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There are 6 ways to get from Lyon to Courmayeur by train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Chambery-Challes-E Lyon - / ...
  2. Take the train from Chambery-Challes-E to Bourg-St.Maurice Bourg-St-Maurice - Chambéry-Chal.-les-Eaux / ...

$51 - $74

Cheapest option

Bus Ouibus  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Lyon Gare Perrache to Chamonix Sud - Bus station Ouibus

$10 - $25

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu to Gare de Genève Genève - Lyon-Part-Dieu / ...
  2. Take the bus from Geneva to Courmayeur N504 / ...

$33 - $51

Bus Eurolines CH  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Lyon to Genève
  2. Take the bus from Geneva to Courmayeur N504 / ...

$26 - $35

Train via Annecy  •  7 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Annecy Lyon - Annecy / ...
  2. Take the train from Annecy to St-Gervais-les-Bains Annecy - St Gervais / ...

$57 - $94

Drive  •  2 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Lyon to Courmayeur 153.7 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Lyon to Courmayeur is to bus which costs 9€ - 22€ and takes 5 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lyon to Courmayeur is to drive which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 2 h 36 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lyon to Courmayeur. However, there are services departing from Lyon and arriving at Courmayeur via Geneva. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 25 min.

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The distance between Lyon and Courmayeur is 165 km. The road distance is 246 km.

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The best way to get from Lyon to Courmayeur without a car is to train and bus which takes 4 h 52 min and costs 28€ - 45€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 17 min to get from Lyon to Courmayeur, including transfers.

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Lyon to Courmayeur bus services, operated by Eurolines CH, depart from Lyon station.

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The best way to get from Lyon to Courmayeur is to train which takes 5 h 17 min and costs 40€ - 65€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 22€ - 30€ and takes 5 h 25 min.

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Lyon to Courmayeur bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Courmayeur station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lyon to Courmayeur is 246 km. It takes approximately 2 h 36 min to drive from Lyon to Courmayeur.

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Map of how to get from Lyon to Courmayeur.
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  • Distance: 103.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 17 min

What companies run services between Lyon, France and Courmayeur, Italy?

You can take a train from Lyon to Courmayeur via Chambery-Challes-E and Bourg-St.Maurice in around 5 h 17 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lyon to Courmayeur via Geneva in around 5 h 25 min.

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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Chambery-Challes-E
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $30
1st Class
$28 - $45
Train from Chambery-Challes-E to Bourg-St.Maurice
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $30
1st Class
$27 - $45
Train from Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu to Gare de Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$28 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Annecy
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$27 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Train from Annecy to St-Gervais-les-Bains
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $27
1st Class
$24 - $40
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Lyon-Part-Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Geneva to Courmayeur
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Lyon to Genève
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$20 - $25
Book at
eurolines.ch
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 Gare Perrache to Chamonix Sud - Bus station
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
Ouibus

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