There are 4 ways to get from Geneva to Orelle by train, bus, shuttle or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Chambery-Challes-E
  2. Take the train from Chambery-Challes-E to St-Michel-Valloire

$55 - $80

Cheapest option

Bus, train, shuttle  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Geneva to Chambéry 739
  2. Take the train from Chambery-Challes-E to St-Avre-la-Chambre
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Saint-Avre - La Chambre to Orelle

$33 - $47

2 alternative options

Bus  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Geneva Airport to Moutiers
  2. Take the bus from Moutiers to Val Thorens - UCPA T3

$48 - $131

Drive  •  1 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Geneva to Orelle 111.8 miles

$24 - $35

Questions & Answers

The distance between Geneva and Orelle is 114 km. The road distance is 178.9 km.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Orelle without a car is to train which takes 3 h 44 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 44 min to get from Geneva to Orelle, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Orelle is to train which takes 3 h 44 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h 38 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Geneva to Orelle is 179 km. It takes approximately 1 h 49 min to drive from Geneva to Orelle.

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There are 2042+ hotels available in Orelle. Prices start at $59 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Geneva to Orelle.
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  • Distance: 71.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 44 min

What companies run services between Geneva, Switzerland and Orelle, France?

You can take a train from Geneva to Orelle via Chambery-Challes-E and St-Michel-Valloire in around 3 h 44 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Geneva to Orelle via Moutiers and Val Thorens - UCPA in around 5 h 38 min.

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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Chambery-Challes-E
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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
Train from Chambery-Challes-E to St-Michel-Valloire
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $27
1st Class
$24 - $40
Train from Chambery-Challes-E to St-Avre-la-Chambre
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$16 - $23
1st Class
$20 - $35
Bus operators
Altibus
Phone
0 820 320 368
Email
info@altibus.com
Website
altibus.com
Bus from Geneva Airport to Moutiers
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $90
Schedules at
altibus.com
Bus from Moutiers to Val Thorens - UCPA
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
altibus.com
Shuttle from Saint-Avre - La Chambre to Orelle
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Schedules at
altibus.com
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 Geneva to Chambéry
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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