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There are 8 ways to get from Cannes to Lyon Airport (LYS) by plane, train, bus, night bus 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.

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Fly from Nice  •  2 h 46 min

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

$56 - $276

Cheapest option

Night bus  •  7 h 38 min

  1. Take the night bus from Cannes, Cannes to Lyon, Lyon Perrache N719

$40 - $66

6 alternative options

Train to Marseille, fly  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Gare de Cannes to Gare de Marseille-St-Charles
  2. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Lyon (LYS) MRS - LYS

$98 - $371

Train to Monaco, fly  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Cannes to Monaco-Monte-Carlo
  2. Fly from Monaco (MCM) to Lyon (LYS) MCM - LYS

$45 - $262

Train via Avignon TGV  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Cannes to Avignon TGV Tgv
  2. Take the train from Avignon TGV to Lyon-St Exupery(TGV) Tgv

$103 - $120

Train  •  4 h 44 min

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

$112 - $128

Bus  •  8 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from GRASSE Gare Routiere to GRENOBLE Gare Routiere Ler 31
  2. Take the bus from Grenoble - Bus station to Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport Ouibus / ...

$45 - $66

Drive  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Cannes to Lyon Airport (LYS) 285.6 miles

$60 - $90

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The cheapest way to get from Cannes to Lyon Airport (LYS) is to bus which costs 35€ - 60€ and takes 8 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cannes to Lyon Airport (LYS) is to fly which costs 45€ - 240€ and takes 2 h 46 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cannes to Lyon Airport (LYS). However, there are services departing from Cannes Gare SNFC and arriving at Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport via GRASSE Gare Routiere and Grenoble - Bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 47 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Cannes to Lyon Airport (LYS). However, there are services departing from Cannes and arriving at Lyon-St Exupery(TGV) via Avignon TGV. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 24 min.

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The distance between Cannes and Lyon Airport (LYS) is 286 km. The road distance is 457 km.

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The best way to get from Cannes to Lyon Airport (LYS) without a car is to train which takes 4 h 24 min and costs 90€ - 110€.

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It takes approximately 2 h 46 min to get from Cannes to Lyon Airport (LYS), including transfers.

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Cannes to Lyon Airport (LYS) bus services, operated by Lignes Express, depart from GRASSE Gare Routiere station.

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Cannes to Lyon Airport (LYS) train services, operated by inOui TGV, depart from Cannes station.

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The best way to get from Cannes to Lyon Airport (LYS) is to fly which takes 2 h 46 min and costs 45€ - 240€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 90€ - 110€ and takes 4 h 24 min, you could also bus, which costs 35€ - 60€ and takes 8 h 47 min.

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Map of how to get from Cannes to Lyon Airport (LYS).
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  • Distance: 178.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 46 min

What companies run services between Cannes, France and Lyon Airport (LYS), France?

Hop! and Nouvel Air Tunisie fly from Cannes to Lyon Airport (LYS) 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Cannes to Lyon Airport (LYS) via Avignon TGV in around 4 h 24 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Nice to Lyon
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $450
Flights from Marseille to Lyon
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $600
Flights from Monaco to Lyon via Nice
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$29 - $240
Flights from Monaco to Lyon via Nice, Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $460
Flights from Monaco to Lyon via Nice, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $380
Flights from Monaco to Lyon via Nice, Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $370
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Nice to Lyon
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $450
Flights from Marseille to Lyon
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $600
Flights from Monaco to Lyon via Nice
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$29 - $240
Flights from Monaco to Lyon via Nice, Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $460
Flights from Monaco to Lyon via Nice, Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $370
Nouvel Air Tunisie
Website
nouvelair.com
Flights from Nice to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$26 - $220
Flights from Monaco to Lyon via Nice
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$23 - $200
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 Gare de Cannes to Gare de Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $70
Train from Cannes to Monaco-Monte-Carlo
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
en.oui.sncf
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Cannes to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $50
1st Class
$60 - $80
Train from Cannes to Avignon TGV
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$55 - $70
1st Class
$85 - $110
Train from Avignon TGV to Lyon-St Exupery(TGV)
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$65 - $90
Train from Cannes to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $115
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $115
1st Class
$130 - $200
Bus operators
Lignes Express
Phone
0 821 202 203
Website
info-ler.fr
Bus from GRASSE Gare Routiere to GRENOBLE Gare Routiere
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
Lignes Express
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 - Saint-Exupéry Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $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 Saint-Exupéry Airport, Lyon Aéroport Saint Exupéry
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Cannes, Cannes to Lyon, Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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More Questions & Answers

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

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Cannes to Lyon Airport (LYS) bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport station.

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Cannes to Lyon Airport (LYS) train services, operated by inOui TGV, arrive at Lyon-St Exupery(TGV) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cannes to Lyon Airport (LYS) is 457 km. It takes approximately 4 h 12 min to drive from Cannes to Lyon Airport (LYS).

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

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Book your Cannes to Lyon Airport (LYS) train tickets online with Rome2rio.

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There are 1040+ hotels available in Lyon Airport (LYS). Prices start at $62 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Cannes to Nice Airport is to train which takes 30 min and costs 10€ - 14€.

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