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There are 10 ways to get from Lyon to Girona by train, 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 SNCF  •  4 h 26 min

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

$75 - $110

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Bus FlixBus  •  8 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Girona Airport 788

$34 - $62

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Train inOui TGV  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Sete Tgv
  2. Take the train from Sete to Girona Tgv

$114 - $132

Bus ALSA  •  10 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Lyon to Gerona/Girona

$35 - $60

Drive  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Lyon to Girona 338.3 miles

$70 - $110

Fly Lyon to Barcelona, train  •  5 h 24 min

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

$53 - $207

Fly Lyon to Toulouse, train  •  6 h 37 min

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

$108 - $219

Fly Lyon to Perpignan, train  •  7 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Perpignan (PGF) LYS - PGF
  2. Take the train from Perpignan to Girona

$153 - $752

Train to Geneva, fly to Barcelona, train  •  7 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu to Gare de Genève
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Barcelona (BCN) GVA - BCN
  3. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Girona

$76 - $249

Fly Lyon to Marseille, train  •  7 h 34 min

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

$133 - $425

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The cheapest way to get from Lyon to Girona is to bus which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 10 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lyon to Girona is to train which costs 65€ - 95€ and takes 4 h 26 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lyon and arriving at Gerona/Girona. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 10 h 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Lyon Part Dieu and arriving at Girona. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 26 min.

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The distance between Lyon and Girona is 449 km. The road distance is 541.2 km.

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The best way to get from Lyon to Girona without a car is to train which takes 4 h 26 min and costs 65€ - 95€.

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The train from Lyon Part Dieu to Girona takes 4 h 26 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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

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Lyon to Girona train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Lyon Part Dieu station.

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The best way to get from Lyon to Girona is to train which takes 4 h 26 min and costs 65€ - 95€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 29€ - 55€ and takes 8 h 47 min.

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Map of how to get from Lyon to Girona.
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  • Distance: 280.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 26 min

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

SNCF operates a train from Lyon to Girona once daily. Tickets cost $75 - $110 and the journey takes 4 h 26 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Lyon to Girona 4 times a week. Tickets cost $30 - $55 and the journey takes 8 h.

Airlines
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Lyon to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $260
Flights from Lyon to Perpignan via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from Lyon to Perpignan via Marseille, Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Lyon to Perpignan via Bordeaux, Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Lyon to Perpignan via Toulouse, Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Lyon to Marseille
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $600
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lyon to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $260
Flights from Lyon to Perpignan via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from Lyon to Perpignan via Marseille, Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Lyon to Perpignan via Bordeaux, Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Lyon to Perpignan via Toulouse, Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Lyon to Marseille
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $600
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Lyon to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Flights from Lyon to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Flights from Geneva to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Lyon to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Flights from Lyon to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Flights from Geneva to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$27 - $260
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $380
Train operators
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 Lyon Part Dieu to Girona
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Perpignan to Girona
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu to Gare de Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$28 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Train from Aix-en-Provence TGV to Girona
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
en.oui.sncf
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Sete
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $80
1st Class
$95 - $130
Train from Sete to Girona
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$70 - $90
Train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Girona
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$60 - $70
1st Class
$85 - $120
Train from Perpignan to Girona
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$22 - $28
1st Class
$40 - $41
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
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 Barcelona Sants to Girona
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $22
Website
renfe.com
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 Lyon-Part-Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 Girona Airport
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Lyon to Gerona/Girona
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
alsa.com

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The quickest flight from Lyon Airport to Barcelona Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Lyon to Girona bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Gerona/Girona station.

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Lyon to Girona train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Girona station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lyon to Girona is 541 km. It takes approximately 5 h 1 min to drive from Lyon to Girona.

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

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There are 809+ hotels available in Girona. Prices start at $57 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 9€ - 15€.

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