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Transports in Rhone Alpes from Lyon airport

Want to go to the famous ski resorts of the Alps? Join a regional department? Go to the city center of Lyon? From the airport Lyon Saint Exupéry? There are several ways to travel in Rhone Alps if you do not have your own car.


The French national train company, SNCF, has a network of trains and regional buses to all major cities of Rhone Alpes. By cons, if the Lyon Saint Exupéry airport has a train station, it is only used by TGV to Paris and Marseille. To go to Grenoble, Saint Etienne, Montelimar, Valence, Annecy, Chambéry, Bourg en Bresse etc ... you will have to take a train from a station in the center of Lyon: Perrache or Part-Dieu. From these stations you can travel wherever you want.
You can book online tickets at voyages-sncf.com.


The SNCF offers many bus lines to serve the unrelated cities by train, from train stations. So there is a large network of bus stations owned by SNCF. When you book your train ticket, the site register also the bus connecting your destinations.

There is also   privates bus networks linking the ski resorts and major cities. The main bus stations of the city of lyon is located in the city center Perrache or Part-Dieu.

Airport Transfers Saint Exupery city center

A tram Rohnexpress connects the airport and the Perrache and Part-Dieu train stations. This shuttle makes 30mn.

You can also reach the city by taxi. Taxi ranks are available at the airport. Caution is still the most expensive .

Independent carriers like ELIT Transport also commute 7 days 7, 24 hours 24. The carriers will also take you anywhere in Rhone Alpes, including ski resorts. ELIT transport allows you to travel with the family thanks to its 8 places vans. To connect the city center of Lyon the price is much cheaper than the taxi and even the Rohnexpress. For us it is the best solution.

Other airports in Rhone Alps?

There are other airports that Saint Exupéry in Rhone Alps. Saint Etienne, Chambéry, Grenoble and even Geneva (Switzerland) is near. All of these airports offer international and local bonds.

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