There are 3 ways to get from Lyon to French Riviera by train, bus or plane

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Train  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Antibes Tgv

$105 - $115

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Bus  •  8 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Lyon Gare Perrache to Antibes Ouibus

$19 - $26

1 alternative option

Fly, travel  •  4 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Nice (NCE) LYS - NCE
  2. Travel from Gare Routiere to French Riviera

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The distance between Lyon and French Riviera is 309 km.

The best way to get from Lyon to French Riviera without a car is to train which takes 5 h 24 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 24 min to get from Lyon to French Riviera, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Lyon to French Riviera is to train which takes 5 h 24 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 8 h 31 min.

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The quickest flight from Lyon Airport to Nice Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Nouvel Air Tunisie and Hop! offer flights from Lyon Airport to Nice Airport.

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There are 2023+ hotels available in French Riviera. Prices start at $86 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Lyon to Lyon Airport is to Rhonexpress which takes 29 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Lyon to French Riviera.
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  • Distance: 193.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 24 min

What companies run services between Lyon, France and French Riviera, FR-93, France?

inOui TGV operates a train from Lyon to French Riviera 3 times a day. Tickets cost $100 - $115 and the journey takes 4 h 15 min. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Lyon to French Riviera once daily. Tickets cost $17 - $24 and the journey takes 7 h 5 min.

Airlines
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Lyon to Nice
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $450
Nouvel Air Tunisie
Website
nouvelair.com
Flights from Lyon to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$30 - $260
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Antibes
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $115
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $115
1st Class
$140 - $200
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 Gare Perrache to Antibes
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
Ouibus

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