There are 6 ways to get from Warsaw to Lyon by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Lyon  •  5 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Warsaw (WAW) to Lyon (LYS) WAW - LYS

$92 - $253

5 alternative options

Fly to Geneva, train  •  7 h 59 min

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

$111 - $284

Train  •  21 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Warszawa Wschodnia to Strasbourg En
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv

$256 - $342

Bus  •  28 h

  1. Take the bus from Warszaw to Lyon

$170 - $240

Bus, train  •  29 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Warsaw to Genève
  2. Take the train from Genève to Lyon-Perrache

$116 - $191

Drive  •  15 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Warsaw to Lyon 1073.9 miles

$230 - $340

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Warszaw and arriving at Lyon. Services depart three times a week, and operate Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 28 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Warsaw to Lyon. However, there are services departing from Warszawa Śródmieście and arriving at Lyon Part Dieu via Warszawa Wschodnia and Strasbourg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 22 min.

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The distance between Warsaw and Lyon is 1378 km. The road distance is 1718.3 km.

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The best way to get from Warsaw to Lyon without a car is to train which takes 21 h 22 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 19 min to get from Warsaw to Lyon, including transfers.

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Warsaw to Lyon bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Warszaw station.

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Warsaw to Lyon train services, operated by Polish Railways (PKP), depart from Warszawa Wschodnia station.

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The best way to get from Warsaw to Lyon is to fly which takes 5 h 19 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 21 h 22 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 28 h.

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The quickest flight from Warsaw Airport to Lyon Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 20 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Warsaw to Lyon.
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  • Distance: 861 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 19 min

What companies run services between Warsaw, Poland and Lyon, France?

Wizz Air, Austrian Airlines and four other airlines fly from Warsaw to Lyon every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Warsaw to Lyon via Warszawa Wschodnia and Strasbourg in around 21 h 22 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Warsaw to Lyon via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $500
Flights from Warsaw to Geneva via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $500
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Warsaw to Lyon via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $800
Flights from Warsaw to Lyon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $800
Flights from Warsaw to Geneva
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Warsaw to Lyon via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $800
Flights from Warsaw to Lyon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $800
Flights from Warsaw to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Warsaw to Lyon via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Warsaw to Geneva via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Warsaw to Lyon via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $380
Flights from Warsaw to Geneva via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Warsaw to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Warsaw to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $420
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Warsaw to Lyon
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $650
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Warsaw to Geneva
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Warsaw to Geneva via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Warsaw to Geneva via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
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
Train from Genève to Lyon-Perrache
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
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 Warszawa Wschodnia to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
15 h 46 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$160 - $230
Website
Intercity.pl
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Bus operators
Eurolines FR
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Warsaw to Genève
Ave. Duration
24 h 45 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Book at
eurolines.ch
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Warszawa to Geneva
Ave. Duration
28 h 36 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl
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Warsaw to Lyon train services, operated by TGV, arrive at Lyon Part Dieu station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Warsaw to Lyon is 1718 km. It takes approximately 15 h 13 min to drive from Warsaw to Lyon.

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Wizz Air, Austrian Airlines, Brussels Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Warsaw Airport to Lyon Airport.

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There are 1069+ hotels available in Lyon. Prices start at $62 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Warsaw to Warsaw Airport is to train which takes 20 min and costs .

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