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  •  8 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Palézieux to Genève 15 / ...
  2. Take the train from Genève to Chambery-Challes-E
  3. Take the train from Chambery-Challes-E to St-Michel-Valloire

$83 - $134

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  7 h 32 min

  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 Val Thorens T3

$62 - $162

3 alternative options

Train, bus via Vevey, gare  •  7 h 19 min

  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 Val Thorens T3

$66 - $170

Drive  •  2 h 58 min

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

$30 - $50

Train, shuttle  •  6 h 34 min

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

$76 - $128

Questions & Answers

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 7 h 19 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 9 min 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 2 h 58 min to drive from Châtel-Saint-Denis to Val Thorens.

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There are 2032+ hotels available in Val Thorens. Prices start at $62 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: 8 h 9 min

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, Chambery-Challes-E, and St-Michel-Valloire in around 8 h 9 min.

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
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Chambery-Challes-E
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $26
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Vevey to Genève-Aéroport
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Palézieux to Genève-Aéroport
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
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 Chambery-Challes-E to St-Michel-Valloire
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 3 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
2 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $90
Schedules at
altibus.com
Bus from Moutiers to Val Thorens
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
altibus.com
BensBus
Website
bensbus.co.uk
Shuttle from Genève Airport to Val Thorens Arolles
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
bensbus.co.uk

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