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There are 5 ways to get from Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu to Saint-Jean-de-Sixt by bus, train or car

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Lyon-Part-Dieu Gare Routière to Annecy
  2. Take the bus from Annecy, Gare Quai Nord to St Jean De Sixt, Chef Lieu

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Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Annecy
  2. Take the bus from Annecy, Gare Quai Nord to St Jean De Sixt, Chef Lieu

Train, bus via Aix-les-Bains

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard
  2. Take the train from Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard to Annecy
  3. Take the bus from Annecy, Gare Quai Nord to St Jean De Sixt, Chef Lieu

Bus, line 62 bus

  1. Take the bus from Lyon Perrache to Annecy
  2. Take the line 62 bus from Gare Routiere to Saint Jean De Sixt - Chef Lieu

Drive

  1. Drive from Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu to Saint-Jean-de-Sixt

Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu to Saint-Jean-de-Sixt by walk and bus

The journey time between Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu and Saint-Jean-de-Sixt is around 3h 17m and covers a distance of around 168 km. This includes an average layover time of around 34 min. The fastest journey normally takes 3h 7m. Operated by Swiss PostAuto and Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes - cars Région Haute-Savoie, the Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu to Saint-Jean-de-Sixt service departs from Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu and arrives in St Jean De Sixt, Chef Lieu. Typically six services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
2h 42m
Layover time:
34 min
Total time:
3h 17m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
3h 7m
Journey distance:
168 km
Services per week:
6
Cheapest price:
€15
Carbon emissions:
20 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:08
Last service departs at:
07:08

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu to Saint-Jean-de-Sixt walk and bus schedules

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu to Saint-Jean-de-Sixt is to bus which costs €15 - €21 and takes 3h 44m.

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The fastest way to get from Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu to Saint-Jean-de-Sixt is to drive which takes 1h 49m and costs €19 - €28.

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No, there is no direct bus from Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu to Saint-Jean-de-Sixt. However, there are services departing from Lyon-Part-Dieu Gare Routière and arriving at St Jean De Sixt, Chef Lieu via Annecy, Gare Quai Nord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 44m.

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The distance between Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu and Saint-Jean-de-Sixt is 122 km. The road distance is 164.7 km.

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The best way to get from Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu to Saint-Jean-de-Sixt without a car is to bus which takes 3h 44m and costs €15 - €21.

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It takes approximately 3h 44m to get from Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu to Saint-Jean-de-Sixt, including transfers.

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Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu to Saint-Jean-de-Sixt bus services, operated by Swiss PostAuto, depart from Lyon-Part-Dieu Gare Routière station.

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Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu to Saint-Jean-de-Sixt bus services, operated by Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes - cars Région Haute-Savoie, arrive at St Jean De Sixt, Chef Lieu station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu to Saint-Jean-de-Sixt is 165 km. It takes approximately 1h 49m to drive from Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu to Saint-Jean-de-Sixt.

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Map of how to get from Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu to Saint-Jean-de-Sixt.
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  • Distance: 121.7 km
  • Duration: 3h 44m

What companies run services between Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu, France and Saint-Jean-de-Sixt, France?

You can take a bus from Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu to Saint-Jean-de-Sixt via Lyon-Part-Dieu Gare Routière, Annecy, and Annecy, Gare Quai Nord in around 3h 44m.

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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Annecy
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€19 - €45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€19 - €29
Rail 1st Class
€29 - €45
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Aix Les Bains Le Revard
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€15 - €35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€15 - €22
Rail 1st Class
€24 - €35
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 Lyon Part Dieu to Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €70
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard to Annecy
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €19
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard to Annecy
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€4 - €8
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€4 - €6
1st Class
€6 - €8
Bus operators
Swiss PostAuto
Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes - cars Région Haute-Savoie
Phone
+33 4 26 73 40 00
Website
auvergnerhonealpes.fr
Bus from Annecy, Gare Quai Nord to St Jean De Sixt, Chef Lieu
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€5 - €7
Schedules at
Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes - cars Région Haute-Savoie
Bus from Gare Routiere to Saint Jean De Sixt - Chef Lieu
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€5 - €7
Schedules at
Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes - cars Région Haute-Savoie
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 Lyon Perrache to Annecy
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€9 - €12
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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