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

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Train  •  2h 18m

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud 41 / ...
  2. Take the train from Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud to Saillans Mr07 / ...

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Bus  •  2h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Lyon Perrache to Valence France N769 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Valence Gare Routière to Saillans B / ...

2 alternative options

Train via Valence  •  2h 35m

  1. Take the train from Lyon Jean Macé to Valence K052 / ...
  2. Take the train from Valence to Saillans Mr07 / ...

Drive  •  1h 42m

  1. Drive from Lyon to Saillans 145.4 km

Lyon to Saillans by train

107 Weekly Trains
2h 18m Average Duration
€38 Cheapest Price
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Lyon → Saillans
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The cheapest way to get from Lyon to Saillans is to bus which costs €9 - €14 and takes 2h 54m.

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The quickest way to get from Lyon to Saillans is to drive which costs €17 - €25 and takes 1h 42m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lyon to Saillans. However, there are services departing from Lyon Perrache and arriving at Saillans via Valence Gare Routière. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 54m.

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No, there is no direct train from Lyon to Saillans. However, there are services departing from Lyon Part Dieu and arriving at Saillans via Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 18m.

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The distance between Lyon and Saillans is 120 km. The road distance is 145.4 km.

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The best way to get from Lyon to Saillans without a car is to train which takes 2h 18m and costs €35 - €80.

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It takes approximately 2h 18m to get from Lyon to Saillans, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Lyon to Saillans is to train which takes 2h 18m and costs €35 - €80. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €9 - €14 and takes 2h 54m.

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Map of how to get from Lyon to Saillans.
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  • Distance: 120 km
  • Duration: 2h 18m

What companies run services between Lyon, France and Saillans, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France?

You can take a train from Lyon to Saillans via Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud in around 2h 18m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lyon to Saillans via Valence France and Valence Gare Routière in around 2h 54m.

Train operators
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 Part Dieu to Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€13 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€13 - €20
Rail 1st Class
€21 - €35
Train from Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud to Saillans
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€9 - €23
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€9 - €13
Rail 1st Class
€16 - €23
Train from Lyon Jean Macé to Valence
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€14 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€14 - €20
Rail 1st Class
€22 - €35
Train from Valence to Saillans
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €21
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€7 - €12
Rail 1st Class
€14 - €21
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 Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud to Saillans
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€24 - €45
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lyon Jean Macé to Valence
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€35 - €65
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Valence to Saillans
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€21 - €40
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Bus operators
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 Valence France
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€8 - €10
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.
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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 Valence - Centre
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€8 - €10
Website
Blablabus
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord
Phone
+34 937 065 366
Website
barcelonanord.cat
Bus from Lyon to Valence
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord
Swiss PostAuto
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Bus from Valence Gare Routière to Saillans
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
Oui.SNCF
Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes - cars Région Drôme
Phone
+33 4 75 79 26 26
Website
auvergnerhonealpes.fr
Bus from Gare Routière to Gare Lamure
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€1 - €4
Schedules at
Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes - cars Région Drôme

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Lyon to Saillans bus services, operated by Swiss PostAuto, arrive at Saillans station.

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Lyon to Saillans train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Saillans station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lyon to Saillans is 145 km. It takes approximately 1h 42m to drive from Lyon to Saillans.

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