There are 9 ways to get from Lyon to Sarlat-la-Canéda by plane, train, bus or car

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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Fly to Brive  •  3 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Brive (BVE) LYS - BVE

$171 - $377

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Bus FlixBus  •  9 h 34 min

  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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Fly to Bordeaux, train  •  7 h 26 min

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

$79 - $182

Fly to Bergerac, train  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Bergerac (EGC) LYS - EGC
  2. Take the train from Bergerac to Sarlat

$110 - $656

Fly to Limoges, train, line 6 bus  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Limoges (LIG) LYS - LIG
  2. Take the train from Limoges-Benedictins to Souillac
  3. Take the line 6 bus from Souillac to Sarlat La Canéda - Place Pasteur

$200 - $481

Train  •  9 h 13 min

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

$142 - $168

Bus Isilines  •  9 h 15 min

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

$38 - $53

Train via Agen  •  10 h 2 min

  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  •  4 h 9 min

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

$55 - $80

Questions & Answers

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 9 h 34 min.

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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 10 h 2 min.

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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 9 h 13 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 13 min 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 fly which takes 3 h 13 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 9 h 13 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 9 h 15 min.

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The quickest flight from Lyon Airport to Brive Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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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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Map of how to get from Lyon to Sarlat-la-Canéda.
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  • Distance: 187.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 13 min

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

Hop! flies from Lyon to Sarlat-la-Canéda 3 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a train from Lyon to Sarlat-la-Canéda via Toulouse-Matabiau and Souillac in around 9 h 13 min.

Airlines
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Lyon to Brive
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Flights from Lyon to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Lyon to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Chalair Aviation
Website
chalair.eu
Flights from Lyon to Limoges
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $900
Skytaxi
Website
skytaxi.aero
Flights from Lyon to Bergerac
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $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 Bordeaux-St-Jean to Sarlat
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$28 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $60
Train from Bergerac to Sarlat
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $24
1st Class
$21 - $35
Train from Limoges-Benedictins to Souillac
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $55
Train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Souillac
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 4 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
1 h 16 min
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
1 h 29 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $29
1st Class
$26 - $40
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
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
Train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Agen
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $34
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$28 - $34
1st Class
$48 - $53
Bus operators
Trans Perigord
Phone
05 53 08 43 13
Email
transperigord@transdev.com
Website
transperigord.fr
Bus from Souillac to Sarlat La Canéda - Place Pasteur
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
transperigord.fr
Bus from Périgueux to Sarlat La Canéda - Place Pasteur
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
transperigord.fr
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Lyon to Brive-la-Gaillarde
Ave. Duration
5 h 56 min
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
6 h 5 min
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
5 h 55 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
Ouibus

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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 4 h 9 min to drive from Lyon to Sarlat-la-Canéda.

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Hop! offers flights from Lyon Airport to Brive Airport.

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There are 861+ hotels available in Sarlat-la-Canéda. Prices start at $74 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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