How to get from La Rochelle to Lyon by train, bus or flight.
The best way to travel from La Rochelle to Lyon is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||288 miles (465 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus or train|
|Ticket price range||$50 - $95|
|Cheapest mode||Bus • $50 (€43) • 16 h 20 min|
|Fastest mode||Train • $95 (€82) • 5 h 52 min|
|Popular travel companies||FlixBus or SNCF | TGV INOUI|
Take a bus or train to travel 288 miles (465 km) to Lyon from La Rochelle. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 5 h 52 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $50 (€43). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are FlixBus or SNCF | TGV INOUI among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from La Rochelle to Lyon.
You can travel by bus or flight for as low as $34 (€30). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.
FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost travel companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance travel services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.
EasyJet is a British multinational budget airline headquartered at London Luton Airport (LTN) and the largest UK-based airline based on the number of passengers carried. EasyJet flies to more than 150 destinations in Europe and North Africa, making it a very popular low-cost carrier for travelers. To keep fares as low as possible, tickets are non-refundable, and no complimentary snacks are served onboard. All easyJet fare types include allowance of one small personal bag, while additional fees apply for travelers bringing hand luggage and checked luggage.
There are 2 ways to get from La Rochelle to Lyon: bus or train.
The cheapest way to go to Lyon from La Rochelle is by taking a bus, which costs on average $50 (€43).
This is compared to other ways of getting from La Rochelle to Lyon:
A bus is $45 (€39) less than a train with an average ticket price of $95 (€82) from La Rochelle to Lyon.
The fastest way from La Rochelle to Lyon is by train with an average journey time of 5 h 52 min.
There are alternative travel options to Lyon that take longer:
Bus takes 16 h 20 min on average.
The distance from La Rochelle to Lyon is approximately 288 miles (465 km).
The average frequency per day from La Rochelle to Lyon is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from La Rochelle to Lyon as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from La Rochelle to Lyon:
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Yes, there are direct services available from La Rochelle to Lyon with the following travel companies:
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 between La Rochelle and Lyon.
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