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Take the train from Brussels Nord (North) to Lyon Perrache in 4 hours 21 minutes

If you want to travel from Brussels Nord (North) to Lyon Perrache by train, you've come to the right place.

You can expect the journey from Brussels Nord (North) to Lyon Perrache by train to take around 5 hours 57 minutes. If you want to get there as quickly as possible, it can take as little as 4 hours 21 minutes on the fastest services. You’ll usually find around 15 trains per day running on this route, which spans 354 miles (569 km). You’ll have to make 2 changes along the way on your journey to Lyon Perrache. Both TGV and SNCF trains operate on this route, offering modern comfortable services with plenty of room for luggage as standard.

Use our Journey Planner at the top of the page to search for cheap ticket prices and we'll show you how much you can save. Tickets from Brussels Nord (North) to Lyon Perrache start from €67.00 when you book in advance.

If you want to know more about the journey, keep reading for timetables, tips on finding cheap tickets and FAQs, including first and last train times. Want to go straight to booking? Start a search with us today!

Brussels Nord (North) to Lyon Perrache by train

It takes an average of 5h 57m to travel from Brussels Nord (North) to Lyon Perrache by train, over a distance of around 354 miles (569 km). There are normally 15 trains per day travelling from Brussels Nord (North) to Lyon Perrache and tickets for this journey start from €67 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 4h 21m
PriceFrom €67
Distance354 miles (569 km)
Frequency15 trains per day
First train06:43
Last train19:52
Departure stationBrussels Nord (North)
Arrival stationLyon Perrache
Changes2 changes
Train and bus operatorsSNCF, Flixbus

Brussels Nord (North) to Lyon Perrache train times

Check out the next trains departing from Brussels Nord (North) to Lyon Perrache for Tuesday 1st February 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
07:01 11:59 4h 58m, 2 changes
08:48 14:09 5h 21m, 2 changes
09:19 15:59 6h 40m, 3 changes
09:19 16:09 6h 50m, 2 changes
11:48 17:16 5h 28m, 2 changes
12:01 18:09 6h 8m, 3 changes
13:52 18:39 4h 47m, 2 changes
13:52 19:09 5h 17m, 2 changes
14:01 20:43 6h 42m, 3 changes
15:39 20:59 5h 20m, 3 changes

SNCF and TGV trains from Brussels Nord (North) to Lyon Perrache

You can travel from Brussels Nord (North) to Lyon Perrache 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 Brussels Nord (North) to Lyon Perrache

The price of train tickets from Brussels Nord (North) to Lyon Perrache starts at €67 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 Brussels Nord (North) to Lyon Perrache 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.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Brussels Nord (North) to Lyon Perrache? 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 Nord (North) to Lyon Perrache take?

The average journey time by train between Brussels Nord (North) and Lyon Perrache is 5 hours and 57 minutes, with around 15 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 Nord (North) and Lyon Perrache by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Brussels Nord (North) to Lyon Perrache is 4 hours and 21 minutes.

How much does the train from Brussels Nord (North) to Lyon Perrache cost?

Train ticket prices from Brussels Nord (North) to Lyon Perrache can start from as little as €67 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from Brussels Nord (North) to Lyon Perrache?

No, there are no direct train services from Brussels Nord (North) to Lyon Perrache. Travelling from Brussels Nord (North) to Lyon Perrache by train will require a minimum of 2 changes.

What time does the first train from Brussels Nord (North) to Lyon Perrache leave?

The first train from Brussels Nord (North) to Lyon Perrache leaves at 06:43. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Brussels Nord (North) to Lyon Perrache leave?

The last train from Brussels Nord (North) to Lyon Perrache leaves at 19:52. 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 Nord (North) and Lyon Perrache by train?

Trains travelling from Brussels Nord (North) to Lyon Perrache cover a distance of around 354 miles (569 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Lyon Perrache to Brussels Nord (North).
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Brussels Nord (North) to Lyon Perrache for a typical week day using timetable data for 02/01/2022. 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 12/31/2021 for travel on 12/31/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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