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There are 9 ways to get from Lyon to Netherlands by train, bus, car 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.

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Train  •  6h 28m

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Bruxelles-Midi Tgv
  2. Take the train from Bruxelles-Midi to Amsterdam Centraal Thalys / ...

175€ - 211€

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Bus  •  15h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Brussels, Brussels-North station N769
  2. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk 810 / ...

52€ - 85€

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Train via Lyon Perrache  •  6h 55m

  1. Take the train from Lyon Perrache to Bruxelles-Midi Tgv
  2. Take the train from Bruxelles-Midi to Amsterdam Centraal Thalys / ...

176€ - 212€

Train #2  •  7h 35m

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Valence TGV to Amsterdam Centraal Thalys

243€ - 326€

Drive  •  8h 42m

  1. Drive from Lyon to Amsterdam 579.4 miles

120€ - 180€

Fly Lyon to Amsterdam Schiphol  •  4h 32m

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) LYS - AMS

56€ - 188€

Fly Lyon to Brussels, train  •  5h 13m

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Brussels (BRU) LYS - BRU
  2. Take the train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Breda

53€ - 225€

Train to Geneva, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol  •  6h 38m

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) GVA - AMS

62€ - 235€

Fly Lyon to Dusseldorf, train  •  7h 1m

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Dusseldorf (DUS) LYS - DUS
  2. Take the train from Düsseldorf Flughafen to Arnhem Centraal

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The cheapest way to get from Lyon to Netherlands is to bus which costs 50€ - 85€ and takes 15h 1m.

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The quickest way to get from Lyon to Netherlands is to fly which costs 55€ - 190€ and takes 4h 32m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lyon to Netherlands. However, there are services departing from Lyon, Lyon Perrache and arriving at Amsterdam, Buiten Brouwersstraat via Brussels, Brussels-North station and Amsterdam, Station Sloterdijk. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 1m.

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No, there is no direct train from Lyon to Netherlands. However, there are services departing from Lyon Part Dieu and arriving at Amsterdam Centraal via Bruxelles-Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 28m.

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The distance between Lyon and Netherlands is 754 km. The road distance is 927.1 km.

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The best way to get from Lyon to Netherlands without a car is to train which takes 6h 28m and costs 170€ - 220€.

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It takes approximately 6h 28m to get from Lyon to Netherlands, including transfers.

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

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Lyon to Netherlands train services, operated by inOui TGV, depart from Lyon Part Dieu station.

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The best way to get from Lyon to Netherlands is to train which takes 6h 28m and costs 170€ - 220€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 50€ - 85€ and takes 15h 1m, you could also fly, which costs 55€ - 190€ and takes 4h 32m.

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Map of how to get from Lyon to Netherlands.
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  • Distance: 471 miles
  • Duration: 6h 28m

What companies run services between Lyon, France and Netherlands?

You can take a train from Lyon to Amsterdam via Bruxelles-Midi in around 6h 28m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lyon to Amsterdam via Brussels, Brussels-North station, Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk, and Amsterdam, Station Sloterdijk in around 15h 1m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lyon to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 440€
Flights from Lyon to Amsterdam Schiphol via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 310€
Flights from Lyon to Amsterdam Schiphol via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
65€ - 440€
Flights from Lyon to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 370€
Flights from Geneva to Amsterdam Schiphol via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
130€ - 470€
Flights from Lyon to Dusseldorf via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
240€ - 750€
Flights from Lyon to Dusseldorf via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 350€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Lyon to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 480€
Flights from Lyon to Amsterdam Schiphol via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 480€
Flights from Lyon to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 500€
Flights from Lyon to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
140€ - 500€
Flights from Geneva to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 800€
Flights from Geneva to Amsterdam Schiphol via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 800€
Flights from Lyon to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
65€ - 550€
Flights from Lyon to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 600€
Flights from Lyon to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 600€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Lyon to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 440€
Flights from Geneva to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 410€
Flights from Lyon to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 370€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Lyon to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Luton
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
55€ - 440€
Flights from Geneva to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 270€
Flights from Geneva to Amsterdam Schiphol via Venice
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 270€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Lyon to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 550€
Flights from Geneva to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 500€
Flights from Lyon to Dusseldorf via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 600€
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Lyon to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 380€
Flights from Lyon to Dusseldorf via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
240€ - 750€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Lyon to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 330€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Lyon to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 550€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Amsterdam Schiphol via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 800€
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
120€ - 140€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
120€ - 140€
1st Class
160€ - 240€
Train from Lyon Perrache to Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
120€ - 140€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
120€ - 140€
1st Class
160€ - 240€
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
21€ - 26€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
21€ - 26€
1st Class
38€ - 40€
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
31€ - 36€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
31€ - 36€
1st Class
50€ - 60€
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Bruxelles-Midi to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
Thalys
2nd Class
50€ - 75€
1st Class
75€ - 100€
Train from Valence TGV to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
5h 59m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
240€ - 300€
Website
Thalys
2nd Class
240€ - 300€
1st Class
310€ - 430€
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Bruxelles-Midi to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
40€ - 100€
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
40€ - 100€
Premier
90€ - 120€
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
10€ - 16€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
10€ - 16€
1st Class
19€ - 30€
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
13€ - 21€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
13€ - 21€
1st Class
29€ - 50€
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Breda
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
13€ - 30€
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
13€ - 19€
1st Class
22€ - 30€
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Breda
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
20€ - 22€
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
20€ - 22€
1st Class
28€ - 31€
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Lyon-Part-Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
45€ - 85€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Düsseldorf Flughafen to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
abellio.de
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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 Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
11h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
35€ - 65€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 17€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Lyon Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 40m.

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Lyon to Netherlands bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk station.

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Lyon to Netherlands train services, operated by Thalys, arrive at Amsterdam Centraal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lyon to Netherlands is 927 km. It takes approximately 8h 42m to drive from Lyon to Netherlands.

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Hop!, easyJet, British Airways and three other airlines offer flights from Lyon Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

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There are 454+ hotels available in Netherlands. Prices start at 70€ per night.

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

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