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There are 7 ways to get from Dublin to Aix-les-Bains by plane, train, car ferry, bus and ferry, bus, night bus or car

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Fly to Lyon, train  •  6h 42m

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Lyon (LYS) DUB - LYS
  2. Take the train from Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv to Aix Les Bains Le Revard

€82 - €159

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Bus and ferry, bus  •  30h 53m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to London Victoria 871
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London to Lille
  3. Take the bus from Lille to Lyon Perrache
  4. Take the bus from Lyon Perrache to Aix-les-Bains 766

€62 - €81

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Fly to Geneva, train  •  6h 51m

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Geneva (GVA) DUB - GVA
  2. Take the train from Geneve to Aix Les Bains Le Revard

€100 - €190

Car ferry, train  •  16h 18m

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Take the train from Holyhead to London Euston
  3. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Marne La Vallee Chessy Eil
  4. Take the train from Marne La Vallee Chessy to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv
  5. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard Ter

€390 - €1025

Car ferry, train via Cherbourg-Octeville  •  29h 31m

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Cherbourg
  2. Take the train from Cherbourg to Paris St Lazare Ter
  3. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard Tgv

€241 - €402

Bus and ferry, bus, night bus, train  •  31h 52m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to London Victoria 871
  2. Take the bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
  3. Take the night bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Mâcon
  4. Take the train from Mâcon-Loché TGV to Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard Tgv

€76 - €103

Car ferry, drive  •  28h 18m

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Cherbourg
  2. Drive from Cherbourg to Aix-les-Bains

€169 - €225

Dublin to Aix-les-Bains by car ferry, walk, train and subway

The journey time between Dublin and Aix-les-Bains is around 18h 3m and covers a distance of around 1561 km. The fastest journey normally takes 14h 3m. Operated by Stena Line, Irish Ferries, Avanti West Coast and others, the Dublin to Aix-les-Bains service departs from Dublin and arrives in Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard. Typically six services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
18h 3m
Fastest journey time:
14h 3m
Services per week:
6
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
93 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
02:15
Last service departs at:
02:15

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Dublin to Aix-les-Bains car ferry, walk, train and subway schedules

Car ferry services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Aix-les-Bains is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Aix-les-Bains is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Aix-les-Bains is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 130 000.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Aix-les-Bains is to bus and ferry and bus which costs €60 - €85 and takes 30h 53m.

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The fastest way to get from Dublin to Aix-les-Bains is to fly and train. Taking this option will cost €80 - €160 and takes 6h 42m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dublin to Aix-les-Bains. However, there are services departing from Dublin and arriving at Boulevard Wilson via London, Lille, Lyon Perrache and Drumettaz Centre Commercial. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 30h 53m.

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The distance between Dublin and Aix-les-Bains is 1219 km.

The best way to get from Dublin to Aix-les-Bains without a car is to car ferry and train which takes 16h 18m and costs €390 - €1100.

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It takes approximately 6h 42m to get from Dublin to Aix-les-Bains, including transfers.

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Dublin to Aix-les-Bains bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Dublin station.

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The quickest flight from Dublin Airport to Lyon Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 15m.

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Dublin to Aix-les-Bains bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Aix-les-Bains station.

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Aix-les-Bains is 1h ahead of Dublin. It is currently 10:45 AM in Dublin and 11:45 AM in Aix-les-Bains.

Map of how to get from Dublin to Aix-les-Bains.
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  • Distance: 1218.5 km
  • Duration: 6h 42m

What companies run services between Dublin, Ireland and Aix-les-Bains, France?

There is no direct connection from Dublin to Aix-les-Bains. However, you can take the bus to Dublin Airport, take the walk to Dublin airport, fly to Lyon, take the walk to Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv, then take the train to Aix-les-Bains. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Dublin Airport, take the walk to Dublin airport, fly to Geneva, take the walk to Genève-Aéroport, take the train to Geneve, then take the train to Aix-les-Bains.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dublin to Lyon
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€70 - €500
Flights from Dublin to Lyon via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €950
Flights from Dublin to Geneva
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€55 - €250
Flights from Dublin to Geneva via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €490
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dublin to Lyon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €240
Flights from Dublin to Geneva via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €200
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to Lyon
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €500
Flights from Dublin to Geneva
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€55 - €250
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dublin to Lyon via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €320
Flights from Dublin to Lyon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €320
Flights from Dublin to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €330
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Dublin to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €300
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Dublin to Geneva
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€75 - €280
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Dublin to Geneva via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
€100 - €290
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
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv to Aix Les Bains Le Revard
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€27 - €40
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€32 - €37
1st Class
€27 - €32
Train from Marne La Vallee Chessy to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€70 - €90
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€70 - €85
1st Class
€75 - €90
Train from Macon Loche Tgv to Aix Les Bains Le Revard
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€35 - €45
1st Class
€30 - €40
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 Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV to Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€30 - €60
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Geneve to Aix Les Bains Le Revard
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€29 - €55
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Marne-la-Vallée-Chessy TGV to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€110 - €210
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €70
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€130 - €240
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Mâcon-Loché TGV to Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€40 - €80
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 Lyon Part Dieu to Aix Les Bains Le Revard
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€15 - €35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€15 - €22
Rail 1st Class
€24 - €35
Train from Cherbourg to Paris St Lazare
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €85
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€40 - €65
Rail 1st Class
€55 - €85
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from Dublin to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
12h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€14 - €19
Website
National Express
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus and ferry from London to Lille
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€9 - €13
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lille to Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Lyon Perrache to Aix-les-Bains
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€8 - €10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€16 - €20
Website
Blablabus
Night bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Mâcon
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€14 - €18
Website
Blablabus
Ferry operators
Irish Ferries
Phone
+353 818 300 400
Email
info@irishferries.com
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€33 - €37
Website
Irish Ferries
Car
€120 - €140
On Foot
€33 - €37
Car ferry from Dublin to Cherbourg
Ave. Duration
19h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€65 - €80
Website
Irish Ferries
Car
€120 - €140
On Foot
€65 - €80

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