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There are 9 ways to get from Gare de Valence TGV to Modena by train, plane, car or bus

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Train to Lyon, fly to Bologna  •  4h 55m

  1. Take the train from Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud to Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Bologna (BLQ) LYS - BLQ

€96 - €284

Cheapest option

Bus  •  11h 2m

  1. Take the bus from Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud to Grenoble-Gare-Routière B
  2. Take the bus from Grenoble to Milan 740
  3. Take the bus from Milano Lampugnano to Modena 64

€39 - €55

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Train to Lyon, fly to Venice, train  •  6h 56m

  1. Take the train from Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud to Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Venice (VCE) LYS - VCE
  3. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Bologna Centrale

€80 - €285

Drive to Marseille, fly to Bologna  •  4h 32m

  1. Drive from Gare de Valence TGV to Marseille
  2. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Bologna (BLQ) MRS - BLQ

€61 - €178

Train to Lyon, fly to Milan Malpensa, bus, train  •  7h 18m

  1. Take the train from Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud to Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) LYS - MXP
  3. Take the bus from Milan Malpensa Airport Terminal 1 to Milan Centrale Via Giovanni Battista Sammartini
  4. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Modena

€104 - €224

Train  •  9h 51m

  1. Take the train from Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud to Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux Ter
  2. Take the train from Chambery Challes Les Eaux to Torino Porta Susa Tgv
  3. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Bologna Centrale Fr

€96 - €198

Train via Milan  •  10h 11m

  1. Take the train from Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud to Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux Ter
  2. Take the train from Chambery Challes Les Eaux to Milano P.Garibaldi Tgv
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Modena Fr / ...

€93 - €178

Train, bus  •  11h 37m

  1. Take the train from Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud to Grenoble Ter / ...
  2. Take the bus from Grenoble to Turin 503 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Torino to Modena North

€39 - €65

Drive  •  5h 56m

  1. Drive from Gare de Valence TGV to Modena 605.2 km

€75 - €110

Gare de Valence TGV to Modena by train

The train journey time between Gare de Valence TGV and Modena is around 13h 8m and covers a distance of around 743 km. The fastest train normally takes 9h 40m. Operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), SNCF, TGV inOui and others, the Gare de Valence TGV to Modena train service departs from Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud and arrives in Modena. Typically 14 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
13h 8m
Fastest train time:
9h 40m
Trains per week:
14
Cheapest price:
€116
Carbon emissions:
39 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:55
Last train departs at:
15:23

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Gare de Valence TGV to Modena train schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Gare de Valence TGV to Modena is to bus which costs €35 - €55 and takes 11h 2m.

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The quickest way to get from Gare de Valence TGV to Modena is to drive and fly which costs €60 - €180 and takes 4h 32m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Gare de Valence TGV to Modena. However, there are services departing from Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud and arriving at Modena via Grenoble and Milano Lampugnano. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 2m.

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No, there is no direct train from Gare de Valence TGV to Modena. However, there are services departing from Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud and arriving at Modena via Chambery Challes Les Eaux, Torino Porta Susa and Bologna Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 51m.

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It is 470 km from Gare de Valence TGV to Modena. It is approximately 605.2 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Gare de Valence TGV to Modena without a car is to train which takes 9h 51m and costs €95 - €200.

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It takes approximately 4h 55m to get from Gare de Valence TGV to Modena, including transfers.

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Gare de Valence TGV to Modena bus services, operated by Swiss PostAuto, depart from Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud station.

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Gare de Valence TGV to Modena train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud station.

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The best way to get from Gare de Valence TGV to Modena is to train which takes 9h 51m and costs €95 - €200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €35 - €55 and takes 11h 2m.

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Map of how to get from Gare de Valence TGV to Modena.
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  • Distance: 470.5 km
  • Duration: 4h 55m

What companies run services between Gare de Valence TGV, France and Modena, Italy?

You can take a train from Gare de Valence TGV to Modena via Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux, Chambery Challes Les Eaux, Torino Porta Susa, and Bologna Centrale in around 9h 51m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Gare de Valence TGV to Modena via Grenoble and Milano Lampugnano in around 11h 2m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lyon to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €550
Flights from Lyon to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€85 - €190
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Lyon to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€23 - €200
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Lyon to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€30 - €190
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Lyon to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€130 - €410
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Marseille to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€9 - €70
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 Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud to Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€29 - €55
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud to Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€45 - €85
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€29 - €55
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud to Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€24 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€30 - €35
1st Class
€24 - €29
Train from Chambery Challes Les Eaux to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€40 - €50
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€40 - €50
1st Class
€40 - €50
Train from Chambery Challes Les Eaux to Milano P.Garibaldi
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€60 - €75
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€60 - €70
1st Class
€60 - €75
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Mestre to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€14 - €55
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€14 - €20
Base Standard
€30 - €45
Base Premium
€35 - €55
Train from Milano Centrale to Modena
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€16 - €60
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€16 - €22
Base Standard
€30 - €45
Base Premium
€40 - €60
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€27 - €90
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€27 - €40
Base Standard
€50 - €70
Base Premium
€60 - €90
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 Venezia Mestre to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €21
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€19 - €21
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Mestre to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€14 - €45
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€17 - €24
Smart Low Cost
€14 - €21
Smart Flex
€30 - €45
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Mestre to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€10 - €15
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€10 - €15
Train from Milano Centrale to Modena
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€12 - €17
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€12 - €17
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 Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud to Chambery Challes Les Eaux
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€19 - €45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€19 - €28
Rail 1st Class
€29 - €45
Train from Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€12 - €28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€12 - €18
Rail 1st Class
€19 - €28
Bus operators
TerraVision IT
Email
customerservices@terravision.eu
Website
terravision.eu
Bus from Milan Malpensa Airport Terminal 1 to Milan Centrale Via Giovanni Battista Sammartini
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€8 - €10
Schedules at
terravision.eu
Autostradale
Phone
+39 02 3008 9000
Email
info@autostradale.it
Website
autostradale.it
Bus from Milan Malpensa Airport T1 to Milan Centrale
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
Autostradale
Website
Autostradale
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud to Grenoble-Gare-Routière
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€6 - €10
Website
Swiss PostAuto
Schedules at
SBB
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 Grenoble to Milan
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€19 - €24
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Grenoble to Turin
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€13 - €17
Website
flixbus.co.uk
InterSaj
Phone
0981 500331
Email
info@saj.it
Website
saj.it
Bus from Milano Lampugnano to Modena
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€13 - €22
Schedules at
saj.it
Book at
intersajticket.it
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Gare de Valence TGV to Modena bus services, operated by InterSaj, arrive at Modena station.

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Gare de Valence TGV to Modena train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Bologna Centrale station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Gare de Valence TGV to Modena is 605 km. It takes approximately 5h 56m to drive from Gare de Valence TGV to Modena.

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