Eurostar is the exclusive high-speed train service that links London to Paris, Brussels, Amsterdam and the rest of Europe at speeds of up to 320km/h. All Eurostar trains have modern, comfortable facilities, plenty of room for luggage, and onboard food and beverage car. There are three comfort classes on offer – Standard, Standard Premier (equivalent to Premium Economy, with light refreshments served), and Business Premier (equivalent to First or Business Class, with flexible travel options, priority boarding, lounge access and delicious food and drink included).
Train tickets from London to Lyon start at €51.50 if purchased from 3 to 6 months in advance. Prices for train journeys from London to Lyon start at €147.86 when you book at least 28 days in advance.* Tickets usually go on sale 3 months in advance, yet in some rare cases this can be up to 6 months. For more precise information on when you can book your tickets or whether there are any promotional sales, click here.
The average journey time between London and Lyon is 5 hours and 35 minutes and the fastest journey time is 4 hours and 55 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 24 trains per day travelling from London 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.
The first train from London to Lyon departs at 05:40. The last train from London to Lyon departs at 17:01. 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.
No, it is not possible to travel from London to Lyon without having to change trains. To travel from London 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.
By train, of course. See trains from Lyon to London.