There are 11 ways to get from Lyon to London by train, bus, car, car train, car ferry or plane

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

Train via Paris Gare De Lyon  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Lyon-Perrache to Paris Gare de Lyon Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris Nord Eurostar to London St. Pancras International Est

$165 - $341

Cheapest option

Bus Ouibus  •  14 h

  1. Take the bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus station to London Ouibus

$30 - $50

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Train  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu to London St. Pancras International

$130 - $480

Bus FlixBus  •  14 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Paris, Paris N729 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to London 700 / ...

$50 - $83

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  8 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Lyon to Calais
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais to Folkestone
  3. Drive from Folkestone to London

$287 - $341

Drive, car ferry  •  9 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Lyon to Calais
  2. Take the car ferry from Calais to Dover
  3. Drive from Dover to London

$143 - $207

Fly Lyon to London Heathrow  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to London Heathrow (LHR) LYS - LHR

$98 - $277

Fly Lyon to London Gatwick  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to London Gatwick (LGW) LYS - LGW

$67 - $262

Fly Lyon to Southend, train  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Southend (SEN) LYS - SEN
  2. Take the train from Southend Airport to London Liverpool Street

$55 - $1,543

Fly Lyon to London Luton, train  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to London Luton (LTN) LYS - LTN
  2. Take the train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International LL

$58 - $280

Train to Geneva, fly to London City  •  6 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to London City (LCY) GVA - LCY

$105 - $291

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lyon to London is to bus which costs 28€ - 40€ and takes 14 h.

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The quickest way to get from Lyon to London is to fly which costs 55€ - 230€ and takes 4 h 32 min.

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The distance between Lyon and London is 737 km.

It takes approximately 5 h 35 min to get from Lyon to London, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lyon - Perrache Bus station station and arriving at London. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 14 h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu and arriving at London St. Pancras International. Services depart four times a week. The journey takes approximately 5 h 47 min.

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What companies run services between Lyon, France and London, England?

You can take a train from Lyon to London via Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare De Lyon, Paris Nord, and Paris Nord Eurostar in around 5 h 35 min. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Lyon to London every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 14 h.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Lyon to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $440
Flights from Geneva to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $700
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Lyon to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $350
Flights from Lyon to London Gatwick via Nantes
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $350
Flights from Lyon to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $420
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $390
Flights from Geneva to London City via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $390
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Geneva to London City via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lyon to London Heathrow via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Lyon to London Heathrow via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Lyon to London Heathrow via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Geneva to London City via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Lyon to London Heathrow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Lyon to Southend
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$24 - $260
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Geneva to London City via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Lyon-Perrache to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $100
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$85 - $100
1st Class
$120 - $170
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Paris Nord Eurostar to London St. Pancras International
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $240
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$75 - $240
Premier
$180 - $280
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
$130 - $480
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$130 - $480
Premier
$340 - $550
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
SNCF
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Contact Details
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
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
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 Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris, Paris to London
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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