There are 4 ways to get from Lyon to Sestriere 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  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Oulx-Cesana-Claviere-Sestriere Tgv

$102 - $119

Cheapest option

Bus via Chambéry  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus station to Chambéry Lyon - Gare routière Perrache > Chambéry > Turin - Gare routière > Milan > Venise - Mestre > Venise / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chambéry to Oulx N729

$15 - $39

2 alternative options

Bus  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Oulx N729

$17 - $43

Drive  •  2 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Lyon to Sestriere 155.4 miles

$35 - $55

What companies run services between Lyon, France and Sestriere, Italy?

TGV operates a train from Lyon to Sestriere once daily. Tickets cost $50 - $60 and the journey takes 2 h 52 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Lyon to Sestriere once daily. Tickets cost $14 - $24 and the journey takes 3 h 45 min.

Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Oulx-Cesana-Claviere-Sestriere
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$75 - $100
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Oulx
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Chambéry to Oulx
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus station to Chambéry
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
Ouibus

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Lyon and Sestriere is 181 km. The road distance is 249 km.

The cheapest way to get from Lyon to Sestriere is to bus which costs 11€ - 35€ and takes 6 h 15 min.

The quickest way to get from Lyon to Sestriere is to drive which takes 2 h 42 min and costs 30€ - 45€.

No, there is no direct bus from Lyon to Sestriere. However, there are services departing from Lyon, Lyon Perrache and arriving at Sestriere via Oulx. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 30 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 15 min to get from Lyon to Sestriere, including transfers.