Lyon to Nice train

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Cheap train tickets and times from Lyon to Nice

Showing times and prices for Jun 20

Cheapest

Fastest Journey

4 h 49 m

Average

5 h 16 m

Trains per day

4

Distance

297 km

Cheap train tickets from Lyon to start from $110 with an average ticket price of $120.

The fastest train from Lyon to takes 4h 49m in comparison to an average duration of 5h 16m and covers a distance of 297 km.

4 trains that leave Lyon for every day with 2 travelling directly.

Cheapest
SNCF | TGV INOUI
08:06AM4h49
Lyon Part Dieu
12:55PMNice-Ville
$1101One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
SNCF | TGV INOUI
06:07AM4h49
Lyon Part Dieu
10:56AMNice-Ville
$1101One-way
0 transfers
2nd Cheapest
SNCF | TGV INOUI
01:46PM5h40
Lyon Part Dieu
07:26PMNice Saint-Augustin
$1261One-way
1 transfer
SNCF | TER
06:37AM5h49
Lyon Part Dieu
12:26PMNice Saint-Augustin
$1341One-way
2 transfers

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Overview: Train from Lyon to Nice

distanceDistance184 miles (297 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 16 min
priceAverage train ticket price$99 (€87)
frequencyTrain frequency5 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersTGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF TER or SNCF (3)

Trains from Lyon to Nice cover the 184 miles (297 km) long journey taking on average 4 h 16 min with our travel partners like TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF TER or SNCF (3). Normally, there are 5 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $45 (€39), but the average price of train tickets is $99 (€87). Travelers depart most frequently from Lyon Part Dieu and arrive in Nice-Ville.

Train providers: TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV INOUI and SNCF TER from Lyon to Nice trains

You can travel by train between Lyon and Nice with TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV INOUI and SNCF TER for as low as $32 (€28). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.

SNCF TER is a French train company that operates throughout the country. It offers a variety of train types, including Intercités, TER, TGV, and Ouigo. Intercités are long-distance trains that offer comfortable seating and a variety of onboard amenities. TER trains are regional trains that offer frequent service and are ideal for short trips. TGV trains are high-speed trains that offer the fastest way to travel between cities. Ouigo is a low-cost train service that offers affordable fares. SNCF TER offers a variety of ticket types, including single tickets, return tickets, and group tickets. Onboard facilities include Wi-Fi, power outlets, and a selection of snacks and drinks. The most popular routes for SNCF TER are Paris to Marseille, Paris to Lyon, and Paris to Bordeaux.

SNCF TER from Lyon to Nice train information:

  • Average Duration: 4 h 50 min
  • Cheapest Price: $92

FAQs: Trains from Lyon to Nice

FAQs: Travel by train from Lyon 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.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Lyon to Nice can start from as little as $45 (€39) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Lyon to Nice is $99 (€87); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Lyon to Nice train time is 4 h 16 min   covering the 184 mile (297 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Lyon to Nice leaves at 5: 07 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Lyon to Nice leaves at 6: 39 PM.
Yes, there are 2 direct trains a day from Lyon to Nice with TGV INOUI or SNCF | TGV INOUI. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer direct trains.
Yes, there's a high-speed train to Nice. Take the fast train with TGV INOUI from Lyon to Nice.
For the journey from Lyon to Nice you can take a train with TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF TER or SNCF (3). Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services from Lyon to Nice on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 6: 39 PM.

When departing from Lyon, you have various train station options to start your route from including Lyon Part Dieu, Gare de Lyon-Perrache and Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV. When arriving in Nice, you can end your trip 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.

A trip to Nice from Lyon is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 4 h 16 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Lyon to Nice by train is September.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 3 ways to travel to Nice from Lyon including taking a bus, train or flight.

Important Stations and Airports in Lyon and Nice

Lyon
Nice
Lyon Part Dieu is the most popular Lyon railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Lyon for your trip to Nice.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+33 184943635
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Wed: 05: 00 - 20: 45 | Thu - Sat: 05: 00 - 21: 45 | Sun: 06: 45 - 21: 45
Public transit options for Lyon Part Dieu
Metro lines: A, B, C, D
Tram lines: T4, K240, T3, K100
Bus lines: 2960, C2, C3, C6, C9
Train lines: TGV, TGV Lyria, TGV INOUI, OUIGO, TER, Intercités, Eurostar, AVE
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
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phone
Phone Number
+33 72401062
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 10: 00 - 18: 00
Public transit options for Gare de Lyon-Perrache
Metro lines: A, B, C, D
Bus lines: 8, 31, 46, 49, 55, 60, 63, S1, C19, C21, C22
Tram lines: 1, 2
Train lines: TGV, TGV INOUI, OUIGO, TER Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, Intercités
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ParkingParking
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Lyon, Perrache Gare RoutiereAccessibility
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