The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Lyon to Nice is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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4 h 18 m
4 h 58 m
Trains per day
Of the 5 trains that leave Lyon for Nice every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||184 miles (297 km)|
|Average train duration||4 h 38 min|
|Average train ticket price||$73 (€65)|
|Train frequency||8 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 2 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV INOUI or SNCF | TER|
Trains from Lyon to Nice cover the 184 miles (297 km) long journey taking on average 4 h 38 min with our travel partners like SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV INOUI or SNCF | TER. Normally, there are 8 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $73 (€65), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $39 (€35). Travelers depart most frequently from Lyon Part Dieu and arrive in Nice Ville.
When departing from Lyon, you have various train station options to start your route from including Lyon Part Dieu, Lyon-Perrache and Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV. When arriving in Nice, you can end your journey in train stations like Nice Ville, Nice Saint-Augustin and Nice Riquier.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Lyon Part Dieu, which is located around 2 miles (3.3 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Nice Ville, located 0.9 miles (1.5 km) away from the city centre.
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