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Find cheap train tickets from Lyon to London

Thanks to Gopili, compare train ticket prices and find the best price to travel from Lyon to London by train. Our service is dedicated to helping you find the cheapest Lyon to London train ticket and gives you practical information: booking, next departures, timetables, fares, and good deals.

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Find the best prices for train tickets Lyon to London

from £90.50 MORE 5h41m
Other modes of transport available to travel from Lyon to London
from €47.80 MORE 17h01m
from €39.00 MORE 18h10m
from £95.80 MORE 9h08m

Proximity journey

Many trains run from Lyon to London, but there are also near stations served like for instance:

Travel information for your train journey

Lyon London train

Route Lyon to London

Lyon London train map

Train duration 6h26m
Arrival city London, England
Departure city Lyon, France
Distance 458 Miles
Lowest train ticket price from £90.50
Train operators for Lyon to London TGV

Which train company can I use?

The trip from Lyon, which is in France and London, situated in England is well served by trains. The trains are run by the following rail companies: TGV.

How much times does it take?

The train is a quick and simple option to get to London from Lyon. The average travel time from Lyon to London is 6h26m to cover the 458 miles.

How much does it costs?

We found trains from £90.50 to travel in the next month. Prices may vary depending on when you travel or how much time in advance you buy your ticket.

Where to find cheap train tickets


Gopili compares ticket prices for you every day from all operators to help you find cheap train tickets for your next trip. The best TGV price found was £120.

How to find cheap train tickets Lyon to London ?

Finding cheap train tickets can be challenging as taking the train can cost a lot. So we decided to give our recommendations in order to get cheap train tickets Lyon to London.

  • The earlier you purchase your ticket the cheaper it will be. You may save up to 80% on your train ticket by booking 12 weeks prior the departure. Why? Because train providers can release advance tickets up to 3 months prior the departure and it is most of the time at this time that you will find the best fare.
  • The peak times to travel are during the morning commute time and in the late afternoon for your train ticket Lyon to London. Train fares are more expensive during this period and hence you will save money by travelling very early, in the middle of the day or late in the evening.
  • For some journeys, it costs less to get two singles instead of a return ticket. It gives less flexibility as you need to know in advance the time you wish to take the return journey but cheaper fares might be available.
  • Sometimes, booking a ticket from Lyon to an intermediary station as well as an additional ticket from this city to London costs less than booking a single ticket for your entire journey. Split-ticketing can help you pay less.

Book cheap train from Lyon to London

You can buy your Lyon to London train ticket in 3 different ways:

Buying your train tickets online is simple and can be done quickly. The rail specialists enable to do it with their website.Tickets are ready to collect at the station in as little as 2 hours after you purchased them via the fast ticket machine. Don't forget that you will need the card that you've used to pay as well as your reference number.

Most rail providers and several rail ticket retailers will have phone numbers and you can make your purchase over the phone.

If you prefer to purchase your ticket at the station, you have the ability to do it either by yourself via the self-service ticket machine and with an advisor. Please note some smaller stations might not have all these services.

The easiest way to find cheap train tickets from Lyon to London is to compare online the prices from all rail operators. Gopili enables you to do so by comparing in one search journey times and prices across all existing offers. If you need to travel back to Lyon afterwards, train tickets London to Lyon are also available on gopili.

Lyon - London: the best time to book cheap trains

Cost of the train when booking in advance or at the last minute
















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Days before Departure

The Prices for train tickets Lyon to London are increasing the closer you get to your departure day. If we look at our data, if you purchase your train 3 months in advance, you can find tickets from £63 whereas when buying your ticket on the day you're travelling, you will have to pay at least £189 for your train. Thus, you may save 67% on the price of your ticket by purchasing your seat 3 months in advance instead of on the day you're travelling.

The results are based on the best prices found in the past 6 months when buying in advance versus at the last minute.

Train ticket types for your travel

Train tickets may look a bit difficult at first sight but it's easy to appreciate their functioning. To introduce, there are three principal train tickets types accessible in the UK for your train Lyon to London: Advance, Off-Peak and Anytime tickets.

  • Advance Ticket : These tickets are a great way to get really cheap train tickets. Advance train tickets are applicable up to 12 weeks before travel and offer the biggest discounts. To take benefit of these tickets you must book ahead: the earlier you make reservation, the cheaper the train costs are! Advance tickets Lyon to London are constantly sold as singles, but if you prefer to book tickets for a return trip, just purchase two Advance tickets. These tickets are only efficient for the date and train they are booked for. Also, these tickets cannot be refunded but can be amended before departure.
  • Off-Peak Ticket : If you want more flexibility than an Advance train ticket, the Off-Peak train tickets could be for you. These tickets are flexible and efficient at “off peak” times of the day. Off-Peak train tickets are cheaper than the Anytime ticket and still give the flexibility of going on any Off-peak trains. They can be bought any time before travelling, even at the last minute. They are valid at any time of the day on Weekend, and Public Holidays and after around 09:30 on Mondays to Fridays.
  • Anytime ticket : Anytime train tickets are entirely flexible and they can be utilized on any train, at any time, on any day. They provide entire security when you can't be sure of your travel times, or if you need to change the day you go. They are more expensive than advance or Off-Peak but they can be refunded.
  • For your information more ticket types exist in the England to travel to London, like Super-Off-Peak tickets, Season tickets, Rover and Rangers tickets…

Transport operators from Lyon to London

The following table lists the various transport operators serving the route Lyon to London.

Transport operators Departure Arrival
TGV Lyon London

And if you change?

Other alternatives of transport exist to travel from Lyon to London:

Bus from Lyon to London

Things to do in London

We have compiled for you a list of 6 points of interests that you can visit in London.

  • Big Ben
  • London Eye
  • Tower Bridge
  • Buckingham Palace
  • View from the Shard
  • Kensington Palace

As travel specialists, we understand that organizing a trip and searching for all the information about a specific city can be time consuming. We would like to help you by providing some points of interests, whether you are visiting for a small break or for holidays.

Every year, many people are visiting London. If you would like visit one of the most touristic place of the city, you have to go to Big Ben. If you have some time, we will also suggest you to go to Buckingham Palace and London Eye to complete your visit.

Another noteworthy place that you can discover is View from the Shard if you wish to know more about the city.

Tower Bridge is also a touristic site that we will recommend you to visit if you got spare time during your trip.

Lastly, if you're still looking to discover more about London, Kensington Palace can be the last step of your visit. While travellers might not consider it as the most important place to visit, it will help you get a complete view of the city and its history.

Best price found for train ticket from Lyon to London

We compare train ticket prices for all major companies to travel from Lyon to London by train and find the best price for you. Here are the best prices selected for the coming days to go to London. Your Lyon to London train ticket is just few clicks away!

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Part Dieu
St. Pancras International
£90.50 04/01/2018 15:04 Multiple companies 12 days ago
Part Dieu
St. Pancras International
£105.50 04/01/2018 17:34 Multiple companies 12 days ago
Part Dieu
St. Pancras International
£120.00 04/01/2018 17:00 TGV 12 days ago
Part Dieu
St. Pancras International
£134.00 24/02/2018 16:04 Multiple companies 1 month ago
Part Dieu
St. Pancras International
£164.00 04/01/2018 17:00 TGV 12 days ago

Best price found for Lyon to London train ticket for the next 30 days.

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