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There are 4 ways to get from Dole to Lyon by train, bus, rideshare or car

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Train  •  3h 12m

  1. Take the train from Dole Ville to Dijon Ville Ter / ...
  2. Take the train from Dijon Ville to Lyon Part Dieu Ter / ...

10€ - 79€

3 alternative options

Bus  •  3h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Dole to Lyon, Lyon Perrache N1759 / ...

11€ - 15€

Rideshare  •  2h 30m

  1. Take the rideshare from Dole to Lyon 194.5 km

13€

Drive  •  1h 54m

  1. Drive from Dole to Lyon 196 km

23€ - 35€

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The cheapest way to get from Dole to Lyon is to rideshare which costs 13€ and takes 2h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Dole to Lyon is to drive which costs 23€ - 35€ and takes 1h 54m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dole to Lyon. However, there are services departing from Dole Gare and arriving at Lyon, Lyon Perrache via Dole. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 43m.

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No, there is no direct train from Dole to Lyon. However, there are services departing from Dole Ville and arriving at Lyon Part Dieu via Dijon Ville. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 12m.

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The distance between Dole and Lyon is 158 km. The road distance is 196 km.

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The best way to get from Dole to Lyon without a car is to train which takes 3h 12m and costs 10€ - 80€.

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It takes approximately 3h 12m to get from Dole to Lyon, including transfers.

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Dole to Lyon bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Dole station.

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Dole to Lyon train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Dole Ville station.

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The best way to get from Dole to Lyon is to train which takes 3h 12m and costs 10€ - 80€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 11€ - 15€ and takes 3h 43m.

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Map of how to get from Dole to Lyon.
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  • Distance: 158.4 km
  • Duration: 3h 12m

What companies run services between Dole, Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, France and Lyon, France?

You can take a train from Dole to Lyon via Dijon Ville in around 3h 12m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Dole to Lyon, Lyon Perrache every 2 hours. Tickets cost 11€ - 15€ and the journey takes 2h 20m.

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 Dole Ville to Dijon Ville
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
7€ - 20€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
7€ - 11€
Rail 1st Class
14€ - 20€
Train from Dijon Ville to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
23€ - 50€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
23€ - 35€
Rail 1st Class
30€ - 50€
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 Dole Ville to Dijon Ville
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
18€ - 29€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
25€ - 29€
1st Class
18€ - 22€
Train from Dijon Ville to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
40€ - 50€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
40€ - 50€
1st Class
40€ - 50€
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Dole to Lyon, Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
11€ - 15€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. 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 to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Dole to Lyon
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
13€
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Dole to Lyon bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Lyon, Lyon Perrache station.

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Dole to Lyon train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Lyon Part Dieu station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dole to Lyon is 196 km. It takes approximately 1h 54m to drive from Dole to Lyon.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Dole and Lyon. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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