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There are 4 ways to get from Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV to Villefontaine by tram, train, taxi, car or towncar

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Rhonexpress, train  •  1h 2m

  1. Take the Rhonexpress from Lyon Airport to Lyon Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu Aéroport Lyon
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to La Verpilliere Ter / ...

30€ - 44€

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  17 min

  1. Take a taxi from Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV to Villefontaine 21.6 km

45€ - 60€

Drive  •  17 min

  1. Drive from Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV to Villefontaine 21.6 km

2€ - 4€

Towncar  •  16 min

  1. Take a town car from Lyon Airport to Villefontaine 21 km

65€ - 95€

Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV → Villefontaine
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Villefontaine is 800 130 000.

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The social distance requirement in Villefontaine is 1 metre.

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The cheapest way to get from Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV to Villefontaine is to drive which costs 2€ - 4€ and takes 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV to Villefontaine is to towncar which costs 65€ - 95€ and takes 16 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV to Villefontaine. However, there are services departing from Lyon Airport and arriving at La Verpilliere via Lyon Part Dieu. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 2m.

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The distance between Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV and Villefontaine is 13 km. The road distance is 21.6 km.

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The best way to get from Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV to Villefontaine without a car is to Rhonexpress and train which takes 1h 2m and costs 29€ - 45€.

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It takes approximately 1h 2m to get from Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV to Villefontaine, including transfers.

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Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV to Villefontaine train services, operated by Lyon Rhônexpress, depart from Lyon Airport station.

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Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV to Villefontaine train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at La Verpilliere station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV to Villefontaine is 22 km. It takes approximately 17 min to drive from Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV to Villefontaine.

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There are 99+ hotels available in Villefontaine. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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Map of how to get from Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV to Villefontaine.
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  • Distance: 13.4 km
  • Duration: 1h 2m

What companies run services between Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV, France and Villefontaine, France?

There is no direct connection from Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV to Villefontaine. However, you can take the Rhonexpress to Lyon Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu, take the walk to Lyon Part Dieu, then take the train to La Verpilliere. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Villefontaine.

Train operators
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 La Verpilliere
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
5€ - 17€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
5€ - 9€
Rail 1st Class
12€ - 17€
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-Part-Dieu to La Verpillière
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
15€ - 28€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Other operators
Taxi from Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV to Villefontaine
Ave. Duration
17 min
Estimated price
45€ - 60€
Taxi Transport Lyon Rhône-Alpes
Phone
+33 4 37 25 83 67
Website
transportrhonealpes.com
Taxi Lyonnais
Phone
+33 4 78 26 81 81
Website
tl.fr
Taxi Lyon
Phone
+33 4 72 10 86 86
Website
taxilyon.com
Allo LJ Taxi
Phone
+33 6 10 12 42 95
Activ' Taxi
Phone
+33 6 07 23 08 76
Website
taxibourgoinjallieu.fr
Jayride
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Lyon Airport to Villefontaine
Estimated price
65€ - 95€

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