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

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Train  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Bruxelles Midi Tgv

$140 - $160

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Bus, train  •  10 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Namur N760
  2. Take the train from Namur to Bru.-Centraal / Brux.-Central Ic / ...

$46 - $76

6 alternative options

Bus  •  11 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Lyon to Brussels-North

$85 - $130

Rideshare  •  8 h 31 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Lyon to Brussels 474.9 miles

$53 - $55

Drive  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Lyon to Brussels 455.5 miles

$95 - $150

Fly Lyon to Brussels  •  4 h 7 min

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

$50 - $238

Train to Geneva, fly to Brussels  •  5 h 57 min

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

$81 - $256

Fly Lyon to Lille Lesquin, train  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Lille Lesquin (LIL) LYS - LIL
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe Eurostar to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar

$106 - $367

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lyon and arriving at Brussels-North. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 11 h 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Lyon Part Dieu and arriving at Bruxelles Midi. Services depart five times a day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 43 min.

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The distance between Lyon and Brussels is 569 km. The road distance is 728.8 km.

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The best way to get from Lyon to Brussels without a car is to train which takes 3 h 43 min and costs .

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The train from Lyon Part Dieu to Bruxelles Midi takes 3 h 43 min including transfers and departs five times a day.

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

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

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The best way to get from Lyon to Brussels is to train which takes 3 h 43 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 11 h 30 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 4 h 7 min.

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The quickest flight from Lyon Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Lyon to Brussels bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Brussels-North station.

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Map of how to get from Lyon to Brussels.
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  • Distance: 355.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 43 min

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

inOui TGV operates a train from Lyon to Brussels 5 times a day. Tickets cost $140 - $160 and the journey takes 3 h 43 min. Alternatively, Eurolines FR operates a bus from Lyon to Brussels twice daily. Tickets cost $85 - $130 and the journey takes 11 h 30 min.

Airlines
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Lyon to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 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
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 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Lyon to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Lyon to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Geneva to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
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
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $290
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Geneva to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
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
5 times a day
Estimated price
$140 - $160
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$140 - $160
1st Class
$180 - $270
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 Namur to Bru.-Centraal / Brux.-Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $13
1st Class
$13 - $19
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 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
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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
$67 - $68
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
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
Bus operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Namur
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Lyon to Brussels-North
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Lyon to Brussels
Ave. Duration
8 h 31 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$53 - $55
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Lyon to Brussels train services, operated by inOui TGV, arrive at Bruxelles Midi station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lyon to Brussels is 729 km. It takes approximately 6 h 55 min to drive from Lyon to Brussels.

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Brussels Airlines, Hop! and Lufthansa offer flights from Lyon Airport to Brussels Airport.

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Book your Lyon to Brussels bus tickets online with Busbud.

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There are 951+ hotels available in Brussels. Prices start at $68 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Lyon and Brussels. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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

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