There are 5 ways to get from Nice to Chauvet Cave by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Nice Ville to Avignon TGV Tgv
  2. Take the train from Avignon Centre to Pierrelatte

$163 - $201

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Bus  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Nice to Avignon - Gare Routière
  2. Take the bus from Avignon - Gare Routière to Salavas 15

$36 - $45

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Nice Ville to Avignon TGV Tgv
  2. Take the bus from Avignon - Gare TGV to Salavas 15

$81 - $93

Drive  •  3 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Nice to Chauvet Cave 208.4 miles

$40 - $65

Fly, train  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Lyon (LYS) NCE - LYS
  2. Take the train from Lyon-St Exupery(TGV) to Montelimar

$168 - $418

Questions & Answers

The distance between Nice and Chauvet Cave is 240 km. The road distance is 333.5 km.

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The best way to get from Nice to Chauvet Cave without a car is to train which takes 4 h 58 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 58 min to get from Nice to Chauvet Cave, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Nice to Chauvet Cave is to train which takes 4 h 58 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6 h 15 min.

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The quickest flight from Nice Airport to Lyon Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Nice to Chauvet Cave is 333 km. It takes approximately 3 h 28 min to drive from Nice to Chauvet Cave.

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Nouvel Air Tunisie and Hop! offer flights from Nice Airport to Lyon Airport.

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There are 607+ hotels available in Chauvet Cave. Prices start at $74 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Nice to Nice Airport is to line 99 bus which takes 13 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Nice to Chauvet Cave.
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  • Distance: 150.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 58 min

What companies run services between Nice, France and Chauvet Cave, France?

You can take a train from Nice to Chauvet Cave via Avignon TGV, Avignon Centre, and Pierrelatte in around 4 h 58 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Nice to Chauvet Cave via Avignon - Gare Routière and Salavas in around 6 h 15 min.

Airlines
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Nice to Lyon
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $450
Nouvel Air Tunisie
Website
nouvelair.com
Flights from Nice to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$26 - $220
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Nice Ville to Avignon TGV
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$60 - $75
1st Class
$90 - $120
Train from Lyon-St Exupery(TGV) to Montelimar
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $40
1st Class
$50 - $60
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 Avignon Centre to Pierrelatte
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$15 - $22
1st Class
$19 - $30
Bus operators
Le Sept
Website
lesept.fr
Bus from Avignon - Gare TGV to Salavas
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
auvergnerhonealpes.fr
Bus from Avignon - Gare Routière to Salavas
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
auvergnerhonealpes.fr
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Nice to Avignon - Gare Routière
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Schedules at
isilines.com

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