Lyon to León by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    12hr 39m
  • Distance
    902 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    20hr 50m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Lyon to León by train

Fast trains from Lyon to León take around 12 hours and 39 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 902 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Lyon and León.

1. Are there direct trains from Lyon to León?

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

We usually find around 9 departures on the route from Lyon to León 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 15 departures.

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

The Lyon to León train travel time is normally about 12 hours and 39 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to León is usually scheduled to depart Lyon around 07:02 and the last train is around 21:36. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Lyon around 07:02, and the last at 22:14.

When to book Lyon to León train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 4 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 León by train.

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Which train companies operate between Lyon and León?

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

  • AVE
  • Alvia
  • FS100
  • Trenhotel

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.