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.
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Of the 7 trains that leave Paris for Lourdes every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||412 miles (665 km)|
|Average train duration||4 h 44 min|
|Average train ticket price||$122 (€113)|
|Train frequency||4 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 3 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||SNCF | TGV, SNCF | Intercités de nuit, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | Intercités, SNCF | TER or SNCF | TGV|
Trains from Paris to Lourdes cover the 412 miles (665 km) long trip taking on average 4 h 44 min with our travel partners like SNCF | TGV, SNCF | Intercités de nuit, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | Intercités, SNCF | TER or SNCF | TGV. Normally, there are 4 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $122 (€113), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $98 (€91). Travelers depart most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Lourdes.
Lourdes is a charming city in South-Western France. This city is famous for the Virgin Mary Sightings. Millions of pilgrims visit this city throughout the year to have a relaxed and peaceful vacation. If visiting Lourdes from Paris, take a direct train and arrive in the French city in just a few hours. The direct train from Paris to Lourdes will take an average time of 4 hours and 47 minutes, covering a distance of 413 miles (666 km). The first train departs Paris shortly before 7:00 a.m., while the overnight train leaves at about 9:30 p.m. All trains leave from Gare Montparnasse and arrive at Lourdes train station.
There is an average of 12 trains a day between Paris and Lourdes, leaving approximately every hour. Of the 12 trains that leave Paris for Lourdes every day, three travel direct, so it's quite easy for travelers to avoid trips with changes along the way. The first train leaves Paris shortly before 7:00 a.m. which is perfect for those wanting to arrive early in Lourdes. The last departs at approximately 9:00 p.m. and travels through the night.
The average travel time from Paris to Lourdes will take five hours and 45 minutes. The fastest trains take just four hours and 47 minutes, which are mostly direct trains. Some trains will take approximately seven hours if one layover is involved and up to 11 hours if there are two layovers along the way. The two most popular stopovers are either in Bayonne or Toulouse.
Departure train station: The train from Paris to Lourdes departs from Paris Gare de Montparnasse train station. This train station is located in the southwest part of Paris. It is connected to the Paris Metro network and served by several bus routes; so passengers can easily reach this station with several public transport options. The facilities available at this station include business lounges, lost and found facilities, waiting rooms, restaurants, ATMs, currency exchange points, toilets and showers, tourist information desks, baggage lockers, WiFi, and payphones.
Arrival train station: The train from Paris to Lourdes will arrive at Lourdes train station, which is also known as Gare de Lourdes. This station is situated less than a mile (one km) from Lourdes city center. To reach Lourdes city center from the Lourdes train station, take the 805 local bus, which stops outside the station on Avenue Saint-Joseph. There are two taxi stands close to the station entrance. The station also has public telephones, free toilets, a currency exchange service, automatic vending machines, and restaurants.
Two leading companies operate the Paris to Lourdes route. They include SNCF and TGV INOUI. SNCF is France's state-owned railway company. With an extensive high-speed TGV train network, using the SNCF trains to travel from Paris to Lourdes is the fastest and most efficient way. TGV inOui also has high-speed TGV trains that connect Paris and Lourdes.
SNCF provides different trains from Paris to Lourdes. Depending on the train chosen, the journey time from Paris to Lourdes trains may vary. The high-speed SNCF TGV trains take four hours and 30 minutes to reach Lourdes, and the TER (local) train takes six hours and 30 minutes. The SNCF Intercités, which are night trains, may take longer. All these trains will depart from Paris Gare de Montparnasse and arrive at Lourdes train station.
TGV inOui operates trains from Paris to Lourdes four times a day, and the journey takes four hours and 50 minutes. TGV inOui trains tend to be the fastest option so passengers, where time is of the essence, should opt for this service.
Both companies, SNCF and TGV inOui, offer plenty of onboard services to its customers, guaranteeing comfort and convenience. All the seats in these trains have a headrest, footrest, fold-down table, individually adjustable reading light, and power outlet. Although the first-class seats are wider and have more legroom. Both train companies also allow travelers to bring their bikes and pets at no charges. There is ample luggage storage onboard both services. Disabled persons have specific facilities such as boarding ramps. If passengers need extra assistance to board a train, it is worth contacting the company in advance to organize the specific requirements.
The best way to find affordable train tickets from Paris to Lourdes is to book the train tickets as early as possible and avoid traveling during peak times. Most trains on this route have tickets available up to three months before the travel date. Secondly, opt for the connecting trains with one or two transfers, this can help save a few dollars. Using the Omio tool, passengers can search travel dates and ticket offers to help save on their journey.
When taking the train between Paris and Lourdes, you can choose to depart from train stations like Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est. Your trip can end in train stations such as Lourdes, Lourdes and Lourdes, Lycée professionnel de l'Arrouza.
Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Lourdes.
You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, Paris Gare de Lyon, located approximately 1.9 miles (3.1 km) from the city center of Paris. The most popular arrival train station in Lourdes, called Lourdes, is located around 0.4 miles (638 m) away from its city center.
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