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from Lyon to Poitiers

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Travel Information from Lyon to Poitiers

distanceDistance223 miles (359 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$29 - $262
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $29 (€24) • 12 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $262 (€214) • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus, chalair or SNCF | TGV INOUI

Take a bus, flight or train to travel 223 miles (359 km) to Poitiers from Lyon. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $29 (€24). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are BlaBlaCar Bus, chalair or SNCF | TGV INOUI among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Lyon to Poitiers.

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Travel to Poitiers 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 Lyon to Poitiers.
FAQs
How do I travel from Lyon to Poitiers?

There are 3 travel options from Lyon to Poitiers: bus, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel between Lyon and Poitiers?

The cheapest way to travel from Lyon to Poitiers is by taking a bus with an average price of $29 (€24).

This is compared to other travel options to Poitiers:

A bus is generally $232 (€190) less than a flight for the same trip. Taking a flight costs on average $262 (€214) from Lyon to Poitiers.

A bus is generally $83 (€68) less than a train for the same journey. Taking a train costs on average $112 (€92) from Lyon to Poitiers.

What is the quickest way from Lyon to Poitiers?

The quickest way to travel to Poitiers from Lyon is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 10 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Poitiers by bus can take on average 12 h 20 min.

In comparison, getting to Poitiers by train can take on average 4 h 11 min.

What is the distance between Lyon and Poitiers?

Poitiers is approximately 223 miles (359 km) away from Lyon.

How many services a day are there to Poitiers from Lyon?

The average frequency per day from Lyon to Poitiers is:

  • 3 trains per day.

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

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

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

  • Buses mostly depart from Lyon, Gare Perrache and arrive in Poitiers, Boulevard du Grand Cerf (Gare Routière).
  • Flights most often depart from Lyon at Lyon Saint Exupery Airport and arrive in Poitiers at Poitiers Biard Airport.
  • Trains from Lyon to Poitiers most often leave from Lyon Part Dieu and arrive in Gare de Poitiers.
Who can get me from Lyon to Poitiers?

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

  • BlaBlaCar Bus can get you to Poitiers by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with BlaBlaCar Bus from Lyon to Poitiers for $29 (€24) on Omio.
  • Chalair can take you to Poitiers by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for chalair from Lyon to Poitiers for $262 (€214).
  • SNCF | TGV INOUI can take you to Poitiers by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for SNCF | TGV INOUI from Lyon to Poitiers for $112 (€92).
What is another destination I should add to my tour from Lyon to Poitiers?
Many of our customers traveling from Lyon to Poitiers don't make Poitiers their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Poitiers are Paris, Bordeaux or Toulouse, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Poitiers to any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I book my Lyon to Poitiers one way ticket online to get the best deals?

Before traveling from Lyon to Poitiers, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket costs $29 (€24) one way on average for this journey.
  • A plane ticket for this route costs on average $262 (€214) one way.
  • A train ticket for this route is costing $112 (€92) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Lyon to Poitiers tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.