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Lyon to Valencia by train

The journey from Lyon to Valencia by train is 509 mi and takes 15 hr 40 min. There are 2 connections per day, with the first departure at 2:10 PM and the last at 4:06 PM. It is possible to travel from Lyon to Valencia by train for as little as $82.50 or as much as $157.02. The best price for this journey is $82.50.

Lowest Price$82.50
Journey Duration15 hr 40 min
Connection per Day2
Lowest Price$82.50
Highest Price$157.02
First Departure2:10 PM
Last Departure4:06 PM
Distance509 mi
DepartureLyon
ArrivalValencia
CarriersTGV inOui, SNCFMore

Lyon to Valencia Train Times

Departure date
Thursday, May 30, 2024

Your journey from Lyon to Valencia with Virail

Virail helps thousands of travelers plan their journeys every year. How? It's easy. Just enter the dates on which you plan to travel from Lyon to Valencia. Our powerful engine will look at the data from thousands of travel providers, then show you all the available routes. You can choose to travel however you want. Decide on the type of transport you want to use, what time of day you'd like to set off and whether you'd like a direct journey or one with connections. When you've found your ideal route, Virail will redirect you to the web page of the provider. There, you can make your booking, then it's time to prepare for your trip.

How much do train tickets from Lyon to Valencia cost?

The cheapest train tickets from Lyon to Valencia cost $82.50. On average, you can expect to spend around $116.12 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 Valencia.
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When you're traveling from Lyon to Valencia, you can expect to pay an average of approximately $116.12. 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.

How long does the journey from Lyon to Valencia take by train?

The journey between Lyon and Valencia by train is approximately 509 mi. It will take you more or less 15 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 from Lyon to Valencia covers a distance of 509 mi. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 15 hr 40 min. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 14 hr 20 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 Valencia faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

When do the first and last departures from Lyon to Valencia leave?

The first journey of the day departs from Lyon at 2:10 PM. If you prefer to travel later in the day, the last departure will leave at 4:06 PM. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between Lyon and Valencia. However, they are somewhat changeable as they may be affected by local events or holidays, peak seasons, or other factors. Always check your travel dates in advance to be on the safe side. The first departure of the night from Lyon to Valencia leaves at 2:10 PM, while the last journey sets out at 4:06 PM. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Lyon and Valencia. 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 Valencia?

There are different options to choose from when traveling between Lyon and Valencia. You can start your journey in Lyon at stations such as Lyon Saint-Paul,Lyon, Perrache,Lyon - Vaise,Lyon - Part-Dieu. These connect to stations including Valencia Airport (VLC),Valencia Joaquín Sorolla,Valencia, Estació d'autobusos,Valencia-Estacio Del Nord in Valencia. There may not be a direct connection between all the stations in the two locations. Some providers will only serve a selection of the stations, and you may have to travel from one station to another in the same city after arrival to reach your ultimate destination. Virail will show you both all direct routes and any connecting services which you can take to get from Lyon to Valencia.

How many journeys from Lyon to Valencia take place each day?

On average, there are 2 daily departures from Lyon to Valencia. 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 Valencia. There are 2 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Lyon to Valencia. 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 Valencia
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Lyon to Valencia.

Book in advance and save

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

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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Virail Pro Tip ✌: Booking 10 days in advance save 10% on average

Price as departure date approaches

Train companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around $55.73 to $196.28 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 72% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap train tickets from Lyon to Valencia

The cheapest Lyon - Valencia train tickets can be found for as low as $82.50 if you’re lucky, or $119.55 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $166.67.

Find the best day to travel to Valencia by train

When travelling to Valencia 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.

Alsa, founded in 1923, is a prominent Spanish bus company that operates national and international routes. The company has grown to become one of the largest bus companies in Europe. Alsa provides a comprehensive range of services, including regular and express routes, luxury buses, and sleeper buses. Alsa, dedicated to sustainability, reduces its carbon footprint by using alternative fuels and energy-efficient technologies.

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.

Société Nationale des Chemins de fer Français, or SNCF, is the name of the French National Railway Company. Explore the beauty of France with SNCF rail transport and choose between three major SNCF trains - TGV inOui, TER, and INTERCITÉS - for travel on national, regional, and local routes, including high-speed trains departing from Paris train stations. Also, SNCF aims to revolutionize sustainable travel by becoming the world's first carbon-neutral operator, offering this eco-friendly service at no additional cost to passengers.

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.

Union Ivkoni is a Bulgarian bus company that operates domestically and internationally. Founded in 1992, the company has grown to become one of the largest bus operators in Bulgaria, with a fleet of over 1,000 buses. Union Ivkoni offers a wide range of services, including regular bus lines, charter services, and international routes to destinations throughout Europe. The company is known for its modern fleet, comfortable buses, and reliable service.

Ticket types and facilities from Lyon to Valencia

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

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

Ecology
Train
57.34kg
Bus
61.44kg
Flight
163.83kg
Car
131.06kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Lyon to Valencia by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Lyon and Valencia are 57.34kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Lyon and Valencia? By taking the train between Lyon and Valencia you will save 106.49kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 4.1kg compared to a bus and 73.72kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Lyon to Valencia?
A train ticket from Lyon to Valencia is $116.12. 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 $82.50.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Lyon to Valencia?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Lyon to Valencia is $82.50. 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 Valencia by train?
Lyon to Valencia is 509 mi.
How long does the train between Lyon and Valencia take?
Lyon to Valencia is on average 15 hr 40 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 14 hr 20 min.
Which companies operate from Lyon to Valencia?
The train journey from Lyon to Valencia is covered by 5 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: TGV inOui, SNCF, FlixBus, Union Ivkoni, Alsa and OUIGO.
How many train connections per day go from Lyon to Valencia?
Lyon to Valencia has 2 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Lyon to Valencia leave?
The earliest train from Lyon to Valencia departs at 2:10 PM. 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 Valencia depart?
The latest train from Lyon to Valencia departs at 4:06 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 Valencia 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 $82.50 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 Valencia by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Lyon and Valencia is 14 hr 20 min.
Is there a direct train from Lyon to Valencia?
Yes, there is a direct train between Lyon and Valencia.
What are the CO2 emissions for Lyon to Valencia by train?
The train journey from Lyon to Valencia creates 57.34kg of CO2 emissions.

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