How to travel from La Rochelle to Lyon

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Travel Information between La Rochelle and Lyon

distanceDistance288 miles (465 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$2 - $91
fastestFastest modeTrain • $91 (€79) • 7 h 9 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or SNCF | TGV INOUI

Travel 288 miles (465 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train between La Rochelle and Lyon. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or SNCF | TGV INOUI among others. Travelers can even take a direct from La Rochelle to Lyon.

Travel Tips: Travel from La Rochelle to Lyon

Travel Tips: 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 La Rochelle to Lyon.
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You can travel from La Rochelle to Lyon 4 different ways: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to Lyon from La Rochelle is by taking a flight, which costs on average $2 (€2).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Lyon:

Taking a flight is about $52 (€45) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $54 (€47) for this journey.

A flight is generally $89 (€77) less than a train for the same route. Taking a train costs on average $91 (€79) from La Rochelle to Lyon.

The fastest way from La Rochelle to Lyon is by train with an average journey time of 7 h 9 min.

There are alternative travel options to Lyon that can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 15 h 10 min   of travel time.

In comparison, taking a flight requires on average 0 h 0 min   of travel time.

Lyon is approximately 288 miles (465 km) away from La Rochelle.

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

  • Around 1 bus per day.
  • 3 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between La Rochelle and Lyon as scheduled services by bus, ferry, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

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

  • Buses mostly depart from La Rochelle, Gare routière and arrive in Lyon, Gare Perrache.
  • Flights most often depart from La Rochelle at La Rochelle Ile de Re Airport and arrive in Lyon at Lyon Saint Exupery Airport.
  • Trains mostly depart from La Rochelle and arrive in Lyon Part Dieu.

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

  • You can take a bus from La Rochelle to Lyon with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for $54 (€47) with Flixbus from La Rochelle to Lyon.
  • You can travel to Lyon from La Rochelle by train with SNCF | TGV INOUI. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $91 (€79) with SNCF | TGV INOUI from La Rochelle to Lyon.
Omio customers who travel from La Rochelle to Lyon often also extend their vacation to go to Paris, Barcelona or Geneva. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Lyon and these popular destinations at a great price.

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

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $54 (€47) one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average $2 (€2) one way.
  • Train tickets cost $91 (€79) one way on average.

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.

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