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Frankfurt (Main) to Lyon Part-Dieu by train

It takes an average of 8h 42m to travel from Frankfurt (Main) to Lyon Part-Dieu by train, over a distance of around 348 miles (560 km). There are normally 20 trains per day travelling from Frankfurt (Main) to Lyon Part-Dieu and tickets for this journey start from $47.50 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 5h 50m
PriceFrom $47.50
Distance348 miles (560 km)
Frequency20 trains per day
First train02:45
Last train22:08
Departure stationFrankfurt (Main)
Arrival stationLyon Part-Dieu
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsBlaBlaCar Bus, SNCF, Flixbus

Frankfurt (Main) to Lyon Part-Dieu train times

Check out the next trains departing from Frankfurt (Main) to Lyon Part-Dieu for Monday Oct 18th 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesTrainDuration
02:45 Frankfurt (Main) Hbf10:57 Lyon Part-DieuICE 209 Deutsche Bahn (DB) Get tickets8h 12m, 2 changes
04:02 Frankfurt (Main) Süd10:57 Lyon Part-DieuIC 60401 Deutsche Bahn (DB) Get tickets6h 55m, 3 changes
05:56 Frankfurt (Main) Hbf12:56 Lyon Part-DieuICE 9558 Deutsche Bahn (DB) Get tickets7h 0m, 1 change
06:56 Frankfurt (Main) Hbf13:04 Lyon Part-DieuICE 9568 Deutsche Bahn (DB) Get tickets6h 8m, 1 change
07:10 Frankfurt (Main) Hbf14:56 Lyon Part-DieuICE 824 Deutsche Bahn (DB) Get tickets7h 46m, 5 changes
08:01 Frankfurt (Main) Hbf15:44 Lyon Part-DieuEurocity-Express 151 DB/SBB/TI Get tickets7h 43m, 3 changes
08:56 Frankfurt (Main) Hbf15:56 Lyon Part-DieuICE 9556 Deutsche Bahn (DB) Get tickets7h 0m, 2 changes
08:56 Frankfurt (Main) Hbf16:56 Lyon Part-DieuICE 9556 Deutsche Bahn (DB) Get tickets8h 0m, 1 change
10:06 Frankfurt (Main) Hbf17:04 Lyon Part-DieuICE 71 Deutsche Bahn (DB) Get tickets6h 58m, 2 changes
10:50 Frankfurt (Main) Hbf17:56 Lyon Part-DieuICE 277 Deutsche Bahn (DB) Get tickets7h 6m, 2 changes

SNCF and TGV trains from Frankfurt (Main) to Lyon Part-Dieu

You can travel from Frankfurt (Main) to Lyon Part-Dieu on SNCF and TGV trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

PhotoCtruongngoc, under licence CC BY-SA 3.0

SNCF is the national train operator of France. It operates all domestic trains and routes across France, as well as international services to Spain and Germany. There are three different types of domestic trains that operate under the SNCF banner – TGV (high-speed, full-service trains that connect the major cities in France), Intercités (usually a more frequent stopping service, but with all the amenities), and TER (regional train services with basic onboard facilities).

PhotoErmell, under licence CC BY-SA 3.0

TGV is the high-speed train service of the SNCF company. It connects the major cities of France at speeds of up to 200 mph (320 km/h). All TGV trains are equipped with a food carriage, a free WiFi connection, power sockets and fold-down tables. Two comfort classes are offered – First Class and Second Class, with flexible fare options available and access to the Grand Voyageur lounge in some stations.

Cheap train tickets from Frankfurt (Main) to Lyon Part-Dieu

The price of train tickets from Frankfurt (Main) to Lyon Part-Dieu starts at $47.50 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Frankfurt (Main) to Lyon Part-Dieu by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

FAQs for Frankfurt (Main) to Lyon Part-Dieu

Want to know more about your journey from Frankfurt (Main) to Lyon Part-Dieu? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Frankfurt (Main) to Lyon Part-Dieu take?

The average journey time by train between Frankfurt (Main) and Lyon Part-Dieu is 8 hours and 42 minutes, with around 20 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Frankfurt (Main) and Lyon Part-Dieu by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Frankfurt (Main) to Lyon Part-Dieu is 5 hours and 50 minutes.

How much does the train from Frankfurt (Main) to Lyon Part-Dieu cost?

Train tickets from Frankfurt (Main) to Lyon Part-Dieu can start from as little as $47.50 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Frankfurt (Main) to Lyon Part-Dieu?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Frankfurt (Main) to Lyon Part-Dieu without having to change trains. There is 1 direct train from Frankfurt (Main) to Lyon Part-Dieu each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Frankfurt (Main) to Lyon Part-Dieu leave?

The first train from Frankfurt (Main) to Lyon Part-Dieu leaves at 02:45. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Frankfurt (Main) to Lyon Part-Dieu leave?

The last train from Frankfurt (Main) to Lyon Part-Dieu leaves at 22:08. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Frankfurt (Main) and Lyon Part-Dieu by train?

Trains travelling from Frankfurt (Main) to Lyon Part-Dieu cover a distance of around 348 miles (560 km) during the journey.

The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Frankfurt (Main) to Lyon Part-Dieu for a typical week day using timetable data for 10/18/2021. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 11/11/2021 for travel on 11/11/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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