There are 11 ways to get from Lyon to Germany by plane, subway, 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.

Recommended option

Fly Lyon to Frankfurt  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Frankfurt (FRA) LYS - FRA

$90 - $296

Cheapest option

Fly Lyon to Dusseldorf  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Dusseldorf (DUS) LYS - DUS

$62 - $239

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Fly Lyon to Stuttgart  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Stuttgart (STR) LYS - STR

$91 - $297

Fly Lyon to Munich, subway  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Munich (MUC) LYS - MUC
  2. Take the subway from München Nordfriedhof to München Marienplatz

$95 - $253

Train to Geneva, fly to Frankfurt  •  6 h 8 min

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

$126 - $334

Fly Lyon to Berlin Schoenefeld  •  5 h 11 min

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

$77 - $301

Train via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf  •  10 h 53 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

$238 - $304

Train Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)  •  12 h 3 min

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

$267 - $368

Bus Eurolines FR  •  18 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Lyon to Berlin

$83 - $191

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

$83 - $162

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 Germany is to bus which costs 70€ - 170€ and takes 18 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lyon to Germany is to fly which costs 75€ - 260€ and takes 4 h 22 min.

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The distance between Lyon and Germany is 722 km. The road distance is 1237.1 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 22 min to get from Lyon to Germany, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lyon to Germany. However, there are services departing from Lyon and arriving at Berlin, S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf/Memhardstr. via Berlin, Masurenallee/ZOB and S+U Zoologischer Garten Bhf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 21 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Lyon to Germany. However, there are services departing from Lyon Part Dieu and arriving at S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 53 min.

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The nearest airport to Germany is Erfurt (ERF) Airport which is 39.6 km away. Other nearby airports include Leipzig (LEJ) (130.6 km), Hannover (HAJ) (160.9 km), Frankfurt (FRA) (174 km) and Nuremberg (NUE) (182.7 km).

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Map of how to get from Lyon to Germany.
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  • Distance: 451 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 22 min

What companies run services between Lyon, France and Germany?

Lufthansa, Air France and Eurowings fly from Lyon to Frankfurt am Main every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Lyon to Berlin via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, Berlin Hbf (tief), and S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof in around 10 h 53 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Lyon to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $390
Flights from Lyon to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $390
Flights from Lyon to Frankfurt via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $250
Flights from Lyon to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Lyon to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Lyon to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $340
Flights from Lyon to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $340
Flights from Lyon to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $600
Flights from Lyon to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Lyon to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Geneva to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Geneva to Frankfurt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Geneva to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Geneva to Frankfurt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lyon to Frankfurt via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $430
Flights from Lyon to Stuttgart via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Lyon to Munich via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $400
Flights from Lyon to Dusseldorf via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $400
Flights from Lyon to Dusseldorf via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $850
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Lyon to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $430
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Lyon to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $600
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Lyon to Dusseldorf via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Twin Jet
Website
twinjet.fr
Flights from Lyon to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Lyon to Dusseldorf via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $850
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Lyon to Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Train operators
MVV
Phone
+49 89 41 42 43 44
Website
mvv-muenchen.de
Subway from München Nordfriedhof to München Marienplatz
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
mvv-muenchen.de
SNCF
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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 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
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
Train from Basel SBB to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$180 - $270
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
$130 - $150
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$130 - $150
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 - $95
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$85 - $95
1st Class
$110 - $160
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Lyon to Berlin
Ave. Duration
17 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $190
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Lyon to Berlin
Ave. Duration
22 h 11 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$75 - $140
Website
eurolines.de
Low
$130
High
$138
Bus from Dijon to Berlin
Ave. Duration
19 h 27 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$75 - $140
Website
eurolines.de
Low
$130
High
$138
Ouibus
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 - $10
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
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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 Dijon
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
$13 - $18
Schedules at
isilines.com

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