Trains from
Bordeaux to Lyon

Bordeaux to Lyon route details

Route overview

Avg. journey time5h 38m
Fare range€30-€311

First & last trains

First train departs at06:08
Last train departs at21:04

Fastest journey

Fastest route4h 52m
Changes1 change

Stations

Origin StationBordeaux
Destination StationLyon

Train times for Tue 29 Aug

08:08
14:00
Bordeaux
Lyon
5h 52m1 change
09:04
14:56
Bordeaux
Lyon
5h 52m1 change
10:02
15:56
Bordeaux
Lyon
5h 54m1 change
11:04
16:34
Bordeaux
Lyon
5h 30m1 change
12:08
17:30
Bordeaux
Lyon
5h 22m1 change

When is the best time to buy tickets?

Buying tickets in advance can save you money. Prices for train journeys from Bordeaux to Lyon start at €98.43 when you book at least 28 days in advance.*

28 days
in advance
Find this ticket!
€98.43
14 days
in advance
€117.07
Avg. single price
On the day
€143.44
Avg. single price

What is the minimum price of a ticket from Bordeaux to Lyon?

The minimum price of a train ticket from Bordeaux to Lyon is €30. To buy train tickets from Bordeaux to Lyon for the lowest price possible, we recommend that you book your tickets as early as possible. Tickets go on sale usually 3 months in advance, yet in some rare cases this can be up to 6 months. For more precise information on when you can book your tickets or whether there are any promotional sales, click here.

How long does it take to travel from Bordeaux to Lyon by train?

The average journey time between Bordeaux and Lyon is 5 hours and 38 minutes and the fastest journey time is 4 hours and 52 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 17 trains per day travelling from Bordeaux to Lyon. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What time is the first and last train of the day from Bordeaux to Lyon?

The first train from Bordeaux to Lyon departs at 06:08. The last train from Bordeaux to Lyon departs at 21:04. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services. Alternatively, some popular routes may run throughout the night at a reduced frequency. There may also be less services on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Are there direct train services between Bordeaux and Lyon?

No, it is not possible to travel from Bordeaux to Lyon without having to change trains. To travel from Bordeaux to Lyon will require a minimum of 1 change. More changes may be necessary on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

How do I get back to Bordeaux?

By train, of course. See trains from Lyon to Bordeaux.

  • *Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. “14 days in advance” includes days 13 and 15.
  • **The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Bordeaux to Lyon for a typical week day using timetable data for 29/08/2017. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 27/06/2017 for travel on 21/09/2017 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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