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There are 9 ways to get from Crans-Montana to Cannes by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  10h 21m

  1. Take the train from Sierre/Siders to Genève 90 / ...
  2. Take the train from Geneve to Marseille St Charles Tgv
  3. Take the train from Marseille St Charles to Cannes Tgv / ...

142€ - 242€

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Bus  •  11h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Visp Train Station to Genoa Marittima Neuchatel-Genua-Savona
  2. Take the bus from Genoa - Via Fanti d'Italia to Cannes Bergamo > Milan > Nice - Airport > Cannes > Fréjus - Saint-Raphaël > Marseille - St-Charles Bus station > Marseille - Marseille Provence Airport > Nîmes > Montpellier

50€ - 85€

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Train via Milan  •  10h 25m

  1. Take the train from Brig to Milano Centrale Ec
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Cannes Ec

75€ - 136€

Train, bus  •  13h 3m

  1. Take the train from Sierre/Siders to Martigny 90 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Martigny, gare to Aosta, Autostazione 211
  3. Take the bus from Aosta to Nice, Nice Airport

Drive  •  6h 8m

  1. Drive from Crans-Montana to Cannes 568.7 km

65€ - 100€

Train to Geneva, fly  •  7h 5m

  1. Take the train from Sierre/Siders to Genève-Aéroport
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Nice (NCE) GVA - NCE

101€ - 432€

Train to Zurich, fly  •  7h 59m

  1. Take the train from Visp to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Nice (NCE) ZRH - NCE

155€ - 518€

Train, train to Basel, fly  •  7h 53m

  1. Take the train from Visp to Bern
  2. Take the train from Bern to Basel SBB
  3. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Nice (NCE) BSL - NCE

114€ - 458€

Train, train to Lyon, fly  •  9h 11m

  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 Nice (NCE) LYS - NCE

181€ - 511€

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The cheapest way to get from Crans-Montana to Cannes is to bus which costs SFr 50 - SFr 95 and takes 11h 26m.

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The quickest way to get from Crans-Montana to Cannes is to drive which costs SFr 70 - SFr 110 and takes 6h 8m.

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No, there is no direct train from Crans-Montana to Cannes. However, there are services departing from Montana Gare and arriving at Cannes via Sierre/Siders, Geneve and Marseille St Charles. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 21m.

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The distance between Crans-Montana and Cannes is 309 km. The road distance is 568.7 km.

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The best way to get from Crans-Montana to Cannes without a car is to train which takes 10h 21m and costs SFr 150 - SFr 260.

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It takes approximately 10h 21m to get from Crans-Montana to Cannes, including transfers.

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Crans-Montana to Cannes train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Sierre/Siders station.

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The best way to get from Crans-Montana to Cannes is to train which takes 10h 21m and costs SFr 150 - SFr 260. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 50 - SFr 95 and takes 11h 26m.

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The quickest flight from Geneva Airport to Nice Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Crans-Montana to Cannes train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at Cannes station.

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Map of how to get from Crans-Montana to Cannes.
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  • Distance: 309.3 km
  • Duration: 10h 21m

What companies run services between Crans-Montana, Switzerland and Cannes, France?

You can take a train from Crans-Montana to Cannes via Sierre/Siders SMC, Sierre/Siders, Geneve, and Marseille St Charles in around 10h 21m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Crans-Montana to Cannes via Sierre, poste/gare, Sierre/Siders, Visp, Visp Train Station, Genoa Marittima, and Genoa - Via Fanti d'Italia in around 11h 26m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 320€
Flights from Basel to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 180€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
30€ - 360€
Flights from Zurich to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 650€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lyon to Nice
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 250€
Nouvel Air Tunisie
Website
nouvelair.com
Flights from Lyon to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
25€ - 160€
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 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
50€ - 95€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Brig to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 75€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Sierre/Siders to Martigny
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
18€ - 35€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Sierre/Siders to Genève-Aéroport
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
50€ - 90€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Visp to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
65€ - 120€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Visp to Bern
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
25€ - 45€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Bern to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
26€ - 50€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 80€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Sierre/Siders to Geneve
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
40€ - 100€
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
40€ - 55€
1st Class
75€ - 100€
Train from Sierre/Siders to Martigny
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
17€ - 55€
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
17€ - 24€
1st Class
35€ - 55€
Train from Sierre/Siders to Geneve-Aeroport
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
40€ - 110€
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
40€ - 60€
1st Class
75€ - 110€
Train from Visp to Bern
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
17€ - 40€
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
17€ - 24€
1st Class
27€ - 40€
Train from Bern to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
18€ - 40€
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
18€ - 25€
1st Class
29€ - 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 Geneve to Marseille St Charles
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
75€ - 100€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
75€ - 90€
1st Class
85€ - 100€
Train from Marseille St Charles to Cannes
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 50€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
40€ - 50€
1st Class
40€ - 50€
Train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
20€ - 30€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
20€ - 23€
1st Class
25€ - 30€
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Marseille St Charles to Cannes
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
23€ - 50€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
23€ - 35€
Rail 1st Class
30€ - 50€
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Marseille St Charles to Cannes
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
15€ - 21€
Website
Thello
Train from Milano Centrale to Cannes
Ave. Duration
5h 14m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
22€ - 30€
Website
Thello
RegionalAlps
Phone
+41 27 720 47 47
Email
info@regionalps.ch
Website
regionalps.ch
Train from Sierre/Siders to Martigny
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
14€ - 28€
Website
RegionalAlps
Schedules at
Swiss Railways
2nd Class Ticket
14€ - 16€
1st Class Ticket
25€ - 28€
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Bern to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
15€ - 22€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Bus operators
ExpressBus
Phone
+41 842 000 888
Email
info@expressbus.ch
Website
expressbus.ch
Bus from Visp Train Station to Genoa Marittima
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
ExpressBus
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
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Genoa - Via Fanti d'Italia to Cannes
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
10€ - 14€
Website
Blablabus
Service d'automobiles TMR
Phone
+41 27 721 68 40
Email
info@tmrsa.ch
Website
tmrsa.ch
Bus from Martigny, gare to Aosta, Autostazione
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
5 times a week
Website
Service d'automobiles TMR
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Aosta to Nice, Nice Airport
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
21€ - 26€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Crans-Montana to Cannes is 569 km. It takes approximately 6h 8m to drive from Crans-Montana to Cannes.

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Swiss and easyJet offer flights from Geneva Airport to Nice Airport.

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