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Lyon to Versailles-Chantiers by train

It takes an average of 3h 8m to travel from Lyon to Versailles-Chantiers by train, over a distance of around 244 miles (393 km). There are normally 19 trains per day travelling from Lyon to Versailles-Chantiers and tickets for this journey start from €27.90 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 2h 25m
Price€27.90 - €173.20
Distance244 miles (393 km)
Frequency19 trains per day
Departure stationLyon
Arrival stationVersailles-Chantiers
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsSNCF

Lyon to Versailles-Chantiers train times

Check out the next trains departing from Lyon to Versailles-Chantiers for Tuesday 26th Jan 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
07:25 10:23 2h 58m, 1 change
08:04 11:10 3h 6m, 1 change
09:25 12:25 3h 0m, 1 change
10:04 13:20 3h 16m, 1 change
11:00 14:49 3h 49m, 2 changes
13:04 16:10 3h 6m, 1 change
14:00 17:53 3h 53m, 2 changes
15:04 18:07 3h 3m, 1 change
15:30 18:34 3h 4m, 1 change
16:25 19:26 3h 1m, 1 change

TGV and SNCF trains from Lyon to Versailles-Chantiers

You can travel from Lyon to Versailles-Chantiers on TGV and SNCF 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.

PhotoErmell, under licence CC BY-SA 3.0

TGV is the high-speed train service of the SNCF company. It connects the major cities of France at speeds of up to 200 mph (320 km/h). All TGV trains are equipped with a food carriage, a free WiFi connection, power sockets and fold-down tables. Two comfort classes are offered – First Class and Second Class, with flexible fare options available and access to the Grand Voyageur lounge in some stations.

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).

Cheap train tickets from Lyon to Versailles-Chantiers

Train tickets from Lyon to Versailles-Chantiers start at €27.90 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 €93.36.
lowest price found
4 weeksin advance
avg. single price81.72
2 weeksin advance
avg. single price84.60
on the day
avg. single price93.36

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 Lyon to Versailles-Chantiers 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 guide 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 Versailles-Chantiers? 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 Versailles-Chantiers take?

The average journey time by train between Lyon and Versailles-Chantiers is 3 hours and 8 minutes, with around 19 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 Versailles-Chantiers by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Lyon to Versailles-Chantiers is 2 hours and 25 minutes.

How much does the train from Lyon to Versailles-Chantiers cost?

Train ticket prices from Lyon to Versailles-Chantiers can start from as little as €27.90 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 Lyon to Versailles-Chantiers?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Lyon to Versailles-Chantiers without having to change trains. There is 1 direct train from Lyon to Versailles-Chantiers each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Lyon to Versailles-Chantiers leave?

The first train from Lyon to Versailles-Chantiers leaves at 06:04. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Lyon to Versailles-Chantiers leave?

The last train from Lyon to Versailles-Chantiers leaves at 20:25. 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 Versailles-Chantiers by train?

Trains travelling from Lyon to Versailles-Chantiers cover a distance of around 244 miles (393 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Versailles-Chantiers 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 Versailles-Chantiers for a typical week day using timetable data for 26/01/2021. 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 14/01/2021 for travel on 24/12/2020 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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