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Prague to Lyon by train

  • First train
    05:12
  • Last train
    00:30
  • Avg changes
    2
  • Fastest journey
    13hr 11m
  • Distance
    865 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    16
  • Avg. journey time
    22hr 50m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Prague to Lyon by train

Fast trains from Prague to Lyon take around 13 hours and 11 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 865 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Prague and Lyon.

1. Are there direct trains from Prague to Lyon?

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

We usually find around 17 departures on the route from Prague to Lyon 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 18 departures.

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

The Prague to Lyon train travel time is normally about 13 hours and 11 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Lyon is usually scheduled to depart Prague around 05:12 and the last train is around 00:30. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Prague around 04:33, and the last at 23:22.

When to book Prague to Lyon 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 Prague to Lyon by train.

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Which train companies operate between Prague and Lyon?

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

  • Alleo
  • Czech part: České dráhy EC #354, German part: Länderbahn ALX
  • Eurocity (EC)
  • Express-Zug
  • ICE
  • InterCity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Intercités
  • Night train
  • Railjet
  • Regional-Express
  • Regionalbahn
  • Regionalzug
  • S-Bahn
  • TER
  • TGV
  • Thalys
  • Train Express Regional

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

Lyon to Prague by train

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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.