• Our partners include:

  • RailEurope
  • Deutsche Bahn
  • Trenitalia
  • SNCF
  • Flixbus
  • RENFE
  • Ouibus
  • BlaBlaCar
  • Booking.com
  • Skyscanner

There are 5 ways to get from Lyon to Les Houches 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu to Gare de St-Gervais-L-B-Le-Fayet Lyon-Part-Dieu - St-Gervais-L-B-Le-Fayet / ...

$46 - $65

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 45 min

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

$9 - $13

3 alternative options

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

$22 - $27

Train via Annecy  •  5 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 / ...

$56 - $80

Drive  •  2 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Lyon to Les Houches 137.7 miles

$29 - $45

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lyon to Les Houches is to bus which costs 8€ - 12€ and takes 4 h 45 min.

More details

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

More details

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.

More details

No, there is no direct train from Lyon to Les Houches. However, there are services departing from Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu and arriving at Les Houches via St-Gervais-les-Bains. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 15 min.

More details

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

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Lyon to Les Houches without a car is to train which takes 4 h 15 min and costs 40€ - 60€.

More details

It takes approximately 4 h 15 min to get from Lyon to Les Houches, including transfers.

More details

Lyon to Les Houches bus services, operated by Isilines, depart from Lyon station.

More details

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

More details

The best way to get from Lyon to Les Houches is to train which takes 4 h 15 min and costs 40€ - 60€. Alternatively, you can bus and line 81 bus, which costs 18€ - 24€ and takes 4 h 40 min.

Mode details

Map of how to get from Lyon to Les Houches.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 95.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 15 min

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

SNCF operates a train from Lyon to Les Houches twice daily. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 3 h 18 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lyon to Les Houches via Cluses - Gare routière in around 4 h 40 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 Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu to Gare de St-Gervais-L-B-Le-Fayet
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $80
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
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
$8 - $10
Schedules at
auvergnerhonealpes.fr
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

Want to know more about travelling around France

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

Lyon to Les Houches bus services, operated by Région Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, arrive at Les Houches - Saint-Antoine station.

More details

Lyon to Les Houches train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Gare de St-Gervais-L-B-Le-Fayet station.

More details

Yes, the driving distance between Lyon to Les Houches is 220 km. It takes approximately 2 h 12 min to drive from Lyon to Les Houches.

Get driving directions

Book your Lyon to Les Houches train tickets online with Rome2rio.

Search and book

There are 2562+ hotels available in Les Houches. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

More details