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Sheffield to Lyon by train

  • First train
    05:29
  • Last train
    23:59
  • Avg changes
    2
  • Fastest journey
    7hr 31m
  • Distance
    968 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    30
  • Avg. journey time
    12hr 20m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Sheffield to Lyon by train

Fast trains from Sheffield to Lyon take around 7 hours and 31 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 968 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Sheffield and Lyon.

1. Are there direct trains from Sheffield to Lyon?

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

We usually find around 34 departures on the route from Sheffield to Lyon 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 22 departures.

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

The Sheffield to Lyon train travel time is normally about 7 hours and 31 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Lyon is usually scheduled to depart Sheffield around 05:30 and the last train is around 23:59. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Sheffield around 05:29, and the last at 23:45.

When to book Sheffield to Lyon train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 4 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 Sheffield to Lyon by train.

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Which train companies operate between Sheffield and Lyon?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • East Midlands Railway
  • East Midlands Trains
  • Eurostar
  • First Hull Trains
  • First TransPennine Express
  • Grand Central Railway
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • 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.

Lyon to Sheffield 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.