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There are 4 ways to get from Lyon to Tignes by train, bus, car or shuttle

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  •  4h 45m

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Chambery-Challes-E Lyon - / ...
  2. Take the train from Chambery-Challes-E to Landry Bourg-St-Maurice - Chambéry-Chal.-les-Eaux / ...

$97 - $129

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Lyon Gare Perrache to Bourg-Saint-Maurice Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Bourg-Saint-Maurice to Tignes T15

$20 - $27

2 alternative options

Drive  •  2h 35m

  1. Drive from Lyon to Tignes 145.9 miles

$30 - $45

Shuttle  •  4h 56m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Lyon Airport to Tignes Le Lac

$56 - $97

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The cheapest way to get from Lyon to Tignes is to bus which costs 17€ - 24€ and takes 5h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Lyon to Tignes is to drive which costs 27€ - 40€ and takes 2h 35m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lyon to Tignes. However, there are services departing from Lyon Gare Perrache and arriving at Tignes via Bourg-Saint-Maurice. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 30m.

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The distance between Lyon and Tignes is 163 km. The road distance is 233.4 km.

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The best way to get from Lyon to Tignes without a car is to train which takes 4h 45m and costs 80€ - 120€.

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It takes approximately 4h 45m to get from Lyon to Tignes, including transfers.

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Lyon to Tignes bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Lyon Gare Perrache station.

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The best way to get from Lyon to Tignes is to train which takes 4h 45m and costs 80€ - 120€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 17€ - 24€ and takes 5h 30m.

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Lyon to Tignes bus services, operated by Altibus, arrive at Tignes station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lyon to Tignes is 233 km. It takes approximately 2h 35m to drive from Lyon to Tignes.

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Map of how to get from Lyon to Tignes.
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  • Distance: 102 miles
  • Duration: 4h 45m

What companies run services between Lyon, France and Tignes, France?

You can take a train from Lyon to Tignes via Chambery-Challes-E and Landry in around 4h 45m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lyon to Tignes via Bourg-Saint-Maurice in around 5h 30m.

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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Chambery-Challes-E
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $30
1st Class
$28 - $45
Train from Chambery-Challes-E to Landry
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $29
1st Class
$26 - $40
Bus operators
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 Bourg-Saint-Maurice
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Ouibus
Altibus
Phone
0 820 320 368
Email
info@altibus.com
Website
altibus.com
Bus from Bourg-Saint-Maurice to Tignes
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Schedules at
altibus.com
BensBus
Email
info@nofussbus.co.uk
Website
bensbus.co.uk
Shuttle from Lyon Airport to Tignes Le Lac
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$45 - $80
More information at
BensBus

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