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Taking the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Royan in 3 hours 34 minutes

Thinking about taking the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Royan? We’ve got you covered.

It usually takes around 6 hours 28 minutes to travel the 273 miles (440 km) from Paris Gare de Lyon to Royan by train, although you can get there in as little as 3 hours 34 minutes on the fastest services. You’ll normally find around 13 trains per day running on this route. You’ll need to make 1 change along the way as there aren't any direct services on this line.

Train tickets from Paris Gare de Lyon to Royan start from €40.00 when you book in advance, which can be cheaper than buying them on the day. Start a search in our Journey Planner to check out the latest prices.

Keen to book your train tickets to Royan? No need to wait, start a search with us today! If you want to find out a bit more about the journey first, you can find our train timetable below, tips on booking cheap tickets and our FAQs, including first and last train times.

Paris Gare de Lyon to Royan by train

It takes an average of 6h 28m to travel from Paris Gare de Lyon to Royan by train, over a distance of around 273 miles (440 km). There are normally 13 trains per day travelling from Paris Gare de Lyon to Royan and tickets for this journey start from €40 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 3h 34m
PriceFrom €40
Distance273 miles (440 km)
Frequency13 trains per day
First train06:53
Last train21:01
Departure stationParis Gare de Lyon
Arrival stationRoyan
Changes1 change
Train and bus operatorsBlaBlaCar Bus

Paris Gare de Lyon to Royan train times

Check out the next trains departing from Paris Gare de Lyon to Royan for Tuesday 1st February 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
06:11 11:39 5h 28m, 2 changes
08:15 13:21 5h 6m, 1 change
09:06 15:41 6h 35m, 1 change
10:11 15:41 5h 30m, 2 changes
13:19 17:38 4h 19m, 2 changes
14:44 18:46 4h 2m, 1 change
16:44 20:18 3h 34m, 1 change
17:27 22:19 4h 52m, 1 change
18:10 22:19 4h 9m, 1 change
19:39 07:18 11h 39m, 2 changes

Cheap train tickets from Paris Gare de Lyon to Royan

The price of train tickets from Paris Gare de Lyon to Royan starts at €40 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 Paris Gare de Lyon to Royan 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 Paris Gare de Lyon to Royan? 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 Paris Gare de Lyon to Royan take?

The average journey time by train between Paris Gare de Lyon and Royan is 6 hours and 28 minutes, with around 13 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 Paris Gare de Lyon and Royan by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Royan is 3 hours and 34 minutes.

How much does the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Royan cost?

Train ticket prices from Paris Gare de Lyon to Royan can start from as little as €40 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 Paris Gare de Lyon to Royan?

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

What time does the first train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Royan leave?

The first train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Royan leaves at 06:53. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Royan leave?

The last train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Royan leaves at 21:01. 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 Paris Gare de Lyon and Royan by train?

Trains travelling from Paris Gare de Lyon to Royan cover a distance of around 273 miles (440 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Royan to Paris Gare de 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 Paris Gare de Lyon to Royan for a typical week day using timetable data for 02/01/2022. 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 03/09/2022 for travel on 03/09/2022 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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