Trains to Lyon leave from St Pancras International and you need to arrive 30 mins before departure to clear security. Then you can settle in on board as we speed you to the gastronomic capital of France.
Our trains are designed with comfort in mind, so whichever class you travel in, you’ll have lots of space to relax and enjoy the 4h 41min journey to Lyon Part-Dieu.
In Standard Premier and Business Premier you’ll get a complimentary breakfast and lunch en route. Standard passengers can visit Café Métropole for meals, drinks and snacks.
Our trains have spacious, four-seater tables, which are perfect for families or groups of friends. Get up and stretch your legs or just sit back and enjoy the changing scenery.
Eurostar trains arrive at Lyon Part-Dieu station. Just step off the train and straight onto a metro, bus or tram, and start exploring this vibrant, foodie’s paradise.
At some point during your visit, take a break from eating and sightseeing and head to the stunning Musée des Confluences.
A UNESCO World Heritage site with superb restaurants, world-class museums and galleries, fabulous festivals and two rivers running through the centre – Lyon pretty much has it all.
If you have an adventurous appetite, Lyon’s the place for you.
Try the dumpling-like quenelles, brave an andouillette sausage, sample some Saint-Marcellin or devour a praline tart.
May: Les Nuits Sonores
June-July: Les Nuits de Fourvière
Sept-Dec: Lyon Biennial
Nov-Dec: Christmas markets
December: Festival of Lights
From the big bang to the human brain, the visually stunning Musée des Confluences explores the origins of life on earth.