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The train from Chalon-sur-Saône to Lyon St-Exupéry TGV usually takes 5 hours 55 minutes on average to travel 74 miles (119 km), although the quickest services can take as little as 2 hours 55 minutes. You can expect to find 8 trains per day running on this popular route. As there aren’t any direct services running between Chalon-sur-Saône and Lyon St-Exupéry TGV, you’ll need to make 2 changes on your way to Lyon St-Exupéry TGV. The route to Lyon St-Exupéry TGV is operated by OUIGO, a low-cost, high-speed train service operated by SNCF.
To help you get the best train deals, we'll highlight the cheapest train ticket prices from Chalon-sur-Saône to Lyon St-Exupéry TGV in our Journey Planner. Just remember, the sooner you book your tickets, the more you'll save, as advance tickets start from €10.00.
Keep reading for more information about the train journey to Lyon St-Exupéry TGV, 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.
OUIGO is the low-cost brand of French rail company SNCF, who operate trains in France and Spain. In France, all seats on OUIGO are Second Class and tickets can only be purchased online. You can also pay for additional extras, such as reserving a seat in the ‘quiet area’, at-seat power sockets and extra luggage. OUIGO has been operating in Spain since May 2021, and their trains include an onboard bar and a premium class of service called OUIGO Plus.
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 Chalon-sur-Saône to Lyon St-Exupéry TGV by booking early.§
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.
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!
For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.
The average journey time by train between Chalon-sur-Saône and Lyon St-Exupéry TGV is 5 hours and 55 minutes, with around 8 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.
The fastest journey time by train from Chalon-sur-Saône to Lyon St-Exupéry TGV is 2 hours and 55 minutes.
Train ticket prices from Chalon-sur-Saône to Lyon St-Exupéry TGV can start from as little as €10 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.
No, there are no direct train services from Chalon-sur-Saône to Lyon St-Exupéry TGV. Travelling from Chalon-sur-Saône to Lyon St-Exupéry TGV by train will require a minimum of 2 changes.
The first train from Chalon-sur-Saône to Lyon St-Exupéry TGV leaves at 07:23. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Chalon-sur-Saône to Lyon St-Exupéry TGV leaves at 21:47. 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.
Trains travelling from Chalon-sur-Saône to Lyon St-Exupéry TGV cover a distance of around 74 miles (119 km) during the journey.