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

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Fly Lyon to Berlin Tegel  •  6h 14m

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

97€ - 319€

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Bus  •  17h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Berlin, Berlin central bus station N1326

55€ - 70€

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Fly Lyon to Berlin Schoenefeld  •  4h 53m

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

102€ - 292€

Train to Geneva, fly to Berlin Tegel  •  7h 57m

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

111€ - 325€

Train to Geneva, fly to Berlin Schoenefeld  •  6h 36m

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

71€ - 398€

Train via Frankfurt am Main  •  10h 38m

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

204€ - 284€

Train  •  13h 40m

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve Ter / ...
  2. Take the train from Genève to Bern 15 / ...
  3. Take the train from Bern to Berlin Hbf Ice

225€ - 365€

Drive, car train  •  17h 28m

  1. Drive from Lyon to Lörrach Hbf
  2. Take the car train from Lörrach Hbf to Hamburg Altona
  3. Drive from Hamburg Altona to Berlin

Drive  •  10h 51m

  1. Drive from Lyon to Berlin Hbf 1233.8 km

140€ - 220€

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The cheapest way to get from Lyon to Berlin is to bus which costs 55€ - 70€ and takes 17h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Lyon to Berlin is to fly which costs 100€ - 300€ and takes 4h 53m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lyon, Lyon Perrache and arriving at Berlin, Berlin central bus station station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 17h 45m.

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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 via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 38m.

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The distance between Lyon and Berlin is 976 km. The road distance is 1233.8 km.

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The best way to get from Lyon to Berlin without a car is to train via Frankfurt am Main which takes 10h 38m and costs 200€ - 290€.

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It takes approximately 6h 14m to get from Lyon to Berlin, including transfers.

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Lyon to Berlin bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Lyon, Lyon Perrache station.

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

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The best way to get from Lyon to Berlin is to fly which takes 6h 14m and costs 95€ - 320€. Alternatively, you can train via Frankfurt am Main, which costs 200€ - 290€ and takes 10h 38m, you could also bus, which costs 55€ - 70€ and takes 17h 45m.

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Map of how to get from Lyon to Berlin.
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  • Distance: 976.3 km
  • Duration: 6h 14m

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

Lufthansa, Air France and six other airlines fly from Lyon to Berlin hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Lyon to Berlin Hbf via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf in around 10h 38m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Lyon to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
140€ - 400€
Flights from Lyon to Berlin Tegel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 400€
Flights from Geneva to Berlin Tegel via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 550€
Flights from Geneva to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 380€
Flights from Geneva to Berlin Tegel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 380€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Lyon to Berlin Tegel via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
50€ - 230€
Flights from Lyon to Berlin Tegel via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
55€ - 250€
Flights from Lyon to Berlin Tegel via Biarritz
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
55€ - 260€
Flights from Lyon to Berlin Tegel via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
60€ - 280€
Flights from Lyon to Berlin Tegel via Venice
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 210€
Flights from Lyon to Berlin Tegel via Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
60€ - 270€
Flights from Lyon to Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 190€
Flights from Geneva to Berlin Tegel via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
35€ - 170€
Flights from Geneva to Berlin Tegel via Budapest
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
40€ - 200€
Flights from Geneva to Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 150€
Flights from Geneva to Berlin Schoenefeld via Nice
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
40€ - 190€
Flights from Geneva to Berlin Schoenefeld via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 180€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Lyon to Berlin Tegel via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 470€
Flights from Geneva to Berlin Tegel via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 410€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lyon to Berlin Tegel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 750€
Flights from Geneva to Berlin Tegel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 480€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Berlin Tegel via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 550€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Lyon to Berlin Tegel via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
250€ - 700€
Flights from Lyon to Berlin Tegel via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 310€
Flights from Geneva to Berlin Tegel via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
65€ - 330€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Lyon to Berlin Tegel via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
65€ - 270€
Flights from Geneva to Berlin Tegel via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
55€ - 220€
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Lyon to Berlin Tegel via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 310€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Geneva to Berlin Tegel via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 350€
Train operators
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. 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 Geneve
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
20€ - 45€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
20€ - 29€
Rail 1st Class
30€ - 45€
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 Lyon-Part-Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50€ - 90€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Genève to Bern
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
45€ - 90€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 45€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
35€ - 45€
1st Class
35€ - 45€
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 54m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
100€ - 150€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
100€ - 130€
1st Class
120€ - 150€
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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
95€ - 140€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Bern to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
8h 24m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
160€ - 230€
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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
95€ - 140€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Phone
+49 (0) 911 / 240 388 – 22
Email
info@bahntouristikexpress.de
Website
bahntouristikexpress.de
Car train from Lörrach Hbf to Hamburg Altona
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Berlin, Berlin central bus station
Ave. Duration
17h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
55€ - 70€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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There is no direct flight from Lyon Airport to Berlin Tegel Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 20m and has one stopover.

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Lyon to Berlin bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Berlin, Berlin central bus station.

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Lyon to Berlin train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Berlin Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lyon to Berlin is 1234 km. It takes approximately 10h 51m to drive from Lyon to Berlin.

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Eurowings, Aer Lingus, Air France and four other airlines offer flights from Lyon Airport to Berlin Tegel Airport.

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Book your Lyon to Berlin train tickets online with Omio and Omio.

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

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The best way to get from Lyon to Lyon Airport is to Rhonexpress which takes 29 min and costs 14€ - 17€.

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