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There are 5 ways to get from Villefranche-sur-Saône to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu by train, bus, taxi, car or rideshare

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Train  •  23 min

  1. Take the train from Villefranche-sur-Saône to Lyon Part Dieu Ter / ...

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Rideshare  •  1h 11m

  1. Take the rideshare from Villefranche-sur-Saône to Villeurbanne 39.4 km

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Bus  •  53 min

  1. Take the bus from Villefranche-sur-Saône to Lyon-Part-Dieu Gare Routière Ctx052 / ...

Taxi  •  30 min

  1. Take a taxi from Villefranche-sur-Saône to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu 34.9 km

Drive  •  30 min

  1. Drive from Villefranche-sur-Saône to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu 34.9 km

Villefranche-sur-Saône to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu by train

The train journey time between Villefranche-sur-Saône and Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu is around 23 min and covers a distance of around 30 km. The fastest train normally takes 22 min. Operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) and SNCF, the Villefranche-sur-Saône to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu train service departs from Villefranche-sur-Saône and arrives in Lyon Part Dieu. Typically 116 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Train route information

Average train time:
23 min
Fastest train time:
22 min
Train distance:
30 km
Trains per week:
116
Cheapest price:
€15
Carbon emissions:
1 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:31
Last train departs at:
22:21

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Villefranche-sur-Saône to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu train schedules

Villefranche-sur-Saône → Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 130 000.

Last updated: 15 Sep 2021
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The cost-effective way to get from Villefranche-sur-Saône to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu is to rideshare, which costs €3 and takes 1h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from Villefranche-sur-Saône to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu is to train which costs €5 - €17 and takes 23 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Villefranche-sur-Saône and arriving at Lyon-Part-Dieu Gare Routière. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 50 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Villefranche-sur-Saône and arriving at Lyon Part Dieu. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 23 min.

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The distance between Villefranche-sur-Saône and Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu is 28 km. The road distance is 34.9 km.

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The best way to get from Villefranche-sur-Saône to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu without a car is to train which takes 23 min and costs €5 - €17.

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The train from Villefranche-sur-Saône to Lyon Part Dieu takes 23 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Villefranche-sur-Saône to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu bus services, operated by Swiss PostAuto, depart from Villefranche-sur-Saône station.

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Villefranche-sur-Saône to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Villefranche-sur-Saône station.

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The best way to get from Villefranche-sur-Saône to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu is to train which takes 23 min and costs €5 - €17. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €3 - €6 and takes 53 min.

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Map of how to get from Villefranche-sur-Saône to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu.
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  • Distance: 27.7 km
  • Duration: 23 min

What companies run services between Villefranche-sur-Saône, France and Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu, France?

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Villefranche-sur-Saône to Lyon Part Dieu hourly. Tickets cost €15 - €27 and the journey takes 23 min. SNCF also services this route hourly. Alternatively, Swiss PostAuto operates a bus from Villefranche-sur-Saône to Lyon-Part-Dieu Gare Routière every 4 hours. Tickets cost €3 - €6 and the journey takes 50 min.

Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Villefranche-sur-Saône to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€15 - €27
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Villefranche Sur Saone to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€5 - €17
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€5 - €9
Rail 1st Class
€11 - €17
Bus operators
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Villefranche-sur-Saône to Lyon-Part-Dieu Gare Routière
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€3 - €6
Website
Swiss PostAuto
Schedules at
SBB
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Villefranche-sur-Saône to Villeurbanne
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€3
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Villefranche-sur-Saône to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu
Ave. Duration
30 min
Estimated price
€65 - €80
Taxi Transport Lyon Rhône-Alpes
Phone
+33 4 37 25 83 67
Website
transportrhonealpes.com
Taxi Lyonnais
Phone
+33 4 78 26 81 81
Website
tl.fr
Taxi Lyon
Phone
+33 4 72 10 86 86
Website
taxilyon.com

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Villefranche-sur-Saône to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu bus services, operated by Swiss PostAuto, arrive at Lyon-Part-Dieu Gare Routière station.

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Villefranche-sur-Saône to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Lyon Part Dieu station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Villefranche-sur-Saône to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu is 35 km. It takes approximately 30 min to drive from Villefranche-sur-Saône to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Villefranche-sur-Saône and Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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