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Lyon to Brussels by train

The journey from Lyon to Brussels by train is 353.65 mi and takes 5 hr 48 min. There are 4 connections per day, with the first departure at 8:32 AM and the last at 3:38 PM. It is possible to travel from Lyon to Brussels by train for as little as $42.07 or as much as $70.00. The best price for this journey is $42.07.

Lowest Price$42.07
Journey Duration5 hr 48 min
Connection per Day4
Lowest Price$42.07
Highest Price$70.00
First Departure8:32 AM
Last Departure3:38 PM
Distance353.65 mi
DepartureLyon
ArrivalBrussels
CarriersTER, EurostarMore

Lyon to Brussels Train Times

Departure date
Friday, Jun 21, 2024

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How much does it cost to get from Lyon to Brussels by train?

When you're traveling from Lyon to Brussels, you can expect to pay an average of approximately $59.32. You might be able to find prices as low as $42.07, but it all depends on how you travel. Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest train tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as train ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper train tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.
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Prices will vary when you travel from Lyon to Brussels. On average, though, you'll pay about $59.32 for a train ticket. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper train tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest train tickets.

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

Traveling from Lyon to Brussels by train will usually take 5 hr 48 min. This journey covers a distance of 353.65 mi . When planning your trip, bear in mind that 5 hr 48 min is an average, and route times may vary from day to day. Weather conditions, issues with transport, unexpected diversions, and local events could all cause delays to your journey. Please keep the possibility of these exceptional events in mind when making travel plans. The journey from Lyon to Brussels covers a distance of 353.65 mi. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 5 hr 48 min. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 4 hr 7 min. For faster journeys, look for express routes. Please remember that these may only depart at certain times of day, or on particular days of the week. You may also find that you can go from Lyon to Brussels faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

When do the first and last departures from Lyon to Brussels leave?

The first daily departure from Lyon to Brussels leaves at 8:32 AM, while the last journey of the day sets out at 3:38 PM. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Lyon and Brussels. However, different providers' timetables can vary from day to day or month to month, so these particular departures may not be available every day. Some providers may change their schedules on public holidays and weekends, or during the summer months. Check your travel dates when making your booking. The first departure of the night from Lyon to Brussels leaves at 8:32 AM, while the last journey sets out at 3:38 PM. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Lyon and Brussels. However, different providers' timetables can vary from day to day or month to month, so these particular departures may not be available every day. Some providers may change their schedules on public holidays and weekends, or during the summer months. Check your travel dates when making your booking.

Which stations are used when traveling from Lyon to Brussels?

Depending on the type of transport, and the provider you decide to use for your journey, you will be able to depart Lyon from the following stations: Lyon Saint-Paul,Lyon, Perrache,Lyon - Part-Dieu,Lyon - Vaise. Arriving at Brussels, your route will pass through all or some of the following stations: Brussels Congres,Bruxelles Heysel,Brussels - Midi,Watermael,Brussels Central Station,Brussels, Brussels South (Avenue Fonsny/Eurolines),Brussels - Nord,Brussels Airport - Zaventem. Not all transport providers serve every station, so check in advance to see exactly where your route takes you. You may need to use another form of transport to get from one station to another or to your final destination when you arrive in Brussels.

How many daily journeys are there from Lyon to Brussels?

The exact number of journeys from Lyon to Brussels 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 4 departures leave each day. These are run by a number of different transport providers, including . On particularly busy days, there can be up to 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 Brussels. 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 Brussels varies, but in general, you can expect to find 0 direct connections with no changes leaving each day. Travelers who are happy to take an indirect route will find, on average, 4 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Lyon to Brussels. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap train tickets from Lyon to Brussels
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Lyon to Brussels.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Lyon to Brussels, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Lyon to Brussels.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Price as departure date approaches

Train companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around $29.75 to $128.29 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 77% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap train tickets from Lyon to Brussels

The cheapest Lyon - Brussels train tickets can be found for as low as $66.33 if you’re lucky, or $91.02 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $110.19.

Find the best day to travel to Brussels by train

When travelling to Brussels by train, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

Eurostar is a high-speed passenger train service connecting London with several cities in mainland Europe, including Paris, Brussels, and Amsterdam. Launched in 1994, Eurostar has since established itself as a popular mode of transportation for leisure and business travelers. With speeds reaching up to 300 km/h, Eurostar trains offer a fast and environmentally-friendly.

In 2013, the French national railway company SNCF introduced OUIGO to offer budget-friendly TGV travel options. Choose between the lightning-fast OUIGO Grande Vitesse, reaching speeds of 300 km/h, or the more leisurely OUIGO Classique, which offers a nostalgic train ride experience.

SNCF, the French national railway company, offers TER, a comprehensive regional train service. TER (Transport Express Régional) trains connect cities, and villages within regions of France, offering local transportation for commuters and tourists as they explore the regional culture, landscape, and attractions through its vast network of regional routes. TER trains are slower than the high-speed trains but offer a more affordable and comfortable alternative for shorter journeys within the regions.

Ticket types and facilities from Lyon to Brussels

Compare the different ticket types and the facilities provided by Eurostar, OUIGO and TER when traveling from Lyon to Brussels.

Standard

Eurostar Standard tickets are for budget-conscious travelers and the most widely available and affordable option. However, they have limited flexibility
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Standard Premier

Eurostar Standard Premier tickets offer a premium economy experience, ideal for work in quiet and comfort, but at a higher cost than Standard. This ticket includes extra legroom, complimentary meals, and access to magazines.
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Business Premier

Business Premier tickets are Eurostar's first-class option with top-level comfort and flexibility, but also the most expensive. With this ticket, you will have spacious seating, delectable meals served at your seat, access to exclusive lounges, and dedicated assistance.
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Standard Class / TGV

OUIGO Grande Vitesse offers a single class, akin to second-class travel, which accounts for its affordable ticket prices. Adult fares start at €10, depending on the destination, while children can travel for €5. Tickets for OUIGO can only be purchased online.
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Standard Class / Classical

OUIGO Train Classique only have one class, which is equivalent to second class travel, which is why ticket prices are cheap. Tickets are available from €10 for adults (depending on destination) and €5 for children, and OUIGO train tickets are only available online.
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Standard

TER train tickets have a fixed "Tarif Normal" fare and are valid for a single journey until midnight the day after validation in platform stamp machines. Some regions may offer off-peak discounts.
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Facility Description

Find out more about the different facilities available onboard with each carrier on this route.

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Business Premier travelers and Eurostar™ carte blanche holders enjoy free wi-fi in lounges at select stations. Free wi-fi vouchers are available at Ashford's information desk. All trains also provide free wi-fi, connect via EurostarTrainsWiFi.
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Starting September 2012, a quiet coach option is available for Business and Standard Premier travelers at no extra cost.
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Every seat features UK and European power sockets. Business Premier and Standard Premier also include USB sockets.
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Your Eurostar ticket allows you to take a generous amount of luggage on board with no weight restrictions. You can carry two suitcases and one hand-held item, all labeled properly, as long as they don't exceed 85 cm in length. Baby strollers and pushchairs are allowed on board. You can also bring your bike or musical instrument, which will count as one of your two medium-sized luggage pieces as long as it is in a carrying case under 85 cm in length.
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Assistance for travelers with disabilities or the elderly is available at all stations. The type of assistance varies by location. Pre-booking at least 24 hours in advance is recommended, with a 60-minute prior arrival if not pre-booked.
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Café Métropole aboard Eurostar trains offers discounts for reusable cups. Unsold food is donated to Olio, benefiting London communities. Food in Standard Premier: Standard Premier offers international dishes throughout the day. Breakfast features fruits, pastries, and more until 10:14. After 10:15, enjoy a light meal, dessert, and drinks. Food in Business Premier: Business Premier's menu is curated by Michelin-starred chef Raymond Blanc OBE. Drinks, from tea to champagne, are available throughout the journey.
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Fresh air is constantly drawn in and filtered throughout the journey.
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Got a musical instrument or guitar under 85 cm? You can include it as part of your luggage on Eurostar. If you have a boxed bike, reserve a spot by reaching out to the Eurostar travel service (available on select trains). Folding and children's bikes under 85 cm are welcome, but they should be in a protective bag. Heads up: e-scooters and hoverboards are a no-go. Plus, you can bring along a pair of skis or a snowboard in addition to your luggage
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You have access WiFi (OUIFI) and delve into the OUIFUN entertainment portal for an added fee.
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On Ouigo trains, only top deck seats in select coaches come with power sockets. Note that these seats come at an additional charge, and the bottom deck lacks sockets altogether.
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OUIGO lets you bring two small hand luggage items or one piece measuring 36 x 27 x 15 cm for free, along with cabin baggage at 55x35x25cm with no weight restrictions. For larger items, a fee of €5 applies for online bookings made in advance, and it goes up to €20 if you pay in-person at the station.
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For travelers with mobility concerns, TGV INOUI offers the 'Accès Plus' service. This provides dedicated assistance from the station directly to the train seat. It is advisable for passengers to contact 'Accès Plus' after securing their tickets and ensure arrangements are made at least 48 hours before the scheduled departure.
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In France, OUIGO's Train classique services provide an at-seat snack service, though this isn't available on the high-speed trains. For those traveling in Spain, a visit to the OUIBAR in coach 4 serves up a variety of beverages and snacks.
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Travel in comfort with all coaches being air-conditioned.
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Planning to bring along bigger items like a bike, scooter, skis, or a musical instrument? If you book online in advance, it's just a €5 fee. But, if you decide to pay at the station, the fee goes up to €20.
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TER trains are currently without WiFi services.
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Modern TER trains come equipped with power sockets.
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TER trains have no restrictions on the size of bags, as long as they are within your personal handling capability and can fit in designated luggage areas.
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Accès TER' offers specialized assistance for passengers with disabilities or reduced mobility, ensuring a seamless travel experience.
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TER trains do not provide onboard catering; consider bringing your refreshments.
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Traveling with a bike on TER trains is free, simply hang it or store it in designated areas on a first-come, first-served basis, booking not available.
Services on board TER, Eurostar and OUIGO from Lyon to Brussels
Compare services on board when travelling from Lyon to Brussels by train.
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Lyon to Brussels CO2 Emissions by Train

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39.84kg
Bus
42.69kg
Flight
113.83kg
Car
91.06kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Lyon to Brussels by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Lyon and Brussels are 39.84kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Lyon and Brussels? By taking the train between Lyon and Brussels you will save 73.99kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 2.85kg compared to a bus and 51.22kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Lyon to Brussels?
A train ticket from Lyon to Brussels is $59.32. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $42.07.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Lyon to Brussels?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Lyon to Brussels is $42.07. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Lyon and Brussels by train?
Lyon to Brussels is 353.65 mi.
How long does the train between Lyon and Brussels take?
Lyon to Brussels is on average 5 hr 48 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 4 hr 7 min.
Which companies operate from Lyon to Brussels?
The train journey from Lyon to Brussels is covered by 3 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: TER, Eurostar, OUIGO and FlixBus.
How many train connections per day go from Lyon to Brussels?
Lyon to Brussels has 4 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Lyon to Brussels leave?
The earliest train from Lyon to Brussels departs at 8:32 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last train from Lyon to Brussels depart?
The latest train from Lyon to Brussels departs at 3:38 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Lyon to Brussels in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest train ticket we have found is $42.07 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
What's the fastest journey time between Lyon to Brussels by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Lyon and Brussels is 4 hr 7 min.
Is there a direct train from Lyon to Brussels?
Yes, there is a direct train between Lyon and Brussels.
What are the CO2 emissions for Lyon to Brussels by train?
The train journey from Lyon to Brussels creates 39.84kg of CO2 emissions.

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