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There are 7 ways to get from Lyon to Canet-en-Roussillon by train, bus, car or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from Lyon Perrache to Perpignan

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus Station to Perpignan

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Train via Saint-Marcel-lès-Valence

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud
  2. Take the train from Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud to Perpignan

Train via Montpellier

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Montpellier Saint-Roch
  2. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Perpignan

Drive

  1. Drive from Lyon to Canet-en-Roussillon

Fly to Toulouse, train

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Toulouse (TLS)
  2. Take the train from Toulouse Matabiau to Narbonne
  3. Take the train from Narbonne to Perpignan

Fly to Marseille, drive

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Marseille (MRS)
  2. Drive from Marseille to Canet-en-Roussillon

Lyon to Canet-en-Roussillon by train and bus

The journey time between Lyon and Canet-en-Roussillon is around 4h 46m and covers a distance of around 490 km. This includes an average layover time of around 28 min. Operated by TGV inOui and Sankéo, the Lyon to Canet-en-Roussillon service departs from Lyon Perrache and arrives in Las Bigues. Typically only one service runs weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

1 Weekly Services
4h 46m Average Duration
€80 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Lyon to Canet-en-Roussillon is to bus which costs €17 - €30 and takes 7h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Lyon to Canet-en-Roussillon is to drive which costs €50 - €80 and takes 4h 14m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lyon station to Canet-en-Roussillon. However, there are services departing from Lyon - Perrache Bus Station and arriving at Canet Village via Gare TGV. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 10m.

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It is 369 km from Lyon to Canet-en-Roussillon. It is approximately 456.4 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Lyon to Canet-en-Roussillon without a car is to train which takes 4h 46m and costs €80 - €110.

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It takes approximately 4h 46m to get from Lyon to Canet-en-Roussillon, including transfers.

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Lyon to Canet-en-Roussillon bus services, operated by Blablabus, depart from Lyon - Perrache Bus Station.

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The best way to get from Lyon to Canet-en-Roussillon is to train which takes 4h 46m and costs €80 - €110. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €17 - €30 and takes 7h 10m.

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The quickest flight from Lyon Airport to Toulouse Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Lyon to Canet-en-Roussillon bus services, operated by Blablabus, arrive at Perpignan station.

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Map of how to get from Lyon to Canet-en-Roussillon.
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  • Distance: 368.7 km
  • Duration: 4h 46m

What companies run services between Lyon, France and Canet-en-Roussillon, France?

TGV inOui operates a train from Lyon Perrache to Perpignan once a week. Tickets cost €75 - €100 and the journey takes 3h 38m. Alternatively, Blablabus operates a bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus Station to Perpignan once daily. Tickets cost €15 - €19 and the journey takes 6h 10m. Three other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lyon to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€85 - €230
Flights from Lyon to Marseille
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€90 - €310
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Lyon to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€30 - €160
Corsairfly
Website
corsair.com
Flights from Lyon to Marseille
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€170 - €500
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 Lyon Perrache to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€75 - €100
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€75 - €90
1st Class
€85 - €100
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€27 - €40
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€32 - €37
1st Class
€27 - €32
Train from Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€65 - €80
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€65 - €75
1st Class
€65 - €80
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€55 - €70
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€55 - €70
1st Class
€60 - €70
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€35 - €45
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€35 - €45
1st Class
€35 - €45
Train from Toulouse Matabiau to Narbonne
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€35 - €45
1st Class
€30 - €40
Train from Narbonne to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€21 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€27 - €32
1st Class
€21 - €25
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 Lyon Part Dieu to Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€13 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€13 - €20
Rail 1st Class
€21 - €35
Train from Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€40 - €85
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€40 - €65
Rail 1st Class
€55 - €85
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €75
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€35 - €55
Rail 1st Class
€50 - €75
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€20 - €45
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€20 - €29
Rail 1st Class
€30 - €45
Train from Toulouse Matabiau to Narbonne
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€19 - €40
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€19 - €27
Rail 1st Class
€28 - €40
Train from Narbonne to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€9 - €24
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€9 - €14
Rail 1st Class
€16 - €24
Renfe SNCF
Phone
+34 902 320 320
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Narbonne to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€28 - €40
Website
renfe-sncf.com
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
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
fr.ouibus.com
Bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus Station to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€15 - €19
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lyon Perrache to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€22 - €28
Website
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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Comuto Pro
Phone
+34 937 065 366
Website
barcelonanord.cat
Bus from Lyon to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
Comuto Pro
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord
Phone
+34 937 065 366
Website
barcelonanord.cat
Bus from Lyon to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord

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Yes, the driving distance between Lyon to Canet-en-Roussillon is 456 km. It takes approximately 4h 14m to drive from Lyon to Canet-en-Roussillon.

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Air France and easyJet offer flights from Lyon Airport to Toulouse Airport.

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There are 313+ hotels available in Canet-en-Roussillon. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Lyon to Lyon Airport is to tram which takes 27 min and costs €15.

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