There are 4 ways to get from Lyon Airport (LYS) to Villefranche-sur-Saône by tram, train, taxi, car or towncar

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Rhonexpress, train  •  1 h 22 min

  1. Take the Rhonexpress from Lyon Airport to Lyon Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu Aéroport Lyon
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Villefranche-s-Saone

$23 - $35

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  34 min

  1. Take a taxi from Lyon Airport (LYS) to Villefranche-sur-Saône 32.8 miles

$75 - $95

Drive  •  34 min

  1. Drive from Lyon Airport (LYS) to Villefranche-sur-Saône 32.8 miles

$7 - $11

Uber  •  34 min

  1. Take an Uber from Lyon Airport (LYS) to Villefranche-sur-Saône 32.8 miles

$80 - $110

Questions & Answers

The distance between Lyon Airport (LYS) and Villefranche-sur-Saône is 40 km. The road distance is 52.5 km.

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The best way to get from Lyon Airport (LYS) to Villefranche-sur-Saône without a car is to Rhonexpress and train which takes 1 h 22 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 22 min to get from Lyon Airport (LYS) to Villefranche-sur-Saône, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lyon Airport (LYS) to Villefranche-sur-Saône is 52 km. It takes approximately 34 min to drive from Lyon Airport (LYS) to Villefranche-sur-Saône.

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There are 276+ hotels available in Villefranche-sur-Saône. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Lyon Airport (LYS) to Villefranche-sur-Saône.
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  • Distance: 25.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 22 min

What companies run services between Lyon Airport (LYS), France and Villefranche-sur-Saône, France?

There is no direct connection from Lyon Airport (LYS) to Villefranche-sur-Saône. However, you can take the Rhonexpress to Lyon Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu, take the walk to Lyon Part Dieu, then take the train to Villefranche-s-Saone. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Villefranche-sur-Saône.

Train operators
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 Lyon Part Dieu to Villefranche-s-Saone
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$12 - $18
1st Class
$14 - $23
Other operators
Uber Lyon
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Lyon Airport (LYS) to Villefranche-sur-Saône
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$80 - $110
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uber.com
UberX
$80 - $110
Taxi from Lyon Airport (LYS) to Villefranche-sur-Saône
Ave. Duration
34 min
Estimated price
$75 - $95
Taxi Lyon
Phone
+33 4 72 10 86 86
Website
taxilyon.com
Taxi Transport Lyon Rhône-Alpes
Phone
+33 4 37 25 29 29
Website
transportrhonealpes.com
Taxi Lyonnais
Phone
+33 4 78 26 81 81
Website
taxilyonnais.com

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