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There are 5 ways to get from Bagnols-en-Forêt to Le Puy-en-Velay by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  7h 4m

  1. Take the train from St-Raphaël-Valescure to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Saint-Étienne Châteaucreux Ter / ...
  3. Take the train from St Etienne Chateaucreux to Le Puy En Velay Ter

€160 - €226

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  11h 41m

  1. Take the bus from Fréjus - Saint-Raphaël to Lyon - Perrache Bus Station
  2. Take the train from Lyon Perrache to Saint-Étienne Châteaucreux Ter / ...
  3. Take the train from St Etienne Chateaucreux to Le Puy En Velay Ter

€55 - €108

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Drive  •  4h 32m

  1. Drive from Bagnols-en-Forêt to Le Puy-en-Velay 401.4 km

€45 - €70

Drive to Marseille, fly, train  •  6h 18m

  1. Drive from Bagnols-en-Forêt to Marseille
  2. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Lyon (LYS) MRS - LYS
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Saint-Étienne Châteaucreux
  4. Take the train from St Etienne Chateaucreux to Le Puy En Velay

€118 - €480

Bus to Nice, fly, train  •  8h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Gare Routière - FREJUS to Aéroport Terminal 2 - NICE
  2. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Lyon (LYS) NCE - LYS
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Saint-Étienne Châteaucreux
  4. Take the train from St Etienne Chateaucreux to Le Puy En Velay

€121 - €329

Bagnols-en-Forêt to Le Puy-en-Velay by bus and train

The journey time between Bagnols-en-Forêt and Le Puy-en-Velay is around 26h 17m and covers a distance of around 640 km. The fastest journey normally takes 26h 17m. Operated by ZOU! Var, AggloBus, Blablabus and others, the Bagnols-en-Forêt to Le Puy-en-Velay service departs from Relais provencal - BAGNOLS and arrives in Le Puy En Velay. Typically four services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
26h 17m
Fastest journey time:
26h 17m
Journey distance:
640 km
Services per week:
4
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
69 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
08:07
Last service departs at:
08:07

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Bagnols-en-Forêt to Le Puy-en-Velay bus and train schedules

Bagnols-en-Forêt → Le Puy-en-Velay
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Le Puy-en-Velay is 800 130 000.

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The cheapest way to get from Bagnols-en-Forêt to Le Puy-en-Velay is to drive which costs €45 - €70 and takes 4h 32m.

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The fastest way to get from Bagnols-en-Forêt to Le Puy-en-Velay is to drive which takes 4h 32m and costs €45 - €70.

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The distance between Bagnols-en-Forêt and Le Puy-en-Velay is 280 km. The road distance is 401.4 km.

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The best way to get from Bagnols-en-Forêt to Le Puy-en-Velay without a car is to train which takes 7h 4m and costs €160 - €230.

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It takes approximately 7h 4m to get from Bagnols-en-Forêt to Le Puy-en-Velay, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Marseille Airport to Lyon Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bagnols-en-Forêt to Le Puy-en-Velay is 401 km. It takes approximately 4h 32m to drive from Bagnols-en-Forêt to Le Puy-en-Velay.

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Air Senegal, Corsairfly and Air France offer flights from Marseille Airport to Lyon Airport.

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There are 33+ hotels available in Le Puy-en-Velay. Prices start at €87 per night.

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Map of how to get from Bagnols-en-Forêt to Le Puy-en-Velay.
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  • Distance: 279.6 km
  • Duration: 7h 4m

What companies run services between Bagnols-en-Forêt, France and Le Puy-en-Velay, France?

You can take a train from Bagnols-en-Forêt to Le Puy-en-Velay via St-Raphaël-Valescure, Lyon Part Dieu, Saint-Étienne Châteaucreux, and St Etienne Chateaucreux in around 7h 4m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Marseille to Lyon
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €700
Flights from Nice to Lyon
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€90 - €320
Air Senegal
Website
flyairsenegal.com
Flights from Marseille to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€9 - €310
Corsairfly
Website
corsair.com
Flights from Marseille to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
€200 - €440
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from St-Raphaël-Valescure to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€130 - €240
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Saint-Étienne Châteaucreux
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€15 - €28
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Saint-Étienne Châteaucreux to Le Puy-en-Velay
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€29 - €55
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lyon Perrache to Saint-Étienne Châteaucreux
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€22 - €40
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from St Raphael Valescure to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€75 - €100
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€75 - €90
1st Class
€85 - €100
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to St Etienne Chateaucreux
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€7 - €9
1st Class
€9 - €11
Train from Lyon Perrache to St Etienne Chateaucreux
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€19 - €30
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€26 - €31
1st Class
€19 - €23
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to St Etienne Chateaucreux
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€6 - €12
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€6 - €10
Rail 1st Class
€8 - €12
Train from St Etienne Chateaucreux to Le Puy En Velay
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€11 - €28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€11 - €17
Rail 1st Class
€19 - €28
Train from Lyon Perrache to St Etienne Chateaucreux
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€8 - €13
Rail 1st Class
€15 - €22
Bus operators
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Fréjus - Saint-Raphaël to Lyon - Perrache Bus Station
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€15 - €20
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Fréjus - Saint-Raphaël to Nice - Airport
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€7 - €9
Website
Blablabus
Zou! LER
Phone
+33 4 91 57 50 57
Email
webpresse@maregionsud.fr
Website
zou.maregionsud.fr
Bus from FREJUS - Halte Routière - FREJUS to NICE - Aéroport - NICE
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
Zou! LER

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