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Train via Brussels  •  6h 47m

  1. Take the train from Paris Nord to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Breda Ic
  3. Take the train from Breda to Nijmegen

€100 - €208

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Fly Paris Orly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  7h 7m

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

€84 - €230

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Train  •  6h 56m

  1. Take the train from Paris Nord to Duesseldorf Hbf Thalys
  2. Take the train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Kleve Re

Train via Aachen  •  7h 22m

  1. Take the train from Paris Nord to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Aachen Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from Aachen Hbf to Krefeld Hbf Rb / ...
  4. Take the train from Krefeld Hbf to Kleve Re

Bus, line 305 bus  •  10h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Paris - Roissy Charles De Gaulle Airport 807 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Eindhoven Station
  3. Take the line 305 bus from Eindhoven, Centraal Station to Uden, Busstation 305 / ...
  4. Take the bus from Uden, Busstation to Nijmegen, Centraal Station 99
  5. Take the bus from Nijmegen Centraal Station to Kleve Koekkoek-Platz

Drive  •  5h 11m

  1. Drive from Gare de Lyon to Kleve 516 km

€55 - €85

Fly Paris CDG to Dusseldorf, train  •  6h 13m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Dusseldorf (DUS) CDG - DUS
  2. Take the train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Kleve

Fly Paris CDG to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  7h 10m

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

€112 - €205

Fly Paris CDG to Frankfurt, train  •  7h 26m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Frankfurt (FRA) CDG - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Duesseldorf Hbf
  3. Take the train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Kleve

Fly Paris CDG to Brussels, train  •  8h 4m

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

€111 - €299

Gare de Lyon to Kleve by train and bus

The journey time between Gare de Lyon and Kleve is around 7h 15m and covers a distance of around 535 km. The fastest journey normally takes 6h 28m. Operated by Transilien, Thalys, Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB) and others, the Gare de Lyon to Kleve service departs from Paris Gare De Lyon and arrives in Kleve Koekkoek-Platz. Typically 41 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
7h 15m
Fastest journey time:
6h 28m
Journey distance:
535 km
Services per week:
41
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
30 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
07:43
Last service departs at:
20:43

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Gare de Lyon to Kleve train and bus 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
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Kleve is 116 117.

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

The social distance requirement in Kleve is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 116 117.

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The cheapest way to get from Gare de Lyon to Kleve is to drive which costs €55 - €85 and takes 5h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from Gare de Lyon to Kleve is to drive which costs €55 - €85 and takes 5h 11m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Gare de Lyon to Kleve. However, there are services departing from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine and arriving at Kleve Koekkoek-Platz via Paris Charles de Gaulle, Eindhoven, Centraal Station, Uden, Busstation and Nijmegen Centraal Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 22m.

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No, there is no direct train from Gare de Lyon to Kleve. However, there are services departing from Paris Gare De Lyon and arriving at Kleve via Paris Nord and Duesseldorf Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 56m.

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It is 422 km from Gare de Lyon to Kleve. It is approximately 516 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Gare de Lyon to Kleve without a car is to train via Brussels which takes 6h 47m and costs €100 - €210.

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It takes approximately 6h 47m to get from Gare de Lyon to Kleve, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Gare de Lyon to Kleve is to train via Brussels which takes 6h 47m and costs €100 - €210. Alternatively, you can bus and line 305 bus, which costs and takes 10h 22m.

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  • Distance: 422.4 km
  • Duration: 6h 47m

What companies run services between Gare de Lyon, Île-de-France, France and Kleve, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany?

You can take a train from Gare de Lyon to Kleve via Paris Nord, Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, Breda, Nijmegen, and Nijmegen Centraal Station in around 6h 47m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Gare de Lyon to Kleve via Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine, Paris Charles de Gaulle, Eindhoven Station, Eindhoven, Centraal Station, Uden, Busstation, and Nijmegen Centraal Station in around 10h 22m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €380
Flights from Paris CDG to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €270
Flights from Paris CDG to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €240
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €470
Flights from Paris CDG to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €270
Flights from Paris CDG to Frankfurt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €340
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €700
Flights from Paris CDG to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€180 - €330
Flights from Paris CDG to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €320
Flights from Paris CDG to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €320
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €430
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€95 - €120
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €320
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€50 - €260
Gulf Air Bahrain
Website
gulfair.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €310
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris Nord to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€75 - €160
Website
Thalys
Standard
€75 - €110
Comfort
€90 - €120
Premium
€110 - €160
Train from Paris Nord to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€110 - €240
Website
Thalys
Standard
€110 - €160
Comfort
€130 - €170
Premium
€170 - €240
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Aachen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€55 - €110
Website
Thalys
Standard
€55 - €75
Comfort
€65 - €90
Premium
€75 - €110
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Breda
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€11 - €16
1st Class
€17 - €25
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
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 Breda to Nijmegen
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€12 - €29
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€12 - €18
1st Class
€21 - €29
Train from Schiphol Airport to Nijmegen
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€16 - €35
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€16 - €21
1st Class
€26 - €35
NordWestBahn
Phone
01806 / 600161
Email
dialog@nordwestbahn.de
Website
nordwestbahn.de
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Kleve
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
nordwestbahn.de
Train from Krefeld Hbf to Kleve
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
nordwestbahn.de
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 Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Aachen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €50
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Aachen Hbf to Krefeld Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€23 - €35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 Aachen Hbf to Krefeld Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€14 - €20
Website
reiseauskunft.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 Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€55 - €80
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bus operators
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Paris - Roissy Charles De Gaulle Airport
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€6 - €9
Website
Blablabus
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
Bus from Paris to Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€5 - €6
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Eindhoven Station
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€20 - €25
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bravo
Phone
0900-9292
Email
klantenservice@bravo.info
Website
bravo.info
Bus from Eindhoven, Centraal Station to Uden, Busstation
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€6
Website
Bravo
Bus from Uden, Busstation to Nijmegen, Centraal Station
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€6
Website
Bravo
Breng
Phone
0900 - 266 63 99
Website
breng.nl
Bus from Uden, Busstation to Nijmegen, Centraal Station
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€2
Website
Breng
Niederrheinische Verkehrsbetriebe AG NIAG
Phone
+49 2841 2050
Email
info@niag-online.de
Website
niag-online.de
Bus from Nijmegen Centraal Station to Kleve Koekkoek-Platz
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Niederrheinische Verkehrsbetriebe AG

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

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Gare de Lyon to Kleve bus services, operated by Niederrheinische Verkehrsbetriebe AG NIAG, arrive at Kleve Koekkoek-Platz station.

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Gare de Lyon to Kleve train services, operated by NordWestBahn, arrive at Kleve station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Gare de Lyon to Kleve is 516 km. It takes approximately 5h 11m to drive from Gare de Lyon to Kleve.

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