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There are 11 ways to get from Munich to Val Thorens by bus, train, shuttle, car or plane

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Bus, train, shuttle  •  11h 3m

  1. Take the bus from München ZOB to Zürich, Sihlquai/HB 1-Y
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Genève-Aéroport 1 / ...
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Genève Airport to Val Thorens Arolles

$251 - $395

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Bus  •  15h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Geneva 106
  2. Take the bus from Geneva Airport to Moutiers

$54 - $153

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Train  •  12h 34m

  1. Take the train from München ZOB (Hackerbrücke) to Zürich HB (Carpark Sihlquai)
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Genève 1 / ...
  3. Take the train from Gare de Genève to Gare de Chambéry-Chal.-les-Eaux
  4. Take the train from Chambery-Challes-E to St-Michel-Valloire

$225 - $369

Train, bus  •  12h 1m

  1. Take the train from München ZOB (Hackerbrücke) to Zürich HB (Carpark Sihlquai)
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Genève-Aéroport 1 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Geneva Airport to Moutiers

$183 - $378

Train, bus via Val Thorens  •  12h 55m

  1. Take the train from München Hbf to Zürich HB Ec
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Genève-Aéroport 1 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Geneva Airport to Moutiers

$131 - $354

Drive  •  7h 44m

  1. Drive from Munich to Val Thorens 462.7 miles

$95 - $150

Fly Munich to Geneva, shuttle  •  8h 16m

  1. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Geneva (GVA) MUC - GVA
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Genève Airport to Val Thorens Arolles

$72 - $202

Fly Munich to Turin, train  •  9h 15m

  1. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Turin (TRN) MUC - TRN
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Modane

$123 - $361

Fly Munich to Lyon, shuttle  •  8h 20m

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

$94 - $307

Train to Zurich, fly to Geneva, shuttle  •  9h 57m

  1. Take the train from München ZOB (Hackerbrücke) to Zürich HB (Carpark Sihlquai)
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Geneva (GVA) ZRH - GVA
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Genève Airport to Val Thorens Arolles

$184 - $345

Fly Munich to Milan Malpensa, train  •  10h 38m

  1. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) MUC - MXP
  2. Take the train from Novara to Modane

$99 - $216

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Munich to Val Thorens is to fly and shuttle which costs 60€ - 180€ and takes 8h 16m.

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The quickest way to get from Munich to Val Thorens is to drive which costs 85€ - 130€ and takes 7h 44m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Munich station to Val Thorens. However, there are services departing from Munich, Munich central bus station and arriving at Les Ménuires via Geneva - Bus station, Geneva Airport and Moutiers. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 18m.

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The distance between Munich and Val Thorens is 494 km. The road distance is 740.3 km.

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The best way to get from Munich to Val Thorens without a car is to bus and train and shuttle which takes 11h 3m and costs 210€ - 350€.

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It takes approximately 11h 3m to get from Munich to Val Thorens, including transfers.

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Munich to Val Thorens bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Munich, Munich central bus station.

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The best way to get from Munich to Val Thorens is to train which takes 12h 34m and costs 190€ - 330€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 45€ - 140€ and takes 15h 18m.

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The quickest flight from Munich Airport to Geneva Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Munich to Val Thorens bus services, operated by Altibus, arrive at Moutiers station.

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Map of how to get from Munich to Val Thorens.
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  • Distance: 309 miles
  • Duration: 11h 3m

What companies run services between Munich, Germany and Val Thorens, France?

You can take a train from Munich to Val Thorens via Zürich HB (Carpark Sihlquai), Zürich HB, Genève, Gare de Genève, Gare de Chambéry-Chal.-les-Eaux, Chambery-Challes-E, and St-Michel-Valloire in around 12h 34m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Munich to Val Thorens via Geneva - Bus station, Geneva - Airport, Geneva Airport, and Moutiers in around 15h 18m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Munich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Munich to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Munich to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Munich to Turin
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Munich to Turin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Munich to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $340
Flights from Munich to Lyon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $340
Flights from Zurich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Flights from Munich to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $310
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Munich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Munich to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Zurich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Flights from Munich to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $330
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Munich to Turin
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Munich to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $210
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Munich to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $150
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Zurich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Train operators
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 Zürich HB to Genève-Aéroport
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Genève
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Chambery-Challes-E
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from München ZOB (Hackerbrücke) to Zürich HB (Carpark Sihlquai)
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $140
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $100
Website
bahn.de
Standard
$21 - $100
First
$55 - $170
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 Gare de Genève to Gare de Chambéry-Chal.-les-Eaux
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $30
1st Class
$27 - $45
Train from Chambery-Challes-E to St-Michel-Valloire
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $27
1st Class
$24 - $40
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Modane
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$24 - $30
1st Class
$43 - $45
Train from Novara to Modane
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $50
1st Class
$60 - $80
Bus operators
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from München ZOB to Zürich, Sihlquai/HB
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$130 - $190
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
BensBus
Email
info@nofussbus.co.uk
Website
bensbus.co.uk
Shuttle from Genève Airport to Val Thorens Arolles
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $60
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BensBus
Altibus
Phone
0 820 320 368
Email
info@altibus.com
Website
altibus.com
Bus from Geneva Airport to Moutiers
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $90
Schedules at
altibus.com
Shuttle from Lyon - Saint Exupery Airport to Val Thorens
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $85
Schedules at
altibus.com
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 Munich, Munich central bus station to Geneva
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Munich to Val Thorens is 740 km. It takes approximately 7h 44m to drive from Munich to Val Thorens.

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Swiss and Lufthansa offer flights from Munich Airport to Geneva Airport.

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There are 3243+ hotels available in Val Thorens. Prices start at $86 USD per night.

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