There are 8 ways to get from Lyon to Saint-Tropez by train, bus, ferry, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, line 7601 bus  •  6 h

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to St-Raphael-Valescure Tgv
  2. Take the line 7601 bus from Saint-Raphaël Gare Routiere to Saint-Tropez - Gare Routiere 7601

$100 - $110

Cheapest option

Bus Isilines  •  9 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Lyon to Toulon N769 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Toulon - Gare Routiere to Saint-Tropez - Gare Routiere 7801 / ...

$18 - $46

6 alternative options

Train, ferry  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Marseille-St-Charles Tgv
  2. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Les Arcs Draguignan Tgv
  3. Take the ferry from Sainte-Maxime to Saint-Tropez

$104 - $127

Bus Ouibus  •  9 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus station to Fréjus - Saint-Raphaël Ouibus

$23 - $29

Drive  •  4 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Lyon to Saint-Tropez 259.7 miles

$55 - $85

Fly Lyon to Nice, ferry  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Nice (NCE) LYS - NCE
  2. Take the ferry from Juan Les Pins to Saint-Tropez

$132 - $357

Train to Geneva, fly to La Môle  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Genève
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to La Môle (LTT) GVA - LTT

$128 - $432

Fly Lyon to Marseille, train, ferry  •  7 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Marseille (MRS) LYS - MRS
  2. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Les Arcs Draguignan
  3. Take the ferry from Sainte-Maxime to Saint-Tropez

$116 - $394

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lyon to Saint-Tropez is to bus which costs 19€ - 25€ and takes 9 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lyon to Saint-Tropez is to drive which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 4 h 3 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lyon station to Saint-Tropez. However, there are services departing from Lyon - Perrache Bus station and arriving at Saint-Tropez - Gare Routiere via Fréjus and Saint-Raphaël Gare Routiere. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 8 min.

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The distance between Lyon and Saint-Tropez is 310 km. The road distance is 415.6 km.

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The best way to get from Lyon to Saint-Tropez without a car is to train and line 7601 bus which takes 6 h and costs 85€ - 95€.

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It takes approximately 6 h to get from Lyon to Saint-Tropez, including transfers.

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Lyon to Saint-Tropez bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Lyon - Perrache Bus station.

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The quickest flight from Lyon Airport to Nice Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Map of how to get from Lyon to Saint-Tropez.
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  • Distance: 193.7 miles
  • Duration: 6 h

What companies run services between Lyon, France and Saint-Tropez, France?

Ouibus operates a bus from Lyon to Saint-Tropez 3 times a week. Tickets cost $15 - $21 and the journey takes 5 h 35 min.

Airlines
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Lyon to Nice
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $450
Flights from Lyon to Marseille
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $600
Air Glaciers
Website
air-glaciers.ch
Flights from Geneva to La Môle
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $300
Nouvel Air Tunisie
Website
nouvelair.com
Flights from Lyon to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$30 - $260
TUI fly Belgium
Website
tuifly.be
Flights from Lyon to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$15 - $75
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to St-Raphael-Valescure
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$95 - $110
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$95 - $110
1st Class
$130 - $190
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$95 - $130
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Les Arcs Draguignan
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $40
1st Class
$50 - $60
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Les Arcs Draguignan
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $40
1st Class
$30 - $55
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Lyon-Part-Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Varlib
Phone
0970 830 380
Website
varlib.fr
Bus from Saint-Raphaël Gare Routiere to Saint-Tropez - Gare Routiere
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$4
Website
Varlib
Bus from Toulon - Gare Routiere to Saint-Tropez - Gare Routiere
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Website
Varlib
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus station to Fréjus - Saint-Raphaël
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus station to Toulon
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
Ouibus
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Lyon to Toulon
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Schedules at
isilines.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Toulon
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
Les Bateaux Verts
Phone
+33 (0)494 492 939
Email
info@bateauxverts.com
Website
bateauxverts.com
Ferry from Sainte-Maxime to Saint-Tropez
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
bateauxverts.com
Riviera Lines
Phone
04 92 98 71 31
Email
croisieres@riviera-lines.com
Website
riviera-lines.com
Ferry from Juan Les Pins to Saint-Tropez
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65
Schedules at
riviera-lines.com

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