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Lyon to Poitiers by train

The journey from Lyon to Poitiers by train is 223.76 mi and takes 8 hr 27 min. There are 4 connections per day, with the first departure at 8:24 AM and the last at 1:34 PM. It is possible to travel from Lyon to Poitiers by train for as little as $51.79 or as much as $68.77. The best price for this journey is $51.79.

Lowest Price$51.79
Journey Duration8 hr 27 min
Connection per Day4
Lowest Price$51.79
Highest Price$68.77
First Departure8:24 AM
Last Departure1:34 PM
Distance223.76 mi
DepartureLyon
ArrivalPoitiers
CarriersOUIGO, TERMore

Lyon to Poitiers Train Times

Departure date
Thursday, May 30, 2024

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How can I get the cheapest train tickets to travel from Lyon to Poitiers?

Prices will vary when you travel from Lyon to Poitiers. On average, though, you'll pay about $61.45 for a train ticket. You can find train tickets for prices as low as $51.79, but it may require some flexibility with your travel plans. 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 train 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 train tickets.
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On average, you can expect to spend around $61.45 for your train 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 train 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.

How long is the journey from Lyon to Poitiers by train?

The average journey time is 8 hr 27 min. This is how long it takes to cross the 223.76 mi from Lyon to Poitiers. When planning your journey, remember that delays are a possibility. Some unplanned events could cause your journey from Lyon to Poitiers to take longer than 8 hr 27 min. The journey from Lyon to Poitiers covers a distance of 223.76 mi. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 8 hr 27 min. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 7 hr 28 min. For faster journeys, look for express routes. Please remember that these may only depart at certain times of day, or on particular days of the week. You may also find that you can go from Lyon to Poitiers faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

What time are the first and last departures from Lyon to Poitiers?

If you prefer to travel early, you will usually find the first departure from Lyon to Poitiers leaving at 8:24 AM. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last daily departure leaves at 1:34 PM.If you have some flexibility over the day on which you travel, you might find more options available to you. For example, some providers may only run early morning routes on weekdays, when people are traveling to work. You will often find fewer options available on weekends or public holidays. The first departure of the night from Lyon to Poitiers leaves at 8:24 AM, while the last journey sets out at 1:34 PM. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Lyon and Poitiers. However, different providers' timetables can vary from day to day or month to month, so these particular departures may not be available every day. Some providers may change their schedules on public holidays and weekends, or during the summer months. Check your travel dates when making your booking.

Which stations are used when traveling from Lyon to Poitiers?

You will be able to leave Lyon by using stations such as Lyon - Vaise,Lyon, Perrache,Lyon - Part-Dieu,Lyon Saint-Paul. These connect you to stations including POITIERS,Gare SNCF LIGUGE,Rue Jean Bouchet in Poitiers. Check carefully before making a booking. Some or all of these stations will appear on the route, depending on the transport provider you use for your trip. Check carefully to see which route your chosen transport provider follows, to see if it passes through a station that is convenient for your needs. It may be necessary to make a short journey between stations either in Lyon or in Poitiers, for your convenience while traveling.

How many daily journeys are there from Lyon to Poitiers?

On average, there are 4 daily departures from Lyon to Poitiers. However, there may be more or less on different days. Providers' timetables can change on certain days of the week or public holidays, and many also vary at particular times of year. Some providers change their schedules during the summer season, for example. At very busy times, there may be up to departures each day. The providers that travel along this route include , and each operates according to their own specific schedules. As a traveler, you may prefer a direct journey, or you may not mind making changes and connections. If you have heavy suitcases, a direct journey could be best; otherwise, you might be able to save money and enjoy more flexibility by making a change along the way. Every day, there are an average of 0 departures from Lyon which travel directly to Poitiers. There are 4 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 train 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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The cheapest Lyon - Poitiers train tickets can be found for as low as $50.29 if you’re lucky, or $67.60 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $128.28.

Find the best day to travel to Poitiers by train

When travelling to Poitiers by train, 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.

Frecciarossa, operated by Trenitalia, the national railway company, is a renowned high-speed train service in Italy. FRECCIAROSSA trains, reaching speeds of up to 300 km/h, connect major cities including Rome, Milan, Naples, Florence, 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.

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 Lyon to Poitiers

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

Premium

Premium service includes a wider seat, more legroom, and access to additional amenities such as a welcome drink and a choice of newspapers. Coach 4 on the Frecciarossa 1000 train is reserved for the Premium level.
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Standard

Standard is the basic level of service and includes a comfortable seat and access to basic onboard services. Coaches 5-8 are for the Standard level with seats covered in gray eco-leather.
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Executive

Executive is the highest level of service and includes all of the amenities of the Business level, as well as a personal entertainment system, and gourmet meals served by a dedicated onboard chef.
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Business

Business service is designed for business travelers and includes all of the amenities of the Premium level, as well as access to a dedicated Business Lounge and priority boarding. Coaches 2 and 3 of Frecciarossa 1000 are reserved for the Business level of service.
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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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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

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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On Frecciarossa trains, free WiFi is available. Use their Portale FRECCE service to watch movies, TV, and catch up on news. It also provides travel updates and additional booking options.
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Seek serenity? Frecciarossa offers designated quiet zones for Business Class to ensure a peaceful journey, free from distractions.
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No matter the model – be it ETR 500, ETR 600, ETR 700, or ETR 1000 – every seat comes with its power socket to keep your devices charged.
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On Frecciarossa trains, you won't face any restrictions on the amount of luggage you can bring on board. You can easily stow small bags and items in overhead racks or under your seat, while larger suitcases can be placed in the luggage racks situated in the compartments or close to the exterior doors.
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Special assistance is a call away for those who require it. Dial the toll-free 800 90 60 60 from Italian landlines or the international number +3902323232 from any phone, including from abroad.
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Satiate your hunger at the FrecciaBistrò, stationed at the train's center. Or, for added convenience, order directly to your seat through the Portale FRECCE's EasyBistrò. Premium and Business Class travelers receive complimentary snacks and drinks, while Executive Class passengers delight in gourmet meals curated by chef Carlo Cracc.
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No matter the weather outside, stay comfortably cool with onboard air-conditioning.
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Folding bikes are allowed as hand luggage, while non-folding bikes need to be disassembled and placed in travel cases shown to the conductor or platform staff before boarding, and stowed in a specific part of the train.
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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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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 OUIGO, TER and Frecciarossa from Lyon to Poitiers
Compare services on board when travelling from Lyon to Poitiers by train.
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Lyon to Poitiers CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
25.21kg
Bus
27.01kg
Flight
72.02kg
Car
57.62kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Lyon to Poitiers by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Lyon and Poitiers are 25.21kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Lyon and Poitiers? By taking the train between Lyon and Poitiers you will save 46.81kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 1.8kg compared to a bus and 32.41kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Lyon to Poitiers?
A train ticket from Lyon to Poitiers is $61.45. 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 $51.79.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Lyon to Poitiers?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Lyon to Poitiers is $51.79. 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 train?
Lyon to Poitiers is 223.76 mi.
How long does the train between Lyon and Poitiers take?
Lyon to Poitiers is on average 8 hr 27 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 7 hr 28 min.
Which companies operate from Lyon to Poitiers?
The train 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, TER, Frecciarossa and TGV inOui.
How many train connections per day go from Lyon to Poitiers?
Lyon to Poitiers has 4 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Lyon to Poitiers leave?
The earliest train from Lyon to Poitiers departs at 8:24 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 train from Lyon to Poitiers depart?
The latest train from Lyon to Poitiers departs at 1:34 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 train ticket we have found is $51.79 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 Lyon to Poitiers by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Lyon and Poitiers is 7 hr 28 min.
Is there a direct train from Lyon to Poitiers?
Yes, there is a direct train between Lyon and Poitiers.
What are the CO2 emissions for Lyon to Poitiers by train?
The train journey from Lyon to Poitiers creates 25.21kg of CO2 emissions.

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