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There are 9 ways to get from Gare de Lyon to Vannes by train, bus, rideshare, 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  •  3h 59m

  1. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Vannes Tgv

€77 - €102

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Bus  •  6h 59m

  1. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Vannes BlaBlaCar Bus / ...

€16 - €30

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Bus via Paris  •  7h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Paris to Vannes 1704

€26 - €31

Rideshare  •  5h 55m

  1. Take the rideshare from Paris to Vannes 459.1 km

€29

Drive  •  4h 29m

  1. Drive from Gare de Lyon to Vannes 459.3 km

€50 - €75

Fly Paris CDG to Nantes, train  •  5h 49m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Nantes (NTE) CDG - NTE
  2. Take the train from Nantes to Vannes

€90 - €272

Fly Paris CDG to Rennes, train  •  5h 21m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Rennes (RNS) CDG - RNS
  2. Take the train from Rennes to Vannes

€96 - €324

Fly Paris CDG to Brest, train  •  7h 38m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Brest (BES) CDG - BES
  2. Take the train from Brest to Vannes

€116 - €279

Fly Paris Orly to Quimper, train  •  6h 16m

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Quimper (UIP) ORY - UIP
  2. Take the train from Quimper to Vannes

€73 - €345

Gare de Lyon to Vannes by walk, subway and train

The journey time between Gare de Lyon and Vannes is around 2h 56m and covers a distance of around 487 km. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 44m. Services are operated by Paris Metro and TGV inOui. Typically 57 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
2h 56m
Fastest journey time:
2h 44m
Journey distance:
487 km
Services per week:
57
Cheapest price:
€77
Carbon emissions:
25 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
07:34
Last service departs at:
21:31

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Gare de Lyon to Vannes walk, subway and train schedules

Gare de Lyon → Vannes
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The cheapest way to get from Gare de Lyon to Vannes is to bus which costs €16 - €30 and takes 6h 59m.

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The quickest way to get from Gare de Lyon to Vannes is to train which costs €75 - €110 and takes 3h 59m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine and arriving at Vannes. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6h 40m.

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No, there is no direct train from Gare de Lyon to Vannes. However, there are services departing from Bercy and arriving at Vannes via Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 59m.

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The distance between Gare de Lyon and Vannes is 402 km. The road distance is 459.3 km.

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The best way to get from Gare de Lyon to Vannes without a car is to train which takes 3h 59m and costs €75 - €110.

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It takes approximately 3h 59m to get from Gare de Lyon to Vannes, including transfers.

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Gare de Lyon to Vannes bus services, operated by Blablabus, depart from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine station.

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Gare de Lyon to Vannes train services, operated by TGV inOui, depart from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 station.

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The best way to get from Gare de Lyon to Vannes is to train which takes 3h 59m and costs €75 - €110. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €16 - €30 and takes 6h 59m.

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Map of how to get from Gare de Lyon to Vannes.
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  • Distance: 402.5 km
  • Duration: 3h 59m

What companies run services between Gare de Lyon, Île-de-France, France and Vannes, France?

TGV inOui operates a train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Vannes every 3 hours. Tickets cost €75 - €100 and the journey takes 2h 30m. Alternatively, Blablabus operates a bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Vannes 3 times a day. Tickets cost €16 - €20 and the journey takes 6h 40m. FlixBus also services this route twice daily.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €320
Flights from Paris CDG to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €390
Flights from Paris CDG to Brest
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €220
Chalair Aviation
Website
chalair.eu
Flights from Paris Orly to Quimper
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
€50 - €300
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
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Vannes
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€75 - €100
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€75 - €90
1st Class
€85 - €100
Train from Rennes to Vannes
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€35 - €40
1st Class
€30 - €36
Train from Quimper to Vannes
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€29 - €40
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€34 - €39
1st Class
€29 - €35
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 Nantes to Vannes
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€17 - €40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€17 - €25
Rail 1st Class
€26 - €40
Train from Rennes to Vannes
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€16 - €40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€16 - €24
Rail 1st Class
€25 - €40
Train from Brest to Vannes
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€26 - €55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€26 - €40
Rail 1st Class
€35 - €55
Train from Quimper to Vannes
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€15 - €35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€15 - €22
Rail 1st Class
€24 - €35
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 Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Vannes
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€16 - €20
Website
Blablabus
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris to Vannes
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€24 - €30
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris to Vannes
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€24 - €29
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Paris to Vannes
Ave. Duration
5h 28m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€29
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Paris CDG Airport to Nantes Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Gare de Lyon to Vannes bus services, operated by Blablabus, arrive at Vannes station.

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Gare de Lyon to Vannes train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at Vannes station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Gare de Lyon to Vannes is 459 km. It takes approximately 4h 29m to drive from Gare de Lyon to Vannes.

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Air France offers flights from Paris CDG Airport to Nantes Airport.

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There are 103+ hotels available in Vannes. Prices start at €87 per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Gare de Lyon and Vannes. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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