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  •  5 h 11 min

  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, train  •  11 h 52 min

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

$42 - $91

3 alternative options

Train  •  10 h 33 min

  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  •  13 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Lyon to Orthez

$47 - $75

Drive  •  7 h 37 min

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

$100 - $160

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Lyon to Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port. However, there are services departing from Lyon and arriving at Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port via Orthez - Place d'Armes and Saint-Palais - Hospital. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 47 min.

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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 10 h 33 min.

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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 10 h 33 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 11 min 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 Isilines, depart from Lyon station.

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Lyon to Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port train services, operated by 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 10 h 33 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 13 h 47 min.

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

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Lyon to Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port bus services, operated by Isilines, arrive at Orthez station.

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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: 5 h 11 min

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 10 h 33 min. Alternatively, Isilines operates a bus from Lyon to Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port 3 times a week. Tickets cost $40 - $70 and the journey takes 10 h 15 min.

Airlines
Hop!
Website
hop.com
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
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
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
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Lyon to Biarritz
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
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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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Bayonne to St Jean Pied de Port
Ave. Duration
58 min
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
3 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $70
1st Class
$65 - $110
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
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
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
9 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Bayonne
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Lyon to Orthez
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Schedules at
isilines.com

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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 7 h 37 min to drive from Lyon to Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port.

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

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There are 206+ hotels available in Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port. Prices start at $68 USD 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 .

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