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There are 4 ways to get from Lyon to Varces-Allières-et-Risset by train, bus or car

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, line 26 bus

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Grenoble
  2. Take the line 26 bus from Grenoble, Gares to Varces-Allières-et-Risset, l'Oriel

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Train, line 26 bus #2

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Grenoble
  2. Take the line 26 bus from Grenoble, Gares to Varces-Allières-et-Risset, l'Oriel

Bus, line 26 bus

  1. Take the bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus Station to Grenoble - Bus Station
  2. Take the line 26 bus from Grenoble, Gare Routière to Varces-Allières-et-Risset, l'Oriel

Drive

  1. Drive from Lyon to Varces-Allières-et-Risset

Lyon to Varces-Allières-et-Risset by train and bus

The journey time between Lyon and Varces-Allières-et-Risset is around 2h 52m and covers a distance of around 145 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h. Operated by SNCF and Tag, the Lyon to Varces-Allières-et-Risset service departs from Lyon Part Dieu and arrives in Varces-Allières-et-Risset, l'Oriel. Typically 75 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

75 Weekly Services
2h 52m Average Duration
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The cheapest way to get from Lyon to Varces-Allières-et-Risset is to drive which costs €14 - €21 and takes 1h 11m.

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The fastest way to get from Lyon to Varces-Allières-et-Risset is to drive which takes 1h 11m and costs €14 - €21.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lyon station to Varces-Allières-et-Risset. However, there are services departing from Lyon - Perrache Bus Station and arriving at Varces-Allières-et-Risset, l'Oriel via Grenoble, Gare Routière. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h.

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The distance between Lyon and Varces-Allières-et-Risset is 98 km. The road distance is 113 km.

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The best way to get from Lyon to Varces-Allières-et-Risset without a car is to train and line 26 bus which takes 2h 52m and costs .

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It takes approximately 2h 52m to get from Lyon to Varces-Allières-et-Risset, including transfers.

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Lyon to Varces-Allières-et-Risset bus services, operated by Blablabus, depart from Lyon - Perrache Bus Station.

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Lyon to Varces-Allières-et-Risset bus services, operated by Tag, arrive at Varces-Allières-et-Risset, l'Oriel station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lyon to Varces-Allières-et-Risset is 113 km. It takes approximately 1h 11m to drive from Lyon to Varces-Allières-et-Risset.

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Map of how to get from Lyon to Varces-Allières-et-Risset.
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  • Distance: 98.2 km
  • Duration: 2h 52m

What companies run services between Lyon, France and Varces-Allières-et-Risset, France?

You can take a bus from Lyon to Varces-Allières-et-Risset via Grenoble, Gare Routière in around 3h.

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 Grenoble
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
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
Tag
Phone
04 38 70 38 70
Website
tag.fr
Bus from Grenoble, Gares to Varces-Allières-et-Risset, l'Oriel
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
TAG
Bus from Grenoble, Gare Routière to Varces-Allières-et-Risset, l'Oriel
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
TAG
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 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 35m
Frequency
Every 4 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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