How to travel from Lyon to Poitiers

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from Lyon to Poitiers

You can get from Lyon to Poitiers by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Lyon to Poitiers on Oct 02 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

01:04PMLyon Part Dieu4h21 05:25PMPoitiers
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01:04PMLyon Part Dieu4h21 05:25PMPoitiers
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09:04AMLyon Part Dieu4h48 01:52PMPoitiers
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11:04AMLyon Part Dieu4h51 03:55PMPoitiers
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02:04PMLyon Part Dieu4h41 06:45PMPoitiers
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Travel Information between Lyon and Poitiers

distanceDistance223 miles (359 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$32 - $101
fastestFastest modeTrain • $101 (€96) • 4 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or SNCF | TGV INOUI

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 223 miles (359 km) from Lyon to Poitiers. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or SNCF | TGV INOUI among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Lyon to Poitiers.

Travel Tips: Travel from Lyon to Poitiers

Travel Tips: 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.

There are 4 ways that you can travel to Poitiers from Lyon. You can take a bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to get from Lyon to Poitiers is by taking a flight. You can find average ticket prices around $32 (€30) compared to other travel options to Poitiers:

Taking a flight is about $32 (€30) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $63 (€60) for this journey.

Taking a flight is usually $70 (€66) less than taking a train to Poitiers, which costs on average $101 (€96) for the same trip.

The fastest way from Lyon to Poitiers is by train with an average journey time of 4 h 10 min.

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

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 10 h 20 min   of travel time.

In comparison, going by flight can take 0 h 0 min   on average.

You should expect to travel around 223 miles (359 km) between Lyon and Poitiers.

The average frequency per day from Lyon to Poitiers is:

  • 2 buses a day.
  • 3 trains a day.

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

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

  • Most travelers board their bus from Lyon, Gare Perrache and arrive in Poitiers, Boulevard du Grand Cerf (Gare Routière).
  • Most travelers take a flight from Lyon Saint Exupery Airport to Poitiers Biard Airport.
  • Most travelers who book a train ticket from Lyon to Poitiers depart from Lyon Part Dieu to Gare de Poitiers.

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

  • You can go to Poitiers from Lyon by bus with Flixbus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $63 (€60) with Flixbus from Lyon to Poitiers on Omio.
  • You can take a train from Lyon to Poitiers with SNCF | TGV INOUI. Cheap tickets can be found for $101 (€96) with SNCF | TGV INOUI from Lyon to Poitiers.
Many of our customers who book a trip from Lyon to Poitiers often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Paris, Bordeaux or Toulouse. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Lyon and Poitiers itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Poitiers and any of these top destinations today!

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

  • Bus tickets cost $63 (€60) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average $32 (€30) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $101 (€96) one way.

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

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