Quickly to the heart of Lyon
- From € 73* one-way trip with TGV
- Travel time Amsterdam – Lyon 5.43 hours
- Every day via Brussels and Paris
- Tip! Early booking = lowest prices
The advantages of travelling by train
- Board directly, no check-ins
- Comfortable seating
- Arrival in the heart of town
- No parking costs
- Online no booking fee
For the real Burgundians, Lyon is a good place to be. As the culinary capital of France, there is a huge offer of restaurants and bistros. This ranges from starred restaurants to the more affordable options. Also nice to visit is Les Halles de Lyon, the market where restaurateurs buy their wares. In Vieux-Lyon, you’ll find pleasant restaurants, bars and shops. Characteristic of Lyon are the traboules: narrow, covered alleys where silk workers used to transport their goods. Some of them are open to the public. For more culture, visit the Musée des Beaux Arts. This museum has a huge collection, from ancient Egypt to the present day.
Travel information LyonYou travel to Brussels with Thalys or Intercity Brussels, where you catch the TGV to Lyon. During your trip, you’ll have all you need to able to relax in our comfortable seats.
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For a complete travel itinerary, consult our itinerary planner
Prices train tickets LyonNo trip is the same. We are very aware of this and therefore offer a fitting rate for every travel situation.
The price depends on
- The moment of booking - Early booking means lowest prices
- Travel class - 1st or 2nd class
- Flexibility - Regarding rebooking and cancellations
Find out everything about TGV rates here
Options flexibility Thalys
- Bargain tickets
- Limited rebooking
- Subject to availability
- Change possible
- 50% refund
- Sufficient available
- Rebooking free of charge
- Cancellation free of charge
- Always available
Book in advance and save money!Book with TGV 2 to 3 months in advance, and buy one-way tickets to Lyon from € 73! The sooner you book, the lower the price. The cheapest tickets cannot be rebooked or cancelled.
General tips for getting the cheapest tickets
- Book as early as possibly to have the most chance of getting the cheapest tickets
- Travelling in the evening is often cheaper
- For a weekend getaway, travel Sat-Sun-Mon instead of Fri-Sat-Sun
- Book online to avoid booking costs
Facilities on board the trainWe would gladly inform you about all facilities on board so that you can make your journey more comfortable.
Read all about the facilities and practical issues of Thalys
Read all about the facilities and practical issues of Intercity Brussels
Read all about the facilities and practical issues of TGV
View the itinerary plannerPlease keep in mind that there could be delays or engineering works and check your trip with the itinerary planner. That way, you will never get an unpleasant surprise!
Download the appDownload our app so that you will be kept informed of the possible changes.
Change trains in Paris or BrusselsBefore you can travel with the TGV to Lyon, you travel to Brussel-Zuid (Midi) or Paris-Nord.
- Brussel-Zuid (Midi): Follow the signs 'Thalys' until you reach the main hall. The large information panels will indicate the platform from which your TGV will depart. More information
- Paris-Nord: To catch your TGV you will first need to travel with the RER to station Gare de Lyon. From Paris-Nord you take RER line D in the direction of Corbeil Essonnes to get to Gare de Lyon. For the transfer in Paris you can buy a ticket at the bar. More information
Free access to the loungesIf you have a 1st class ticket, you can enjoy a free drink at the NS International Lounge in Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport and Rotterdam.
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*Listed from-prices are based on one-way trips, 2nd class, from Amsterdam Central Station. All rates are subject to availability and applicable fare conditions.