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There are 9 ways to get from Paris to Écrins National Park by train, car, bus, plane or shuttle

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Train, drive  •  6h 13m

  1. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to St Jean De Maurienne Arvan Tgv
  2. Drive from St Jean De Maurienne Arvan to Écrins National Park

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Fly Paris Charles de Gaulle to Turin, train, drive  •  10h 2m

  1. Fly from Paris Charles de Gaulle (CDG) to Turin (TRN) CDG - TRN
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Nuova to Bardonecchia
  3. Drive from Bardonecchia to Écrins National Park

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Train, bus  •  8h 42m

  1. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Grenoble Tgv
  2. Take the bus from Gare Routière to Station - Agence Cars Région Vfd T73

Bus  •  12h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Paris to Lyon Perrache 729 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Lyon Perrache to Grenoble 777 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Gare Routière to Station - Agence Cars Région Vfd T73

Drive  •  6h 51m

  1. Drive from Paris Bercy to Écrins National Park 668.2 km

Fly Paris Charles de Gaulle to Lyon, train, bus  •  8h 34m

  1. Fly from Paris Charles de Gaulle (CDG) to Lyon (LYS) CDG - LYS
  2. Take the train from Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv to Grenoble
  3. Take the bus from Gare Routière to Le Village

Fly Paris Orly to Marseille, shuttle, train  •  8h 48m

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Marseille (MRS) ORY - MRS
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Marseille Airport to Manosque Gare SNCF
  3. Take the train from Manosque Greoux Les Bains to Gap

Fly Paris Charles de Gaulle to Geneva, train, drive  •  8h 38m

  1. Fly from Paris Charles de Gaulle (CDG) to Geneva (GVA) CDG - GVA
  2. Take the train from Geneve to Grenoble Universites Gieres
  3. Drive from Grenoble Universites Gieres to Écrins National Park

Fly Paris Orly to Geneva, train, drive  •  8h 15m

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Geneva (GVA) ORY - GVA
  2. Take the train from Geneve to Grenoble Universites Gieres
  3. Drive from Grenoble Universites Gieres to Écrins National Park

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The cheapest way to get from Paris to Écrins National Park is to train and drive which costs €120 - €170 and takes 6h 13m.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Écrins National Park is to train and drive which costs €120 - €170 and takes 6h 13m.

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It is 535 km from Paris to Écrins National Park. It is approximately 668.2 km to drive.

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It takes approximately 6h 13m to get from Paris to Écrins National Park, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport to Lyon Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Écrins National Park is 668 km. It takes approximately 6h 51m to drive from Paris to Écrins National Park.

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Air France offers flights from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport to Lyon Airport.

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There are 112+ hotels available in Écrins National Park. Prices start at €100 per night.

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The best way to get from Paris to Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport is to train which takes 34 min and costs €5 - €8.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Écrins National Park.
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  • Distance: 535 km
  • Duration: 6h 13m

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

You can take a bus from Paris Bercy to Écrins National Park via Lyon Perrache, Gare Routière, and Station - Agence Cars Région Vfd in around 12h 12m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€50 - €280
Flights from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Turin
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €440
Flights from Paris Orly to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €500
Flights from Paris Orly to Marseille via Ajaccio
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€230 - €750
Flights from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €280
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €280
Flights from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €750
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €340
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Turin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €700
Air Corsica
Website
aircorsica.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Marseille via Ajaccio
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€230 - €750
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
sncf-connect.com
Train from Paris Gare De Lyon to St Jean De Maurienne Arvan
Ave. Duration
3h 39m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€90 - €120
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€90 - €110
1st Class
€100 - €120
Train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€85 - €120
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€85 - €100
1st Class
€95 - €120
Train from Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€29 - €40
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€33 - €39
1st Class
€29 - €34
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Torino Porta Nuova to Bardonecchia
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€6 - €13
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€11 - €13
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
For more information, please visit this page
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 Manosque Greoux Les Bains to Gap
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€16 - €40
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€16 - €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 Geneve to Grenoble Universites Gieres
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€55 - €100
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Bus operators
Transisère - itinisère
Phone
04 26 16 38 38
Website
transisere.fr
Bus from Gare Routière to Station - Agence Cars Région Vfd
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
5 times a day
Schedules at
Transisère - itinisère
Bus from Gare Routière to Le Village
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
5 times a day
Schedules at
Transisère - itinisère
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 Paris to Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€23 - €28
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Lyon Perrache to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 2 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.
For more information, please visit this page
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 Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Lyon - Perrache Bus Station
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€15 - €19
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus Station to Grenoble - Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€8 - €11
Website
Blablabus
Zou! LER
Phone
+33 4 91 57 50 57
Email
webpresse@maregionsud.fr
Website
zou.maregionsud.fr
Bus from Grenoble - Gare Routière to Le Freney-d'Oisans - Village
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
Zou! LER
Payan
Website
payan-voyages.com
Shuttle from Marseille Airport to Manosque Gare SNCF
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€11 - €14
Schedules at
payan-voyages.com

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