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There are 10 ways to get from Zaragoza to Lyon by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  7 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Zaragoza Delicias to Montpellier Saint-Roch Ave
  2. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv / ...

$129 - $186

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Bus  •  13 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Zaragoza to Lyon, Lyon Perrache 748

$50 - $90

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Train via Barcelona Sants  •  8 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Zaragoza Delicias to Barcelona Sants Ave / ...
  2. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Montpellier Saint-Roch Tgv / ...
  3. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv / ...

$142 - $214

Bus, train  •  17 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Zaragoza to Saint Etienne
  2. Take the train from Gare de St-Etienne-Châteaucreux to Gare de Lyon-Perrache Firminy - Lyon-Perrache / ...

$80 - $120

Drive  •  8 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Zaragoza to Lyon 570.3 miles

$120 - $180

Fly from Zaragoza  •  13 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Zaragoza (ZAZ) to Lyon (LYS) ZAZ - LYS

$122 - $568

Train, bus to Biarritz, fly  •  8 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Zaragoza Delicias to Pamplona
  2. Take the bus from Pamplona to Aeropuerto Biarritz
  3. Fly from Biarritz (BIQ) to Lyon (LYS) BIQ - LYS

$102 - $322

Train to Barcelona, fly  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Zaragoza Delicias to Barcelona Sants
  2. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Lyon (LYS) BCN - LYS

$89 - $249

Train to Madrid, fly  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Zaragoza Delicias to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
  2. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Lyon (LYS) MAD - LYS

$109 - $282

Bus to Pau, fly  •  9 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Zaragoza to Oloron-Sainte-Marie
  2. Fly from Pau (PUF) to Lyon (LYS) PUF - LYS

$81 - $296

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The cheapest way to get from Zaragoza to Lyon is to bus which costs 45€ - 80€ and takes 13 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zaragoza to Lyon is to train and fly which costs 75€ - 220€ and takes 6 h 26 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Zaragoza and arriving at Lyon, Lyon Perrache. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 13 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Zaragoza to Lyon. However, there are services departing from Zaragoza Delicias and arriving at Lyon Part Dieu via Montpellier Saint-Roch. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 36 min.

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The distance between Zaragoza and Lyon is 647 km. The road distance is 912.5 km.

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The best way to get from Zaragoza to Lyon without a car is to train which takes 7 h 36 min and costs 110€ - 170€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 36 min to get from Zaragoza to Lyon, including transfers.

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Zaragoza to Lyon bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Zaragoza station.

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Zaragoza to Lyon train services, operated by Spanish Railways AVE, depart from Zaragoza Delicias station.

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The best way to get from Zaragoza to Lyon is to train which takes 7 h 36 min and costs 110€ - 170€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 45€ - 80€ and takes 13 h 15 min, you could also fly, which costs 100€ - 500€ and takes 13 h 42 min.

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Map of how to get from Zaragoza to Lyon.
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  • Distance: 404.3 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 36 min

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

You can take a train from Zaragoza to Lyon via Montpellier Saint-Roch in around 7 h 36 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Zaragoza to Lyon twice daily. Tickets cost $50 - $90 and the journey takes 13 h 15 min. ALSA also services this route 4 times a day.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Zaragoza to Lyon via Palma Mallorca, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
18 h 25 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Zaragoza to Lyon via Palma Mallorca, Madrid
Ave. Duration
16 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Barcelona to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Flights from Madrid to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Flights from Madrid to Lyon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Zaragoza to Lyon via Charleroi, Toulouse
Ave. Duration
19 h 35 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Biarritz to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $480
Flights from Madrid to Lyon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $490
Flights from Pau to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $550
Flights from Pau to Lyon via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $430
Flights from Pau to Lyon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $430
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Zaragoza to Lyon via Charleroi, Toulouse
Ave. Duration
19 h 35 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Biarritz to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $480
Flights from Pau to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $550
Flights from Pau to Lyon via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $430
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Zaragoza to Lyon via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
17 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Zaragoza to Lyon via Palma Mallorca, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
16 h 5 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Biarritz to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $600
Flights from Barcelona to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Flights from Madrid to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Zaragoza to Lyon via Palma Mallorca, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
18 h 25 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Barcelona to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Flights from Madrid to Lyon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zaragoza to Lyon via Milan Bergamo, Munich
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Train operators
Spanish Railways AVE
Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways AVE
Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Zaragoza Delicias to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
renfe.com
Train from Zaragoza Delicias to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
renfe.com
Train from Zaragoza Delicias to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
renfe.com
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$60 - $70
1st Class
$90 - $120
Train from Barcelona Sants to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $80
1st Class
$95 - $140
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $65
1st Class
$65 - $100
Train from Gare de St-Etienne-Châteaucreux to Gare de Lyon-Perrache
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$15 - $22
1st Class
$19 - $30
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants Station to Montpellier St. Roch Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
renfe.com
Train from Zaragoza Delicias to Pamplona
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
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 Zaragoza to Lyon, Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
13 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Zaragoza to Oloron-Sainte-Marie
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
flixbus.co.uk
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with three types of tickets on offer - Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass, along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Zaragoza to Lyon
Ave. Duration
17 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Zaragoza to Saint Etienne
Ave. Duration
16 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Pamplona to Aeropuerto Biarritz
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $30
Website
alsa.com

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There is no direct flight from Zaragoza Airport to Lyon Airport. The quickest flight takes 16 h 30 min and has one stopover.

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Zaragoza to Lyon bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Lyon, Lyon Perrache station.

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Zaragoza to Lyon train services, operated by inOui TGV, arrive at Lyon Part Dieu station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zaragoza to Lyon is 913 km. It takes approximately 8 h 28 min to drive from Zaragoza to Lyon.

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BMI Regional, Lufthansa, Hop! and five other airlines offer flights from Zaragoza Airport to Lyon Airport.

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Book your Zaragoza to Lyon train tickets online with Loco2 and Loco2.

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Book your Zaragoza to Lyon bus tickets online with FlixBus and Busbud.

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There are 1129+ hotels available in Lyon. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Zaragoza to Zaragoza Airport is to line 604 bus which takes 22 min and costs 2€.

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