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Train  •  8h 37m

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Karlsruhe Hbf Tgv
  2. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Ansbach Ic / ...

€139 - €203

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Bus, train  •  13h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Lyon, de Perrache - Galerie A to Stuttgart, Airport Busterminal SAB RegioJet
  2. Take the train from Waiblingen to Ansbach Re / ...

€41 - €61

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Bus  •  11h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Lyon Perrache to Nuremberg central bus station N1759

€45 - €57

Drive  •  6h 41m

  1. Drive from Lyon to Sachsen bei Ansbach 759.8 km

€80 - €130

Fly to Nuremberg  •  6h 49m

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Nuremberg (NUE) LYS - NUE

€73 - €249

Fly to Munich, train, line 39404 train  •  6h 53m

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Munich (MUC) LYS - MUC
  2. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
  3. Take the line 39404 train from Nuernberg Hbf to Sachsen(B Ansbach)

€112 - €285

Fly to Frankfurt, train  •  7h 31m

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Frankfurt (FRA) LYS - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Wuerzburg Hbf
  3. Take the train from Wuerzburg Hbf to Ansbach

€126 - €254

Lyon to Sachsen bei Ansbach by train

The train journey time between Lyon and Sachsen bei Ansbach is around 7h 54m and covers a distance of around 812 km. The fastest train normally takes 7h 54m. Operated by TGV inOui, Deutsche Bahn Intercity, Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express and others, the Lyon to Sachsen bei Ansbach train service departs from Lyon Part Dieu and arrives in Sachsen(B Ansbach). Typically seven trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
7h 54m
Fastest train time:
7h 54m
Train distance:
812 km
Trains per week:
7
Cheapest price:
€149
Carbon emissions:
42 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
10:04
Last train departs at:
10:04

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Lyon to Sachsen bei Ansbach train schedules

Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
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The cheapest way to get from Lyon to Sachsen bei Ansbach is to bus and train which costs €40 - €65 and takes 13h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Lyon to Sachsen bei Ansbach is to drive which costs €80 - €130 and takes 6h 41m.

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No, there is no direct train from Lyon to Sachsen bei Ansbach. However, there are services departing from Lyon Part Dieu and arriving at Sachsen(B Ansbach) via Karlsruhe Hbf and Ansbach. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 37m.

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The distance between Lyon and Sachsen bei Ansbach is 587 km. The road distance is 759.8 km.

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The best way to get from Lyon to Sachsen bei Ansbach without a car is to train which takes 8h 37m and costs €130 - €210.

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It takes approximately 8h 37m to get from Lyon to Sachsen bei Ansbach, including transfers.

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Lyon to Sachsen bei Ansbach train services, operated by TGV inOui, depart from Lyon Part Dieu station.

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The best way to get from Lyon to Sachsen bei Ansbach is to train which takes 8h 37m and costs €130 - €210. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €45 - €60 and takes 11h 57m, you could also fly, which costs €70 - €250 and takes 6h 49m.

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There is no direct flight from Lyon Airport to Nuremberg Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 10m and has one stopover.

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Lyon to Sachsen bei Ansbach train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity, arrive at Ansbach station.

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Map of how to get from Lyon to Sachsen bei Ansbach.
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  • Distance: 587.5 km
  • Duration: 8h 37m

What companies run services between Lyon, France and Sachsen bei Ansbach, Germany?

You can take a train from Lyon to Sachsen bei Ansbach via Karlsruhe Hbf and Ansbach in around 8h 37m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Lyon Perrache to Nuremberg central bus station 5 times a week. Tickets cost €35 - €50 and the journey takes 11h 5m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Lyon to Nuremberg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€95 - €480
Flights from Lyon to Nuremberg via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €500
Flights from Lyon to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €410
Flights from Lyon to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €410
Flights from Lyon to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €210
Flights from Lyon to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €210
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Lyon to Nuremberg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €340
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Lyon to Munich via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €410
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Lyon to Nuremberg via Cluj-Napoca
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€50 - €220
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lyon to Nuremberg via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€100 - €300
Train operators
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€90 - €120
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€90 - €110
1st Class
€100 - €120
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Ansbach
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€55 - €80
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€50 - €70
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Wuerzburg Hbf to Ansbach
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Ansbach
Ave. Duration
2h 48m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Wuerzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Go Ahead BW
Phone
+49 711 400 534 44
Website
go-ahead-bw.de
Train from Waiblingen to Ansbach
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
Go Ahead BW
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Phone
0711 19449
Website
vvs.de
Train from Waiblingen to Ansbach
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€14 - €20
Website
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€27 - €40
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Sachsen(B Ansbach)
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€6 - €10
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Wuerzburg Hbf to Ansbach
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€14 - €21
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
Flixtrain
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lyon Perrache to Nuremberg central bus station
Ave. Duration
11h 5m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Lyon, de Perrache - Galerie A to Stuttgart, Airport Busterminal SAB
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€20 - €29
Website
RegioJet

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Yes, the driving distance between Lyon to Sachsen bei Ansbach is 760 km. It takes approximately 6h 41m to drive from Lyon to Sachsen bei Ansbach.

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