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There are 5 ways to get from Chalon-sur-Saône to Lyon Airport (LYS) by train, tram, bus, car or towncar

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Train, Rhonexpress

  1. Take the train from Chalon Sur Saone to Lyon Part Dieu
  2. Take the Rhonexpress from Lyon Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu to Lyon Airport

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Chalon-sur-Saône to Lyon Saint Exupéry Airport

Train, Rhonexpress #2

  1. Take the train from Chalon-sur-Saône to Lyon Part Dieu
  2. Take the Rhonexpress from Lyon Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu to Lyon Airport

Drive

  1. Drive from Chalon-sur-Saône to Lyon Airport (LYS)

Towncar

  1. Take a town car from Chalon-sur-Saône to Lyon Airport
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Lyon Airport (LYS) is 800 130 000.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chalon-sur-Saône to Lyon Airport (LYS) is to bus which costs €10 - €13 and takes 2h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Chalon-sur-Saône to Lyon Airport (LYS) is to drive which costs €17 - €25 and takes 1h 26m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Chalon-sur-Saône and arriving at Lyon Saint Exupéry Airport. Services depart five times a week, and operate Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 2h 30m.

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No, there is no direct train from Chalon-sur-Saône to Lyon Airport (LYS). However, there are services departing from Chalon Sur Saone and arriving at Lyon Airport via Lyon Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 3m.

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The distance between Chalon-sur-Saône and Lyon Airport (LYS) is 119 km. The road distance is 147.8 km.

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The best way to get from Chalon-sur-Saône to Lyon Airport (LYS) without a car is to train and Rhonexpress which takes 2h 3m and costs €30 - €60.

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It takes approximately 2h 3m to get from Chalon-sur-Saône to Lyon Airport (LYS), including transfers.

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Chalon-sur-Saône to Lyon Airport (LYS) bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Chalon-sur-Saône station.

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Chalon-sur-Saône to Lyon Airport (LYS) train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Chalon Sur Saone station.

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Chalon-sur-Saône to Lyon Airport (LYS) bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Lyon Saint Exupéry Airport station.

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Map of how to get from Chalon-sur-Saône to Lyon Airport (LYS).
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  • Distance: 119.2 km
  • Duration: 2h 3m

What companies run services between Chalon-sur-Saône, France and Lyon Airport (LYS), France?

FlixBus operates a bus from Chalon-sur-Saône to Lyon Saint Exupéry Airport 5 times a week. Tickets cost €10 - €13 and the journey takes 2h 30m.

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 Chalon Sur Saone to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€16 - €40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€16 - €23
Rail 1st Class
€24 - €40
Train from Chalon sur Saône to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€16 - €40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€16 - €24
Rail 1st Class
€25 - €40
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 Chalon Sur Saone to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€35 - €40
1st Class
€30 - €36
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 Chalon-sur-Saône to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€40 - €75
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Bus operators
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Chalon-sur-Saône to Lyon Saint Exupéry Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€10 - €13
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.
For more information, please visit this page
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Chalon-sur-Saône to Lyon Airport
Estimated price
€440 - €650

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Chalon-sur-Saône to Lyon Airport (LYS) train services, operated by Lyon Rhônexpress, arrive at Lyon Airport station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chalon-sur-Saône to Lyon Airport (LYS) is 148 km. It takes approximately 1h 26m to drive from Chalon-sur-Saône to Lyon Airport (LYS).

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Book your Chalon-sur-Saône to Lyon Airport (LYS) bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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