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There are 10 ways to get from Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu to Île de Ré by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2Rio's travel planner.

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Train via Lagny-sur-Marne  •  8h 4m

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Marne La Vallee Chessy Tgv
  2. Take the train from Marne La Vallee Chessy to Poitiers Tgv
  3. Take the train from Poitiers to La Rochelle Ville Ter / ...

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Night bus  •  13h 28m

  1. Take the night bus from Lyon, Perrache Bus Station to La Rochelle N746 / ...

8 alternative options

Train  •  9h 15m

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to St Pierre Des Corps Intercités / ...
  2. Take the train from St Pierre Des Corps to La Rochelle Ville Tgv

Bus  •  13h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Lyon, Perrache Bus Station to Burdeos Alsa
  2. Take the bus from Burdeos to La Rochelle Alsa

Drive  •  6h 48m

  1. Drive from Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu to La Flotte 626.9 km

Fly Lyon to Nantes, train, bus  •  8h 2m

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Nantes (NTE) LYS - NTE
  2. Take the train from Nantes to La Roche Sur Yon
  3. Take the bus from Pem-Sncf to Mogette

Fly Lyon to La Rochelle  •  5h 5m

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to La Rochelle (LRH) LYS - LRH

Fly Lyon to Rennes, drive  •  6h 20m

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Rennes (RNS) LYS - RNS
  2. Drive from Rennes to La Tranche-sur-Mer

Fly Lyon to Bordeaux, train, bus  •  9h 15m

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Bordeaux (BOD) LYS - BOD
  2. Take the train from Bordeaux St Jean to La Rochelle Ville
  3. Take the bus from LRO Place de Verdun to Paradis

Train to Geneva, fly to Nantes, train  •  10h

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Nantes (NTE) GVA - NTE
  3. Take the train from Nantes to La Roche Sur Yon

Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu to Île de Ré by train, bus and walk

19 Weekly Services
9h 15m Average Duration
€126 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu to Île de Ré is to night bus which costs €50 - €85 and takes 13h 28m.

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The fastest way to get from Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu to Île de Ré is to fly which takes 5h 5m and costs €75 - €330.

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The distance between Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu and Île de Ré is 944 km. The road distance is 626.9 km.

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The best way to get from Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu to Île de Ré without a car is to train via Lagny-sur-Marne which takes 8h 4m and costs €190 - €370.

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It takes approximately 8h 4m to get from Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu to Île de Ré, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu to Île de Ré is to train via Lagny-sur-Marne which takes 8h 4m and costs €190 - €370. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €60 - €130 and takes 13h 4m, you could also fly, which costs €75 - €330 and takes 5h 5m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu to Île de Ré is 627 km. It takes approximately 6h 48m to drive from Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu to Île de Ré.

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There are 2516+ hotels available in Île de Ré. Prices start at €47 per night.

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Map of how to get from Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu to Île de Ré.
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  • Distance: 943.9 km
  • Duration: 8h 4m

What companies run services between Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu, France and Île de Ré, France?

You can take a train from Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu to La Flotte via Marne La Vallee Chessy, Poitiers, and La Rochelle Ville in around 8h 4m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu to La Flotte via Lyon Perrache, Lyon, Perrache Bus Station, Burdeos, La Rochelle, and LRO Place de Verdun in around 13h 4m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Lyon to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €250
Flights from Lyon to La Rochelle
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€75 - €360
Flights from Lyon to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €220
Flights from Geneva to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€50 - €250
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lyon to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€80 - €390
Flights from Lyon to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €490
Flights from Lyon to Rennes via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €490
Flights from Lyon to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€85 - €370
Flights from Geneva to Nantes via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €330
Air Cairo
Website
flyaircairo.com
Flights from Lyon to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€50 - €160
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Lyon to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€55 - €270
Train operators
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
+33 1 84 94 36 35
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Marne La Vallee Chessy
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€70 - €120
Website
https://www.sncf.com/en
2nd Class
€70 - €95
1st Class
€90 - €120
Train from Marne La Vallee Chessy to Poitiers
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€60 - €110
Website
https://www.sncf.com/en
2nd Class
€60 - €85
1st Class
€80 - €110
Train from Poitiers to La Rochelle Ville
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€30 - €65
Website
https://www.sncf.com/en
2nd Class
€30 - €40
1st Class
€45 - €65
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to St Pierre Des Corps
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€75 - €130
Website
https://www.sncf.com/en
2nd Class
€75 - €110
1st Class
€100 - €130
Train from St Pierre Des Corps to La Rochelle Ville
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€45 - €85
Website
https://www.sncf.com/en
2nd Class
€45 - €60
1st Class
€65 - €85
Train from Nantes to La Roche Sur Yon
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€20 - €50
Website
https://www.sncf.com/en
2nd Class
€20 - €27
1st Class
€35 - €50
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €65
Website
https://www.sncf.com/en
2nd Class
€30 - €45
1st Class
€50 - €65
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.

Rome2Rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 1 84 94 36 35
Website
sncf-connect.com
Train from Marne La Vallee Chessy to Poitiers
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€60 - €130
Website
https://www.sncf-connect.com/en-en/
2nd Class
€60 - €90
Rail 1st Class
€90 - €130
Train from Poitiers to La Rochelle Ville
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€25 - €55
Website
https://www.sncf-connect.com/en-en/
2nd Class
€25 - €35
Rail 1st Class
€35 - €55
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to St Pierre Des Corps
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€80 - €170
Website
https://www.sncf-connect.com/en-en/
2nd Class
€80 - €120
Rail 1st Class
€120 - €170
Train from Nantes to La Roche Sur Yon
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€13 - €28
Website
https://www.sncf-connect.com/en-en/
2nd Class
€13 - €19
Rail 1st Class
€19 - €28
Train from Bordeaux St Jean to La Rochelle Ville
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €70
Website
https://www.sncf-connect.com/en-en/
2nd Class
€30 - €50
Rail 1st Class
€50 - €70
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€28 - €60
Website
https://www.sncf-connect.com/en-en/
2nd Class
€28 - €40
Rail 1st Class
€40 - €60
Bus operators
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are three types of tickets on offer (Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass), along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 910 207 007
Email
alsa@alsa.es
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Lyon, Perrache Bus Station to Burdeos
Ave. Duration
7h 44m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€45 - €70
Website
https://www.alsa.com/en/web/bus/home
Bus from Burdeos to La Rochelle
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€14 - €22
Website
https://www.alsa.com/en/web/bus/home
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2Rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.fr
Night bus from Lyon, Perrache Bus Station to La Rochelle
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€55 - €80
Website
https://www.flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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BlaBlaCar Bus

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
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
blablacar.co.uk
Night bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus station to La Rochelle
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€45 - €70
Website
https://www.blablacar.co.uk/
Aléop en Vendée
Phone
02 51 44 76 10
Website
aleop.paysdelaloire.fr
Bus from Pem-Sncf to Mogette
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
5 times a day
Schedules at
aleop.paysdelaloire.fr
Charente-Maritime - Réseau interurbain 17
Phone
0 811 36 17 17
Website
transports.nouvelle-aquitaine.fr
Bus from LRO Place de Verdun to Paradis
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€3
Schedules at
transports.nouvelle-aquitaine.fr

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