How to travel from Lyon to Valence

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from Lyon to Valence

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

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To get from Lyon to Valence on Mar 28 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:20AMGare de Lyon-Part-Dieu1h08 09:28AMValence Ville
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08:20AMGare de Lyon-Part-Dieu1h08 09:28AMValence Ville
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09:20AMGare de Lyon-Part-Dieu1h14 10:34AMValence Ville
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05:42PMJean Macé1h09 06:51PMValence Ville
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Travel Information between Lyon and Valence

distanceDistance56 miles (90 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$17 - $20
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $17 (€15) • 1 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $20 (€18) • 1 h 16 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSNCF | Autocar

Take a bus or train to travel 56 miles (90 km) to Valence from Lyon. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 16 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $17 (€15). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are SNCF | Autocar among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Lyon to Valence.

Travel Tips: Travel from Lyon to Valence

Travel Tips: Travel to Valence 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 Valence.

There are 2 ways to get from Lyon to Valence: bus or train.

The cheapest way to travel between Lyon and Valence is by taking a bus with an average price of $17 (€15).

This is compared to other travel options to Valence:

A bus is $4 (€3) less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Lyon to Valence costing on average $20 (€18).

The fastest way from Lyon to Valence is by train with an average journey time of 1 h 16 min.

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

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 1 h 40 min   of travel time.

The distance is approximately 56 miles (90 km) from Lyon to Valence.

The average frequency per day from Lyon to Valence is:

  • Around 7 buses per day.
  • Around 16 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Valence from Lyon 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 Valence:

  • Most travelers take a bus from Lyon, Gare Perrache to Valence, Gare Routière.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Lyon Part Dieu and arrive in Valence Ville.

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

  • Travel with SNCF | Autocar to go to Valence by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find SNCF | Autocar Lyon to Valence tickets on Omio for $17 (€15).

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

  • You can take a direct bus with Flixbus, BlaBlaCar or BlaBlaCar Bus with 6 direct buses per day.
  • You can travel directly by train with SNCF | TER with 9 direct trains per day.

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

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

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

  • Bus tickets cost on average $17 (€15) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing $20 (€18) one way on average.

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

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