How to travel from Nantes to Lyon

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from Nantes to Lyon

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

Our recommendation
flight

To get from Nantes to Lyon on Nov 30 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:20PMNantes Atlantique Airport1h15 10:35PMLyon Saint Exupery Airport
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691One-way
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02:48PMGare de Nantes6h34 09:22PMLyon Part Dieu
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391One-way
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07:00AMNantes Atlantique Airport1h15 08:15AMLyon Saint Exupery Airport
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1031One-way
06:28AMGare de Nantes6h47 01:15PMLyon Part Dieu
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391One-way
04:55AMGare de Nantes4h35 09:30AMLyon Part Dieu
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681One-way

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Travel Information between Nantes and Lyon

distanceDistance320 miles (516 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$113 - $236
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $113 (€108) • 4 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $236 (€226) • 1 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus, easyJet or SNCF | TGV INOUI

Travel 320 miles (516 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train to Lyon from Nantes. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 5 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $113 (€108). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are BlaBlaCar Bus, easyJet or SNCF | TGV INOUI among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Nantes to Lyon.

Travel Tips: Travel from Nantes to Lyon

Travel Tips: Travel to Lyon 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 Nantes to Lyon.
FAQs

There are 4 ways to get from Nantes to Lyon: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to get from Nantes to Lyon is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $113 (€108) compared to other travel options to Lyon:

Taking a train is usually $18 (€17) less than taking a bus to Lyon, which costs on average $131 (€125) for the same trip.

A train is generally $123 (€118) less than a flight for the same journey. Taking a flight costs on average $236 (€226) from Nantes to Lyon.

The fastest way from Nantes to Lyon is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 5 min.

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

In comparison, getting to Lyon by bus can take on average 9 h 45 min.

In comparison, getting to Lyon by train can take on average 4 h 35 min.

The distance is approximately 320 miles (516 km) from Nantes to Lyon.

The average frequency per day from Nantes to Lyon is:

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

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

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

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Nantes, Haluchère-Batignolles and arrive in Lyon, Gare Perrache.
  • Most travelers catch their flight from Nantes Atlantique Airport and arrive in Lyon Saint Exupery Airport.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Gare de Nantes and arrive in Lyon Part Dieu.

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

  • Travel with BlaBlaCar Bus to go to Lyon by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find BlaBlaCar Bus Nantes to Lyon tickets on Omio for $131 (€125).
  • EasyJet can get you to Lyon by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with easyJet from Nantes to Lyon for $236 (€226) on Omio.
  • Travel with SNCF | TGV INOUI to go to Lyon by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find SNCF | TGV INOUI Nantes to Lyon tickets on Omio for $113 (€108).

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

  • You can find around 4 direct trains per day and travel with SNCF | Intercités or SNCF | TGV INOUI.

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

Many of our customers who book a trip from Nantes to Lyon often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Paris, Geneva or Barcelona. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Nantes and Lyon itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Lyon and any of these top destinations today!

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

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $131 (€125) one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average $236 (€226) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing $113 (€108) one way on average.

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

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