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

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Recommended option

Bus, line 81 bus  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Lyon to Cluses
  2. Take the line 81 bus from Cluses - Gare routière to Les Houches - Saint-Antoine 81

$24 - $27

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 50 min

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

$9 - $13

2 alternative options

Train  •  5 h 29 min

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

$56 - $81

Drive  •  2 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Lyon to Les Houches 137.7 miles

$29 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Lyon to Les Houches is to bus which costs 8€ - 12€ and takes 4 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lyon to Les Houches is to drive which costs 25€ - 40€ and takes 2 h 12 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lyon to Les Houches. However, there are services departing from Lyon and arriving at Les Houches - Saint-Antoine via Cluses - Gare routière. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Lyon to Les Houches. However, there are services departing from Lyon Part Dieu and arriving at Les Houches via Annecy and St-Gervais-les-Bains. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 29 min.

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The distance between Lyon and Les Houches is 152 km. The road distance is 220.4 km.

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The best way to get from Lyon to Les Houches without a car is to bus and line 81 bus which takes 4 h 40 min and costs 20€ - 24€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 40 min to get from Lyon to Les Houches, including transfers.

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Lyon to Les Houches bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Lyon - Perrache Bus station.

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Lyon to Les Houches train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Lyon Part Dieu station.

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The best way to get from Lyon to Les Houches is to bus and line 81 bus which takes 4 h 40 min and costs 20€ - 24€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 5 h 29 min.

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Map of how to get from Lyon to Les Houches.
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  • Distance: 95.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 40 min

What companies run services between Lyon, France and Les Houches, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France?

You can take a bus from Lyon to Les Houches via Cluses and Cluses - Gare routière in around 4 h 40 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Lyon to Les Houches via Annecy and St-Gervais-les-Bains in around 5 h 29 min.

Train operators
SNCF
Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Annecy
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
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
Bus operators
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Lyon to Cluses
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
isilines.com
Région Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Phone
+33 4 26 73 40 00
Website
auvergnerhonealpes.fr
Bus from Cluses - Gare routière to Les Houches - Saint-Antoine
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
auvergnerhonealpes.fr
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus station to Chamonix Sud - Bus station
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
Ouibus

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