Lyon to Copenhagen by train

  • First train
    08:34
  • Last train
    20:38
  • Avg changes
    2
  • Fastest journey
    17hr 56m
  • Distance
    1,236 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    2
  • Avg. journey time
    26hr 7m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Lyon to Copenhagen by train

Fast trains from Lyon to Copenhagen take around 17 hours and 56 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 1,236 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Lyon and Copenhagen.

1. Are there direct trains from Lyon to Copenhagen?

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

We usually find around 7 departures on the route from Lyon to Copenhagen 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 9 departures.

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

The Lyon to Copenhagen train travel time is normally about 17 hours and 56 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Copenhagen is usually scheduled to depart Lyon around 05:36 and the last train is around 20:38. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Lyon around 08:34, and the last at 20:38.

When to book Lyon to Copenhagen train tickets?

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

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Which train companies operate between Lyon and Copenhagen?

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

  • Eurocity (EC)
  • 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.