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Lyon to Poitiers by bus

The journey from Lyon to Poitiers by bus is 223.76 mi and takes 11 hr 40 min. There are 14 connections per day, with the first departure at 12:20 AM and the last at 11:40 PM. It is possible to travel from Lyon to Poitiers by bus for as little as $18.45 or as much as $178.57. The best price for this journey is $18.45.

Lowest Price$18.45
Journey Duration11 hr 40 min
Connection per Day14
Lowest Price$18.45
Highest Price$178.57
First Departure12:20 AM
Last Departure11:40 PM
Distance223.76 mi
DepartureLyon
ArrivalPoitiers
CarriersOUIGO, BlaBlaCar BusMore

Lyon to Poitiers Bus Times

Departure date
Tuesday, Feb 27, 2024

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How much does it cost to get from Lyon to Poitiers by bus?

The cheapest bus tickets from Lyon to Poitiers cost $18.45. On average, you can expect to spend around $45.99 for your bus ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper bus tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from Lyon to Poitiers.
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Prices will vary when you travel from Lyon to Poitiers. On average, though, you'll pay about $45.99 for a bus 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 bus 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 bus tickets.

How long does it take to get from Lyon to Poitiers by bus?

The journey between Lyon and Poitiers by bus is approximately 223.76 mi. It will take you more or less 11 hr 40 min to complete this journey. This average figure does not take into account any delays that might arise on your route in exceptional circumstances. If you are planning to make a connection or operating on a tight schedule, give yourself plenty of time. The journey between Lyon and Poitiers runs for about 223.76 mi and usually takes approximately 11 hr 40 min. However, this figure is an average and will vary according to a number of factors. Depending on the method of transport that you choose, you might be able to arrive in less time. The shortest time in which you can complete this journey is 8 hr 17 min. If you are trying to get from Lyon to Poitiers as quickly as possible, look for express routes or non-stopping services. Direct routes are not always the fastest way to travel. At times, you may even find a quicker route that involves a connection in another city.

How many times a day do departures from Lyon leave for Poitiers?

The exact number of journeys from Lyon to Poitiers 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 14 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 Poitiers. 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 Poitiers 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, 14 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Lyon to Poitiers. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Lyon to Poitiers, 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 Poitiers.

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

Bus companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around $22.21 to $77.13 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 71% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap bus tickets from Lyon to Poitiers

The cheapest Lyon - Poitiers bus tickets can be found for as low as $34.26 if you’re lucky, or $43.35 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $59.76.

Find the best day to travel to Poitiers by bus

When travelling to Poitiers by bus, 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.

Established in 2018, BlaBlaCar Bus was born out of BlaBlaCar's acquisition of OUIBUS in November of that same year. The company officially launched in June 2019 and has since been offering long-distance bus services across Europe. Initially known as BlaBlaBus, the company went on to adopt the name Ouibus, before finally deciding on its present name, BlaBlaCar Bus. BlaBlaCar Bus operates a network of routes that link several cities, including Aix-en-Provence, Amsterdam, Barcelona, Brussels, Genoa, Lille, London, Lyon, Marseille, Milan, Nice, Paris, Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport, San Sebastián, and Turin.

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.

TGV inOui, which replaces traditional TGV services by offering a contemporary upgrade, is a high-speed train service operated by the French National Railways, SNCF that make it easy to explore around 50 destinations in neighboring countries such as Belgium, Germany, and Spain. TGV inOUI is designed to offer more comfort and flexibility to travelers, with features such as spacious seats, Wi-Fi, and catering services. It connects major cities in France and provides a fast, convenient, and comfortable mode of travel.

Ticket types and facilities from Lyon to Poitiers

Compare the different ticket types and the facilities provided by OUIGO and TGV inOui when traveling from Lyon to Poitiers.

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 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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Second Class (The essentials)

For a practical and affordable journey, TGV INOUI has two fares for second class tickets: The Prems Second, an affordable option, and The Second, the classic second class. Both of them can be exchanged and refunded, subject to certain conditions. The Prem's fare tickets are perfect if you're looking for the lowest prices, starting at just 15€ and available for booking up to 4 months in advance.
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First Class (The comfort)

First-class tickets take your journey to the next level, offering enhanced comfort and exclusive benefits, including the option to choose seats in the Quiet Area. Additionally, this ticket offers flexibility for your booking and provides added benefits to Second Class features.
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Business Première (The flexibility)

Business Première offers premium advantages like no-cost exchanges or refunds and exclusive amenities including advanced Wi-Fi and access to Grand Voyageur lounges, all while ensuring flexibility in your booking.
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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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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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On TGV INOUI trains, enjoy complimentary WiFi access throughout your journey. Whether you're working, replying to emails, or diving into the TGV INOUI entertainment hub, we've got you covered.
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With a Business Première ticket, step into an exclusive coach designed for comfort. It's your silent sanctuary, ideal for both work and relaxation.
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Every seat on TGV inOUI is power-packed! With an outlet at your disposal, you're always charged and ready.
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On TGV INOUI trains, you can bring as much luggage as your arms and legs can carry, but remember to properly label your own luggage. Handbags and small items are best stored either at feet-level or under the seat; heavier pieces should be placed in an available corner of the car or along its central aisle.
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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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Travelers on TGV INOUI can look forward to an assortment of food and beverages. The train service presents a curated selection that promises to cater to diverse palates.
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Stay cool and comfortable. All TGV inOUI trains are air-conditioned, ensuring a pleasant journey, irrespective of the weather outside.
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Booking required for non-foldable bikes (€10) on select TGV INOUI trains, foldable bikes under 130x90cm can travel as hand luggage on any TGV INOUI train, disassembled bikes can be taken without booking if stored in a bike bag under 130x90cm. Aquatic or snowboards, folded scooters, and musical instruments can be taken as hand luggage if they are in a carrying case under 130 x 90 cm.
Services on board OUIGO, BlaBlaCar Bus and TGV inOui from Lyon to Poitiers
Compare services on board when travelling from Lyon to Poitiers by bus.
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Lyon to Poitiers CO2 Emissions by Bus

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Train
25.21kg
Bus
27.01kg
Flight
72.02kg
Car
57.62kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Lyon to Poitiers?
A bus ticket from Lyon to Poitiers is $45.99. 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 $18.45.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Lyon to Poitiers?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Lyon to Poitiers is $18.45. 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 Poitiers by bus?
Lyon to Poitiers is 223.76 mi.
How long does the bus between Lyon and Poitiers take?
Lyon to Poitiers is on average 11 hr 40 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 8 hr 17 min.
Which companies operate from Lyon to Poitiers?
The bus journey from Lyon to Poitiers is covered by 3 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: OUIGO, BlaBlaCar Bus, TGV inOui and FlixBus.
How many bus connections per day go from Lyon to Poitiers?
Lyon to Poitiers has 14 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Lyon to Poitiers leave?
The earliest bus from Lyon to Poitiers departs at 12:20 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 bus from Lyon to Poitiers depart?
The latest bus from Lyon to Poitiers departs at 11:40 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 Poitiers in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest bus ticket we have found is $18.45 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.
From which stations can I leave from Lyon to Poitiers?
There are 4 station(s) that you can depart from Lyon to go to Poitiers. You can go from Lyon Vaise, Lyon-Perrache, Lyon Part Dieu and Gare Saint-Paul and you can arrive at Poitiers Gare Routière and Liguge.
What's the fastest journey time between Lyon to Poitiers by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Lyon and Poitiers is 8 hr 17 min.
Is there a direct bus from Lyon to Poitiers?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Lyon and Poitiers.
What are the CO2 emissions for Lyon to Poitiers by bus?
The bus journey from Lyon to Poitiers creates 27.01kg of CO2 emissions.

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