There are 5 ways to get from Briançon to Lyon by bus, train, rideshare or car

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

Bus, train  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Briançon - Europe to Grenoble – Pôle multimodal 35
  2. Take the train from Grenoble to Lyon Part Dieu

$44 - $60

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  3 h 23 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Briançon to Lyon 143.4 miles

$18 - $20

3 alternative options

Bus  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Briançon - Europe to Grenoble – Pôle multimodal 35
  2. Take the bus from Grenoble - Bus station to Lyon - Perrache Bus station Ouibus / ...

$24 - $35

Train  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Briancon to Valence TGV
  2. Take the train from Valence TGV to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv

$65 - $86

Drive  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Briançon to Lyon 142.5 miles

$30 - $45

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Briançon to Lyon is to rideshare which costs 15€ - 17€ and takes 3 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Briançon to Lyon is to drive which costs 26€ - 40€ and takes 2 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Briançon to Lyon station. However, there are services departing from Briançon - Europe and arriving at Lyon - Perrache Bus station via Grenoble - Bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 12 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Briançon to Lyon. However, there are services departing from Briancon and arriving at Lyon Part Dieu via Valence TGV. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 28 min.

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The distance between Briançon and Lyon is 169 km. The road distance is 228 km.

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The best way to get from Briançon to Lyon without a car is to bus and train which takes 4 h 24 min and costs 35€ - 55€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 24 min to get from Briançon to Lyon, including transfers.

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Briançon to Lyon bus services, operated by Lignes Express, depart from Briançon - Europe station.

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Briançon to Lyon train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Briancon station.

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The best way to get from Briançon to Lyon is to bus which takes 5 h 12 min and costs 20€ - 30€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 55€ - 75€ and takes 5 h 28 min.

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Map of how to get from Briançon to Lyon.
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  • Distance: 105.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 24 min

What companies run services between Briançon, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France and Lyon, France?

You can take a bus from Briançon to Lyon via Grenoble – Pôle multimodal and Grenoble - Bus station in around 5 h 12 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Briançon to Lyon via Valence TGV in around 5 h 28 min.

Train operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Grenoble to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$24 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $55
Train from Briancon to Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $60
1st Class
$55 - $85
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Valence TGV to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $31
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $31
1st Class
$44 - $47
Bus operators
Lignes Express
Phone
0 821 202 203
Website
info-ler.fr
Bus from Briançon - Europe to Grenoble – Pôle multimodal
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Schedules at
info-ler.fr
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 Grenoble - Bus station to Lyon - Perrache Bus station
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $6
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 Grenoble to Lyon, Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Grenoble to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
isilines.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Briançon to Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $20
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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