There are 8 ways to get from Valencia to Lyon by train, bus, rideshare, 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.

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

$125 - $172

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  11 h 7 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Valence to Lyon 612.3 miles

$7

6 alternative options

Bus FlixBus  •  14 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Valencia to Barcelona
  2. Take the bus from Barcelona to Lyon, Lyon Perrache N710 / ...

$51 - $104

Bus Eurolines FR  •  18 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Valencia to Aix en Provence
  2. Take the bus from Aix-en-Provence to Lyon

$122 - $168

Drive  •  9 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Valencia to Lyon 611.6 miles

$130 - $190

Fly Valencia to Lyon  •  6 h 25 min

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

$93 - $360

Train to Alicante, fly to Lyon  •  7 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Valencia Estacio del Nord to Alacant-Terminal
  2. Fly from Alicante (ALC) to Lyon (LYS) ALC - LYS

$108 - $303

Fly Valencia to Geneva, train  •  7 h 35 min

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

$107 - $411

Questions & Answers

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

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The quickest way to get from Valencia to Lyon is to fly which costs 80€ - 320€ and takes 6 h 25 min.

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The distance between Valencia and Lyon is 818 km. The road distance is 978.5 km.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Valencia to Lyon. However, there are services departing from Valencia and arriving at Lyon, Lyon Perrache via Barcelona. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 5 min.

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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.

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Valencia to Lyon bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Valencia station.

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Map of how to get from Valencia to Lyon.
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  • Distance: 511.4 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 5 min

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 in around 14 h 5 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Valencia to Lyon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 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 and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $850
Flights from Alicante to Lyon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Flights from Alicante to Lyon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $380
Flights from Valencia to Geneva via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 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
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $950
Flights from Valencia to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Valencia to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Valencia to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Valencia to Lyon via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Flights from Valencia to Lyon via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Flights from Valencia to Geneva via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Valencia to Lyon via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Valencia to Lyon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
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
Flights from Alicante to Lyon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $380
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
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $850
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
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Alicante to Lyon
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $330
Train operators
Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
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
$35 - $55
Website
renfe.com
Train from Valencia Estacio del Nord to Alacant-Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
renfe.com
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
Bus operators
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Barcelona to Lyon, Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Barcelona City Center to Lyon - Perrache Bus station
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Valencia to Aix en Provence
Ave. Duration
13 h 27 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Aix-en-Provence to Lyon
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $27
Schedules at
isilines.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar.es
Contact Details
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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