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Route overview
Avg. journey time10h 17m
Fare range€45.00 - €228.00
Distance501km
Train operatorsDB,
First & last trains
First train departs at00:18
Last train departs at20:12
Fastest journey
Fastest route6h 41m
Changes1 change
Stations
Origin StationHeilbronn
Destination StationLyon

Heilbronn to Lyon train times

Check out the next trains departing from Heilbronn to Lyon for Tuesday 22nd Jan 2019. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
13:07
19:56
Heilbronn
Lyon
6h 49m
1 change
13:56
21:30
Heilbronn
Lyon
7h 34m
3 changes
13:56
22:00
Heilbronn
Lyon
8h 04m
2 changes
14:07
22:00
Heilbronn
Lyon
7h 53m
3 changes
14:12
22:00
Heilbronn
Lyon
7h 48m
4 changes

Deutsche Bahn, ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity) and TGV Lyria trains from Heilbronn to Lyon

You can travel from Heilbronn to Lyon on Deutsche Bahn, ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity) and TGV Lyria 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.

PhotoJoachimKohlerBremen, under licence CC BY-SA 4.0

The Deutsche Bahn Group is owned by the German State and controls the majority of rail traffic in Germany as well as in many border regions of the country. Every year, Deutsche Bahn transports several billion passengers and many stations in Germany are served exclusively by DB trains, including the ICE, IC and EC fleet.

PhotoNelso Silva, under licence CC BY-SA 2.0

The high-speed train of Deutsche Bahn, with a maximum speed of 330 km/h, the ICE connects major cities and is also used for international travel to neighbouring countries such as Austria, France and Denmark. This train is equipped with air conditioning, a dining car, a children's compartment and power sockets. Passengers enjoy a free WiFi connection throughout the duration of the ICE trip.

PhotoFalk2, under licence CC4.0

An express train running on German domestic routes, the Intercity is a little slower than the ICE and is also used for long distance trips. The integrated circuit covers long distances with a maximum speed of 200 km/h. In recent years, trains of the new generation "Intercity 2" run on some lines at 160 km/h only – these trains, however, offer extra legroom and extra space for toddlers. They are also equipped with air conditioning, a food carriage and wheelchair parking spaces.

PhotoChabe01, under licence CC BY-SA 4.0

TGV Lyria links France to Switzerland and can travel at a maximum speed of 320 km/h. Resulting from the collaboration between SNCF and SBB, TGV Lyria has three comfort classes on all trains. Standard (equivalent to the Second Class TGV, with comfortable seats), Standard 1ère (with more legroom and access to the SNCF show Grand Voyageur at the Gare de Lyon in Paris) and Business 1ère (available all week except Saturday, on some lines only).

How long does it take to travel from Heilbronn to Lyon by train?

The average journey time between Heilbronn and Lyon is 10 hours and 17 minutes and the fastest journey time is 6 hours and 41 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 21 trains per day travelling from Heilbronn to Lyon. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What time is the first and last train of the day from Heilbronn to Lyon?

The first train from Heilbronn to Lyon departs at 00:18. The last train from Heilbronn to Lyon departs at 20:12. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services. Alternatively, some popular routes may run throughout the night at a reduced frequency. There may also be less services on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Are there direct train services between Heilbronn and Lyon?

No, it is not possible to travel from Heilbronn to Lyon without having to change trains. To travel from Heilbronn to Lyon will require a minimum of 1 change. More changes may be necessary on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Lyon to Heilbronn.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Heilbronn to Lyon for a typical week day using timetable data for 22/01/2019. 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 11/11/2018 for travel on 02/12/2018 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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