The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Nantes to Lyon will cost around £ 102 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 71.
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4 h 40 m
5 h 59 m
Trains per day
Of the 16 trains that leave Nantes for Lyon every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct trains cover the 516 km distance in an average of 5 h 59 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 4 h 40 m .
The slowest trains will take 7 h 2 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Distance||320 miles (516 km)|
|Average train duration||6 h 42 min|
|Average train ticket price||£73 (€83)|
|Train frequency||5 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 5 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||SNCF | Intercités, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV INOUI or SNCF | Intercités|
Trains from Nantes to Lyon cover the 320 miles (516 km) long journey taking on average 6 h 42 min with our travel partners like SNCF | Intercités, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV INOUI or SNCF | Intercités. Normally, there are 5 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £31, but the average price of train tickets is £73. Travellers depart most frequently from Gare de Nantes and arrive in Lyon Part Dieu.
There are a few train stations in Nantes to start your trip from including Gare de Nantes, Nantes Commerce and Nantes Pirmil. 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 Gare de Nantes and arrive in Lyon Part Dieu.
Passengers booking this route most frequently board their trains from Gare de Nantes and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km 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 mile (s) / 1 km from this train station to the city centre.
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