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There are 5 ways to get from Lyon to Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly, train  •  5h 22m

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Biarritz (BIQ) LYS - BIQ
  2. Take the train from Bayonne to St Jean Pied de Port

$77 - $280

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Bus Ouibus  •  12h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Lyon Gare Perrache to Bayonne Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Gare de Bayonne to Gare de St-Jean-Pied-de-Port Bayonne - St Jean Pied de Port

$39 - $56

3 alternative options

Train  •  10h 33m

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Toulouse-Matabiau Tgv
  2. Take the train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Bayonne Ic
  3. Take the train from Bayonne to St Jean Pied de Port

$168 - $211

Bus Isilines  •  13h 47m

  1. Take the bus from Lyon to Orthez

$47 - $75

Drive  •  7h 37m

  1. Drive from Lyon to Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port 492 miles

$100 - $160

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The cheapest way to get from Lyon to Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port is to bus which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 12h 21m.

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The quickest way to get from Lyon to Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port is to fly and train which costs 65€ - 250€ and takes 5h 22m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lyon to Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port. However, there are services departing from Lyon Gare Perrache and arriving at Gare de St-Jean-Pied-de-Port via Bayonne Place des Basques and Gare de Bayonne. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 21m.

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No, there is no direct train from Lyon to Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port. However, there are services departing from Lyon Part Dieu and arriving at St Jean Pied de Port via Toulouse-Matabiau and Bayonne. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 33m.

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The distance between Lyon and Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port is 562 km. The road distance is 787.3 km.

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The best way to get from Lyon to Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port without a car is to train which takes 10h 33m and costs 140€ - 190€.

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It takes approximately 5h 22m to get from Lyon to Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port, including transfers.

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Lyon to Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Lyon Gare Perrache station.

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Lyon to Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port train services, operated by inOui TGV, depart from Lyon Part Dieu station.

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The best way to get from Lyon to Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port is to train which takes 10h 33m and costs 140€ - 190€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 12h 21m.

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Map of how to get from Lyon to Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port.
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  • Distance: 351.1 miles
  • Duration: 5h 22m

What companies run services between Lyon, France and Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port, France?

You can take a train from Lyon to Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port via Toulouse-Matabiau and Bayonne in around 10h 33m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lyon to Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port via Bayonne, Bayonne Place des Basques, Bayonne Réduit Boufflers, and Gare de Bayonne in around 12h 21m.

Airlines
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Lyon to Biarritz
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $460
Flights from Lyon to Biarritz via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $400
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lyon to Biarritz
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $460
Flights from Lyon to Biarritz via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $400
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Lyon to Biarritz
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $600
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.

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Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Bayonne to St Jean Pied de Port
Ave. Duration
58m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$14 - $21
1st Class
$18 - $28
Train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Bayonne
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $70
1st Class
$65 - $110
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Toulouse-Matabiau
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $120
1st Class
$140 - $210
Bus operators
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 Gare Perrache to Bayonne
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
Ouibus
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Lyon to Orthez
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Schedules at
isilines.com

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The quickest flight from Lyon Airport to Biarritz Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Lyon to Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port bus services, operated by SNCF Bus, arrive at Gare de St-Jean-Pied-de-Port station.

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Lyon to Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at St Jean Pied de Port station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lyon to Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port is 787 km. It takes approximately 7h 37m to drive from Lyon to Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port.

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easyJet, Hop! and Air France offer flights from Lyon Airport to Biarritz Airport.

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There are 183+ hotels available in Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port. Prices start at $59 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Lyon to Lyon Airport is to Rhonexpress which takes 29m and costs 9€ - 15€.

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