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There are 11 ways to get from London to Le Chambon-sur-Lignon by train, bus, car, car train, car ferry or plane

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Train, bus  •  9h 5m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras Intl to Paris Nord Eil
  2. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to St Etienne Chateaucreux Tgv
  3. Take the bus from Gare Châteaucreux to Place des Balayes H37

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Drive, car ferry  •  12h 5m

  1. Drive from London to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Dunkirk
  3. Drive from Dunkirk to Le Chambon-sur-Lignon

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Bus  •  20h 16m

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Paris 700
  2. Take the bus from Paris to Saint-Étienne 747
  3. Take the bus from Gare Châteaucreux to Place des Balayes H37

Bus via Paris  •  24h 9m

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Green Line Station to Paris Place du Pantheon
  2. Take the bus from Paris to Saint-Étienne 747
  3. Take the bus from Gare Châteaucreux to Place des Balayes H37

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  10h 22m

  1. Drive from London to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Le Chambon-sur-Lignon

Fly London Heathrow to Lyon, train, bus  •  8h 9m

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

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Lyon, train, bus  •  8h 23m

  1. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Lyon (LYS) LGW - LYS
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Saint-Étienne Châteaucreux
  4. Take the bus from Gare Châteaucreux to Place des Balayes

Train to London Luton, fly to Lyon, train, bus  •  8h 37m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Lyon (LYS) LTN - LYS
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Saint-Étienne Châteaucreux
  4. Take the bus from Gare Châteaucreux to Place des Balayes

Fly London City to Geneva, train, bus  •  10h 45m

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Geneva (GVA) LCY - GVA
  2. Take the train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Saint-Étienne Châteaucreux
  4. Take the bus from Gare Châteaucreux to Place des Balayes

Fly London Heathrow to Geneva, train, bus  •  10h 38m

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

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Geneva, train, bus  •  10h 52m

  1. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Geneva (GVA) LGW - GVA
  3. Take the train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
  4. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Saint-Étienne Châteaucreux
  5. Take the bus from Gare Châteaucreux to Place des Balayes

London to Le Chambon-sur-Lignon by train and bus

The journey time between London and Le Chambon-sur-Lignon is around 9h 5m and covers a distance of around 1006 km. This includes an average layover time of around 2h 5m. Operated by Eurostar, Paris RER, TGV inOui and others, the London to Le Chambon-sur-Lignon service departs from London St Pancras Intl and arrives in Place des Balayes. Typically 26 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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The cheapest way to get from London to Le Chambon-sur-Lignon is to drive and car ferry which costs £220 - £360 and takes 12h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from London to Le Chambon-sur-Lignon is to drive and car ferry which costs £220 - £360 and takes 12h 5m.

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No, there is no direct bus from London station to Le Chambon-sur-Lignon. However, there are services departing from London Victoria Coach Station and arriving at Place des Balayes via Paris and Gare Châteaucreux. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20h 16m.

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It is approximately 788 km to get from London to Le Chambon-sur-Lignon.

The best way to get from London to Le Chambon-sur-Lignon without a car is to train and bus which takes 9h 5m and costs .

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It takes approximately 9h 5m to get from London to Le Chambon-sur-Lignon, including transfers.

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London to Le Chambon-sur-Lignon bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from London Victoria Coach Station.

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Lyon Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 40m.

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London to Le Chambon-sur-Lignon bus services, operated by Réseau interurbain Haute-Loire, arrive at Place des Balayes station.

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Le Chambon-sur-Lignon is 1h ahead of London. It is currently 10:26 PM in London and 11:26 PM in Le Chambon-sur-Lignon.

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  • Distance: 787.9 km
  • Duration: 9h 5m

What companies run services between London, England and Le Chambon-sur-Lignon, France?

You can take a bus from London Victoria to Le Chambon-sur-Lignon via Paris, Saint-Étienne, and Gare Châteaucreux in around 20h 16m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €440
Flights from London Gatwick to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€70 - €350
Flights from London City to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €1700
Flights from London Heathrow to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €600
Flights from London Gatwick to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €1100
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €320
Flights from London Gatwick to Lyon via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
€35 - €320
Flights from London Gatwick to Lyon via Rennes
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€35 - €320
Flights from London Luton to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€50 - €250
Flights from London Gatwick to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €330
Flights from London Gatwick to Geneva via Nice
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€55 - €330
Flights from London Gatwick to Geneva via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€55 - €330
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London City to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€95 - €750
Flights from London City to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €750
Flights from London Heathrow to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €340
Flights from London Heathrow to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €340
Flights from London Gatwick to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€95 - €450
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Lyon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €400
Flights from London Heathrow to Lyon via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€130 - €400
Flights from London City to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€150 - €800
Flights from London Heathrow to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €390
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London City to Geneva via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €850
Flights from London Heathrow to Geneva via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€85 - €550
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Lyon via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €380
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Lyon via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €490
Flights from London Heathrow to Geneva via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €600
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from London City to Geneva via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€190 - €700
Train operators
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 Paris Gare De Lyon to St Etienne Chateaucreux
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€80 - €110
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€80 - €95
1st Class
€85 - €110
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
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 Paris Gare de Lyon to Saint-Étienne Châteaucreux
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€140 - €260
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Saint-Étienne Châteaucreux
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€25 - €45
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€50 - €100
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Eurotunnel
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
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €23
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€8 - €13
Rail 1st Class
€15 - €23
Train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€20 - €45
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€20 - €29
Rail 1st Class
€30 - €45
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€16 - €20
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
€16 - €20
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€18 - €27
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
€8 - €23
Off-Peak Single
€13 - €20
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
€18 - €27
Bus operators
Réseau interurbain Haute-Loire
Website
auvergnerhonealpes.fr
Bus from Gare Châteaucreux to Place des Balayes
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
Réseau interurbain Haute-Loire
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 10m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€25 - €31
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris to Saint-Étienne
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
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.
For more information, please visit this page
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
blablacar.fr
Bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€16 - €21
Website
Blablabus
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
3 times a week
Estimated price
€15 - €21
Website
RegioJet
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from London Victoria Green Line Station to Paris Place du Pantheon
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€15 - €22
Website
Union Ivkoni
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Dover to Dunkirk
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€95 - €160
Website
dfds.co.uk
Standard Car - Economy
€98
Standard Car - Premium
€157

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Air France, British Airways, Brussels Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to Lyon Airport.

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The best way to get from London to London Heathrow Airport is to train which takes 14 min and costs £4 - £35.

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