There are 7 ways to get from Lyon to Strasbourg by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Train  •  3 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Strasbourg Tgv

$95 - $110

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Bus  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Lyon to Strasbourg Ouibus / ...

$16 - $50

5 alternative options

Bus, train  •  9 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Lyon to Basel
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Strasbourg

$93 - $138

Rideshare  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Lyon to Strasbourg 309.7 miles

$36

Drive  •  4 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Lyon to Strasbourg 309 miles

$65 - $100

Fly to Strasbourg  •  2 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Strasbourg (SXB) LYS - SXB

$70 - $391

Fly to Metz/Nancy, train  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Metz/Nancy (ETZ) LYS - ETZ
  2. Take the train from Lorraine to Strasbourg

$126 - $502

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lyon and arriving at Strasbourg. Services depart six times a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 45 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Lyon Part Dieu and arriving at Strasbourg. Services depart five times a day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 35 min.

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The distance between Lyon and Strasbourg is 384 km. The road distance is 494.4 km.

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The best way to get from Lyon to Strasbourg without a car is to train which takes 3 h 35 min and costs .

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The train from Lyon Part Dieu to Strasbourg takes 3 h 35 min including transfers and departs five times a day.

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Lyon to Strasbourg bus services, operated by Isilines, depart from Lyon station.

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

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The best way to get from Lyon to Strasbourg is to train which takes 3 h 35 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 7 h 45 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 2 h 51 min.

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The quickest flight from Lyon Airport to Strasbourg Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Lyon to Strasbourg bus services, operated by Isilines, arrive at Strasbourg station.

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Map of how to get from Lyon to Strasbourg.
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  • Distance: 239.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 35 min

What companies run services between Lyon, France and Strasbourg, France?

TGV operates a train from Lyon to Strasbourg 5 times a day. Tickets cost $95 - $110 and the journey takes 3 h 35 min. Alternatively, Isilines operates a bus from Lyon to Strasbourg once daily. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 7 h 45 min. Three other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Lyon to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Lyon to Metz/Nancy
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$95 - $110
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$95 - $110
1st Class
$130 - $190
Train from Lorraine to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$31 - $37
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$31 - $37
1st Class
$50 - $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 Basel SBB to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Lyon to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
isilines.com
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Lyon Gare Perrache to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
Ouibus
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.

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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 Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Lyon, de Perrache - Galerie A to Strasbourg, Place de l'Étoile
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Lyon to Basel
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Lyon to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$36
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Lyon to Strasbourg train services, operated by TGV, arrive at Strasbourg station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lyon to Strasbourg is 494 km. It takes approximately 4 h 34 min to drive from Lyon to Strasbourg.

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Hop! offers flights from Lyon Airport to Strasbourg Airport.

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Book your Lyon to Strasbourg bus tickets online with Distribusion and FlixBus.

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There are 810+ hotels available in Strasbourg. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Lyon and Strasbourg. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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

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