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The average journey time between Lyon and Völklingen is 6 hours and 27 minutes and the fastest journey time is 5 hours and 8 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 9 trains per day travelling from Lyon to Völklingen. 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 Lyon to Völklingen departs at 07:25. The last train from Lyon to Völklingen departs at 17:04. 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 Lyon to Völklingen without having to change trains. To travel from Lyon to Völklingen 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 Völklingen to Lyon.