Poitiers to Lyon route details

Route overview
Avg. journey time6h 59m
Fare range€30-€227
Distance358km
Train operators
First & last trains
First train departs at07:28
Last train departs at11:16
Fastest journey
Fastest route6h 01m
Changes1 change
Stations
Origin StationPoitiers
Destination StationLyon

Train times for Tue 21 Nov

07:28
07:58
Poitiers
Lyon
6h 01m1 change
10:20
10:50
Poitiers
Lyon
6h 52m1 change
11:16
12:10
Poitiers
Lyon
8h 04m3 changes

When is the best time to buy tickets?

Buying tickets in advance can save you money. Prices for train journeys from Poitiers to Lyon start at €91.02 when you book at least 28 days in advance.*

28 days
in advance
Find this ticket!
€91.02
14 days
in advance
€102.76
Avg. single price
On the day
€117.71
Avg. single price

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

The minimum price of a train ticket from Poitiers to Lyon is €30. To buy train tickets from Poitiers 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 Poitiers to Lyon by train?

The average journey time between Poitiers and Lyon is 6 hours and 59 minutes and the fastest journey time is 6 hours and 1 minute. On an average weekday, there are 3 trains per day travelling from Poitiers 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 Poitiers to Lyon?

The first train from Poitiers to Lyon departs at 07:28. The last train from Poitiers to Lyon departs at 11:16. 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 Poitiers and Lyon?

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

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

  • *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 Poitiers to Lyon for a typical week day using timetable data for 21/11/2017. 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 23/08/2017 for travel on 25/08/2017 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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