The cheapest trains from Nantes to Lyon

Showing times and prices for 25 Oct

Cheapest

£71

Average

£102

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.

Cheapest
14:40Gare de Nantes6h42 21:22Lyon Part Dieu
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£711One-way
Cheapest
06:28Gare de Nantes6h46 13:14Lyon Part Dieu
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£711One-way
2nd Cheapest
14:20Haluchère-Batignolles7h02 21:22Lyon Part Dieu
1 changes
£731One-way
17:06Gare de Nantes5h31 22:37Lyon Part Dieu
1 changes
£901One-way
16:20Haluchère-Batignolles6h17 22:37Lyon Part Dieu
2 changes
£911One-way

Timetable Nantes to Lyon

Showing trains for tomorrow, Mon, 25 Oct
04:50Gare de Nantes4h40 09:30Lyon Part Dieu
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06:28Gare de Nantes6h46 13:14Lyon Part Dieu
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08:10Gare de Nantes6h46 14:56Lyon Part Dieu
0 changes
12:10Gare de Nantes5h20 17:30Lyon Part Dieu
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12:20Haluchère-Batignolles6h04 18:24Lyon Part Dieu
0 changes
13:06Gare de Nantes5h18 18:24Lyon Part Dieu
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13:30Haluchère-Batignolles5h56 19:26Lyon Part Dieu
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14:02Gare de Nantes5h24 19:26Lyon Part Dieu
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14:20Haluchère-Batignolles7h02 21:22Lyon Part Dieu
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14:20Haluchère-Batignolles6h38 20:58Lyon Part Dieu
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14:40Gare de Nantes6h42 21:22Lyon Part Dieu
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15:02Gare de Nantes5h56 20:58Lyon Part Dieu
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15:20Haluchère-Batignolles6h06 21:26Lyon Part Dieu
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16:02Gare de Nantes5h24 21:26Lyon Part Dieu
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16:20Haluchère-Batignolles6h17 22:37Lyon Part Dieu
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17:06Gare de Nantes5h31 22:37Lyon Part Dieu
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Sun
24 Oct
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£49Flixbus
£99easyJet
Mon
25 Oct
£71SNCF | Intercités
£34BlaBlaCar Bus
£37Volotea
Tue
26 Oct
£53SNCF | Intercités
£31BlaBlaCar Bus
£48easyJet
Wed
27 Oct
£31SNCF | Intercités
£31BlaBlaCar Bus
£39easyJet
Thu
28 Oct
£60SNCF | Intercités
£35Flixbus
£46easyJet
Fri
29 Oct
£71SNCF | Intercités
£58Flixbus
£151easyJet
Sat
30 Oct
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£43BlaBlaCar Bus
£110easyJet
Sun
31 Oct
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£40BlaBlaCar Bus
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Tue
2 Nov
£60SNCF | Intercités
£26Flixbus
£86easyJet
Wed
3 Nov
£31SNCF | Intercités
£24BlaBlaCar Bus
£52easyJet
Thu
4 Nov
£31SNCF | Intercités
£26BlaBlaCar Bus
£48easyJet
Fri
5 Nov
£31SNCF | Intercités
£31BlaBlaCar Bus
£32Volotea
Sat
6 Nov
£31SNCF | Intercités
£26BlaBlaCar Bus
£55easyJet
Sun
7 Nov
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£49BlaBlaCar Bus
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Mon
8 Nov
£31SNCF | Intercités
£18BlaBlaCar Bus
£17Volotea
Tue
9 Nov
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£36BlaBlaCar Bus
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Wed
10 Nov
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£34BlaBlaCar Bus
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Thu
11 Nov
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£24BlaBlaCar Bus
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Fri
12 Nov
£70SNCF | TGV
£22Flixbus
£25easyJet
Sat
13 Nov
£69SNCF | TGV INOUI
£18BlaBlaCar Bus
£37easyJet

The fastest trains from Nantes to Lyon

Showing times and prices for 25 Oct

Fastest Journey

4 h 40 m

Average

5 h 59 m

Trains per day

16

Distance

516 km

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.

Fastest
04:50Gare de Nantes4h40 09:30Lyon Part Dieu
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£951One-way
2nd Fastest
13:06Gare de Nantes5h18 18:24Lyon Part Dieu
1 changes
£1281One-way
12:10Gare de Nantes5h20 17:30Lyon Part Dieu
1 changes
£1161One-way
14:02Gare de Nantes5h24 19:26Lyon Part Dieu
1 changes
£1171One-way
16:02Gare de Nantes5h24 21:26Lyon Part Dieu
1 changes
£1111One-way

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Train Information from Nantes to Lyon

distanceDistance320 miles (516 km)
durationAverage train duration6 h 42 min
priceAverage train ticket price£73 (€83)
frequencyTrain frequency5 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 5 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesSNCF | 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.

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Trains from Nantes to Lyon
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FAQs
How much does a cheap train from Nantes to Lyon cost?
You can find a cheap train from Nantes to Lyon for some dates and times for as low as £31  one way in the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a train ticket from Nantes to Lyon on average?
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket from Nantes to Lyon is £73  one way.
What is the distance by train from Nantes to Lyon?
The Nantes to Lyon train distance is approximately 320 miles (516 km).
How many hours does it take from Nantes to Lyon by train?
While the time it takes to travel 320 miles (516 km) to Lyon from Nantes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Nantes to Lyon is on average 6 h 42 min.
What is the departure train station in Nantes and arrival train station in Lyon?

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.

Where is the departure train station in Nantes located? Where is the arrival train station in Lyon located?

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.

Which train providers can take me to Lyon from Nantes?
If you're looking for trains from Nantes to Lyon, you can rely on SNCF | Intercités, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV INOUI or SNCF | Intercités to get you to Lyon. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Nantes to Lyon trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Are there any direct trains from Nantes to Lyon?
Yes, there are 5 direct trains per day from Nantes to Lyon with SNCF | Intercités or SNCF | TGV INOUI, and you won’t need to change in between. Direct train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when travelling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase your train ticket.
How many train services per day are there to Lyon from Nantes?
The average number of trains departing Nantes for Lyon is 5 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When does the first train depart from Nantes to Lyon? When does the last train depart from Nantes to Lyon?
You can take the first train from Nantes to Lyon at 05: 27   or take the last train from Nantes to Lyon leaving at 13: 40. Look for the latest Nantes Lyon train schedule on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this route.
How early should I book Nantes to Lyon train tickets to get the best deals?
The price of a one way train ticket from Nantes to Lyon is on average £73 if you buy within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train providers offering this route. In general, you can find train tickets from Nantes to Lyon available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Nantes
Lyon
Gare de Nantes is the most popular Nantes 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 Nantes for your journey to Lyon.