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There are 12 ways to get from London to Le Puy-en-Velay by train, bus, car, car train, car ferry 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  •  8h 5m

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
  2. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Le Puy en Velay

$187 - $376

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Bus  •  19h 7m

  1. Take the bus from London to Paris, Paris 700
  2. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Saint-Étienne 747 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Gare de St-Etienne-Châteaucreux to Gare de Le Puy-en-Velay

$76 - $122

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Train via St Etienne Châteaucreux  •  8h 44m

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
  2. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to St Etienne Châteaucreux Tgv
  3. Take the train from St Etienne Châteaucreux to Le Puy en Velay

$195 - $363

Bus, train  •  16h 42m

  1. Take the bus from London to Paris City Centre - Bercy
  2. Take the train from Paris-Bercy to Clermont-Ferrand Ic
  3. Take the train from Clermont-Ferrand to Le Puy en Velay

$99 - $149

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  9h 47m

  1. Drive from London to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Le Puy-en-Velay

$295 - $352

Drive, car ferry  •  10h 10m

  1. Drive from London to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Le Puy-en-Velay

$151 - $230

Fly London Heathrow to Lyon, train  •  7h 49m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Lyon (LYS) LHR - LYS
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to St Etienne Châteaucreux
  3. Take the train from St Etienne Châteaucreux to Le Puy en Velay

$132 - $316

Fly London Gatwick to Lyon, train  •  7h 53m

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Lyon (LYS) LGW - LYS
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to St Etienne Châteaucreux
  3. Take the train from St Etienne Châteaucreux to Le Puy en Velay

$101 - $304

Train to London Luton, fly to Lyon, train  •  8h 15m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Lyon (LYS) LTN - LYS
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to St Etienne Châteaucreux
  4. Take the train from St Etienne Châteaucreux to Le Puy en Velay

$94 - $319

Fly London City to Le Puy  •  9h 30m

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Le Puy (LPY) LCY - LPY

$173 - $640

Fly London City to Geneva, train  •  9h 58m

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Geneva (GVA) LCY - GVA
  2. Take the train from Gare de Genève to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to St Etienne Châteaucreux
  4. Take the train from St Etienne Châteaucreux to Le Puy en Velay

$136 - $325

Fly London Heathrow to Geneva, train  •  9h 56m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Geneva (GVA) LHR - GVA
  2. Take the train from Gare de Genève to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to St Etienne Châteaucreux
  4. Take the train from St Etienne Châteaucreux to Le Puy en Velay

$149 - $307

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to Le Puy-en-Velay is to bus which costs £55 - £95 and takes 19h 7m.

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The quickest way to get from London to Le Puy-en-Velay is to fly and train which costs £100 - £250 and takes 7h 49m.

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No, there is no direct bus from London to Le Puy-en-Velay. However, there are services departing from London and arriving at Gare de Le Puy-en-Velay via Paris, Paris and Gare de St-Etienne-Châteaucreux. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19h 7m.

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No, there is no direct train from London to Le Puy-en-Velay. However, there are services departing from London St. Pancras International and arriving at Le Puy en Velay via Paris Nord, Paris Gare de Lyon and Lyon Part Dieu. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 5m.

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The distance between London and Le Puy-en-Velay is 486 miles.

The best way to get from London to Le Puy-en-Velay without a car is to train which takes 8h 5m and costs £140 - £290.

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It takes approximately 8h 5m to get from London to Le Puy-en-Velay, including transfers.

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London to Le Puy-en-Velay bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from London station.

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London to Le Puy-en-Velay train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from London St. Pancras International station.

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The best way to get from London to Le Puy-en-Velay is to train which takes 8h 5m and costs £140 - £290. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £55 - £95 and takes 19h 7m, you could also fly, which costs £130 - £500 and takes 9h 30m.

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Map of how to get from London to Le Puy-en-Velay.
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  • Distance: 485.9 miles
  • Duration: 8h 5m

What companies run services between London, England and Le Puy-en-Velay, France?

You can take a train from London to Le Puy-en-Velay via Paris Nord Eurostar, Paris Nord, Paris Gare De Lyon, Paris Gare de Lyon, and Lyon Part Dieu in around 8h 5m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London to Le Puy-en-Velay via Paris, Paris, Saint-Étienne, and Gare de St-Etienne-Châteaucreux in around 19h 7m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $440
Flights from London Gatwick to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,000
Flights from London City to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $700
Flights from London Heathrow to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London City to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $390
Flights from London City to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $390
Flights from London Heathrow to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $320
Flights from London Heathrow to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $320
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $350
Flights from London Gatwick to Lyon via Nantes
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $350
Flights from London Luton to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $420
Flights from London Luton to Lyon via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $420
Flights from London Luton to Lyon via Nantes
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $420
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Lyon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from London City to Geneva via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 46m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from London Heathrow to Geneva via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $450
Twin Jet
Website
twinjet.fr
Flights from London City to Le Puy via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $750
Flights from London City to Le Puy via Geneva, Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
8h 53m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Lyon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from London Heathrow to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $460
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Lyon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from London Heathrow to Lyon via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from London City to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from London City to Geneva via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from London City to Geneva via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Geneva via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $95
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$80 - $95
1st Class
$110 - $160
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to St Etienne Châteaucreux
Ave. Duration
2h 48m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$95 - $105
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$95 - $105
1st Class
$130 - $190
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to St Etienne Châteaucreux
Ave. Duration
42m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $22
1st Class
$30 - $35
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Le Puy en Velay
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$26 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $55
Train from St Etienne Châteaucreux to Le Puy en Velay
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19
Website
en.oui.sncf
Standard
$19
First
$28
Train from Paris-Bercy to Clermont-Ferrand
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$55 - $85
1st Class
$85 - $130
Train from Clermont-Ferrand to Le Puy en Velay
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$26 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $55
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to St Etienne Châteaucreux
Ave. Duration
46m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$15 - $23
1st Class
$20 - $30
Train from Gare de Genève to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$28 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
29m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
20m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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
Bus from London to Paris City Centre - Bercy
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris, Paris to Saint-Étienne
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Lyon Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 40m.

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London to Le Puy-en-Velay bus services, operated by SNCF Bus, arrive at Gare de Le Puy-en-Velay station.

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Le Puy-en-Velay is 1h ahead of London. It is currently 10:30 AM in London and 11:30 AM in Le Puy-en-Velay.

London to Le Puy-en-Velay train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Le Puy en Velay station.

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KLM, British Airways, Lufthansa and Air France offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to Lyon Airport.

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There are 133+ hotels available in Le Puy-en-Velay. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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The best way to get from London to London Heathrow Airport is to train which takes 14m and costs £20 - £29.

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