Lyon to Amsterdam by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    05:49
  • Last train
    22:06
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    5hr 42m

Travelling from Lyon to Amsterdam by train

The fastest trains from Lyon to Amsterdam take around 5 hours and 42 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 743 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Lyon and Amsterdam.

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

We usually find around 14 departures on the route from Lyon to Amsterdam 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 15 departures. The duration is normally about 5 hours and 42 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

On weekdays the earliest train to Amsterdam is usually scheduled to depart Lyon around 05:49 and the last train is around 22:06. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Lyon around 05:31, and the last at 17:04.

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

When to book Lyon to Amsterdam train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 5 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 Lyon to Amsterdam by train.

Which trains operate between Lyon and Amsterdam?

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

  • Intercités
  • TGV
  • TGV Duplex
  • Thalys

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

Find journey information for Amsterdam to Lyon

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

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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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