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There are 7 ways to get from Lyon to Limoges by plane, train, bus, rideshare or car

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Fly  •  2 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Limoges (LIG) LYS - LIG

$171 - $441

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Bus  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Tulle, Tulle Péage 716 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Naves - Aire Covoiturage La Combotte to Limoges - Place Winston Churchill 7

$20 - $49

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Train  •  6 h 40 min

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

$82 - $122

Bus, train  •  7 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Lyon to Brive-la-Gaillarde
  2. Take the train from Brive-la-Gaillarde to Limoges-Benedictins Brive-la-Gaillarde - Limoges-Bénédictins / ...

$42 - $60

Train, bus  •  8 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Lyon-Perrache to Clermont-Ferrand
  2. Take the bus from Gare de Clermont-Ferrand to Gare de Ussel
  3. Take the train from Ussel to Limoges-Benedictins

$73 - $106

Rideshare  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Lyon to Limoges 256.6 miles

$30

Drive  •  3 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Lyon to Limoges 256.4 miles

$55 - $80

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The cheapest way to get from Lyon to Limoges is to rideshare which costs 26€ and takes 4 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lyon to Limoges is to fly which costs 140€ - 390€ and takes 2 h 43 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lyon to Limoges. However, there are services departing from Lyon, Lyon Perrache and arriving at Limoges - Place Winston Churchill via Naves - Aire Covoiturage La Combotte. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Lyon to Limoges. However, there are services departing from Lyon Part Dieu and arriving at Limoges-Benedictins via Vierzon Ville. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 40 min.

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The distance between Lyon and Limoges is 278 km. The road distance is 410.2 km.

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The best way to get from Lyon to Limoges without a car is to train which takes 6 h 40 min and costs 70€ - 110€.

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It takes approximately 2 h 43 min to get from Lyon to Limoges, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Lyon to Limoges is to fly which takes 2 h 43 min and costs 140€ - 390€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 70€ - 110€ and takes 6 h 40 min, you could also bus, which costs 17€ - 45€ and takes 7 h 15 min.

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Map of how to get from Lyon to Limoges.
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  • Distance: 174 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 43 min

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

Chalair Aviation flies from Lyon to Limoges twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Lyon to Limoges via Vierzon Ville in around 6 h 40 min.

Airlines
Chalair Aviation
Website
chalair.eu
Flights from Lyon to Limoges
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $900
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.

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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
3 h 47 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $75
1st Class
$70 - $120
Train from Vierzon Ville to Limoges-Benedictins
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$45 - $70
Train from Brive-la-Gaillarde to Limoges-Benedictins
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $29
1st Class
$26 - $40
Train from Lyon-Perrache to Clermont-Ferrand
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $50
1st Class
$50 - $75
Train from Ussel to Limoges-Benedictins
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $35
1st Class
$29 - $45
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 Tulle, Tulle Péage
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Website
flixbus.co.uk
CFTA Centre Ouest
Website
cftaco.fr
Bus from Naves - Aire Covoiturage La Combotte to Limoges - Place Winston Churchill
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2 - $20
Schedules at
cftaco.fr
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Lyon to Brive-la-Gaillarde
Ave. Duration
5 h 56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Schedules at
isilines.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Lyon to Limoges
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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

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Lyon to Limoges bus services, operated by CFTA Centre Ouest, arrive at Limoges - Place Winston Churchill station.

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Lyon to Limoges train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Limoges-Benedictins station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lyon to Limoges is 410 km. It takes approximately 3 h 52 min to drive from Lyon to Limoges.

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Chalair Aviation offers flights from Lyon Airport to Limoges Airport.

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There are 151+ hotels available in Limoges. Prices start at $54 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Lyon and Limoges. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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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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