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There are 11 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Écrins National Park by train, car, bus or plane

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, drive

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Lyon Part Dieu
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Grenoble
  3. Drive from Jarrie - Vizille to Écrins National Park

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Fly to Turin, train, drive

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Turin (TRN)
  2. Take the train from Turin Porta Susa to Oulx Cesana Claviere Sestriere
  3. Drive from Oulx Cesana Claviere Sestriere to Écrins National Park

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Basel SBB
  2. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Bern
  3. Take the train from Bern to Genève
  4. Take the train from Geneve to Grenoble
  5. Take the bus from Gare Routiere to 2 Alpes Agence Vfd

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt Main Central Train Station to Geneva Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Geneva - Airport to Grenoble - Bus Station
  3. Take the bus from Gare Routiere to Les 2 Alpes Palais Des Sports

Bus via Strasbourg

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt Flughafen T1 to Strasbourg Boulevard de Metz
  2. Take the bus from Strasbourg to Grenoble - Bus Station
  3. Take the bus from Gare Routiere to 2 Alpes Agence Vfd

Drive

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Écrins National Park

Fly to Geneva, train, drive

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Geneva (GVA)
  2. Take the train from Geneve to Grenoble Universités - Gières
  3. Drive from Grenoble Universités - Gières to Écrins National Park

Fly to Lyon, train, bus

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Lyon (LYS)
  2. Take the train from Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV to Grenoble
  3. Take the bus from Gare Routiere to Les 2 Alpes Point Info

Fly to Marseille, drive

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Marseille (MRS)
  2. Drive from Marseille to Écrins National Park

Fly to Milan Malpensa, train, drive

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Milan Malpensa (MXP)
  2. Take the train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Porta Garibaldi
  3. Take the train from Milano Porta Garibaldi to Oulx Cesana Claviere Sestriere
  4. Drive from Oulx Cesana Claviere Sestriere to Écrins National Park

Fly to Milan Linate, train, drive

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Milan Linate (LIN)
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Bardonecchia
  3. Drive from Bardonecchia to Écrins National Park

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The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Écrins National Park is to bus which costs €60 - €90 and takes 15h 14m.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Écrins National Park is to fly and drive which costs €60 - €400 and takes 6h 36m.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Écrins National Park is 612 km. The road distance is 817.3 km.

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It takes approximately 9h 33m to get from Frankfurt am Main to Écrins National Park, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Geneva Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt am Main to Écrins National Park is 817 km. It takes approximately 8h 14m to drive from Frankfurt am Main to Écrins National Park.

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Swiss and Lufthansa offer flights from Frankfurt Airport to Geneva Airport.

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There are 146+ hotels available in Écrins National Park. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Frankfurt Airport is to train which takes 16 min and costs €3 - €5.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt am Main to Écrins National Park.
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  • Distance: 612.4 km
  • Duration: 9h 33m

What companies run services between Frankfurt am Main, Germany and Écrins National Park, France?

You can take a bus from Frankfurt am Main to Écrins National Park via Geneva Bus Station, Genève, Cornavin, Genève-Aéroport, Terminal, Geneva - Airport, Gare Routiere, and Les 2 Alpes Palais Des Sports in around 15h 14m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €600
Flights from Frankfurt to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €600
Flights from Frankfurt to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€130 - €600
Flights from Frankfurt to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €400
Flights from Frankfurt to Lyon via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €400
Flights from Frankfurt to Turin
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €700
Flights from Frankfurt to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €750
Flights from Frankfurt to Marseille via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €750
Flights from Frankfurt to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €340
Flights from Frankfurt to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €410
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €600
Flights from Frankfurt to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€130 - €600
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Frankfurt to Turin
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €700
Flights from Frankfurt to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €410
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€50 - €220
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Lyon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€160 - €430
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Marseille via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€120 - €650
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Frankfurt to Milan Malpensa via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€130 - €230
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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
5h 59m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€100 - €150
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€100 - €130
1st Class
€120 - €150
Train from Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€29 - €40
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€33 - €39
1st Class
€29 - €34
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€17 - €40
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€17 - €24
Rail 1st Class
€25 - €40
Train from Geneve to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€21 - €45
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€21 - €30
Rail 1st Class
€30 - €45
Train from Geneve to Grenoble Universités - Gières
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€20 - €45
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€20 - €29
Rail 1st Class
€29 - €45
Train from Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€15 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€15 - €22
Rail 1st Class
€23 - €35
Train from Turin Porta Susa to Oulx Cesana Claviere Sestriere
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€10 - €26
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€10 - €15
Rail 1st Class
€17 - €26
Train from Milano Porta Garibaldi to Oulx Cesana Claviere Sestriere
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€26 - €55
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€26 - €40
Rail 1st Class
€35 - €55
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€60 - €85
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Basel Sbb to Bern
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€25 - €35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€30 - €50
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Basel Sbb to Bern
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€15 - €22
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€70 - €100
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Basel Sbb to Bern
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€35 - €65
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Bern to Genève
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€40 - €75
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Geneve to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€50 - €95
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
SBB GmbH
Phone
+49 (0) 7531 915109
Email
info@sbb-deutschland.de
Website
sbb-deutschland.de
Train from Basel SBB to Bern
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
SBB GmbH
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Oulx-Cesana-Clav.-S.
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€9 - €45
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€9 - €14
Base Standard
€23 - €35
Base Premium
€30 - €45
Train from Milano Centrale to Bardonecchia
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€19 - €70
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€19 - €26
Base Standard
€35 - €55
Base Premium
€45 - €70
Trenord

Trenord operates regional and suburban lines throughout Italy’s Lombardy region, including the Malapensa Express from Milan’s Malapensa Airport and local lines around Lake Como and the Italian Lakes. Trenord train tickets can be purchased from machines at any train station and don’t need to be booked in advance.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 02 7249 4494
Email
my-link@trenord.it
Website
trenord.it
Train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Porta Garibaldi
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€4 - €6
Website
Trenord
Malpensa Express
Phone
02 72 49 49 49
Website
malpensaexpress.it
Train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Porta Garibaldi
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €15
Website
Malpensa Express
2nd Class
€11 - €15
Bus operators
Transaltitude
Phone
+33 (0)820 083 838
Website
transaltitude.fr
Bus from Gare Routiere to 2 Alpes Agence Vfd
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€17 - €20
Website
Transaltitude
Bus from Gare Routiere to Les 2 Alpes Palais Des Sports
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€17 - €20
Website
Transaltitude
Bus from Gare Routiere to Les 2 Alpes Point Info
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€17 - €20
Website
Transaltitude
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Frankfurt Main Central Train Station to Geneva Bus Station
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€16 - €23
Website
RegioJet
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
fr.ouibus.com
Bus from Geneva - Airport to Grenoble - Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€9 - €12
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Strasbourg to Grenoble - Bus Station
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€18 - €23
Website
Blablabus
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Geneva Airport to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€10 - €12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Strasbourg to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€29 - €35
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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Lufthansa Express Bus
Phone
+49 (0)89-32304-0
Email
info@airportbus-muenchen.de
Website
airportbus-muenchen.de
Bus from Frankfurt Flughafen T1 to Strasbourg Boulevard de Metz
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Lufthansa Express Bus

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