Briançon to Lyon by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 34m
  • Distance
    165 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    7hr 20m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Briançon to Lyon by train

Fast trains from Briançon to Lyon take around 4 hours and 34 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 165 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Briançon and Lyon.

1. Are there direct trains from Briançon to Lyon?

Journeys between Briançon and Lyon usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 16 departures on the route from Briançon to Lyon every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 21 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Briançon to Lyon?

The Briançon to Lyon train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 34 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Briançon to Lyon train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Lyon is usually scheduled to depart Briançon around 04:40 and the last train is around 20:29. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Briançon around 05:20, and the last at 20:29.

When to book Briançon to Lyon train tickets?

Trains in France usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Briançon to Lyon by train.

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Which train companies operate between Briançon and Lyon?

More than one train company operates on the route from Briançon to Lyon, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Intercités de Nuit
  • Renfe-SNCF
  • TER
  • TGV
  • Train Express Regional

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.