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from Chamonix to Lyon

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Oct 21
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$18BlaBlaCar Bus
Fri
Oct 22
$56SNCF | TER
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Oct 23
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Oct 24
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$23BlaBlaCar Bus
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Oct 26
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Oct 27
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Oct 28
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Oct 29
$56SNCF | TER
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Oct 30
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$18BlaBlaCar Bus
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Oct 31
$56SNCF | TER
$23BlaBlaCar Bus
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Nov 2
$56SNCF | TER
$23Flixbus
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Nov 3
$56SNCF | TER
$18Flixbus
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Travel Information from Chamonix to Lyon

distanceDistance97 miles (157 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$18 - $54
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $18 (€15) • 3 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeBus • $18 (€15) • 3 h 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or SNCF | TER

Take a bus or train to travel 97 miles (157 km) between Chamonix and Lyon. If speed is a priority, then a bus is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 55 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $18 (€15). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus or SNCF | TER among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Chamonix to Lyon.

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Travel from Chamonix 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 Chamonix to Lyon.
FAQs
How do I go from Chamonix to Lyon?

There are 2 ways to travel between Chamonix and Lyon including taking a bus or train.

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

The cheapest way to go to Lyon from Chamonix is by taking a bus, which costs on average $18 (€15).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Lyon:

A bus is generally $36 (€29) less than a train for the same route. Taking a train costs on average $54 (€44) from Chamonix to Lyon.

What is the quickest way to get from Chamonix to Lyon?

The fastest way from Chamonix to Lyon is by bus with an average journey time of 3 h 55 min.

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

In comparison, going by train can take 5 h 26 min   on average.

How far is it from Chamonix to Lyon?

The distance from Chamonix to Lyon is approximately 97 miles (157 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Chamonix to Lyon is:

  • 4 buses per day.

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

When traveling from Chamonix to Lyon, what are the departure and arrival points in Chamonix and Lyon?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Chamonix to Lyon:

  • Most travelers board their bus from Chamonix-Mont-Blanc, Chamonix SUD and arrive in Lyon, Gare Perrache.
  • Most travelers board their train from Chamonix-Mont-Blanc and arrive in Lyon Part Dieu.
Who can get me from Chamonix to Lyon?

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

  • You can go to Lyon from Chamonix by bus with Flixbus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $18 (€15) with Flixbus from Chamonix to Lyon on Omio.
  • You can travel between Chamonix and Lyon by train with SNCF | TER. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $54 (€44) with SNCF | TER from Chamonix to Lyon.
Where should I go next after I travel to Lyon from Chamonix?
Your trip from Chamonix to Lyon doesn't have to end in Lyon. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Geneva or Barcelona. If you’d like to add Paris, Geneva or Barcelona to your Chamonix to Lyon tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Lyon today!
How far in advance should I book my Chamonix to Lyon one way ticket online to get the best deals?

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

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $18 (€15) one way for this journey.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $54 (€44) one way for this trip.

But we recommend booking Chamonix to Lyon 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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