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There are 6 ways to get from Lyon Airport (LYS) to Modane by train, bus, car, towncar or shuttle

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Train  •  2h 18m

  1. Take the train from Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV Station to Modane Tgv 9245

$40 - $50

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport to Modane - Gare routière Ouibus

$7 - $11

4 alternative options

Bus, train  •  3h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport to Chambéry Ouibus
  2. Take the train from Montmelian to Modane Lyon - / ...

$32 - $47

Drive  •  1h 51m

  1. Drive from Lyon Airport (LYS) to Modane 118.2 miles

$25 - $40

Towncar  •  1h 51m

  1. Take a town car from Lyon Airport to Modane 118.2 miles

$35 - $140

Shuttle  •  3h

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Lyon - Saint Exupery Airport to Modane

$21 - $85

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lyon Airport (LYS) to Modane is to bus which costs 6€ - 9€ and takes 3h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Lyon Airport (LYS) to Modane is to drive which costs 22€ - 35€ and takes 1h 51m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport and arriving at Modane - Gare routière. Services depart twice a week, and operate Saturday. The journey takes approximately 3h 10m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV Station station and arriving at Modane. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 18m.

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The distance between Lyon Airport (LYS) and Modane is 137 km. The road distance is 189.2 km.

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The best way to get from Lyon Airport (LYS) to Modane without a car is to train which takes 2h 18m and costs 35€ - 41€.

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The train from Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV Station to Modane takes 2h 18m including transfers and departs once daily.

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Lyon Airport (LYS) to Modane bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport station.

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Lyon Airport (LYS) to Modane train services, operated by inOui TGV, arrive at Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV Station.

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The best way to get from Lyon Airport (LYS) to Modane is to train which takes 2h 18m and costs 35€ - 41€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 6€ - 9€ and takes 3h 10m.

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Map of how to get from Lyon Airport (LYS) to Modane.
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  • Distance: 85.7 miles
  • Duration: 2h 18m

What companies run services between Lyon Airport (LYS), France and Modane, France?

inOui TGV operates a train from Lyon Airport (LYS) to Modane once daily. Tickets cost $40 - $50 and the journey takes 2h 18m. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Lyon Airport (LYS) to Modane twice a week. Tickets cost $7 - $11 and the journey takes 3h 10m.

Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV Station to Modane
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $50
1st Class
$60 - $80
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. 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 Montmelian to Modane
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $27
1st Class
$24 - $40
Bus operators
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 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
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport to Modane - Gare routière
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport to Chambéry
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
Ouibus
Altibus
Phone
0 820 320 368
Email
info@altibus.com
Website
altibus.com
Shuttle from Lyon - Saint Exupery Airport to Modane
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $85
Schedules at
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Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Lyon Airport to Modane
Estimated price
$35 - $140

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Lyon Airport (LYS) to Modane bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Modane - Gare routière station.

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Lyon Airport (LYS) to Modane train services, operated by inOui TGV, arrive at Modane station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lyon Airport (LYS) to Modane is 189 km. It takes approximately 1h 51m to drive from Lyon Airport (LYS) to Modane.

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