Nottingham to Lyon by train

  • First train
    04:56
  • Last train
    23:10
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    7hr 4m
  • Distance
    916 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    27
  • Avg. journey time
    14hr 32m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Nottingham to Lyon by train

Fast trains from Nottingham to Lyon take around 7 hours and 4 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 916 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Nottingham and Lyon.

1. Are there direct trains from Nottingham to Lyon?

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

We usually find around 28 departures on the route from Nottingham 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 22 departures.

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

The Nottingham to Lyon train travel time is normally about 7 hours and 4 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Lyon is usually scheduled to depart Nottingham around 04:56 and the last train is around 23:10. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Nottingham around 05:05, and the last at 22:20.

When to book Nottingham to Lyon 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 Nottingham to Lyon by train.

Help with booking alerts

Which train companies operate between Nottingham and Lyon?

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

  • East Midlands Railway
  • East Midlands Trains
  • Eurostar
  • First Hull Trains
  • TER
  • 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.

Other journeys to Lyon View all journeys to Lyon

Buy train and bus tickets for UK and Europe - the easy way

  • Easy, fast and cheap
  • Pay in EUR, GBP or USD
  • Cheaper UK tickets with Pricehack
  • 100% human support

Subscribe to our newsletter

Subscribe to receive top tips, train news and travel inspiration straight to your inbox

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.