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Journey timeFrom 2h 09m
Price$34.02 - $53.25
Distance136km (85 miles)
Departure stationLyon
Arrival stationBessay
Changes1 change
Train and bus operators

Lyon to Bessay train times

Check out the next trains departing from Lyon to Bessay for Tuesday 12th Mar 2019. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
09:3211:412h 09m, 1 change
11:5416:484h 54m, 1 change
15:3117:412h 10m, 1 change
16:3819:413h 03m, 1 change
18:0306:3312h 30m, 1 change
18:3806:3311h 55m, 2 changes
20:3806:4910h 11m, 2 changes
20:3807:1010h 32m, 1 change

SNCF and Intercités trains from Lyon to Bessay

You can travel from Lyon to Bessay on SNCF and Intercités trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

PhotoCtruongngoc, under licence CC BY-SA 3.0

SNCF is the national train operator of France. It operates all domestic trains and routes across France, as well as international services to Spain and Germany. There are three different types of domestic trains that operate under the SNCF banner – TGV (high-speed, full-service trains that connect the major cities in France), Intercités (usually a more frequent stopping service, but with all the amenities), and TER (regional train services with basic onboard facilities).

PhotoThierry80, under licence CC BY-SA 4.0

Intercités is the classic service of SNCF. The Intercités lines are an important part of the French rail network. Trains make more stops and are cheaper than TGVs, and run at speeds of up to 160 km/h. Two comfort classes are offered aboard Intercités – First Class and Second Class. Intercités by night allows you to travel at night on certain routes, in sleeper cars.

Cheap train tickets from Lyon to Bessay

Train tickets from Lyon to Bessay start at €29 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in Advance, however, if you're booking last-minute tickets on the day, the average price is around €36.23.
lowest price found
from29
on the day
avg. single price36.23

Biglietti e offerte Trenitalia e Frecciarossa

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 Lyon to Bessay by booking early.§

Biglietti e offerte Italo treno

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.

Risparmia prenotando in anticipo

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!

Biglietti e offerte treni internazionali

Take a look at treni in Europa Low Cost to check when European train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap 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 Lyon to Bessay? 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 Lyon to Bessay take?

The average journey time by train between Lyon and Bessay is 7 hours and 10 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.

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

The fastest journey time by train from Lyon to Bessay is 2 hours and 9 minutes.

How much does the train from Lyon to Bessay cost?

Train tickets from Lyon to Bessay can start from as little as €29 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Lyon to Bessay?

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

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

The first train from Lyon to Bessay leaves at 09:32. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Lyon to Bessay leaves at 20:38. 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 Lyon and Bessay by train?

Trains travelling from Lyon to Bessay cover a distance of around 136km during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Bessay to Lyon.
*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. / 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 Bessay for a typical week day using timetable data for 12/03/2019. 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 17/06/2019 for travel on 18/06/2019 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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