How to get from Valencia to Lyon

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Recommended option

Train  •  9 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Valencia Joaquin Sorolla to Barcelona Sants Em
  2. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Lyon Part Dieu Ave

$126 - $174

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  11 h 7 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Valence to Lyon 612.3 miles

$7

5 alternative options

Bus  •  12 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Valencia to Barcelona
  2. Take the bus from Barcelona City Center to Lyon - Perrache Bus station Ouibus

$60 - $88

Bus, night bus  •  18 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Valencia to Perpignan
  2. Take the night bus from Perpignan to Lyon, Lyon Perrache N788

$26 - $45

Drive  •  9 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Valencia to Lyon 611.6 miles

$130 - $190

Fly to Lyon  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Valencia (VLC) to Lyon (LYS) VLC - LYS

$93 - $360

Fly to Geneva, train  •  7 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Valencia (VLC) to Geneva (GVA) VLC - GVA
  2. Take the train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu

$107 - $411

What companies run services between Valencia, Spain and Lyon, France?

You can take a train from Valencia to Lyon via Barcelona Sants in around 9 h 5 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Valencia to Lyon via Barcelona and Barcelona City Center in around 12 h 18 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Valencia to Lyon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Flights from Valencia to Lyon via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $850
Flights from Valencia to Lyon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $850
Flights from Valencia to Geneva via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Valencia to Lyon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $950
Flights from Valencia to Lyon via Munich
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $950
Flights from Valencia to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Valencia to Lyon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from Valencia to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Valencia to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Valencia to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Valencia to Lyon via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Valencia to Lyon via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Valencia to Lyon via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $850
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Valencia to Lyon via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Valencia to Lyon via Cluj-Napoca
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $330
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Valencia to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Train operators
Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Valencia Joaquin Sorolla to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
renfe.com
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Barcelona City Center to Lyon - Perrache Bus station
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
Ouibus
Starbus
Phone
+34 (0) 963 49 67 67
Email
comercial@starbus.es
Website
starbus.es
Bus from Valencia to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
11 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
starbus.es
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Perpignan to Lyon, Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Valence to Lyon
Ave. Duration
11 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Book at
blablacar.es

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Valencia and Lyon is 818 km. The road distance is 979 km.

The cheapest way to get from Valencia to Lyon is to rideshare which costs 6€ and takes 11 h 7 min.

The quickest way to get from Valencia to Lyon is to fly which takes 6 h 27 min and costs 75€ - 310€.

No, there is no direct train from Valencia to Lyon. However, there are services departing from Valencia Joaquin Sorolla and arriving at Lyon Part Dieu via Barcelona Sants. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 5 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Valencia to Lyon. However, there are services departing from Valencia and arriving at Lyon - Perrache Bus station via Barcelona City Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 18 min.

It takes approximately 9 h 5 min to get from Valencia to Lyon, including transfers.