There are 7 ways to get from Leuven to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5h 32m

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv

115€ - 158€

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Bus  •  16h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to Lyon - Perrache Bus Station BlaBlaBus

28€ - 37€

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Bus via Chalon-sur-Saône  •  13h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Chalon-sur-Saône N769
  2. Take the bus from Gare de Chalon-sur-Saône to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu Paris Bercy - Dijon - Lyon

55€ - 73€

Drive  •  6h 57m

  1. Drive from Leuven to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu 727.2 km

85€ - 130€

Fly Brussels to Lyon  •  4h 18m

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Lyon (LYS) BRU - LYS

56€ - 213€

Fly Brussels to Geneva, train  •  6h 27m

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

101€ - 285€

Train, train to Lille Lesquin, fly to Lyon  •  6h 29m

  1. Take the train from Louvain / Leuven to Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Lille Europe
  3. Fly from Lille Lesquin (LIL) to Lyon (LYS) LIL - LYS

99€ - 611€

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The cheapest way to get from Leuven to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu is to bus which costs 28€ - 40€ and takes 16h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Leuven to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu is to fly which costs 55€ - 220€ and takes 4h 18m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Leuven to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu. However, there are services departing from Leuven Rector De Somerplein zone B and arriving at Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu via Brussels, Brussels-North station and Gare de Chalon-sur-Saône. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 3m.

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No, there is no direct train from Leuven to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu. However, there are services departing from Louvain / Leuven and arriving at Lyon Part Dieu via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 32m.

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The distance between Leuven and Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu is 569 km. The road distance is 727.2 km.

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The best way to get from Leuven to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu without a car is to train which takes 5h 32m and costs 110€ - 160€.

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It takes approximately 5h 32m to get from Leuven to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu, including transfers.

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Leuven to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Brussels, Brussels-North station.

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Leuven to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu train services, operated by TGV inOui, depart from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi station.

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The best way to get from Leuven to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu is to train which takes 5h 32m and costs 110€ - 160€. Alternatively, you can bus via Chalon-sur-Saône, which costs 55€ - 75€ and takes 13h 3m, you could also fly, which costs 55€ - 220€ and takes 4h 18m.

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Map of how to get from Leuven to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu.
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  • Distance: 569.4 km
  • Duration: 5h 32m

What companies run services between Leuven, Belgium and Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu, France?

TGV inOui operates a train from Leuven to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu every 4 hours. Tickets cost 110€ - 150€ and the journey takes 3h 43m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Leuven to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu via Brussel Noord Perron 6, Brussels, Brussels-North station, Chalon-sur-Saône, and Gare de Chalon-sur-Saône in around 13h 3m.

Airlines
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 340€
Flights from Brussels to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 420€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Brussels to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 420€
Flights from Brussels to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 370€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Brussels to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
70€ - 360€
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
90€ - 390€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Lyon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 550€
Flights from Brussels to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 370€
Flights from Brussels to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 600€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Brussels to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 260€
Train operators
TGV inOui
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
110€ - 150€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
110€ - 130€
1st Class
120€ - 150€
Train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 45€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
35€ - 45€
1st Class
35€ - 45€
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
32€ - 38€
1st Class
27€ - 32€
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 Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
45€ - 90€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Gare de Genève to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
25€ - 45€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
25€ - 29€
1st Class
39€ - 42€
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Louvain / Leuven to Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
5€ - 8€
Website
Belgian Railways
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Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
5€ - 8€
1st Class
8€ - 12€
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
60€ - 330€
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
290€ - 330€
Standard
60€ - 75€
Standard Premier
100€ - 130€
Bus operators
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Chalon-sur-Saône
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 40€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to Lyon - Perrache Bus Station
Ave. Duration
13h 55m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
21€ - 27€
Website
Blablabus

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The quickest flight from Brussels Airport to Lyon Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Leuven to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu bus services, operated by SNCF Bus, arrive at Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Leuven to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu is 727 km. It takes approximately 6h 57m to drive from Leuven to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu.

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Lufthansa, Brussels Airlines and Air France offer flights from Brussels Airport to Lyon Airport.

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There are 1289+ hotels available in Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Leuven to Brussels Airport is to train which takes 15 min and costs 17€ - 19€.

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