Lyon to Hanover by train

  • First train
    05:50
  • Last train
    20:38
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    8hr 13m
  • Distance
    823 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    2
  • Avg. journey time
    12hr 25m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Lyon to Hanover by train

Fast trains from Lyon to Hanover take around 8 hours and 13 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 823 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Lyon and Hanover.

1. Are there direct trains from Lyon to Hanover?

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

We usually find around 12 departures on the route from Lyon to Hanover 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 10 departures.

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

The Lyon to Hanover train travel time is normally about 8 hours and 13 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Hanover is usually scheduled to depart Lyon around 05:50 and the last train is around 20:38. This is the same at the weekend.

When to book Lyon to Hanover 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 Lyon to Hanover by train.

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Which train companies operate between Lyon and Hanover?

More than one train company operates on the route from Lyon to Hanover, 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.