Lyon to Glasgow by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    11hr 1m
  • Distance
    1,297 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    13hr 56m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Lyon to Glasgow by train

Fast trains from Lyon to Glasgow take around 11 hours and 1 minute, covering a distance of approximately 1,297 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Lyon and Glasgow.

1. Are there direct trains from Lyon to Glasgow?

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

We usually find around 23 departures on the route from Lyon to Glasgow 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 17 departures.

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

The Lyon to Glasgow train travel time is normally about 11 hours and 1 minute, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Glasgow 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 05:50, and the last at 19:08.

When to book Lyon to Glasgow 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 Glasgow by train.

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Which train companies operate between Lyon and Glasgow?

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

  • Avanti West Coast
  • Caledonian Sleeper
  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • Eurostar
  • First TransPennine Express
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • London Underground
  • Serco Caledonian Sleeper
  • TER
  • TGV
  • 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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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.