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

$22 - $33

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus station to Chalon-sur-Saône Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Chalon-sur-Saône Gare Routière to Louhans Gare SNCF 8

$6 - $15

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  3 h 37 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

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 34 min.

Train operators
SNCF
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
$6 - $10
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$6 - $10
1st Class
$10 - $16
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Bourg-en-Bresse
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $22
1st Class
$31 - $35
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus station to Chalon-sur-Saône
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
Ouibus
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
Buscephale
Phone
03 80 11 29 29
Website
saoneetloire71.fr
Bus from Chalon-sur-Saône Gare Routière to Louhans Gare SNCF
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
saoneetloire71.fr
Car Ain.fr
Phone
04 74 22 01 77
Website
ain.fr
Bus from Lyon Guillotière to Bourg-en-Bresse
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
ain.fr

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Lyon and Louhans is 102 km. The road distance is 132 km.

The cheapest way to get from Lyon to Louhans is to bus which costs 5€ - 13€ and takes 3 h 34 min.

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

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.

No, there is no direct bus from Lyon to Louhans. However, there are services departing from Lyon - Perrache Bus station and arriving at Louhans Gare SNCF via Chalon-sur-Saône Gare Routière. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 34 min.

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