Train Valencia - Lyon prices from $43.10

Start From
$43.10

Valencia to Lyon by train

The journey from Valencia to Lyon by train is 509 mi and takes 31 hr 6 min. There are 9 connections per day, with the first departure at 6:56 AM and the last at 10:00 PM. It is possible to travel from Valencia to Lyon by train for as little as $43.10 or as much as $283.27. The best price for this journey is $43.10.

Lowest Price$43.10
Journey Duration31 hr 6 min
Connection per Day9
Lowest Price$43.10
Highest Price$283.27
First Departure6:56 AM
Last Departure10:00 PM
Distance509 mi
DepartureValencia
ArrivalLyon
CarriersOUIGO, Union IvkoniMore

Valencia to Lyon Train Times

Departure date
Saturday, Mar 2, 2024

Your journey from Valencia to Lyon with Virail

Virail's search tool will provide you with the options you need when you want to go from Valencia to Lyon. All you need to do is enter the dates of your planned journey, and let us take care of everything else. Our engine does the hard work, searching through thousands of routes offered by our trusted travel partners to show you options for traveling by train, bus, plane, or carpool. You can filter the results to suit your needs. There are a number of filtering options, including price, one-way or round trip, departure or arrival time, duration of journey, or number of connections. Soon you'll find the best choice for your journey. When you're ready, Virail will transfer you to the provider's website to complete the booking. No matter where you're going, get there with Virail.

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

When you're traveling from Valencia to Lyon, you can expect to pay an average of approximately $122.74. You might be able to find prices as low as $43.10, 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.
Unfortunately, no price was found for your trip from Valencia to Lyon. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find price results.
When you're traveling from Valencia to Lyon, you can expect to pay an average of approximately $122.74. 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 much time will it take to go from Valencia to Lyon by train?

Traveling from Valencia to Lyon by train will usually take 31 hr 6 min. This journey covers a distance of 509 mi . When planning your trip, bear in mind that 31 hr 6 min is an average, and route times may vary from day to day. Weather conditions, issues with transport, unexpected diversions, and local events could all cause delays to your journey. Please keep the possibility of these exceptional events in mind when making travel plans. The journey from Valencia to Lyon covers a distance of 509 mi. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 31 hr 6 min. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 18 hr 14 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 Valencia to Lyon faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

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

If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Valencia to Lyon, which usually leaves at 6:56 AM. The last scheduled departure of the day is normally at 10:00 PM. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year. The first departure of the night from Valencia to Lyon leaves at 6:56 AM, while the last journey sets out at 10:00 PM. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Valencia and Lyon. 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 Valencia to Lyon by train, which stations can I use?

You will be able to leave Valencia by using stations such as . These connect you to stations including in Lyon. 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 Valencia or in Lyon, for your convenience while traveling.

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

The route from Valencia 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 Valencia 9 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Valencia 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 9 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 Valencia to Lyon. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

Show full descriptionHide full description

Compare prices and tickets from Valencia to Lyon

Cheap train tickets from Valencia to Lyon
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Valencia to Lyon.

Book in advance and save

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

Show tickets by
Best time to book Valencia to Lyon travel

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

Best time to book cheap train tickets from Valencia to Lyon

The cheapest Valencia - Lyon train tickets can be found for as low as $122.75 if you’re lucky, or $185.66 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $351.78.

Find the best day to travel to Lyon by train

When travelling to Lyon 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.

Established in 2018, BlaBlaCar Bus was born out of BlaBlaCar's acquisition of OUIBUS in November of that same year. The company officially launched in June 2019 and has since been offering long-distance bus services across Europe. Initially known as BlaBlaBus, the company went on to adopt the name Ouibus, before finally deciding on its present name, BlaBlaCar Bus. BlaBlaCar Bus operates a network of routes that link several cities, including Aix-en-Provence, Amsterdam, Barcelona, Brussels, Genoa, Lille, London, Lyon, Marseille, Milan, Nice, Paris, Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport, San Sebastián, and Turin.

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.

Iryo is a Spanish high-speed train operator, founded in 2019 and serving Spain's major cities such as Madrid, Barcelona, Malaga, Seville, Valencia and Zaragoza. iryo operates on the national rail network in Spain, using the latest AVE high-speed trains to transport passengers at speeds of up to 310 km/h.

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.

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 Valencia to Lyon

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

Singular

The "Singular fare" offers flexibility for entrepreneurs and companies with personalized customer service from iryo assistants.
wifi WiFi
power_sockets Power sockets
luggage Luggage
accessibility Accessibility
food_and_drink Food and drink
air_con Air conditioning
bicycle Bicycle

Inicial

iryo's Inicial fare provides affordable travel without compromising on comfort or service.
wifi WiFi
power_sockets Power sockets
luggage Luggage
accessibility Accessibility
food_and_drink Food and drink
air_con Air conditioning
bicycle Bicycle

Singular ONLY YOU

The "Singular Only YOU" fare is designed for entrepreneurs and companies, providing the best conditions for changes and cancellations in the ticket.
wifi WiFi
power_sockets Power sockets
luggage Luggage
accessibility Accessibility
food_and_drink Food and drink
air_con Air conditioning
bicycle Bicycle

Infinita

Infinita is iryo's all-inclusive fare that offers the best travel options with flexibility and comfort.
wifi WiFi
power_sockets Power sockets
luggage Luggage
accessibility Accessibility
food_and_drink Food and drink
air_con Air conditioning
bicycle Bicycle

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.
wifi WiFi
power_sockets Power sockets
luggage Luggage
accessibility Accessibility
food_and_drink Food and drink
air_con Air conditioning
bicycle Bicycle

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.
wifi WiFi
power_sockets Power sockets
luggage Luggage
accessibility Accessibility
air_con Air conditioning
bicycle Bicycle

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.
luggage Luggage
accessibility Accessibility
air_con Air conditioning
bicycle Bicycle

Facility Description

Find out more about the different facilities available onboard with each carrier on this route.

wifi WiFi open icon close icon
Connect to free WiFi on iryo trains in any class. Enjoy movies, TV shows, live news, and Spotify for entertainment.
power_sockets Power sockets open icon close icon
Every seat on iryo trains comes with power sockets, and those in the Infinita and Singular Cafe class boast additional USB ports.
luggage Luggage open icon close icon
On iryo trains, flexible baggage policy lets you travel comfortably with up to 3 pieces of luggage, including a piece of hand luggage. Maximum size for 2 larger pieces is 85x55x35cm, while hand luggage must be 36x27x15cm. Total weight limit is 25kg.
accessibility Accessibility open icon close icon
iryo trains are designed for inclusivity, offering designated seats for passengers with reduced mobility and ensuring step-free access during both boarding and disembarking.
food_and_drink Food and drink open icon close icon
iryo offers quality menus for all classes. Find the onboard restaurant/bar usually close to coach 2. For Infinita Class passengers, meals are served at your seat, but remember to book 24 hours in advance.
air_con Air conditioning open icon close icon
Enjoy fresh and comfortable air on the ETR1000 train; its cutting-edge air-conditioning system refreshes the entire carriage's air in just 3 minutes, ensuring a generous 35 m3/h of fresh outside air for every passenger.
bicycle Bicycle open icon close icon
On Iryo trains, you can bring along one disassembled bicycle or electric scooter per coach, as long as it's tucked into a bag and stays within 90x120x40cm. It's free to transport! Just keep in mind that you'll handle the loading, safekeeping, and unloading. Also, be considerate of other passengers' comfort and safety, and remember any damages caused are on you.
wifi WiFi open icon close icon
You have access WiFi (OUIFI) and delve into the OUIFUN entertainment portal for an added fee.
power_sockets Power sockets open icon close icon
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.
luggage Luggage open icon close icon
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.
accessibility Accessibility open icon close icon
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.
food_and_drink Food and drink open icon close icon
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.
air_con Air conditioning open icon close icon
Travel in comfort with all coaches being air-conditioned.
bicycle Bicycle open icon close icon
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.
wifi WiFi open icon close icon
TER trains are currently without WiFi services.
power_sockets Power sockets open icon close icon
Modern TER trains come equipped with power sockets.
luggage Luggage open icon close icon
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.
accessibility Accessibility open icon close icon
Accès TER' offers specialized assistance for passengers with disabilities or reduced mobility, ensuring a seamless travel experience.
food_and_drink Food and drink open icon close icon
TER trains do not provide onboard catering; consider bringing your refreshments.
bicycle Bicycle open icon close icon
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, Union Ivkoni and Alsa from Valencia to Lyon
Compare services on board when travelling from Valencia to Lyon by train.
Facilities OUIGO Union Ivkoni Alsa FlixBus Iryo TER BlaBlaCar Bus TGV inOui
wifi WiFi check check check check check check check check
power_sockets Power sockets check check cross check check check check check
luggage Luggage check check check check check check check check
food_and_drink Food and drink check cross cross check cross check cross check
air_con Air conditioning cross check cross check cross cross check check
bicycle Bicycle cross cross check cross cross cross cross check
quiet_zone Quiet zone cross cross cross cross cross cross cross check
accessibility Accessibility cross cross cross cross cross cross cross check
sleeper_couchette Sleeper cross cross cross cross cross cross cross check

Valencia to Lyon CO2 Emissions by Train

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

Anything we can improve?

Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Valencia to Lyon?
A train ticket from Valencia to Lyon is $122.74. 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 $43.10.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Valencia to Lyon?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Valencia to Lyon is $43.10. 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 Valencia and Lyon by train?
Valencia to Lyon is 509 mi.
How long does the train between Valencia and Lyon take?
Valencia to Lyon is on average 31 hr 6 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 18 hr 14 min.
Which companies operate from Valencia to Lyon?
The train journey from Valencia to Lyon is covered by 7 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: OUIGO, Union Ivkoni, Alsa, FlixBus, Iryo, TER, BlaBlaCar Bus and TGV inOui.
How many train connections per day go from Valencia to Lyon?
Valencia to Lyon has 9 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Valencia to Lyon leave?
The earliest train from Valencia to Lyon departs at 6:56 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 Valencia to Lyon depart?
The latest train from Valencia to Lyon departs at 10:00 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 Valencia to Lyon 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 $43.10 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.
From which stations can I leave from Valencia to Lyon?
There are 4 station(s) that you can depart from Valencia to go to Lyon. You can go from Valencia Joaquín Sorolla, Valencia-Estacio Del Nord, Valencia Airport and Valencia Estació d'autobusos and you can arrive at Lyon Part Dieu, Lyon-Perrache, Gare Saint-Paul and Lyon Vaise.
What's the fastest journey time between Valencia to Lyon by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Valencia and Lyon is 18 hr 14 min.
Is there a direct train from Valencia to Lyon?
Yes, there is a direct train between Valencia and Lyon.
What are the CO2 emissions for Valencia to Lyon by train?
The train journey from Valencia to Lyon creates 57.34kg of CO2 emissions.

Go local from Valencia

Trending routes

Weekend getaways from Valencia

International routes from Valencia and nearby areas

Other destinations from Valencia

Main routes to Lyon

Related routes

Other popular routes