Lyon to Ashford by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    07:04
  • Last train
    18:50
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 34m

Travelling from Lyon to Ashford by train

The fastest trains from Lyon to Ashford take around 4 hours and 34 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 673 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Lyon and Ashford.

Journeys between Lyon and Ashford usually involve one change of train. We have found some direct departures on this route but these are less frequent than routes requiring a change.

We usually find around 6 departures on the route from Lyon to Ashford 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 9 departures. The duration is normally about 4 hours and 34 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

On weekdays the earliest train to Ashford is usually scheduled to depart Lyon around 07:04 and the last train is around 15:04. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Lyon around 07:04, and the last at 18:50.

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

When to book Lyon to Ashford train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 6 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 Lyon to Ashford by train.

Which trains operate between Lyon and Ashford?

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

  • Eurostar
  • TGV
  • TGV Duplex
  • Train Express Regional

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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