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There are 9 ways to get from Gare de Lyon to Richmond by train, bus, car, car train, car ferry, plane or subway

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  •  4h 12m

  1. Take the train from Paris Nord to London St Pancras Eurostar Eil

£107 - £313

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10h 6m

  1. Take the bus from Paris Bercy to London Victoria

£41 - £43

7 alternative options

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  4h 46m

  1. Drive from Gare de Lyon to Calais-Fréthun
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
  3. Drive from Folkestone to Richmond

£170 - £188

Drive, car ferry  •  6h 4m

  1. Drive from Gare de Lyon to Calais
  2. Take the car ferry from Calais to Dover
  3. Drive from Dover to Richmond

£60 - £87

Fly Paris CDG to London Heathrow, subway  •  4h 44m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to London Heathrow (LHR) CDG - LHR
  2. Take the subway from Turnham Green station to Richmond station

£59 - £201

Fly Paris CDG to London Gatwick, train  •  4h 39m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to London Gatwick (LGW) CDG - LGW
  2. Take the train from Clapham Junction to Richmond (London)

£51 - £241

Fly Paris CDG to London Luton, train  •  5h 36m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to London Luton (LTN) CDG - LTN
  2. Take the train from Luton to West Hampstead Thameslink
  3. Take the train from West Hampstead to Richmond NLL

Train to Paris Le Bourget Apt, fly to London City, subway, train  •  5h 38m

  1. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Villiers Le Bel Gonesse Arnouville
  2. Fly from Paris Le Bourget Apt (LBG) to London City (LCY) LBG - LCY
  3. Take the subway from Canning Town station to Waterloo station
  4. Take the train from London Waterloo to Richmond (London)

£61 - £571

Fly Paris CDG to Birmingham, train  •  6h 21m

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

£105 - £386

Gare de Lyon to Richmond by train and subway

The journey time between Gare de Lyon and Richmond is around 3h 47m and covers a distance of around 298 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 3h 30m. Operated by Transilien, Eurostar, London Underground (Tube) and others, the Gare de Lyon to Richmond service departs from Paris Gare De Lyon and arrives in Richmond (London). Typically 15 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
3h 47m
Fastest journey time:
3h 30m
Services per week:
15
Cheapest price:
£107
Carbon emissions:
25 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 Richmond train and subway schedules

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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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This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Ireland, Jersey, Guernsey and Isle of Man
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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 Richmond is 111.

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

The social distance requirement in Richmond 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 Richmond is to bus which costs €47 - €51 and takes 10h 6m.

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The fastest way to get from Gare de Lyon to Richmond is to train. Taking this option will cost €120 - €370 and takes 4h 12m.

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No, there is no direct train from Gare de Lyon to Richmond. However, there are services departing from Paris Gare De Lyon and arriving at Richmond (London) via Paris Nord, King's Cross St. Pancras station and Vauxhall. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 12m.

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The distance between Gare de Lyon and Richmond is 217 miles.

The best way to get from Gare de Lyon to Richmond without a car is to train which takes 4h 12m and costs €120 - €370.

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It takes approximately 4h 12m to get from Gare de Lyon to Richmond, including transfers.

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Gare de Lyon to Richmond train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from Paris Nord station.

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The best way to get from Gare de Lyon to Richmond is to train which takes 4h 12m and costs €120 - €370. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €47 - €51 and takes 10h 6m.

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

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Richmond is 1h behind Gare de Lyon. It is currently 6:00 AM in Gare de Lyon and 5:00 AM in Richmond.

Map of how to get from Gare de Lyon to Richmond.
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  • Distance: 217.3 miles
  • Duration: 4h 12m

What companies run services between Gare de Lyon, Île-de-France, France and Richmond, Greater London, England?

Eurostar operates a train from Paris Nord to London St Pancras Eurostar twice daily. Tickets cost £100 - £300 and the journey takes 2h 26m. Alternatively, Traveleuro Tours & Travels operates a bus from Paris Bercy to London Victoria twice daily. Tickets cost £39 and the journey takes 9h 15m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris CDG to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £130
Flights from Paris CDG to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £140
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£55 - £200
Flights from Paris CDG to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£70 - £240
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
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Birmingham via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£110 - £300
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Paris Le Bourget Apt to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£50 - £550
Train operators
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
London Underground (Tube)

Comprised of 11 lines and 270 stations, the London Underground (known to locals as the Tube) is the most popular way to navigate the English capital, including to/from Heathrow Airport via the Piccadilly Line. Purchase an Oyster card (an electronic smartcard that you use to touch on and off at Tube stations) at any station for the cheapest fares. Most stations have WiFi, but not all trains and stations are air-conditioned. On weekends, a 24-hour service runs on selected lines.

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Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Turnham Green station to Richmond station
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Subway from Canning Town station to Waterloo station
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
London Underground (Tube)
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Clapham Junction to Richmond (London)
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £6
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£2 - £4
Anytime Day 1st Class
£5 - £6
Train from London Waterloo to Richmond (London)
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£4 - £9
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£4 - £6
Anytime Day 1st Class
£7 - £9
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton to West Hampstead Thameslink
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£12 - £16
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£12 - £16
London Overground
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from West Hampstead to Richmond NLL
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Website
London Overground
Transilien

Transilien is a suburban rail network operated by SNCF that departs from major Paris train stations and connects the Ile de France region. Transilien operates the following lines: RER A, B, C, D, and E; Transilien trains H, J, K, L, N, P, R and U; Tram 4 and 11 Express; and the Noctilien night bus. Tickets and passes can be purchased from ‘Ile-de-France’ ticket machines and desks in train, Metro and RER stations.

Contact Details
Website
transilien.com
Train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Villiers Le Bel Gonesse Arnouville
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
Transilien
London Midland
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Train from Birmingham International to London Euston
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£39 - £44
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single/Anytime Advance
£7 - £11
Anytime Day Single
£39 - £44
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 Richmond train services, operated by Eurostar, arrive at London St Pancras Eurostar station.

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