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There are 8 ways to get from Lyon to Schifferstadt by train, bus, car or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Mannheim Hbf

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Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Lyon Perrache to Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof Süd
  2. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof to Schifferstadt, Südbahnhof

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Lyon Perrache to Mannheim central bus station

Drive

  1. Drive from Lyon to Schifferstadt

Fly Lyon to Frankfurt, train

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Frankfurt (FRA)
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt to Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof
  3. Take the train from Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof to Schifferstadt, Bahnhof

Fly Lyon to Strasbourg, train

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Strasbourg (SXB)
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg Bahnhof to Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof
  3. Take the train from Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof to Schifferstadt, Bahnhof

Fly Lyon to Stuttgart, train

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Stuttgart (STR)
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof to Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof
  3. Take the train from Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof to Schifferstadt, Bahnhof

Train to Geneva, fly to Frankfurt, train

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Frankfurt (FRA)
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt to Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Schifferstadt is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Schifferstadt is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Schifferstadt is 1.5 metres.

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The cheapest way to get from Lyon to Schifferstadt is to bus which costs €35 - €45 and takes 10h 56m.

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The quickest way to get from Lyon to Schifferstadt is to fly and train which costs €110 - €300 and takes 5h 6m.

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No, there is no direct train from Lyon to Schifferstadt. However, there are services departing from Lyon Part Dieu and arriving at Schifferstadt, Bahnhof via Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 32m.

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The distance between Lyon and Schifferstadt is 483 km. The road distance is 609.6 km.

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The best way to get from Lyon to Schifferstadt without a car is to train which takes 5h 32m and costs €100 - €140.

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It takes approximately 5h 32m to get from Lyon to Schifferstadt, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Lyon to Schifferstadt is to train which takes 5h 32m and costs €100 - €140. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €35 - €45 and takes 10h 56m.

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The quickest flight from Lyon Airport to Frankfurt Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Lyon to Schifferstadt train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at Mannheim Hbf station.

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Map of how to get from Lyon to Schifferstadt.
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  • Distance: 483.2 km
  • Duration: 5h 32m

What companies run services between Lyon, France and Schifferstadt, Germany?

TGV inOui operates a train from Lyon Part Dieu to Mannheim Hbf once daily. Tickets cost €95 - €130 and the journey takes 5h 6m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Lyon Perrache to Mannheim central bus station 3 times a day. Tickets cost €30 - €40 and the journey takes 10h 30m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Lyon to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €550
Flights from Lyon to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €550
Flights from Lyon to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €400
Flights from Lyon to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €400
Flights from Geneva to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €490
Flights from Geneva to Frankfurt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €480
Flights from Geneva to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €480
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €490
Flights from Geneva to Frankfurt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €480
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lyon to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€90 - €450
Flights from Lyon to Stuttgart via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€95 - €500
Twin Jet
Website
twinjet.fr
Flights from Lyon to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€210 - €550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Lyon to Frankfurt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€120 - €480
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
sncf-connect.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 6m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€95 - €130
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€95 - €120
1st Class
€110 - €130
Train from Strasbourg to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€35 - €45
1st Class
€30 - €40
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €45
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€35 - €45
1st Class
€35 - €45
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 311682904
Website
bahn.com
Train from Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof to Schifferstadt, Südbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€14 - €21
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Train from Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof to Schifferstadt, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€3 - €5
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
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 Frankfurt to Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€21 - €29
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Strasbourg Bahnhof to Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof to Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€26 - €40
Website
Deutsche Bahn
ÖBB Intercity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€20 - €28
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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 Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€11 - €27
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€11 - €16
1st Class
€19 - €27
DB Bus
Website
bahn.com
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Schifferstadt, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
DB Bus
Süwex
Phone
0621 8301200
Website
suewex.de
Train from Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof to Schifferstadt, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Website
Süwex
ABELLIO Rail
Phone
0800 2235546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof to Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
5 times a week
Website
ABELLIO Rail
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Phone
0711 19449
Website
vvs.de
Train from Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof to Mannheim Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
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 Geneve
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€20 - €45
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€20 - €29
Rail 1st Class
€30 - €45
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lyon Perrache to Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof Süd
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€28 - €35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Lyon Perrache to Mannheim central bus station
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Lyon, de Perrache - Galerie A to Karlsruhe, Hbf. - Süd, am Hintereingang
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€17 - €24
Website
RegioJet

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Yes, the driving distance between Lyon to Schifferstadt is 610 km. It takes approximately 5h 27m to drive from Lyon to Schifferstadt.

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KLM and Lufthansa offer flights from Lyon Airport to Frankfurt Airport.

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There are 206+ hotels available in Schifferstadt. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Lyon to Lyon Airport is to tram which takes 27 min and costs €15.

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