How to travel from Lyon to Roanne

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from Lyon to Roanne

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

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To get from Lyon to Roanne on Jul 05 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:38AMLyon Part Dieu1h03 10:41AMRoanne
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11:38AMLyon Part Dieu1h06 12:44PMRoanne
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06:38PMLyon Part Dieu1h06 07:44PMRoanne
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08:08AMLyon Part Dieu1h17 09:25AMRoanne
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07:08PMLyon Part Dieu1h17 08:25PMRoanne
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Travel Information between Lyon and Roanne

distanceDistance42 miles (68 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeTrain • $12 (€11) • 1 h 3 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSNCF | Autocar or SNCF | Intercités

Travel 42 miles (68 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train to Roanne from Lyon. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are SNCF | Autocar or SNCF | Intercités among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Lyon to Roanne.

Travel Tips: Travel from Lyon to Roanne

Travel to Roanne 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 Roanne.

You can travel to Roanne from Lyon 4 different ways: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to travel to Roanne from Lyon is by taking a flight with an average price of $1 (€1).

This is compared to other travel options to Roanne:

A flight is $14 (€13) less than a bus for this route with tickets for a bus from Lyon to Roanne costing on average $14 (€13).

A flight is $1 (€1) less than a ferry for this trip with tickets for a ferry from Lyon to Roanne costing on average $1 (€1).

Taking a flight is usually $12 (€11) less than taking a train to Roanne, which costs on average $12 (€11) for the same trip.

The fastest way to get to Roanne from Lyon is by train with an average travel time of 1 h 3 min.

Other travel options to Roanne can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Roanne by bus can take on average 1 h 55 min.

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

In comparison, traveling by ferry can take you on average 0 h 0 min.

You should expect to travel around 42 miles (68 km) between Lyon and Roanne.

The average frequency per day from Lyon to Roanne is:

  • 1 bus a day.
  • Around 20 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Lyon and Roanne 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 from Lyon to Roanne:

  • Buses most often depart from Lyon at Lyon, Gare Perrache and arrive in Roanne at Roanne, Rue Pierre Semard (Gare).
  • Trains from Lyon to Roanne most often leave from Lyon Part Dieu and arrive in Roanne.

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

  • SNCF | Autocar can get you to Roanne by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with SNCF | Autocar from Lyon to Roanne for $14 (€13) on Omio.
  • Travel with SNCF | Intercités for trains to Roanne. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for SNCF | Intercités Lyon to Roanne tickets on Omio for $12 (€11).

Yes, there are direct services available from Lyon to Roanne with the following travel companies:

  • You can travel directly by bus with BlaBlaCar or SNCF | Autocar with 1 direct bus per day.
  • You can travel directly by train with SNCF | TER with 20 direct trains per day.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Roanne as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Lyon to Roanne.

Looking to extend your trip from Lyon to Roanne? Many Omio customers who go from Lyon to Roanne usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Clermont-Ferrand or Saint-Étienne. If you're looking to explore Paris, Clermont-Ferrand or Saint-Étienne from Roanne, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

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

  • Bus tickets are costing $14 (€13) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing $1 (€1) one way on average.
  • Ferry tickets are costing $1 (€1) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average $12 (€11) one way.

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

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