Route overview
Avg. journey time4h 50m
Trains per day4
Fare range€18 - €184
Train operators
First & last trains
First train departs at06:31
Last train departs at18:05
Fastest journey
Fastest route4h 33m
Origin StationLyon
Destination StationNice

Train times for Tue 21 Aug

5h 30m
1 change
4h 35m
1 change
4h 33m
4h 35m
1 change
4h 41m

Everything you need to know about your train journey

Information included in this video is correct as of 10/12/16

When is the best time to buy tickets?

Buying tickets in advance can save you money. Prices for train journeys from Lyon to Nice start at €75.45 when you book at least 28 days in advance.*

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What is the minimum price of a ticket from Lyon to Nice?

The minimum price of a train ticket from Lyon to Nice is €17.9. To buy train tickets from Lyon to Nice for the lowest price possible, we recommend that you book your tickets as early as possible. Tickets go on sale usually 3 months in advance, yet in some rare cases this can be up to 6 months. For more precise information on when you can book your tickets or whether there are any promotional sales, click here.

How long does it take to travel from Lyon to Nice by train?

The average journey time between Lyon and Nice is 4 hours and 50 minutes and the fastest journey time is 4 hours and 33 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 14 trains per day travelling from Lyon to Nice. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What time is the first and last train of the day from Lyon to Nice?

The first train from Lyon to Nice departs at 06:31. The last train from Lyon to Nice departs at 18:05. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services. Alternatively, some popular routes may run throughout the night at a reduced frequency. There may also be less services on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Are there direct train services between Lyon and Nice?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Lyon to Nice without having to change trains. There are 4 direct trains from Lyon to Nice. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

How do I get back to Lyon?

By train, of course. See trains from Nice to Lyon.

  • *Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. "14 days in advance" includes days 13 and 15.
  • **The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Lyon to Nice for a typical week day using timetable data for 21/08/2018. 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 22/05/2018 for travel on 22/05/2018 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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