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Travel Information to Lyon from Nice

distanceDistance184 miles (297 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$14 - $186
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $14 (€12) • 7 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $186 (€155) • 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Air France or SNCF | TGV INOUI

Take a bus, 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 bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $14 (€12). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus, Air France or SNCF | TGV INOUI among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Nice to Lyon.

How to get from Nice to Lyon

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Nice to Lyon, 53,59% 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 Nice to Lyon 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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What are the ways to get from Nice to Lyon?

You can travel from Nice to Lyon 3 different ways: bus, flight or train.

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

The cheapest way to go to Lyon from Nice is by taking a bus, which costs on average $14 (€12).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Lyon:

Taking a bus is about $172 (€143) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $186 (€155) for this route.

Taking a bus is usually $28 (€23) less than taking a train to Lyon, which costs on average $42 (€35) for the same trip.

What is the quickest way from Nice to Lyon?

The quickest way to travel to Lyon from Nice is by flight, which takes on average 55 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Lyon by bus can take on average 7 h 5 min.

In comparison, getting to Lyon by train can take on average 4 h 32 min.

What is the distance between Nice and Lyon?

The Nice to Lyon distance 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 10 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Nice and Lyon as scheduled services by bus, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

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

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

  • Buses most often depart from Nice at Nice, Aéroport Terminal 2 and arrive in Lyon at Lyon, Gare Perrache.
  • Flights mostly depart 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 operators can get me to Lyon from Nice?

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

  • You can travel from Nice to Lyon by bus with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $14 (€12) with Flixbus from Nice to Lyon.
  • You can take a flight from Nice to Lyon with Air France. Cheap tickets can be found for $186 (€155) with Air France from Nice to Lyon.
  • You can go to Lyon from Nice by train with SNCF | TGV INOUI. You'll see cheap train tickets for $42 (€35) with SNCF | TGV INOUI from Nice to Lyon on Omio.
Is there a way to travel directly from Nice to Lyon?

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

  • You'll find 10 direct trains a day to Lyon with SNCF | TGV INOUI.

Direct services to Lyon tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your route.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Nice to Lyon?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Nice to Lyon often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Paris, Geneva or Barcelona. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Nice and Lyon itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Lyon and any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I buy tickets from Nice to Lyon online to get the best deals?

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

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $14 (€12) one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average $186 (€155) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $42 (€35) one way.

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