For short distances like between Lyon and Nice, busses and carpooling are good alternatives to the train, thanks to their low costs. Also, busses have the advantage of getting to the smallest towns where the is no train station.
What are the departure and arrival stations in Lyon and Nice?
Trains leave Lyon from Lyon Part Dieu or Lyon Perrache and arrive at Nice Ville.
How many train connections exist to go from Lyon to Nice per day?
If you need to travel to Nice from Lyon please know that there are 9 train connections every day. Please know that there exist 5 routes with at least one change versus 3 direct lines. Therefore, choosing a trip including a change is sometimes more efficient although it is longer especially if there are too few connections and if you look for a ticket at the last minute. Yet, considering choosing a ticket for a direct line seems to be the best option if your priority is to stay in the same train for the whole trip.
How long do you need to get to Nice by train?
On average, it takes 5 hours and 35 minutes to get to Nice by train, but you will need 4 hours and 33 minutes with the fastest trains. The first one is available at 07:12, whereas the last one leaves Lyon at 18:06.