Lyon to Düsseldorf by train

  • First train
    05:34
  • Last train
    22:34
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    6hr 36m
  • Distance
    630 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    5
  • Avg. journey time
    9hr 31m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Lyon to Düsseldorf by train

Fast trains from Lyon to Düsseldorf take around 6 hours and 36 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 630 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Lyon and Düsseldorf.

1. Are there direct trains from Lyon to Düsseldorf?

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

We usually find around 6 departures on the route from Lyon to Düsseldorf 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 7 departures.

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

The Lyon to Düsseldorf train travel time is normally about 6 hours and 36 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Düsseldorf is usually scheduled to depart Lyon around 05:34 and the last train is around 21:04. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Lyon around 08:30, and the last at 22:34.

When to book Lyon to Düsseldorf 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 Lyon to Düsseldorf by train.

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Which train companies operate between Lyon and Düsseldorf?

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

  • Eurocity (EC)
  • ICE
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • TGV
  • Thalys

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.