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Poitiers to Lyon by bus

The journey from Poitiers to Lyon by bus is 223.76 mi and takes 12 hr 26 min. There are 11 connections per day, with the first departure at 1:40 AM and the last at 8:08 PM. It is possible to travel from Poitiers to Lyon by bus for as little as $47.19 or as much as $133.41. The best price for this journey is $47.19.

Lowest Price$47.19
Journey Duration12 hr 26 min
Connection per Day11
Lowest Price$47.19
Highest Price$133.41
First Departure1:40 AM
Last Departure8:08 PM
Distance223.76 mi
DeparturePoitiers
ArrivalLyon
CarriersFlixBus, TER

Poitiers to Lyon Bus Times

Departure date
Friday, Jul 19, 2024

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

On average, a bus ticket from Poitiers to Lyon will cost you $82.11. However, there may be cheaper alternatives available. Virail will show you the lowest prices available for your chosen travel dates, which could be as little as $47.19. If you are trying to stick to a budget, there are several ways you can seek out lower ticket prices. For example, if your travel dates are flexible, you might find that some days of the week are cheaper than others. Traveling during peak season will usually cost more, so avoid that if you want to save money. Even the time of day can affect the price of tickets sometimes. You can also look for an indirect route, which may be cheaper than a direct connection. Often, the cheapest bus tickets can be found by booking well in advance. However, be mindful that many companies do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest tickets.
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The prices for bus tickets from Poitiers to Lyon vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. The average bus ticket price is approximately $82.11. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.

How long does the journey from Poitiers to Lyon take by bus?

The journey between Poitiers and Lyon by bus is approximately 223.76 mi. It will take you more or less 12 hr 26 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 Poitiers and Lyon runs for about 223.76 mi and usually takes approximately 12 hr 26 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 10 hr 22 min. If you are trying to get from Poitiers to Lyon 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 journeys run from Poitiers to Lyon?

The route from Poitiers to Lyon is served by providers including . From this list of transport providers, there are up to departures each day. However, this exact number will vary. On average, journeys depart from Poitiers 11 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Poitiers to Lyon, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of 0 direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 11 journeys with one change or more each day. These numbers are all averages. They can slightly vary depending on the day of the week, the season of the year, local festivals, and other factors. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Poitiers to Lyon. 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 Poitiers to Lyon
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Poitiers to Lyon.

Book in advance and save

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

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 $25.64 to $61.05 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 58% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap bus tickets from Poitiers to Lyon

The cheapest Poitiers - Lyon bus tickets can be found for as low as $22.26 if you’re lucky, or $32.52 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $44.88.

Find the best day to travel to Lyon by bus

When travelling to Lyon 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.

FlixBus, a long-distance bus company, operates in both Europe and the United States. Founded in 2013, it has grown to become one of the largest bus operators in Europe, connecting over 2,500 destinations in 30 countries. Originating in Germany, FlixBus has expanded quickly to neighboring countries including France, Italy, Denmark, the Netherlands, and Croatia, while also offering regular services to Norway, Spain, and England. With affordable fares and comfortable amenities such as free Wi-Fi, power outlets, and onboard toilets, FlixBus provides a convenient and enjoyable travel 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 Poitiers to Lyon

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

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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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 FlixBus, TER and BlaBlaCar Bus from Poitiers to Lyon
Compare services on board when travelling from Poitiers to Lyon by bus.
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Poitiers to Lyon 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 Poitiers to Lyon?
A bus ticket from Poitiers to Lyon is $82.11. 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 $47.19.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Poitiers to Lyon?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Poitiers to Lyon is $47.19. 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 Poitiers and Lyon by bus?
Poitiers to Lyon is 223.76 mi.
How long does the bus between Poitiers and Lyon take?
Poitiers to Lyon is on average 12 hr 26 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 10 hr 22 min.
Which companies operate from Poitiers to Lyon?
The bus journey from Poitiers to Lyon is covered by 2 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: FlixBus, TER and BlaBlaCar Bus.
How many bus connections per day go from Poitiers to Lyon?
Poitiers to Lyon has 11 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Poitiers to Lyon leave?
The earliest bus from Poitiers to Lyon departs at 1:40 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 Poitiers to Lyon depart?
The latest bus from Poitiers to Lyon departs at 8:08 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 Poitiers to Lyon 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 $47.19 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 Poitiers to Lyon by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Poitiers and Lyon is 10 hr 22 min.
Is there a direct bus from Poitiers to Lyon?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Poitiers and Lyon.
What are the CO2 emissions for Poitiers to Lyon by bus?
The bus journey from Poitiers to Lyon creates 27.01kg of CO2 emissions.

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