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Recommended option

Fly from Lyon  •  5 h 5 min

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

$91 - $250

Cheapest option

Bus, bus and ferry  •  27 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus station to London Ouibus
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Dublin 871

$63 - $86

6 alternative options

Train to Geneva, fly  •  6 h 56 min

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

$96 - $269

Train, car ferry via Lille Europe  •  14 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Lille Europe Tgv
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe Eurostar to London St. Pancras International Est
  3. Take the train from London Euston to Holyhead
  4. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin

$370 - $570

Train, car ferry  •  15 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu to London St. Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Holyhead
  3. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin

$330 - $772

Train, car ferry via Chester  •  15 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Lille Europe Tgv
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe Eurostar to London St. Pancras International Est
  3. Take the train from London Euston to Chester
  4. Take the train from Chester to Holyhead
  5. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin

$355 - $585

Bus, night train, car ferry  •  26 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus station to London
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Wolverhampton
  3. Take the night train from Wolverhampton to Holyhead
  4. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin

$142 - $198

Drive, car ferry  •  27 h 45 min

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

$149 - $248

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

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

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Lyon to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Lyon to Dublin via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Dublin via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $440
Flights from Geneva to Dublin via London City
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $440
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lyon to Dublin via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Geneva to Dublin via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $470
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Lyon to Dublin via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $490
Flights from Lyon to Dublin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $490
Flights from Geneva to Dublin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Lyon to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Lyon to Dublin via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Flights from Geneva to Dublin via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $440
Flights from Geneva to Dublin via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $440
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Lyon to Dublin via Southend
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $450
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Lyon to Dublin via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Train operators
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $140
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$120 - $140
1st Class
$160 - $240
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Lille Europe Eurostar to London St. Pancras International
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$55 - $150
Premier
$120 - $170
Train from Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu to London St. Pancras International
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$140 - $490
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$140 - $490
Premier
$350 - $600
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$150 - $240
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$95 - $150
Anytime Day Single
$150 - $240
Train from London Euston to Chester
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $170
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$65 - $100
Anytime Day Single
$100 - $170
Train from Chester to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $85
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Chester to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
First Anytime Day Single
$55 - $85
Night train from Wolverhampton to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$28 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $90
First Anytime Day Single
$95 - $140
Bus operators
Ouibus
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Wolverhampton
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from London Victoria to Dublin
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ferry operators
Irish Ferries
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$39 - $43
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$140 - $170
On Foot
$39 - $43
car
$117
Passenger
$41
Car ferry from Cherbourg to Dublin
Ave. Duration
20 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40 - $90
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$140 - $170
On Foot
$80 - $90
car
$117
Passenger
$41

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Lyon and Dublin is 1160 km.

The cheapest way to get from Lyon to Dublin is to bus and bus and ferry which costs 50€ - 75€ and takes 27 h 36 min.

The quickest way to get from Lyon to Dublin is to fly which takes 5 h 5 min and costs 75€ - 220€.

No, there is no direct bus from Lyon to Dublin. However, there are services departing from Lyon - Perrache Bus station and arriving at Dublin via London Victoria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27 h 36 min.

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