Looking to travel from Lyon to Berlin by train? You've come to the right place!
On average, it takes around 14 hours 54 minutes to travel from Lyon to Berlin by train, the fastest services can get you there in as little as 10 hours 13 minutes though. You'll usually find 33 trains per day running along the 974 km route between these two destinations. You'll need to make 1 change during the journey to Berlin, as there currently aren't any direct services on this route.
Plan your trip ahead of time and book early if you want to snap up the cheapest fares. Tickets from Lyon to Berlin start from $49.68 when you book in advance, so start a search in our Journey Planner to view the latest prices.
If you're feeling ready to book, start looking for cheap train tickets with us today. Keep reading for more information on the journey to Berlin by train, including our train schedule where you can view first and last train times.
|Journey time||From 10h 13m|
|Distance||605 miles (974 km)|
|Frequency||33 trains per day|
|Train and bus operators||Flixbus|
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 Lyon to Berlin by booking early.§
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.
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!
For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.
The average journey time by train between Lyon and Berlin is 14 hours and 54 minutes, with around 33 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.
The fastest journey time by train from Lyon to Berlin is 10 hours and 13 minutes.
Train tickets from Lyon to Berlin can start from as little as $49.68 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.
No, there are no direct train services from Lyon to Berlin. Travelling from Lyon to Berlin by train will require a minimum of 1 change.
The first train from Lyon to Berlin leaves at 05:50. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Lyon to Berlin leaves at 21:04. 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.
Trains travelling from Lyon to Berlin cover a distance of around 605 miles (974 km) during the journey.