Berlin to Lyon by train

  • First train
    04:12
  • Last train
    00:29
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    10hr 6m
  • Distance
    979 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    30
  • Avg. journey time
    16hr 38m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Berlin to Lyon by train

Fast trains from Berlin to Lyon take around 10 hours and 6 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 979 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Berlin and Lyon.

1. Are there direct trains from Berlin to Lyon?

Journeys between Berlin and Lyon usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 28 departures on the route from Berlin to Lyon every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 33 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Berlin to Lyon?

The Berlin to Lyon train travel time is normally about 10 hours and 6 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Berlin to Lyon train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Lyon is usually scheduled to depart Berlin around 04:12 and the last train is around 00:29. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Berlin around 04:35, and the last at 00:16.

When to book Berlin to Lyon train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 6 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Berlin to Lyon by train.

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Which train companies operate between Berlin and Lyon?

More than one train company operates on the route from Berlin to Lyon, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Alleo
  • ICE
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Intercités
  • Regional-Express
  • Südwestdeutsche Verkehrs-AG
  • TER
  • TGV
  • Thalys
  • Train Express Regional

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.