Erfurt to Lyon by train

  • First train
    04:00
  • Last train
    11:34
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    8hr 22m
  • Distance
    743 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    2
  • Avg. journey time
    9hr 43m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Erfurt to Lyon by train

Fast trains from Erfurt to Lyon take around 8 hours and 22 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 743 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Erfurt and Lyon.

1. Are there direct trains from Erfurt to Lyon?

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

We usually find at least one departure on the route from Erfurt 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 3 departures.

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

The Erfurt to Lyon train travel time is normally about 8 hours and 22 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the only train to Lyon is usually scheduled to depart Erfurt around 04:00. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Erfurt around 06:13, and the last at 11:34.

When to book Erfurt 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 Erfurt to Lyon by train.

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Which train companies operate between Erfurt and Lyon?

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

  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • TGV

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.