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Route overview
Avg. journey time5h 16m
Trains per day4
Fare range€15.00 - €225.00
Distance516km
Train operators
First & last trains
First train departs at04:56
Last train departs at17:40
Fastest journey
Fastest route4h 27m
ChangesDirect
Stations
Origin StationNantes
Destination StationLyon Part-Dieu

Nantes to Lyon Part-Dieu train times

Check out the next trains departing from Nantes to Lyon Part-Dieu for Monday 24th Sep 2018. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
04:54
09:30
Nantes
Lyon Part-Dieu
4h 36m
Direct
05:00
10:56
Nantes
Lyon Part-Dieu
5h 56m
1 change
07:03
11:30
Nantes
Lyon Part-Dieu
4h 27m
Direct
07:40
12:56
Nantes
Lyon Part-Dieu
5h 16m
1 change
09:03
13:30
Nantes
Lyon Part-Dieu
4h 27m
Direct

SNCF, TGV and Intercités trains from Nantes to Lyon Part-Dieu

You can travel from Nantes to Lyon Part-Dieu on SNCF, TGV and Intercités trains. Please note that these trains may not run direct from Nantes to Lyon Part-Dieu, so be sure to check if you need to change trains during your journey when searching for tickets.

SNCF, TGV and Intercités trains from Nantes to Lyon Part-Dieu

You can travel from Nantes to Lyon Part-Dieu on SNCF, TGV and Intercités trains. Please note that these trains may not run direct from Nantes to Lyon Part-Dieu, so be sure to check if you need to change trains during your journey when searching for tickets.

SNCF, TGV and Intercités trains from Nantes to Lyon Part-Dieu

You can travel from Nantes to Lyon Part-Dieu on SNCF, TGV and Intercités trains. Please note that these trains may not run direct from Nantes to Lyon Part-Dieu, so be sure to check if you need to change trains during your journey when searching for tickets.

PhotoCtruongngoc, under licence CC BY-SA 3.0

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).

PhotoErmell, under licence CC BY-SA 3.0

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.

Nantes to Lyon Part-Dieu train prices

Train tickets from Nantes to Lyon Part-Dieu start at €15.00 if purchased from 3 to 6 months in advance. Prices for train journeys from Nantes to Lyon Part-Dieu start at €75.83 when you book at least 28 days in advance.* Tickets usually go on sale 3 months in advance, yet in some rare cases this can be up to 6 months. For more precise information on when you can book your tickets or whether there are any promotional sales, click here.

28 days
in advance
Find this ticket!
€75.83
14 days
in advance
€96.22
Avg. single price
On the day
€115.20
Avg. single price

How long does it take to travel from Nantes to Lyon Part-Dieu by train?

The average journey time between Nantes and Lyon Part-Dieu is 5 hours and 16 minutes and the fastest journey time is 4 hours and 27 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 13 trains per day travelling from Nantes to Lyon Part-Dieu. 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 Nantes to Lyon Part-Dieu?

The first train from Nantes to Lyon Part-Dieu departs at 04:56. The last train from Nantes to Lyon Part-Dieu departs at 17:40. 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 Nantes and Lyon Part-Dieu?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Nantes to Lyon Part-Dieu without having to change trains. There are 4 direct trains from Nantes to Lyon Part-Dieu. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

How do I get back to Nantes?

By train, of course. See trains from Lyon Part-Dieu to Nantes.

  • *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 Nantes to Lyon Part-Dieu for a typical week day using timetable data for 24/09/2018. 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 23/06/2018 for travel on 23/06/2018 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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