There are 8 ways to get from France to Pontresina by train, bus, 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  •  10 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Zürich HB Tgv
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Chur 3 / ...
  3. Take the train from Chur to Samedan 1-Y / ...

$184 - $267

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Fly Paris CDG to Milan Linate, train  •  10 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Milan Linate (LIN) CDG - LIN
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Tirano
  3. Take the train from Tirano to Surovas

$82 - $288

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Bus, train  •  18 h

  1. Take the bus from Paris Gallieni to Basel
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Chur 3 / ...
  3. Take the train from Chur to Samedan 1-Y / ...

$174 - $292

Drive  •  8 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Paris to Pontresina 543.1 miles

$110 - $170

Fly Nice to Zurich, train  •  8 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Zurich (ZRH) NCE - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Chur
  3. Take the train from Chur to Samedan

$149 - $391

Fly Lyon to Zurich, train  •  8 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Zurich (ZRH) LYS - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Chur
  3. Take the train from Chur to Samedan

$155 - $373

Fly Paris Orly to Milan Linate, train  •  10 h 14 min

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

$88 - $330

Fly Lyon to Milan Malpensa, train  •  10 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) LYS - MXP
  2. Take the train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Centrale
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Tirano
  4. Take the train from Tirano to Surovas

$117 - $314

Questions & Answers

The distance between France and Pontresina is 613 km. The road distance is 868.9 km.

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The best way to get from France to Pontresina without a car is to train which takes 10 h 9 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 10 h 9 min to get from France to Pontresina, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Nice Airport to Zurich Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between France to Pontresina is 869 km. It takes approximately 8 h 36 min to drive from France to Pontresina.

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Lufthansa and Swiss offer flights from Nice Airport to Zurich Airport.

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There are 1074+ hotels available in Pontresina. Prices start at $85 USD per night.

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The best way to get from France to Nice Airport is to line 99 bus which takes 13 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from France to Pontresina.
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  • Distance: 383.1 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 9 min

What companies run services between France and Pontresina, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Paris to Pontresina via Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare de Lyon, Zürich HB, Chur, Samedan, and Samedan, Bahnhof in around 10 h 9 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $550
Flights from Paris Orly to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $650
Flights from Lyon to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $500
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $700
Flights from Lyon to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $500
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Nice to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Nice to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Paris CDG to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Twin Jet
Website
twinjet.fr
Flights from Lyon to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $410
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $250
Flights from Paris Orly to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Lyon to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $500
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Milan Linate via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,400
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $230
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 Chur
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Chur to Samedan
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Chur
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Rhätische Bahn
Phone
+41 81 288 65 65
Website
rhb.ch
Train from Chur to Samedan
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Schedules at
rhb.ch
Book at
rhb.ch
Train from Tirano to Surovas
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $25
Schedules at
rhb.ch
Book at
rhb.ch
Trenord
Phone
+39 02 7249 4494
Email
my-link@trenord.it
Website
trenord.it
Train from Milano Centrale to Tirano
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $45
Schedules at
trenord.it
Train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $15
Schedules at
trenord.it
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 Tirano to Surovas
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Paris Gallieni to Basel
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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