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There are 10 ways to get from France to Chiasso by train, bus, night train, car 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 via Zürich HB  •  9h 23m

  1. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Zürich HB Tgv
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Chiasso Eurocity / ...

$177 - $252

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Fly Paris Orly to Milan Malpensa, train  •  6h 14m

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) ORY - MXP
  2. Take the train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Chiasso

$49 - $204

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Train  •  9h 40m

  1. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Milano Porta Garibaldi Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Porta Garibaldi to Chiasso S 83153 (379) / ...

$167 - $198

Bus  •  15h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Milan, Milan N729 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Milan, Terminal Bus di Lampugnano to Chiasso Dogana 45

$59 - $97

Night train, train  •  13h 47m

  1. Take the night train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Milano Centrale En
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Chiasso Ec

$105 - $168

Drive  •  8h 18m

  1. Drive from Paris to Chiasso 542.1 miles

$110 - $170

Fly Marseille to Milan Malpensa, train  •  5h 56m

  1. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) MRS - MXP
  2. Take the train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Chiasso

$78 - $284

Fly Lyon to Milan Malpensa, train  •  6h 3m

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) LYS - MXP
  2. Take the train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Chiasso

$89 - $239

Fly Paris CDG to Milan Malpensa, train  •  6h 26m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) CDG - MXP
  2. Take the train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Chiasso

$53 - $182

Fly Paris Orly to Milan Linate, train  •  6h 4m

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Milan Linate (LIN) ORY - LIN
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Chiasso

$67 - $264

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The cheapest way to get from France to Chiasso is to fly and train which costs 45€ - 160€ and takes 6h 26m.

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The quickest way to get from France to Chiasso is to fly and train which costs 65€ - 250€ and takes 5h 56m.

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No, there is no direct bus from France to Chiasso. However, there are services departing from Petit Pont and arriving at Chiasso Dogana via Paris, Paris and Milan, Terminal Bus di Lampugnano. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 39m.

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The distance between France and Chiasso is 556 km. The road distance is 867.4 km.

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The best way to get from France to Chiasso without a car is to train which takes 9h 23m and costs 150€ - 220€.

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It takes approximately 9h 23m to get from France to Chiasso, including transfers.

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France to Chiasso bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Paris, Paris station.

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The best way to get from France to Chiasso is to train which takes 9h 23m and costs 150€ - 220€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 50€ - 85€ and takes 15h 39m.

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The quickest flight from Marseille Airport to Milan Malpensa Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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France to Chiasso bus services, operated by Autostradale, arrive at Chiasso Dogana station.

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Map of how to get from France to Chiasso.
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  • Distance: 347.4 miles
  • Duration: 9h 23m

What companies run services between France and Chiasso, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Paris to Chiasso via Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare de Lyon, and Zürich HB in around 9h 23m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Paris to Chiasso via Ministere De L'economie Et Des Finances, Paris, Paris, and Milan, Terminal Bus di Lampugnano in around 15h 39m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Marseille to Milan Malpensa via Lyon
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from Lyon to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $500
Flights from Paris CDG to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $600
Flights from Paris Orly to Milan Malpensa via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $1,900
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from Paris Orly to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Lyon to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $500
Flights from Paris CDG to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $3,700
Flights from Paris Orly to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Paris Orly to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $650
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Marseille to Milan Malpensa via Lyon
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from Lyon to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $500
Flights from Paris Orly to Milan Malpensa via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $1,900
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Aigle Azur
Website
aigle-azur.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Twin Jet
Website
twinjet.fr
Flights from Marseille to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $250
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
4h 14m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $230
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Milano Porta Garibaldi
Ave. Duration
7h 9m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$160 - $180
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$160 - $180
1st Class
$210 - $320
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 Zürich HB to Chiasso
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 Milano Porta Garibaldi to Chiasso
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $12
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Chiasso
Ave. Duration
42m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $16
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenord
Phone
+39 02 7249 4494
Email
my-link@trenord.it
Website
trenord.it
Train from Milano Porta Garibaldi to Chiasso
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $16
Website
Trenord
Train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Chiasso
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $20
Website
Trenord
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Night train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
en.oui.sncf
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 Milano Centrale to Chiasso
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Paris, Paris to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Autostradale
Phone
+39 02 3008 9000
Email
info@autostradale.it
Website
autostradale.it
Bus from Milan, Terminal Bus di Lampugnano to Chiasso Dogana
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
Autostradale

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Yes, the driving distance between France to Chiasso is 867 km. It takes approximately 8h 18m to drive from France to Chiasso.

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Twin Jet and Hop! offer flights from Marseille Airport to Milan Malpensa Airport.

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There are 2690+ hotels available in Chiasso. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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The best way to get from France to Marseille Airport is to bus which takes 25m and costs 1€ - 4€.

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