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There are 9 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  •  10h 3m

  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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Bus  •  19h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Milan, Milan N729 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Milano - Bus Station Lampugnano to Silvaplana 51

$78 - $126

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Bus, train  •  17h 55m

  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  •  8h 36m

  1. Drive from Paris to Pontresina 543.1 miles

$110 - $170

Fly Nice to Zurich, train  •  8h 27m

  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 Paris CDG to Milan Linate, train  •  10h 52m

  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

$83 - $286

Fly Marseille to Milan Malpensa, train  •  10h 37m

  1. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) MRS - 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

$106 - $359

Fly Lyon to Milan Malpensa, train  •  10h 45m

  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

Fly Paris Orly to Milan Linate, train  •  10h 41m

  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

$89 - $328

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The cheapest way to get from France to Pontresina is to bus which costs 65€ - 110€ and takes 19h 17m.

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The quickest way to get from France to Pontresina is to fly and train which costs 120€ - 340€ and takes 8h 27m.

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No, there is no direct bus from France to Pontresina. However, there are services departing from Petit Pont and arriving at Pontresina, Punt Ota Sur via Paris, Paris, Milano - Bus Station Lampugnano and Silvaplana, Kreisel Mitte. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19h 17m.

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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 10h 3m and costs 160€ - 240€.

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It takes approximately 10h 3m to get from France to Pontresina, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from France to Pontresina is to train which takes 10h 3m and costs 160€ - 240€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 65€ - 110€ and takes 19h 17m.

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

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France to Pontresina bus services, operated by Autostradale, arrive at Silvaplana station.

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Map of how to get from France to Pontresina.
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  • Distance: 383.1 miles
  • Duration: 10h 3m

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 10h 3m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Paris to Pontresina via Ministere De L'economie Et Des Finances, Paris, Paris, Milano - Bus Station Lampugnano, Silvaplana, and Silvaplana, Kreisel Mitte in around 19h 17m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $700
Flights from Marseille to Milan Malpensa via Lyon
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
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
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $550
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 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 50m
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
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Nice to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $250
Flights from Paris Orly to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Nice to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Paris CDG to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
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
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Paris CDG to Milan Linate via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $550
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
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
1h 31m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Chur to Samedan
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Chur
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
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
1h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Schedules at
rhb.ch
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rhb.ch
Train from Tirano to Surovas
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $25
Schedules at
rhb.ch
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rhb.ch
Trenord
Phone
+39 02 7249 4494
Email
my-link@trenord.it
Website
trenord.it
Train from Milano Centrale to Tirano
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $45
Website
Trenord
Train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
52m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $15
Website
Trenord
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
1h 53m
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
10h 15m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
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.

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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 Milano - Bus Station Lampugnano to Silvaplana
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
Autostradale

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Yes, the driving distance between France to Pontresina is 869 km. It takes approximately 8h 36m 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 1192+ hotels available in Pontresina. Prices start at $95 USD per night.

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The best way to get from France to Nice Airport is to line 99 bus which takes 13m and costs 6€.

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