How to get from Lyon to Pau

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from Lyon to Pau

You can get from Lyon to Pau by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Lyon to Pau on 18 Aug we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:36Lyon Part Dieu7h18 13:54Gare de Pau
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22:25Lyon, Gare Perrache12h40 11:05Pau
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12:06Lyon Part Dieu6h44 18:50Gare de Pau
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07:02Lyon Part Dieu7h23 14:25Gare de Pau
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15:04Lyon Part Dieu7h21 22:25Gare de Pau
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Travel Information from Lyon to Pau

distanceDistance306 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£38 - £188
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £38 • 11 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £188 • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus, HOP! Or SNCF | Intercités de nuit

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 306 miles between Lyon and Pau. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £38. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are BlaBlaCar Bus, HOP! Or SNCF | Intercités de nuit among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Lyon to Pau.

Travel Tips: Travel from Lyon to Pau

Travel to Pau 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 Lyon to Pau.

You can travel from Lyon to Pau 4 different ways: coach, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way from Lyon to Pau is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £38 compared to other travel options to Pau:

A coach is generally £150 less than a flight for the same trip. A flight costs on average £188 from Lyon to Pau.

A coach is generally £81 less than a train for the same trip. A train costs on average £118 from Lyon to Pau.

The fastest way to get to Pau from Lyon is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 10 min.

There are alternative travel options to Pau that can usually take longer:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 11 h 10 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 6 h 40 min   of travel time.

Pau is approximately 306 miles away from Lyon.

The average frequency per day from Lyon to Pau is:

  • 2 coaches per day.
  • 4 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Lyon and Pau as scheduled services by coach, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Lyon to Pau:

  • Most travellers take a coach from Lyon, Gare Perrache to Pau, Avenue de l'Université.
  • Most travellers catch their flight from Lyon Saint Exupery Airport and arrive in Pau Pyrenees Airport.
  • Most travellers board their train from Lyon Part Dieu and arrive in Gare de Pau.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Lyon to Pau, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • BlaBlaCar Bus can get you to Pau by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with BlaBlaCar Bus from Lyon to Pau for £38 on Omio.
  • Travel with HOP! For flights to Pau. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for HOP! Lyon to Pau tickets on Omio for £188.
  • SNCF | Intercités de nuit can take you to Pau by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for SNCF | Intercités de nuit from Lyon to Pau for £118.
Looking to extend your trip from Lyon to Pau? Many Omio customers who go from Lyon to Pau usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Toulouse or Bordeaux. If you're looking to explore Paris, Toulouse or Bordeaux from Pau, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

When planning your trip between Lyon and Pau, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets cost on average £38 one way.
  • Plane tickets cost on average £188 one way.
  • Train tickets are costing £118 one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Lyon to Pau online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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