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Route overview
Avg. journey time6h 00m
Trains per day2
Fare range€25.00 - €139.00
Distance300km
Train operators
First & last trains
First train departs at06:28
Last train departs at21:36
Fastest journey
Fastest route4h 30m
ChangesDirect
Stations
Origin StationLyon
Destination StationNice

Lyon to Nice train times

Check out the next trains departing from Lyon to Nice for Tuesday 22nd Jan 2019. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
09:10
14:38
Lyon
Nice
5h 28m
1 change
10:32
15:06
Lyon
Nice
4h 34m
1 change
11:36
16:06
Lyon
Nice
4h 30m
1 change
14:06
19:38
Lyon
Nice
5h 32m
1 change
14:24
21:38
Lyon
Nice
7h 14m
2 changes

SNCF and TGV trains from Lyon to Nice

You can travel from Lyon to Nice on SNCF and TGV trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

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SNCF TGV

SNCF is the national train operator of France. It operates all domestic trains and routes across France, as well as international services to Spain and Germany. There are three different types of domestic trains that operate under the SNCF banner – TGV (high-speed, full-service trains that connect the major cities in France), Intercités (usually a more frequent stopping service, but with all the amenities), and TER (regional train services with basic onboard facilities).

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SNCF TGV

TGV is the high-speed train service of the SNCF company. It connects the major cities of France at speeds of up to 320 km/h. All TGV trains are equipped with a food carriage, a free WiFi connection, power sockets and removable shelves. Two comfort classes are offered – First Class and Second Class, with more flexible train tickets and access to the Grand Voyageur lounge in some stations.

Everything you need to know about your train journey

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

Lyon to Nice train prices

Train tickets from Lyon to Nice start at €25.00 if purchased from 3 to 6 months in advance. Prices for train journeys from Lyon to Nice start at €69.18 when you book at least 28 days in advance.** Tickets usually go on sale 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.

28 days
in advance
€69.18
14 days
in advance
€71.60
Avg. single price
On the day
€86.69
Avg. single price

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

The average journey time between Lyon and Nice is 6 hours and 0 minutes and the fastest journey time is 4 hours and 30 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 10 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 06:28. The last train from Lyon to Nice departs at 21:36. 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 2 direct trains from Lyon to Nice. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Nice to Lyon. If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from Lyon to Nice.
*Average savings on fares booked prior to day of travel vs full price fares on day of travel in France. Subject to availability. Excludes coach. / **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 22/01/2019. 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 18/10/2018 for travel on 18/10/2018 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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