There are 14 ways to get from Oxford to Lyon by train, bus, bus and ferry, car, car train, car ferry 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.

Recommended option

Train via Paris Gare De Lyon  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Oxford to London Marylebone
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
  3. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Lyon-Perrache Tgv

$204 - $400

Cheapest option

Train, train to Southend, fly to Lyon  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Oxford to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Airport
  3. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Lyon (LYS) SEN - LYS

$88 - $1,605

12 alternative options

Train  •  7 h

  1. Take the train from Oxford to London Marylebone
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu

$172 - $519

Train via Ashford International  •  8 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Oxford to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from London Charing Cross to Ashford International
  3. Take the train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to Paris Nord Eurostar
  4. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Lyon-Perrache Tgv

$215 - $393

Bus, bus and ferry  •  17 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane (Stop K4) to Victoria, Green Line Coach Station X90
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
  3. Take the bus from Lille to Lyon, Lyon Perrache

$94 - $166

Bus, train  •  17 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane (Stop K4) to Victoria, Green Line Coach Station X90
  2. Take the bus from London to Paris City Centre - Bercy
  3. Take the train from Paris-Bercy to Lyon Part Dieu

$97 - $146

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  9 h 35 min

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

$297 - $359

Drive, car ferry  •  9 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Oxford to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Lyon

$154 - $230

Train to Birmingham, fly to Lyon  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Oxford to Birmingham International
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Lyon (LYS) BHX - LYS

$108 - $299

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Lyon  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Oxford to London Paddington
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Lyon (LYS) LHR - LYS

$130 - $336

Train, train to London Gatwick, fly to Lyon  •  6 h 43 min

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

$92 - $323

Train, train to London Luton, fly to Lyon  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Oxford to London Marylebone
  2. Take the train from West Hampstead Thameslink to Luton Airport Parkway
  3. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Lyon (LYS) LTN - LYS

$102 - $337

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Geneva, train  •  8 h 18 min

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

$149 - $337

Train to London City, fly to Geneva, train  •  8 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Oxford to London Marylebone
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Geneva (GVA) LCY - GVA
  3. Take the train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu

$145 - $353

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Oxford to Lyon is to bus and bus and ferry which costs £70 - £130 and takes 17 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Oxford to Lyon is to train and fly which costs £80 - £240 and takes 5 h 23 min.

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The distance between Oxford and Lyon is 502 miles.

It takes approximately 6 h 55 min to get from Oxford to Lyon, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Oxford to Lyon. However, there are services departing from Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane (Stop K4) and arriving at Lyon, Lyon Perrache via London Victoria and Lille. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 29 min.

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Map of how to get from Oxford to Lyon.
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  • Distance: 501.9 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 55 min

What companies run services between Oxford, England and Lyon, France?

You can take a train from Oxford to Lyon via London Marylebone, Baker Street Underground Station, King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, London St. Pancras International, Paris Nord Eurostar, Paris Nord, Paris Gare De Lyon, and Paris Gare de Lyon in around 6 h 55 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $440
Flights from London Heathrow to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Flights from London City to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $700
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $320
Flights from London Heathrow to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $320
Flights from London City to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $390
Flights from London City to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $390
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Birmingham to Lyon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Birmingham to Lyon via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from London Heathrow to Lyon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from London Heathrow to Lyon via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from London Heathrow to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from London City to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $350
Flights from London Gatwick to Lyon via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $350
Flights from London Luton to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $420
Flights from London Luton to Lyon via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $420
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Birmingham to Lyon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Flights from London Heathrow to Lyon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from London Heathrow to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $460
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Birmingham to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Flights from Southend to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$24 - $260
Flights from Southend to Lyon via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$24 - $260
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Birmingham to Lyon via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $400
Flights from London Heathrow to Lyon via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $480
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Birmingham to Lyon via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $490
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from London City to Geneva via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Train operators
Chiltern Railways
Phone
+44 345 600 5165
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Train from Oxford to London Marylebone
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Advance Single
$21 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $60
Eurostar
Rome2rio's guide to Eurostar
Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $240
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$75 - $240
Premier
$180 - $270
Train from London St. Pancras International to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$130 - $460
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$130 - $460
Premier
$320 - $550
Train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to Paris Nord Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $190
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $190
Premier
$150 - $220
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Lyon-Perrache
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $95
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$85 - $95
1st Class
$110 - $170
Train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Oxford to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $30
Advanced Single
$20 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $60
Train from Oxford to Reading
Ave. Duration
22 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 Reading to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $25
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$27 - $50
Southeastern
SNCF
Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris-Bercy to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $100
1st Class
$100 - $160
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$168
Website
eurotunnel.com
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Oxford to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$28 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $65
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $45
Train from Oxford to Reading
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$16 - $24
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from West Hampstead Thameslink to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Stagecoach Oxfordshire
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane (Stop K4) to Victoria, Green Line Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Oxford Bus Company
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lille to Lyon, Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Lille to Lyon - Perrache Bus station
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
Ouibus
Bus from London to Paris City Centre - Bercy
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
Ouibus
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