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There are 7 ways to get from Lyon to Saint-Tropez by train, ferry, 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, ferry  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Les Arcs Draguignan Tgv
  2. Take the ferry from Sainte-Maxime to Saint-Tropez

$104 - $113

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Lyon Gare Perrache to Aix-en-Provence
  2. Take the bus from AIX-EN-PROVENCE Sous-Préfecture to TOULON Gare Routiere
  3. Take the bus from Toulon - Gare Routiere to Saint-Tropez - Gare Routiere

$26 - $34

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Train, bus  •  7 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu to Gare de Marseille-St-Charles
  2. Take the train from Gare de Marseille-St-Charles to Gare de Toulon
  3. Take the bus from Toulon - Gare Routiere to Saint-Tropez - Gare Routiere

$71 - $99

Drive  •  4 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Lyon to Saint-Tropez 259.7 miles

$55 - $85

Fly to Nice, ferry  •  6 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Nice (NCE) LYS - NCE
  2. Take the ferry from Juan Les Pins to Saint-Tropez

$130 - $356

Fly to Toulon/Hyeres, bus  •  7 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Toulon/Hyeres (TLN) LYS - TLN
  2. Take the bus from Hyeres Airport to Saint-Tropez Gare Routiere

$165 - $821

Fly to Marseille, train, ferry  •  7 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Marseille (MRS) LYS - MRS
  2. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Les Arcs Draguignan
  3. Take the ferry from Sainte-Maxime to Saint-Tropez

$114 - $394

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The cheapest way to get from Lyon to Saint-Tropez is to bus which costs 22€ - 30€ and takes 8 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lyon to Saint-Tropez is to drive which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 4 h 3 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lyon to Saint-Tropez. However, there are services departing from Lyon Gare Perrache and arriving at Saint-Tropez - Gare Routiere via AIX-EN-PROVENCE Sous-Préfecture and Toulon - Gare Routiere. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 55 min.

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The distance between Lyon and Saint-Tropez is 310 km. The road distance is 415.6 km.

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The best way to get from Lyon to Saint-Tropez without a car is to train and ferry which takes 5 h 29 min and costs 90€ - 100€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 29 min to get from Lyon to Saint-Tropez, including transfers.

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Lyon to Saint-Tropez bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Lyon Gare Perrache station.

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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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Lyon to Saint-Tropez bus services, operated by Varlib, arrive at Saint-Tropez - Gare Routiere station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lyon to Saint-Tropez is 416 km. It takes approximately 4 h 3 min to drive from Lyon to Saint-Tropez.

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  • Distance: 193.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 29 min

What companies run services between Lyon, France and Saint-Tropez, France?

You can take a bus from Lyon to Saint-Tropez via Aix-en-Provence, AIX-EN-PROVENCE Sous-Préfecture, and Toulon - Gare Routiere in around 8 h 55 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lyon to Nice
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $450
Flights from Lyon to Toulon/Hyeres via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Lyon to Toulon/Hyeres via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Lyon to Toulon/Hyeres via Bordeaux, Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Lyon to Marseille
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $600
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Lyon to Nice
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $450
Flights from Lyon to Toulon/Hyeres via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Lyon to Toulon/Hyeres via Bordeaux, Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
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
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Les Arcs Draguignan
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $100
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$90 - $100
1st Class
$120 - $180
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Les Arcs Draguignan
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$31 - $37
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$31 - $37
1st Class
$50 - $60
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu to Gare de Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $75
1st Class
$70 - $110
Train from Gare de Marseille-St-Charles to Gare de Toulon
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$16 - $24
1st Class
$21 - $35
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Les Arcs Draguignan
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$24 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $55
Bus operators
Varlib
Phone
0970 830 380
Website
varlib.fr
Bus from Toulon - Gare Routiere to Saint-Tropez - Gare Routiere
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Website
Varlib
Bus from Hyeres Airport to Saint-Tropez Gare Routiere
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4
Website
Varlib
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 Aix-en-Provence
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Ouibus
Lignes Express
Phone
0 821 202 203
Website
info-ler.fr
Bus from AIX-EN-PROVENCE Sous-Préfecture to TOULON Gare Routiere
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
info-ler.fr
Ferry operators
Les Bateaux Verts
Phone
+33 (0)494 492 939
Email
info@bateauxverts.com
Website
bateauxverts.com
Ferry from Sainte-Maxime to Saint-Tropez
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
bateauxverts.com
Riviera Lines
Phone
04 92 98 71 31
Email
croisieres@riviera-lines.com
Website
riviera-lines.com
Ferry from Juan Les Pins to Saint-Tropez
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$64
Schedules at
riviera-lines.com

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

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There are 2194+ hotels available in Saint-Tropez. Prices start at $79 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 9€ - 15€.

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