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There are 7 ways to get from Lyon to Giens by train, bus, car 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.

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Train

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Toulon

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Lyon Perrache to Toulon

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Train, line 39 bus

  1. Take the train from Lyon Perrache to Toulon
  2. Take the line 39 bus from Gare Routière to Espace 3000

Train via Marseille

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Marseille St Charles
  2. Take the train from Marseille St Charles to Hyeres

Drive

  1. Drive from Lyon to Giens

Fly to Marseille, train, line 67 bus

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Marseille (MRS)
  2. Take the train from Marseille St Charles to Hyeres
  3. Take the line 67 bus from Gare to Giens

Fly to Nice, train

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Nice (NCE)
  2. Take the train from Nice St Augustin to Toulon

Lyon to Giens by train and bus

The journey time between Lyon and Giens is around 4h 55m and covers a distance of around 418 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 34m. Operated by TGV inOui, Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), SNCF and others, the Lyon to Giens service departs from Lyon Part Dieu and arrives in Giens. Typically 42 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

42 Weekly Services
4h 55m Average Duration
€121 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Lyon to Giens is to bus which costs €13 - €24 and takes 8h 7m.

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The quickest way to get from Lyon to Giens is to drive which costs €65 - €100 and takes 3h 55m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lyon to Giens. However, there are services departing from Lyon Perrache and arriving at Giens via Gare Routière and Espace 3000. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 7m.

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The distance between Lyon and Giens is 318 km. The road distance is 404.2 km.

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The best way to get from Lyon to Giens without a car is to train which takes 4h 55m and costs €120 - €230.

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It takes approximately 4h 55m to get from Lyon to Giens, including transfers.

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Lyon to Giens bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Lyon Perrache station.

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The best way to get from Lyon to Giens is to train which takes 4h 55m and costs €120 - €230. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €13 - €24 and takes 8h 7m.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Lyon to Giens.
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  • Distance: 318.2 km
  • Duration: 4h 55m

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

TGV inOui operates a train from Lyon Part Dieu to Toulon 5 times a day. Tickets cost €65 - €85 and the journey takes 2h 34m. Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) also services this route 5 times a day. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Lyon Perrache to Toulon once daily. Tickets cost €19 - €24 and the journey takes 5h 35m. Blablabus also services this route 4 times a week.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lyon to Marseille
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €250
Flights from Lyon to Nice
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €330
Corsairfly
Website
corsair.com
Flights from Lyon to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€180 - €360
Nouvel Air Tunisie
Website
nouvelair.com
Flights from Lyon to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€100 - €310
Train operators
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Toulon
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€65 - €85
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€65 - €80
1st Class
€70 - €85
Train from Lyon Perrache to Toulon
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€65 - €85
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€65 - €80
1st Class
€70 - €85
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Marseille St Charles
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€60 - €75
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€60 - €70
1st Class
€60 - €75
Train from Marseille St Charles to Hyeres
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€24 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€30 - €35
1st Class
€24 - €29
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 Toulon
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€110 - €210
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Marseille-Saint-Charles
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€95 - €180
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€60 - €85
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 Marseille St Charles
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€35 - €75
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€35 - €55
Rail 1st Class
€50 - €75
Train from Marseille St Charles to Hyeres
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€12 - €28
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€12 - €17
Rail 1st Class
€19 - €28
Train from Nice St Augustin to Toulon
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€19 - €45
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€19 - €28
Rail 1st Class
€28 - €45
Bus operators
RMTT - Toulon
Phone
+33 4 94 03 87 03
Website
reseaumistral.com
Bus from Gare Routière to Espace 3000
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Website
RMTT - Toulon
Bus from Gare to Giens
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
RMTT - Toulon
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lyon Perrache to Toulon
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€19 - €24
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
blablacar.fr
Bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus Station to Toulon
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€13 - €17
Website
Blablabus

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Yes, the driving distance between Lyon to Giens is 404 km. It takes approximately 3h 55m to drive from Lyon to Giens.

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Corsairfly and Air France offer flights from Lyon Airport to Marseille Airport.

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There are 214+ hotels available in Giens. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Lyon to Lyon Airport is to tram which takes 27 min and costs €15.

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