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There are 8 ways to get from Girona to Lyon by train, night bus, 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 Spanish Railways AVE  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Girona to Lyon Part Dieu Ave

$75 - $110

Cheapest option

Night bus, bus  •  9 h 10 min

  1. Take the night bus from Girona to Montpellier Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Montpellier to Lyon Gare Perrache Ouibus

$20 - $28

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Train inOui TGV  •  4 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Girona to Montpellier Saint-Roch Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv / ...

$85 - $129

Bus  •  10 h

  1. Take the bus from Gerona/Girona to Lyon

$35 - $60

Drive  •  5 h

  1. Drive from Girona to Lyon 337.8 miles

$70 - $110

Train to Barcelona, fly  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Girona to Barcelona Sants
  2. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Lyon (LYS) BCN - LYS

$54 - $206

Train to Toulouse, fly  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Girona to Toulouse-Matabiau
  2. Fly from Toulouse (TLS) to Lyon (LYS) TLS - LYS

$109 - $217

Train to Marseille, fly  •  6 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Girona to Aix-en-Provence TGV
  2. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Lyon (LYS) MRS - LYS

$135 - $421

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The cheapest way to get from Girona to Lyon is to night bus and bus which costs 17€ - 25€ and takes 9 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Girona to Lyon is to train which costs 65€ - 95€ and takes 4 h 14 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Gerona/Girona and arriving at Lyon. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 10 h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Girona and arriving at Lyon Part Dieu. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 4 h 14 min.

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The distance between Girona and Lyon is 449 km. The road distance is 540.4 km.

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The best way to get from Girona to Lyon without a car is to train which takes 4 h 14 min and costs 65€ - 95€.

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The train from Girona to Lyon Part Dieu takes 4 h 14 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Girona to Lyon bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Girona station.

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Girona to Lyon train services, operated by Spanish Railways AVE, depart from Girona station.

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The best way to get from Girona to Lyon is to train which takes 4 h 14 min and costs 65€ - 95€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 10 h.

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Map of how to get from Girona to Lyon.
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  • Distance: 280.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 14 min

What companies run services between Girona, Spain and Lyon, France?

Spanish Railways AVE operates a train from Girona to Lyon once daily. Tickets cost $75 - $110 and the journey takes 4 h 14 min. Alternatively, ALSA operates a bus from Girona to Lyon once daily. Tickets cost $35 - $60 and the journey takes 10 h.

Airlines
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Toulouse to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $260
Flights from Marseille to Lyon
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $600
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Barcelona to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Flights from Toulouse to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Train operators
Spanish Railways AVE
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Website
renfe.com
Train from Girona to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
renfe.com
Train from Girona to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
renfe.com
Train from Girona to Aix-en-Provence TGV
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
renfe.com
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Girona to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$75 - $100
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$60 - $70
1st Class
$90 - $120
Train from Girona to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $29
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $29
1st Class
$41 - $43
Train from Girona to Toulouse-Matabiau
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$60 - $70
1st Class
$85 - $120
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Girona Station to Montpellier St. Roch Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
renfe.com
Train from Girona to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $22
Website
renfe.com
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. 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 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $65
1st Class
$65 - $100
Bus operators
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 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
Night bus from Girona to Montpellier
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Montpellier to Lyon Gare Perrache
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Ouibus
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 so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with 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
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Gerona/Girona to Lyon
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
alsa.com

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The quickest flight from Barcelona Airport to Lyon Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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Girona to Lyon bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Lyon Gare Perrache station.

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Girona to Lyon train services, operated by Spanish Railways AVE, arrive at Lyon Part Dieu station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Girona to Lyon is 540 km. It takes approximately 5 h to drive from Girona to Lyon.

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Vueling Airlines and easyJet offer flights from Barcelona Airport to Lyon Airport.

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