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There are 10 ways to get from Lyon to Normandy by train, bus, car, car ferry, car train 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  •  7 h 37 min

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

$321 - $529

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Fly Lyon to London Gatwick, train  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to London Gatwick (LGW) LYS - LGW
  2. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Guildford

$65 - $253

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Train via Ashford International  •  8 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Lyon-Perrache to Paris Gare de Lyon Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris Nord Eurostar to Ashford(Kent) Int. Est
  3. Take the train from Ashford International to London Waterloo East
  4. Take the train from London Waterloo to Guildford

$195 - $352

Bus  •  18 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Paris, Paris 729 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to London
  3. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Guildford

$78 - $128

Drive, car ferry  •  10 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Lyon to Dieppe
  2. Take the car ferry from Dieppe to Newhaven Ferry Port
  3. Drive from Newhaven Ferry Port to Normandy

$117 - $230

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  8 h 52 min

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

$292 - $348

Fly Lyon to London Heathrow, bus  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to London Heathrow (LHR) LYS - LHR
  2. Take the bus from Friary Bus Station to Normandy, Glaziers Lane

Train to Geneva, fly to London Heathrow  •  8 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu to Gare de Genève
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to London Heathrow (LHR) GVA - LHR

$98 - $244

Fly Lyon to Southend, train  •  7 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Southend (SEN) LYS - SEN
  2. Take the train from Southend Airport to Stratford (London)
  3. Take the train from London Waterloo to Guildford

$67 - $1,564

Fly Lyon to London Luton, train  •  7 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to London Luton (LTN) LYS - LTN
  2. Take the train from Luton Airport Parkway to Redhill
  3. Take the train from Redhill to Ash

$83 - $318

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The cheapest way to get from Lyon to Normandy is to fly and train which costs 55€ - 220€ and takes 6 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lyon to Normandy is to fly and train which costs 55€ - 220€ and takes 6 h 2 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lyon to Normandy. However, there are services departing from Lyon, Lyon Perrache and arriving at Normandy, Glaziers Lane via Paris, Paris, London Victoria Coach Station, Guildford, Tesco and Friary Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Lyon to Normandy. However, there are services departing from Lyon-Perrache and arriving at Wanborough via Paris Gare De Lyon, Paris Nord Eurostar, Ashford International, London Waterloo and Guildford. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 40 min.

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The distance between Lyon and Normandy is 735 km.

The best way to get from Lyon to Normandy without a car is to train which takes 7 h 37 min and costs 270€ - 460€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 37 min to get from Lyon to Normandy, including transfers.

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

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Lyon to Normandy train services, operated by inOui TGV, depart from Lyon-Perrache station.

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The best way to get from Lyon to Normandy is to train which takes 7 h 37 min and costs 270€ - 460€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 65€ - 120€ and takes 18 h 25 min.

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Map of how to get from Lyon to Normandy.
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  • Distance: 459.1 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 37 min

What companies run services between Lyon, France and Normandy, Surrey, England?

You can take a train from Lyon to Normandy via Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare De Lyon, Paris Nord, Paris Nord Eurostar, London St. Pancras International, St Pancras, British Library, City of London, St Botolph Street, Aldgate station, and Hillingdon station in around 7 h 37 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lyon to Normandy via Paris, Paris, London, London Victoria Coach Station, Guildford, Guildford, Tesco, and Friary Bus Station in around 18 h 25 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Lyon to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $440
Flights from Geneva to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $430
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Lyon to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $350
Flights from Lyon to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $420
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $320
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
Flights from Geneva to London Heathrow via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lyon to London Heathrow via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Lyon to London Heathrow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Lyon to Southend
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$24 - $260
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $95
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$80 - $95
1st Class
$110 - $160
Train from Lyon-Perrache to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $95
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$85 - $95
1st Class
$110 - $170
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
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Paris Nord Eurostar to London St. Pancras International
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $240
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$75 - $240
Premier
$180 - $280
Train from Paris Nord Eurostar to Ashford(Kent) Int.
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $190
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $190
Premier
$150 - $220
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
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to Guildford
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $26
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $16
Advanced Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $26
Train from Redhill to Ash
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $26
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $16
Advanced Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $26
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu to Gare de Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$28 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Lyon-Part-Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Greater Anglia
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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 Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris, Paris to London
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Guildford
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach South
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Friary Bus Station to Normandy, Glaziers Lane
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Stagecoach South
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfdsseaways.co.uk
Car ferry from Dieppe to Newhaven Ferry Port
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $80
Book at
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
$26 - $35
Reclining Seat
$33
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
$15
2-bed inside cabin
$55 - $80

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The quickest flight from Lyon Airport to London Heathrow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 40 min.

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Lyon to Normandy bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Guildford station.

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Normandy is 1 h behind Lyon. It is currently 8:58 PM in Lyon and 7:58 PM in Normandy.

Lyon to Normandy train services, operated by South Western Railway, arrive at Guildford station.

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British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Air France and Lufthansa offer flights from Lyon Airport to London Heathrow Airport.

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There are 383+ hotels available in Normandy. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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

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