There are 7 ways to get from Hamburg to Lyon by plane, train, bus or car

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 Lyon  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Lyon (LYS) HAM - LYS

$95 - $242

Cheapest option

Bus via Basel, Basel central station  •  19 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Hamburg to Basel, Basel central station N33
  2. Take the bus from Basel City Center to Lyon - Perrache Bus station Zurich > Bâle Centre > Berne > Fribourg > Lausanne > Genève - Gare routière > Lyon - Gare routière Perrache > Saint-Etienne > Clermont-Ferrand > Brive-la-Gaillarde > Bordeaux Centre > Bayonne > Saint-Sébastien > Hernani

$67 - $107

5 alternative options

Fly to Geneva, train  •  7 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Geneva (GVA) HAM - GVA
  2. Take the train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu

$78 - $232

Train via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf  •  10 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv

$245 - $308

Train  •  10 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Basel SBB Ice
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv

$272 - $372

Bus Eurolines FR  •  19 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Hamburg to Hanover 249 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Hannover to Lyon

$129 - $257

Drive  •  10 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Hamburg to Lyon 739.2 miles

$150 - $230

What companies run services between Hamburg, Germany and Lyon, France?

Lufthansa, Eurowings and eight other airlines fly from Hamburg to Lyon hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Hamburg to Lyon via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf in around 10 h 34 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Hamburg to Lyon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $490
Flights from Hamburg to Lyon via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $490
Flights from Hamburg to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Hamburg to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Hamburg to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Hamburg to Lyon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Hamburg to Lyon via Nantes
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $950
Flights from Hamburg to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Hamburg to Lyon via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $490
Flights from Hamburg to Geneva via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $460
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Hamburg to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Hamburg to Lyon via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $390
Flights from Hamburg to Geneva via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $390
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Hamburg to Lyon via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $650
Flights from Hamburg to Lyon via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $700
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Hamburg to Lyon via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$230 - $500
Flights from Hamburg to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $370
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Hamburg to Lyon via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Hamburg to Lyon via Nantes
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $950
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Hamburg to Lyon via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $700
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Hamburg to Lyon via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$60 - $75
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
5 h 58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$140 - $160
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$140 - $160
1st Class
$190 - $280
Train from Basel SBB to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $100
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$90 - $100
1st Class
$120 - $170
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$180 - $280
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Hamburg to Basel, Basel central station
Ave. Duration
12 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Hamburg to Hanover
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Basel City Center to Lyon - Perrache Bus station
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Hamburg ZOB to Hanover ZOB
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
eurolines.de
Arriva NL
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Hamburg, ZOB to Hannover, ZOB am Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
arriva.nl
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Hannover to Lyon
Ave. Duration
16 h 51 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$120 - $200
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Hamburg to Lyon?

The distance between Hamburg and Lyon is 946 km. The road distance is 1183 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Hamburg to Lyon?

The cheapest way to get from Hamburg to Lyon is to bus which costs 55€ - 90€ and takes 19 h 50 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Hamburg to Lyon?

The quickest way to get from Hamburg to Lyon is to fly which takes 6 h 8 min and costs 75€ - 200€.

Is there a direct train between Hamburg and Lyon?

No, there is no direct train from Hamburg to Lyon. However, there are services departing from Hamburg Hbf and arriving at Lyon Part Dieu via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 34 min.

Is there a direct bus between Hamburg and Lyon?

No, there is no direct bus from Hamburg to Lyon. However, there are services departing from Hamburg and arriving at Lyon - Perrache Bus station via Basel City Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 50 min.

How long does it take to get from Hamburg to Lyon?

It takes approximately 6 h 8 min to get from Hamburg to Lyon, including transfers.