There are 11 ways to get from Stuttgart to Lyon by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Strasbourg  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv

$130 - $163

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Bus FlixBus  •  13 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport to Lyon, Lyon Perrache 306 / ...

$26 - $70

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Train  •  7 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv

$133 - $166

Bus Eurolines FR  •  9 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Stuttgart Hbf to Lyon

$80 - $120

Drive  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Stuttgart to Lyon 394.8 miles

$80 - $130

Fly Stuttgart to Lyon  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Lyon (LYS) STR - LYS

$93 - $302

Train to Strasbourg, fly to Lyon  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg
  2. Fly from Strasbourg (SXB) to Lyon (LYS) SXB - LYS

$105 - $444

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Lyon  •  5 h 9 min

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

$117 - $335

Train to Zurich, fly to Lyon  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Zürich HB
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Lyon (LYS) ZRH - LYS

$138 - $323

Train, train to Metz/Nancy, fly to Lyon  •  5 h 42 min

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

$161 - $555

Fly Stuttgart to Geneva, train  •  8 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Geneva (GVA) STR - GVA
  2. Take the train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu

$117 - $243

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Stuttgart Hbf and arriving at Lyon. Services depart twice a week, and operate Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 9 h 23 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Stuttgart to Lyon. However, there are services departing from Stuttgart Hbf and arriving at Lyon Part Dieu via Strasbourg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 47 min.

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The distance between Stuttgart and Lyon is 470 km. The road distance is 631.7 km.

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The best way to get from Stuttgart to Lyon without a car is to train which takes 5 h 47 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 47 min to get from Stuttgart to Lyon, including transfers.

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Stuttgart to Lyon bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Stuttgart Hbf station.

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Stuttgart to Lyon train services, operated by TGV, depart from Stuttgart Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Stuttgart to Lyon is to train which takes 5 h 47 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 9 h 23 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 4 h 26 min.

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

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Stuttgart to Lyon bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Lyon station.

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Map of how to get from Stuttgart to Lyon.
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  • Distance: 293.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 47 min

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

You can take a train from Stuttgart to Lyon via Strasbourg in around 5 h 47 min. Alternatively, Eurolines FR operates a bus from Stuttgart to Lyon twice a week. Tickets cost $80 - $120 and the journey takes 9 h 23 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Lyon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Frankfurt to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $390
Flights from Frankfurt to Lyon via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $390
Flights from Stuttgart to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $550
Flights from Stuttgart to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $550
Flights from Stuttgart to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $550
Flights from Stuttgart to Geneva via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Lyon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Strasbourg to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Metz/Nancy to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Stuttgart to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $410
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Strasbourg to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Metz/Nancy to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Twin Jet
Website
twinjet.fr
Flights from Stuttgart to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $430
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Geneva via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $390
Flights from Stuttgart to Geneva via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $450
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Geneva via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $430
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Geneva via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Lyon via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $370
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Geneva via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $65
Train from Strasbourg to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$95 - $110
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$95 - $110
1st Class
$130 - $190
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $28
1st Class
$41 - $42
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $220
Train from Strasbourg to Lorraine
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$31 - $37
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$31 - $37
1st Class
$50 - $60
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
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
bahn.de
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 Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Stuttgart Hbf to Lyon
Ave. Duration
9 h 23 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
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 Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport to Lyon, Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
11 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Stuttgart to Lyon Gare Perrache
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
Ouibus
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Stuttgart, Airport Busterminal SAB to Lyon, de Perrache - Galerie A
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$22 - $28
Schedules at
regiojet.sk

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Stuttgart to Lyon train services, operated by TGV, arrive at Lyon Part Dieu station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Stuttgart to Lyon is 632 km. It takes approximately 5 h 43 min to drive from Stuttgart to Lyon.

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Twin Jet, Air France and Lufthansa offer flights from Stuttgart Airport to Lyon Airport.

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The best way to get from Stuttgart to Stuttgart Airport is to train which takes 27 min and costs .

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