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Route overview
Avg. journey time8h 18m
Fare range€52.00 - €177.00
Distance263km
Train operators
First & last trains
First train departs at05:56
Last train departs at18:03
Fastest journey
Fastest route5h 10m
Changes1 change
Stations
Origin StationLyon
Destination StationSt-Sébastien

Lyon to St-Sébastien train times

Check out the next trains departing from Lyon to St-Sébastien for Tuesday 15th Jan 2019. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
05:56
12:41
Lyon
St-Sébastien
6h 45m
1 change
08:34
17:21
Lyon
St-Sébastien
8h 47m
4 changes
11:56
18:41
Lyon
St-Sébastien
6h 45m
1 change
15:31
20:41
Lyon
St-Sébastien
5h 10m
1 change
18:03
08:08
Lyon
St-Sébastien
14h 05m
2 changes

SNCF, TGV, Intercités and TGV Lyria trains from Lyon to St-Sébastien

You can travel from Lyon to St-Sébastien on SNCF, TGV, Intercités and TGV Lyria 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.

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SNCF TGV

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).

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SNCF TGV

TGV is the high-speed train service of the SNCF company. It connects the major cities of France at speeds of up to 320 km/h. All TGV trains are equipped with a food carriage, a free WiFi connection, power sockets and removable shelves. Two comfort classes are offered – First Class and Second Class, with more flexible train tickets and access to the Grand Voyageur lounge in some stations.

PhotoThierry80, under licence CC BY-SA 4.0

Intercites Train

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.

PhotoChabe01, under licence CC BY-SA 4.0

TGV Lyria Train

TGV Lyria links France to Switzerland and can travel at a maximum speed of 320 km/h. Resulting from the collaboration between SNCF and SBB, TGV Lyria has three comfort classes on all trains. Standard (equivalent to the Second Class TGV, with comfortable seats), Standard 1ère (with more legroom and access to the SNCF show Grand Voyageur at the Gare de Lyon in Paris) and Business 1ère (available all week except Saturday, on some lines only).

How long does it take to travel from Lyon to St-Sébastien by train?

The average journey time between Lyon and St-Sébastien is 8 hours and 18 minutes and the fastest journey time is 5 hours and 10 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 5 trains per day travelling from Lyon to St-Sébastien. 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 Lyon to St-Sébastien?

The first train from Lyon to St-Sébastien departs at 05:56. The last train from Lyon to St-Sébastien departs at 18:03. 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 Lyon and St-Sébastien?

No, it is not possible to travel from Lyon to St-Sébastien without having to change trains. To travel from Lyon to St-Sébastien 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.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from St-Sébastien 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. / The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Lyon to St-Sébastien for a typical week day using timetable data for 15/01/2019. 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 24/10/2018 for travel on 28/10/2018 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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