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There are 5 ways to get from Aix-en-Provence to Varces-Allières-et-Risset by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  4h 59m

  1. Take the bus from Aix-en-Provence to Grenoble N739 / ...

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Train  •  5h 6m

  1. Take the train from Aix-en-Provence TGV to Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud Tgv
  2. Take the train from Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud to Grenoble Ter

Bus via Gap  •  6h 36m

  1. Take the bus from Aix en Provence - Gare Routière to Gap - Gare SNCF Ler 29
  2. Take the bus from Gare S.N.C.F to Vallier-Liberation T91

Drive  •  2h 49m

  1. Drive from Aix-en-Provence to Varces-Allières-et-Risset 229.5 km

Fly, train  •  5h 56m

  1. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Lyon (LYS) MRS - LYS
  2. Take the train from Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv to Grenoble

Aix-en-Provence to Varces-Allières-et-Risset by bus

The bus journey time between Aix-en-Provence and Varces-Allières-et-Risset is around 4h 59m and covers a distance of around 304 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h. Operated by FlixBus, Blablabus and Tag, the Aix-en-Provence to Varces-Allières-et-Risset bus service departs from Aix-en-Provence and arrives in Varces-Allières-et-Risset, l'Oriel. Typically 25 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

25 Weekly Buses
4h 59m Average Duration
€12 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Aix-en-Provence to Varces-Allières-et-Risset is to bus which costs €12 - €19 and takes 4h 59m.

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The quickest way to get from Aix-en-Provence to Varces-Allières-et-Risset is to drive which costs €29 - €45 and takes 2h 49m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Aix-en-Provence to Varces-Allières-et-Risset. However, there are services departing from Aix-en-Provence and arriving at Varces-Allières-et-Risset, l'Oriel via Grenoble, Gare Routière. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 59m.

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It is 174 km from Aix-en-Provence to Varces-Allières-et-Risset. It is approximately 229.5 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Aix-en-Provence to Varces-Allières-et-Risset without a car is to bus which takes 4h 59m and costs €12 - €19.

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It takes approximately 4h 59m to get from Aix-en-Provence to Varces-Allières-et-Risset, including transfers.

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Aix-en-Provence to Varces-Allières-et-Risset bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Aix-en-Provence station.

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The best way to get from Aix-en-Provence to Varces-Allières-et-Risset is to bus which takes 4h 59m and costs €12 - €19. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €50 - €85 and takes 5h 6m.

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The quickest flight from Marseille Airport to Lyon Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Aix-en-Provence to Varces-Allières-et-Risset bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Grenoble station.

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Map of how to get from Aix-en-Provence to Varces-Allières-et-Risset.
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  • Distance: 174.5 km
  • Duration: 4h 59m

What companies run services between Aix-en-Provence, France and Varces-Allières-et-Risset, France?

FlixBus operates a bus from Aix-en-Provence to Grenoble twice daily. Tickets cost €16 - €19 and the journey takes 3h 30m. Blablabus also services this route twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Aix-en-Provence to Varces-Allières-et-Risset via Gare Aix TGV, Aix-en-Provence TGV, Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud, Grenoble, and Grenoble, Gares in around 5h 6m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Marseille to Lyon
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€65 - €310
Air Senegal
Website
flyairsenegal.com
Flights from Marseille to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€10 - €240
Corsairfly
Website
corsair.com
Flights from Marseille to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
€150 - €410
Train operators
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf-connect.com
Train from Aix-en-Provence TGV to Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€40 - €55
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€45 - €55
1st Class
€40 - €50
Train from Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€29 - €40
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€33 - €39
1st Class
€29 - €34
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€30 - €55
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€12 - €28
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€12 - €18
Rail 1st Class
€19 - €28
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Aix-en-Provence to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€16 - €19
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
blablacar.fr
Bus from Aix-en-Provence to Grenoble - Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€12 - €15
Website
Blablabus
Zou! LER
Phone
+33 4 91 57 50 57
Email
webpresse@maregionsud.fr
Website
zou.maregionsud.fr
Bus from Aix en Provence - Gare Routière to Gap - Gare SNCF
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
Zou! LER
Transisère - itinisère
Phone
04 26 16 38 38
Website
transisere.fr
Bus from Gare S.N.C.F to Vallier-Liberation
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
Transisère - itinisère

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Yes, the driving distance between Aix-en-Provence to Varces-Allières-et-Risset is 229 km. It takes approximately 2h 49m to drive from Aix-en-Provence to Varces-Allières-et-Risset.

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Air Senegal, Corsairfly and Air France offer flights from Marseille Airport to Lyon Airport.

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There are 123+ hotels available in Varces-Allières-et-Risset. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Aix-en-Provence to Marseille Airport is to bus which takes 32 min and costs €2.

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