Leipzig to Lyon by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    04:06
  • Last train
    00:08
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    9hr 6m

Travelling from Leipzig to Lyon by train

Fast trains from Leipzig to Lyon take around 9 hours and 6 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 837 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Leipzig and Lyon.

Are there direct trains from Leipzig to Lyon?

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

We usually find around 9 departures on the route from Leipzig to Lyon every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 8 departures.

How long is the train journey from Leipzig to Lyon?

The Leipzig to Lyon train travel time is normally about 9 hours and 6 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Leipzig to Lyon train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Lyon is usually scheduled to depart Leipzig around 04:22 and the last train is around 00:08. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Leipzig around 04:06, and the last at 22:54.

When to book Leipzig to Lyon train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 3 and a half 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 Leipzig to Lyon by train.

Which train companies operate between Leipzig and Lyon?

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

  • Alleo
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • S-Bahn
  • 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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