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 via Chambery-Challes-E  •  4 h 28 min

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

$96 - $124

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 30 min

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

$16 - $41

2 alternative options

Train  •  6 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV Station to Oulx-Cesana-Claviere-Sestriere Tgv 9247

$69 - $101

Drive  •  2 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Lyon to Sestriere 155.4 miles

$35 - $55

Questions & Answers

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.

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The distance between Lyon and Sestriere is 181 km. The road distance is 248.6 km.

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The best way to get from Lyon to Sestriere without a car is to train which takes 4 h 28 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 28 min to get from Lyon to Sestriere, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Lyon to Sestriere is to train which takes 4 h 28 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h 30 min.

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Lyon to Sestriere bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Oulx station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lyon to Sestriere is 249 km. It takes approximately 2 h 42 min to drive from Lyon to Sestriere.

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Book your Lyon to Sestriere bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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Map of how to get from Lyon to Sestriere.
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  • Distance: 113.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 28 min

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

You can take a train from Lyon to Sestriere via Chambery-Challes-E and Oulx-Cesana-Claviere-Sestriere in around 4 h 28 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Lyon to Sestriere once daily. Tickets cost $13 - $22 and the journey takes 3 h 45 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 Lyon Part Dieu to Chambery-Challes-E
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $30
1st Class
$28 - $45
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Chambery-Challes-E to Oulx-Cesana-Claviere-Sestriere
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29 - $34
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$29 - $34
1st Class
$48 - $53
Train from Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV Station to Oulx-Cesana-Claviere-Sestriere
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $65
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$55 - $65
1st Class
$80 - $110
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
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
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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