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Lyon to Briançon by train

It takes an average of 7h 5m to travel from Lyon to Briançon by train, over a distance of around 106 miles (171 km). There are normally 3 trains per day travelling from Lyon to Briançon and tickets for this journey start from $51.08 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 6h 59m
PriceFrom $51.08
Distance106 miles (171 km)
Frequency3 trains per day
First train05:28
Last train13:06
Departure stationLyon
Arrival stationBriançon
Changes1 change

Lyon to Briançon train times

Check out the next trains departing from Lyon to Briançon for Tuesday May 25th 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
05:28 12:28 7h 0m, 1 change
09:36 16:35 6h 59m, 1 change
13:06 20:24 7h 18m, 1 change

Cheap train tickets from Lyon to Briançon

The price of train tickets from Lyon to Briançon starts at $51.08 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Lyon to Briançon by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

FAQs for Lyon to Briançon

Want to know more about your journey from Lyon to Briançon? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Lyon to Briançon take?

The average journey time by train between Lyon and Briançon is 7 hours and 5 minutes, with around 3 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Lyon and Briançon by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Lyon to Briançon is 6 hours and 59 minutes.

How much does the train from Lyon to Briançon cost?

Train tickets from Lyon to Briançon can start from as little as $51.08 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Lyon to Briançon?

No, there are no direct train services from Lyon to Briançon. Travelling from Lyon to Briançon by train will require a minimum of 1 change.

What time does the first train from Lyon to Briançon leave?

The first train from Lyon to Briançon leaves at 05:28. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Lyon to Briançon leave?

The last train from Lyon to Briançon leaves at 13:06. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Lyon and Briançon by train?

Trains travelling from Lyon to Briançon cover a distance of around 106 miles (171 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Briançon to Lyon.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Lyon to Briançon for a typical week day using timetable data for 05/25/2021. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 03/08/2021 for travel on 03/08/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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