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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 Dec 1 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

02:06PMLyon Part Dieu4h35 06:41PMNice Ville
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$561One-way
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02:06PMLyon Part Dieu4h35 06:41PMNice Ville
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$561One-way
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06:28AMLyon Part Dieu4h39 11:07AMNice Ville
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$871One-way
10:36AMLyon Part Dieu5h31 04:07PMNice Ville
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$811One-way
12:36PMLyon Part Dieu5h02 05:38PMNice Ville
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$1021One-way

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Tue
Nov 30
$55SNCF | TGV INOUI
$14Flixbus
$255Air France
Wed
Dec 1
$50SNCF | TGV INOUI
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$255Air France
Thu
Dec 2
$60SNCF | TGV INOUI
$14Flixbus
$255Air France
Fri
Dec 3
$50SNCF | TGV INOUI
$13Flixbus
$255Air France
Sat
Dec 4
$42SNCF | TGV INOUI
$13Flixbus
$113Air France
Sun
Dec 5
$37SNCF | TGV INOUI
$14Flixbus
$189Air France
Mon
Dec 6
$55SNCF | TGV INOUI
$14BlaBlaCar Bus
$243Air France
Tue
Dec 7
$50SNCF | TGV INOUI
$18Flixbus
$243Air France
Wed
Dec 8
$42SNCF | TGV INOUI
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$181Air France
Thu
Dec 9
$55SNCF | TGV INOUI
$14Flixbus
$243Air France
Fri
Dec 10
$42SNCF | TGV INOUI
$14BlaBlaCar Bus
$208Air France
Sat
Dec 11
$37SNCF | TGV INOUI
$14BlaBlaCar Bus
$113Air France
Sun
Dec 12
$42SNCF | TGV INOUI
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$181Air France
Mon
Dec 13
$50SNCF | TGV INOUI
$14Flixbus
$181Air France
Tue
Dec 14
$42SNCF | TGV INOUI
$14Flixbus
$181Air France
Wed
Dec 15
$42SNCF | TGV INOUI
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$181Air France
Thu
Dec 16
$42SNCF | TGV INOUI
$14Flixbus
$158Air France
Fri
Dec 17
$60SNCF | TGV INOUI
$13BlaBlaCar Bus
$208Air France
Sat
Dec 18
$78SNCF | TGV INOUI
$23BlaBlaCar Bus
$176HOP!
Sun
Dec 19
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$18Flixbus
$208Air France
Mon
Dec 20
$50SNCF | TGV INOUI
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$140Air France

How to get from Lyon to Nice

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Lyon to Nice, 53,46% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from Lyon to Nice and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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Travel Tips

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Travel 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
How do I go from Lyon to Nice?

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

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

The cheapest way to go to Nice from Lyon is by taking a bus, which costs on average $23 (€19).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Nice:

Taking a bus is usually $261 (€218) less than taking a flight to Nice, which costs on average $284 (€237) for the same trip.

Taking a bus is usually $94 (€78) less than taking a train to Nice, which costs on average $116 (€97) for the same trip.

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

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

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

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 6 h 55 min   of travel time.

In comparison, going by train can take 4 h 31 min   on average.

How far is it from Lyon to Nice?

Nice is approximately 184 miles (297 km) away from Lyon.

How many services a day are there 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 journey from Lyon to Nice as scheduled services by flight, bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from Lyon to Nice?

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

  • Most travelers catch their flight from Lyon Saint Exupery Airport and arrive in Nice Cote d'Azur Airport.
  • Most travelers board their bus from Lyon, Gare Perrache and arrive in Nice, Aéroport Terminal 2.
  • Most travelers who buy a train ticket from Lyon to Nice depart from Lyon Part Dieu to Nice Ville.
Which travel operators can get me to Nice from Lyon?

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

  • Travel with Air France for flights to Nice. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Air France Lyon to Nice tickets on Omio for $284 (€237).
  • BlaBlaCar Bus can get you to Nice by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with BlaBlaCar Bus from Lyon to Nice for $23 (€19) on Omio.
  • SNCF | TER can take you to Nice by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for SNCF | TER from Lyon to Nice for $116 (€97).
Can I travel directly to Nice from Lyon?

Yes, there are direct services available from Lyon to Nice with the following travel companies:

  • You can travel directly by 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 transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Nice from Lyon.

Where should I go next after I travel from Lyon to Nice?
Many of our customers traveling from Lyon to Nice don't make Nice their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Nice are Paris, Milan or Marseille, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Nice to any of these top destinations today!
How early should I book tickets to Nice from Lyon online for the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets cost on average $284 (€237) one way.
  • Bus tickets are costing $23 (€19) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $116 (€97) 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.