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Trip Glasgow Lyon

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

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How to get from Glasgow to Lyon?

We are suggesting 27 routes by train, bus, carpooling, plane to plan your trip Glasgow 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 Glasgow and Lyon on a map as well as the route Glasgow 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, Lyon Saint-Exupery International Airport, ...) by clicking on the 'Details & Map' button.
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All modes of transport Glasgow Lyon

For your trip from Glasgow (Scotland, United Kingdom) to Lyon (Rhône-Alpes, France) with a distance of 801 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.
No flight allows you to fly directly to Lyon from Glasgow but it is possible to make this trip only by plane with the flight routes Glasgow-London and London-Lyon.
Leave Glasgow and arrive early enough (at least 2 hours before the departure time) at Glasgow International GLA airport, 6.8 mi away, to check in your luggage for the flight to London (Gatwick airport, IATA code: LGW) operated by British Airways, Easyjet or Ryanair. From London, take another plane with British Airways, Monarch Airlines or Easyjet that will carry you to Lyon Saint-Exupery International airport (Lyon, France).
It is not possible to travel directly by train from Glasgow to Lyon without changing trains but some trains run on lines Glasgow-London and London-Lyon allowing you to make the entire trip only by rail.
Trains Caledonian Sleeper of East Coast, Virgin Trains or ScotRail to London leave from Glasgow Central railway station in Glasgow. Arrival in London will take place at London Euston station (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 Glasgow without changing buses, you will have to take the coach lines Glasgow-London and London-Lyon.
You will board a coach of National Express or MegaBus in Glasgow. 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 Glasgow bus station (0.3 mi from Glasgow) at least 15 minutes before the time of departure for London. Once arrived in London, take another coach of Eurolines or OUIBUS 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 Glasgow and Lyon?

Airlines
British Airways carries out the flights from Glasgow International GLA airport situated 6.8 mi away from the city centre of Glasgow to London (arrival at Gatwick LGW airport) and from Heathrow LHR airport (located 14.3 mi from London, 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)
Jet2.com schedules the flight from Glasgow International GLA airport (located 6.8 mi from Glasgow, United Kingdom) to Geneva (serving Geneva-Cointrin International GVA airport)
Easyjet ensures the flight routes from Glasgow International GLA airport situated 6.8 mi away from the city centre of Glasgow to London (arrival at Gatwick LGW airport) and from Gatwick LGW airport (located 24.2 mi from London, United Kingdom) to Lyon (serving Lyon Saint-Exupery International LYS airport)
Ryanair carries out a flight from Glasgow International GLA airport situated 6.8 mi away from the city centre of Glasgow to London (arrival at Stansted STN airport)
Bus companies
The bus company National Express operates the intercity service from the bus station of Glasgow in Glasgow and to the one of London Victoria Coach Station (England United Kingdom)
Eurolines is the bus carrier that allows to travel on the line between the city of Geneva (serving Genève aéroport secteur international bus station at 2.4 mi from centre) and the city of Lyon where the coach will drop you off at Lyon Part-Dieu - Gare routière Villette station situated at about 1.4 mi from Lyon city centre.
The coach company MegaBus carries out the route from the bus station of Glasgow in Glasgow and to the one of London Victoria Coach Station (England United Kingdom)
The network of OUIBUS includes a coach line between the city of London (serving London Victoria Coach Station bus station at 1.1 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 bus company FlixBus operates the intercity service from the bus station of Geneva in Geneva and to the one of Lyon (Rhône-Alpes France)
ALSA 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.
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)
East Coast transports passengers on a rail line from Glasgow to London with the train which leaves Glasgow Central station to arrive at London Kings Cross railway station (England United Kingdom)
Virgin Trains operates the train journey Glasgow-London with the train from Glasgow Central railway station (0.6 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of London Euston at arrival (2 mi from centre)
Eurostar provides a rail connection from London to Lyon with the train which leaves London St Pancras station to arrive at Lyon-Part-Dieu railway station (Rhône-Alpes France)
TGV Lyria transports passengers on a rail line 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)
ScotRail operates the train journey from Glasgow to London with the train Caledonian Sleeper which leaves Glasgow Central station to arrive at London Euston railway station (England United Kingdom)
Carpooling
Depending on the requested date, Blablacar can display an offer to share a ride London-Lyon (456.7 mi)

Stop cities from Glasgow or cities to visit near Lyon

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