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Trains Lyon to Antwerp: Times, Prices and Tickets

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Lyon to Antwerp by train

Journey duration 5 h 8 min
Connections per day 5
First departure 07:50
Last departure 18:00
Distance 378.4 mi
Departure Lyon
Arrival Antwerp
Carriers, SNCF

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Saturday, August 13th 2022
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Lyon Perrache SNCF Train Station - Antwerpen Plantin Quay
1:35am - 2:40pm
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13h 5min
1 changes
CO2: 21.45kg

How long does the journey from Lyon to Antwerp take by train?

The distance between Lyon and Antwerp is around 379 mi. Depending on the exact route and provider you travel with, your journey time can vary. On average, this journey will take approximately 5 h 8 min. However, the fastest routes between Lyon and Antwerp take 4 h 50 min. If a fast journey is a priority for you when traveling, look out for express services that may get you there faster. Some flexibility may be necessary when booking. Often, these services only leave at particular times of day - or even on certain days of the week. You may also find a faster journey by taking an indirect route and connecting in another station along the way.

What time are the departures from Lyon to Antwerp?

If you prefer to travel early, you will usually find the first departure from Lyon to Antwerp leaving at 07:50. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last daily departure leaves at 18:00.If you have some flexibility over the day on which you travel, you might find more options available to you. For example, some providers may only run early morning routes on weekdays, when people are traveling to work. You will often find fewer options available on weekends or public holidays.

What are the stations on the Lyon to Antwerp route?

When traveling from France by train, you will be able to leave from stations like Lyon Part Dieu. These routes will connect with stations including Anvers Central in Belgium. An international journey may be complex and, depending on the cities you are traveling between, it could require a change during the route. Virail will show you which stations in France andBelgium have a direct connection between them, and which require an indirect journey. You may have to change along the way in order to get from your preferred station in France to your arrival point in Belgium.

There are different options to choose from when traveling between Lyon and Antwerp. You can start your journey in Lyon at stations such as Lyon Part Dieu. These connect to stations including Anvers Central in Antwerp. There may not be a direct connection between all the stations in the two locations. Some providers will only serve a selection of the stations, and you may have to travel from one station to another in the same city after arrival to reach your ultimate destination. Virail will show you both all direct routes and any connecting services which you can take to get from Lyon to Antwerp.

How many journeys from Lyon to Antwerp take place each day?

The exact number of journeys from Lyon to Antwerp can vary from day to day. Some services may only run on particular days of the week, while others might be seasonal. In general, an average of 5 departures leave each day. These are run by a number of different transport providers, including and SNCF. On particularly busy days, there can be up to 5 departures. You can usually expect there to be more connections on weekdays. Many providers run fewer journeys on weekends or public holidays. As a traveler, you may prefer to take a direct route from Lyon to Antwerp. However, you will find more options available to you if you are willing to take a connecting route. These pass through one or more different cities, and you'll have to change along the way. Not all travelers feel comfortable making multiple connections, but if you are, then you will enjoy greater flexibility when making your booking. The exact number of daily departures from Lyon to Antwerp varies, but in general, you can expect to find direct connections with no changes leaving each day. Travelers who are happy to take an indirect route will find, on average, 5 journeys with one change or more.


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