If you want to travel from Valence Ville to Lyon Part-Dieu by train, you've come to the right place.
You can expect the journey from Valence Ville to Lyon Part-Dieu by train to take around 1 hour 30 minutes. If you want to get there as quickly as possible, it can take as little as 46 minutes on the fastest services. You’ll usually find around 26 trains per day running on this route, which spans 58 miles (93 km). There’s no need for any changes along the way, as there are direct trains available to Lyon Part-Dieu. TGV, SNCF or Renfe-SNCF are the main rail operators on this route, all of which offer modern trains with plenty of space for luggage and comfortable seating.
Use our Journey Planner at the top of the page to search for cheap ticket prices and we'll show you how much you can save. Tickets from Valence Ville to Lyon Part-Dieu start from €9.70 when you book in advance.
If you want to know more about the journey, keep reading for timetables, tips on finding cheap tickets and FAQs, including first and last train times. Want to go straight to booking? Start a search with us today!
It takes an average of 1h 30m to travel from Valence Ville to Lyon Part-Dieu by train, over a distance of around 58 miles (93 km). There are normally 26 trains per day travelling from Valence Ville to Lyon Part-Dieu and tickets for this journey start from €9.70 when you book in advance.
58 miles (93 km)
26 trains per day
Direct trains available
|Train and bus operators|
BlaBlaCar Bus, SNCF, Flixbus, Renfe-SNCF, OUIGO
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.
OUIGO is the low-cost brand of French rail company SNCF, who operate trains in France and Spain. In France, all seats on OUIGO are Second Class and tickets can only be purchased online. You can also pay for additional extras, such as reserving a seat in the ‘quiet area’, at-seat power sockets and extra luggage. OUIGO has been operating in Spain since May 2021, and their trains include an onboard bar and a premium class of service called OUIGO Plus.
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.
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).
In Second Class, TGV INOUI allows you to travel comfortably while enjoying the onboard services, such as free WiFi, power sockets and more.
Want to travel in style? Upgrade to First Class and you’ll enjoy all the benefits of Second Class as well as some additional perks.
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 Valence Ville to Lyon Part-Dieu by booking early.§
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.
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!
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.
The average journey time by train between Valence Ville and Lyon Part-Dieu is 1 hour and 30 minutes, with around 26 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.
The fastest journey time by train from Valence Ville to Lyon Part-Dieu is 46 minutes.
Train ticket prices from Valence Ville to Lyon Part-Dieu can start from as little as €9.70 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.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Valence Ville to Lyon Part-Dieu without having to change trains. There are 13 direct trains from Valence Ville to Lyon Part-Dieu each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.
The first train from Valence Ville to Lyon Part-Dieu leaves at 05:36. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Valence Ville to Lyon Part-Dieu leaves at 22:17. 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.
Trains travelling from Valence Ville to Lyon Part-Dieu cover a distance of around 58 miles (93 km) during the journey.