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About the train journey from Moulins-sur-Allier to Lyon Part-Dieu

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The train from Moulins-sur-Allier to Lyon Part-Dieu usually takes 2 hours 41 minutes on average to travel 91 miles (147 km), although the quickest services can take as little as 2 hours 3 minutes. You can expect to find 12 trains per day running on this popular route. Good news! There are direct trains available to Lyon Part-Dieu, so you can just make yourself comfortable as soon as you board the train and just enjoy the journey. The route to Lyon Part-Dieu is operated by SNCF, the French national train operator. You're likely to travel on a TER regional train or Intercités service during your journey, both of which offer modern comfortable seating.

To help you get the best train deals, we'll highlight the cheapest train ticket prices from Moulins-sur-Allier to Lyon Part-Dieu in our Journey Planner. Just remember, the sooner you book your tickets, the more you'll save, as advance tickets start from £9.13.

Keep reading for more information about the train journey to Lyon Part-Dieu, 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.

Moulins-sur-Allier to Lyon Part-Dieu by train

It takes an average of 2h 41m to travel from Moulins-sur-Allier to Lyon Part-Dieu by train, over a distance of around 91 miles (147 km). There are normally 12 trains per day travelling from Moulins-sur-Allier to Lyon Part-Dieu and tickets for this journey start from £9.13 when you book in advance.

First train

05:54

Last train

19:14

Departure station

Moulins-sur-Allier

Arrival station

Lyon Part-Dieu

Journey time

From 2h 3m

Distance

91 miles (147 km)

Frequency

12 trains per day

Changes

Direct trains available

Price

From £9.13

Train and bus operators

SNCF

Moulins-sur-Allier to Lyon Part-Dieu train times

Check out the next trains departing from Moulins-sur-Allier to Lyon Part-Dieu for Tuesday 3rd October 2023. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
05:02 07:52 2h 50m, 1 change
07:12 10:26 3h 14m, 1 change
08:10 11:05 2h 55m, direct
10:07 12:10 2h 3m, direct
12:09 15:26 3h 17m, 1 change
13:17 16:26 3h 9m, 1 change
14:07 16:52 2h 45m, direct
15:21 17:26 2h 5m, direct
16:02 18:26 2h 24m, 1 change
16:40 19:27 2h 47m, 1 change

Intercités, TER and SNCF trains from Moulins-sur-Allier to Lyon Part-Dieu

You can travel from Moulins-sur-Allier to Lyon Part-Dieu on Intercités, TER 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.

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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 100 mph (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.

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TER (Transport Express Régional) trains are the regional service from SNCF that allow you to make trips to nearby towns and villages located within the same region. With 20 regions in France, TER trains are ideal for travelling to destinations not covered by high-speed services, although ticket prices vary between each region. TER trains have dedicated spaces for bicycles and allow animals on board. Not all TER trains include a First Class carriage.

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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).

TER and INTERCITÉS classes from Moulins-sur-Allier to Lyon Part-Dieu

Compare the different travel classes offered by TER and INTERCITÉS when travelling from Moulins-sur-Allier to Lyon Part-Dieu.

Onboard services on TER and INTERCITÉS

Discover more about the onboard services offered on trains from Moulins-sur-Allier to Lyon Part-Dieu.

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There are no size limits for the luggage you take on board TER trains, so you can travel your way. However, you must be able to carry any luggage you bring unassisted, and it must fit into the dedicated luggage storage spaces on the train.

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TER trains do not have any onboard catering facilities, so don't forget to pick up a snack at the station before you leave!

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TER trains do not currently have WiFi available.

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All children under 12 years old get 50% off the price of a TER ticket - input the age of your child when searching your journey and the discount will be applied automatically. Children under the age of 4 travel for free if they're sat on your lap throughout the journey.

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On TER trains, it's free to take your bicycle on board. You can hang it up or store it in a dedicated bicycle area. There are a fixed number of spaces available on each train - they're first come, first served and can't be reserved.

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Animals weighing less than 6kg must travel in an appropriate carrier (no larger than 45 x 30 x 25 cm), stored at your feet or on your lap. Tickets for small animals cost 7€. Animals weighing more than 6kg must wear a muzzle and be kept on a lead at all times. Tickets for larger animals cost 50% of the price of a second class ticket. Up to 2 animals or 2 carriers allowed per passenger. Guide dogs and assistance dogs travel free of charge on board all SNCF trains.

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If you are disabled or have reduced mobility, you can reserve special assistance through 'Accès TER'. Someone can meet you at the station and accompany you to your train or TER bus, helping you to get around more easily.

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You can take as much luggage as you want on INTERCITÉS trains, whether that's a suitcase, overnight bag or a backpack - just make sure that each piece of luggage is no taller than 130cm and no wider than 90cm. You must be able to carry all your luggage yourself. All luggage must be labelled before you hop on board the train.

RestaurantRestaurantFood and drink

You can treat yourself without leaving your seat on INTERCITÉS trains, as there's an at-seat food and drink service. Discover the INTERCITÉS menu 'Nos Territoires Gourmands' and enjoy high-quality, local products. This service is only available on the following routes: Paris - Clermont-Ferrance, Paris - Toulouse, Bordeaux - Marseille, Paris - Briançon (night INTERCITÉS train), Paris - Toulouse (night train), Paris - Lourdes (night train), Paris - Nice (night train).

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Free WiFi is available on some INTERCITÉS services. Kick back and relax with free WiFi on the following routes: Paris-Clermont-Ferrand, Paris-Limoges-Toulouse, Marseille-Bordeaux and Paris-Briançon. On overnight trains, you can connect to free WiFi on the Paris - Nice and Paris - Briançon routes.

ChildPassengerChildPassengerTravel with children

Children under 12 can get a half price ticket on TGV INOUI trains. Children under 4 travel free when they travel on your lap.

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If you've got a foldable bicycle, you can take it on the train as hand luggage, so long as it's no larger than 130 x 90 cm once folded. Or, if you can dismantle your bike, you can transport it in a cover or case no larger than 130 x 90 cm. You can still travel with a bike that cannot be folded or dismantled - you'll need to reserve a bike space on the train when you buy your ticket for an additional fee.

PetPetPets

Small pets are allowed on board INTERCITÉS trains provided they weigh less than 10kg. They must travel in a carrier no larger than 45 x 30 x 25 cm. Tickets for small pets cost €7. Larger dogs can also travel on INTERCITÉS services, provided they are wearing a muzzle and are kept on a lead. Tickets for larger dogs cost €20. Guide dogs and assistance dogs travel free of charge on all SNCF trains.

WheelchairWheelchairSpecial Assistance

For disabled passengers or those with reduced mobility, you can request assistance through 'Accès Plus'. With this service, a member of staff will meet you at the station and help you get to your seat on the train. To book assistance, contact Accès Plus after you book your tickets (and no later than 48 hours before your train is due to depart).

Cheap train tickets from Moulins-sur-Allier to Lyon Part-Dieu

The price of train tickets from Moulins-sur-Allier to Lyon Part-Dieu starts at £9.13 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 Moulins-sur-Allier to Lyon Part-Dieu 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 Moulins-sur-Allier to Lyon Part-Dieu? 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 Moulins-sur-Allier to Lyon Part-Dieu take?

The average journey time by train between Moulins-sur-Allier and Lyon Part-Dieu is 2 hours and 41 minutes, with around 12 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 Moulins-sur-Allier and Lyon Part-Dieu by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Moulins-sur-Allier to Lyon Part-Dieu is 2 hours and 3 minutes.

How much does the train from Moulins-sur-Allier to Lyon Part-Dieu cost?

Train ticket prices from Moulins-sur-Allier to Lyon Part-Dieu can start from as little as £9.13 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 Moulins-sur-Allier to Lyon Part-Dieu?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Moulins-sur-Allier to Lyon Part-Dieu without having to change trains. There are 5 direct trains from Moulins-sur-Allier to Lyon Part-Dieu each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Moulins-sur-Allier to Lyon Part-Dieu leave?

The first train from Moulins-sur-Allier to Lyon Part-Dieu leaves at 05:54. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Moulins-sur-Allier to Lyon Part-Dieu leave?

The last train from Moulins-sur-Allier to Lyon Part-Dieu leaves at 19:14. 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 Moulins-sur-Allier and Lyon Part-Dieu by train?

Trains travelling from Moulins-sur-Allier to Lyon Part-Dieu cover a distance of around 91 miles (147 km) during the journey.

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