Lyon to Poitiers route details

Route overview
Avg. journey time8h 15m
Fare range€24-€227
Distance358km
Train operatorsidbus
First & last trains
First train departs at09:48
Last train departs at18:08
Fastest journey
Fastest route5h 44m
Changes1 change
Stations
Origin StationLyon
Destination StationPoitiers

Train times for Tue 28 Nov

09:48
14:36
Lyon
Poitiers
5h 44m1 change
12:32
17:46
Lyon
Poitiers
6h 00m1 change
15:33
21:12
Lyon
Poitiers
6h 59m1 change
18:08
20:01
Lyon
Poitiers
14h 17m5 changes

When is the best time to buy tickets?

Buying tickets in advance can save you money. Prices for train journeys from Lyon to Poitiers start at €97.39 when you book at least 28 days in advance.*

28 days
in advance
Find this ticket!
€97.39
14 days
in advance
€98.71
Avg. single price
On the day
€108.61
Avg. single price

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

The minimum price of a train ticket from Lyon to Poitiers is €24. To buy train tickets from Lyon to Poitiers 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 Lyon to Poitiers by train?

The average journey time between Lyon and Poitiers is 8 hours and 15 minutes and the fastest journey time is 5 hours and 44 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 4 trains per day travelling from Lyon to Poitiers. 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 Lyon to Poitiers?

The first train from Lyon to Poitiers departs at 09:48. The last train from Lyon to Poitiers departs at 18:08. 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 Lyon and Poitiers?

No, it is not possible to travel from Lyon to Poitiers without having to change trains. To travel from Lyon to Poitiers 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 Lyon?

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

  • *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 Lyon to Poitiers for a typical week day using timetable data for 28/11/2017. 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 19/08/2017 for travel on 20/08/2017 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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