There are 5 ways to get from Milan to French Alps by bus, train, car, plane or taxi

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Bus Savda  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Lampugnano Milan to Courmayeur 218 / ...

$16 - $34

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Bus FlixBus  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Milan, Milan to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc 472

$40 - $60

Train  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Brig Ec / ...
  2. Take the train from Brig to Martigny 90
  3. Take the train from Martigny to Vallorcine
  4. Take the train from Vallorcine to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc

$110 - $173

Drive  •  2 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Milan to French Alps 143.2 miles

$30 - $50

Fly, taxi  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Geneva (GVA) LIN - GVA
  2. Take a taxi from Chamonix sud to French Alps

$59 - $224

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The cheapest way to get from Milan to French Alps is to bus which costs 13€ - 29€ and takes 4 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Milan to French Alps is to drive which costs 29€ - 45€ and takes 2 h 36 min.

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The distance between Milan and French Alps is 185 km. The road distance is 229.1 km.

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The best way to get from Milan to French Alps without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 21 min and costs 30€ - 55€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 55 min to get from Milan to French Alps, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Milan to French Alps is to bus which takes 4 h 55 min and costs 13€ - 29€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 90€ - 150€ and takes 5 h 28 min.

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The quickest flight from Milan Linate Airport to Geneva Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Milan to French Alps is 229 km. It takes approximately 2 h 36 min to drive from Milan to French Alps.

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Alitalia offers flights from Milan Linate Airport to Geneva Airport.

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There are 1930+ hotels available in French Alps. Prices start at $82 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Milan to French Alps.
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  • Distance: 115.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 55 min

What companies run services between Milan, Italy and French Alps, France?

Savda operates a bus from Milan to French Alps 4 times a day. Tickets cost $21 - $29 and the journey takes 3 h 30 min. FlixBus also services this route twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Milan to French Alps via Brig, Martigny, Vallorcine, and Chamonix-Mont-Blanc in around 5 h 28 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Geneva
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $190
Train operators
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Brig
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Brig to Martigny
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Martigny to Vallorcine
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $25
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Swiss Railways Mont-Blanc Express
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Martigny to Vallorcine
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $25
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Vallorcine to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$10 - $15
1st Class
$12 - $19
Bus operators
Savda
Phone
+39 0165 36 70 11
Email
savda@savda.it
Website
savda.it
Bus from Lampugnano Milan to Courmayeur
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Schedules at
savda.it
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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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Milan, Milan to Courmayeur
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Milan, Milan to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Chamonix sud to French Alps
Ave. Duration
12 min
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Taxi Cluses
Phone
+33 4 50 98 07 36
Website
cluses-taxi.fr
Alp Genovese Taxi
Phone
+33 6 89 30 37 74
Website
genovesetaxi.com
Vaudey Taxi
Phone
+33 6 78 88 63 75
Website
vaudey-taxi.fr

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The best way to get from Milan to Milan Linate Airport is to line 73 bus which takes 20 min and costs 1€ - 2€.

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