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There are 9 ways to get from Lyon to Antwerp by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Bruxelles Midi Tgv
  2. Take the train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal Ic / ...

$150 - $167

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Night bus  •  13 h 32 min

  1. Take the night bus from Lyon Saint-Exupéry Airport, Lyon Aéroport Saint Exupéry to Antwerp N760

$56 - $97

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Bus  •  14 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Lyon to Antwerp

$85 - $140

Drive  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Lyon to Antwerp 479.9 miles

$100 - $150

Fly Lyon to Brussels  •  4 h 41 min

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

$66 - $239

Train to Geneva, fly to Brussels  •  6 h 24 min

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

$93 - $251

Fly Lyon to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) LYS - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Antwerpen-Centraal

$96 - $262

Fly Lyon to Paris CDG, train  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Paris CDG (CDG) LYS - CDG
  2. Take the train from Airport Charles de Gaulle to Antwerpen-Centraal

$151 - $377

Fly Lyon to Lille Lesquin, train  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Lille Lesquin (LIL) LYS - LIL
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe Eurostar to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Antwerpen-Centraal

$124 - $402

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The cheapest way to get from Lyon to Antwerp is to night bus which costs 45€ - 85€ and takes 13 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lyon to Antwerp is to fly which costs 55€ - 210€ and takes 4 h 41 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lyon and arriving at Antwerp. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 14 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Lyon to Antwerp. However, there are services departing from Lyon Part Dieu and arriving at Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal via Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 46 min.

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The distance between Lyon and Antwerp is 609 km. The road distance is 767.8 km.

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The best way to get from Lyon to Antwerp without a car is to train which takes 4 h 46 min and costs 130€ - 150€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 46 min to get from Lyon to Antwerp, including transfers.

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Lyon to Antwerp bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Lyon station.

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Lyon to Antwerp train services, operated by inOui TGV, depart from Lyon Part Dieu station.

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The best way to get from Lyon to Antwerp is to train which takes 4 h 46 min and costs 130€ - 150€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 75€ - 120€ and takes 14 h 15 min, you could also fly, which costs 55€ - 210€ and takes 4 h 41 min.

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Map of how to get from Lyon to Antwerp.
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  • Distance: 380.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 46 min

What companies run services between Lyon, France and Antwerp, Belgium?

You can take a train from Lyon to Antwerp via Bruxelles Midi and Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid in around 4 h 46 min. Alternatively, Eurolines FR operates a bus from Lyon to Antwerp twice daily. Tickets cost $85 - $140 and the journey takes 14 h 15 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lyon to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Flights from Lyon to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Lyon to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Lyon to Amsterdam Schiphol via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Flights from Lyon to Amsterdam Schiphol via Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Flights from Lyon to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Flights from Lyon to Lille Lesquin
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flights from Lyon to Lille Lesquin via Nantes
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Lyon to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $370
Flights from Geneva to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $460
Flights from Lyon to Paris CDG via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,300
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $460
Flights from Geneva to Brussels via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Lyon to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Flights from Lyon to Lille Lesquin
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flights from Lyon to Lille Lesquin via Nantes
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Lyon to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Geneva to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Geneva to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Lyon to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Flights from Lyon to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Luton
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$60 - $500
Flights from Lyon to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $500
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Lyon to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Lyon to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Lyon to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
XL Airways France
Website
xl.com
Flights from Lyon to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$30 - $140
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$140 - $160
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$140 - $160
1st Class
$190 - $280
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
Train from Lille Europe to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $31
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $31
1st Class
$44 - $47
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
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2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$11 - $16
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. 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 Lyon-Part-Dieu to Gare de Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$28 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Lyon-Part-Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$40 - $65
1st Class
$65 - $90
Train from Airport Charles de Gaulle to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$90 - $120
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$90 - $120
1st Class
$120 - $170
Train from Lille Europe to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $70
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$18 - $35
1st Class
$35 - $45
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Lille Europe Eurostar to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$30 - $60
Premier
$66 - $68
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Lyon to Antwerp
Ave. Duration
14 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Lyon Saint-Exupéry Airport, Lyon Aéroport Saint Exupéry to Antwerp
Ave. Duration
11 h 55 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Lyon to Antwerp bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Antwerp station.

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Lyon to Antwerp train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), arrive at Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lyon to Antwerp is 768 km. It takes approximately 7 h 11 min to drive from Lyon to Antwerp.

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