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There are 4 ways to get from Lyon to Tignes – Val d'Isère by train, bus or car

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Train

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Bourg-Saint-Maurice

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Lyon Perrache to Chambéry
  2. Take the bus from Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux to Bourg-Saint-Maurice

Train via Chambéry

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux
  2. Take the train from Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux to Bourg-Saint-Maurice

Drive

  1. Drive from Lyon to Tignes – Val d'Isère

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The cheapest way to get from Lyon to Tignes – Val d'Isère is to bus which costs €13 - €19 and takes 4h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Lyon to Tignes – Val d'Isère is to drive which costs €25 - €40 and takes 2h 9m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lyon to Tignes – Val d'Isère. However, there are services departing from Lyon Perrache and arriving at Bourg-Saint-Maurice via Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 50m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Lyon Part Dieu and arriving at Bourg-Saint-Maurice. Services depart twice daily, and operate Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 3h 38m.

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It is 150 km from Lyon to Tignes – Val d'Isère. It is approximately 200 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Lyon to Tignes – Val d'Isère without a car is to train which takes 3h 38m and costs €40 - €55.

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The train from Lyon Part Dieu to Bourg-Saint-Maurice takes 3h 38m including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Lyon to Tignes – Val d'Isère bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Lyon Perrache station.

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Lyon to Tignes – Val d'Isère train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Lyon Part Dieu station.

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The best way to get from Lyon to Tignes – Val d'Isère is to train which takes 3h 38m and costs €40 - €55. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €13 - €19 and takes 4h 50m.

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Map of how to get from Lyon to Tignes – Val d'Isère.
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  • Distance: 150.2 km
  • Duration: 3h 38m

What companies run services between Lyon, France and Tignes – Val d'Isère, France?

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Lyon Part Dieu to Bourg-Saint-Maurice twice daily. Tickets cost €65 - €120 and the journey takes 3h 38m. TGV inOui also services this route twice a week. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lyon to Tignes – Val d'Isère via Chambéry and Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux in around 4h 50m.

Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Bourg-Saint-Maurice
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€65 - €120
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €70
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux to Bourg-Saint-Maurice
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€28 - €50
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf-connect.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Bourg-Saint-Maurice
Ave. Duration
3h 49m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€40 - €55
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€45 - €55
1st Class
€40 - €55
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€27 - €40
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€32 - €38
1st Class
€27 - €33
Train from Chambery Challes Les Eaux to Bourg St Maurice
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€12 - €19
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€12 - €15
1st Class
€16 - €19
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. 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 Les Eaux
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€14 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€14 - €21
Rail 1st Class
€22 - €35
Train from Chambery Challes Les Eaux to Bourg St Maurice
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€11 - €20
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€11 - €16
Rail 1st Class
€14 - €20
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Chambery Challes Les Eaux
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€7 - €16
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€14 - €16
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lyon Perrache to Chambéry
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€8 - €10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
blablacar.fr
Bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus Station to Chambéry
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€8 - €10
Website
Blablabus
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Lyon Gare Perrache to Chambery Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€3 - €5
Website
Union Ivkoni
Lasta
Website
lasta.rs
Bus from Lyon Perrache SNCF Train Station to Chambery Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€4 - €6
Website
Lasta
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux to Bourg-Saint-Maurice
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€9 - €13
Website
Swiss PostAuto
Schedules at
SBB

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Lyon to Tignes – Val d'Isère bus services, operated by Swiss PostAuto, arrive at Bourg-Saint-Maurice station.

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Lyon to Tignes – Val d'Isère train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Bourg-Saint-Maurice station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lyon to Tignes – Val d'Isère is 200 km. It takes approximately 2h 9m to drive from Lyon to Tignes – Val d'Isère.

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