham (BHX) CDG - BHX

£64 - £234

6 alternative options

Fly to London Heathrow, train  •  5h 59m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to London Heathrow (LHR) CDG - LHR
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Birmingham International

£95 - £372

Fly to London Gatwick, train  •  5h 56m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to London Gatwick (LGW) CDG - LGW
  2. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
  3. Take the train from London Euston to Birmingham International

£87 - £380

Train  •  4h 59m

  1. Take the train from Paris Nord to London St Pancras Eurostar Eil
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Birmingham International

£139 - £445

Bus, train  •  12h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Paris Bercy to London Victoria
  2. Take the train from London Marylebone to Solihull

£89 - £114

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  6h 16m

  1. Drive from Gare de Lyon to Calais-Fréthun
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
  3. Drive from Folkestone to Birmingham Airport (BHX)

£186 - £214

Drive, car ferry  •  7h 32m

  1. Drive from Gare de Lyon to Calais
  2. Take the car ferry from Calais to Dover
  3. Drive from Dover to Birmingham Airport (BHX)

£75 - £111

Gare de Lyon to Birmingham Airport (BHX) by train and subway

The journey time between Gare de Lyon and Birmingham Airport (BHX) is around 4h 25m and covers a distance of around 390 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 3h 54m. Operated by Transilien, Eurostar, London Underground (Tube) and others, the Gare de Lyon to Birmingham Airport (BHX) service departs from Paris Gare De Lyon and arrives in Birmingham International. Typically 16 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
4h 25m
Fastest journey time:
3h 54m
Services per week:
16
Cheapest price:
£139
Carbon emissions:
32 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
08:58
Last service departs at:
16:58

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Gare de Lyon to Birmingham Airport (BHX) train and subway schedules

France → United Kingdom
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Conditions of entry into United Kingdom from France

  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
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  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Before travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your quarantine
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers can choose to pay for a private COVID-19 test. The earliest you can take the test while in quarantine is 5 full days after you left a place not on the travel corridor list
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Ireland, Jersey, Guernsey and Isle of Man
  • Before departure, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include a COVID-19 test to be taken on day 2
This applies to arrivals from Australia, Brunei, Falkland Islands, Faroe Islands, Gibraltar, Iceland, Israel, New Zealand, Saint Helena, Singapore and South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands
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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 2 metres
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Birmingham Airport (BHX) is 111.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Birmingham Airport (BHX) is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Birmingham Airport (BHX) is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 111.

No, but conditions apply when returning to France from United Kingdom.

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Last updated: 19 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Gare de Lyon to Birmingham Airport (BHX) is to drive and car ferry which costs €85 - €130 and takes 7h 32m.

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The fastest way to get from Gare de Lyon to Birmingham Airport (BHX) is to fly. Taking this option will cost €70 - €280 and takes 4h 3m.

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No, there is no direct train from Gare de Lyon to Birmingham Airport (BHX). However, there are services departing from Paris Gare De Lyon and arriving at Birmingham International via Paris Nord, King's Cross St. Pancras station and London Euston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 59m.

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The distance between Gare de Lyon and Birmingham Airport (BHX) is 309 miles.

The best way to get from Gare de Lyon to Birmingham Airport (BHX) without a car is to train which takes 4h 59m and costs €160 - €550.

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It takes approximately 4h 3m to get from Gare de Lyon to Birmingham Airport (BHX), including transfers.

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Gare de Lyon to Birmingham Airport (BHX) train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from Paris Nord station.

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The best way to get from Gare de Lyon to Birmingham Airport (BHX) is to fly which takes 4h 3m and costs €70 - €280. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €160 - €550 and takes 4h 59m.

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The quickest flight from Paris CDG Airport to Birmingham Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Birmingham Airport (BHX) is 1h behind Gare de Lyon. It is currently 10:03 PM in Gare de Lyon and 9:03 PM in Birmingham Airport (BHX).

Map of how to get from Gare de Lyon to Birmingham Airport (BHX).
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  • Distance: 309.1 miles
  • Duration: 4h 3m

What companies run services between Gare de Lyon, Île-de-France, France and Birmingham Airport (BHX), England?

Air France and KLM fly from Gare de Lyon to Birmingham Airport (BHX) 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Gare de Lyon to Birmingham Airport (BHX) via Paris Nord, London St Pancras Eurostar, King's Cross St. Pancras station, Euston station, and London Euston in around 4h 59m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£70 - £240
Flights from Paris CDG to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£55 - £200
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Paris CDG to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £430
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Paris CDG to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£24 - £85
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris CDG to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £130
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Birmingham via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£110 - £300
Train operators
London Midland
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£39 - £44
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single/Anytime Advance
£7 - £11
Anytime Day Single
£39 - £44
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£131
Website
Eurotunnel
Bus operators
Traveleuro Tours & Travels
Phone
07710115044
Email
info@traveleuro.co.uk
Website
traveleuro.co.uk
Bus from Paris Bercy to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£39
Schedules at
traveleuro.co.uk
Ferry operators

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Gare de Lyon to Birmingham Airport (BHX) train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, arrive at Birmingham International station.

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