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About the train journey from Alès to Lyon

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The train from Alès to Lyon usually takes 3 hours 51 minutes on average to travel 119 miles (192 km), although the quickest services can take as little as 2 hours 20 minutes. You can expect to find 11 trains per day running on this popular route. As there aren’t any direct services running between Alès and Lyon, you’ll need to make 1 change on your way to Lyon.

To help you get the best train deals, we'll highlight the cheapest train ticket prices from Alès to Lyon in our Journey Planner. Just remember, the sooner you book your tickets, the more you'll save, as advance tickets start from €22.50.

Keep reading for more information about the train journey to Lyon, including FAQs, timetables with first and last train times and tips on booking cheap train tickets. If you’re ready to book, just start a search for tickets with us today.

Alès to Lyon by train

It takes an average of 3h 51m to travel from Alès to Lyon by train, over a distance of around 119 miles (192 km). There are normally 11 trains per day travelling from Alès to Lyon and tickets for this journey start from €22.50 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 2h 20m
PriceFrom €22.50
Distance119 miles (192 km)
Frequency11 trains per day
First train05:56
Last train19:32
Departure stationAlès
Arrival stationLyon
Changes1 change

Alès to Lyon train times

Check out the next trains departing from Alès to Lyon for Tuesday 25th January 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
04:56 07:24 2h 28m, 1 change
05:25 08:54 3h 29m, 3 changes
05:25 09:40 4h 15m, 2 changes
07:02 09:50 2h 48m, 2 changes
07:28 10:50 3h 22m, 2 changes
09:31 12:20 2h 49m, 1 change
11:52 14:50 2h 58m, 1 change
13:30 15:50 2h 20m, 1 change
14:28 17:20 2h 52m, 1 change
16:28 18:50 2h 22m, 1 change

Cheap train tickets from Alès to Lyon

The price of train tickets from Alès to Lyon starts at €22.50 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Alès to Lyon by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Alès to Lyon? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Alès to Lyon take?

The average journey time by train between Alès and Lyon is 3 hours and 51 minutes, with around 11 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Alès and Lyon by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Alès to Lyon is 2 hours and 20 minutes.

How much does the train from Alès to Lyon cost?

Train ticket prices from Alès to Lyon can start from as little as €22.50 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from Alès to Lyon?

No, there are no direct train services from Alès to Lyon. Travelling from Alès to Lyon by train will require a minimum of 1 change.

What time does the first train from Alès to Lyon leave?

The first train from Alès to Lyon leaves at 05:56. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Alès to Lyon leave?

The last train from Alès to Lyon leaves at 19:32. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Alès and Lyon by train?

Trains travelling from Alès to Lyon cover a distance of around 119 miles (192 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Lyon to Alès.
Average savings on fares booked prior to day of travel vs full price fares on day of travel in France. Subject to availability. Excludes coach. / The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Alès to Lyon for a typical week day using timetable data for 01/25/2022. 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 09/02/2021 for travel on 09/02/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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