There are 7 ways to get from Lyon to Amsterdam by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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

Train  •  6 h 30 min

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

$205 - $243

Cheapest option

Night bus  •  14 h 5 min

  1. Take the night bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk N760

$59 - $97

5 alternative options

Train via Lyon-Perrache  •  6 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Lyon-Perrache to Bruxelles Midi Tgv
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Amsterdam Centraal Thalys / ...

$206 - $244

Bus  •  15 h

  1. Take the bus from Lyon to Amsterdam

$100 - $160

Drive  •  8 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Lyon to Amsterdam 578.9 miles

$140 - $210

Fly from Lyon  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Amsterdam (AMS) LYS - AMS

$63 - $209

Train to Geneva, fly  •  6 h 18 min

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

$88 - $268

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lyon to Amsterdam is to night bus which costs 50€ - 85€ and takes 14 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lyon to Amsterdam is to fly which costs 50€ - 180€ and takes 4 h 32 min.

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The distance between Lyon and Amsterdam is 737 km. The road distance is 926.2 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 30 min to get from Lyon to Amsterdam, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lyon and arriving at Amsterdam. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 15 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Lyon to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Lyon Part Dieu and arriving at Amsterdam Centraal via Brussel-Zuid/Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 30 min.

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What companies run services between Lyon, France and Amsterdam, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Lyon to Amsterdam via Bruxelles Midi and Brussel-Zuid/Midi in around 6 h 30 min. Alternatively, Eurolines FR operates a bus from Lyon to Amsterdam twice daily. Tickets cost $100 - $160 and the journey takes 15 h.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lyon to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Lyon to Amsterdam via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Flights from Lyon to Amsterdam via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Amsterdam via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Lyon to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $470
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Lyon to Amsterdam via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Lyon to Amsterdam via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Amsterdam via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Lyon to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$60 - $500
Flights from Lyon to Amsterdam via London Luton
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $500
Flights from Geneva to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $300
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Lyon to Amsterdam via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Amsterdam via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $160
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$140 - $160
1st Class
$190 - $280
Train from Lyon-Perrache to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$140 - $160
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$140 - $160
1st Class
$190 - $280
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$60 - $85
1st Class
$85 - $120
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$45 - $110
Premier
$100 - $130
SNCF
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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Lyon-Part-Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
13 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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