There are 9 ways to get from Tallinn to Lyon by plane, ferry, train, bus, car ferry or car

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Fly Tallinn to Lyon  •  7 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Tallinn (TLL) to Lyon (LYS) TLL - LYS

$121 - $259

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Ferry to Helsinki, fly to Lyon  •  8 h 24 min

  1. Take the ferry from Tallinn to Helsinki
  2. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Lyon (LYS) HEL - LYS

$170 - $272

Fly Tallinn to Geneva, train  •  10 h 13 min

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

$140 - $440

Bus, train via Warszawa Wschodnia  •  35 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Tallinn to Rīga 920
  2. Take the bus from Rīga to Białystok
  3. Take the train from Bialystok to Warszawa Wschodnia Ic / ...
  4. Take the train from Warszawa Wschodnia to Strasbourg En
  5. Take the train from Strasbourg to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv

$300 - $430

Bus  •  44 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Tallinn to Rīga 920
  2. Take the bus from Rīga to Białystok
  3. Take the bus from Bialystok to Lyon

$218 - $339

Bus, train Belorussian Railways (BŽD)  •  46 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Tallinn to Minsk Tsentralny 920
  2. Take the train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Strasbourg En
  3. Take the train from Strasbourg to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv

$281 - $419

Carferry, bus  •  2 days 5 h

  1. Take the carferry from Tallinn to Stockholm
  2. Take the bus from Stockholm to Cologne, Cologne South, Airport 073
  3. Take the bus from Cologne, Cologne South, Airport to Lyon, Lyon Perrache

$287 - $495

Drive, train  •  30 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Tallinn to Lüneburg
  2. Take the train from Lüneburg to Basel Bad Bf Ice
  3. Drive from Lörrach Hbf to Lyon

$433 - $658

Drive  •  27 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Tallinn to Lyon 1607.1 miles

$340 - $500

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No, there is no direct bus from Tallinn to Lyon. However, there are services departing from Tallinn and arriving at Lyon via Rīga and Bialystok. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 44 h 8 min.

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The distance between Tallinn and Lyon is 2015 km. The road distance is 2571.4 km.

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The best way to get from Tallinn to Lyon without a car is to bus and train which takes 35 h 57 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 32 min to get from Tallinn to Lyon, including transfers.

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Tallinn to Lyon bus services, operated by Ecolines, depart from Tallinn station.

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The best way to get from Tallinn to Lyon is to fly which takes 7 h 32 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 44 h 8 min.

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There is no direct flight from Tallinn Airport to Lyon Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 55 min and has one stopover.

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

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Lyon is 1 h behind Tallinn. It is currently 2:51 PM in Tallinn and 1:51 PM in Lyon.

Yes, the driving distance between Tallinn to Lyon is 2571 km. It takes approximately 27 h 26 min to drive from Tallinn to Lyon.

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  • Distance: 1259.4 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 32 min

What companies run services between Tallinn, Estonia and Lyon, France?

Lufthansa, Finnair and 10 other airlines fly from Tallinn to Lyon hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Tallinn to Lyon via Rīga, Białystok, and Bialystok in around 44 h 8 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Tallinn to Lyon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $650
Flights from Tallinn to Lyon via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $390
Flights from Helsinki to Lyon via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $600
Flights from Helsinki to Lyon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $600
Flights from Tallinn to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $2,500
Flights from Tallinn to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Tallinn to Lyon via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$370 - $850
Flights from Helsinki to Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,100
Flights from Helsinki to Lyon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $1,100
Flights from Tallinn to Geneva via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Tallinn to Lyon via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $300
Flights from Helsinki to Lyon via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Tallinn to Lyon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $300
Flights from Helsinki to Lyon via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Helsinki to Lyon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $1,100
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Tallinn to Lyon via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $460
Flights from Tallinn to Geneva via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $440
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Tallinn to Lyon via Athens
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,200
Flights from Tallinn to Geneva via Athens
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $410
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Tallinn to Lyon via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Tallinn to Geneva via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Tallinn to Lyon via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $390
Flights from Tallinn to Geneva via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Tallinn to Lyon via Copenhagen, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $390
Flights from Tallinn to Geneva via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Tallinn to Geneva via Riga
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Tallinn to Geneva via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Tallinn to Geneva via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,600
Train operators
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
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
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
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
Polish Railways (PKP)

The rail network in Poland is conveniently organised, with many connections between cities, making it an effective method of travelling around the country. Tickets for regional and express trains are affordable, with children, students, pensioners, people with disability, and large families being entitled to discounts. Polish Railways offer a pre-booking service for travellers living outside of Poland - tickets and reservations can be booked in advance for trips inside Poland (up to 30 days in advance for domestic trains), and to/from other countries in the region (up to 60 days in advance).

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Bialystok to Warszawa Wschodnia
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$10 - $15
Train from Warszawa Wschodnia to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
15 h 46 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$160 - $230
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
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 Lüneburg to Basel Bad Bf
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$150 - $240
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Tallinn to Rīga
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Rīga to Białystok
Ave. Duration
6 h 54 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Temptrans
Website
temptrans.ee
Bus from Tallinn to Riga
Ave. Duration
5 h 29 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
temptrans.ee
Bus from Tallinn to Minsk Tsentralny
Ave. Duration
14 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Schedules at
temptrans.ee
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Bialystok to Lyon
Ave. Duration
31 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$180 - $260
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Minsktrans
Phone
(+375 17) 219-86-01
Email
info@minsktrans.by
Website
minsktrans.by
Bus from Tallinn to Minsk
Ave. Duration
14 h 50 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$26 - $70
Schedules at
minsktrans.by
Book at
ticketbus.by
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 Stockholm to Cologne, Cologne South, Airport
Ave. Duration
23 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $140
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Cologne, Cologne South, Airport to Lyon, Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
10 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
Tallink
Phone
+49 (0)40 547 541 222
Email
international.sales@tallinksilja.com
Website
tallink.com
Car ferry from Tallinn to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$150 - $280
Schedules at
tallink.com
Passenger
$219
Vehicle
$225
Cabin
$276

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LOT, KLM, Air France and seven other airlines offer flights from Tallinn Airport to Lyon Airport.

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The best way to get from Tallinn to Tallinn Airport is to bus which takes 4 min and costs .

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