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There are 3 ways to get from Milan to Écrins National Park by train, car or bus

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Train, drive  •  5h 3m

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Bardonecchia Fr
  2. Drive from Bardonecchia to Écrins National Park

€39 - €96

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  7h 47m

  1. Take the train from Milano P.Garibaldi to Modane Tgv
  2. Take the bus from Modane to L'Argentière-les-Ecrins 0770

€67 - €84

Drive  •  4h 53m

  1. Drive from Milan to Écrins National Park 377.1 km

€45 - €70

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Écrins National Park is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Écrins National Park is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Écrins National Park is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 130 000.

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The cheapest way to get from Milan to Écrins National Park is to drive which costs €45 - €70 and takes 4h 53m.

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The quickest way to get from Milan to Écrins National Park is to drive which costs €45 - €70 and takes 4h 53m.

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The distance between Milan and Écrins National Park is 239 km. The road distance is 377.1 km.

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It takes approximately 5h 3m to get from Milan to Écrins National Park, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Milan to Écrins National Park is 377 km. It takes approximately 4h 53m to drive from Milan to Écrins National Park.

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There are 70+ hotels available in Écrins National Park. Prices start at €75 per night.

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  • Distance: 239.2 km
  • Duration: 5h 3m

What companies run services between Milan, Italy and Écrins National Park, France?

There is no direct connection from Milan to Écrins National Park. However, you can take the train to Bardonecchia then take the drive to Écrins National Park. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Milan to Écrins National Park via Modane, Modane, and L'Argentière-les-Ecrins in around 7h 47m.

Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Bardonecchia
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€19 - €70
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€19 - €26
Base Standard
€35 - €55
Base Premium
€45 - €70
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 Milano P.Garibaldi to Modane
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€45 - €60
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€45 - €60
1st Class
€45 - €60
Bus operators
Swiss PostAuto

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