There are 7 ways to get from Milan to Valence by train, bus, night bus, 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  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Milano Porta Garibaldi to Chambery-Challes-E Tgv
  2. Take the train from Chambery-Challes-E to Valence Ville

$99 - $123

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Bus  •  9 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Milan, Milan to Valence 740

$29 - $47

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Train via Torino Porta Susa  •  7 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Torino Porta Susa Fr
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Chambery-Challes-E Tgv
  3. Take the train from Chambery-Challes-E to Valence Ville

$90 - $125

Night bus, bus, train  •  9 h 40 min

  1. Take the night bus from Milano to Torino
  2. Take the bus from Torino - Bus station to Grenoble - Bus station
  3. Take the train from Grenoble to Valence Ville

$47 - $97

Drive  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Milan to Valence 291.9 miles

$70 - $110

Fly Milan Malpensa to Lyon, train  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Lyon (LYS) MXP - LYS
  2. Take the train from Lyon-St Exupery(TGV) to Valence Ville

$107 - $245

Fly Milan Linate to Geneva, train  •  7 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Geneva (GVA) LIN - GVA
  2. Take the train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Valence Ville

$93 - $296

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Milan to Valence is to bus which costs 24€ - 45€ and takes 9 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Milan to Valence is to drive which costs 60€ - 90€ and takes 4 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Milan to Valence. However, there are services departing from via orefici p.za cordusio and arriving at Valence via Milan, Milan. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Milan to Valence. However, there are services departing from Milano Porta Garibaldi and arriving at Valence Ville via Chambery-Challes-E. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 54 min.

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The distance between Milan and Valence is 342 km. The road distance is 467 km.

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The best way to get from Milan to Valence without a car is to train which takes 6 h 54 min and costs 80€ - 110€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 54 min to get from Milan to Valence, including transfers.

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Milan to Valence bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Milan, Milan station.

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Milan to Valence train services, operated by TGV, depart from Milano Porta Garibaldi station.

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The best way to get from Milan to Valence is to train which takes 6 h 54 min and costs 80€ - 110€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 24€ - 45€ and takes 9 h 10 min.

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Map of how to get from Milan to Valence.
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  • Distance: 213.6 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 54 min

What companies run services between Milan, Italy and Valence, France?

You can take a train from Milan to Valence via Chambery-Challes-E in around 6 h 54 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Milan to Valence twice daily. Tickets cost $27 - $45 and the journey takes 7 h 50 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $500
Flights from Milan Linate to Geneva
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $190
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $500
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Milano Porta Garibaldi to Chambery-Challes-E
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $80
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$70 - $80
1st Class
$95 - $140
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Chambery-Challes-E
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $50
1st Class
$65 - $85
Train from Lyon-St Exupery(TGV) to Valence Ville
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $29
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$24 - $29
1st Class
$43 - $45
Train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Chambery-Challes-E to Valence Ville
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$29 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $60
Train from Grenoble to Valence Ville
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $30
1st Class
$27 - $45
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Valence Ville
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $35
1st Class
$29 - $45
Trenitalia Frecce

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 Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
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 Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Milan, Milan to Valence
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Marozzi VT
Phone
080 579 0211
Email
info@marozzivt.it
Website
marozzivt.it
Night bus from Milano to Torino
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $25
Schedules at
marozzivt.it
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Night bus from Milano Lampugnano to Torino
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
marinobus.it
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 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 Torino - Bus station to Grenoble - Bus station
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
Ouibus

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