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Duration 10h 27m
Distance 722.1 km
Average price 136€
Frequency 2/day

Trip overview

The average train between Lyon and Pau takes 10h 27m and the fastest train takes 6h 39m. The train service runs several times per day from Lyon to Pau. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Lyon Part Dieu
  2. Toulouse Matabiau
  3. Pau
7h 46m
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115€ - 170€

Lyon to Pau train times

Trains run twice daily between Lyon and Pau. The earliest departure is at 06:55 in the morning, and the last departure from Lyon is at 18:10 which arrives into Pau at 10:06. All services require a transfer at Toulouse-Matabiau and take an average of 10h 27m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Lyon to Pau. However, there are services departing from Lyon Part Dieu and arriving at Pau via Toulouse Matabiau. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 46m.

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The distance between Lyon and Pau is 493 km. The road distance is 722.1 km.

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Lyon to Pau train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Lyon Part Dieu station.

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Lyon to Pau train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Pau station.

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