Coming with public transports




Direct bus link from Grenoble to Lumbin

The Département de l’Isère once again will be providing shuttles from Grenoble (two stops at the SNCF train station and at Chavant) to Lumbin

The ICAREXPRESS shuttles will run on Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th

- Towards Lumbin : from 9:00 am to 2 pm – every 10 minutes
- Towards Grenoble : from 9:30 am to 7 pm– every 10 minutes

Cost: 2 euros for the return journey, free for the under 12 years and for users TER.

Journey time: Grenoble to Lumbin: 35 minutes
Journey time: Grenoble to Saint-Hilaire-du-Touvet: 1h10 with a change in Lumbin

Please note, for both ICAREXPRESS and ICARENBUS, animals are not remitted on the buses. Pushchairs will be stored in the baggage hold.


Download the documentation "Icarexpress - Icarenbus"

Document PDF"Icarexpress - Icarenbus" (pdf)


From Brignoud (SNCF station), Crolles, Lumbin, La Terrasse

Organized by the Communauté de Communes Le Grésivaudan, the Icarenbus shuttles provide transport between the car-parks in ther valley, the landing areal of Lumbin  and Saint-Hilaire du Touvet.

The ICARENBUS shuttles run on Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th September from 9 am to 7 pm.

There are three route available:
- ORANGE line: Brignoud, Crolles, Lumbin, La Terrasse : Shuttles every 10 minutes between
- BLUE line: Lumbin to Saint Hilaire : A shuttle every 10 minutes
- PINK line: La Terrasse to Saint Hilaire : A shuttle every 20 minutes

Recommendation; buy your bracelets in the valley, before going up to Saint Hilaire.
Bracelet Coupe Icare : 6 €/1 day or 9€/2 or 3 days – free for the under 12.

Please note, for both ICAREXPRESS and ICARENBUS, animals are not remitted on the buses. Pushchairs will be stored in the baggage hold.


The GREEN route – only for pilots – will run from the landing area in Lumbin and the take-offs in Saint-Hilaire :
- from Thursday to Sunday from 9 am to 7 pm
- Every 20 minutes

Open to all pilots with a paraglider and the bracelet of the Coupe Icare.
On Saturday and Sunday: Priority will be given to aerobatics pilots and those participating in the masquerade flights.

Organized by Le Grésivaudan.


They will run from Place des Margains (as you enter Saint-Hilaire, from Grenoble) and the heart of the event, passing by car parks and the camp site.
Every 10 minutes.

Times :
- Thursday: from midday to 1 am the following morning.
- Friday and Saturday, from 8 am to 2 am the following morning.
- Sunday from 8 am to 7 pm


All TER from Valence/Grenoble and Annecy/Chambéry will stop in Brignoud train station, saturday and sunday.

40% discount (on the regular price), saturday for groups of 2 to 5 people
(free for under 12) from a station in the region as well from Macon and Geneva to the train stations of Grenoble and Brignoud.

subscribers receive a 50% discount for the whole family on Saturday and Sunday.

Download the timetable TER Lyon-Grenoble

Document PDFHoraires TER Coupe Icare 2016 Lyon - Grenoble.pdf

Download the timetable TER Valence - Annecy

Document PDFHoraires TER Coupe Icare 2016 Valence - Annecy.pdf


The Saint Hilaire du Touvet funicular railway is one of the oldest tourist trains in the French Alps and the steepest in Europe. It goes from Lumbin (lower station) 500m away from the landing area to Saint-Hilaire (upper station)

During the week-end of the Coupe Icare, the Funicular railway will be open /
- thursday and friday : from 10am
- saturday and sunday : from 9 am.

Prices :
- adult return fare : 16.70€ - Child return: 9.40€
- adult one way fare: 10.90€ - Child one way: 7€

Please note, only 40 people per car and the funicular leaves every 25 minutes.

For more information:

With the partnership of Departement de l'Isère,  Communauté de Communes du Grésivaudan and Région Auvergne Rhône Alpes.

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