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Trains from La Rochelle to Lyon
Travel by train to Lyon easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from La Rochelle to Lyon.
FAQs
How much do cheap train tickets between La Rochelle and Lyon cost?
You can find a cheap train from La Rochelle to Lyon for some dates and times for as low as £52  one way in the next 7 days.
How much is a train ticket from La Rochelle to Lyon?
The La Rochelle to Lyon train ticket price is on average £73  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this trip in the next week.
What is the distance between La Rochelle and Lyon by train?
The distance to Lyon from La Rochelle by train is approximately 288 miles (465 km).
How long is the train journey from La Rochelle to Lyon?
The train time to Lyon from La Rochelle is on average 5 h 36 min  for the 288 miles (465 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from La Rochelle to Lyon by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
Which train station from La Rochelle to Lyon do I depart from? Which Lyon train station from La Rochelle do I arrive in?

There are a few train stations in La Rochelle to start your trip from including La Rochelle and La Rochelle Porte Dauphine. In Lyon you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Lyon Part Dieu, Lyon-Perrache and Lyon Part-Dieu Gare routière.

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from La Rochelle   and arrive in Lyon Part Dieu.

Where is the departure train station in La Rochelle located? Where is the arrival train station in Lyon located?

Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from La Rochelle and need to travel around 0.4 miles (669 m) from the city centre to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Lyon most often arrive at Lyon Part Dieu and need to travel around 1.1 miles (1.8 km) from this train station to the city centre.

Which train companies should I travel with from La Rochelle to Lyon?
If you're looking for trains from La Rochelle to Lyon, you can rely on SNCF | TGV or SNCF | TGV to get you to Lyon. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the La Rochelle to Lyon journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many trains per day are there from La Rochelle to Lyon?
The average number of trains departing La Rochelle for Lyon is 4 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When does the first train depart from La Rochelle to Lyon? When does the last train depart from La Rochelle to Lyon?
The earliest train for this route departs from La Rochelle at 04: 39. The last train leaves from La Rochelle at 16: 01. Check Omio for the latest train timetable from La Rochelle to Lyon and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
How far in advance should I purchase train tickets to Lyon from La Rochelle for the best deals?
If you purchase a train ticket between La Rochelle and Lyon within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £73 one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets to Lyon from La Rochelle are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

La Rochelle
Lyon
La Rochelle is the most popular La Rochelle railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in La Rochelle for your journey to Lyon.