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There are 7 ways to get from Paris to Les Écrins by train, bus, plane or shuttle

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

  1. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Saint-Michel-Valloire

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Fly Paris Orly to Geneva, train

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Geneva (GVA)
  2. Take the train from Geneve to Chambery Challes Les Eaux
  3. Take the train from Chambery Challes Les Eaux to St Michel Valloire

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Grenoble
  2. Take the bus from Gares to Agence Cars Région Vfd

Fly Paris Charles de Gaulle to Lyon, train, bus

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

Fly Paris Charles de Gaulle to Turin, train, travel

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

Fly Paris Orly to Marseille, shuttle, train

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

Fly Paris Charles de Gaulle to Geneva, train

  1. Fly from Paris Charles de Gaulle (CDG) to Geneva (GVA)
  2. Take the train from Geneve to Chambery Challes Les Eaux
  3. Take the train from Chambery Challes Les Eaux to St Michel Valloire

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The cheapest way to get from Paris to Les Écrins is to train which costs €90 - €130 and takes 5h 2m.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Les Écrins is to train which costs €90 - €130 and takes 5h 2m.

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The distance between Paris and Les Écrins is 533 km.

The best way to get from Paris to Les Écrins without a car is to train which takes 5h 2m and costs €90 - €130.

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It takes approximately 5h 2m to get from Paris to Les Écrins, 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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Air France offers flights from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport to Lyon Airport.

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There are 139+ hotels available in Les Écrins. Prices start at €87 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 Les Écrins.
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  • Distance: 532.9 km
  • Duration: 5h 2m

What companies run services between Paris, France and Les Écrins, France?

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Saint-Michel-Valloire 5 times a week. Tickets cost €180 - €320 and the journey takes 4h 22m. TGV inOui also services this route 4 times a week.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €210
Flights from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Turin
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €430
Flights from Paris Orly to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €310
Flights from Paris Orly to Marseille via Ajaccio
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €470
Flights from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €300
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €300
Flights from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €390
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €190
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Turin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€100 - €550
Flights from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Turin via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €340
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Turin
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€26 - €650
Air Corsica
Website
aircorsica.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Marseille via Ajaccio
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €470
Train operators
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 Paris Gare de Lyon to Saint-Michel-Valloire
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€180 - €320
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€160 - €300
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €75
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux to Saint-Michel-Valloire
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €60
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Paris Gare De Lyon to St Michel Valloire
Ave. Duration
4h 24m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€90 - €130
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€90 - €110
1st Class
€100 - €130
Train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
Frequency
Every 4 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
1h 4m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€29 - €40
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€33 - €39
1st Class
€29 - €34
Train from Chambery Challes Les Eaux to St Michel Valloire
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€24 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€29 - €34
1st Class
€24 - €28
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 Paris Gare De Lyon to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€60 - €120
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€60 - €95
Rail 1st Class
€80 - €120
Train from Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€15 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€15 - €22
Rail 1st Class
€23 - €35
Train from Manosque Greoux Les Bains to L'argentiere Les Ecrins
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€24 - €50
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€24 - €35
Rail 1st Class
€30 - €50
Train from Geneve to Chambery Challes Les Eaux
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€13 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€13 - €20
Rail 1st Class
€21 - €35
Train from Chambery Challes Les Eaux to St Michel Valloire
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€11 - €28
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€11 - €17
Rail 1st Class
€19 - €28
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.
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Bus operators
Isère - Transisère
Phone
04 26 16 38 38
Website
itinisere.fr
Bus from Gares to Agence Cars Région Vfd
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
Isère - Transisère
Zou! Lignes Express Régionales
Phone
+33 4 91 57 50 57
Email
webpresse@maregionsud.fr
Website
zou.maregionsud.fr
Bus from Grenoble - Gare Routière to Les Fréaux la Grave
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
Zou! Lignes Express Régionales
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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