Bus Lyon Airport - Grenoble: shuttle bus


Prepare your bus trip Lyon Airport - Grenoble

Make the most of a daily bus service between Lyon Saint-Exupéry Airport and Grenoble: routes, timetables, stops, prepare your journey! 

Do you have to board a flight from Lyon Saint-Exupéry (LYS), and you live in Grenoble? Or do you want to go to Grenoble after your flight has landed at Lyon airport? Several coach companies offer you fast and cheap journeys to facilitate your travel between the two destinations.
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Flixbus is a major operator in Europe, serving numerous destinations in France and in nearly 40 countries. Created in 2013, the coach company offers both long-distance routes, which cross several countries, and local shuttles.

The bus service between Lyon Saint-Exupéry (LYS) and the city of Grenoble is operated daily, with up to one shuttle per hour from 6.30a.m. to 11.30p.m., depending on the day of the week and the flights scheduled. There are two stops: Oxford Grenoble, in the north of the city (Avenue des Martyrs, 38000 Grenoble), and the bus station in the city centre (11 Place de la Gare, 38000 Grenoble).

You can search, view timetables, fares and available tickets on the Flixblus website.

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    BlaBlaCar Bus

    Known for its carpooling solutions, BlaBlaCar has also been providing long-distance bus services throughout France since 2019, with the acquisition of the Ouibus coach company from SNCF. The daily link between Lyon Saint-Exupéry airport (LYS) and Grenoble city centre is one of the regular routes operated by Blablacar Bus.

    Blablacar Bus (formerly BlaBlaBus) provides several shuttle buses between Lyon Saint-Exupéry and Grenoble every day of the week, and serves two stops: Oxford Grenoble, and the bus station. From or to Lyon Saint-Exupéry (LYS), you can also travel by coach to about fifteen cities in France and Europe, including Annecy, Voiron, Chamonix and Sallanches).

    You can carry out a search, consult timetables, fares and available tickets just there !

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    Lyon Perrache Grenoble by coach

    You can also travel between Lyon Airport and the city centre using the Rhônexpress shuttle, urban public transport, a taxi, a car-sharing solution or your own car. From the Lyon Perrache bus station, in the historic centre of Lyon, you can quickly and easily reach Grenoble by train or coach.

    Flixbus and Blablacar offer a daily connection between Lyon Perrache station and Grenoble city centre, with several shuttles per day for a fare starting at €3.99. The average journey time is 1 hour 40 minutes, excluding special traffic conditions.

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      A question about your bus trip?

      Discover the answers to the different questions you may have!

      On average, a journey between Lyon Saint-Exupéry airport and Grenoble takes between 55 minutes and 1 hour and 5 minutes, depending on the stop chosen (Oxford Grenoble or bus station), for a distance of approximately 90 kilometers. The journey time is given as an indication, and may depend on traffic conditions. This time may be considerably longer at peak times or in the event of an accident. We recommend that you allow sufficient time to avoid a delay.

      You can book your Lyon Airport - Grenoble or Grenoble Lyon Airport bus ticket directly on the websites of the coach companies and We recommend that you buy your ticket as early as possible. This way you will benefit from more attractive fares. In addition, some coaches may be fully booked at the most popular times. Book your ticket as soon as you know your flight date to ensure you get a seat.

      Prices vary according to the company chosen, the day, the time and the stop served. You can book your ticket for an attractive price, starting at €13.99 incl. VAT in the last quarter of 2022. Fares are available on the official websites of Flixbus and BlaBlaCar.

      The buses that shuttle between Lyon Saint-Exupéry Airport and the city of Grenoble offer a high level of comfort. Both companies are equipped with air-conditioned coaches, including electrical outlets and Wi-Fi connection, to provide passengers with a quality means of transport. You can also bring one piece of luggage in the cabin and one in the hold at no extra cost. You can access information on the services offered on the official websites of Flixbus and BlaBlaCar.

      The coach is a preferred option for many passengers. Other transport solutions are available. The Lyon Saint-Exupéry SNCF train station also connects you to the entire rail network, and allows you to reach Grenoble and many other destinations in France and Europe by train or TGV. You can also travel to Lyon Saint-Exupéry (LYS) with a private vehicle, and park your car in one of the airport car parks. You can also opt for carpooling, by using the carpooling terminal at the exit of the SNCF station, or by using your favourite application.