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Trip Dusseldorf Lyon

Plan your trip by train, bus, carpooling, plane from Dusseldorf to Lyon

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How to get from Dusseldorf to Lyon?

We are suggesting 26 routes by train, bus, carpooling, plane to plan your trip Dusseldorf Lyon. Routes displayed are sorted depending on a performance indicator (calculated from number of changes, expected duration, distance between an airport and the center of the city it serves...). You'll be able to:
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  • Locate cities of Dusseldorf and Lyon on a map as well as the route Dusseldorf Lyon and the different connecting points (Lyon-Perrache Railway Station, Lyon-Part-Dieu Railway Station, Lyon Coach Station, Lyon Part-Dieu - Gare routière Villette Coach Station, Dusseldorf Airport, ...) by clicking on the 'Details & Map' button.
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All modes of transport Dusseldorf Lyon

For your trip from Dusseldorf (North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany) to Lyon (Rhône-Alpes, France) with a distance of 387 mi you will be able to take 4 modes of transport, eventually by combining plane, carpooling, bus and/or train, and according to which the duration of the journey will be significantly different.
With Blablacar you will probably find drivers sharing a ride on the itinerary Dusseldorf-Lyon.
No coach company allows you to get you directly to Lyon from Dusseldorf without changing buses, you will have to take the coach lines Dusseldorf-Geneva and Geneva-Lyon.
You will board a coach of Eurolines CH in Dusseldorf. The bus will drop you off at Geneva bus station (0.4 mi from Geneva, Switzerland). Please make sure to show up on time at Düsseldorf bus station (0.2 mi from Dusseldorf) at least 15 minutes before the time of departure for Geneva. Once arrived in Geneva, take another coach of ALSA, Eurolines, OUIBUS or FlixBus that will take you to Lyon bus station (Rhône-Alpes France).
It is not possible to travel directly by train from Dusseldorf to Lyon without changing trains. You can take the train Geneva-Lyon and travel by bus to get to your final destination.
Trains TER, TGV Lyria or Intercités Lunéa of SNCF or TGV Lyria to Lyon leave from Genève Gare de Cornavin railway station in Geneva. Arrival in Lyon will take place at Lyon-Perrache station (1.4 mi from the city centre).
No flight allows you to fly directly to Lyon from Dusseldorf. You can take the flight Dusseldorf-Geneva and complete the other part of your journey traveling by bus.
Leave Dusseldorf and arrive early enough (at least 2 hours before the departure time) at Dusseldorf DUS airport, 3.8 mi away, to check in your luggage for the flight to Geneva (Geneva-Cointrin International airport, IATA code: GVA) operated by Air Berlin, Germanwings or Lufthansa.

Which carriers to travel between Dusseldorf and Lyon?

Bus companies
The bus company Eurolines CH operates the intercity service from the bus station of Düsseldorf in Dusseldorf and to the one of Geneva ( Switzerland)
FlixBus is the bus operator that allows to travel on the lines between the city of Dusseldorf (serving Düsseldorf bus station at 0.9 mi from centre) and the city of Leverkusen where the coach will drop you off at Leverkusen station situated at about 0.2 mi from Leverkusen city centre. and from the bus station of Leverkusen in Leverkusen and to the one of Lyon Part-Dieu - Gare routière Villette (Rhône-Alpes France)
The coach company ALSA carries out the route between the city of Geneva (serving Geneva bus station at 0.4 mi from centre) and the city of Lyon where the coach will drop you off at Lyon station situated at about 1.3 mi from Lyon city centre.
The network of Eurolines includes a coach line from the bus station of Genève aéroport secteur international in Geneva and to the one of Lyon Part-Dieu - Gare routière Villette (Rhône-Alpes France)
The bus company OUIBUS operates the intercity service between the city of Geneva (serving Geneva bus station at 0.4 mi from centre) and the city of Lyon where the coach will drop you off at Lyon station situated at about 1.3 mi from Lyon city centre.
Railway companies
SNCF provides a rail connection Geneva-Lyon with the train TER from Genève Gare de Cornavin railway station (0.4 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Lyon-Perrache at arrival (1.4 mi from centre)
HKX transports passengers on a rail line from Dusseldorf to Bonn with the train which leaves Düsseldorf Hbf station to arrive at Bonn Hbf railway station (North Rhine-Westphalia Germany)
TGV Lyria operates the train journey Geneva-Lyon with the train TGV Lyria from Genève Gare de Cornavin railway station (0.4 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Lyon-Part-Dieu at arrival (1.3 mi from centre)
Deutsche Bahn provides a rail connection from Dusseldorf to Leverkusen with the train RE1 which leaves Düsseldorf Hbf station to arrive at Leverkusen Mitte railway station (North Rhine-Westphalia Germany)
SBB CFF FFS transports passengers on a rail line Dusseldorf-Bonn with the train InterCity (IC) from Düsseldorf Hbf railway station (0.9 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Bonn Hbf at arrival (0.1 mi from centre)
ÖBB operates the train journey from Dusseldorf to Bonn with the train InterCity (IC) which leaves Düsseldorf Hbf station to arrive at Bonn Hbf railway station (North Rhine-Westphalia Germany)
Carpooling
Depending on the requested date, Blablacar can display an offer to share a ride Dusseldorf-Lyon (388.4 mi)
Airlines
Air Berlin carries out a flight from Dusseldorf DUS airport situated 3.8 mi away from the city centre of Dusseldorf to Geneva (arrival at Geneva-Cointrin International GVA airport)
Germanwings flies on the route from Dusseldorf DUS airport (located 3.8 mi from Dusseldorf, Germany) to Geneva (serving Geneva-Cointrin International GVA airport)
Lufthansa schedules the flight from Dusseldorf DUS airport situated 3.8 mi away from the city centre of Dusseldorf to Geneva (arrival at Geneva-Cointrin International GVA airport)

Stop cities from Dusseldorf or cities to visit near Lyon

When travelling from Lyon to Dusseldorf by plane, carpooling, bus, train, you might have to change at Geneva located at 70 mi from Lyon (Switzerland) Leverkusen 16 mi away from Dusseldorf, Bonn situated at 37 mi from Dusseldorf (Germany). If you have some time on your way to Lyon or back to Dusseldorf, this may be a really good opportunity to visit and have a short stay in those cities.
 
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