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Lyon to Reims by train

The journey from Lyon to Reims by train is 245.16 mi and takes 4 hr 25 min. There are 43 connections per day, with the first departure at 5:50 AM and the last at 8:29 PM. It is possible to travel from Lyon to Reims by train for as little as $40.03 or as much as $151.90. The best price for this journey is $40.03.

Lowest Price$40.03
Journey Duration4 hr 25 min
Connection per Day43
Lowest Price$40.03
Highest Price$151.90
First Departure5:50 AM
Last Departure8:29 PM
Distance245.16 mi
DepartureLyon
ArrivalReims
CarriersOUIGO, FlixBusMore

Lyon to Reims Train Times

Departure date
Sunday, Apr 14, 2024

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How much will I pay for train tickets from Lyon to Reims?

When you're traveling from Lyon to Reims, you can expect to pay an average of approximately $97.98. You might be able to find prices as low as $40.03, but it all depends on how you travel. Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest train tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as train ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper train tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.
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On average, a train ticket from Lyon to Reims will cost you $97.98. 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 train 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.

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

With a distance of 245.16 mi between Lyon and Reims, it will usually take 4 hr 25 min to complete the journey. This average figure may vary from day to day. Delays could be caused by unexpected weather conditions, roadworks or construction, local events, or other unforeseen circumstances. Remember that your journey may take longer than 4 hr 25 min. Make your plans with this in mind to avoid disappointment, particularly if you are traveling on a tight schedule. The journey between Lyon and Reims runs for about 245.16 mi and usually takes approximately 4 hr 25 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 3 hr 6 min. If you are trying to get from Lyon to Reims 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.

When do departures from Lyon to Reims leave?

In general, the first departure of the day will leave Lyon at 5:50 AM, and the last departure will leave at 8:29 PM. However, it is important to remember that this is general information, and these journey times are not necessarily available every day. Timetables for each provider on the route from Lyon to Reims can change from day to day or month to month. In particular, many providers offer different schedules on weekdays and weekends. Public holidays, local events, and seasonal timetables can also cause schedules to change. The first departure of the night from Lyon to Reims leaves at 5:50 AM, while the last journey sets out at 8:29 PM. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Lyon and Reims. 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.

When traveling from Lyon to Reims by train, which stations can I use?

You will be able to leave Lyon by using stations such as Lyon Saint-Paul,Lyon, Perrache,Lyon - Part-Dieu,Lyon - Vaise. These connect you to stations including Champagne - Ardenne TGV,REIMS in Reims. 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 Reims, for your convenience while traveling.

How many times a day do journeys run from Lyon to Reims?

You will be able to travel from Lyon to Reims using companies such as . Combined, these providers offer an average of 43 journeys each day. This average figure may not necessarily reflect your chosen travel dates. On certain days of the week, there may be more or less journeys available. At the busiest times, there will be up to departures available in a single day. You can choose to travel from Lyon to Reims using both direct and indirect routes. These options will help you find a journey that suits your budget, your time frame, and the circumstances of your trip. There are, on average, 0 direct connections from Lyon to Reims each day. Indirect connections add more possibilities, giving you extra flexibility when traveling. In an average day, you will find 43 journeys with at least one change. These figures may vary at certain times of year, and some routes might not run every day of the week. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Lyon to Reims. 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 Reims
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Lyon to Reims.

Book in advance and save

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

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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Best time to book cheap train tickets from Lyon to Reims

The cheapest Lyon - Reims train tickets can be found for as low as $29.15 if you’re lucky, or $58.89 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $111.87.

Find the best day to travel to Reims by train

When travelling to Reims 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.

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.

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.

TGV stands for Train à Grande Vitesse, which translates to a high-speed train. It is a type of high-speed train that operates in France and other parts of Europe. The TGV was first introduced in 1981 and has since become a popular mode of transportation for domestic and international travel. The TGV (Train à Grande Vitesse), now refers to a type of train that can reach a speed of 320km/h on high-speed lines in France. In France and Europe, there are two types of TGV operated by SNCF Voyageurs: the TGV INOUI, which offers a higher level of comfort, and the low-cost TGV OUIGO.

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 Reims

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

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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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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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.
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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, FlixBus and TGV from Lyon to Reims
Compare services on board when travelling from Lyon to Reims by train.
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Lyon to Reims CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
27.62kg
Bus
29.59kg
Flight
78.91kg
Car
63.13kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Lyon to Reims by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Lyon and Reims are 27.62kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Lyon and Reims? By taking the train between Lyon and Reims you will save 51.29kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 1.97kg compared to a bus and 35.51kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Lyon to Reims?
A train ticket from Lyon to Reims is $97.98. 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 $40.03.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Lyon to Reims?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Lyon to Reims is $40.03. 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 Reims by train?
Lyon to Reims is 245.16 mi.
How long does the train between Lyon and Reims take?
Lyon to Reims is on average 4 hr 25 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 3 hr 6 min.
Which companies operate from Lyon to Reims?
The train journey from Lyon to Reims is covered by 5 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: OUIGO, FlixBus, TGV, TER, TGV inOui and BlaBlaCar Bus.
How many train connections per day go from Lyon to Reims?
Lyon to Reims has 43 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Lyon to Reims leave?
The earliest train from Lyon to Reims departs at 5:50 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 Reims depart?
The latest train from Lyon to Reims departs at 8:29 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 Reims 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 $40.03 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 Reims by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Lyon and Reims is 3 hr 6 min.
Is there a direct train from Lyon to Reims?
Yes, there is a direct train between Lyon and Reims.
What are the CO2 emissions for Lyon to Reims by train?
The train journey from Lyon to Reims creates 27.62kg of CO2 emissions.

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