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There are 6 ways to get from Milan to Saint-Tropez by train, bus, ferry, car or plane

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Train, line 7601 bus  •  8h 18m

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Nice Ville Ec
  2. Take the train from Nice Ville to St Raphael Valescure Ter / ...
  3. Take the line 7601 bus from Gare Routière - ST RAPHAEL to Gare Routière - ST TROPEZ

47€ - 76€

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Bus  •  10h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Milan to Fréjus - Saint-Raphaël Bergamo > Milan > Genoa - Via Fanti d'Italia > Tunnel de la Giraude - Italie > Tunnel de la Giraude - France > Nice - Airport > Cannes > Fréjus - Saint-Raphaël > Marseille - St-Charles Bus station > Marseille - Marseille Provence Airport > Nîmes > Montpellier

19€ - 23€

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Train, ferry  •  8h 44m

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Monaco Monte Carlo Ec
  2. Take the train from Monaco Monte Carlo to St Raphael Valescure Ter
  3. Take the ferry from Sainte-Maxime to Saint-Tropez

42€ - 65€

Train  •  9h 51m

  1. Take the train from Milano P.Garibaldi to Ventimiglia Re
  2. Take the train from Ventimiglia to Cannes Ter

36€ - 91€

Drive  •  4h 27m

  1. Drive from Milan to Saint-Tropez 429.5 km

50€ - 80€

Fly, train, line 7601 bus, ferry  •  9h 11m

  1. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Nice (NCE) LIN - NCE
  2. Take the train from Cannes to St Raphael Valescure
  3. Take the line 7601 bus from Gare Routière - ST RAPHAEL to Tour Carree - STE MAXIME
  4. Take the ferry from Sainte-Maxime to Saint-Tropez

118€ - 422€

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Saint-Tropez is 800 130 000.

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The cost-effective way to get from Milan to Saint-Tropez is to bus, which costs 18€ - 24€ and takes 10h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Milan to Saint-Tropez is to drive which costs 50€ - 80€ and takes 4h 27m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Milan to Saint-Tropez. However, there are services departing from via orefici, 24 fronte via cantu' and arriving at Gare Routière - ST TROPEZ via Milan, Fréjus Gare Routière and St Aygulf la Poste - FREJUS. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 40m.

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The distance between Milan and Saint-Tropez is 317 km. The road distance is 429.5 km.

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The best way to get from Milan to Saint-Tropez without a car is to train and line 7601 bus which takes 8h 18m and costs 45€ - 80€.

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It takes approximately 8h 18m to get from Milan to Saint-Tropez, including transfers.

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Milan to Saint-Tropez bus services, operated by Blablabus, depart from Milan station.

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The best way to get from Milan to Saint-Tropez is to train which takes 9h 51m and costs 35€ - 95€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 18€ - 24€ and takes 10h 40m.

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There is no direct flight from Milan Linate Airport to Nice Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 45m and has one stopover.

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Milan to Saint-Tropez bus services, operated by Blablabus, arrive at Fréjus - Saint-Raphaël station.

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Map of how to get from Milan to Saint-Tropez.
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  • Distance: 316.9 km
  • Duration: 8h 18m

What companies run services between Milan, Italy and Saint-Tropez, France?

You can take a train from Milan to Saint-Tropez via Ventimiglia, Cannes, St Raphael Valescure, and Gare Routière - ST RAPHAEL in around 9h 51m. Alternatively, Blablabus operates a bus from Milan to Fréjus - Saint-Raphaël once daily. Tickets cost 14€ - 18€ and the journey takes 6h 45m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Nice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 410€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Nice via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
35€ - 160€
Flights from Milan Linate to Nice via Geneva
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
26€ - 120€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Nice via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
80€ - 470€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Nice via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
170€ - 400€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Nice via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 340€
Train operators
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
4h 49m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
20€ - 29€
Website
Thello
Train from Milano Centrale to Monaco Monte Carlo
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
20€ - 28€
Website
Thello
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 Nice Ville to St Raphael Valescure
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
9€ - 24€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
9€ - 14€
Rail 1st Class
16€ - 24€
Train from Monaco Monte Carlo to St Raphael Valescure
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
11€ - 27€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
11€ - 16€
Rail 1st Class
18€ - 27€
Train from Ventimiglia to Cannes
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
9€ - 24€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
9€ - 14€
Rail 1st Class
16€ - 24€
Train from Cannes to St Raphael Valescure
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
5€ - 18€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
5€ - 9€
Rail 1st Class
12€ - 18€
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 Nice Ville to St Raphael Valescure
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
20€ - 35€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
27€ - 32€
1st Class
20€ - 25€
Train from Cannes to St Raphael Valescure
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
16€ - 27€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
23€ - 27€
1st Class
16€ - 19€
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 Nice-Ville to St-Raphaël-Valescure
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
23€ - 45€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Trenitalia

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 P.Garibaldi to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
19€ - 40€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
34€ - 37€
Bus operators
ZOU! Var
Phone
+33 809 40 00 13
Website
zou.maregionsud.fr
Bus from Gare Routière - ST RAPHAEL to Gare Routière - ST TROPEZ
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
3€
Website
ZOU! Var
Bus from Gare Routière - ST RAPHAEL to Tour Carree - STE MAXIME
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
3€
Website
ZOU! Var
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 Milan to Fréjus - Saint-Raphaël
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
14€ - 18€
Website
Blablabus
Ferry operators
Les Bateaux Verts
Phone
+33 (0)494 492 939
Email
info@bateauxverts.com
Website
bateauxverts.com
Ferry from Sainte-Maxime to Saint-Tropez
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
8€
Website
Les Bateaux Verts

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Yes, the driving distance between Milan to Saint-Tropez is 429 km. It takes approximately 4h 27m to drive from Milan to Saint-Tropez.

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Brussels Airlines, KLM, Alitalia and two other airlines offer flights from Milan Linate Airport to Nice Airport.

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There are 639+ hotels available in Saint-Tropez. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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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€ - 3€.

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