Bristol to Lyon by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    04:45
  • Last train
    23:37
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    7hr 54m

Travelling from Bristol to Lyon by train

Fast trains from Bristol to Lyon take around 7 hours and 54 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 845 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Bristol and Lyon.

Are there direct trains from Bristol to Lyon?

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

We usually find around 29 departures on the route from Bristol 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 39 departures.

How long is the train journey from Bristol to Lyon?

The Bristol to Lyon train travel time is normally about 7 hours and 54 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Bristol to Lyon train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Lyon is usually scheduled to depart Bristol around 04:45 and the last train is around 23:37. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Bristol around 05:30, and the last at 22:28.

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

When to book Bristol to Lyon train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 3 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 Bristol to Lyon by train.

Which train companies operate between Bristol and Lyon?

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

  • Eurostar
  • First Great Western
  • Great Western Railway
  • London Underground
  • TGV

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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