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from Lyon to Nice

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

Our recommendation

To get from Lyon to Nice on 21 Oct we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:28Lyon Part Dieu4h41 11:09Nice Ville
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£441One-way
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07:10Lyon, Gare Perrache7h20 14:30Nice, Aéroport Nice Côte d'Azur
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£221One-way
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16:35Lyon, Gare Perrache7h15 23:50Nice, Aéroport Nice Côte d'Azur
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£221One-way
14:06Lyon Part Dieu4h37 18:43Nice Ville
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£571One-way
10:36Lyon Part Dieu5h33 16:09Nice Ville
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£631One-way

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Wed
20 Oct
£54SNCF | TGV INOUI
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£337Air France
Thu
21 Oct
£44SNCF | TGV INOUI
£13Flixbus
£184HOP!
Fri
22 Oct
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£26BlaBlaCar Bus
£276Air France
Sat
23 Oct
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£17Flixbus
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Sun
24 Oct
£57SNCF | TGV INOUI
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£159Air France
Mon
25 Oct
£47SNCF | TGV INOUI
£17Flixbus
£276Air France
Tue
26 Oct
£37SNCF | TGV INOUI
£13Flixbus
£211Air France
Wed
27 Oct
£37SNCF | TGV INOUI
£13Flixbus
£179Air France
Thu
28 Oct
£37SNCF | TGV INOUI
£13Flixbus
£206HOP!
Fri
29 Oct
£57SNCF | TGV INOUI
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£117Air France
Sat
30 Oct
£57SNCF | TGV INOUI
£17Flixbus
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Sun
31 Oct
£37SNCF | TGV INOUI
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£191Air France
Mon
1 Nov
£41SNCF | TGV INOUI
£17BlaBlaCar Bus
£137Air France
Tue
2 Nov
£37SNCF | TGV INOUI
£11BlaBlaCar Bus
£133Air France
Wed
3 Nov
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£13Flixbus
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Thu
4 Nov
£31SNCF | TGV INOUI
£13BlaBlaCar Bus
£133Air France
Fri
5 Nov
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£17BlaBlaCar Bus
£117Air France
Sun
7 Nov
£31SNCF | TGV INOUI
£12Flixbus
£117Air France
Mon
8 Nov
£34SNCF | TGV INOUI
£10Flixbus
£117Air France
Tue
9 Nov
£31SNCF | TGV INOUI
£11Flixbus
£103Air France

Travel Information to Nice from Lyon

distanceDistance184 miles (297 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, coach or train
priceTicket price range£17 - £210
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £17 • 6 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £210 • 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAir France, BlaBlaCar Bus or SNCF | TER

Take a flight, coach or train to travel 184 miles (297 km) 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 route are Air France, BlaBlaCar Bus or SNCF | TER among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Lyon to Nice.

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FAQs
What are my travel options from Lyon to Nice?

You can travel from Lyon to Nice 3 different ways: flight, coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to go to Nice from Lyon?

The cheapest way from Lyon to Nice is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £17 compared to other travel options to Nice:

A coach is about £193 less than a flight, which costs on average £210 for this trip.

A coach is generally £69 less than a train for the same journey. A train costs on average £86 from Lyon to Nice.

What is the fastest way to get to Nice from Lyon?

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

Other travel options from Lyon to Nice can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Nice by coach can take on average 6 h 55 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 4 h 31 min   of travel time.

How many miles are between Lyon and Nice

The Lyon to Nice distance is approximately 184 miles (297 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Lyon to Nice?

The average frequency per day from Lyon to Nice is:

  • Around 3 trains per day.

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

Where do I depart from Lyon? Where do I arrive in Nice?

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

  • Most travellers board their plane from Lyon Saint Exupery Airport and arrive in Nice Cote d'Azur Airport.
  • Most travellers take a coach from Lyon, Gare Perrache to Nice, Aéroport Terminal 2.
  • Most travellers take a train from Lyon Part Dieu to Nice Ville.
Which travel companies can take me from Lyon to Nice?

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

  • You can travel by plane to Nice from Lyon with Air France, and you can find Air France Lyon to Nice tickets for £210 on Omio.
  • You can go to Nice from Lyon by coach with BlaBlaCar Bus. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £17 with BlaBlaCar Bus from Lyon to Nice on Omio.
  • You can travel from Lyon to Nice by train with SNCF | TER. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £86 with SNCF | TER from Lyon to Nice.
Can I find a direct route from Lyon to Nice?

Yes, there are direct services available between Lyon and Nice with the following travel operators:

  • You'll find direct coaches per day with Flixbus.
  • You can take a direct train with SNCF | TGV INOUI with 3 direct trains 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 from Lyon to Nice.

What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from Lyon to Nice?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Lyon to Nice often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Paris, Milan or Marseille. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Lyon and Nice itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Nice and any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I book tickets from Lyon to Nice online to get the best deals?

When planning your trip between Lyon and Nice, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Plane tickets are costing £210 one way on average.
  • Coach tickets cost £17 one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average £86 one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Lyon to Nice online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.