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Lyon to Edinburgh by train
Fastest journey10hr 3m
Trains per day21
Avg. journey time12hr 59m
Travelling from Lyon to Edinburgh by train
Fast trains from Lyon to Edinburgh take around 10 hours and 3 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 1,272 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Lyon and Edinburgh.
1. Are there direct trains from Lyon to Edinburgh?
Journeys between Lyon and Edinburgh usually involve 2 changes of train.
We usually find around 22 departures on the route from Lyon to Edinburgh 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 19 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Lyon to Edinburgh?
The Lyon to Edinburgh train travel time is normally about 10 hours and 3 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Lyon to Edinburgh train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Edinburgh is usually scheduled to depart Lyon around 05:48 and the last train is around 17:34. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Lyon around 05:31, and the last at 19:08.
When to book Lyon to Edinburgh train tickets?
Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 5 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 Edinburgh by train.
Which train companies operate between Lyon and Edinburgh?
More than one train company operates on the route from Lyon to Edinburgh, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Caledonian Sleeper
- East Coast
- First TransPennine Express
- Grand Central
- London North Eastern Railway
- London Underground
- Serco Caledonian Sleeper
- Train Express Regional
- UK Rail Connections
- Virgin Trains
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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