Nantes to Lyon by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    04:54
  • Last train
    19:05
  • Avg changes
    0
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 22m

Travelling from Nantes to Lyon by train

Fast trains from Nantes to Lyon take around 4 hours and 22 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 519 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Nantes and Lyon.

Are there direct trains from Nantes to Lyon?

Direct trains from Nantes to Lyon have been found.

We usually find around 19 direct trains on the route from Nantes to Lyon every weekday.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 17 departures.

How long is the train journey from Nantes to Lyon?

The Nantes to Lyon train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 22 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Nantes to Lyon train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Lyon is usually scheduled to depart Nantes around 04:54 and the last train is around 19:03. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Nantes around 06:36, and the last at 19:05.

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

When to book Nantes to Lyon 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 Nantes to Lyon by train.

Which train companies operate between Nantes and Lyon?

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

  • Corail
  • Intercités
  • TGV

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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