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There are 7 ways to get from Lyon to Excideuil by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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Train  •  8h 54m

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Vierzon Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Vierzon Ville to Limoges Benedictins Ter
  3. Take the train from Limoges Benedictins to Thiviers Ter

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Bus  •  9h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus Station to Périgueux BlaBlaCar Bus / ...

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Train, bus  •  11h 34m

  1. Take the train from Lyon Perrache to Clermont-Ferrand Ter / ...
  2. Take the bus from Clermont-Ferrand to Ussel B
  3. Take the train from Ussel to Perigueux Ter

Night bus  •  9h 19m

  1. Take the night bus from Lyon Perrache to Périgueux N706

Drive  •  4h 4m

  1. Drive from Lyon to Excideuil 412.6 km

Fly to Bordeaux, train, line 10 bus  •  8h 28m

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Bordeaux (BOD) LYS - BOD
  2. Take the train from Bordeaux St Jean to Perigueux
  3. Take the line 10 bus from Gare SNCF to Château

Fly to Limoges, train, line 10 bus  •  8h 33m

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Limoges (LIG) LYS - LIG
  2. Take the train from Limoges Benedictins to Perigueux
  3. Take the line 10 bus from Gare SNCF to Château

Lyon to Excideuil by bus

The bus journey time between Lyon and Excideuil is around 12h 50m and covers a distance of around 457 km. This includes an average layover time of around 5h 41m. The fastest bus normally takes 7h 37m. Operated by Blablabus, FlixBus, Car Aquitaine and others, the Lyon to Excideuil bus service departs from Lyon - Perrache Bus Station and arrives in Château. Typically 13 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average bus journey times

Time on bus:
7h 8m
Layover time:
5h 41m
Total time:
12h 50m

Bus route information

Fastest bus time:
7h 37m
Bus distance:
457 km
Buses per week:
13
Cheapest price:
€17
Carbon emissions:
57 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
06:50
Last bus departs at:
22:35

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Lyon to Excideuil bus schedules

Lyon → Excideuil
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Excideuil is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Excideuil is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Excideuil is 1 metre.

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The cheapest way to get from Lyon to Excideuil is to bus which costs €16 - €28 and takes 9h 29m.

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The fastest way to get from Lyon to Excideuil is to drive. Taking this option will cost €45 - €70 and takes 4h 4m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lyon station to Excideuil. However, there are services departing from Lyon - Perrache Bus Station and arriving at Château via Créavallée Nord and Pl. du 8 mai. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 29m.

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The distance between Lyon and Excideuil is 299 km. The road distance is 412.6 km.

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The best way to get from Lyon to Excideuil without a car is to train which takes 8h 54m and costs €110 - €210.

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It takes approximately 8h 54m to get from Lyon to Excideuil, including transfers.

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Lyon to Excideuil bus services, operated by Blablabus, depart from Lyon - Perrache Bus Station.

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The best way to get from Lyon to Excideuil is to train which takes 8h 54m and costs €110 - €210. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €16 - €28 and takes 9h 29m.

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The quickest flight from Lyon Airport to Bordeaux Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Lyon to Excideuil bus services, operated by Blablabus, arrive at Périgueux station.

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Map of how to get from Lyon to Excideuil.
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  • Distance: 299.3 km
  • Duration: 8h 54m

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

You can take a train from Lyon to Excideuil via Vierzon, Vierzon Ville, Limoges Benedictins, and Thiviers in around 8h 54m. Alternatively, Blablabus operates a bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus Station to Périgueux twice daily. Tickets cost €14 - €18 and the journey takes 6h 40m. FlixBus also services this route 5 times a week.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lyon to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €190
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Lyon to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €160
Chalair Aviation
Website
chalair.eu
Flights from Lyon to Limoges
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€100 - €280
Train operators
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Vierzon
Ave. Duration
3h 44m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€100 - €180
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lyon Perrache to Clermont-Ferrand
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€65 - €120
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Vierzon Ville
Ave. Duration
3h 44m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€40 - €85
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€40 - €60
Rail 1st Class
€55 - €85
Train from Vierzon Ville to Limoges Benedictins
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€25 - €55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€25 - €40
Rail 1st Class
€35 - €55
Train from Limoges Benedictins to Thiviers
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€9 - €24
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€9 - €14
Rail 1st Class
€16 - €24
Train from Lyon Perrache to Clermont Ferrand
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€27 - €55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€27 - €40
Rail 1st Class
€35 - €55
Train from Ussel to Perigueux
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€20 - €45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€20 - €30
Rail 1st Class
€30 - €45
Train from Bordeaux St Jean to Perigueux
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€16 - €40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€16 - €24
Rail 1st Class
€25 - €40
Train from Limoges Benedictins to Perigueux
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€13 - €35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€13 - €19
Rail 1st Class
€21 - €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
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
fr.ouibus.com
Bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus Station to Périgueux
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€14 - €18
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lyon Perrache to Périgueux
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€21 - €26
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Lyon Perrache to Périgueux
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€24 - €29
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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Swiss PostAuto
Car Aquitaine
Phone
0 800 64 40 47
Website
transports.nouvelle-aquitaine.fr
Bus from Gare SNCF to Château
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€2
Website
Car Aquitaine

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Yes, the driving distance between Lyon to Excideuil is 413 km. It takes approximately 4h 4m to drive from Lyon to Excideuil.

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

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There are 31+ hotels available in Excideuil. Prices start at €87 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 €14 - €16.

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