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There are 7 ways to get from Nancy to Lyon by train, bus, rideshare, 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  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Nancy Ville to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv

$80 - $95

Cheapest option

Bus Ouibus  •  6 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Nancy to Lyon Gare Perrache Ouibus

$14 - $21

5 alternative options

Bus FlixBus  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Nancy to Lyon, Lyon Perrache N730

$15 - $40

Rideshare  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Nancy to Lyon 253.9 miles

$27 - $30

Drive  •  3 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Nancy to Lyon 254.3 miles

$50 - $80

Bus to Metz/Nancy, fly  •  3 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Nancy - station to Lorraine TGV - High Speed station
  2. Fly from Metz/Nancy (ETZ) to Lyon (LYS) ETZ - LYS

$97 - $468

Train to Strasbourg, fly  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Nancy Ville to Strasbourg
  2. Fly from Strasbourg (SXB) to Lyon (LYS) SXB - LYS

$97 - $430

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The cheapest way to get from Nancy to Lyon is to bus which costs 12€ - 18€ and takes 6 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nancy to Lyon is to bus and fly which costs 80€ - 410€ and takes 3 h 24 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Nancy and arriving at Lyon, Lyon Perrache. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 1 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Nancy Ville and arriving at Lyon Part Dieu. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 12 min.

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The distance between Nancy and Lyon is 342 km. The road distance is 406.9 km.

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The best way to get from Nancy to Lyon without a car is to train which takes 4 h 12 min and costs 70€ - 80€.

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The train from Nancy Ville to Lyon Part Dieu takes 4 h 12 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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

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Nancy to Lyon train services, operated by inOui TGV, depart from Nancy Ville station.

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The best way to get from Nancy to Lyon is to train which takes 4 h 12 min and costs 70€ - 80€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 13€ - 35€ and takes 5 h 1 min.

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Map of how to get from Nancy to Lyon.
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  • Distance: 213.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 12 min

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

inOui TGV operates a train from Nancy to Lyon twice daily. Tickets cost $80 - $95 and the journey takes 4 h 12 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Nancy to Lyon twice daily. Tickets cost $22 - $40 and the journey takes 5 h 1 min. Isilines also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Metz/Nancy to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Strasbourg to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Nancy Ville to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$80 - $95
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$80 - $95
1st Class
$110 - $160
Train from Nancy Ville to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $40
1st Class
$50 - $65
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 Nancy Ville to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$26 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $55
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Nancy to Lyon, Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Nancy to Lyon
Ave. Duration
5 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $40
Schedules at
isilines.com
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 Nancy to Lyon Gare Perrache
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Nancy - station to Lorraine TGV - High Speed station
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
Ouibus
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Nancy to Lyon
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $30
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Metz/Nancy Airport to Lyon Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Nancy to Lyon bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Lyon, Lyon Perrache station.

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Nancy to Lyon train services, operated by inOui TGV, arrive at Lyon Part Dieu station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Nancy to Lyon is 407 km. It takes approximately 3 h 46 min to drive from Nancy to Lyon.

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Hop! offers flights from Metz/Nancy Airport to Lyon Airport.

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There are 1114+ hotels available in Lyon. Prices start at $62 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Nancy and Lyon. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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