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Journey timeFrom 3h 27m
Price$56.86 - $298.25
Distance565km (351 miles)
Frequency6 trains per day
Departure stationBrussels Midi
Arrival stationLyon
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operators

Brussels Midi to Lyon train times

Check out the next trains departing from Brussels Midi to Lyon for Tuesday 19th Nov 2019. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
10:3314:003h 27m, direct
10:4314:564h 13m, 2 changes
11:1315:564h 43m, 1 change
12:3716:333h 56m, 2 changes
13:0917:043h 55m, direct
13:1317:564h 43m, 1 change
14:4318:564h 13m, 2 changes
14:4319:264h 43m, 1 change
15:1619:264h 10m, 2 changes
15:1619:564h 40m, 1 change

SNCF and TGV trains from Brussels Midi to Lyon

You can travel from Brussels Midi to Lyon 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 320 km/h. All TGV trains are equipped with a food carriage, a free WiFi connection, power sockets and removable shelves. Two comfort classes are offered – First Class and Second Class, with more flexible train tickets and access to the Grand Voyageur lounge in some stations.

Cheap train tickets from Brussels Midi to Lyon

Train tickets from Brussels Midi to Lyon start at €49 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in Advance, however, if you're booking last-minute tickets on the day, the average price is around €173.84.
lowest price found
from49
4 weeksin advance
avg. single price132.86
2 weeksin advance
avg. single price137.82
on the day
avg. single price173.84

Ahorra comprando tus billetes con la mayor antelación posible

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 Brussels Midi to Lyon by booking early.§

Descubre cómo encontrar billetes de tren más baratos

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.

Consulta (¡y obtén!) los descuentos y ofertas de tren del momento

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!

Utiliza tu tarjeta de descuento al comprar tus billetes de tren

Take a look at Tarjetas de descuento Renfe to check when European train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap 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.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Brussels Midi to Lyon? 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 Brussels Midi to Lyon take?

The average journey time by train between Brussels Midi and Lyon is 4 hours and 30 minutes, with around 30 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 Brussels Midi and Lyon by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Brussels Midi to Lyon is 3 hours and 27 minutes.

How much does the train from Brussels Midi to Lyon cost?

Train tickets from Brussels Midi to Lyon can start from as little as €49 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 Brussels Midi to Lyon?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Brussels Midi to Lyon without having to change trains. There are 6 direct trains from Brussels Midi to Lyon. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Brussels Midi to Lyon leave?

The first train from Brussels Midi to Lyon leaves at 06:00. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Brussels Midi to Lyon leave?

The last train from Brussels Midi to Lyon leaves at 21:13. 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 Brussels Midi and Lyon by train?

Trains travelling from Brussels Midi to Lyon cover a distance of around 565km during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Lyon to Brussels Midi. If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from Brussels Midi to Lyon.
Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. "14 days in advance" includes days 13 and 15. / The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Brussels Midi to Lyon for a typical week day using timetable data for 19/11/2019. 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 01/04/2019 for travel on 01/04/2019 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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