There are 8 ways to get from Aix-en-Provence to French Alps by bus, train, car, plane or shuttle

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus Eurolines FR  •  7 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Aix en Provence to Turin
  2. Take the bus from Turin, Torino to Courmayeur N504

$69 - $101

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Bus Isilines  •  9 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Aix-en-Provence to Annecy
  2. Take the bus from Annecy to Chamonix Sud - Bus station Ouibus

$44 - $64

6 alternative options

Train  •  8 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Aix-en-Provence TGV to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Annecy
  3. Take the train from Annecy to St-Gervais-les-Bains

$147 - $190

Drive  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Aix-en-Provence to French Alps 304.9 miles

$65 - $95

Fly Marseille to Lyon, bus  •  6 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Lyon (LYS) MRS - LYS
  2. Take the bus from Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport to St-Gervais-les-Bains - Le Fayet

$115 - $385

Bus to Nice, fly to Geneva, shuttle  •  7 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Aix-en-Provence to Cannes Gare Routière
  2. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Geneva (GVA) NCE - GVA
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Geneva Airport to Chamonix sud

$83 - $179

Bus to Nice, fly to Lyon, bus  •  8 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Aix-en-Provence to Cannes Gare Routière
  2. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Lyon (LYS) NCE - LYS
  3. Take the bus from Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport to St-Gervais-les-Bains - Le Fayet

$114 - $350

Fly Marseille to Milan Malpensa, bus  •  9 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) MRS - MXP
  2. Take the bus from Novara to Courmayeur

$98 - $306

Questions & Answers

The distance between Aix-en-Provence and French Alps is 280 km. The road distance is 487.8 km.

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The best way to get from Aix-en-Provence to French Alps without a car is to train which takes 8 h 28 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 39 min to get from Aix-en-Provence to French Alps, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Aix-en-Provence to French Alps is to bus which takes 7 h 39 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 8 h 28 min.

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The quickest flight from Marseille Airport to Lyon Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Aix-en-Provence to French Alps is 488 km. It takes approximately 4 h 52 min to drive from Aix-en-Provence to French Alps.

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Hop! offers flights from Marseille Airport to Lyon Airport.

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There are 1970+ hotels available in French Alps. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Aix-en-Provence to Marseille Airport is to line 040 bus which takes 32 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Aix-en-Provence to French Alps.
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  • Distance: 174.8 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 39 min

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

You can take a bus from Aix-en-Provence to French Alps via Turin, Turin, Torino, and Courmayeur in around 7 h 39 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Aix-en-Provence to French Alps via Gare TGV, Aix-en-Provence TGV, Lyon Part Dieu, Annecy, and St-Gervais-les-Bains in around 8 h 28 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Nice to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $190
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Marseille to Lyon
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $600
Flights from Nice to Lyon
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $450
Flights from Marseille to Milan Malpensa via Lyon
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Twin Jet
Website
twinjet.fr
Flights from Marseille to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Nice to Geneva
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Nouvel Air Tunisie
Website
nouvelair.com
Flights from Nice to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$26 - $220
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Aix-en-Provence TGV to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$60 - $70
1st Class
$85 - $120
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. 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 Lyon Part Dieu to Annecy
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$27 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Train from Annecy to St-Gervais-les-Bains
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $27
1st Class
$24 - $40
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Aix en Provence to Turin
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Turin, Torino to Courmayeur
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Aix-en-Provence to Annecy
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Schedules at
isilines.com
Bus from Aix-en-Provence to Cannes Gare Routière
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
isilines.com
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Annecy to Chamonix Sud - Bus station
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport to St-Gervais-les-Bains - Le Fayet
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Ouibus
Swisstours Transport SA
Phone
+41 22 781 04 04
Email
info@stts.ch
Website
cham-transfers.com
Shuttle from Geneva Airport to Chamonix sud
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
cham-transfers.com
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