There are 6 ways to get from Nice to Chauvet Cave by train, bus, 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 57 min

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

$157 - $188

Cheapest option

Bus Ouibus  •  12 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Nice - Bus station to Valence - Bus Station Nice centre - gare routière > Nice - aéroport > Cannes > Marseille - gare routière St-Charles > Valence sud > Lyon - gare routière Perrache
  2. Take the bus from Valence - Bus Station to Site du Pont d'Arc Valence sud > Caverne du Pont d'Arc > Site du Pont d'Arc

$20 - $29

4 alternative options

Bus Isilines  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Nice to Avignon - Gare Routière
  2. Take the bus from Avignon to Vallon-Pont-d'Arc 15

$38 - $46

Train, bus  •  10 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Nice Ville to Valence TGV Tgv
  2. Take the bus from Valence - Bus Station to Site du Pont d'Arc Valence sud > Caverne du Pont d'Arc > Site du Pont d'Arc

$99 - $113

Drive  •  3 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Nice to Chauvet Cave 208.4 miles

$40 - $65

Fly, train  •  5 h 18 min

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

$174 - $424

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 57 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Nice to Chauvet Cave via Avignon - Gare Routière, Avignon, and Vallon-Pont-d'Arc in around 6 h 9 min.

Airlines
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Nice to Lyon
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $450
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Nice Ville to Avignon TGV
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $80
1st Class
$95 - $130
Train from Nice Ville to Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$90 - $105
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$90 - $105
1st Class
$130 - $180
Train from Lyon-St Exupery(TGV) to Montelimar
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $40
1st Class
$55 - $65
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Avignon Centre to Pierrelatte
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$11 - $18
Bus operators
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
$19 - $25
Schedules at
isilines.com
Le Sept
Website
lesept.fr
Bus from Avignon to Vallon-Pont-d'Arc
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
lesept.fr
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Valence - Bus Station to Site du Pont d'Arc
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Nice - Bus station to Valence - Bus Station
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Website
Ouibus

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Nice to Chauvet Cave?

The distance between Nice and Chauvet Cave is 240 km. The road distance is 333 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Nice to Chauvet Cave?

The cheapest way to get from Nice to Chauvet Cave is to bus which costs 16€ - 24€ and takes 12 h 43 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Nice to Chauvet Cave?

The quickest way to get from Nice to Chauvet Cave is to drive which takes 3 h 28 min and costs 35€ - 55€.

Is there a direct bus between Nice and Chauvet Cave?

No, there is no direct bus from Nice to Chauvet Cave. However, there are services departing from Nice - Bus station and arriving at Site du Pont d'Arc via Valence - Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 43 min.

How long does it take to get from Nice to Chauvet Cave?

It takes approximately 4 h 57 min to get from Nice to Chauvet Cave, including transfers.