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There are 7 ways to get from Lyon to Dublin by plane, train, car ferry, bus and ferry, 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 from Lyon  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Dublin (DUB) LYS - DUB

$91 - $242

6 alternative options

Train to Geneva, fly  •  6 h 53 min

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

$93 - $254

Train, car ferry  •  14 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Marne la Vallée-Chessy Tgv
  2. Take the train from Marne-la-Vallée - Chessy to London St. Pancras International
  3. Take the train from London Euston to Holyhead
  4. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin

$351 - $624

Train, bus and ferry  •  20 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Marne la Vallée-Chessy Tgv
  2. Take the train from Marne-la-Vallée - Chessy to Ashford International Station
  3. Take the train from Ashford International to London Victoria
  4. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Dublin 871

$205 - $382

Bus, bus and ferry  •  29 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Paris, Paris 729 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to London
  3. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Dublin 871

$99 - $153

Train, car ferry via Cherbourg  •  31 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Paris-Bercy
  2. Take the train from Paris St Lazare to Cherbourg Ic
  3. Take the car ferry from Cherbourg to Dublin

$162 - $250

Drive, car ferry  •  27 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Lyon to Cherbourg
  2. Take the car ferry from Cherbourg to Dublin

$149 - $233

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The cheapest way to get from Lyon to Dublin is to fly which costs 75€ - 210€ and takes 5 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lyon to Dublin is to fly which costs 75€ - 210€ and takes 5 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lyon to Dublin. However, there are services departing from Lyon, Lyon Perrache and arriving at Dublin via Paris, Paris and London Victoria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29 h 17 min.

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The distance between Lyon and Dublin is 1160 km.

The best way to get from Lyon to Dublin without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 14 h 56 min and costs 300€ - 550€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 10 min to get from Lyon to Dublin, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Lyon Airport to Dublin Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 20 min.

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Lyon to Dublin bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Dublin station.

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Dublin is 1 h behind Lyon. It is currently 3:57 AM in Lyon and 2:57 AM in Dublin.

Map of how to get from Lyon to Dublin.
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  • Distance: 725.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 10 min

What companies run services between Lyon, France and Dublin, Ireland?

Aer Lingus, British Airways and four other airlines fly from Lyon to Dublin hourly.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Lyon to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Lyon to Dublin via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Dublin via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $440
Flights from Geneva to Dublin via London City
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $440
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Lyon to Dublin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $490
Flights from Lyon to Dublin via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $490
Flights from Geneva to Dublin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Lyon to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lyon to Dublin via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Geneva to Dublin via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $470
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Lyon to Dublin via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Flights from Geneva to Dublin via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $440
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Geneva to Dublin via Cardiff
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
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 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
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Paris-Bercy
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $100
1st Class
$100 - $160
Train from Paris St Lazare to Cherbourg
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $75
1st Class
$75 - $120
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
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 Marne la Vallée-Chessy
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $95
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$80 - $95
1st Class
$110 - $160
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
Eurostar
Rome2rio's guide to Eurostar
Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Marne-la-Vallée - Chessy to London St. Pancras International
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$80 - $250
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$80 - $250
Premier
$190 - $290
Train from Marne-la-Vallée - Chessy to Ashford International Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $210
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $210
Premier
$160 - $240
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$150 - $240
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$95 - $140
Anytime Day Single
$150 - $240
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from London Victoria to Dublin
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $35
Website
nationalexpress.com
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 Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris, Paris to London
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
Irish Ferries
Phone
+353 818 300 400
Email
info@irishferries.com
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$38 - $42
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$140 - $170
On Foot
$38 - $42
car
$115
Passenger
$41
Car ferry from Cherbourg to Dublin
Ave. Duration
20 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$140 - $170
On Foot
$65 - $75
car
$115
Passenger
$41
Stena Line
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $160
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$46
Small Car
$155

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Aer Lingus, KLM, Air France and two other airlines offer flights from Lyon Airport to Dublin Airport.

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There are 1234+ hotels available in Dublin. Prices start at $87 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Lyon to Lyon Airport is to Rhonexpress which takes 29 min and costs 9€ - 15€.

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