How to get from Nantes to Lyon

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from Nantes to Lyon

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

Our recommendation
flight

To get from Nantes to Lyon on 01 Jul we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

21:10Nantes Atlantique Airport1h10 22:20Lyon Saint Exupery Airport
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£1371One-way
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06:00Nantes14h40 20:40Lyon, Gare Perrache
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£531One-way
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16:05Nantes14h10 06:15Lyon, Gare Perrache
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£631One-way
23:20Nantes16h00 15:20Lyon, Gare Perrache
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£531One-way
08:25Nantes Atlantique Airport1h10 09:35Lyon Saint Exupery Airport
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£4191One-way

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Travel Information to Lyon from Nantes

distanceDistance320 miles (516 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeFlight • £88 • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, easyJet or SNCF | TGV INOUI

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 320 miles (516 km) to Lyon from Nantes. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Flixbus, easyJet or SNCF | TGV INOUI among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Nantes to Lyon.

Travel Tips: Travel from Nantes to Lyon

Travel 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 Nantes to Lyon.
FAQs

There are 4 travel options from Nantes to Lyon: coach, flight, ferry or train.

Ferry services offer the cheapest way to get from Nantes to Lyon. Tickets for a ferry cost on average £1.

This is compared to other travel options to Lyon:

A ferry is £35 less than a coach for this route with tickets for a coach from Nantes to Lyon costing on average £35.

A ferry is £88 less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Nantes to Lyon costing on average £88.

A ferry is generally £53 less than a train for the same route. A train costs on average £53 from Nantes to Lyon.

The fastest way from Nantes to Lyon is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 10 min.

Other travel options from Nantes to Lyon can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by coach can take 9 h 45 min   on average.

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In comparison, taking a train requires on average 4 h 21 min   of travel time.

You should expect to travel around 320 miles (516 km) from Nantes to Lyon.

The average frequency per day from Nantes to Lyon is:

  • 1 coach a day.
  • 4 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Lyon from Nantes 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 Nantes to Lyon:

  • Most travellers catch their coach from Nantes, Haluchère-Batignolles and arrive in Lyon, Gare Perrache.
  • Most travellers board their plane from Nantes Atlantique Airport and arrive in Lyon Saint Exupery Airport.
  • Most travellers board their train from Gare de Nantes and arrive in Lyon Part Dieu.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Nantes to Lyon:

  • You can go to Lyon from Nantes by coach with Flixbus. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £35 with Flixbus from Nantes to Lyon on Omio.
  • You can travel between Nantes and Lyon by flight with easyJet. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £88 with easyJet from Nantes to Lyon.
  • You can go to Lyon from Nantes by train with SNCF | TGV INOUI. You'll see cheap train tickets for £53 with SNCF | TGV INOUI from Nantes to Lyon on Omio.
Omio customers who travel from Nantes to Lyon often also extend their holiday to go to Paris, Geneva or Barcelona. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Lyon and these popular destinations at a great price.

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

  • Coach tickets cost £35 one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average £88 one way.
  • Ferry tickets cost £1 one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost £53 one way on average.

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

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