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There are 4 ways to get from Lyon to Bellive by train, bus or car

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Train, bus  •  2h 51m

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Bellegarde Ter
  2. Take the bus from Bellegarde Gare Routière to Centre X36 / ...

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Lyon-Part-Dieu Gare Routière to Bourg-en-Bresse Gare Routière B / ...
  2. Take the bus from Gare Routière to Centre X36 / ...

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Train, bus via Bourg-en-Bresse  •  3h 20m

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Bourg En Bresse Ter
  2. Take the bus from Gare Routière to Centre X36 / ...

Drive  •  1h 5m

  1. Drive from Lyon to Bellive 97.2 km

Lyon to Bellive by train and bus

The journey time between Lyon and Bellive is around 2h 51m and covers a distance of around 142 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h. Operated by SNCF, Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), Réseau interurbain Cars Région Express AURA and others, the Lyon to Bellive service departs from Lyon Part Dieu and arrives in Centre. Typically 27 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

27 Weekly Services
2h 51m Average Duration
€49 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Lyon to Bellive is to drive which costs €17 - €26 and takes 1h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Lyon to Bellive is to drive which costs €17 - €26 and takes 1h 5m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lyon to Bellive. However, there are services departing from Lyon-Part-Dieu Gare Routière and arriving at Centre via Gare Routière. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 39m.

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The distance between Lyon and Bellive is 84 km. The road distance is 97.2 km.

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The best way to get from Lyon to Bellive without a car is to train and bus which takes 2h 51m and costs €45 - €85.

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It takes approximately 2h 51m to get from Lyon to Bellive, including transfers.

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Lyon to Bellive bus services, operated by Swiss PostAuto, depart from Lyon-Part-Dieu Gare Routière station.

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Lyon to Bellive bus services, operated by Réseau interurbain Cars Région Express AURA, arrive at Centre station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lyon to Bellive is 97 km. It takes approximately 1h 5m to drive from Lyon to Bellive.

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There are 21+ hotels available in Bellive. Prices start at €100 per night.

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Map of how to get from Lyon to Bellive.
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  • Distance: 83.6 km
  • Duration: 2h 51m

What companies run services between Lyon, France and Bellive, France?

You can take a bus from Lyon to Bellive via Gare Routière in around 3h 39m.

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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Bellegarde
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€16 - €40
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€16 - €24
Rail 1st Class
€25 - €40
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Bourg En Bresse
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€9 - €23
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€9 - €13
Rail 1st Class
€16 - €23
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 Bellegarde
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€45 - €80
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Bourg-en-Bresse
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€25 - €45
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Bus operators
Réseau interurbain Cars Région Express AURA
Phone
+33 4 26 73 40 00
Website
auvergnerhonealpes.fr
Bus from Bellegarde Gare Routière to Centre
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
Réseau interurbain Cars Région Express AURA
Bus from Gare Routière to Centre
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
Réseau interurbain Cars Région Express AURA
SNCF Bus
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Bus from Bellegarde Gare Routiere to St-Germain-De-Joux Ctre
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€3 - €5
Website
SNCF Bus
Bus from Bourg En Bresse Gare Routiere to St-Germain-De-Joux Ctre
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€10 - €14
Website
SNCF Bus
Bus from Lyon Part Dieu Gare Routiere to Bourg En Bresse Gare Routiere
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€10 - €15
Website
SNCF Bus
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Lyon-Part-Dieu Gare Routière to Bourg-en-Bresse Gare Routière
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€6 - €9
Website
Swiss PostAuto
Schedules at
SBB

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