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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly Tallinn to Lyon  •  7h 37m

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

$123 - $259

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Ferry to Helsinki, fly to Lyon  •  8h 36m

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

$165 - $273

Fly Tallinn to Geneva, train  •  9h 39m

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

$140 - $430

Bus, train  •  36h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Tallinn to Rīga 920
  2. Take the bus from Rīga to Berlin
  3. Take the train from Berlin Südkreuz to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice
  4. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv

$306 - $442

Bus Eurolines FR  •  44h 8m

  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 Sindbad  •  47h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Tallinna bussijaam to Pärnu bussijaam 212 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Pärnu to Rīga 920
  3. Take the bus from Rīga to Suwałki
  4. Take the bus from Suwałki to Genève
  5. Take the bus from Genève to Lyon

$126 - $219

Bus, night train, train  •  46h 11m

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

$281 - $419

Drive, train  •  30h 14m

  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  •  27h 26m

  1. Drive from Tallinn to Lyon 1607.1 miles

$340 - $500

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The cheapest way to get from Tallinn to Lyon is to fly which costs 100€ - 230€ and takes 7h 37m.

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The quickest way to get from Tallinn to Lyon is to fly which costs 100€ - 230€ and takes 7h 37m.

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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 44h 8m.

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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 36h 54m and costs 260€ - 390€.

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It takes approximately 7h 37m 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 7h 37m and costs 100€ - 230€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 180€ - 300€ and takes 44h 8m.

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There is no direct flight from Tallinn Airport to Lyon Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 55m 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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  • Distance: 1259.4 miles
  • Duration: 7h 37m

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

Finnair, Lufthansa and 11 other airlines fly from Tallinn to Lyon every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Tallinn to Lyon via Rīga, Białystok, and Bialystok in around 44h 8m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Tallinn to Lyon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $650
Flights from Helsinki to Lyon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $600
Flights from Tallinn to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $2,500
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Tallinn to Lyon via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$370 - $850
Flights from Helsinki to Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,100
Flights from Helsinki to Lyon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $1,100
Flights from Tallinn to Geneva via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
5h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Tallinn to Lyon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $300
Flights from Helsinki to Lyon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Helsinki to Lyon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $1,100
Flights from Tallinn to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $370
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Tallinn to Lyon via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Helsinki to Lyon via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Tallinn to Geneva via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Tallinn to Lyon via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $460
Flights from Tallinn to Geneva via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from Tallinn to Geneva via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $440
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Tallinn to Lyon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $300
Flights from Helsinki to Lyon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Tallinn to Geneva via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $370
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Tallinn to Lyon via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $390
Flights from Tallinn to Geneva via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Tallinn to Lyon via Vienna
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$90 - $310
Flights from Tallinn to Geneva via Vienna
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Tallinn to Geneva via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Tallinn to Geneva via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Tallinn to Lyon via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $300
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Tallinn to Lyon via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $550
Blue Air
Website
blueairweb.com
Flights from Helsinki to Lyon via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Tallinn to Geneva via Athens
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $410
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Tallinn to Geneva via Riga
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Train operators
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. 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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Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Gare de Genève to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$28 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $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 Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 Berlin Südkreuz to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
bahn.de
Train from Lüneburg to Basel Bad Bf
Ave. Duration
5h 57m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$150 - $240
Website
bahn.de
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
5h 58m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $150
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$130 - $150
1st Class
$180 - $270
Train from Strasbourg to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$95 - $110
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$95 - $110
1st Class
$130 - $190
Bus operators
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Tallinn to Rīga
Ave. Duration
4h 14m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Rīga to Berlin
Ave. Duration
19h 30m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Rīga to Białystok
Ave. Duration
6h 54m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Pärnu to Rīga
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Rīga to Suwałki
Ave. Duration
5h 22m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Temptrans
Phone
+372 600 6022
Email
temptrans@temptrans.ee
Website
temptrans.ee
Bus from Tallinn to Riga
Ave. Duration
5h 29m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
Temptrans
Bus from Pärnu Bus to Riga
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
Temptrans
Bus from Tallinn to Minsk Tsentralny
Ave. Duration
14h 10m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
Temptrans
Eurolines FR
Taisto Liinid OÜ
Phone
+372 515 1882
Email
info@taisto.ee
Website
taisto.ee
Bus from Tallinna bussijaam to Pärnu bussijaam
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
Taisto Liinid OÜ
Lux Express
Email
info@luxexpress.eu
Website
luxexpress.eu
Bus from Tallinna bussijaam to Pärnu bussijaam
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
luxexpress.eu
Go Bus AS
Phone
631 0011
Email
info@gobus.ee
Website
gobus.ee
Bus from Tallinna bussijaam to Pärnu bussijaam
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
Go Bus AS
Peatus Estonia
Website
peatus.ee
Bus from Tallinna bussijaam to Pärnu bussijaam
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
Peatus Estonia
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Genève to Lyon
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$20 - $25
Book at
eurolines.ch
Minsktrans
Phone
(+375 17) 219-86-01
Email
info@minsktrans.by
Website
minsktrans.by
Bus from Tallinn to Minsk
Ave. Duration
14h 50m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$26 - $70
Schedules at
minsktrans.by
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Lyon is 1h behind Tallinn. It is currently 3:43 PM in Tallinn and 2:43 PM in Lyon.

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

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Brussels Airlines, LOT, KLM and eight other airlines offer flights from Tallinn Airport to Lyon Airport.

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There are 1124+ hotels available in Lyon. Prices start at $62 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Tallinn to Tallinn Airport is to line 4 tram which takes 18m and costs 1€ - 2€.

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