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There are 11 ways to get from Thionville to Lorient 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 via Paris

  1. Take the train from Thionville to Paris Est
  2. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse Hall 1 - 2 to Lorient

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Thionville to Paris
  2. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Lorient

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Train

  1. Take the train from Thionville to Paris Nord
  2. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Lorient

Drive

  1. Drive from Thionville to Lorient

Fly Luxembourg to Rennes, train

  1. Fly from Luxembourg (LUX) to Rennes (RNS)
  2. Take the train from Rennes to Lorient

Fly Luxembourg to Nantes, train

  1. Fly from Luxembourg (LUX) to Nantes (NTE)
  2. Take the train from Nantes to Lorient

Train to Paris Orly, fly to Quimper, train

  1. Take the train from Thionville to Paris Est
  2. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Quimper (UIP)
  3. Take the train from Quimper to Lorient

Fly Luxembourg to Brest, train

  1. Fly from Luxembourg (LUX) to Brest (BES)
  2. Take the train from Brest to Quimper
  3. Take the train from Quimper to Lorient

Train to Paris CDG, fly to Nantes, train

  1. Take the train from Thionville to Paris Est
  2. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Nantes (NTE)
  3. Take the train from Nantes to Lorient

Train to Paris CDG, fly to Brest, train

  1. Take the train from Thionville to Paris Est
  2. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Brest (BES)
  3. Take the train from Brest to Quimper
  4. Take the train from Quimper to Lorient

Fly Metz/Nancy to Lorient

  1. Fly from Metz/Nancy (ETZ) to Lorient (LRT)

Thionville to Lorient by train, subway and walk

The journey time between Thionville and Lorient is around 5h 34m and covers a distance of around 882 km. This includes an average layover time of around 23 min. Services are operated by SNCF, TGV inOui and Paris Metro. Typically 101 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

101 Weekly Services
5h 34m Average Duration
€103 Cheapest Price
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Thionville → Lorient
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The most affordable way to get from Thionville to Lorient is to bus, which costs €30 - €55 and takes 13h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Thionville to Lorient is to train via Paris which costs €100 - €200 and takes 5h 34m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Thionville to Lorient. However, there are services departing from Thionville and arriving at Lorient via Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 20m.

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No, there is no direct train from Thionville to Lorient. However, there are services departing from Thionville and arriving at Lorient via Gare de l'Est and Paris Montparnasse Hall 1 - 2. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 34m.

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The distance between Thionville and Lorient is 724 km. The road distance is 830.4 km.

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The best way to get from Thionville to Lorient without a car is to train via Paris which takes 5h 34m and costs €100 - €200.

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It takes approximately 5h 34m to get from Thionville to Lorient, including transfers.

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Thionville to Lorient bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Thionville station.

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Thionville to Lorient train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Thionville station.

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The best way to get from Thionville to Lorient is to train via Paris which takes 5h 34m and costs €100 - €200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €30 - €55 and takes 13h 20m, you could also fly, which costs €95 - €380 and takes 16h 19m.

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Map of how to get from Thionville to Lorient.
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  • Distance: 723.6 km
  • Duration: 5h 34m

What companies run services between Thionville, Grand Est, France and Lorient, France?

You can take a train from Thionville to Lorient via Paris Est, Gare de l'Est, Montparnasse Bienvenue, and Paris Montparnasse Hall 1 - 2 in around 5h 34m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Thionville to Lorient via Paris and Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine in around 13h 20m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Rennes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€290 - €600
Flights from Luxembourg to Rennes via Paris CDG, Lyon
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€290 - €600
Flights from Luxembourg to Rennes via Paris CDG, Toulouse
Ave. Duration
11h 10m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€290 - €600
Flights from Luxembourg to Nantes via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €340
Flights from Luxembourg to Nantes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €310
Flights from Luxembourg to Brest via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €430
Flights from Luxembourg to Brest via Amsterdam Schiphol, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €470
Flights from Luxembourg to Brest via Nice
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€160 - €550
Flights from Luxembourg to Brest via Venice, Lyon
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€170 - €550
Flights from Paris CDG to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €290
Flights from Paris CDG to Brest
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €380
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Rennes via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€290 - €600
Flights from Luxembourg to Rennes via Amsterdam Schiphol, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€290 - €600
Flights from Luxembourg to Nantes via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €340
Flights from Luxembourg to Brest via Amsterdam Schiphol, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €470
Flights from Paris CDG to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €290
Flights from Paris CDG to Brest
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €380
Chalair Aviation
Website
chalair.eu
Flights from Paris Orly to Quimper
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€60 - €290
APG Airlines
Website
apg-airlines.com
Flights from Metz/Nancy to Lorient via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
23h 27m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€30 - €270
Flights from Metz/Nancy to Lorient via Lyon, Toulouse
Ave. Duration
14h 15m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€35 - €270
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Rennes via Marseille
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€70 - €550
Flights from Luxembourg to Brest via Marseille
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€75 - €550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Rennes via Nice
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€90 - €380
Flights from Luxembourg to Nantes via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€50 - €230
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Nantes via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €430
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Nantes via Nice
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Friday
Estimated price
€50 - €250
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Nantes via Marseille
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€20 - €130
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 Thionville to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€40 - €80
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€40 - €60
Rail 1st Class
€55 - €80
Train from Paris Montparnasse Hall 1 - 2 to Lorient
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€60 - €120
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€60 - €90
Rail 1st Class
€80 - €120
Train from Rennes to Lorient
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€22 - €50
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€22 - €35
Rail 1st Class
€30 - €50
Train from Nantes to Lorient
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€23 - €50
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€23 - €35
Rail 1st Class
€30 - €50
Train from Quimper to Lorient
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€9 - €24
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€9 - €14
Rail 1st Class
€16 - €24
Train from Brest to Quimper
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€13 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€13 - €20
Rail 1st Class
€21 - €35
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Thionville to Paris l'Est
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€60 - €75
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€60 - €75
1st Class
€65 - €75
Train from Thionville to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€60 - €75
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€60 - €75
1st Class
€65 - €75
Train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Lorient
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€85 - €110
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€85 - €100
1st Class
€95 - €110
Train from Rennes to Lorient
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€40 - €50
1st Class
€35 - €50
Train from Quimper to Lorient
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€21 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€27 - €32
1st Class
€21 - €25
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 Thionville to Paris
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€18 - €22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris to Lorient
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€25 - €30
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.
For more information, please visit this page
FlixBus-de
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Thionville to Paris
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
flixbus.com
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 Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Lorient
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€16 - €20
Website
Blablabus

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There is no direct flight from Luxembourg Airport to Rennes Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 45m and has one stopover.

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Thionville to Lorient bus services, operated by Blablabus, arrive at Lorient station.

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Thionville to Lorient train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Lorient station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Thionville to Lorient is 830 km. It takes approximately 7h 53m to drive from Thionville to Lorient.

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Ryanair, Transavia France, easyJet and three other airlines offer flights from Luxembourg Airport to Rennes Airport.

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