Lyon to Moûtiers by train

Prices explained

Prices explained

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The cheapest price is the lowest fare we've ever found for this journey. These prices can usually be found by searching when booking opens but they vary due to availability, which depends on factors like the day of the week or time of year.

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30 day and 7 day prices fluctuate based on demand and availability at the time of search. For example, the 7-day price in summer is likely to be more expensive than the same journey in winter.

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  1. Cheapest Price $24.61
  2. 30 day advance $24.61
  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 28m
  • Distance
    132 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 56m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Lyon to Moûtiers by train

Fast trains from Lyon to Moûtiers take around 2 hours and 28 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 132 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Lyon and Moûtiers.

1. Are there direct trains from Lyon to Moûtiers?

Direct trains from Lyon to Moûtiers have been found.

We usually find around 11 direct trains on the route from Lyon to Moûtiers every weekday.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 19 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Lyon to Moûtiers?

The Lyon to Moûtiers train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 28 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Lyon to Moûtiers train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Moûtiers is usually scheduled to depart Lyon around 11:47 and the last train is around 19:08. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Lyon around 07:50, and the last at 19:08.

What's the Lyon to Moûtiers train price?

The cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Lyon to Moûtiers are $24.61, and there isn't much difference in price depending on when you book.

Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $24, and when booking 7 days in advance the price is usually the same. Booking on the day of travel may be more expensive.

When to book Lyon to Moûtiers train tickets?

Trains in France usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Lyon to Moûtiers by train.

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Which train companies operate between Lyon and Moûtiers?

More than one train company operates on the route from Lyon to Moûtiers, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • TER
  • TGV
  • Train Express Regional

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

Moûtiers to Lyon by train

Other journeys to Moûtiers - Salins - Brides-les-Bains View all journeys to Moûtiers - Salins - Brides-les-Bains


It is an easy journey by train from Lyon to Moûtiers-Salins-Brides-les-Bains and other stations in the Tarentaise Valley. The journey from Lyon to Moûtiers wins no prizes for speed but this route gets top marks for scenery. The route is served by regular TER regional trains, with a year-round direct services and additional trains during the winter sports season, especially at weekends.

For extra choice, it’s also possible to take a TER or TGV train from Lyon to Chambéry, changing there onto a connecting train or SNCF bus to Moûtiers. Changing thus at Challes-les-Eaux station in Chambéry opens up several additional options per day.

Lyon to Moûtiers - Salins - Brides-les-Bains

Whether you opt for a direct train to Moûtiers or choose one of the services with a change in Chambéry, your journey in Lyon starts at Part-Dieu station. The route tracks east from the Rhône Valley through terrain that becomes progressively more hilly. Leaving Chambéry, the route skirts the Massif de Bauges. The last hour of the journey becomes ever more dramatic, with fine views of the Vanoise range away to the south.

The fastest TER trains from Lyon-Part-Dieu to Moûtiers-Salins-Brides-les-Bains make just four stops along the way. The principal stations on the journey are Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux and Albertville.

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Child and youth passengers

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