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There are 8 ways to get from Lyon to Sarlat-la-Canéda by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  9h 13m

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Toulouse-Matabiau Tgv
  2. Take the train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Souillac Paris-Austerlitz - Toulouse-Matabiau / ...

$142 - $168

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Bus FlixBus  •  9h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Périgueux, Périgueux 706 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Périgueux to Sarlat La Canéda - Place Pasteur 7

$18 - $41

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Bus Isilines  •  9h 13m

  1. Take the bus from Lyon to Brive-la-Gaillarde

$38 - $53

Train via Agen  •  9h 56m

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Toulouse-Matabiau Tgv
  2. Take the train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Agen Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Agen to Le Buisson

$164 - $202

Drive  •  4h 9m

  1. Drive from Lyon to Sarlat-la-Canéda 255.3 miles

$55 - $80

Fly to Bordeaux, train  •  7h 26m

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

$79 - $177

Fly to Limoges, train  •  6h 51m

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Limoges (LIG) LYS - LIG
  2. Take the train from Limoges-Benedictins to Perigueux
  3. Take the train from Gare de Périgueux to Gare de Sarlat

$211 - $500

Fly to Toulouse, train  •  8h 9m

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Toulouse (TLS) LYS - TLS
  2. Take the train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Souillac

$81 - $197

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The cheapest way to get from Lyon to Sarlat-la-Canéda is to bus which costs 15€ - 40€ and takes 9h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from Lyon to Sarlat-la-Canéda is to drive which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 4h 9m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lyon to Sarlat-la-Canéda. However, there are services departing from Lyon, Lyon Perrache and arriving at Sarlat La Canéda - Place Pasteur via Coulounieix-Chamiers Cré Vallée Nord and Périgueux. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 34m.

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No, there is no direct train from Lyon to Sarlat-la-Canéda. However, there are services departing from Lyon Part Dieu and arriving at Sarlat via Toulouse-Matabiau, Agen and Le Buisson. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 56m.

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The distance between Lyon and Sarlat-la-Canéda is 300 km. The road distance is 408.5 km.

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The best way to get from Lyon to Sarlat-la-Canéda without a car is to train which takes 9h 13m and costs 120€ - 150€.

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It takes approximately 9h 13m to get from Lyon to Sarlat-la-Canéda, including transfers.

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Lyon to Sarlat-la-Canéda bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Lyon, Lyon Perrache station.

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Lyon to Sarlat-la-Canéda train services, operated by inOui TGV, depart from Lyon Part Dieu station.

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The best way to get from Lyon to Sarlat-la-Canéda is to train which takes 9h 13m and costs 120€ - 150€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 9h 13m.

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Map of how to get from Lyon to Sarlat-la-Canéda.
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  • Distance: 187.2 miles
  • Duration: 9h 13m

What companies run services between Lyon, France and Sarlat-la-Canéda, France?

You can take a train from Lyon to Sarlat-la-Canéda via Toulouse-Matabiau, Souillac, and Souillac in around 9h 13m. Alternatively, Isilines operates a bus from Lyon to Sarlat-la-Canéda once daily. Tickets cost $21 - $35 and the journey takes 5h 56m.

Airlines
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Lyon to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Flights from Lyon to Bordeaux via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Flights from Lyon to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $260
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lyon to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Flights from Lyon to Bordeaux via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Flights from Lyon to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $260
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Lyon to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Flights from Lyon to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Chalair Aviation
Website
chalair.eu
Flights from Lyon to Limoges
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $900
Train operators
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
Train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Agen
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $34
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$28 - $34
1st Class
$48 - $53
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 Toulouse-Matabiau to Souillac
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $65
Train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Agen
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
Train from Agen to Le Buisson
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $29
1st Class
$26 - $40
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Sarlat
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$28 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Train from Limoges-Benedictins to Perigueux
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $29
1st Class
$26 - $40
Train from Gare de Périgueux to Gare de Sarlat
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$19 - $28
1st Class
$25 - $40
Bus operators
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Lyon to Brive-la-Gaillarde
Ave. Duration
5h 56m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Schedules at
isilines.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Périgueux, Périgueux
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Périgueux
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
Ouibus
Trans Perigord
Phone
05 53 08 43 13
Email
transperigord@transdev.com
Website
transperigord.fr
Bus from Périgueux to Sarlat La Canéda - Place Pasteur
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
transperigord.fr

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The quickest flight from Lyon Airport to Bordeaux Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Lyon to Sarlat-la-Canéda bus services, operated by Trans Perigord, arrive at Sarlat La Canéda - Place Pasteur station.

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Lyon to Sarlat-la-Canéda train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Le Buisson station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lyon to Sarlat-la-Canéda is 408 km. It takes approximately 4h 9m to drive from Lyon to Sarlat-la-Canéda.

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

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Book your Lyon to Sarlat-la-Canéda train tickets online with Loco2, Loco2 and two other operators.

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There are 921+ hotels available in Sarlat-la-Canéda. Prices start at $69 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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