How to get from Lyon to Nice

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from Lyon to Nice

You can get from Lyon to Nice by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Lyon to Nice on 13 Aug we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:10Lyon, Gare Perrache7h20 14:30Nice
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£441One-way
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07:10Lyon, Gare Perrache7h20 14:30Nice
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£441One-way
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05:40Lyon, Gare Perrache6h55 12:35Nice
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16:35Lyon, Gare Perrache7h15 23:50Nice
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£441One-way
10:20Lyon, Gare Perrache8h00 18:20Nice
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£531One-way

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Travel Information to Nice from Lyon

distanceDistance184 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£17 - £413
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £17 • 6 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £413 • 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus, Air France or SNCF | TGV INOUI

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 184 miles between Lyon and Nice. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 55 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £17. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are BlaBlaCar Bus, Air France or SNCF | TGV INOUI among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or flight from Lyon to Nice.

Travel Tips: Travel from Lyon to Nice

Travel to Nice easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Lyon to Nice.
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There are 4 ways that you can travel between Lyon and Nice. You can take a coach, flight, ferry or train.

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Lyon to Nice. Tickets for a coach cost on average £17.

This is compared to other travel options to Nice:

A coach is about £396 less than a flight, which costs on average £413 for this journey.

A coach is about £46 less than a train, which costs on average £63 for this trip.

The fastest way to get to Nice from Lyon is by flight with an average travel time of 55 min.

There are alternative travel options to Nice that can usually take longer:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 6 h 55 min.

In comparison, travelling by train can take you on average 4 h 31 min.

The Lyon to Nice distance is approximately 184 miles.

The average frequency per day from Lyon to Nice is:

  • Around 2 coaches per day.
  • 7 trains a day.

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

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Lyon to Nice:

  • Most travellers who purchase a coach ticket from Lyon to Nice depart from Lyon, Gare Perrache to Nice, Boulevard Jacqueline Auriol Supérieur (Aéroport Terminal 2).
  • Most travellers catch their flight from Lyon Saint Exupery Airport and arrive in Nice Cote d'Azur Airport.
  • Most travellers who book a train ticket from Lyon to Nice depart from Lyon Part Dieu to Nice Ville.

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

  • You can travel from Lyon to Nice by coach with BlaBlaCar Bus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £17 with BlaBlaCar Bus from Lyon to Nice.
  • You can go to Nice from Lyon by plane with Air France. You'll see cheap plane tickets for £413 with Air France from Lyon to Nice on Omio.
  • You can take a train from Lyon to Nice with SNCF | TGV INOUI. Cheap tickets can be found for £63 with SNCF | TGV INOUI from Lyon to Nice.

Yes, there are direct services available from Lyon to Nice with the following travel operators:

  • You can find around 1 direct coach per day and book this direct coach with BlaBlaCar or BlaBlaCar Bus.
  • You can take a direct flight with Air France with direct flights per day.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Nice as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Lyon and Nice.

Omio customers who travel from Lyon to Nice often also extend their holiday to go to Paris, Milan or Marseille. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Nice and these popular destinations at a great price.

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

  • The price of a coach ticket is £17 one way on average for this route.
  • The price of a plane ticket is £413 one way on average for this trip.
  • The price of a train ticket is on average £63 one way for this journey.

But we recommend booking Lyon to Nice 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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