There are 10 ways to get from Lyon to Berlin by plane, train, bus or car

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 Lyon to Berlin Tegel  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) LYS - TXL

$79 - $231

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Fly Lyon to Berlin Schoenefeld  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) LYS - SXF

$79 - $301

Train to Geneva, fly to Berlin Tegel  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Genève
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) GVA - TXL

$110 - $261

Train to Geneva, fly to Berlin Schoenefeld  •  6 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Genève
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) GVA - SXF

$80 - $261

Train via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf  •  10 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Tgv
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief) Ice

$241 - $313

Train Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)  •  11 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Basel SBB Tgv
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Berlin Ostbahnhof Ice

$267 - $376

Bus Eurolines FR  •  18 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Lyon to Leipzig
  2. Take the bus from Leipzig, Leipzig central station to Berlin, Berlin Alexanderplatz 065 / ...

$131 - $187

Bus Eurolines DE  •  23 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus station to Dijon Ouibus / ...
  2. Take the bus from Dijon to Berlin

$89 - $162

Drive, train  •  12 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Lyon to Lörrach Hbf
  2. Take the train from Basel Bad Bf to Göttingen Ice
  3. Drive from Göttingen to Berlin

$208 - $328

Drive  •  10 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Lyon to Berlin 773.2 miles

$160 - $240

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lyon to Berlin is to fly which costs 65€ - 200€ and takes 6 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lyon to Berlin is to fly which costs 65€ - 260€ and takes 5 h 11 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lyon to Berlin. However, there are services departing from Lyon and arriving at Berlin, Berlin Alexanderplatz via Leipzig, Leipzig central station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 33 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Lyon to Berlin. However, there are services departing from Lyon Part Dieu and arriving at Berlin Hbf (tief) via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 43 min.

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The distance between Lyon and Berlin is 976 km. The road distance is 1237.1 km.

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The best way to get from Lyon to Berlin without a car is to train which takes 10 h 43 min and costs 200€ - 270€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 9 min to get from Lyon to Berlin, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Lyon to Berlin is to fly which takes 6 h 9 min and costs 65€ - 200€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 200€ - 270€ and takes 10 h 43 min, you could also bus, which costs 110€ - 160€ and takes 18 h 33 min.

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Map of how to get from Lyon to Berlin.
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  • Distance: 610.2 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 9 min

What companies run services between Lyon, France and Berlin, Germany?

Lufthansa, Eurowings and seven other airlines fly from Lyon to Berlin hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Lyon to Berlin via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf in around 10 h 43 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Lyon to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Lyon to Berlin Tegel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Geneva to Berlin Tegel via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
Flights from Geneva to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Geneva to Berlin Tegel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Lyon to Berlin Tegel via Venice
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $290
Flights from Lyon to Berlin Tegel via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $370
Flights from Lyon to Berlin Tegel via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$60 - $300
Flights from Lyon to Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Flights from Lyon to Berlin Schoenefeld via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $230
Flights from Geneva to Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Geneva to Berlin Schoenefeld via Nice
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Geneva to Berlin Schoenefeld via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lyon to Berlin Tegel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $390
Flights from Geneva to Berlin Tegel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $460
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Lyon to Berlin Tegel via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Geneva to Berlin Tegel via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Berlin Tegel via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Lyon to Berlin Tegel via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Lyon to Berlin Tegel via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Lyon to Berlin Tegel via Brussels
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $480
Flights from Geneva to Berlin Tegel via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $360
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Geneva to Berlin Tegel via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Lyon to Berlin Tegel via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Lyon to Berlin Tegel via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Train operators
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
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 57 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Berlin Ostbahnhof
Ave. Duration
7 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$180 - $280
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel Bad Bf to Göttingen
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
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 Lyon Part Dieu to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 58 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$140 - $160
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$140 - $160
1st Class
$180 - $270
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$85 - $100
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$85 - $100
1st Class
$120 - $170
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief)
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Lyon to Leipzig
Ave. Duration
14 h 59 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $170
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
Bus from Leipzig, Leipzig central station to Berlin, Berlin Alexanderplatz
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Dijon
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus station to Dijon
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Ouibus
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Lyon to Dijon
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Schedules at
isilines.com
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Dijon to Berlin
Ave. Duration
19 h 27 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$80 - $140
Website
eurolines.de
Low
$133
High
$141

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