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There are 5 ways to get from Châtel-Saint-Denis to Val Thorens by train, bus, car 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  7h 39m

  1. Take the train from Palézieux to Genève 15 / ...
  2. Take the train from Gare de Genève to Gare de Chambéry-Chal.-les-Eaux
  3. Take the train from Chambery-Challes-E to St-Michel-Valloire

$87 - $138

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  7h 13m

  1. Take the train from Palézieux to Genève-Aéroport 15 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Geneva Airport to Moutiers
  3. Take the bus from Moutiers to Les Ménuires

$50 - $148

3 alternative options

Train, bus via Vevey, gare  •  7h 2m

  1. Take the train from Vevey to Genève-Aéroport 90
  2. Take the bus from Geneva Airport to Moutiers
  3. Take the bus from Moutiers to Les Ménuires

$55 - $156

Drive  •  2h 58m

  1. Drive from Châtel-Saint-Denis to Val Thorens 154.7 miles

$30 - $50

Train, shuttle  •  6h 4m

  1. Take the train from Vevey to Genève-Aéroport 90 / ...
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Genève Airport to Val Thorens Arolles

$76 - $123

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Châtel-Saint-Denis to Val Thorens is to drive which costs SFr 30 - SFr 50 and takes 2h 58m.

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The quickest way to get from Châtel-Saint-Denis to Val Thorens is to drive which costs SFr 30 - SFr 50 and takes 2h 58m.

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The distance between Châtel-Saint-Denis and Val Thorens is 139 km. The road distance is 247.5 km.

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The best way to get from Châtel-Saint-Denis to Val Thorens without a car is to train and bus which takes 7h 2m and costs SFr 50 - SFr 160.

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It takes approximately 7h 39m to get from Châtel-Saint-Denis to Val Thorens, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Châtel-Saint-Denis to Val Thorens is 248 km. It takes approximately 2h 58m to drive from Châtel-Saint-Denis to Val Thorens.

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There are 3243+ hotels available in Val Thorens. Prices start at $86 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Châtel-Saint-Denis to Val Thorens.
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  • Distance: 86.8 miles
  • Duration: 7h 39m

What companies run services between Châtel-Saint-Denis, Switzerland and Val Thorens, France?

You can take a train from Châtel-Saint-Denis to Val Thorens via Palézieux, Genève, Gare de Genève, Gare de Chambéry-Chal.-les-Eaux, Chambery-Challes-E, and St-Michel-Valloire in around 7h 39m.

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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Palézieux to Genève
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Chambery-Challes-E
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Vevey to Genève-Aéroport
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Palézieux to Genève-Aéroport
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 Genève to Gare de Chambéry-Chal.-les-Eaux
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $30
1st Class
$27 - $45
Train from Chambery-Challes-E to St-Michel-Valloire
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $27
1st Class
$24 - $40
Bus operators
Altibus
Phone
0 820 320 368
Email
info@altibus.com
Website
altibus.com
Bus from Geneva Airport to Moutiers
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $90
Schedules at
altibus.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 Moutiers to Les Ménuires
Ave. Duration
58m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Website
Ouibus
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
$40 - $60
More information at
BensBus

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