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There are 9 ways to get from Lyon to Pirou by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  6h 41m

  1. Take the train from Lyon Perrache to Paris Gare De Lyon Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Paris St Lazare to Carentan Ter

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Bus, train via Paris  •  12h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine 709 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Caen 722 / ...
  3. Take the train from Caen to Carentan Ter

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Train via Valognes  •  8h 10m

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Paris Gare de Lyon Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Paris St Lazare to Valognes Ter

Bus, train  •  14h 41m

  1. Take the bus from Lyon Gare Perrache to Rennes Place de la Gare Sofia Central Bus Station - Rennes Place de la Gare / ...
  2. Take the train from Rennes to Coutances Ter

Drive  •  7h 41m

  1. Drive from Lyon to Pirou 804.4 km

Fly to Caen, train  •  6h 22m

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Caen (CFR) LYS - CFR
  2. Take the train from Caen to Coutances

Fly to Rennes, train  •  7h 3m

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Rennes (RNS) LYS - RNS
  2. Take the train from Pontchaillou to Coutances

Fly to Paris CDG, train  •  7h 53m

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Paris CDG (CDG) LYS - CDG
  2. Take the train from Paris St Lazare to Carentan

Fly to Nantes, train  •  9h 7m

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Nantes (NTE) LYS - NTE
  2. Take the train from Nantes to Rennes
  3. Take the train from Rennes to Coutances

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The most affordable way to get from Lyon to Pirou is to drive, which costs €95 - €140 and takes 7h 41m.

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The quickest way to get from Lyon to Pirou is to fly and train which costs €140 - €550 and takes 6h 22m.

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The distance between Lyon and Pirou is 615 km. The road distance is 804.4 km.

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The best way to get from Lyon to Pirou without a car is to train which takes 6h 41m and costs €160 - €270.

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It takes approximately 6h 41m to get from Lyon to Pirou, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Lyon Airport to Caen Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lyon to Pirou is 804 km. It takes approximately 7h 41m to drive from Lyon to Pirou.

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Volotea and Air France offer flights from Lyon Airport to Caen Airport.

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There are 25+ hotels available in Pirou. Prices start at €87 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 €14 - €16.

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Map of how to get from Lyon to Pirou.
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  • Distance: 615.1 km
  • Duration: 6h 41m

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

You can take a train from Lyon to Pirou via Paris Gare De Lyon, Gare de Lyon, Saint-Lazare, Paris St Lazare, and Carentan in around 6h 41m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lyon to Caen
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €600
Flights from Lyon to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €330
Flights from Lyon to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €220
Flights from Lyon to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€80 - €260
Flights from Lyon to Nantes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €260
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Lyon to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €220
Flights from Lyon to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €210
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Lyon to Caen
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€50 - €300
Flights from Lyon to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€30 - €290
Train operators
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lyon Perrache to Paris Gare De Lyon
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€70 - €95
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€70 - €85
1st Class
€75 - €95
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€70 - €95
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€70 - €85
1st Class
€75 - €95
Train from Nantes to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€35 - €45
1st Class
€30 - €40
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. 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 Perrache to Paris Gare De Lyon
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€50 - €100
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€50 - €75
Rail 1st Class
€65 - €100
Train from Paris St Lazare to Carentan
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€35 - €75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€35 - €55
Rail 1st Class
€50 - €75
Train from Paris St Lazare to Valognes
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €80
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€40 - €60
Rail 1st Class
€55 - €80
Train from Caen to Carentan
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€10 - €26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€10 - €15
Rail 1st Class
€18 - €26
Train from Rennes to Coutances
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€21 - €45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€21 - €35
Rail 1st Class
€30 - €45
Train from Caen to Coutances
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€13 - €35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€13 - €20
Rail 1st Class
€22 - €35
Train from Pontchaillou to Coutances
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€21 - €45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€21 - €30
Rail 1st Class
€30 - €45
Train from Nantes to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€19 - €40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€19 - €27
Rail 1st Class
€28 - €40
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
5h 11m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€120 - €220
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Bus operators
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
fr.ouibus.com
Bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€15 - €19
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Caen
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€11 - €14
Website
Blablabus
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lyon Perrache to Paris
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€23 - €28
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris to Caen
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€13 - €17
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
Union Ivkoni - Unibus
Website
bustickets.distribusion.com
Bus from Lyon Gare Perrache to Rennes Place de la Gare
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
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