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There are 6 ways to get from Lyon to Écrins National Park by train, car or bus

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 Lyon Part Dieu to Grenoble
  2. Drive from Jarrie - Vizille to Écrins National Park

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Grenoble
  2. Take the bus from Gare Routiere to Les 2 Alpes Point Info

Train, bus via 2 Alpes Agence Vfd

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Grenoble
  2. Take the bus from Gare Routiere to 2 Alpes Agence Vfd

Train, bus via 2 Alpes Agence Vfd #2

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Grenoble
  2. Take the bus from Gare Routiere to 2 Alpes Agence Vfd

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus Station to Grenoble - Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Gare Routiere to Les 2 Alpes Palais Des Sports

Drive

  1. Drive from Lyon to Écrins National Park

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The cheapest way to get from Lyon to Écrins National Park is to drive which costs €23 - €35 and takes 2h 39m.

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The quickest way to get from Lyon to Écrins National Park is to drive which costs €23 - €35 and takes 2h 39m.

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The distance between Lyon and Écrins National Park is 149 km. The road distance is 198 km.

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It takes approximately 3h 26m to get from Lyon to Écrins National Park, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lyon to Écrins National Park is 198 km. It takes approximately 2h 39m to drive from Lyon to Écrins National Park.

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

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Map of how to get from Lyon to Écrins National Park.
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  • Distance: 148.8 km
  • Duration: 3h 26m

What companies run services between Lyon, France and Écrins National Park, France?

You can take a bus from Lyon to Écrins National Park via Gare Routiere and Les 2 Alpes Palais Des Sports in around 6h 2m.

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.

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 15 minutes
Estimated price
€17 - €40
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€17 - €24
Rail 1st Class
€25 - €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 Part Dieu to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€40 - €80
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Bus operators
Transaltitude
Phone
+33 (0)820 083 838
Website
transaltitude.fr
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
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
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 Lyon - Perrache Bus Station to Grenoble - Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €11
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 Lyon Perrache to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€8 - €10
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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