Amsterdam to Lyon by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    5hr 26m
  • Distance
    743 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
  • Avg. journey time
    6hr 20m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Amsterdam to Lyon by train

Fast 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.

1. Are there direct trains from Amsterdam to Lyon?

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

We usually find around 23 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 38 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Amsterdam to Lyon?

The Amsterdam to Lyon train travel time is normally about 5 hours and 26 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Amsterdam to Lyon train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Lyon is usually scheduled to depart Amsterdam around 06:15 and the last train is around 20:40. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Amsterdam around 06:15, and the last at 20:23.

When to book Amsterdam to Lyon train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 12 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.

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Which train companies operate between Amsterdam and Lyon?

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

  • Eurostar
  • IC Direct
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Intercités
  • TGV
  • 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 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.