There are 12 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 19 min

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

$92 - $299

Cheapest option

Fly Lyon to Dusseldorf  •  4 h 40 min

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

$77 - $257

10 alternative options

Fly Lyon to Munich, subway  •  4 h 49 min

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

$97 - $255

Fly Lyon to Stuttgart  •  5 h 16 min

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

$94 - $303

Fly Lyon to Strasbourg, train  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Strasbourg (SXB) LYS - SXB
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg to Stuttgart Hbf

$107 - $453

Train to Geneva, fly to Frankfurt  •  6 h 5 min

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

$129 - $340

Train  •  10 h 52 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

$259 - $336

Train via Bruxelles Midi  •  11 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Bruxelles Midi Tgv
  2. Take the train from Bruxelles Midi to Köln Hbf Tha / ...
  3. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief) Ice

$294 - $447

Train Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)  •  11 h 58 min

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

$283 - $395

Bus Eurolines FR  •  18 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Lyon to Berlin

$91 - $205

Bus Eurolines DE  •  23 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus station to Dijon Lyon - gare routière Perrache > Dijon > Nancy > Metz > Thionville > Luxembourg / ...
  2. Take the bus from Dijon to Berlin

$95 - $166

Drive  •  10 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Lyon to Berlin 773.2 miles

$160 - $240

What companies run services between Lyon, France and Germany?

Lufthansa and Air France 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 Berlin Hbf in around 10 h 52 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 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 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 Lyon to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 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 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 11 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
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 Munich via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $400
Flights from Lyon to Dusseldorf via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $400
Flights from Lyon to Dusseldorf via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$270 - $850
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 Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Frankfurt via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $550
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 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Lyon to Dusseldorf via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Flights from Lyon to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Lyon to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $600
Twin Jet
Website
twinjet.fr
Flights from Lyon to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Lyon to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $430
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Lyon to Dusseldorf via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
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
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Strasbourg to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief)
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief)
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Strasbourg to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$60 - $70
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
$60 - $75
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$140 - $170
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$140 - $170
1st Class
$190 - $290
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$150 - $170
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$150 - $170
1st Class
$200 - $300
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $105
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$90 - $105
1st Class
$120 - $180
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
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
$55 - $100
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$190 - $290
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Bruxelles Midi to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$65 - $95
1st Class
$95 - $130
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
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
$120 - $200
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
$85 - $150
Website
eurolines.de
Low
$140
High
$148
Bus from Dijon to Berlin
Ave. Duration
19 h 27 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Website
eurolines.de
Low
$140
High
$148
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus station to Dijon
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Ouibus

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Lyon to Germany?

The distance between Lyon and Germany is 722 km. The road distance is 1237 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Lyon to Germany?

The cheapest way to get from Lyon to Germany is to bus which costs 70€ - 170€ and takes 18 h 21 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Lyon to Germany?

The quickest way to get from Lyon to Germany is to fly which takes 4 h 19 min and costs 75€ - 250€.

Is there a direct train between Lyon and Germany?

No, there is no direct train from Lyon to Germany. However, there are services departing from Lyon Part Dieu and arriving at Berlin Alexanderplatz via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and Berlin Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 52 min.

Is there a direct bus between Lyon and Germany?

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.

How long does it take to get from Lyon to Germany?

It takes approximately 4 h 19 min to get from Lyon to Germany, including transfers.