Amsterdam to Lyon by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    06:17
  • Last train
    19:53
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    5hr 26m

Travelling from Amsterdam to Lyon by train

The fastest trains from Amsterdam to Lyon take around 5 hours and 26 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 743 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Amsterdam and Lyon.

Journeys between Amsterdam and Lyon usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 17 departures on the route from Amsterdam to Lyon every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 22 departures. The duration is normally about 5 hours and 26 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

On weekdays the earliest train to Lyon is usually scheduled to depart Amsterdam around 06:17 and the last train is around 20:04. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Amsterdam around 07:17, and the last at 20:34.

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

When to book Amsterdam to Lyon train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 4 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Amsterdam to Lyon by train.

Which trains operate between Amsterdam and Lyon?

More than one type of train operates on the route from Amsterdam to Lyon, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Intercités
  • TGV
  • TGV Duplex
  • Thalys

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and rail operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.

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