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Train via Paris  •  11h 11m

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Paris Nord Thalys
  2. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to St Michel Valloire Tgv

€213 - €379

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Bus  •  23h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Lyon Perrache
  2. Take the bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus Station to Grenoble - Bus Station 709 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Grenoble-Gare-Routière to Moûtiers-Salins-Brides-les-Bai

€72 - €93

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Train  •  13h 24m

  1. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud
  2. Take the train from Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud to Montmelian Ter
  3. Take the train from Montmélian to Moûtiers-Salins-Brides-les-Bai Ter

€234 - €498

Train via Brussels  •  13h 31m

  1. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy Tgv
  3. Take the train from Aéroport Charles-de-Gaulle TGV to Moûtiers-Salins-Brides-les-Bai Tgv

€300 - €515

Drive  •  10h 48m

  1. Drive from Alphen aan den Rijn to Val Thorens 1102.2 km

€130 - €200

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Geneva, shuttle  •  8h 3m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Geneva (GVA) AMS - GVA
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Genève Airport to Val Thorens Arolles

€85 - €190

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Lyon, shuttle  •  8h 29m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Lyon (LYS) AMS - LYS
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Lyon Airport to Val Thorens Arolles

€90 - €260

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Turin, train  •  9h 16m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Turin (TRN) AMS - TRN
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Modane

€109 - €212

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Milan Malpensa, train  •  11h 5m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) AMS - MXP
  2. Take the train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Porta Garibaldi
  3. Take the train from Milano P.Garibaldi to Modane

€105 - €214

Train to Brussels, fly to Geneva, shuttle  •  10h 30m

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Anvers-Central
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Geneva (GVA) BRU - GVA
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Genève Airport to Val Thorens Arolles

€138 - €312

Shuttle  •  16h 23m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Den Haag to Val Thorens

€166 - €167

Alphen aan den Rijn to Val Thorens by bus and train

The journey time between Alphen aan den Rijn and Val Thorens is around 3 days 11h and covers a distance of around 1290 km. The fastest journey normally takes 3 days 11h. Operated by Arriva NL, Thalys, SNCF and others, the Alphen aan den Rijn to Val Thorens service departs from Alphen a/d Rijn, Centrum and arrives in Place-Des-Arolles. Typically only one service runs weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
3 days 11h
Fastest journey time:
3 days 11h
Journey distance:
1290 km
Services per week:
1
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
72 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:49
Last service departs at:
06:49

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Alphen aan den Rijn to Val Thorens bus and train schedules

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Val Thorens is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Val Thorens is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Val Thorens is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 130 000.

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The cost-effective way to get from Alphen aan den Rijn to Val Thorens is to bus, which costs €70 - €95 and takes 23h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Alphen aan den Rijn to Val Thorens is to fly and shuttle which costs €85 - €190 and takes 8h 3m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Alphen aan den Rijn to Val Thorens. However, there are services departing from Alphen a/d Rijn, Centrum and arriving at Place-Des-Arolles via Schiphol, Schiphol Airport/Plaza, Amsterdam Sloterdijk, Lyon - Perrache Bus Station, Grenoble-Gare-Routière and Gare-Routiere. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23h 55m.

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The distance between Alphen aan den Rijn and Val Thorens is 773 km. The road distance is 1102.2 km.

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The best way to get from Alphen aan den Rijn to Val Thorens without a car is to train which takes 13h 24m and costs €230 - €500.

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It takes approximately 11h 11m to get from Alphen aan den Rijn to Val Thorens, including transfers.

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Alphen aan den Rijn to Val Thorens bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Amsterdam Sloterdijk station.

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The best way to get from Alphen aan den Rijn to Val Thorens is to train via Paris which takes 11h 11m and costs €210 - €380. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €70 - €95 and takes 23h 55m.

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Geneva Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Alphen aan den Rijn to Val Thorens bus services, operated by Swiss PostAuto, arrive at Moûtiers-Salins-Brides-les-Bai station.

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Map of how to get from Alphen aan den Rijn to Val Thorens.
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  • Distance: 772.6 km
  • Duration: 11h 11m

What companies run services between Alphen aan den Rijn, Netherlands and Val Thorens, France?

You can take a train from Alphen aan den Rijn to Val Thorens via Gouda, Rotterdam Centraal, Paris Nord, Paris Gare De Lyon, and St Michel Valloire in around 11h 11m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Alphen aan den Rijn to Val Thorens via Schiphol, Airport, Schiphol, Schiphol Airport/Plaza, Amsterdam, Station Sloterdijk, Amsterdam Sloterdijk, Lyon Perrache, Lyon - Perrache Bus Station, Grenoble-Gare-Routière, Moûtiers-Salins-Brides-les-Bai, and Gare-Routiere in around 23h 55m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €310
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €320
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Turin
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €240
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €260
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €140
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €190
Flights from Brussels to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €190
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €380
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
€150 - €250
Flights from Brussels to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €290
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €320
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Lyon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €210
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Milan Malpensa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €290
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €290
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Turin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €1100
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€95 - €200
Website
Thalys
Standard
€95 - €140
Comfort
€110 - €150
Premium
€140 - €200
Train from Schiphol Airport to Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud
Ave. Duration
5h 42m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€180 - €390
Website
Thalys
Standard
€180 - €250
Comfort
€200 - €260
Premium
€280 - €390
Train from Schiphol Airport to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€60 - €120
Website
Thalys
Standard
€60 - €85
Comfort
€70 - €95
Premium
€85 - €120
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Anvers-Central
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€45 - €90
Website
Thalys
Standard
€45 - €65
Comfort
€55 - €75
Premium
€60 - €90
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 Paris Gare De Lyon to St Michel Valloire
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€90 - €130
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€90 - €110
1st Class
€100 - €130
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€55 - €70
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€55 - €70
1st Class
€55 - €70
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Modane
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€26 - €40
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€31 - €37
1st Class
€26 - €31
Train from Milano P.Garibaldi to Modane
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€45 - €60
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€45 - €60
1st Class
€45 - €60
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 Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud to Montmelian
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€18 - €40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€18 - €26
Rail 1st Class
€27 - €40
Train from Montmelian to Moutiers Salins Brides L Bains
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€9 - €23
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€9 - €13
Rail 1st Class
€16 - €23
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 Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud to Montmélian
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €80
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Montmélian to Moûtiers-Salins-Brides-les-Bai
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€23 - €45
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Aéroport Charles-de-Gaulle TGV to Moûtiers-Salins-Brides-les-Bai
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€180 - €320
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Trenord

Trenord operates regional and suburban lines throughout Italy’s Lombardy region, including the Malapensa Express from Milan’s Malapensa Airport and local lines around Lake Como and the Italian Lakes. Trenord train tickets can be purchased from machines at any train station and don’t need to be booked in advance.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 02 7249 4494
Email
my-link@trenord.it
Website
trenord.it
Train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Porta Garibaldi
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€4 - €6
Website
Trenord
Malpensa Express
Phone
02 72 49 49 49
Website
malpensaexpress.it
Train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Porta Garibaldi
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €15
Website
Malpensa Express
2nd Class
€11 - €15
Bus operators
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 Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
14h 35m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€45 - €55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Lyon Perrache to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€8 - €10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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 Lyon - Perrache Bus Station to Grenoble - Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€8 - €11
Website
Blablabus
BS Tours
Phone
011 761-4693
Email
bstours@verat.net
Website
bstours.rs
Bus from Lyon to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€10 - €15
Schedules at
bstours.rs
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Grenoble-Gare-Routière to Moûtiers-Salins-Brides-les-Bai
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€8 - €12
Website
Swiss PostAuto
Schedules at
SBB
BensBus
Email
info@nofussbus.co.uk
Website
bensbus.co.uk
Shuttle from Genève Airport to Val Thorens Arolles
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€35 - €55
More information at
BensBus
Shuttle from Lyon Airport to Val Thorens Arolles
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€35 - €75
More information at
BensBus
Starliner
Phone
+31 (0) 172-881316
Email
info@starliner.nl
Website
starliner.nl
Shuttle from Den Haag to Val Thorens
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€155
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Starliner

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Yes, the driving distance between Alphen aan den Rijn to Val Thorens is 1102 km. It takes approximately 10h 48m to drive from Alphen aan den Rijn to Val Thorens.

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easyJet, KLM and Swiss offer flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Geneva Airport.

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There are 218+ hotels available in Val Thorens. Prices start at €75 per night.

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The best way to get from Alphen aan den Rijn to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is to line 470 bus which takes 34 min and costs €4 - €6.

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