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There are 5 ways to get from Alès to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3h

  1. Take the train from Ales to Nimes Ter / ...
  2. Take the train from Nimes to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv / ...

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Bus  •  5h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Alès to Nîmes Cfclni / ...
  2. Take the bus from Nîmes to Lyon Perrache 788 / ...

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  6h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Gare routiere to Centre 013
  2. Take the bus from Les Vans Centre to Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud B
  3. Take the train from Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv / ...

Drive  •  2h 44m

  1. Drive from Alès to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu 246.2 km

Train, bus, fly  •  6h 6m

  1. Take the train from Ales to Nimes
  2. Take the bus from Nîmes to Marseille - Marseille Provence Airport
  3. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Lyon (LYS) MRS - LYS

Alès to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu by train

The train journey time between Alès and Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu is around 3h 14m and covers a distance of around 307 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 15m. The fastest train normally takes 1h 56m. Operated by SNCF, Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), TGV inOui and others, the Alès to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu train service departs from Ales and arrives in Lyon Part Dieu. Typically 38 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
1h 58m
Layover time:
1h 15m
Total time:
3h 14m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
1h 56m
Train distance:
307 km
Trains per week:
38
Cheapest price:
€46
Carbon emissions:
16 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:57
Last train departs at:
21:34

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Alès to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu train schedules

Alès → Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu
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The cheapest way to get from Alès to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu is to bus which costs €17 - €50 and takes 5h 56m.

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The fastest way to get from Alès to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu is to drive. Taking this option will cost €28 - €45 and takes 2h 44m.

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No, there is no direct train from Alès to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu. However, there are services departing from Ales and arriving at Lyon Part Dieu via Nimes. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h.

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The distance between Alès and Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu is 192 km. The road distance is 246.2 km.

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The best way to get from Alès to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu without a car is to train which takes 3h and costs €45 - €75.

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It takes approximately 3h to get from Alès to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu, including transfers.

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Alès to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Ales station.

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The best way to get from Alès to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu is to train which takes 3h and costs €45 - €75. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €17 - €50 and takes 5h 56m.

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The quickest flight from Marseille Airport to Lyon Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Alès to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at Lyon Part Dieu station.

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Map of how to get from Alès to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu.
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  • Distance: 191.9 km
  • Duration: 3h

What companies run services between Alès, France and Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu, France?

You can take a train from Alès to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu via Nimes in around 3h. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Alès to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu via Nîmes, Gare Triaire, Parnasse, Nîmes, Lyon Perrache, and Lyon Perrache in around 5h 56m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Marseille to Lyon
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €700
Air Senegal
Website
flyairsenegal.com
Flights from Marseille to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€9 - €270
Corsairfly
Website
corsair.com
Flights from Marseille to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
€170 - €380
Train operators
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Ales to Nimes
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11
Website
en.oui.sncf
Standard
€11
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Alès to Nîmes
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€11
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Standard
€11
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Nimes to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€50 - €60
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€50 - €60
1st Class
€50 - €60
Train from Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€27 - €40
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€32 - €37
1st Class
€27 - €32
Renfe SNCF
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Nimes to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Bus operators
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Alès to Nîmes
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€4 - €7
Website
Swiss PostAuto
Schedules at
SBB
Bus from Les Vans Centre to Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud
Ave. Duration
3h 19m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Swiss PostAuto
Schedules at
SBB
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.xom
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Nîmes to Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€14 - €18
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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 Nîmes to Lyon - Perrache Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€11 - €14
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Nîmes to Marseille - Marseille Provence Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€8 - €10
Website
Blablabus
Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes - cars Région Ardèche
Website
auvergnerhonealpes.fr
Bus from Gare routiere to Centre
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€3
Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes - cars Région Ardèche

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Yes, the driving distance between Alès to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu is 246 km. It takes approximately 2h 44m to drive from Alès to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu.

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