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Taking the train from Lyon to Rüdesheim (Rhein) in 7 hours 31 minutes

Thinking about taking the train from Lyon to Rüdesheim (Rhein)? We’ve got you covered.

It usually takes around 11 hours 57 minutes to travel the 324 miles (521 km) from Lyon to Rüdesheim (Rhein) by train, although you can get there in as little as 7 hours 31 minutes on the fastest services. You’ll normally find around 29 trains per day running on this route. You’ll need to make 1 change along the way as there aren't any direct services on this line.

Train tickets from Lyon to Rüdesheim (Rhein) start from €66.90 when you book in advance, which can be cheaper than buying them on the day. Start a search in our Journey Planner to check out the latest prices.

Keen to book your train tickets to Rüdesheim (Rhein)? No need to wait, start a search with us today! If you want to find out a bit more about the journey first, you can find our train timetable below, tips on booking cheap tickets and our FAQs, including first and last train times.

Lyon to Rüdesheim (Rhein) by train

It takes an average of 11h 57m to travel from Lyon to Rüdesheim (Rhein) by train, over a distance of around 324 miles (521 km). There are normally 29 trains per day travelling from Lyon to Rüdesheim (Rhein) and tickets for this journey start from €66.90 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 7h 31m
PriceFrom €66.90
Distance324 miles (521 km)
Frequency29 trains per day
First train05:50
Last train20:38
Departure stationLyon
Arrival stationRüdesheim (Rhein)
Changes1 change

Lyon to Rüdesheim (Rhein) train times

Check out the next trains departing from Lyon to Rüdesheim (Rhein) for Tuesday 2nd November 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
09:38 19:05 9h 27m, 4 changes
10:34 19:11 8h 37m, 2 changes
12:04 21:52 9h 48m, 4 changes
12:04 22:05 10h 1m, 2 changes
13:04 22:05 9h 1m, 2 changes
14:04 04:52 14h 48m, 3 changes
15:04 04:52 13h 48m, 3 changes
17:03 05:05 12h 2m, 6 changes
17:03 05:52 12h 49m, 3 changes
17:16 05:05 11h 49m, 7 changes

Cheap train tickets from Lyon to Rüdesheim (Rhein)

The price of train tickets from Lyon to Rüdesheim (Rhein) starts at €66.90 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 Lyon to Rüdesheim (Rhein) 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 Lyon to Rüdesheim (Rhein)? 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 Lyon to Rüdesheim (Rhein) take?

The average journey time by train between Lyon and Rüdesheim (Rhein) is 11 hours and 57 minutes, with around 29 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 Lyon and Rüdesheim (Rhein) by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Lyon to Rüdesheim (Rhein) is 7 hours and 31 minutes.

How much does the train from Lyon to Rüdesheim (Rhein) cost?

Train ticket prices from Lyon to Rüdesheim (Rhein) can start from as little as €66.90 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 Lyon to Rüdesheim (Rhein)?

No, there are no direct train services from Lyon to Rüdesheim (Rhein). Travelling from Lyon to Rüdesheim (Rhein) by train will require a minimum of 1 change.

What time does the first train from Lyon to Rüdesheim (Rhein) leave?

The first train from Lyon to Rüdesheim (Rhein) leaves at 05:50. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Lyon to Rüdesheim (Rhein) leave?

The last train from Lyon to Rüdesheim (Rhein) leaves at 20:38. 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 Lyon and Rüdesheim (Rhein) by train?

Trains travelling from Lyon to Rüdesheim (Rhein) cover a distance of around 324 miles (521 km) during the journey.

The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Lyon to Rüdesheim (Rhein) for a typical week day using timetable data for 11/02/2021. 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 10/06/2021 for travel on 10/06/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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