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There are 8 ways to get from Cannes to Alps by train, bus, car, plane or shuttle

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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Train  •  9 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Cannes to Avignon TGV Tgv
  2. Take the train from Avignon TGV to Bellegarde(Ain) Tgv
  3. Take the train from Gare de Bellegarde-Gare to Gare de St-Gervais-L-B-Le-Fayet

$188 - $225

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Bus FlixBus  •  9 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Nice, Nice to Turin, Torino 404
  2. Take the bus from Turin, Torino to Courmayeur N405 / ...

$33 - $70

6 alternative options

Train, bus  •  10 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Cannes to Ventimiglia
  2. Take the train from Ventimiglia to Torino Lingotto Rv
  3. Take the bus from Turin, Torino to Courmayeur

$43 - $81

Bus Eurolines FR  •  11 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Nice to Turin
  2. Take the bus from Torino to Aosta

$86 - $129

Drive  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Cannes to Alps 299.4 miles

$60 - $95

Fly Nice to Lyon, bus  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Lyon (LYS) NCE - LYS
  2. Take the bus from Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport to St-Gervais-les-Bains - Le Fayet

$103 - $337

Fly Nice to Geneva, shuttle  •  6 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Geneva (GVA) NCE - GVA
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Geneva Airport to Chamonix sud

$73 - $167

Train to Marseille, fly to Lyon, bus  •  8 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Gare de Cannes to Gare de Marseille-St-Charles
  2. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Lyon (LYS) MRS - LYS
  3. Take the bus from Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport to St-Gervais-les-Bains - Le Fayet

$145 - $432

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The cheapest way to get from Cannes to Alps is to train and bus which costs 35€ - 75€ and takes 10 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cannes to Alps is to drive which costs 55€ - 85€ and takes 5 h 10 min.

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The distance between Cannes and Alps is 254 km. The road distance is 479 km.

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The best way to get from Cannes to Alps without a car is to train which takes 9 h 2 min and costs 160€ - 200€.

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It takes approximately 9 h 2 min to get from Cannes to Alps, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Cannes to Alps is to train which takes 9 h 2 min and costs 160€ - 200€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 28€ - 65€ and takes 9 h 6 min.

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The quickest flight from Nice Airport to Lyon Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cannes to Alps is 479 km. It takes approximately 5 h 10 min to drive from Cannes to Alps.

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Nouvel Air Tunisie and Hop! offer flights from Nice Airport to Lyon Airport.

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There are 2480+ hotels available in Alps. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Cannes to Alps.
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  • Distance: 158.8 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 2 min

What companies run services between Cannes, France and Alps, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France?

You can take a train from Cannes to Alps via Avignon TGV, Bellegarde(Ain), Gare de Bellegarde-Gare, and Gare de St-Gervais-L-B-Le-Fayet in around 9 h 2 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cannes to Alps via Nice Airport, Nice, Nice, Turin, Torino, and Courmayeur in around 9 h 6 min.

Airlines
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Nice to Lyon
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $450
Flights from Marseille to Lyon
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $600
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Nice to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $190
Nouvel Air Tunisie
Website
nouvelair.com
Flights from Nice to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$26 - $220
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Nice to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Cannes to Avignon TGV
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$55 - $70
1st Class
$85 - $110
Train from Avignon TGV to Bellegarde(Ain)
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $80
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$70 - $80
1st Class
$100 - $140
Train from Cannes to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $50
1st Class
$60 - $80
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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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Gare de Bellegarde-Gare to Gare de St-Gervais-L-B-Le-Fayet
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $30
1st Class
$27 - $45
Train from Cannes to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Gare de Cannes to Gare de Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $70
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Ventimiglia to Torino Lingotto
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$30 - $40
Bus operators
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 Nice, Nice to Turin, Torino
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $28
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Turin, Torino to Courmayeur
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Lirosi Linee
Phone
0966 57552
Email
info@lirosilinee.com
Website
lirosilinee.com
Bus from Torino to Aosta
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
lirosilinee.com
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 St-Gervais-les-Bains - Le Fayet
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Ouibus
Swisstours Transport SA
Phone
+41 22 781 04 04
Email
info@stts.ch
Website
cham-transfers.com
Shuttle from Geneva Airport to Chamonix sud
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
cham-transfers.com

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The best way to get from Cannes to Nice Airport is to train which takes 30 min and costs 10€ - 14€.

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