How to get from Lyon to Poitiers by train, bus or flight.
The best way to travel from Lyon to Poitiers is by taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||223 miles (359 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus or train|
|Ticket price range||$40 - $92|
|Cheapest mode||Bus • $40 (€36) • 13 h 5 min|
|Fastest mode||Train • $92 (€83) • 4 h 57 min|
|Popular travel companies||FlixBus or SNCF | TGV INOUI|
Travel 223 miles (359 km) by bus or train between Lyon and Poitiers. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 4 h 57 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $40 (€36). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are FlixBus or SNCF | TGV INOUI among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Lyon to Poitiers.
You can travel by bus for as low as $20 (€18). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.
BlaBlaCar Bus (formerly known as Ouibus or iDBUS) is a popular French travel company from France operating long-distance services in 10 countries in Europe and connecting over 300 destinations. It is a subsidiary of the French carpooling service, BlaBlaCar. Standard amenities on BlaBlaCar Bus include toilets, air conditioning, USB and power outlets for charging phones, tablets and laptops during long travel journeys, extra legroom and adjustable seats. There is also free Wi-Fi available on select routes. The only ticket type from BlaBlaCar Bus is the Standard ticket, which allows each traveler to bring one carry-on bag and up to two checked bags.
There are 2 travel options between Lyon and Poitiers. You can take a bus or train.
The cheapest way to get from Lyon to Poitiers is by taking a bus with average ticket prices of $40 (€36) compared to other travel options to Poitiers:
Taking a bus costs $52 (€47) less than taking a train, which average ticket prices of $92 (€83).
The fastest way to get to Poitiers from Lyon is by train with an average travel time of 4 h 57 min.
Other travel options to Poitiers take longer:
Bus takes on average 13 h 5 min.
Poitiers is approximately 223 miles (359 km) away from Lyon.
The average frequency per day from Lyon to Poitiers is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Lyon and Poitiers 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 Lyon to Poitiers:
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