There are 4 ways to get from Lyon to Louhans by train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Bourg-en-Bresse Tgv
  2. Take the train from Bourg-en-Bresse to Louhans

$31 - $45

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Chalon-sur-Saône 730 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chalon-sur-Saône Gare Routière to Louhans Gare SNCF 8

$7 - $14

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  3 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Lyon Guillotière to Bourg-en-Bresse 132
  2. Take the train from Bourg-en-Bresse to Louhans

$17 - $24

Drive  •  1 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Lyon to Louhans 82.7 miles

$17 - $26

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The cheapest way to get from Lyon to Louhans is to bus which costs 6€ - 12€ and takes 3 h 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lyon to Louhans is to drive which costs 15€ - 22€ and takes 1 h 23 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lyon to Louhans. However, there are services departing from Lyon, Lyon Perrache and arriving at Louhans Gare SNCF via Chalon-sur-Saône Gare Routière. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 33 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Lyon to Louhans. However, there are services departing from Lyon Part Dieu and arriving at Louhans via Bourg-en-Bresse. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 41 min.

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The distance between Lyon and Louhans is 102 km. The road distance is 132.4 km.

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The best way to get from Lyon to Louhans without a car is to train which takes 2 h 41 min and costs 26€ - 40€.

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It takes approximately 2 h 41 min to get from Lyon to Louhans, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Lyon to Louhans is to train which takes 2 h 41 min and costs 26€ - 40€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 6€ - 12€ and takes 3 h 33 min.

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Map of how to get from Lyon to Louhans.
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  • Distance: 63.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 41 min

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

You can take a train from Lyon to Louhans via Bourg-en-Bresse in around 2 h 41 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lyon to Louhans via Chalon-sur-Saône and Chalon-sur-Saône Gare Routière in around 3 h 33 min.

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 Bourg-en-Bresse
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$16 - $23
1st Class
$20 - $35
Train from Bourg-en-Bresse to Louhans
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$15 - $22
1st Class
$19 - $30
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Bourg-en-Bresse
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $22
1st Class
$31 - $35
Bus operators
Car Ain.fr
Phone
04 74 22 01 77
Website
ain.fr
Bus from Lyon Guillotière to Bourg-en-Bresse
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
ain.fr
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 Chalon-sur-Saône
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Lyon to Chalon-sur-Saone
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
isilines.com
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 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
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus station to Chalon-sur-Saône
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
Ouibus
Buscephale
Phone
03 80 11 29 29
Website
saoneetloire71.fr
Bus from Chalon-sur-Saône Gare Routière to Louhans Gare SNCF
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$2
Book at
Buscephale

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