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There are 6 ways to get from Alphen aan den Rijn to Vallon-Pont-d'Arc by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  9h 34m

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud Thalys
  2. Take the train from Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud to Pierrelatte Ter

€278 - €534

Cheapest option

Bus  •  22h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Lyon Perrache
  2. Take the bus from Lyon Perrache to Montélimar
  3. Take the bus from Montelimar Gare Routière to Vallon-Pnt-d'Arc Gare Routière

€69 - €86

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  12h 42m

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Lille Europe Eil
  2. Take the train from Lille-Flandres to Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud Tgv
  3. Take the bus from Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud to Vallon-Pnt-d'Arc Gare Routière

€291 - €727

Drive  •  10h 46m

  1. Drive from Alphen aan den Rijn to Vallon-Pont-d'Arc 1085.4 km

€130 - €200

Fly to Marseille, drive  •  6h 19m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Marseille (MRS) AMS - MRS
  2. Drive from Marseille to Vallon-Pont-d'Arc

€87 - €380

Fly to Lyon, train, bus  •  8h 21m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Lyon (LYS) AMS - LYS
  2. Take the train from Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV to Montélimar
  3. Take the bus from Montelimar Gare Routière to Vallon-Pnt-d'Arc Gare Routière

€90 - €238

Alphen aan den Rijn to Vallon-Pont-d'Arc by train, walk and bus

The journey time between Alphen aan den Rijn and Vallon-Pont-d'Arc is around 27h 28m and covers a distance of around 1163 km. The fastest journey normally takes 26h 46m. Operated by Connexxion, Dutch Railways (NS), Eurostar and others, the Alphen aan den Rijn to Vallon-Pont-d'Arc service departs from Alphen a/d Rijn and arrives in Vallon-Pnt-d'Arc Gare Routière. Typically six services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
27h 28m
Fastest journey time:
26h 46m
Services per week:
6
Cheapest price:
€291
Carbon emissions:
70 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
12:24
Last service departs at:
13:24

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Alphen aan den Rijn to Vallon-Pont-d'Arc train, walk and bus schedules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Vallon-Pont-d'Arc is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Vallon-Pont-d'Arc is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Vallon-Pont-d'Arc 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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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Alphen aan den Rijn to Vallon-Pont-d'Arc is to bus which costs €65 - €90 and takes 22h 26m.

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The quickest way to get from Alphen aan den Rijn to Vallon-Pont-d'Arc is to fly and drive which costs €85 - €380 and takes 6h 19m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Alphen aan den Rijn to Vallon-Pont-d'Arc. However, there are services departing from Alphen a/d Rijn, Centrum and arriving at Vallon-Pnt-d'Arc Gare Routière via Schiphol, Schiphol Airport/Plaza, Amsterdam Sloterdijk, Lyon Perrache and Montelimar Gare Routière. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22h 26m.

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The distance between Alphen aan den Rijn and Vallon-Pont-d'Arc is 859 km. The road distance is 1085.4 km.

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The best way to get from Alphen aan den Rijn to Vallon-Pont-d'Arc without a car is to train which takes 9h 34m and costs €270 - €550.

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It takes approximately 9h 34m to get from Alphen aan den Rijn to Vallon-Pont-d'Arc, including transfers.

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Alphen aan den Rijn to Vallon-Pont-d'Arc 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 Vallon-Pont-d'Arc is to train which takes 9h 34m and costs €270 - €550. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €65 - €90 and takes 22h 26m.

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Marseille Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 50m.

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Alphen aan den Rijn to Vallon-Pont-d'Arc bus services, operated by Swiss PostAuto, arrive at Vallon-Pnt-d'Arc Gare Routière station.

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Map of how to get from Alphen aan den Rijn to Vallon-Pont-d'Arc.
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  • Distance: 859.1 km
  • Duration: 9h 34m

What companies run services between Alphen aan den Rijn, Netherlands and Vallon-Pont-d'Arc, France?

You can take a train from Alphen aan den Rijn to Vallon-Pont-d'Arc via Gouda, Rotterdam Centraal, Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud, and Pierrelatte in around 9h 34m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Alphen aan den Rijn to Vallon-Pont-d'Arc via Schiphol, Airport, Schiphol, Schiphol Airport/Plaza, Amsterdam, Station Sloterdijk, Amsterdam Sloterdijk, Lyon Perrache, Montélimar, and Montelimar Gare Routière in around 22h 26m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €430
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Marseille via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €430
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
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €430
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €320
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Marseille via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€210 - €420
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Marseille via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€210 - €420
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Lyon via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€180 - €390
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Lyon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€180 - €390
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Marseille via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€230 - €380
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Marseille via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€85 - €130
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Marseille via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€140 - €390
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud
Ave. Duration
5h 18m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€170 - €370
Website
Thalys
Standard
€170 - €240
Comfort
€190 - €250
Premium
€270 - €370
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 Pierrelatte
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€10 - €26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€10 - €16
Rail 1st Class
€18 - €26
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 Pierrelatte
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€26 - €50
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lille-Flandres to Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud
Ave. Duration
4h 29m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€190 - €350
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV to Montélimar
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€40 - €80
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv to Montelimar Gare Sncf
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€35 - €45
1st Class
€30 - €40
Bus operators
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud to Vallon-Pnt-d'Arc Gare Routière
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€9 - €13
Website
Swiss PostAuto
Schedules at
SBB
Bus from Montelimar Gare Routière to Vallon-Pnt-d'Arc Gare Routière
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€5 - €8
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 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 Montélimar
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€10 - €12
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Alphen aan den Rijn to Vallon-Pont-d'Arc is 1085 km. It takes approximately 10h 46m to drive from Alphen aan den Rijn to Vallon-Pont-d'Arc.

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KLM, Swiss, easyJet and three other airlines offer flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Marseille Airport.

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There are 76+ hotels available in Vallon-Pont-d'Arc. 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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