Getting there

In the heart of Haut-Jura Regional Park, less than 1 hour from Geneva and Switzerland, 1.5 hours from Lyon, Anneçy or Besançon, Saint-Claude is easily reached by road.
You can travel to the region via the airports of Geneva (1 hr), Lyon (1.5 hrs) and Dole (1.5 hrs), as well as the railway stations of Saint-Claude and Bellegarde TGV.
 
Our region is accessible by various means of transport:

By car :
Approximate time and distance from certain cities.
  • Geneva: 1 hr - 60 km
  • Lyons: 1.5 hrs - 130 km
  • Dole: 1.45 hrs - 116 km
  • Besançon: 2 hrs - 120 km
  • Lons le Saunier: 1 hr - 59 km
  • Paris: 5 hrs - 470 km
  • Strasbourg: 4.5 hrs - 360 km
  • Marseille: 4 hrs - 442 km
  • Montpellier: 4.5 hrs - 430 km
  • Toulouse: 6.5 hrs - 666 km
  • Bordeaux: 7.25 hrs - 714 km
  • Nantes: 8 hrs - 759 km
  • Lille: 7 hrs - 642 km
Calculate your itinerary

By train:
From Paris:
- TGV direct to Dole, then continue by TER (regional train) or by car: vehicle hire available from Avis Dole or Europcar Dole.
- TGV direct to Bellegarde, then continue by TER (regional train) or by car: vehicle hire available from Avis Bellgarde or Rent a car Bellegarde.
- TGV direct to Bourg-en-Bresse, then continue by TER (regional train) or by car: vehicle hire available from Avis Bourg-en-Bresse or Rent a car.

From Lyon:
- TGV to Bourg-en-Bresse, then continue by TER (regional train) or by car: vehicle hire available from Avis Bourg-en-Bresse or Rent a car.
- TER (regional train)

From Dole :
- TER (regional train)

From Besançon :
- TER (regional train)


By plane:
Haut-Jura St-Claude is less than a 2-hr-drive from 3 airports:

Aéroport international St Exupéry in Lyon: 1.5 hrs – 120 km / 75 miles
Daily national and international connections

Aéroport international in Geneva: 1 hr – 60 km / 37 miles
Daily international connections

Aéroport Dole-Jura: 1hr 45 mins – 120 km / 75 miles
Regular connections to Nice, Bastia and London
 
By bus:
You can come to Saint-Claude and travel through the region using the Jurabus network. The fare is €2 per trip (€4 return) whatever the distance or service used.
Information for all services
All timetables