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Travel Information from Bordeaux to Lyon

distanceDistance270 miles (436 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, train or flight
priceTicket price range$25 - $110
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $25 (€22) • 6 h 50 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $56 (€48) • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus, easyJet or TGV INOUI

Travel 270 miles (436 km) by bus, train or flight to Lyon from Bordeaux. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are BlaBlaCar Bus, easyJet or TGV INOUI among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Bordeaux to Lyon.

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from Bordeaux to Lyon

How to get from Bordeaux to Lyon by train, bus or flight.

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The best way to travel from Bordeaux to Lyon is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

FlixBus
01:15PM7h35
Bordeaux
08:50PMLyon, Perrache Bus Station
$451One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
BlaBlaCar Bus
10:50PM7h45
Bordeaux, Rue des Terres de Bordes
06:35AMLyon, Perrache Bus Station
$401One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
easyJet
07:00AM1h10
Bordeaux Mérignac Airport (BOD)
08:10AMLyon Saint Exupery Airport (LYS)
$3061One-way
0 transfers
Other options
SNCF | TGV INOUI
05:08PM4h22
Bordeaux-Saint-Jean
09:30PMLyon Part Dieu
$1941One-way
1 transfer
SNCF | TGV INOUI
12:46PM5h14
Bordeaux-Saint-Jean
06:00PMLyon Part Dieu
$2301One-way
1 transfer
SNCF | TGV INOUI
05:46PM5h24
Bordeaux-Saint-Jean
11:10PMLyon Part Dieu
$2251One-way
1 transfer
FlixBus
01:00PM7h50
Bordeaux
08:50PMLyon, Perrache Bus Station
$451One-way
0 transfers
BlaBlaCar Bus
12:30PM8h05
Bordeaux, Rue des Terres de Bordes
08:35PMLyon, Perrache Bus Station
$461One-way
0 transfers
FlixBus
09:35AM7h35
Bordeaux
05:10PMLyon, Perrache Bus Station
$651One-way
0 transfers
easyJet
07:50PM1h10
Bordeaux Mérignac Airport (BOD)
09:00PMLyon Saint Exupery Airport (LYS)
$3081One-way
0 transfers
Air France Hop
06:35AM1h10
Bordeaux Mérignac Airport (BOD)
07:45AMLyon Saint Exupery Airport (LYS)
$3511One-way
0 transfers
Air France
09:05AM4h10
Bordeaux Mérignac Airport (BOD)
01:15PMLyon Saint Exupery Airport (LYS)
$5861One-way
1 transfer

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Travel between Bordeaux and Lyon on Air France, Alsa and BlaBlaCar Bus travel with Omio. When comparing schedules and tickets, we will also show you other options with multiple connections or other travel modes if they’re available.

FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost travel companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance travel at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

    Air France is France's leading airline offering flights within and outside Europe; you can choose different ticket types for your travel between Bordeaux and Lyon including: Economy Light, Economy Standard, Economy Flex, Premium Economy and Business.

      FAQs: Travel from Bordeaux to Lyon

      FAQs: 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 Bordeaux to Lyon.
      FAQs

      There are 3 ways to get from Bordeaux to Lyon: bus, train or flight.

      The cheapest way to get from Bordeaux to Lyon is by taking a bus with average ticket prices of $25 (€22) compared to other travel options to Lyon:

      Taking a bus costs $30 (€26) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $56 (€48) for the same trip.

      Taking a bus costs $85 (€73) less than taking a train, which costs on average $110 (€95) for the same trip.

      The quickest way to travel to Lyon from Bordeaux is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 10 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

      Taking a bus requires on average 6 h 50 min of travel time.

      Taking a train requires on average 4 h 19 min of travel time.

      The distance is approximately 270 miles (436 km) from Bordeaux to Lyon.

      The average frequency per day from Bordeaux to Lyon is:

      • 5 buses per day.
      • 6 trains per day.

      However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Bordeaux to Lyon as scheduled services by bus, train or flight can vary by season or day of the week.

      These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Bordeaux to Lyon:

      • Buses from Bordeaux to Lyon most often leave from Bordeaux, Gare Saint Jean and arrive in Lyon, Perrache Bus Station.
      • Flights most often depart from Bordeaux at Bordeaux Mérignac Airport and arrive in Lyon at Lyon Saint Exupery Airport.
      • Trains from Bordeaux to Lyon most often leave from Bordeaux-Saint-Jean and arrive in Lyon Part Dieu.

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

      • You can go to Lyon from Bordeaux by bus with BlaBlaCar Bus, FlixBus, BlaBlaCar, Alsa, Eurolines Switzerland or Movelia. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $25 (€22) with BlaBlaCar Bus from Bordeaux to Lyon on Omio.
      • You can go to Lyon from Bordeaux by plane with easyJet, Air France or CityJet. You'll see cheap plane tickets for $56 (€48) with easyJet from Bordeaux to Lyon on Omio.
      • You can travel between Bordeaux and Lyon by train with TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF Intercités, SNCF Intercités de nuit or SNCF (3). You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $110 (€95) with SNCF | TGV INOUI from Bordeaux to Lyon.

      Yes, there are direct services available from Bordeaux to Lyon with the following travel companies:

      • Direct bus available with BlaBlaCar Bus, FlixBus or Alsa 5 direct buses per day.

      Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Lyon as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Lyon from Bordeaux.

      Many of our customers traveling from Bordeaux to Lyon don't make Lyon their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Lyon are Paris, Barcelona, Milan, Geneva or London, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Lyon to any of these top destinations today!
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