There are 10 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Lyon by plane, train, bus, car, car ferry or car train

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 London Gatwick to Lyon  •  2 h 19 min

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

$56 - $225

Cheapest option

Bus Ouibus  •  17 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Gatwick Airport London to London Victoria Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from London to Lyon - Perrache Bus station Londres > Paris centre - Bercy > Lyon - gare routière Perrache

$48 - $64

8 alternative options

Fly London Gatwick to Geneva, train  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Geneva (GVA) LGW - GVA
  2. Take the train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu

$76 - $211

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Lyon  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Lyon (LYS) LHR - LYS

$128 - $319

Train to London Luton, fly to Lyon  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Luton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Lyon (LYS) LTN - LYS

$78 - $298

Train via Paris Gare De Lyon  •  6 h 33 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 Est
  3. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Lyon-Perrache Tgv

$189 - $386

Train  •  7 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

$156 - $521

Bus via Paris, Paris  •  18 h

  1. Take the bus from Gatwick Airport London to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from London to Paris, Paris 700
  3. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Lyon, Lyon Perrache 709 / ...

$69 - $114

Drive, car ferry  •  10 h

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Newhaven Ferry Port
  2. Take the car ferry from Newhaven Ferry Port to Dieppe
  3. Drive from Dieppe to Lyon

$109 - $227

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

$299 - $356

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, London St. Pancras International, Paris Nord Eurostar, Paris Nord, Paris Gare De Lyon, and Paris Gare de Lyon in around 6 h 33 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 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 Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $250
Flights from London Gatwick to Geneva via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $250
Flights from London Gatwick to Geneva via Nice
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $250
Flights from London Luton to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $420
Flights from London Luton to Lyon via Nantes
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $420
Flights from London Luton to Lyon via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $420
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $650
Flights from London Heathrow to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $440
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Lyon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from London Heathrow to Lyon via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Lyon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $3,800
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Lyon via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $480
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 Paris Gare de Lyon to Lyon-Perrache
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $100
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$90 - $100
1st Class
$120 - $180
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Eurostar
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $260
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$80 - $260
Premier
$200 - $300
Train from London St. Pancras International to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$140 - $500
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$140 - $500
Premier
$360 - $600
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
$183
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from London to Lyon - Perrache Bus station
Ave. Duration
15 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris, Paris to Lyon, Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfdsseaways.co.uk
Car ferry from Newhaven Ferry Port to Dieppe
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $85
Book at
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
$27 - $35
Reclining Seat
$35
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
$16
2-bed inside cabin
$60 - $85

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Lyon?

The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Lyon is 705 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Lyon?

The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Lyon is to bus which costs £30 - £50 and takes 17 h 28 min.

What is the fastest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Lyon?

The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Lyon is to fly which takes 2 h 19 min and costs £40 - £170.

Is there a direct train between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Lyon?

No, there is no direct train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Lyon. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport and arriving at Lyon-Perrache via London St. Pancras International, Paris Nord and Paris Gare de Lyon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 33 min.

Is there a direct bus between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Lyon?

No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Lyon. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport London and arriving at Lyon - Perrache Bus station via London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 28 min.

How long does it take to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Lyon?

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