There are 9 ways to get from Lyon to Pau by plane, train, bus, rideshare 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

Fly to Pau  •  4 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Pau (PUF) LYS - PUF

$56 - $257

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  8 h 26 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Lyon to Pau 453.5 miles

$54

7 alternative options

Fly to Biarritz, train  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Biarritz (BIQ) LYS - BIQ
  2. Take the train from Bayonne to Pau

$84 - $289

Fly to Lourdes/Tarbes  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Lourdes/Tarbes (LDE) LYS - LDE

$294 - $1,136

Fly to Bordeaux, train  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Bordeaux (BOD) LYS - BOD
  2. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Pau

$86 - $192

Train  •  7 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Toulouse-Matabiau Tgv
  2. Take the train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Pau Ic

$138 - $169

Bus Isilines  •  12 h

  1. Take the bus from Lyon to Pau

$50 - $70

Bus FlixBus  •  12 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Lyon, Lyon Aéroport Saint Exupéry to Pau N716

$56 - $97

Drive  •  6 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Lyon to Pau 452.4 miles

$95 - $140

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lyon to Pau is to rideshare which costs 47€ and takes 8 h 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lyon to Pau is to fly which costs 45€ - 230€ and takes 4 h 19 min.

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The distance between Lyon and Pau is 495 km. The road distance is 723.8 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 19 min to get from Lyon to Pau, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lyon and arriving at Pau. Services depart five times a week, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 12 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Lyon to Pau. However, there are services departing from Lyon Part Dieu and arriving at Pau via Toulouse-Matabiau. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 27 min.

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There are 195+ hotels available in Pau. Prices start at $51 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Lyon to Pau.
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  • Distance: 309.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 19 min

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

Hop! flies from Lyon to Pau twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Lyon to Pau via Toulouse-Matabiau in around 7 h 27 min.

Airlines
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Lyon to Pau
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $550
Flights from Lyon to Biarritz
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $480
Flights from Lyon to Biarritz via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $400
Flights from Lyon to Lourdes/Tarbes via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
Flights from Lyon to Lourdes/Tarbes via Nice, Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Lyon to Lourdes/Tarbes via Nantes, Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,600
Flights from Lyon to Lourdes/Tarbes via Toulouse, Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,600
Flights from Lyon to Lourdes/Tarbes via Biarritz, Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Lyon to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lyon to Pau
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $550
Flights from Lyon to Biarritz
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $480
Flights from Lyon to Biarritz via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $400
Flights from Lyon to Lourdes/Tarbes via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
Flights from Lyon to Lourdes/Tarbes via Nice, Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Lyon to Lourdes/Tarbes via Nantes, Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,600
Flights from Lyon to Lourdes/Tarbes via Toulouse, Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,600
Flights from Lyon to Lourdes/Tarbes via Biarritz, Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Lyon to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Lyon to Biarritz
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $600
Flights from Lyon to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Air Malta
Website
airmalta.com
Flights from Lyon to Lourdes/Tarbes via Malta
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Train operators
SNCF
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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Bayonne to Pau
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $30
1st Class
$28 - $45
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Pau
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $80
Train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Pau
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$45 - $75
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Pau
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$70 - $95
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Toulouse-Matabiau
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $120
1st Class
$140 - $210
Bus operators
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Lyon to Pau
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Schedules at
isilines.com
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lyon, Lyon Aéroport Saint Exupéry to Pau
Ave. Duration
11 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Lyon to Pau
Ave. Duration
8 h 26 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$54
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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