Book your Christmas and winter holiday trains. Read COVID-19 updates on European train services here. Buche deine Zugreise für Weihnachten und die Winterferien. Lies Coronavirus-Updates über Zugverbindungen in Europa hier. Réservez vos trains pour les vacances de Noël et d'hiver. Lisez notre page dédiée aux nouvelles sur le Covid-19 et les conditions de circulation en Europe ici. Prenota il tuo viaggio per Natale e le vacanze d’inverno. Leggi gli aggiornamenti COVID-19 sui servizi dei treni in Europa qui. Reservan sus trenes para las vacaciones de Navidad y del invierno. Lea las actualizaciones sobre COVID-19 y los servicios de trenes europeos aquí. Reservem seus trens de Natal e de inverno. Leia as atualizações sobre o Covid-19 e os serviços ferroviários europeus aqui.

Lyon to Bratislava by train

  • First train
    06:16
  • Last train
    20:30
  • Avg changes
    2
  • Fastest journey
    13hr 44m
  • Distance
    968 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    5
  • Avg. journey time
    24hr 14m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Lyon to Bratislava by train

Fast trains from Lyon to Bratislava take around 13 hours and 44 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 968 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Lyon and Bratislava.

1. Are there direct trains from Lyon to Bratislava?

Journeys between Lyon and Bratislava usually involve 2 changes of train.

We usually find around 6 departures on the route from Lyon to Bratislava 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 8 departures.

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

The Lyon to Bratislava train travel time is normally about 13 hours and 44 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Bratislava is usually scheduled to depart Lyon around 06:16 and the last train is around 20:30. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Lyon around 06:38, and the last at 18:38.

When to book Lyon to Bratislava train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 6 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 Bratislava by train.

Help with booking alerts

Which train companies operate between Lyon and Bratislava?

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

  • Eurocity (EC)
  • Inter City
  • InterCity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Intercités
  • Meridian
  • Night train
  • Railjet
  • Railjet Express
  • Railjet Xpress
  • Regional Express
  • RegionalExpress
  • Regionalbahn
  • Regionalzug
  • TER
  • TGV
  • Train Express Regional

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

Other journeys to Bratislava View all journeys to Bratislava

Buy train and bus tickets for UK and Europe - the easy way

  • Easy, fast and cheap
  • Pay in EUR, GBP, USD or CAD
  • Cheaper UK tickets with Pricehack

Subscribe to our newsletter

Subscribe to receive top tips, train news and travel inspiration straight to your inbox

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.