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There are 3 ways to get from Les Houches to La Fouly by train or car

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Train  •  5h 11m

  1. Take the train from Les Houches to Vallorcine Ter / ...
  2. Take the train from Vallorcine to Martigny R / ...

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Train via Sembrancher  •  5h 13m

  1. Take the train from Les Houches to Vallorcine Ter / ...
  2. Take the train from Vallorcine to Martigny R / ...

Drive  •  1h 12m

  1. Drive from Les Houches to La Fouly 73.3 km

Les Houches to La Fouly by train and bus

The journey time between Les Houches and La Fouly is around 12h 37m and covers a distance of around 74 km. This includes an average layover time of around 9h 51m. The fastest journey normally takes 4h 54m. Operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), SNCF, Transports de Martigny et Régions and others, the Les Houches to La Fouly service departs from Les Houches and arrives in La Fouly VS. Typically five services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
2h 46m
Layover time:
9h 51m
Total time:
12h 37m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
4h 54m
Journey distance:
74 km
Services per week:
5
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
6 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
15:54
Last service departs at:
19:54

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Les Houches to La Fouly train and bus schedules

Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
France → Switzerland
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International entry into Switzerland from France

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into Switzerland from France

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area, Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, United States and Vatican

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Rules to follow in Switzerland

1.5m

Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from France

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

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Switzerland 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
  • Regional restriction measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in La Fouly is 0041 58 463 00 00.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in La Fouly is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in La Fouly is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 0041 58 463 00 00.

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

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 20 Sep 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Swiss Federal Office of Public Health.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Les Houches to La Fouly is to drive which costs €8 - €12 and takes 1h 12m.

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The quickest way to get from Les Houches to La Fouly is to drive which costs €8 - €12 and takes 1h 12m.

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The distance between Les Houches and La Fouly is 24 km. The road distance is 73.3 km.

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The best way to get from Les Houches to La Fouly without a car is to train which takes 5h 11m and costs .

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It takes approximately 5h 11m to get from Les Houches to La Fouly, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Les Houches to La Fouly is 73 km. It takes approximately 1h 12m to drive from Les Houches to La Fouly.

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There are 203+ hotels available in La Fouly. Prices start at SFr 87 per night.

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Map of how to get from Les Houches to La Fouly.
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  • Distance: 23.7 km
  • Duration: 5h 11m

What companies run services between Les Houches, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France and La Fouly, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Les Houches to La Fouly via Vallorcine, Martigny, Martigny, and Orsières, gare in around 5h 11m.

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 Les Houches to Vallorcine
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 14 - SFr 25
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Les Houches to Vallorcine
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 5 - SFr 17
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
SFr 5 - SFr 8
Rail 1st Class
SFr 11 - SFr 17
Transports de Martigny et Régions
Phone
+41 27 721 68 40
Email
info@tmrsa.ch
Website
tmrsa.ch
Train from Vallorcine to Martigny
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Transports de Martigny et Régions
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch

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