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There are 4 ways to get from Villefontaine to Lyon Airport (LYS) by train, tram, taxi, car or towncar

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Train, Rhonexpress  •  57 min

  1. Take the train from La Verpilliere to Lyon Part Dieu Ter / ...
  2. Take the Rhonexpress from Lyon Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu to Lyon Airport Lyon

30€ - 44€

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  14 min

  1. Take a taxi from Villefontaine to Lyon Airport (LYS) 19.6 km

45€ - 55€

Drive  •  14 min

  1. Drive from Villefontaine to Lyon Airport (LYS) 19.6 km

2€ - 4€

Towncar  •  14 min

  1. Take a town car from Villefontaine to Lyon Airport 19.6 km

60€ - 90€

Villefontaine → Lyon Airport (LYS)
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The cheapest way to get from Villefontaine to Lyon Airport (LYS) is to drive which costs 2€ - 4€ and takes 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Villefontaine to Lyon Airport (LYS) is to taxi which costs 45€ - 55€ and takes 14 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Villefontaine to Lyon Airport (LYS). However, there are services departing from La Verpilliere and arriving at Lyon Airport via Lyon Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 57 min.

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The distance between Villefontaine and Lyon Airport (LYS) is 13 km. The road distance is 19.6 km.

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The best way to get from Villefontaine to Lyon Airport (LYS) without a car is to train and Rhonexpress which takes 57 min and costs 29€ - 45€.

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It takes approximately 57 min to get from Villefontaine to Lyon Airport (LYS), including transfers.

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Villefontaine to Lyon Airport (LYS) train services, operated by SNCF, depart from La Verpilliere station.

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Villefontaine to Lyon Airport (LYS) train services, operated by Lyon Rhônexpress, arrive at Lyon Airport station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Villefontaine to Lyon Airport (LYS) is 20 km. It takes approximately 14 min to drive from Villefontaine to Lyon Airport (LYS).

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Map of how to get from Villefontaine to Lyon Airport (LYS).
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  • Distance: 13.3 km
  • Duration: 57 min

What companies run services between Villefontaine, France and Lyon Airport (LYS), France?

There is no direct connection from Villefontaine to Lyon Airport (LYS). However, you can take the train to Lyon Part Dieu, take the walk to Lyon Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu, then take the Rhonexpress to Lyon Airport. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Lyon Airport (LYS).

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 La Verpilliere to Lyon Part Dieu
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 La Verpillière to Lyon-Part-Dieu
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
15€ - 28€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Other operators
Taxi from Villefontaine to Lyon Airport (LYS)
Ave. Duration
14 min
Estimated price
45€ - 55€
Allo LJ Taxi
Phone
+33 6 10 12 42 95
Activ' Taxi
Phone
+33 6 07 23 08 76
Website
taxibourgoinjallieu.fr
Jayride
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Villefontaine to Lyon Airport
Estimated price
60€ - 90€

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