Nantes to Lyon

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€111.32
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Trains to Lyon

Tue 2 May

10:00
15:56
Nantes
Lyon
5h 56m1 change
10:05
15:56
Nantes
Lyon
5h 51m2 changes
10:05
16:00
Nantes
Lyon
5h 55m1 change
11:05
16:33
Nantes
Lyon
5h 28m1 change
12:52
17:30
Nantes
Lyon
4h 38mDirect

Train times

Avg. journey time5h 31m
First train dept04:54
Last train dept20:30

Train info

Fastest route4h 23m
ChangesDirect
Trains per day5
Fare range€20-€234**

Stations

Origin StationNantes
Destination StationLyon
Return Journey

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

The minimum price of a train ticket from Nantes to Lyon is €20. To buy train tickets from Nantes 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 Nantes to Lyon by train?

The average journey time between Nantes and Lyon is 5 hours and 31 minutes and the fastest journey time is 4 hours and 23 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 20 trains per day travelling from Nantes 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 Nantes to Lyon?

The first train from Nantes to Lyon departs at 04:54. The last train from Nantes to Lyon departs at 20:30. 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 Nantes and Lyon?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Nantes to Lyon without having to change trains. There are 5 direct trains from Nantes to Lyon. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.
  • *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 Nantes to Lyon for a typical week day using timetable data for 02/05/2017. 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 18/02/2017 for travel on 01/04/2017 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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