There are 6 ways to get from Lyon to French Riviera by train, bus, ferry, night bus or plane

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

Recommended option

Train  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Marseille-St-Charles Tgv
  2. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Antibes Tgv / ...

$96 - $128

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus station to Fréjus - Saint-Raphaël Ouibus

$17 - $24

4 alternative options

Train, bus, ferry  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to St-Raphael-Valescure Tgv
  2. Take the bus from Saint-Raphael Gare Routiere to Saint-Tropez Gare Routiere
  3. Take the ferry from Saint-Tropez to Les Issambres

$110 - $119

Night bus, ferry  •  8 h 53 min

  1. Take the night bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Sainte-Maxime
  2. Take the ferry from Sainte-Maxime to Saint-Tropez
  3. Take the ferry from Saint-Tropez to Les Issambres

$45 - $62

Fly to Nice, line 31 bus, travel  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Nice (NCE) LYS - NCE
  2. Take the line 31 bus from Gare Routiere to Gare Routiere
  3. Travel from Gare Routiere to French Riviera

Fly to Marseille, train, line 31 bus, travel  •  7 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Marseille (MRS) LYS - MRS
  2. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Antibes
  3. Take the line 31 bus from Gare Routiere to Gare Routiere
  4. Travel from Gare Routiere to French Riviera

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lyon to French Riviera is to bus which costs 14€ - 21€ and takes 7 h 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lyon to French Riviera is to train which costs 80€ - 110€ and takes 6 h 26 min.

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The distance between Lyon and French Riviera is 309 km.

It takes approximately 6 h 26 min to get from Lyon to French Riviera, including transfers.

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

You can take a train from Lyon to French Riviera via Marseille-St-Charles, Antibes, Gare Routiere, and Gare Routiere in around 6 h 26 min. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Lyon to French Riviera every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $14 - $21 and the journey takes 5 h 20 min.

Airlines
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Lyon to Nice
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $450
Flights from Lyon to Marseille
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $600
Nouvel Air Tunisie
Website
nouvelair.com
Flights from Lyon to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$30 - $260
TUI fly Belgium
Website
tuifly.be
Flights from Lyon to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$15 - $75
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$90 - $130
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Antibes
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $50
1st Class
$65 - $85
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to St-Raphael-Valescure
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$95 - $105
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$95 - $105
1st Class
$130 - $180
SNCF
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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Antibes
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$45 - $70
Trenitalia Eurocity
Bus operators
Varlib
Phone
0970 830 380
Website
varlib.fr
Bus from Saint-Raphael Gare Routiere to Saint-Tropez Gare Routiere
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
varlib.fr
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus station to Fréjus - Saint-Raphaël
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Sainte-Maxime
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Envibus
Phone
04 89 87 72
Email
envibus@agglo-casa[.fr
Website
envibus.fr
Bus from Gare Routiere to Gare Routiere
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
envibus-api.koezio.com
Ferry operators
Les Bateaux Verts
Phone
+33 (0)494 492 939
Email
info@bateauxverts.com
Website
bateauxverts.com
Ferry from Saint-Tropez to Les Issambres
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
bateauxverts.com
Ferry from Sainte-Maxime to Saint-Tropez
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
bateauxverts.com

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