Lyon to Hendaye by train

  • First train
    06:51
  • Last train
    17:04
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    7hr 27m
  • Distance
    588 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    8
  • Avg. journey time
    8hr 22m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Lyon to Hendaye by train

Fast trains from Lyon to Hendaye take around 7 hours and 27 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 588 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Lyon and Hendaye.

1. Are there direct trains from Lyon to Hendaye?

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

We usually find around 9 departures on the route from Lyon to Hendaye every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 6 departures.

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

The Lyon to Hendaye train travel time is normally about 7 hours and 27 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Hendaye is usually scheduled to depart Lyon around 06:51 and the last train is around 17:04. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Lyon around 07:04, and the last at 15:04.

When to book Lyon to Hendaye 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 Lyon to Hendaye by train.

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Which train companies operate between Lyon and Hendaye?

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

  • Intercites
  • Intercités de Nuit
  • TGV

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.