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There are 7 ways to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Le Chambon-sur-Lignon by plane, train, bus, car, car train or car ferry

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Fly, train, bus

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Lyon (LYS)
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Saint-Étienne Châteaucreux
  3. Take the bus from Châteaucreux to Place des Balayes

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Drive, car ferry

  1. Drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Le Chambon-sur-Lignon

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Train, bus

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Paris Nord
  2. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to St Etienne Chateaucreux
  3. Take the bus from Châteaucreux to Place des Balayes

Train, bus via Lyon

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Marne La Vallee Chessy
  2. Take the train from Marne-la-Vallée-Chessy TGV to Lyon Perrache
  3. Take the train from Lyon Perrache to Firminy
  4. Take the bus from Place Ferrer to Place des Balayes

Bus

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Green Line Station to Paris Gare de Bercy Seine
  2. Take the bus from Paris to Saint-Étienne
  3. Take the bus from Châteaucreux to Place des Balayes

Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Green Line Station to Paris Place du Pantheon
  2. Take the train from Paris Austerlitz to Orleans
  3. Take the bus from Orleans Bus Station to Saint Etienne Gare SNCF Châteaucreux
  4. Take the bus from Châteaucreux to Place des Balayes

Drive, Eurotunnel

  1. Drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Le Chambon-sur-Lignon

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The cost-effective way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Le Chambon-sur-Lignon is to drive and car ferry, which costs £120 - £180 and takes 11h 44m.

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The quickest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Le Chambon-sur-Lignon is to drive and Eurotunnel which costs £230 - £290 and takes 10h 36m.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Le Chambon-sur-Lignon. However, there are services departing from London Heathrow Airport T2 and T3 and arriving at Place des Balayes via London Victoria Green Line Station, Paris and Châteaucreux. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18h 11m.

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The distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Le Chambon-sur-Lignon is 795 km.

The best way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Le Chambon-sur-Lignon without a car is to train and bus which takes 10h 37m and costs .

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It takes approximately 6h 3m to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Le Chambon-sur-Lignon, including transfers.

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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Le Chambon-sur-Lignon bus services, operated by RegioJet, depart from London Victoria Green Line Station.

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Lyon Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 45m.

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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Le Chambon-sur-Lignon bus services, operated by Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes - cars Région Haute-Loire, arrive at Place des Balayes station.

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Le Chambon-sur-Lignon is 1h ahead of London Heathrow Airport (LHR). It is currently 3:55 PM in London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and 4:55 PM in Le Chambon-sur-Lignon.

Map of how to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Le Chambon-sur-Lignon.
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  • Distance: 794.5 km
  • Duration: 6h 3m

What companies run services between London Heathrow Airport (LHR), England and Le Chambon-sur-Lignon, France?

You can take a bus from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Le Chambon-sur-Lignon via London Victoria Coach Station, London Victoria Green Line Station, Paris Gare de Bercy Seine, Paris, Saint-Étienne, and Châteaucreux in around 18h 11m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Lyon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €370
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Lyon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €350
Flights from London Heathrow to Lyon via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €350
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €450
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Lyon via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€110 - €330
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Lyon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€100 - €430
Train operators
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 Saint-Étienne Châteaucreux
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€23 - €45
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lyon Perrache to Firminy
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€26 - €50
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Lyon Part Dieu to St Etienne Chateaucreux
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €23
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€8 - €13
Rail 1st Class
€15 - €23
Train from Lyon Perrache to Firminy
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €25
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€10 - €15
Rail 1st Class
€17 - €25
Train from Paris Austerlitz to Orleans
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€15 - €35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€15 - €23
Rail 1st Class
€24 - €35
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 Lyon Part Dieu to St Etienne Chateaucreux
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€20 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€26 - €31
1st Class
€20 - €24
Train from Paris Gare De Lyon to St Etienne Chateaucreux
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€80 - €110
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€80 - €95
1st Class
€85 - €110
Train from Marne-la-Vallée-Chessy TGV to Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€70 - €90
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€70 - €85
1st Class
€75 - €90
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€110 - €350
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
€310 - €350
Standard
€110 - €140
Standard Premier
€160 - €210
Train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Marne La Vallee Chessy
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€120 - €350
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
€310 - €350
Standard
€120 - €150
Standard Premier
€170 - €220
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€155
Website
Eurotunnel
Bus operators
Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes - cars Région Haute-Loire
Website
auvergnerhonealpes.fr
Bus from Châteaucreux to Place des Balayes
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes - cars Région Haute-Loire
Bus from Place Ferrer to Place des Balayes
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes - cars Région Haute-Loire
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from London Victoria Green Line Station to Paris Gare de Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€13 - €19
Website
RegioJet
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
fr.ouibus.com
Bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€15 - €19
Website
Blablabus
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 London Victoria Coach Station to Paris
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€23 - €28
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris to Saint-Étienne
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€24 - €30
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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Traveleuro Tours & Travels
Phone
07710115044
Email
info@traveleuro.co.uk
Website
traveleuro.co.uk
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Paris Gare de Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€20 - €30
Website
Traveleuro Tours & Travels
Union Ivkoni - Unibus
Website
bustickets.distribusion.com
Bus from London Victoria Green Line Station to Paris Place du Pantheon
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
bustickets.distribusion.com
Bus from Orleans Bus Station to Saint Etienne Gare SNCF Châteaucreux
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
6 times a week
Schedules at
bustickets.distribusion.com
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British Airways, Brussels Airlines, KLM and two other airlines offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to Lyon Airport.

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