Nantes to Lyon train

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Cheap train tickets from Nantes to Lyon

Showing times and prices for Jun 20

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Nantes to Lyon is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cheapest
SNCF | Intercités
02:47PM6h39
Nantes station
09:26PMLyon Part Dieu
$781One-way
0 transfers
2nd Cheapest
SNCF | Intercités
11:40AM6h46
Nantes station
06:26PMLyon Part Dieu
$921One-way
0 transfers
2nd Cheapest
SNCF | Intercités
06:26AM6h44
Nantes station
01:10PMLyon Part Dieu
$921One-way
0 transfers
SNCF | TGV INOUI
04:50AM4h40
Nantes station
09:30AMLyon Part Dieu
$1041One-way
0 transfers
SNCF | TGV INOUI
05:04PM4h26
Nantes station
09:30PMLyon Part Dieu
$1151One-way
0 transfers

Train schedule from Nantes to Lyon

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thursday, June 20
SNCF | TGV INOUI
04:50AM4h40
Nantes station
09:30AMLyon Part Dieu
0 transfers
SNCF | TGV INOUI
05:08AM5h48
Nantes station
10:56AMLyon Part Dieu
1 transfer
SNCF | Intercités
06:26AM6h44
Nantes station
01:10PMLyon Part Dieu
0 transfers
SNCF | TGV INOUI
07:05AM5h51
Nantes station
12:56PMLyon Part Dieu
1 transfer
SNCF | TGV INOUI
08:05AM5h51
Nantes station
01:56PMLyon Part Dieu
1 transfer
SNCF | TGV INOUI
09:05AM5h51
Nantes station
02:56PMLyon Part Dieu
1 transfer
SNCF | Intercités
11:40AM6h46
Nantes station
06:26PMLyon Part Dieu
0 transfers
SNCF | TGV INOUI
02:08PM5h52
Nantes station
08:00PMLyon Part Dieu
1 transfer
SNCF | Intercités
02:47PM6h39
Nantes station
09:26PMLyon Part Dieu
0 transfers
SNCF | TGV INOUI
05:04PM4h26
Nantes station
09:30PMLyon Part Dieu
0 transfers
SNCF | TGV INOUI
05:36PM5h34
Nantes station
11:10PMLyon Part Dieu
1 transfer

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Fastest train times from Nantes to Lyon

Showing times and prices for Jun 20

Fastest Journey

4 h 26 m

Average

5 h 49 m

Trains per day

11

Distance

516 km

Of the 11 trains that leave Nantes for Lyon every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
SNCF | TGV INOUI
05:04PM4h26
Nantes station
09:30PMLyon Part Dieu
$1151One-way
0 transfers
2nd Fastest
SNCF | TGV INOUI
04:50AM4h40
Nantes station
09:30AMLyon Part Dieu
$1041One-way
0 transfers
SNCF | TGV INOUI
05:36PM5h34
Nantes station
11:10PMLyon Part Dieu
$3191One-way
1 transfer
SNCF | TGV INOUI
05:08AM5h48
Nantes station
10:56AMLyon Part Dieu
$2191One-way
1 transfer
SNCF | TGV INOUI
08:05AM5h51
Nantes station
01:56PMLyon Part Dieu
$2701One-way
1 transfer

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Overview: Train from Nantes to Lyon

distanceDistance320 miles (516 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 8 min
priceAverage train ticket price$85 (€74)
frequencyTrain frequency5 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 5 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesSNCF Intercités, TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV or SNCF (3)

Trains from Nantes to Lyon cover the 320 miles (516 km) long trip taking on average 4 h 8 min with our travel partners like SNCF Intercités, TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV or SNCF (3). Normally, there are 5 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $27 (€24), but the average price of train tickets is $85 (€74). Travelers depart most frequently from Nantes station and arrive in Lyon Part Dieu.

Train tickets from Nantes to Lyon: when to book to save $

Time Price Savings
1 week earlier 36 €
2 weeks earlier 36 €0%
3 weeks earlier 28 €29.%
1 month before 30 €20%
2 months earlier 31 €16%
3 months earlier 26 €38%


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  • Buying your train ticket from Nantes - Lyon 3 weeks in advance means you can save on average up to 29% compared to the price available on the day of departure.
  • If you book a ticket Nantes - Lyon with 2 months in advance you save up to about 16% compared to the initial price.
  • By booking 3 months in advance, you could save up to 38%.
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FAQs: Trains from Nantes to Lyon

FAQs: Travel by train from Nantes 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
Cheap train tickets from Nantes to Lyon can start from as little as $27 (€24) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Nantes to Lyon is $85 (€74); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Nantes to Lyon train time is 4 h 8 min   covering the 320 mile (516 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Nantes to Lyon leaves at 4: 59 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Nantes to Lyon leaves at 4: 36 PM.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Nantes to Lyon without having to change trains with TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV INOUI or SNCF (3). There are 5 direct trains from Nantes to Lyon each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
Yes, you can take a high-speed train from Nantes to Lyon with TGV INOUI or SNCF | TGV. Overall you can travel with the following companies: SNCF Intercités, TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV or SNCF (3).
Take the Nantes to Lyon train with SNCF Intercités, TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV or SNCF (3). However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the journey from Nantes to Lyon as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

When departing from Nantes, you have various train station options to start your route from including Nantes station and Nantes Pirmil. When arriving in Lyon, you can end your trip in train stations like Lyon Part Dieu, Gare de Lyon-Perrache and Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Nantes station, which is located around 0.9 miles (1.4 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Lyon Part Dieu, located 2 miles (3.3 km) away from the city centre.

A trip to Lyon from Nantes is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 4 h 8 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Nantes to Lyon is September.
You have options as you can travel between Nantes and Lyon 3 different ways: train, bus or flight.

Important Stations and Airports in Nantes and Lyon

Nantes
Lyon
Nantes station is the most popular Nantes railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Nantes for your trip to Lyon.
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Nantes Pirmil

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