There are 7 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Lyon by plane, train, bus, car, car train or car ferry

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly to Lyon  •  2 h 19 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Lyon (LYS) LGW - LYS

$55 - $224

6 alternative options

Fly to Grenoble, train  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Grenoble (GNB) LGW - GNB
  2. Take the train from Grenoble to Lyon Part Dieu

$78 - $426

Train  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London St Pancras International LL
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu

$144 - $479

Train via Paris Gare De Lyon  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London St Pancras International LL
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
  3. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Lyon-Perrache Tgv

$177 - $359

Bus, train  •  17 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from London Gatwick Airport South to London Victoria 025
  2. Take the bus from London to Paris City Centre - Bercy
  3. Take the train from Paris-Bercy to Lyon Part Dieu

$93 - $138

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  8 h 33 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Lyon

$284 - $341

Drive, car ferry  •  8 h 57 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Lyon

$141 - $211

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Lyon is to fly which costs £40 - £180 and takes 2 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Lyon is to fly which costs £40 - £180 and takes 2 h 19 min.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Lyon is 441 miles.

It takes approximately 2 h 19 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Lyon, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Lyon. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport and arriving at Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu via London St. Pancras International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 25 min.

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The nearest airport to Lyon is Lyon (LYS) Airport which is 11.4 miles away. Other nearby airports include Grenoble (GNB) (35.8 miles), Chambery (CMF) (50.9 miles), Geneva (GVA) (69.4 miles) and Clermont-Ferrand (CFE) (81.8 miles).

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Lyon is 1 h ahead of London Gatwick Airport (LGW). It is currently 7:38 AM in London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and 8:38 AM in Lyon.

Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Lyon.
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  • Distance: 440.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 19 min

What companies run services between London Gatwick Airport (LGW), England and Lyon, France?

easyJet flies from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Lyon 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Lyon via London St Pancras International LL and London St. Pancras International in around 6 h 25 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $350
Flights from London Gatwick to Lyon via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $350
Flights from London Gatwick to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $410
Thomas Cook
Website
thomascookairlines.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $260
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $800
Train operators
SNCF
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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Grenoble to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$24 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
Train from Paris-Bercy to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $100
1st Class
$100 - $160
Thameslink
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$130 - $460
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$130 - $460
Premier
$320 - $550
Train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $240
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$75 - $240
Premier
$180 - $270
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Lyon-Perrache
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $95
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$85 - $95
1st Class
$110 - $170
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$168
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
Ferry operators

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