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There are 5 ways to get from Lyon to Risoul by train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  5h 55m

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Valence TGV Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Valence TGV to Montdauphin-Guill. Romans/Briancon / ...

$59 - $88

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Train via Valence Ville  •  6h 19m

  1. Take the train from Lyon Jean Macé to Valence Ville Lyon-Perrache - Valence-Ville / ...
  2. Take the train from Valence Ville to Montdauphin-Guill. Romans/Briancon / ...

$54 - $88

3 alternative options

Bus  •  7h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Grenoble 709 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Gare Routière to Gare SNCF Briançon 35

Train, bus  •  7h 15m

  1. Take the train from Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu to Gare de Grenoble
  2. Take the train from Gare de Grenoble to Gare de Gap
  3. Take the bus from Gare SNCF Gap to Gare Routière 29

Drive  •  3h 19m

  1. Drive from Lyon to Risoul 161.6 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Lyon to Risoul is to drive which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 3h 19m.

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The quickest way to get from Lyon to Risoul is to drive which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 3h 19m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lyon to Risoul. However, there are services departing from Lyon, Lyon Perrache and arriving at Gare Routière via Gare Routière and Gare SNCF Briançon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 5m.

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The distance between Lyon and Risoul is 186 km. The road distance is 258.5 km.

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The best way to get from Lyon to Risoul without a car is to train which takes 5h 55m and costs 50€ - 80€.

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It takes approximately 5h 55m to get from Lyon to Risoul, including transfers.

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Lyon to Risoul bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Lyon, Lyon Perrache station.

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The best way to get from Lyon to Risoul is to train which takes 5h 55m and costs 50€ - 80€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 7h 5m.

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Lyon to Risoul bus services, operated by Ler, arrive at Gare SNCF Briançon station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lyon to Risoul is 259 km. It takes approximately 3h 19m to drive from Lyon to Risoul.

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Map of how to get from Lyon to Risoul.
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  • Distance: 116.3 miles
  • Duration: 5h 55m

What companies run services between Lyon, France and Risoul, France?

You can take a train from Lyon to Risoul via Valence TGV, Montdauphin-Guill., and Mont-Dauphin - Gare SNCF in around 5h 55m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lyon to Risoul via Gare Routière and Gare SNCF Briançon in around 7h 5m.

Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
34m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $30
1st Class
$43 - $46
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $30
1st Class
$27 - $45
Train from Valence TGV to Montdauphin-Guill.
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $50
1st Class
$50 - $75
Train from Lyon Jean Macé to Valence Ville
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $30
1st Class
$28 - $45
Train from Valence Ville to Montdauphin-Guill.
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$45 - $75
Train from Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu to Gare de Grenoble
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$24 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
Train from Gare de Grenoble to Gare de Gap
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$24 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Lyon Gare Perrache to Grenoble - Bus station
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Ouibus
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Lyon to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Schedules at
isilines.com
Ler
Bus from Gare Routière to Gare SNCF Briançon
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Bus from Gare SNCF Gap to Gare Routière
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours

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