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There are 9 ways to get from Chalais to Binic by train, car, bus or plane

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

  1. Take the train from Sierre/Siders to Genève
  2. Take the train from Geneve to Aix Les Bains Le Revard
  3. Take the train from Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard to Saint-Brieuc

Cheapest option

Drive, bus

  1. Drive from Chalais to Jaun, Kappelboden
  2. Take the bus from Fribourg to Paris
  3. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Saint-Brieuc

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Drive

  1. Drive from Chalais to Binic

Train, train to Lyon, fly to Rennes

  1. Take the train from Sierre/Siders to Genève
  2. Take the train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
  3. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Rennes (RNS)
  4. Take the train from Rennes to St Brieuc

Train to Geneva, fly to Nantes, train

  1. Take the train from Sierre/Siders to Genève-Aéroport
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Nantes (NTE)
  3. Take the train from Nantes to Rennes
  4. Take the train from Rennes to St Brieuc

Train, train to Lyon, fly to Nantes

  1. Take the train from Sierre/Siders to Genève
  2. Take the train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
  3. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Nantes (NTE)
  4. Take the train from Nantes to Rennes
  5. Take the train from Rennes to St Brieuc

Train, train to Lyon, fly to Brest

  1. Take the train from Sierre/Siders to Genève
  2. Take the train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
  3. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Brest (BES)
  4. Take the train from Brest to St Brieuc

Train to Basel, fly to Nantes, train

  1. Take the train from Visp to Basel SBB
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Nantes (NTE)
  3. Take the train from Nantes to Rennes
  4. Take the train from Rennes to St Brieuc

Train to Geneva, fly to Paris CDG, train

  1. Take the train from Sierre/Siders to Genève-Aéroport
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Paris CDG (CDG)
  3. Take the train from Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy to Massy Tgv
  4. Take the train from Massy Tgv to St Brieuc

Chalais to Binic by bus and train

The journey time between Chalais and Binic is around 25h 46m and covers a distance of around 1237 km. This includes an average layover time of around 15h 17m. The fastest journey normally takes 25h 46m. Operated by Autotransports Sion-Grône-Sierre, Swiss PostAuto, Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) and others, the Chalais to Binic service departs from Chalais, poste and arrives in BINIC Estran. Typically only one service runs weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
10h 29m
Layover time:
15h 17m
Total time:
25h 46m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
25h 46m
Journey distance:
1237 km
Services per week:
1
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
66 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
08:06
Last service departs at:
08:06

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Chalais to Binic bus and train schedules

Switzerland → France
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International entry into France from Switzerland

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into France from Switzerland

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from Switzerland
  • Health declaration required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Cyprus, Greece, Malta, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain and United Kingdom
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
This applies to arrivals from Cyprus, Greece, Malta, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain and United Kingdom
  • 7-day mandatory self-quarantine
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Afghanistan, Andorra, Australia, Bahrain, Brazil, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Comoros, Costa Rica, Cuba, Georgia, Hong Kong, Iran, Japan, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Maldives, Monaco, New Zealand, Pakistan, Qatar, Russia, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Seychelles, Singapore, South Korea, Suriname, Taiwan, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Vanuatu and Vatican
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Afghanistan, Brazil, Costa Rica, Cuba, Georgia, Iran, Maldives, Pakistan, Russia, Seychelles, Suriname and Turkey
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Australia, Bahrain, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Comoros, Hong Kong, Japan, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Monaco, New Zealand, Qatar, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Singapore, South Korea, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Vanuatu and Vatican
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Australia, Bahrain, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Comoros, Hong Kong, Japan, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Monaco, New Zealand, Qatar, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Singapore, South Korea, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Vanuatu and Vatican
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Australia, Bahrain, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Comoros, Hong Kong, Japan, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Monaco, New Zealand, Qatar, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Vanuatu and Vatican
  • Health declaration required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Rules to follow in France

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Considerations leaving from Switzerland

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering France from Switzerland.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Binic is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Binic is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Binic is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 130 000.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Switzerland from France.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 17 Oct 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chalais to Binic is to drive and bus which costs SFr 65 - SFr 110 and takes 22h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Chalais to Binic is to drive which costs SFr 120 - SFr 190 and takes 10h 13m.

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The distance between Chalais and Binic is 819 km. The road distance is 1037 km.

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The best way to get from Chalais to Binic without a car is to train which takes 13h 52m and costs SFr 200 - SFr 340.

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It takes approximately 13h 52m to get from Chalais to Binic, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Lyon Airport to Rennes Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chalais to Binic is 1037 km. It takes approximately 10h 13m to drive from Chalais to Binic.

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easyJet and Air France offer flights from Lyon Airport to Rennes Airport.

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Map of how to get from Chalais to Binic.
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  • Distance: 818.7 km
  • Duration: 13h 52m

What companies run services between Chalais, Switzerland and Binic, France?

You can take a train from Chalais to Binic via Sierre/Siders, gare, Sierre/Siders, Geneve, Aix Les Bains Le Revard, Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard, Saint-Brieuc, Gare Centre, Centre-Les Champs, and ST BRIEUC Les Champs in around 13h 52m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lyon to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€95 - €340
Flights from Lyon to Rennes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €340
Flights from Geneva to Nantes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €340
Flights from Lyon to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €220
Flights from Lyon to Brest
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €360
Flights from Lyon to Brest via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €360
Flights from Geneva to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €250
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Lyon to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €270
Flights from Geneva to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€50 - €220
Flights from Geneva to Nantes via Nice
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€50 - €220
Flights from Lyon to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€50 - €170
Flights from Lyon to Brest
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €240
Flights from Basel to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €210
Flights from Basel to Nantes via Nice
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €210
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €250
Flights from Geneva to Paris CDG via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€90 - €230
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Lyon to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€30 - €190
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 Sierre/Siders to Genève
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€50 - €95
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Geneve to Aix Les Bains Le Revard
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€23 - €45
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €75
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Sierre/Siders to Genève-Aéroport
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€50 - €90
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Visp to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Geneve to Aix Les Bains Le Revard
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€9 - €18
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€9 - €14
Rail 1st Class
€12 - €18
Train from Rennes to St Brieuc
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€13 - €35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€13 - €20
Rail 1st Class
€21 - €35
Train from Nantes to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€19 - €40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€19 - €27
Rail 1st Class
€28 - €40
Train from Brest to St Brieuc
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€18 - €40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€18 - €27
Rail 1st Class
€28 - €40
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 Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard to Saint-Brieuc
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€130 - €190
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€130 - €160
1st Class
€160 - €190
Train from Rennes to St Brieuc
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€27 - €40
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€32 - €37
1st Class
€27 - €32
Train from Nantes to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€35 - €45
1st Class
€30 - €40
Train from Brest to St Brieuc
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€35 - €45
1st Class
€30 - €40
Train from Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy to Massy Tgv
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€23 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€29 - €34
1st Class
€23 - €27
Train from Massy Tgv to St Brieuc
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€75 - €95
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€75 - €90
1st Class
€80 - €95
Trenitalia EuroCity

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 Visp to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€35 - €80
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
€35 - €50
1st Class
€55 - €80
DB/SBB/TI Eurocity Milano
Website
delfi.de
Train from Visp to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
delfi.de
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Fribourg to Paris
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris to Saint-Brieuc
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€23 - €28
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
fr.ouibus.com
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Saint-Brieuc
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€15 - €19
Website
Blablabus

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