Nuremberg to Lyon by train

  • First train
    04:35
  • Last train
    00:53
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    8hr 14m
  • Distance
    626 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    26
  • Avg. journey time
    17hr 19m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Nuremberg to Lyon by train

Fast trains from Nuremberg to Lyon take around 8 hours and 14 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 626 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Nuremberg and Lyon.

1. Are there direct trains from Nuremberg to Lyon?

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

We usually find around 28 departures on the route from Nuremberg 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 26 departures.

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

The Nuremberg to Lyon train travel time is normally about 8 hours and 14 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Lyon is usually scheduled to depart Nuremberg around 04:35 and the last train is around 00:53. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Nuremberg around 04:58, and the last at 00:53.

When to book Nuremberg to Lyon 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 Nuremberg to Lyon by train.

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Which train companies operate between Nuremberg and Lyon?

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

  • Alleo
  • ICE
  • Inter City Express
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Interregio-Express
  • Nahreisezug
  • Regional-Express
  • Regionalbahn
  • S-Bahn
  • TGV
  • Thalys

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.