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There are 7 ways to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Val Thorens by plane, shuttle, train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly to Geneva, shuttle  •  5 h 21 min

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

$76 - $229

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Bus  •  17 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Antwerp to Lyon Saint-Exupéry Airport, Lyon Aéroport Saint Exupéry N760
  2. Take the bus from Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport to Les Ménuires Ouibus

$54 - $90

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Fly to Lyon, shuttle  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Lyon (LYS) BRU - LYS
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Lyon - Saint Exupery Airport to Val Thorens

$59 - $284

Fly to Turin, train  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Turin (TRN) BRU - TRN
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Modane

$114 - $340

Train  •  9 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Chambery Thalys
  2. Take the train from Chambery-Challes-E to St-Michel-Valloire Lyon - / ...

$265 - $345

Bus, train, shuttle  •  18 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels North to Basel
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Bern Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Bern to Genève-Aéroport 1 / ...
  4. Take a shuttle bus from Genève Airport to Val Thorens Arolles

$173 - $293

Drive  •  9 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Val Thorens 593.9 miles

$120 - $190

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The cheapest way to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Val Thorens is to bus which costs 45€ - 80€ and takes 17 h 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Val Thorens is to fly and shuttle which costs 65€ - 200€ and takes 5 h 21 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Val Thorens. However, there are services departing from Brussels Airport and arriving at Les Ménuires via Antwerp and Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 49 min.

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The distance between Brussels Airport (BRU) and Val Thorens is 642 km. The road distance is 950.2 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Val Thorens without a car is to bus which takes 17 h 49 min and costs 45€ - 80€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 21 min to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Val Thorens, including transfers.

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Brussels Airport (BRU) to Val Thorens bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Antwerp station.

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The best way to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Val Thorens is to train which takes 9 h 25 min and costs 230€ - 300€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 45€ - 80€ and takes 17 h 49 min.

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The quickest flight from Brussels Airport to Geneva Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Brussels Airport (BRU) to Val Thorens bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Les Ménuires station.

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Map of how to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Val Thorens.
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  • Distance: 401.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 21 min

What companies run services between Brussels Airport (BRU), Belgium and Val Thorens, France?

You can take a train from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Val Thorens via Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid, Brussel-Zuid/Midi, Chambery, Chambery-Challes-E, and St-Michel-Valloire in around 9 h 25 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Val Thorens via Antwerp, Lyon Saint-Exupéry Airport, Lyon Aéroport Saint Exupéry, and Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport in around 17 h 49 min.

Airlines
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $460
Flights from Brussels to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $370
Flights from Brussels to Turin
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $850
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Brussels to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Brussels to Lyon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Brussels to Lyon via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Brussels to Turin via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Brussels to Turin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Brussels to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $460
Flights from Brussels to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $400
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Brussels to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Brussels to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Modane
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$24 - $30
1st Class
$43 - $45
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Chambery
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$210 - $270
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$210 - $270
1st Class
$280 - $390
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. 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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Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Chambery-Challes-E to St-Michel-Valloire
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $27
1st Class
$24 - $40
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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Bern
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Genève-Aéroport
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
BensBus
Email
info@nofussbus.co.uk
Website
bensbus.co.uk
Shuttle from Genève Airport to Val Thorens Arolles
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $60
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BensBus
Altibus
Phone
0 820 320 368
Email
info@altibus.com
Website
altibus.com
Shuttle from Lyon - Saint Exupery Airport to Val Thorens
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $85
Schedules at
altibus.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Antwerp to Lyon Saint-Exupéry Airport, Lyon Aéroport Saint Exupéry
Ave. Duration
11 h 51 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 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 Les Ménuires
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Brussels North to Basel
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Book at
eurolines.ch

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Yes, the driving distance between Brussels Airport (BRU) to Val Thorens is 950 km. It takes approximately 9 h 6 min to drive from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Val Thorens.

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easyJet, Swiss, Brussels Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from Brussels Airport to Geneva Airport.

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There are 3130+ hotels available in Val Thorens. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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