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Do you know the best way to get from Nantes to Lyon? No? Don't worry, Virail knows. Our search tool uses data from thousands of travel providers to show you all the available routes for your chosen travel dates. Whether you want to travel by train, bus, plane, or carpool, we can help. Filter your results to suit your personal needs: decide whether you want a one-way or round trip ticket, look for a direct journey or one with connections, and choose the time of day that you prefer to travel. Take a look at all the information and find the transport option that's right for you. When you've selected your ideal journey, Virail will transfer you to the website of your chosen travel provider, where you can complete your booking. Your adventure is waiting - let Virail help you today.

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

On average, a train ticket from Nantes to Lyon will cost you $ 123.64. 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 $ 1.41. 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.

Nantes to Lyon by train

Best price $ 17.58
Journey duration 5 h 37 min
Connections per day 14
First departure 06:50
Last departure 18:06
Distance 320.6 mi

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Route Summary by train

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12
Carriers
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OUI.sncf
Duration: 6 h 42 min
Nantes - Lyon Part Dieu
16:40 - 23:22
$ 94.55
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OUI.sncf
Duration: 5 h 20 min
Nantes - Lyon Part Dieu
14:10 - 19:30
$ 153.49
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OUI.sncf
Duration: 5 h 50 min
Nantes - Lyon Part Dieu
15:06 - 20:56
$ 168.02
OUI.sncf-logo
OUI.sncf
Duration: 5 h 24 min
Nantes - Lyon Part Dieu
16:02 - 21:26
$ 168.02
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OUI.sncf
Duration: 5 h 24 min
Nantes - Lyon Part Dieu
13:02 - 18:26
$ 171.18
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OUI.sncf
Duration: 4 h 29 min
Nantes - Lyon Part Dieu
14:01 - 18:30
$ 174.58
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OUI.sncf
Duration: 5 h 41 min
Nantes - Lyon Part Dieu
17:02 - 22:43
$ 174.58

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

The distance between Nantes and Lyon is around 321.2 mi. Depending on the exact route and provider you travel with, your journey time can vary. On average, this journey will take approximately 5 h 37 min. However, the fastest routes between Nantes and Lyon take 7 min. If a fast journey is a priority for you when traveling, look out for express services that may get you there faster. Some flexibility may be necessary when booking. Often, these services only leave at particular times of day - or even on certain days of the week. You may also find a faster journey by taking an indirect route and connecting in another station along the way.

When do departures from Nantes to Lyon leave?

If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Nantes to Lyon, which usually leaves at 06:40. The last scheduled departure of the day is normally at 18:06. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year.

Which stations are used when traveling from Nantes to Lyon?

In Nantes, departure stations include NANTES, Lyon Perrache, Sathonay and Crépieux-la-Pape. When you arrive in Lyon, you may be able to disembark at stations such as Lyon Vaise, LYON PERRACHE and Lyon Part Dieu. Remember though that the exact stations served on each route can vary. Different providers may depart from and arrive at different stations. Furthermore, if you travel on an express service, the number of stations may be limited, and the exact stations served on a particular route may vary at different times of day or day of the week. Check in advance to ensure that you are departing from and arriving at a station that is convenient for your journey.

How many journeys from Nantes to Lyon are there every day?

If you want to get from Nantes to Lyon, you can travel with providers such as SNCF, OUI.sncf, Inoui and OUIGO. You will find a maximum number of 68 departures per day. On average, there are 13 departures per day. Book in advance to make sure that your journey will run smoothly and you depart at a time that suits you best. When you travel, you can look for direct journeys or other routes which offer connections and changes. On average, there are 4 direct journeys between Nantes and Lyon. If you don't mind changing along the way, you may find more options available to you. There are usually 9 journeys with at least one change. These numbers may vary depending on the time of year or day of the week. Some travelers prefer direct routes, particularly if they are carrying heavy suitcases or concerned about missing a connection. Others enjoy the flexibility offered by connecting journeys. Whatever you prefer, Virail can help you find the right options to suit you.