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There are 9 ways to get from Abondance to Aix-en-Provence by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Lyon  •  7h 32m

  1. Take the train from Thonon-les-Bains to Bellegarde Ter / ...
  2. Take the train from Bellegarde to Lyon Part Dieu Ter / ...
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Aix-en-Provence TGV Tgv / ...

€65 - €124

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Bus  •  9h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Thonon-les-Bains to Grenoble-Gare-Routière B / ...
  2. Take the bus from Grenoble to Aix-en-Provence 739 / ...

€34 - €44

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Train  •  7h 42m

  1. Take the train from Thonon Les Bains to Geneve Ter
  2. Take the train from Geneve to Aix En Provence Tgv Tgv

€89 - €128

Bus via Sisteron  •  10h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Thonon-les-Bains to Grenoble-Gare-Routière B
  2. Take the bus from GRENOBLE - Gare Routière - GRENOBLE to SISTERON - Gare Routière - SISTERON
  3. Take the bus from SISTERON - Gare Routière - SISTERON to AIX EN Pce - Gare Routière - AIX EN PROVENCE

Drive  •  5h 1m

  1. Drive from Abondance to Aix-en-Provence 505.8 km

€55 - €85

Bus, train, train to Geneva, fly to Marseille  •  5h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Place Du Village to Gare Sncf - Thonon
  2. Take the train from Thonon Les Bains to Annemasse
  3. Take the train from Annemasse to Genève
  4. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Marseille (MRS) GVA - MRS

€140 - €337

Train, train to Lyon, fly to Marseille  •  7h 53m

  1. Take the train from Thonon-les-Bains to Bellegarde
  2. Take the train from Bellegarde to Lyon Part Dieu
  3. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Marseille (MRS) LYS - MRS

€157 - €513

Fly Geneva to Nice, bus  •  8h 20m

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Nice (NCE) GVA - NCE
  2. Take the bus from NICE - Aéroport - NICE to AIX EN Pce - Gare Routière - AIX EN PROVENCE

Train to Zurich, fly to Marseille  •  9h 21m

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Marseille (MRS) ZRH - MRS

€213 - €421

Abondance to Aix-en-Provence by bus and train

The journey time between Abondance and Aix-en-Provence is around 7h 51m and covers a distance of around 547 km. The fastest journey normally takes 7h 7m. Operated by Bus Urbain Thononais, SAT Transport en Autocar, Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) and others, the Abondance to Aix-en-Provence service departs from Place Du Village and arrives in Gare Routière. Typically 10 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
7h 51m
Fastest journey time:
7h 7m
Journey distance:
547 km
Services per week:
10
Cheapest price:
€100
Carbon emissions:
32 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
10:35
Last service departs at:
17:05

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Abondance to Aix-en-Provence bus and train schedules

Abondance → Aix-en-Provence
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The cheapest way to get from Abondance to Aix-en-Provence is to bus which costs €30 - €45 and takes 9h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Abondance to Aix-en-Provence is to drive which costs €55 - €85 and takes 5h 1m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Abondance to Aix-en-Provence. However, there are services departing from Place Du Village and arriving at Aix-en-Provence via Thonon-les-Bains and Grenoble. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 40m.

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The distance between Abondance and Aix-en-Provence is 322 km. The road distance is 505.8 km.

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The best way to get from Abondance to Aix-en-Provence without a car is to train via Lyon which takes 7h 32m and costs €60 - €130.

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It takes approximately 7h 32m to get from Abondance to Aix-en-Provence, including transfers.

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Abondance to Aix-en-Provence bus services, operated by Swiss PostAuto, depart from Thonon-les-Bains station.

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The best way to get from Abondance to Aix-en-Provence is to train via Lyon which takes 7h 32m and costs €60 - €130. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €30 - €45 and takes 9h 40m.

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The quickest flight from Geneva Airport to Marseille Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Abondance to Aix-en-Provence bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Aix-en-Provence station.

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Map of how to get from Abondance to Aix-en-Provence.
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  • Distance: 322 km
  • Duration: 7h 32m

What companies run services between Abondance, France and Aix-en-Provence, France?

You can take a train from Abondance to Aix-en-Provence via Gare Sncf - Thonon, Thonon-les-Bains, Bellegarde, Lyon Part Dieu, Aix-en-Provence TGV, and Gare Aix TGV in around 7h 32m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Abondance to Aix-en-Provence via Gare Sncf - Thonon, Thonon-les-Bains, and Grenoble in around 9h 40m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €150
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lyon to Marseille
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €700
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€50 - €280
Flights from Zurich to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€75 - €250
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Geneva to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€90 - €260
Corsairfly
Website
corsair.com
Flights from Lyon to Marseille
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
€170 - €380
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Marseille via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €330
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Thonon-les-Bains to Bellegarde
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€25 - €45
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Bellegarde to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€30 - €60
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Aix-en-Provence TGV
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€75 - €140
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Thonon-les-Bains to Annemasse
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€15 - €27
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Annemasse to Genève
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€11 - €21
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lausanne to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€65 - €120
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Thonon Les Bains to Bellegarde
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€9 - €25
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€9 - €14
Rail 1st Class
€17 - €25
Train from Bellegarde to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€14 - €26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€14 - €21
Rail 1st Class
€17 - €26
Train from Thonon Les Bains to Geneve
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€7 - €20
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€7 - €11
Rail 1st Class
€14 - €20
Train from Thonon Les Bains to Annemasse
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€5 - €17
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€5 - €8
Rail 1st Class
€11 - €17
Train from Annemasse to Geneve
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€4 - €14
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€4 - €6
Rail 1st Class
€9 - €14
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Thonon Les Bains to Bellegarde
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€21 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€28 - €32
1st Class
€21 - €26
Train from Bellegarde to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€16 - €24
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€16 - €19
1st Class
€20 - €24
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Aix En Provence Tgv
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€35 - €45
1st Class
€45 - €55
Train from Geneve to Aix En Provence Tgv
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€75 - €100
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€75 - €90
1st Class
€80 - €100
Train from Thonon Les Bains to Annemasse
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€15 - €27
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€23 - €27
1st Class
€15 - €19
Bus operators
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Thonon-les-Bains to Grenoble-Gare-Routière
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€13 - €19
Website
Swiss PostAuto
Schedules at
SBB
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Grenoble to Aix-en-Provence
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€16 - €19
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Zou! LER
Phone
+33 4 91 57 50 57
Email
webpresse@maregionsud.fr
Website
zou.maregionsud.fr
Bus from GRENOBLE - Gare Routière - GRENOBLE to SISTERON - Gare Routière - SISTERON
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
Zou! LER
Bus from SISTERON - Gare Routière - SISTERON to AIX EN Pce - Gare Routière - AIX EN PROVENCE
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Zou! LER
Bus from NICE - Aéroport - NICE to AIX EN Pce - Gare Routière - AIX EN PROVENCE
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
Zou! LER
Bus Urbain Thononais
Phone
+33 4 50 26 35 35
Email
transports@cc-peva.fr
Website
leman-but.fr
Bus from Place Du Village to Gare Sncf - Thonon
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€8
Website
Bus Urbain Thononais
SAT Transport en Autocar
Phone
04 50 71 00 88
Email
info@sat-autocars.com
Website
sat-autocars.com
Bus from Abondance - Place du Village to Thonon-les-Bains - Gare SNCF
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€4 - €7
Schedules at
sat-leman.com

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