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Swansea to Lyon by train

  • First train
    04:58
  • Last train
    21:45
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    9hr 22m
  • Distance
    923 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    22
  • Avg. journey time
    18hr 16m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Swansea to Lyon by train

Fast trains from Swansea to Lyon take around 9 hours and 22 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 923 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Swansea and Lyon.

1. Are there direct trains from Swansea to Lyon?

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

We usually find around 24 departures on the route from Swansea 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 16 departures.

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

The Swansea to Lyon train travel time is normally about 9 hours and 22 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Lyon is usually scheduled to depart Swansea around 04:58 and the last train is around 21:45. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Swansea around 05:59, and the last at 20:55.

When to book Swansea 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 Swansea to Lyon by train.

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Which train companies operate between Swansea and Lyon?

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

  • Eurostar
  • First Great Western
  • GWR
  • Great Western Railway
  • London Underground
  • TGV
  • Transport for Wales
  • UK Rail Connections

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.