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There are 6 ways to get from Briançon to Vars by train, plane or bus

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Train, train to Lyon, fly to Ottawa  •  19h 34m

  1. Take the train from Briançon to Valence-Ville
  2. Take the train from Valence-Ville to Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV
  3. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Ottawa (YOW) LYS - YOW

$549 - $1,148

Cheapest option

Train, train to Lyon, fly to Montreal  •  19h 57m

  1. Take the train from Briançon to Valence-Ville
  2. Take the train from Valence-Ville to Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV
  3. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Montreal (YUL) LYS - YUL
  4. Take the train from Dorval to Ottawa

$328 - $1,072

4 alternative options

Train, train to Geneva, fly to Ottawa  •  22h 56m

  1. Take the train from Oulx-Cesana-Clav.-S. to Chambery Challes Les Eaux
  2. Take the train from Chambery Challes Les Eaux to Geneve
  3. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Ottawa (YOW) GVA - YOW

$456 - $961

Train to Marseille, fly to Montreal, train  •  20h

  1. Take the train from Briancon to Aix En Provence
  2. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Montreal (YUL) MRS - YUL
  3. Take the train from Dorval to Ottawa

$507 - $1,430

Train, bus to Nice, fly to Montreal  •  22h 38m

  1. Take the train from Briancon to Sisteron
  2. Take the bus from SISTERON - Gare SNCF - SISTERON to NICE - Aéroport - NICE
  3. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Montreal (YUL) NCE - YUL
  4. Take the train from Dorval to Ottawa

Train, train to Geneva, fly to Montreal  •  21h 28m

  1. Take the train from Oulx-Cesana-Clav.-S. to Chambery Challes Les Eaux
  2. Take the train from Chambery Challes Les Eaux to Geneve
  3. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Montreal (YUL) GVA - YUL
  4. Take the train from Dorval to Ottawa

$375 - $1,235

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The cheapest way to get from Briançon to Vars is to train and fly which costs 210€ - 700€ and takes 19h 57m.

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The quickest way to get from Briançon to Vars is to train and fly which costs 350€ - 750€ and takes 19h 34m.

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The distance between Briançon and Vars is 6132 km.

It takes approximately 19h 34m to get from Briançon to Vars, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Lyon Airport to Ottawa Airport. The quickest flight takes 10h 3m and has one stopover.

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Air Transat, Lufthansa and Air Canada offer flights from Lyon Airport to Ottawa Airport.

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There are 27+ hotels available in Vars. Prices start at $125 CAD per night.

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Map of how to get from Briançon to Vars.
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  • Distance: 6131.8 km
  • Duration: 19h 34m

What companies run services between Briançon, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France and Vars, ON, Canada?

There is no direct connection from Briançon to Vars. However, you can take the train to Valence-Ville, take the train to Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV, take the walk to Lyon airport, fly to Ottawa, take the walk to Airport Stop, take the line 97 bus to Hurdman A, take the walk to Hurdman O-Train East / Est, take the line 1 train to Blair O-Train, take the walk to Blair A, then take the line 222 bus to Vars. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Italie - OULX Gare TGV - MONTGENEVRE, take the walk to Oulx-Cesana-Clav.-S., take the train to Chambery Challes Les Eaux, take the train to Genève, take the line 1 train to Genève-Aéroport, take the walk to Geneva airport, fly to Ottawa, take the walk to Airport Stop, take the line 97 bus to Hurdman A, take the walk to Hurdman O-Train East / Est, take the line 1 train to Blair O-Train, take the walk to Blair A, then take the line 222 bus to Vars.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Lyon to Ottawa via Montreal
Ave. Duration
11h 28m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,400
Flights from Lyon to Ottawa via Montreal, Toronto
Ave. Duration
18h 16m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,100
Flights from Lyon to Ottawa via Frankfurt, Montreal
Ave. Duration
15h 18m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,300
Flights from Geneva to Ottawa via Montreal
Ave. Duration
13h 23m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $800
Flights from Geneva to Ottawa via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
12h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $800
Flights from Geneva to Ottawa via Frankfurt, Montreal
Ave. Duration
15h 28m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$380 - $850
Flights from Geneva to Ottawa via Brussels, Montreal
Ave. Duration
12h 18m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$370 - $800
Flights from Geneva to Ottawa via Manchester, Toronto
Ave. Duration
12h 36m
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$410 - $850
Flights from Geneva to Ottawa via Zurich, Montreal
Ave. Duration
12h 38m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,300
Flights from Marseille to Montreal
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$440 - $950
Flights from Marseille to Montreal via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
11h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$490 - $1,200
Flights from Lyon to Montreal
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Lyon to Montreal via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Nice to Montreal
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $800
Flights from Nice to Montreal via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
11h 15m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,100
Flights from Geneva to Montreal
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,500
Flights from Geneva to Montreal via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
12h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,500
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Lyon to Ottawa via Frankfurt, Montreal
Ave. Duration
15h 18m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,300
Flights from Lyon to Ottawa via Montreal
Ave. Duration
12h 53m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,900
Flights from Geneva to Ottawa via Montreal
Ave. Duration
13h 23m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $800
Flights from Geneva to Ottawa via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
12h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $800
Flights from Geneva to Ottawa via Frankfurt, Montreal
Ave. Duration
15h 28m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$380 - $850
Flights from Marseille to Montreal
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$440 - $950
Flights from Marseille to Montreal via Munich
Ave. Duration
11h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,300
Flights from Marseille to Montreal via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
11h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$490 - $1,200
Flights from Lyon to Montreal
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Lyon to Montreal via Munich
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Lyon to Montreal via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Nice to Montreal
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $800
Flights from Nice to Montreal via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
11h 15m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,100
Flights from Nice to Montreal via Munich
Ave. Duration
11h 20m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,100
Flights from Geneva to Montreal
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,500
Flights from Geneva to Montreal via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
12h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,500
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Geneva to Ottawa via Paris CDG, Toronto
Ave. Duration
18h 14m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,200
Flights from Marseille to Montreal via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
13h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,300
Flights from Lyon to Montreal via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
11h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $1,400
Flights from Nice to Montreal via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
11h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,100
Flights from Geneva to Montreal via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
11h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $2,100
Air Transat
Website
airtransat.com
Flights from Marseille to Montreal
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,800
Flights from Lyon to Montreal
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,600
Flights from Nice to Montreal
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,600
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Marseille to Montreal via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
12h 45m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,200
Flights from Lyon to Montreal via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
12h 40m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Nice to Montreal via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
13h 20m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,100
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Lyon to Montreal via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
11h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,100
Flights from Nice to Montreal via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $800
Flights from Geneva to Montreal via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
11h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$450 - $2,100
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Lyon to Montreal via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
11h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,400
Flights from Geneva to Montreal via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
11h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$470 - $1,900
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Montreal
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,500
Flights from Geneva to Montreal via Zurich
Ave. Duration
11h
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,100
Air Algérie
Website
airalgerie.dz
Flights from Marseille to Montreal via Algiers
Ave. Duration
14h 10m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$1,500 - $1,900
Icelandair
Website
icelandair.com
Flights from Geneva to Montreal via Reykjavik Keflavik Nas
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,600
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 Briançon to Valence-Ville
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $200
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Valence-Ville to Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $90
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 Briancon to Valence Ville
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $65
Rail 1st Class
$60 - $90
Train from Chambery Challes Les Eaux to Geneve
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $30
Rail 1st Class
$30 - $50
Train from Briancon to Aix En Provence
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $100
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $75
Rail 1st Class
$65 - $100
Train from Briancon to Sisteron
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $45
Rail 1st Class
$45 - $65
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 Valence Ville to Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$40 - $50
Train from Oulx-Cesana-Clav.-S. to Chambery Challes Les Eaux
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
$50 - $65
1st Class
$45 - $55
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Dorval to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $120
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$29 - $60
Economy
$55 - $80
EconomyPlus
$80 - $120
Business
$85 - $120
Bus operators
Zou! LER
Phone
+33 4 91 57 50 57
Email
webpresse@maregionsud.fr
Website
zou.maregionsud.fr
Bus from SISTERON - Gare SNCF - SISTERON to NICE - Aéroport - NICE
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
Zou! LER

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