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There are 8 ways to get from Leeds to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu by train, bus, bus and ferry, night bus, car, car train, car ferry or plane

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Train  •  8h 39m

  1. Take the train from Leeds to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Marne La Vallee Chessy Eil
  3. Take the train from Marne La Vallee Chessy to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv / ...

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Bus, bus and ferry  •  20h 13m

  1. Take the bus from Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street to London Victoria Coach Station M12
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London to Lille
  3. Take the bus from Lille to Lyon Perrache

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Night bus, bus, train  •  31h 55m

  1. Take the night bus from Bradford City Centre, Interchange stand T to Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station N02
  2. Take the bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
  3. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv / ...

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  11h 48m

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

Drive, car ferry  •  12h 54m

  1. Drive from Leeds to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu

Fly Leeds Bradford to Lyon  •  5h 47m

  1. Fly from Leeds Bradford (LBA) to Lyon (LYS) LBA - LYS

Fly Leeds Bradford to Geneva, train  •  5h 31m

  1. Fly from Leeds Bradford (LBA) to Geneva (GVA) LBA - GVA
  2. Take the train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu

Train to Manchester, fly to Lyon  •  6h 7m

  1. Take the train from Leeds to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Lyon (LYS) MAN - LYS
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu is 800 130 000.

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The cheapest way to get from Leeds to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu is to bus and bus and ferry which costs £40 - £90 and takes 20h 13m.

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The quickest way to get from Leeds to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu is to fly and train which costs £140 - £370 and takes 5h 31m.

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No, there is no direct train from Leeds to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu. However, there are services departing from Leeds and arriving at Lyon Part Dieu via London St Pancras Eurostar and Marne La Vallee Chessy. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 39m.

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The distance between Leeds and Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu is 1004 km.

The best way to get from Leeds to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu without a car is to train which takes 8h 39m and costs £180 - £600.

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It takes approximately 8h 39m to get from Leeds to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu, including transfers.

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Leeds to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu train services, operated by LNER, depart from Leeds station.

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The best way to get from Leeds to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu is to train which takes 8h 39m and costs £180 - £600. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs £55 - £280 and takes 5h 47m.

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There is no direct flight from Leeds Bradford Airport to Lyon Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 45m and has one stopover.

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Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu is 1h ahead of Leeds. It is currently 5:54 PM in Leeds and 6:54 PM in Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu.

Map of how to get from Leeds to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu.
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  • Distance: 1004.1 km
  • Duration: 8h 39m

What companies run services between Leeds, England and Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu, France?

You can take a train from Leeds to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu via London Kings Cross, London St Pancras Eurostar, and Marne La Vallee Chessy in around 8h 39m. Alternatively, Aer Lingus, KLM and seven other airlines fly from Leeds to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu every 4 hours.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Lyon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €340
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Geneva via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €330
Flights from Manchester to Lyon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €600
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Lyon via Amsterdam Schiphol, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €340
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Lyon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€110 - €340
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Lyon via Nice
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€30 - €270
Flights from Manchester to Lyon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €340
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Lyon via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€85 - €340
Flights from Manchester to Lyon via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€170 - €1800
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Geneva
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€20 - €270
Flights from Manchester to Lyon
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday
Estimated price
€21 - €280
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Manchester to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€50 - €210
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Manchester to Lyon via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€110 - €180
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Manchester to Lyon via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€140 - €410
Train operators
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Leeds to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€28 - €240
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
€28 - €40
Anytime Day Single
€100 - €150
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
€160 - €240
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Marne La Vallee Chessy to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€70 - €90
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€70 - €85
1st Class
€75 - €90
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€70 - €95
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€70 - €85
1st Class
€75 - €95
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
5h 11m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€110 - €210
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€45 - €90
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€153
Website
Eurotunnel
TransPennine Express Service
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
National Express
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.xom
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Leeds to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€17 - €21
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Lille to Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Bradford City Centre, Interchange stand T to Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
17h 44m
Frequency
3 times a week
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.
For more information, please visit this page
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn stand 1 to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€15 - €26
Website
Megabus UK
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus and ferry from London to Lille
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€9 - €13
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
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 London - Victoria Coach Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€15 - €19
Website
Blablabus
Ferry operators

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Leeds to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at Lyon Part Dieu station.

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Ryanair, Jet2.com, Aer Lingus and two other airlines offer flights from Leeds Bradford Airport to Lyon Airport.

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There are 332+ hotels available in Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Leeds to Leeds Bradford Airport is to taxi which takes 16 min and costs £21 - £26.

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