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There are 10 ways to get from Amsterdam to Val Thorens by train, bus, car, plane or shuttle

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Train  •  11h 34m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Eil
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv Tgv
  3. Take the train from Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv to Modane Tgv

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Bus  •  21h 33m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Lyon Saint Exupéry Airport
  2. Take the bus from Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport to Grenoble - Bus Station 776
  3. Take the bus from Grenoble-Gare-Routière to Moûtiers-Salins-Brides-les-Bai B

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Train via Chambéry  •  11h 53m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Eil
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux Ter / ...
  4. Take the train from Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux to Moûtiers-Salins-Brides-les-Bai Ter / ...

Train #2  •  12h 33m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Lille Europe Eil
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe to Moutiers Salins Brides L Bains Tgv

Drive  •  11h

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Val Thorens 1138.4 km

Fly to Geneva, shuttle  •  7h 42m

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

Fly to Lyon, shuttle  •  8h 8m

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

Fly to Turin, train  •  8h 48m

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

Fly to Milan Malpensa, train  •  10h 32m

  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

Shuttle  •  14h 50m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Amsterdam to Val Thorens

Amsterdam to Val Thorens by train and bus

The journey time between Amsterdam and Val Thorens is around 11h 6m and covers a distance of around 1203 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 53m. The fastest journey normally takes 10h 43m. Operated by Thalys, Eurostar, TGV inOui and others, the Amsterdam to Val Thorens service departs from Amsterdam Centraal and arrives in Ucpa. Typically five services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
9h 12m
Layover time:
1h 53m
Total time:
11h 6m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
10h 43m
Journey distance:
1203 km
Services per week:
5
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
66 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:15
Last service departs at:
08:15

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Amsterdam to Val Thorens train and bus schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Val Thorens is to bus which costs €60 - €80 and takes 21h 33m.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Val Thorens is to fly and shuttle which costs €85 - €220 and takes 7h 42m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Amsterdam to Val Thorens. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Sloterdijk and arriving at Place-Des-Arolles via Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport, Grenoble-Gare-Routière and Gare-Routiere. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21h 33m.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Val Thorens is 796 km. The road distance is 1138.4 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Val Thorens without a car is to train via Chambéry which takes 11h 53m and costs €190 - €550.

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It takes approximately 11h 34m to get from Amsterdam to Val Thorens, including transfers.

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Amsterdam to Val Thorens bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Amsterdam Sloterdijk station.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Val Thorens is to train which takes 11h 34m and costs €230 - €600. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €60 - €80 and takes 21h 33m.

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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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Amsterdam 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 Amsterdam to Val Thorens.
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  • Distance: 796.5 km
  • Duration: 11h 34m

What companies run services between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Val Thorens, France?

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Val Thorens via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv, and Modane in around 11h 34m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Amsterdam to Val Thorens via Lyon Saint Exupéry Airport, Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport, Grenoble-Gare-Routière, Moûtiers-Salins-Brides-les-Bai, and Gare-Routiere in around 21h 33m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €380
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €370
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Turin
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €470
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €380
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€55 - €190
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €230
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Milan Malpensa via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €230
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €260
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €390
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €370
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Lyon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €220
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Milan Malpensa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €390
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€110 - €260
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Turin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €250
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€60 - €130
Website
Thalys
Standard
€60 - €90
Comfort
€75 - €100
Premium
€90 - €130
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€75 - €340
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
€290 - €340
Standard
€75 - €95
Standard Premier
€120 - €160
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€95 - €340
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
€300 - €340
Standard
€95 - €120
Standard Premier
€140 - €180
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 Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€110 - €160
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€110 - €130
1st Class
€130 - €160
Train from Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv to Modane
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€40 - €50
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€40 - €50
1st Class
€40 - €50
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€110 - €150
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€110 - €130
1st Class
€130 - €150
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Chambery Challes Les Eaux
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€36 - €41
1st Class
€31 - €37
Train from Chambery Challes Les Eaux to Moutiers Salins Brides L Bains
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€9 - €14
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€9 - €11
1st Class
€11 - €14
Train from Lille Europe to Moutiers Salins Brides L Bains
Ave. Duration
6h 41m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€120 - €170
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€120 - €140
1st Class
€140 - €170
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Modane
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€26 - €40
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€31 - €37
1st Class
€26 - €31
Train from Milano P.Garibaldi to Modane
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€45 - €60
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€45 - €60
1st Class
€45 - €60
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 Lyon Part Dieu to Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€40 - €75
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux to Moûtiers-Salins-Brides-les-Bai
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€19 - €35
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Chambery Challes Les Eaux
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€17 - €40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€17 - €25
Rail 1st Class
€26 - €40
Train from Chambery Challes Les Eaux to Moutiers Salins Brides L Bains
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€8 - €15
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€8 - €12
Rail 1st Class
€10 - €15
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 Saint Exupéry Airport
Ave. Duration
15h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€45 - €60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Lyon Saint Exupéry Airport to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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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 - Saint-Exupéry Airport to Grenoble - Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €10
Website
Blablabus
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 Amsterdam to Val Thorens
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€155
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Starliner

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Val Thorens is 1138 km. It takes approximately 11h to drive from Amsterdam to Val Thorens.

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

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There are 4788+ hotels available in Val Thorens. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs €6 - €13.

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