Going on vacation: busy weekend on the roads, forecasts and advice from Bison Futé to avoid traffic jams

Going on vacation: busy weekend on the roads, forecasts and advice from Bison Futé to avoid traffic jams

The summer holidays are not yet here but traffic on French roads will already be heavy at the end of June 2024 according to forecasts from Bison Futé. Mourad ALLILI – MAXPPP

While the school holidays have not yet started, Bison Futé is already forecasting very heavy traffic on French roads this Friday, June 28, 2024 and this last weekend of June.

The summer holidays are not yet here but things are already happening on French roads, according to forecasts from Bison Futé.

Friday June 28, 2024, in the direction of departures, traffic will be heavy throughout the territory from mid-afternoon and until early evening. Congestion is expected on the routes serving the Mediterranean Arc (A7, A8, A50 and A57), the Atlantic coast (A63 and N165) and the northern borders (A25).

Departing from Île-de-France, traffic will be heavy towards the toll gates of the A10 and A6 motorways from the end of the morning, explains Bison Futé. noon, the combination of work-home journeys and weekend departures which will be numerous during this period, could make traffic very difficult until late in the evening.

Traffic difficulties

In the direction of returns, traffic difficulties should mainly concern the axes of the North-East borders (A1, A2 and A36), of the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region (A7, A46 and A47 ) and the Mediterranean facade (A8), announces the government website.

Saturday June 29, 2024, in the direction of departures, congestion will be concentrated in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region, particularly on the A7, A75 and N205 motorways.

Sunday June 30, 2024, in the direction of returns, congestion will be concentrated in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region, particularly on the A7, A47 and N205 motorways.
In Île-de-France, the expected flow rates at the various toll gates on the A10 and A6 motorways will be relatively high.

Direction of departures, direction of returns, what are we talking about ?

Direction of departures and direction of returns, understanding these expressions is essential to correctly interpret traffic forecasts.

Bison Futé talks about the direction of departures with regard to journeys from Paris to regional metropolises, and from the latter towards the coasts. été and ski resorts in winter.

Logically, the direction of returns is that which leaves the coastlines in the summer. and ski resorts in winter towards regional metropolises, and from the latter towards the capital.

How to avoid traffic jams?

Friday June 28, 2024, in the direction of departures, Bison Futé advises:

leave or cross Île-de-France before noon avoid the A25 motorway, between Lille and Socx, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m., avoid the A63 motorway, between Bordeaux and Bayonne, from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m., avoid the A7 motorway, between Lyon and Marseille, from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m., avoid the A8 motorway, between Coudoux and Nice, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m., avoid the A50 motorway, between Marseille and Toulon, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., avoid the A57 motorway, between Toulon and Le Luc, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. avoid the Mont-Blanc tunnel (N205), between France and Italy, from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Saturday June 29, the government site recommends:

leave or cross Île-de-France before 8 a.m. avoid the A7 motorway between Lyon and Orange, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. avoid the A75 motorway between Clermont-Ferrand and Massiac, from 10 a.m. to noon avoid the Mont-Blanc tunnel (N205), between France and Italy, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

In the direction of returns, for Friday June 28, 2024, Bison Futé advises motorists to:

avoid the A1 motorway, between Lille and Paris, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. avoid the A2 motorway, between Belgium and Combles, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. avoid the A64 motorway, between Bayonne and Pau, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. avoid the A7 motorway, between Marseille and Lyon, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. avoid the A8 motorway, between Nice and Coudoux, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. avoid the A47 motorway, between Saint-Etienne and Lyon, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. avoid the A46 motorway and the N346 national road, for the eastern bypass of Lyon, from noon to 6 p.m.

And for Sunday June 30, 2024 from:

join or cross Île-de-France before 2 p.m. avoid the A7 motorway between Orange and Lyon, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. avoid the A47 motorway, between Saint-Etienne and Lyon, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. avoid the Mont-Blanc tunnel (N205), between Italy and France, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.

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