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There are 7 ways to get from Gare de Valence TGV to Utrecht by train, car or plane

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Train  •  6h 22m

  1. Take the train from Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud to Rotterdam Centraal Thalys
  2. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Utrecht Centraal Intercity

€187 - €392

Cheapest option

Drive to Marseille, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  4h 46m

  1. Drive from Gare de Valence TGV to Marseille
  2. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) MRS - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Utrecht Centraal

€81 - €273

5 alternative options

Train via Lille  •  7h 50m

  1. Take the train from Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud to Lille-Flandres Tgv
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe to Rotterdam Centraal Eil
  3. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Utrecht Centraal

€292 - €717

Drive  •  9h 32m

  1. Drive from Gare de Valence TGV to Utrecht 986.6 km

€120 - €190

Train to Lyon, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  4h 39m

  1. Take the train from Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud to Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) LYS - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Utrecht Centraal

€93 - €253

Train to Montpellier, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  6h 24m

  1. Take the train from Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud to Montpellier Sud de France
  2. Fly from Montpellier (MPL) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) MPL - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Utrecht Centraal

€143 - €282

Train to Lyon, fly to Dusseldorf, train  •  7h 6m

  1. Take the train from Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud to Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Dusseldorf (DUS) LYS - DUS
  3. Take the train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Utrecht Centraal

€107 - €273

Gare de Valence TGV to Utrecht by train

The train journey time between Gare de Valence TGV and Utrecht is around 6h 45m and covers a distance of around 1026 km. The fastest train normally takes 6h 45m. Operated by Thalys and Dutch Railways (NS), the Gare de Valence TGV to Utrecht train service departs from Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud and arrives in Utrecht Centraal. Typically only one train runs weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
6h 45m
Fastest train time:
6h 45m
Train distance:
1026 km
Trains per week:
1
Cheapest price:
€187
Carbon emissions:
54 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
16:57
Last train departs at:
16:57

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Gare de Valence TGV to Utrecht train schedules

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International entry into Netherlands from France

  • Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of France
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Aruba, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Curaçao, Cyprus, Faroe Islands, Greenland, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, Sint Maarten, South Korea, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, Taiwan, Ukraine, United States and Vatican

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Conditions of entry into Netherlands from France

  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
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  • Health declaration required
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  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Albania, Armenia, Aruba, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belgium, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Curaçao, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Faroe Islands, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Greenland, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Latvia, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macau, Malta, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Norway, Poland, Qatar, Romania, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, Sint Maarten, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Ukraine, United States and Vatican
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Albania, Armenia, Aruba, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belgium, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Curaçao, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Faroe Islands, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Greenland, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Latvia, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macau, Malta, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Norway, Poland, Qatar, Romania, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, Sint Maarten, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Ukraine, United States and Vatican
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area
  • Health declaration required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Rules to follow in Netherlands

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Considerations leaving from France

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, entry into Netherlands is currently allowed from France.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Utrecht is 1351.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Utrecht is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Utrecht is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1351.

No, but conditions apply when returning to France from Netherlands.

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Last updated: 28 Jul 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Gare de Valence TGV to Utrecht is to drive and fly and train which costs €80 - €280 and takes 4h 46m.

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The fastest way to get from Gare de Valence TGV to Utrecht is to train and fly. Taking this option will cost €90 - €260 and takes 4h 39m.

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No, there is no direct train from Gare de Valence TGV to Utrecht. However, there are services departing from Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud and arriving at Utrecht Centraal via Rotterdam Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 22m.

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The distance between Gare de Valence TGV and Utrecht is 789 km. The road distance is 986.6 km.

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The best way to get from Gare de Valence TGV to Utrecht without a car is to train which takes 6h 22m and costs €180 - €400.

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It takes approximately 6h 22m to get from Gare de Valence TGV to Utrecht, including transfers.

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Gare de Valence TGV to Utrecht train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud station.

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The quickest flight from Lyon Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 35m.

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Gare de Valence TGV to Utrecht train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), arrive at Utrecht Centraal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Gare de Valence TGV to Utrecht is 987 km. It takes approximately 9h 32m to drive from Gare de Valence TGV to Utrecht.

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  • Distance: 789.5 km
  • Duration: 6h 22m

What companies run services between Gare de Valence TGV, France and Utrecht, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Gare de Valence TGV to Utrecht via Rotterdam Centraal in around 6h 22m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lyon to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €360
Flights from Lyon to Amsterdam Schiphol via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €210
Flights from Marseille to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €340
Flights from Marseille to Amsterdam Schiphol via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €340
Flights from Montpellier to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €280
Flights from Montpellier to Amsterdam Schiphol via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €260
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Lyon to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €360
Flights from Marseille to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €340
Flights from Montpellier to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €280
Flights from Montpellier to Amsterdam Schiphol via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €260
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Lyon to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €390
Flights from Marseille to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€180 - €410
Flights from Marseille to Amsterdam Schiphol via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€180 - €410
Flights from Lyon to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €390
Flights from Lyon to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€110 - €390
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Lyon to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€95 - €260
Flights from Montpellier to Amsterdam Schiphol via Basel
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €180
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Marseille to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Marseille to Amsterdam Schiphol via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€180 - €490
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Marseille to Amsterdam Schiphol via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €450
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Lyon to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€40 - €120
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€170 - €370
Website
Thalys
Standard
€170 - €240
Comfort
€190 - €250
Premium
€270 - €370
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€10 - €24
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€10 - €15
1st Class
€17 - €24
Train from Schiphol Airport to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€8 - €19
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€8 - €12
1st Class
€14 - €19
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 Lille-Flandres
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€200 - €360
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud to Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€29 - €55
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud to Montpellier Sud de France
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€60 - €110
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 Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud to Montpellier Sud De France
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €55
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€45 - €55
1st Class
€40 - €50
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 Duesseldorf Hbf to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
Deutsche Bahn

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