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There are 7 ways to get from Vienna to Villefontaine by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Lyon, train  •  5h 33m

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Lyon (LYS) VIE - LYS
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to La Verpilliere

85€ - 436€

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Bus via Prague  •  24h 38m

  1. Take the bus from Vienna, Hbf to Prague, ÚAN Florenc RegioJet
  2. Take the bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Lyon, de Perrache - Galerie A RegioJet / ...

48€ - 94€

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Fly to Geneva, train  •  7h 40m

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Geneva (GVA) VIE - GVA
  2. Take the train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu

135€ - 276€

Train  •  13h 53m

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv

151€ - 220€

Train via Zürich  •  14h 28m

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Zuerich Hb Rjx
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Genève 1 / ...
  3. Take the train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu Ter

267€ - 423€

Bus  •  20h 23m

  1. Take the bus from Vienna, Vienna Central Station to Sankt Pölten, Sankt Pölten, Mariazeller Str. Cbg003
  2. Take the bus from Sankt Pölten, Sankt Pölten, Mariazeller Str. to Lyon, Lyon Perrache 1921

63€ - 82€

Drive  •  10h 52m

  1. Drive from Vienna to Villefontaine 1144.8 km

120€ - 190€

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Villefontaine is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Villefontaine is mandatory.

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The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Villefontaine is to bus which costs 60€ - 85€ and takes 20h 23m.

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The quickest way to get from Vienna to Villefontaine is to fly and train which costs 85€ - 440€ and takes 5h 33m.

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No, there is no direct train from Vienna to Villefontaine. However, there are services departing from Wien Hbf and arriving at La Verpilliere via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and Lyon Part Dieu. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 53m.

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The distance between Vienna and Villefontaine is 899 km. The road distance is 1144.8 km.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Villefontaine without a car is to train which takes 13h 53m and costs 150€ - 220€.

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It takes approximately 5h 33m to get from Vienna to Villefontaine, including transfers.

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Vienna to Villefontaine train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), depart from Wien Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Villefontaine is to train which takes 13h 53m and costs 150€ - 220€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 60€ - 85€ and takes 20h 23m.

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The quickest flight from Vienna Airport to Lyon Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 5m.

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Vienna to Villefontaine train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at Lyon Part Dieu station.

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Map of how to get from Vienna to Villefontaine.
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  • Distance: 898.9 km
  • Duration: 5h 33m

What companies run services between Vienna, Austria and Villefontaine, France?

You can take a train from Vienna to Villefontaine via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and Lyon Part Dieu in around 13h 53m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Vienna to Villefontaine via Sankt Pölten, Sankt Pölten, Mariazeller Str., Lyon, Lyon Perrache, Lyon-Perrache, Grange Blanche, and Grange Blanche in around 20h 23m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Vienna to Lyon via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
120€ - 550€
Flights from Vienna to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
140€ - 380€
Flights from Vienna to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 300€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Lyon
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
90€ - 350€
Flights from Vienna to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 300€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Vienna to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 300€
Flights from Vienna to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
70€ - 330€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Vienna to Lyon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 400€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Vienna to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 150€
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)
Train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
50€ - 90€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich HB to Genève
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
75€ - 140€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 21m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
120€ - 170€
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Train from Wien Hbf to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
130€ - 180€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
5h 59m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
100€ - 150€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
100€ - 130€
1st Class
120€ - 150€
Bus operators
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Vienna, Vienna Central Station to Sankt Pölten, Sankt Pölten, Mariazeller Str.
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
6€ - 8€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Sankt Pölten, Sankt Pölten, Mariazeller Str. to Lyon, Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
16h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
50€ - 65€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Prague, Florenc to Lyon, Perrache
Ave. Duration
18h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
55€ - 70€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Vienna, Hbf to Prague, ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
10€ - 15€
Website
RegioJet
Bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Lyon, de Perrache - Galerie A
Ave. Duration
17h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Website
RegioJet

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Yes, the driving distance between Vienna to Villefontaine is 1145 km. It takes approximately 10h 52m to drive from Vienna to Villefontaine.

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Austrian Airlines, Lufthansa and KLM offer flights from Vienna Airport to Lyon Airport.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Vienna Airport is to line 9011 train which takes 16 min and costs 12€.

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