There are 8 ways to get from Lyon to Amboise by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to St-Pierre-des-Corps Tgv / ...

$97 - $152

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Bus Isilines  •  9 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Lyon to Tours

$27 - $47

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Bus FlixBus  •  8 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Tours N724 / ...

$30 - $50

Drive  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Lyon to Amboise 286.3 miles

$60 - $90

Fly to Poitiers, train  •  5 h

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Poitiers (PIS) LYS - PIS
  2. Take the train from Poitiers to St-Pierre-des-Corps
  3. Take the train from St-Pierre-des-Corps to Amboise(St-Pierre)

$149 - $555

Fly to Nantes, train  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Nantes (NTE) LYS - NTE
  2. Take the train from Nantes to Amboise(St-Pierre)

$83 - $259

Fly to Paris Orly, train  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Paris Orly (ORY) LYS - ORY
  2. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to St-Pierre-des-Corps

$133 - $349

Fly to Paris CDG, train  •  6 h

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Paris CDG (CDG) LYS - CDG
  2. Take the train from Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV to St-Pierre-des-Corps

$112 - $328

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Lyon to Amboise. However, there are services departing from Lyon, Lyon Perrache and arriving at Amboise Théâtre via Tours Mirabeau. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 36 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Lyon to Amboise. However, there are services departing from Lyon Part Dieu and arriving at Amboise(St-Pierre) via St-Pierre-des-Corps. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 51 min.

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The distance between Lyon and Amboise is 348 km. The road distance is 458 km.

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The best way to get from Lyon to Amboise without a car is to train which takes 3 h 51 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 51 min to get from Lyon to Amboise, including transfers.

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Lyon to Amboise bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Lyon, Lyon Perrache station.

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Lyon to Amboise train services, operated by TGV, depart from Lyon Part Dieu station.

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The best way to get from Lyon to Amboise is to train which takes 3 h 51 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 8 h 36 min.

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The quickest flight from Lyon Airport to Poitiers Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Lyon to Amboise bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Tours station.

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Map of how to get from Lyon to Amboise.
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  • Distance: 217.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 51 min

What companies run services between Lyon, France and Amboise, France?

TGV operates a train from Lyon to Amboise 3 times a day. Tickets cost $120 - $140 and the journey takes 3 h 12 min. SNCF also services this route 5 times a day. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Lyon to Amboise twice daily. Tickets cost $28 - $50 and the journey takes 6 h 40 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lyon to Poitiers
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Lyon to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Flights from Lyon to Nantes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $410
Flights from Lyon to Nantes via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $410
Flights from Lyon to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $380
Flights from Lyon to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Lyon to Poitiers
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Lyon to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Flights from Lyon to Nantes via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $410
Flights from Lyon to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $380
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Lyon to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $360
Aigle Azur
Website
aigle-azur.com
Flights from Lyon to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $280
XL Airways France
Website
xl.com
Flights from Lyon to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$30 - $140
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to St-Pierre-des-Corps
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$120 - $140
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$120 - $140
1st Class
$160 - $240
Train from Poitiers to St-Pierre-des-Corps
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $30
1st Class
$43 - $46
Train from Paris Montparnasse to St-Pierre-des-Corps
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$70 - $90
Train from Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV to St-Pierre-des-Corps
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
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 St-Pierre-des-Corps
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$85 - $130
1st Class
$120 - $190
Train from St-Pierre-des-Corps to Amboise(St-Pierre)
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$11 - $16
1st Class
$13 - $20
Train from Nantes to Amboise(St-Pierre)
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $50
1st Class
$45 - $75
Bus operators
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 Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Tours
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Lyon to Tours
Ave. Duration
7 h 39 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Schedules at
isilines.com

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Lyon to Amboise train services, operated by TGV, arrive at St-Pierre-des-Corps station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lyon to Amboise is 458 km. It takes approximately 4 h 24 min to drive from Lyon to Amboise.

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Hop! offers flights from Lyon Airport to Poitiers Airport.

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There are 640+ hotels available in Amboise. Prices start at $73 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Lyon to Lyon Airport is to Rhonexpress which takes 29 min and costs .

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