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Lyon to Ljubljana by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    16hr 41m
  • Distance
    748 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    30hr 15m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Lyon to Ljubljana by train

Fast trains from Lyon to Ljubljana take around 16 hours and 41 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 748 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Lyon and Ljubljana.

1. Are there direct trains from Lyon to Ljubljana?

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

We usually find around 7 departures on the route from Lyon to Ljubljana 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 Ljubljana?

The Lyon to Ljubljana train travel time is normally about 16 hours and 41 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Ljubljana is usually scheduled to depart Lyon around 08:34 and the last train is around 18:38. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Lyon around 08:31, and the last at 18:38.

When to book Lyon to Ljubljana 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 Ljubljana by train.

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Which train companies operate between Lyon and Ljubljana?

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

  • Euro Night
  • Eurocity (EC)
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Intercités
  • Night Jet
  • Schnellzug
  • TGV
  • 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 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.