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There are 5 ways to get from Val Thorens to Lyon by train, bus, car or shuttle

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Train  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from St-Michel-Valloire to Chambery-Challes-E Lyon - / ...
  2. Take the train from Chambery-Challes-E to Lyon Part Dieu Lyon - / ...

$58 - $84

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Les Ménuires to Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport Ouibus

$19 - $28

3 alternative options

Bus via Moutiers  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Val Thorens to Moutiers T3
  2. Take the bus from Moutiers to Lyon Gare Perrache Ouibus

$19 - $26

Drive  •  2 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Val Thorens to Lyon 133.5 miles

$28 - $45

Shuttle  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Val Thorens Arolles to Lyon Airport

$56 - $96

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The cheapest way to get from Val Thorens to Lyon is to bus which costs 16€ - 24€ and takes 4 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from Val Thorens to Lyon is to drive which costs 24€ - 40€ and takes 2 h 21 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Val Thorens to Lyon. However, there are services departing from Val Thorens and arriving at Lyon Gare Perrache via Moutiers. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 15 min.

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The distance between Val Thorens and Lyon is 144 km. The road distance is 213.6 km.

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The best way to get from Val Thorens to Lyon without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 3 min and costs 16€ - 24€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 37 min to get from Val Thorens to Lyon, including transfers.

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Val Thorens to Lyon bus services, operated by Altibus, depart from Val Thorens station.

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The best way to get from Val Thorens to Lyon is to train which takes 4 h 37 min and costs 50€ - 75€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 16€ - 24€ and takes 4 h 3 min.

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Val Thorens to Lyon bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Lyon Gare Perrache station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Val Thorens to Lyon is 214 km. It takes approximately 2 h 21 min to drive from Val Thorens to Lyon.

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Map of how to get from Val Thorens to Lyon.
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  • Distance: 90.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 37 min

What companies run services between Val Thorens, France and Lyon, France?

You can take a train from Val Thorens to Lyon via St-Michel-Valloire and Chambery-Challes-E in around 4 h 37 min. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Val Thorens to Lyon twice a week. Tickets cost $7 - $11 and the journey takes 3 h 15 min.

Train operators
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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Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from St-Michel-Valloire to Chambery-Challes-E
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $27
1st Class
$24 - $40
Train from Chambery-Challes-E to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $30
1st Class
$28 - $45
Bus operators
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 Les Ménuires to Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Moutiers to Lyon Gare Perrache
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
Ouibus
Altibus
Phone
0 820 320 368
Email
info@altibus.com
Website
altibus.com
Bus from Val Thorens to Moutiers
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
altibus.com
BensBus
Email
info@nofussbus.co.uk
Website
bensbus.co.uk
Shuttle from Val Thorens Arolles to Lyon Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$45 - $80
More information at
BensBus

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