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Trip Edinburgh Lyon

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

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How to get from Edinburgh to Lyon?

We are suggesting 23 routes by train, bus, carpooling, plane to plan your trip Edinburgh 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:
  • Sort results depending on the mode of transportation (train, bus, carpooling, plane).
  • Get prices, times and duration for the journey Edinburgh Lyon by clicking on the 'Check prices' button and after entering your dates of departure and the number of passengers. Note that we are trying to get as many prices as we can from different online travel agencies, but sometimes it may not be possible.
  • Locate cities of Edinburgh and Lyon on a map as well as the route Edinburgh Lyon and the different connecting points (Lyon Saint-Exupery International Airport, Lyon-Perrache Railway Station, Lyon-Part-Dieu Railway Station, Lyon Coach Station, Lyon Part-Dieu - Gare routière Villette Coach Station, ...) by clicking on the 'Details & Map' button.
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All modes of transport Edinburgh Lyon

For your trip from Edinburgh (Scotland, United Kingdom) to Lyon (Rhône-Alpes, France) with a distance of 785 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.
The direct flight Edinburgh > Lyon will be the fastest way to get to your destination.
Leave Edinburgh and arrive early enough (at least 2 hours before the departure time) at Edinburgh EDI airport, 7.5 mi away, to check in your luggage for the flight to Lyon (Lyon Saint-Exupery International airport, IATA code: LYS) operated by Easyjet.
It is not possible to travel directly by train from Edinburgh to Lyon without changing trains but some trains run on lines Edinburgh-London and London-Lyon allowing you to make the entire trip only by rail.
Trains of East Coast to London leave from Edinburgh Waverley railway station in Edinburgh. Arrival in London will take place at London Kings Cross station (2.2 mi from the city centre). Correspondence or change is required in London where the train operated by Eurostar leave for Lyon.
No coach company allows you to get you directly to Lyon from Edinburgh without changing buses, you will have to take the coach lines Edinburgh-London and London-Lyon.
You will board a coach of National Express or MegaBus in Edinburgh. The bus will drop you off at London Victoria Coach Station bus station (1.1 mi from London, United Kingdom). Please make sure to show up on time at Edinburgh bus station (11.2 mi from Edinburgh) at least 15 minutes before the time of departure for London. Once arrived in London, take another coach of OUIBUS or Eurolines that will take you to Lyon bus station (Rhône-Alpes France).
Blablacar is the main carpooling platform in Europe where drivers having the route London-Lyon will be able to share a ride with you that you will combine with a trip by train in order to cover the entire trip.

Which carriers to travel between Edinburgh and Lyon?

Railway companies
East Coast provides a rail connection Edinburgh-London with the train from Edinburgh Waverley railway station (0.1 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of London Kings Cross at arrival (2.2 mi from centre)
SNCF transports passengers on a rail line from Geneva to Lyon with the train TER which leaves Genève Gare de Cornavin station to arrive at Lyon-Perrache railway station (Rhône-Alpes France)
Eurostar operates the train journey London-Lyon with the train from London St Pancras railway station (2.1 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Lyon-Part-Dieu at arrival (1.3 mi from centre)
TGV Lyria provides a rail connection from Geneva to Lyon with the train TGV Lyria which leaves Genève Gare de Cornavin station to arrive at Lyon-Part-Dieu railway station (Rhône-Alpes France)
Bus companies
The bus company OUIBUS operates the intercity service from the bus station of London Victoria Coach Station in London and to the one of Lyon (Rhône-Alpes France)
FlixBus is the bus carrier that allows to travel on the line 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 coach company ALSA carries out the route from the bus station of Geneva in Geneva and to the one of Lyon (Rhône-Alpes France)
The network of National Express includes a coach line between the city of Edinburgh (serving Edinburgh bus station at 11.2 mi from centre) and the city of London where the coach will drop you off at London Victoria Coach Station station situated at about 1.1 mi from London city centre.
The bus company Eurolines operates the intercity service 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)
MegaBus is the bus carrier that allows to travel on the line between the city of Edinburgh (serving Edinburgh bus station at 11.2 mi from centre) and the city of London where the coach will drop you off at London Victoria Coach Station station situated at about 1.1 mi from London city centre.
Airlines
FlyBE carries out a flight from Edinburgh EDI airport situated 7.5 mi away from the city centre of Edinburgh to London (arrival at London City LCY airport)
British Airways flies on the routes from Edinburgh EDI airport (located 7.5 mi from Edinburgh, United Kingdom) to London (serving Gatwick LGW airport) and from Heathrow LHR airport situated 14.3 mi away from the city centre of London to Lyon (arrival at Lyon Saint-Exupery International LYS airport)
Jet2.com schedules the flight from Edinburgh EDI airport (located 7.5 mi from Edinburgh, United Kingdom) to Geneva (serving Geneva-Cointrin International GVA airport)
Ryanair ensures the flight route from Edinburgh EDI airport situated 7.5 mi away from the city centre of Edinburgh to London (arrival at Stansted STN airport)
Easyjet carries out a flight from Edinburgh EDI airport (located 7.5 mi from Edinburgh, United Kingdom) to Lyon (serving Lyon Saint-Exupery International LYS airport)
Monarch Airlines flies on the route from Gatwick LGW airport situated 24.2 mi away from the city centre of London to Lyon (arrival at Lyon Saint-Exupery International LYS airport)
Virgin Atlantic Airways schedules the flight from Edinburgh EDI airport (located 7.5 mi from Edinburgh, United Kingdom) to London (serving Heathrow LHR airport)
Carpooling
Depending on the requested date, Blablacar can display an offer to share a ride London-Lyon (456.7 mi)

Stop cities from Edinburgh or cities to visit near Lyon

When travelling from Lyon to Edinburgh by plane, carpooling, bus, train, you might have to change at Geneva located at 70 mi from Lyon (Switzerland) London (United Kingdom). If you have some time on your way to Lyon or back to Edinburgh, this may be a really good opportunity to visit and have a short stay in those cities.
 
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