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Which station: Massy TGV or Marne La Vallee-Chessy?

Hello --
Another quick question regarding train transfers, please: we are traveling by train from Bordeaux to Lyon. I have two choices:
Option 1) Bordeaux to Lyon Perrache, changing at Massy TGV
Option 2) Bordeaux to Lyon Part Dieu, changing at Marne La Vallee -Chessy

Option 1 is a shorter trip from Bordeaux to Massy, but the transfer time is 1.5 hours for our train to Lyon Perrache.
Option 2 is a longer trip from Bordeaux to Marne La Vallee, but the transfer time is only 33 mins. for our train to Lyon Part Dieu.

Our arrival time in Lyon is basically the same, either way. Lyon Perrache is a bit closer to our hotel than Lyon Part Dieu, but only by a few minutes.

Marne La Vallee is the station for Disney Paris so I'm afraid it'll be quite busy in July and getting from one train to the other may be a challenge, especially if our first train is delayed.

Thank you!

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Your reasoning for Massy is wise. 33 minutes won’t allow for any delay on the Bordeaux to Marne la Vallée. And the crowds on the Disney platform won’t make the change any easier.

Just curious...I noticed some fairly low cost one way airfares from Bordeaux to Lyon, approx 65 minute flight on Air France and easyjet. How long/inexpensive is the train trip? But I can see you might want to take in the scenery.