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Lyon to Newcastle upon Tyne by train

  • First train
    05:34
  • Last train
    17:34
  • Avg changes
    2
  • Fastest journey
    8hr 22m
  • Distance
    1,128 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    19
  • Avg. journey time
    11hr 19m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Lyon to Newcastle upon Tyne by train

Fast trains from Lyon to Newcastle upon Tyne take around 8 hours and 22 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 1,128 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Lyon and Newcastle upon Tyne.

1. Are there direct trains from Lyon to Newcastle upon Tyne?

Journeys between Lyon and Newcastle upon Tyne usually involve 2 changes of train.

We usually find around 20 departures on the route from Lyon to Newcastle upon Tyne 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 16 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Lyon to Newcastle upon Tyne?

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

3. What are the Lyon to Newcastle upon Tyne train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Newcastle upon Tyne is usually scheduled to depart Lyon around 05:34 and the last train is around 17:34. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Lyon around 05:50, and the last at 18:50.

When to book Lyon to Newcastle upon Tyne 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 Newcastle upon Tyne by train.

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Which train companies operate between Lyon and Newcastle upon Tyne?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • East Midlands Trains
  • Eurostar
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • TGV
  • Train Express Regional
  • UK Rail Connections

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

Newcastle upon Tyne to Lyon by train

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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.