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from Nice to Lyon

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

Our recommendation

To get from Nice to Lyon on 22 May we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:00Nice7h20 14:20Lyon, Gare Perrache
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£311One-way
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07:00Nice7h20 14:20Lyon, Gare Perrache
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£311One-way
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16:30Nice7h15 23:45Lyon, Gare Perrache
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£311One-way
04:10Nice8h20 12:30Lyon, Gare Perrache
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£331One-way
17:00Nice7h15 00:15Lyon, Gare Perrache
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£441One-way

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Sun
22 May
£92SNCF | TER
£31BlaBlaCar Bus
£239Air France
Mon
23 May
£57SNCF | TGV INOUI
£17BlaBlaCar Bus
£240Air France
Tue
24 May
£57SNCF | TGV INOUI
£17Flixbus
£148Air France
Wed
25 May
£57SNCF | TGV INOUI
£49Flixbus
£157Air France
Thu
26 May
£44SNCF | TGV INOUI
£17BlaBlaCar Bus
£200Air France
Fri
27 May
£57SNCF | TGV INOUI
£17BlaBlaCar Bus
£200Air France
Sat
28 May
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£35Flixbus
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Sun
29 May
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£80BlaBlaCar Bus
£324Air France
Mon
30 May
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£31BlaBlaCar Bus
£214HOP!
Tue
31 May
£37SNCF | TGV INOUI
£20Flixbus
£218Air France
Wed
1 Jun
£34SNCF | TGV INOUI
£34Flixbus
£125Air France
Thu
2 Jun
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£22BlaBlaCar Bus
£183Air France
Fri
3 Jun
£57SNCF | TGV INOUI
£13BlaBlaCar Bus
£148Air France
Sat
4 Jun
£54SNCF | TGV INOUI
£13BlaBlaCar Bus
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Sun
5 Jun
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£17BlaBlaCar Bus
£193Air France
Mon
6 Jun
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£27BlaBlaCar Bus
£228Air France
Tue
7 Jun
£70SNCF | TGV INOUI
£11BlaBlaCar Bus
£105Air France
Wed
8 Jun
£44SNCF | TGV INOUI
£25Flixbus
£105Air France
Thu
9 Jun
£34SNCF | TGV INOUI
£11BlaBlaCar Bus
£127Air France
Fri
10 Jun
£50SNCF | TGV INOUI
£11BlaBlaCar Bus
£139Air France

Travel Information between Nice and Lyon

distanceDistance184 miles (297 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£11 - £188
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £11 • 7 h
fastestFastest modeFlight • £188 • 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus, Air France or SNCF | TGV INOUI

Take a coach, flight or train to travel 184 miles (297 km) from Nice to Lyon. 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 £11. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are BlaBlaCar Bus, Air France or SNCF | TGV INOUI among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Nice to Lyon.

Travel Tips: Travel from Nice to Lyon

Travel to Lyon 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 Nice to Lyon.
FAQs

What are my Nice to Lyon travel options?

There are 3 travel options from Nice to Lyon: coach, flight or train.

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

The cheapest way from Nice to Lyon is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £11 compared to other travel options to Lyon:

A coach is generally £177 less than a flight for the same route. A flight costs on average £188 from Nice to Lyon.

A coach journey is usually £59 less than a journey to Lyon by train, which costs on average £69 for the same trip.

What is the quickest way from Nice to Lyon?

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

Other travel options between Nice and Lyon can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 7 h   of travel time.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 4 h 32 min   of travel time.

How far is it from Nice to Lyon?

The distance between Nice and Lyon is around 184 miles (297 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Nice to Lyon is:

  • Around 5 trains per day.

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

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

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

  • Coaches from Nice to Lyon most often leave from Nice, Aéroport Terminal 2 and arrive in Lyon, Gare Perrache.
  • Flights from Nice to Lyon most often leave from Nice Cote d'Azur Airport and arrive in Lyon Saint Exupery Airport.
  • Trains mostly depart from Nice Ville and arrive in Lyon Part Dieu.

Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Nice to Lyon?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Nice to Lyon, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • BlaBlaCar Bus can get you to Lyon by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with BlaBlaCar Bus from Nice to Lyon for £11 on Omio.
  • Air France can take you to Lyon by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for Air France from Nice to Lyon for £188.
  • Travel with SNCF | TGV INOUI to go to Lyon by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find SNCF | TGV INOUI Nice to Lyon tickets on Omio for £69.

Where should I go next after I travel between Nice and Lyon?

Your journey from Nice to Lyon doesn't have to end in Lyon. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Geneva or Barcelona. If you’d like to add Paris, Geneva or Barcelona to your Nice to Lyon trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Lyon today!

When should I purchase a ticket to Lyon from Nice online to score the best deals?

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

  • Coach tickets are costing £11 one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average £188 one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average £69 one way.

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