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Manchester to Lyon by train
Fastest journey8hr 5m
Trains per day32
Avg. journey time14hr 53m
Travelling from Manchester to Lyon by train
Fast trains from Manchester to Lyon take around 8 hours and 5 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 1,004 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Manchester and Lyon.
1. Are there direct trains from Manchester to Lyon?
Journeys between Manchester and Lyon usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 34 departures on the route from Manchester to Lyon 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 29 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Manchester to Lyon?
The Manchester to Lyon train travel time is normally about 8 hours and 5 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Manchester to Lyon train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Lyon is usually scheduled to depart Manchester around 05:05 and the last train is around 00:01. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Manchester around 05:17, and the last at 00:55.
When to book Manchester to Lyon 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 Manchester to Lyon by train.
Which train companies operate between Manchester and Lyon?
More than one train company operates on the route from Manchester to Lyon, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Avanti West Coast
- East Midlands Trains
- First Hull Trains
- First TransPennine Express
- London Underground
- Northern Rail
- Train Express Regional
- TransPennine Express
- UK Rail Connections
- Virgin Trains
- West Midlands Trains
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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