Copenhagen to Lyon by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    17hr 7m
  • Distance
    1,236 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    26hr 44m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Copenhagen to Lyon by train

Fast trains from Copenhagen to Lyon take around 17 hours and 7 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 1,236 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Copenhagen and Lyon.

1. Are there direct trains from Copenhagen to Lyon?

Journeys between Copenhagen and Lyon usually involve 2 changes of train.

We usually find around 26 departures on the route from Copenhagen to Lyon every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 24 departures.

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

The Copenhagen to Lyon train travel time is normally about 17 hours and 7 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Lyon is usually scheduled to depart Copenhagen around 05:35 and the last train is around 00:05. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Copenhagen around 05:10, and the last at 00:05.

When to book Copenhagen to Lyon train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 5 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 Copenhagen to Lyon by train.

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Which train companies operate between Copenhagen and Lyon?

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

  • Autocar
  • Eurocity (EC)
  • Eurocity-Express
  • ICE
  • ICL
  • InterCityLyn
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Intercités
  • Interregio
  • Lyntog
  • Lyria
  • Metronom
  • Regional-Express
  • Regionalbahn
  • Regionalzug
  • S-Bahn
  • 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.