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There are 8 ways to get from Luxembourg to Lyon by train, bus, car or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from Luxembourg to Lyon Part Dieu

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon to Lyon Perrache

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Drive

  1. Drive from Luxembourg to Lyon

Fly Luxembourg to Lyon

  1. Fly from Luxembourg (LUX) to Lyon (LYS)

Drive to Strasbourg, fly to Lyon

  1. Drive from Luxembourg to Strasbourg
  2. Fly from Strasbourg (SXB) to Lyon (LYS)

Train to Metz/Nancy, fly to Lyon

  1. Take the train from Luxembourg to Metz Ville
  2. Fly from Metz/Nancy (ETZ) to Lyon (LYS)

Fly Luxembourg to Geneva, train

  1. Fly from Luxembourg (LUX) to Geneva (GVA)
  2. Take the train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu

Train, train to Frankfurt, fly to Lyon

  1. Take the train from Luxembourg to Koblenz Hbf
  2. Take the train from Koblenz Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  3. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Lyon (LYS)
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International entry into France from Luxembourg

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Luxembourg
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Conditions of entry into France from Luxembourg

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from Luxembourg
  • Health declaration required
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be placed under state quarantine
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Bahrain, Canada, Comoros, Hong Kong, Japan, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Monaco, New Zealand, Qatar, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, South Korea, Taiwan, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Vanuatu and Vatican
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia and Switzerland
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
This applies to arrivals from Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia and Switzerland
  • 7-day mandatory self-quarantine
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Afghanistan, Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Bahrain, Belarus, Botswana, Brazil, Canada, Comoros, Costa Rica, Cuba, Eswatini, Georgia, Hong Kong, Japan, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Lesotho, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, Mozambique, Namibia, New Zealand, Pakistan, Qatar, Russia, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, South Africa, South Korea, Suriname, Taiwan, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Vanuatu, Vatican and Zimbabwe
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • COVID-19 test upon arrival
This applies to arrivals from Afghanistan, Belarus, Botswana, Brazil, Costa Rica, Cuba, Eswatini, Georgia, Lesotho, Moldova, Montenegro, Mozambique, Namibia, Pakistan, Russia, Serbia, South Africa, Suriname, Turkey, Ukraine and Zimbabwe
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Bahrain, Canada, Comoros, Hong Kong, Japan, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Monaco, New Zealand, Qatar, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, South Korea, Taiwan, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Vanuatu and Vatican
  • Health declaration required
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be placed under state quarantine
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Rules to follow in France

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The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering France from Luxembourg.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Lyon is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Lyon is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Lyon is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 130 000.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Luxembourg from France.

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Last updated: 5 Dec 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Luxembourg to Lyon is to bus which costs €26 - €35 and takes 7h 45m.

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The fastest way to get from Luxembourg to Lyon is to drive and fly which takes 4h and costs €100 - €360.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon and arriving at Lyon Perrache. Services depart four times a week, and operate Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 7h 45m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Luxembourg and arriving at Lyon Part Dieu. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5h 32m.

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The distance between Luxembourg and Lyon is 440 km. The road distance is 517.9 km.

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The best way to get from Luxembourg to Lyon without a car is to train which takes 5h 32m and costs €100 - €150.

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The train from Luxembourg to Lyon Part Dieu takes 5h 32m including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Luxembourg to Lyon bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon station.

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Luxembourg to Lyon train services, operated by TGV inOui, depart from Luxembourg station.

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The best way to get from Luxembourg to Lyon is to train which takes 5h 32m and costs €100 - €150. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €26 - €35 and takes 7h 45m, you could also fly, which costs €80 - €240 and takes 6h 9m.

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Map of how to get from Luxembourg to Lyon.
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  • Distance: 440.2 km
  • Duration: 5h 32m

What companies run services between Luxembourg and Lyon, France?

TGV inOui operates a train from Luxembourg to Lyon Part Dieu twice daily. Tickets cost €100 - €150 and the journey takes 5h 32m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon to Lyon Perrache 4 times a week. Tickets cost €26 - €35 and the journey takes 7h 45m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Lyon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €750
Flights from Luxembourg to Lyon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€180 - €280
Flights from Strasbourg to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €490
Flights from Frankfurt to Lyon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €340
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Lyon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€130 - €320
Flights from Luxembourg to Lyon via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €320
Flights from Luxembourg to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €480
Flights from Frankfurt to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €460
Flights from Frankfurt to Lyon via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €460
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Luxembourg to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€150 - €470
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Lyon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €750
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Lyon via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €340
Flights from Luxembourg to Lyon via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€100 - €340
Twin Jet
Website
twinjet.fr
Flights from Metz/Nancy to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€100 - €260
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Lyon via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€240 - €800
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Lyon via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€280 - €550
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Lyon via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€230 - €600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€120 - €480
Train operators
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 Luxembourg to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€100 - €150
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€100 - €130
1st Class
€120 - €150
Train from Luxembourg to Metz Ville
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€20 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€27 - €31
1st Class
€20 - €24
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
Phone
+352 24 89 24 89
Website
cfl.lu
Train from Luxembourg to Metz Ville
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€3
Website
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
Train from Luxembourg to Koblenz Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€3
Website
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
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
€50 - €95
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Koblenz Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€28 - €40
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Koblenz Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€40 - €65
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Koblenz Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€11 - €17
Website
Belgian Railways
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Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€11 - €17
1st Class
€18 - €26
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Koblenz central station to Frankfurt Flughafen Fernbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€8 - €11
Website
Flixtrain
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon to Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€26 - €35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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.
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There is no direct flight from Luxembourg Airport to Lyon Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 5m and has one stopover.

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Luxembourg to Lyon bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Lyon Perrache station.

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Luxembourg to Lyon train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at Lyon Part Dieu station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Luxembourg to Lyon is 518 km. It takes approximately 4h 53m to drive from Luxembourg to Lyon.

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Austrian Airlines, British Airways, Air France and five other airlines offer flights from Luxembourg Airport to Lyon Airport.

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Book your Luxembourg to Lyon bus tickets online with Omio and FlixBus.

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There are 321+ hotels available in Lyon. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Luxembourg to Luxembourg Airport is to line 6 bus which takes 22 min and costs €2.

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