Lyon to Bordeaux by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    05:34
  • Last train
    18:30
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 52m

Travelling from Lyon to Bordeaux by train

The fastest trains from Lyon to Bordeaux take around 4 hours and 52 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 435 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Lyon and Bordeaux.

Journeys between Lyon and Bordeaux usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 28 departures on the route from Lyon to Bordeaux every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 22 departures. The duration is normally about 4 hours and 52 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

On weekdays the earliest train to Bordeaux is usually scheduled to depart Lyon around 05:34 and the last train is around 18:30. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Lyon around 05:50, and the last at 18:30.

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

When to book Lyon to Bordeaux train tickets?

Trains in France usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Lyon to Bordeaux by train.

Which trains operate between Lyon and Bordeaux?

More than one type of train operates on the route from Lyon to Bordeaux, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • AVE
  • Intercités
  • TGV
  • TGV Atlantic
  • TGV Duplex
  • TGV Est

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and rail operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.

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