There are 8 ways to get from Nice to Lyon by train, bus, night 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 35 min

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

$100 - $120

Cheapest option

Bus via Fréjus - Saint-Raphaël  •  6 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Nice - Bus station to Fréjus - Saint-Raphaël Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Fréjus - Saint-Raphaël to Lyon - Perrache Bus station Ouibus

$17 - $25

6 alternative options

Train via Avignon TGV  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Nice Ville to Avignon TGV Tgv
  2. Take the train from Avignon TGV to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv / ...

$110 - $127

Bus  •  8 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Nice - Bus station to Lyon - Perrache Bus station Ouibus

$18 - $26

Night bus  •  8 h 45 min

  1. Take the night bus from Nice, Nice to Lyon, Lyon Perrache N719

$36 - $57

Rideshare  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Nice to Lyon 294 miles

$32 - $34

Drive  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Nice to Lyon 293 miles

$60 - $95

Fly  •  2 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Lyon (LYS) NCE - LYS

$63 - $284

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Nice to Lyon is to bus which costs 14€ - 22€ and takes 6 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nice to Lyon is to fly which takes 2 h 47 min and costs 50€ - 250€.

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The distance between Nice and Lyon is 297 km. The road distance is 469 km.

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The train from Nice Ville to Lyon Part Dieu takes 4 h 35 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Nice - Bus station and arriving at Lyon - Perrache Bus station. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h 45 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Nice Ville and arriving at Lyon Part Dieu. Services depart every four hours, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 4 h 35 min.

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

TGV operates a train from Nice to Lyon every 4 hours. Tickets cost $100 - $120 and the journey takes 4 h 35 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Nice to Lyon via Fréjus - Saint-Raphaël in around 6 h 29 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 Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $120
1st Class
$140 - $210
Train from Nice Ville to Avignon TGV
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$90 - $130
Train from Avignon TGV to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$70 - $95
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Nice - Bus station to Fréjus - Saint-Raphaël
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Fréjus - Saint-Raphaël to Lyon - Perrache Bus station
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Nice - Bus station to Lyon - Perrache Bus station
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Nice, Nice to Lyon, Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Nice to Lyon
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$32 - $34
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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