There are 6 ways to get from Marseille Airport (MRS) to Val Thorens by train, bus, shuttle, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train via Lyon  •  9h 20m

  1. Take the train from Aix En Provence Tgv to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Chambery Challes Les Eaux Ter / ...
  3. Take the train from Chambery Challes Les Eaux to St Michel Valloire Ter

107€ - 163€

Cheapest option

Bus  •  13h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Marseille - Marseille Provence Airport to Valence - Centre
  2. Take the bus from Valence to Annecy
  3. Take the bus from Annecy - Gare routière to Albertville - Gare routière 51

47€ - 80€

4 alternative options

Bus, shuttle  •  11h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Marseille - Marseille Provence Airport to Nîmes
  2. Take the bus from Nîmes to Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Lyon Airport to Val Thorens Arolles

67€ - 120€

Train  •  11h 43m

  1. Take the train from Rognac to Avignon Centre Ter
  2. Take the train from Avignon Centre to Montmelian Ter
  3. Take the train from Montmelian to Moutiers Salins Brides L Bains Ter

80€ - 139€

Drive  •  4h 26m

  1. Drive from Marseille Airport (MRS) to Val Thorens 434.3 km

50€ - 80€

Fly, shuttle  •  5h

  1. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Lyon (LYS) MRS - LYS
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Lyon - Saint Exupery Airport to Val Thorens

82€ - 357€

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The cheapest way to get from Marseille Airport (MRS) to Val Thorens is to bus which costs 45€ - 85€ and takes 13h 17m.

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The quickest way to get from Marseille Airport (MRS) to Val Thorens is to drive which costs 50€ - 80€ and takes 4h 26m.

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The distance between Marseille Airport (MRS) and Val Thorens is 233 km. The road distance is 434.3 km.

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The best way to get from Marseille Airport (MRS) to Val Thorens without a car is to bus and shuttle which takes 11h 20m and costs 65€ - 120€.

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It takes approximately 9h 20m to get from Marseille Airport (MRS) to Val Thorens, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Marseille Airport (MRS) to Val Thorens is to train via Lyon which takes 9h 20m and costs 100€ - 170€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 45€ - 85€ and takes 13h 17m.

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The quickest flight from Marseille Airport to Lyon Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Marseille Airport (MRS) to Val Thorens is 434 km. It takes approximately 4h 26m to drive from Marseille Airport (MRS) to Val Thorens.

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Air France offers flights from Marseille Airport to Lyon Airport.

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There are 4187+ hotels available in Val Thorens. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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Map of how to get from Marseille Airport (MRS) to Val Thorens.
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  • Distance: 233.1 km
  • Duration: 9h 20m

What companies run services between Marseille Airport (MRS), France and Val Thorens, France?

You can take a train from Marseille Airport (MRS) to Val Thorens via Pierre Plantée Quai 03, Gare Aix TGV, Aix En Provence Tgv, Lyon Part Dieu, Chambery Challes Les Eaux, and St Michel Valloire in around 9h 20m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Marseille Airport (MRS) to Val Thorens via Valence, Annecy - Gare routière, Albertville - Gare routière, Albertville, Moutiers Salins Brides L Bains, and Moutiers in around 13h 17m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Marseille to Lyon
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 400€
Train operators
TGV inOui
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Aix En Provence Tgv to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
55€ - 70€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
55€ - 65€
1st Class
55€ - 70€
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Chambery Challes Les Eaux
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
36€ - 41€
1st Class
31€ - 37€
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Chambery Challes Les Eaux
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
21€ - 35€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
21€ - 24€
1st Class
33€ - 35€
Train from Chambery Challes Les Eaux to St Michel Valloire
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
14€ - 23€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
14€ - 16€
1st Class
21€ - 23€
Train from Rognac to Avignon Centre
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
16€ - 28€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
16€ - 19€
1st Class
26€ - 28€
Train from Avignon Centre to Montmelian
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
40€ - 75€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
40€ - 50€
1st Class
65€ - 75€
Train from Montmelian to Moutiers Salins Brides L Bains
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
11€ - 19€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
11€ - 13€
1st Class
15€ - 19€
Bus operators
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Marseille - Marseille Provence Airport to Nîmes
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
8€ - 10€
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Marseille - Marseille Provence Airport to Valence - Centre
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
10€ - 13€
Website
Blablabus
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are three types of tickets on offer (Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass), along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Nîmes to Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
24€ - 35€
Website
alsa.com
BensBus
Email
info@nofussbus.co.uk
Website
bensbus.co.uk
Shuttle from Lyon Airport to Val Thorens Arolles
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
35€ - 75€
More information at
BensBus
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Valence to Annecy
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
12€ - 15€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Région Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Phone
+33 4 26 73 40 00
Website
auvergnerhonealpes.fr
Bus from Annecy - Gare routière to Albertville - Gare routière
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
8€ - 12€
Schedules at
auvergnerhonealpes.fr
Altibus
Phone
0 820 320 368
Email
info@altibus.com
Website
altibus.com
Shuttle from Lyon - Saint Exupery Airport to Val Thorens
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
19€ - 75€
Schedules at
altibus.com

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