There are 3 ways to get from Geneva to Sestriere by train, bus or car

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Train  •  4 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Chambery-Challes-E
  2. Take the train from Chambery-Challes-E to Oulx-Cesana-Claviere-Sestriere Tgv

$100 - $134

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Bus  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Geneva - Airport to Chambéry Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Chambéry to Oulx N729

$14 - $37

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Geneva to Sestriere 148.8 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Geneva to Sestriere is to bus which costs SFr 13 - SFr 40 and takes 6 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Geneva to Sestriere is to drive which costs SFr 30 - SFr 50 and takes 2 h 38 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Geneva to Sestriere. However, there are services departing from Geneva - Airport and arriving at Sestriere via Chambéry and Oulx. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 5 min.

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The distance between Geneva and Sestriere is 150 km. The road distance is 238 km.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Sestriere without a car is to train which takes 4 h 34 min and costs SFr 95 - SFr 130.

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It takes approximately 4 h 34 min to get from Geneva to Sestriere, including transfers.

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Geneva to Sestriere bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Geneva - Airport station.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Sestriere is to train which takes 4 h 34 min and costs SFr 95 - SFr 130. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 13 - SFr 40 and takes 6 h 5 min.

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Geneva to Sestriere bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Oulx station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Geneva to Sestriere is 238 km. It takes approximately 2 h 38 min to drive from Geneva to Sestriere.

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  • Distance: 93.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 34 min

What companies run services between Geneva, Switzerland and Sestriere, Italy?

You can take a train from Geneva to Sestriere via Chambery-Challes-E and Oulx-Cesana-Claviere-Sestriere in around 4 h 34 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Geneva to Sestriere via Chambéry and Oulx in around 6 h 5 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.

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Website
sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Chambery-Challes-E
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Chambery-Challes-E to Oulx-Cesana-Claviere-Sestriere
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$29 - $35
1st Class
$49 - $55
Bus operators
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

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Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Geneva - Airport to Chambéry
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
Ouibus
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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Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Chambéry to Oulx
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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