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There are 5 ways to get from Lyon to Cannes by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Cannes Tgv

$100 - $115

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Bus  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Lyon Gare Perrache to Cannes Ouibus / ...

$17 - $45

3 alternative options

Bus via Nice Airport  •  8 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Lyon Gare Perrache to Nice - Airport Ouibus

$24 - $51

Drive  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Lyon to Cannes 276.3 miles

$55 - $90

Fly  •  3 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Nice (NCE) LYS - NCE

$67 - $294

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The cheapest way to get from Lyon to Cannes is to bus which costs 15€ - 40€ and takes 6 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lyon to Cannes is to fly which costs 55€ - 260€ and takes 3 h 26 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lyon Gare Perrache and arriving at Cannes. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 55 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Lyon Part Dieu and arriving at Cannes. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 11 min.

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The distance between Lyon and Cannes is 298 km. The road distance is 442.1 km.

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The best way to get from Lyon to Cannes without a car is to train which takes 4 h 11 min and costs 85€ - 100€.

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The train from Lyon Part Dieu to Cannes takes 4 h 11 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Lyon to Cannes bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Lyon Gare Perrache station.

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Lyon to Cannes train services, operated by inOui TGV, depart from Lyon Part Dieu station.

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The best way to get from Lyon to Cannes is to train which takes 4 h 11 min and costs 85€ - 100€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 15€ - 40€ and takes 6 h 55 min, you could also fly, which costs 55€ - 260€ and takes 3 h 26 min.

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Map of how to get from Lyon to Cannes.
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  • Distance: 186.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 11 min

What companies run services between Lyon, France and Cannes, France?

inOui TGV operates a train from Lyon to Cannes once daily. Tickets cost $100 - $115 and the journey takes 4 h 11 min. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Lyon to Cannes 3 times a day. Tickets cost $17 - $24 and the journey takes 6 h 55 min. FlixBus also services this route twice daily.

Airlines
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Lyon to Nice
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $450
Nouvel Air Tunisie
Website
nouvelair.com
Flights from Lyon to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$30 - $260
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Cannes
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $115
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $115
1st Class
$130 - $200
Bus operators
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 Gare Perrache to Cannes
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Lyon Gare Perrache to Nice - Airport
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
Ouibus
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 Cannes, Cannes
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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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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Lyon to Cannes bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Cannes station.

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Lyon to Cannes train services, operated by inOui TGV, arrive at Cannes station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lyon to Cannes is 442 km. It takes approximately 4 h 5 min to drive from Lyon to Cannes.

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Nouvel Air Tunisie and Hop! offer flights from Lyon Airport to Nice Airport.

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Book your Lyon to Cannes bus tickets online with Distribusion and FlixBus.

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There are 4346+ hotels available in Cannes. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Lyon to Lyon Airport is to Rhonexpress which takes 29 min and costs 9€ - 15€.

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