There are 5 ways to get from Nice to Val Thorens by train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, bus  •  8 h 59 min

  1. Tgv
  2. Tgv

Cheapest option

Train  •  10 h 16 min

  1. Tgv

$114 - $135

3 alternative options

Bus via Aix-en-Provence  •  10 h 19 min

Bus Lignes Express  •  10 h 32 min

  1. 31
  2. 739

Drive  •  5 h 38 min

  1. 335.9 miles

$70 - $110

What companies run services between Nice, France and Val Thorens, France?

You can take a train from Nice to Val Thorens via Valence TGV, Montmelian, Moutiers-Salins-Brides-les-Bains, and Moutiers in around 10 h 16 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Nice to Val Thorens via Aéroport / Promenade, Nice - Airport, Aix-en-Provence, and Lyon - Perrache Bus station in around 10 h 19 min.

Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Nice Ville to Avignon TGV
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$90 - $130
Train from Avignon TGV to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$42 - $46
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$42 - $46
1st Class
$50 - $85
Train from Nice Ville to Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$90 - $100
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$90 - $100
1st Class
$120 - $170
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Valence TGV to Montmelian
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $25
1st Class
$26 - $40
Train from Montmelian to Moutiers-Salins-Brides-les-Bains
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$11 - $18
Bus operators
Ouibus
Website
fr.ouibus.com
Bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus station to Moutiers
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
fr.ouibus.com
Bus from Nice - Airport to Aix-en-Provence
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Schedules at
fr.ouibus.com
Bus from Aix-en-Provence to Lyon - Perrache Bus station
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Schedules at
fr.ouibus.com
Bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus station to Les Ménuires
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
fr.ouibus.com
Bus from Grenoble - Bus station to Chambéry
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Schedules at
fr.ouibus.com
Bus from Chambéry to Les Ménuires
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
fr.ouibus.com
Lignes Express
Phone
0 821 202 203
Website
info-ler.fr
Bus from Nice - Gare Routière Vauban to Grenoble - Gare Routière
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Schedules at
info-ler.fr
Aerocar
Phone
0 974 500 750
Website
aerocar.fr
Bus from Grenoble Gare routiere to Chambéry Gare routière
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Schedules at
aerocar.fr
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Grenoble to Chambéry
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Nice and Val Thorens is 185 km. The road distance is 537 km.

The cheapest way to get from Nice to Val Thorens is to drive which costs 60€ - 90€ and takes 5 h 38 min.

The quickest way to get from Nice to Val Thorens is to drive which takes 5 h 38 min and costs 60€ - 90€.

No, there is no direct bus from Nice to Val Thorens. However, there are services departing from Gare SNCF and arriving at Les Ménuires via Nice - Airport, Aix-en-Provence and Lyon - Perrache Bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 19 min.

It takes approximately 8 h 59 min to get from Nice to Val Thorens, including transfers.