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from Chamonix to Lyon

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6 Dec
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£17BlaBlaCar Bus
Tue
7 Dec
£40SNCF | TER
£13BlaBlaCar Bus
Wed
8 Dec
£40SNCF | TER
£13BlaBlaCar Bus
Thu
9 Dec
£20SNCF | TER
£13Flixbus
Fri
10 Dec
£20SNCF | TER
£15BlaBlaCar Bus
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11 Dec
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£13BlaBlaCar Bus
Sun
12 Dec
£40SNCF | TGV INOUI
£13Flixbus
Mon
13 Dec
£40SNCF | TER
£13Flixbus
Tue
14 Dec
£40SNCF | TER
£13Flixbus
Wed
15 Dec
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£13BlaBlaCar Bus
Thu
16 Dec
£40SNCF | TER
£13BlaBlaCar Bus
Fri
17 Dec
£40SNCF | TER
£13BlaBlaCar Bus
Sat
18 Dec
£39SNCF | TER
£17BlaBlaCar Bus
Sun
19 Dec
£40SNCF | TGV INOUI
£20Flixbus
Mon
20 Dec
£40SNCF | TER
£20BlaBlaCar Bus
Tue
21 Dec
£40SNCF | TER
£20Flixbus
Wed
22 Dec
£40SNCF | TER
£17BlaBlaCar Bus
Thu
23 Dec
£30SNCF | TER
£20Flixbus
Fri
24 Dec
£40SNCF | TER
£20Flixbus
Sat
25 Dec
£39SNCF | TER
£22Flixbus
Sun
26 Dec
£40SNCF | TGV INOUI
£22Flixbus

Travel Information between Chamonix and Lyon

distanceDistance97 miles (157 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£13 - £39
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £13 • 3 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeCoach • £13 • 3 h 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or SNCF | TER

Travel 97 miles (157 km) by coach or train from Chamonix to Lyon. If speed is a priority, then a coach is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 55 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £13. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Flixbus or SNCF | TER among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Chamonix to Lyon.

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FAQs
What are my Chamonix to Lyon travel options?

There are 2 ways to get from Chamonix to Lyon: coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Chamonix to Lyon?

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Chamonix to Lyon. Tickets for a coach cost on average £13.

This is compared to other travel options to Lyon:

A coach is generally £26 less than a train for the same route. A train costs on average £39 from Chamonix to Lyon.

What is the fastest way to Lyon from Chamonix?

The quickest way to travel from Chamonix to Lyon is by coach, which takes on average 3 h 55 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, travelling by train can take you on average 5 h 26 min.

How many miles from Chamonix to Lyon would I travel?

The Chamonix to Lyon distance is approximately 97 miles (157 km).

How many services a day are there to Lyon from Chamonix?

The average frequency per day from Chamonix to Lyon is:

  • 4 coaches a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Chamonix and Lyon as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do people depart from and arrive in when travelling from Chamonix to Lyon?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Chamonix to Lyon:

  • Coaches from Chamonix to Lyon most often leave from Chamonix-Mont-Blanc, Chamonix SUD and arrive in Lyon, Gare Perrache.
  • Trains mostly depart from Chamonix-Mont-Blanc and arrive in Lyon Part Dieu.
Which travel operators can get me from Chamonix to Lyon?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Chamonix to Lyon:

  • You can travel to Lyon from Chamonix by coach with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £13 with Flixbus from Chamonix to Lyon.
  • You can travel by train between Chamonix and Lyon with SNCF | TER, and you can find SNCF | TER Chamonix to Lyon tickets for £39 on Omio.
Where should I go next after I travel from Chamonix to Lyon?
Many of our customers travelling from Chamonix to Lyon don't make Lyon their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are Paris, Geneva or Barcelona, either of which you could add to your Chamonix and Lyon trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Lyon to any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I purchase tickets between Chamonix and Lyon online to get the best deals?

Before travelling from Chamonix to Lyon, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket for this journey is on average £13 one way.
  • The price of a train ticket is on average £39 one way for this journey.

But we recommend booking Chamonix to Lyon tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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