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from La Rochelle to Lyon

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Travel Information to Lyon from La Rochelle

distanceDistance288 miles (465 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$34 - $87
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $34 (€28) • 14 h 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or SNCF | TGV

Take a bus or train to travel 288 miles (465 km) to Lyon from La Rochelle. A bus is best for those looking to save money on this route, with tickets costing about $34 (€28). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or SNCF | TGV among others. Travelers can even take a direct from La Rochelle to Lyon.

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FAQs
How do I get from La Rochelle to Lyon?

There are 2 ways to travel between La Rochelle and Lyon including taking a bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to go from La Rochelle to Lyon?

The cheapest way to travel to Lyon from La Rochelle is by taking a bus with an average price of $34 (€28).

This is compared to other travel options to Lyon:

A bus is $53 (€44) less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from La Rochelle to Lyon costing on average $87 (€72).

What is the fastest way to get from La Rochelle to Lyon?

The quickest way to travel from La Rochelle to Lyon is by flight, which takes on average 2 h   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 14 h 50 min.

In comparison, getting to Lyon by train can take on average 5 h 38 min.

What is the distance from La Rochelle to Lyon?

You should expect to travel around 288 miles (465 km) between La Rochelle and Lyon.

How many services a day are there to Lyon from La Rochelle?

The average frequency per day from La Rochelle to Lyon is:

  • Around 4 trains per day.

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

When traveling from La Rochelle to Lyon, what are the departure and arrival points in La Rochelle and Lyon?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from La Rochelle to Lyon:

  • Most travelers catch their bus from La Rochelle, Jean Moulin and arrive in Lyon, Gare Perrache.
  • Most travelers who book a train ticket from La Rochelle to Lyon depart from La Rochelle to Lyon Part Dieu.
Which travel companies can get me from La Rochelle to Lyon?

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

  • Travel with Flixbus for buses to Lyon. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus La Rochelle to Lyon tickets on Omio for $34 (€28).
  • Travel with SNCF | TGV for trains to Lyon. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for SNCF | TGV La Rochelle to Lyon tickets on Omio for $87 (€72).
What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from La Rochelle to Lyon?
Omio customers who travel from La Rochelle to Lyon often also extend their vacation 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.
How early should I buy La Rochelle to Lyon tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $34 (€28) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $87 (€72) one way.

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