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There are 7 ways to get from Bellegarde-en-Marche to La Roche-sur-Foron by car, train, bus or plane

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Drive, train

  1. Drive from Bellegarde-en-Marche to Riom - Châtel-Guyon
  2. Take the train from Riom - Châtel-Guyon to Lyon Part Dieu
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Bellegarde
  4. Take the train from Bellegarde to La Roche-sur-Foron

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Bus via Chambéry

  1. Take the bus from Gare Routière to CLERMONT-Gare SNCF
  2. Take the bus from Clermont Ferrand to Chambery Place de la Gare
  3. Take the bus from Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux to La Roche-sur-Foron

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Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Gare Routière to CLERMONT-Gare SNCF
  2. Take the train from Clermont-Ferrand to Lyon Part Dieu
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to La Roche Sur Foron

Bus, train via Bellegarde-sur-Valserine

  1. Take the bus from Gare Routière to CLERMONT-Gare SNCF
  2. Take the train from Clermont-Ferrand to Lyon Part Dieu
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Bellegarde
  4. Take the train from Bellegarde to La Roche-sur-Foron

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Gare Routière to CLERMONT-Gare SNCF
  2. Take the bus from Clermont-Ferrand to Annecy

Drive

  1. Drive from Bellegarde-en-Marche to La Roche-sur-Foron

Bus, fly

  1. Take the bus from Gare Routière to CLERMONT-Gare SNCF
  2. Fly from Clermont-Ferrand (CFE) to Geneva (GVA)
Bellegarde-en-Marche → La Roche-sur-Foron
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The cheapest way to get from Bellegarde-en-Marche to La Roche-sur-Foron is to bus via Chambéry which costs €18 - €25 and takes 10h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Bellegarde-en-Marche to La Roche-sur-Foron is to drive which costs €50 - €75 and takes 4h 31m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bellegarde-en-Marche to La Roche-sur-Foron. However, there are services departing from BELLEGARDE - Mairie Face AB and arriving at La Roche-sur-Foron via Gare Routière, Clermont Ferrand and Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 10m.

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It is 310 km from Bellegarde-en-Marche to La Roche-sur-Foron. It is approximately 433.4 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Bellegarde-en-Marche to La Roche-sur-Foron without a car is to bus and train which takes 10h 4m and costs €80 - €170.

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It takes approximately 7h 33m to get from Bellegarde-en-Marche to La Roche-sur-Foron, including transfers.

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Bellegarde-en-Marche to La Roche-sur-Foron bus services, operated by Trans Creuse, depart from Gare Routière station.

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There is no direct flight from Clermont-Ferrand Airport to Geneva Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 15m and has one stopover.

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Bellegarde-en-Marche to La Roche-sur-Foron bus services, operated by Swiss PostAuto, arrive at La Roche-sur-Foron station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bellegarde-en-Marche to La Roche-sur-Foron is 433 km. It takes approximately 4h 31m to drive from Bellegarde-en-Marche to La Roche-sur-Foron.

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Map of how to get from Bellegarde-en-Marche to La Roche-sur-Foron.
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  • Distance: 310.4 km
  • Duration: 7h 33m

What companies run services between Bellegarde-en-Marche, France and La Roche-sur-Foron, France?

You can take a bus from Bellegarde-en-Marche to La Roche-sur-Foron via Gare Routière, CLERMONT-Gare SNCF, Clermont Ferrand, Chambery Place de la Gare, and Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux in around 10h 10m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Clermont-Ferrand to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €460
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Clermont-Ferrand to Geneva via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€65 - €310
Flights from Clermont-Ferrand to Geneva via Porto
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€130 - €550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Clermont-Ferrand to Geneva via Paris CDG, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€170 - €600
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 Riom - Châtel-Guyon to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€60 - €120
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Bellegarde
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€35 - €65
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Bellegarde to La Roche-sur-Foron
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€14 - €27
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Clermont-Ferrand to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€65 - €120
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to La Roche-sur-Foron
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€55 - €110
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 Riom Chatel Guyon to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€25 - €55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€25 - €40
Rail 1st Class
€35 - €55
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Bellegarde
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€14 - €26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€14 - €21
Rail 1st Class
€17 - €26
Train from Bellegarde to La Roche Sur Foron
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€6 - €11
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€6 - €9
Rail 1st Class
€7 - €11
Train from Clermont Ferrand to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€26 - €55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€26 - €40
Rail 1st Class
€35 - €55
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to La Roche Sur Foron
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€22 - €50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€22 - €35
Rail 1st Class
€30 - €50
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 Part Dieu to Bellegarde
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€16 - €24
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€16 - €19
1st Class
€20 - €24
Bus operators
Trans Creuse
Website
transports.nouvelle-aquitaine.fr
Bus from Gare Routière to CLERMONT-Gare SNCF
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€0
Schedules at
Trans Creuse
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Clermont Ferrand to Chambery Place de la Gare
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€9 - €13
Website
Union Ivkoni
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux to La Roche-sur-Foron
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€7 - €10
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Clermont-Ferrand to Annecy
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€21 - €26
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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KLM, Ryanair, Amelia International and two other airlines offer flights from Clermont-Ferrand Airport to Geneva Airport.

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