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There are 10 ways to get from Orsières to Paris by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  6h 39m

  1. Take the train from Martigny to Genève Ir90 / ...
  2. Take the train from Geneve to Paris Gare De Lyon Tgv

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Bus via Lausanne  •  10h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Martigny to Lausanne P+R N1157
  2. Take the bus from Lausanne P+R to Paris 479 / ...

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Bus, train  •  8h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Martigny to Lyon Perrache N1157
  2. Take the train from Lyon Perrache to Paris Gare de Lyon Tgv / ...

Bus  •  14h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Orsières, La Place to Aosta, Autostazione 211
  2. Take the bus from Aosta to Chamonix 507 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Chamonix Sud - Bus station to Paris South - Massy-Palaiseau

Drive  •  6h 13m

  1. Drive from Orsières to Paris Bercy 600.1 km

Train to Geneva, fly to Paris Charles de Gaulle  •  6h 42m

  1. Take the train from Martigny to Genève-Aéroport
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Paris Charles de Gaulle (CDG) GVA - CDG

Train to Geneva, fly to Paris Orly  •  7h 11m

  1. Take the train from Martigny to Genève-Aéroport
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Paris Orly (ORY) GVA - ORY

Bus, train to Turin, fly to Paris Charles de Gaulle  •  9h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Orsières, La Place to Aosta, Autostazione
  2. Take the train from Aosta to Torino Porta Susa
  3. Fly from Turin (TRN) to Paris Charles de Gaulle (CDG) TRN - CDG

Train, train to Lyon, fly to Paris Charles de Gaulle  •  8h 53m

  1. Take the train from Martigny to Genève
  2. Take the train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
  3. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Paris Charles de Gaulle (CDG) LYS - CDG

Train to Milan Malpensa, fly to Paris Charles de Gaulle  •  8h 43m

  1. Take the train from Sion to Gallarate
  2. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Paris Charles de Gaulle (CDG) MXP - CDG
Switzerland → France
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International entry into France from Switzerland

  • Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
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Conditions of entry into France from Switzerland

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Yes, entry into France is currently allowed from Switzerland.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
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  • Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Paris is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Paris is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Paris is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 130 000.

No, returning to Switzerland from France is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 6 Nov 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Orsières to Paris is to bus via Lausanne which costs SFr 23 - SFr 45 and takes 10h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Orsières to Paris is to drive which costs SFr 110 - SFr 170 and takes 6h 13m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Orsières to Paris. However, there are services departing from Orsières and arriving at Paris via Martigny and Lausanne P+R. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 20m.

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No, there is no direct train from Orsières to Paris. However, there are services departing from Orsières and arriving at Paris Gare De Lyon via Sembrancher, Martigny and Geneve. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 39m.

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The distance between Orsières and Paris is 478 km. The road distance is 600.1 km.

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The best way to get from Orsières to Paris without a car is to train which takes 6h 39m and costs SFr 180 - SFr 380.

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It takes approximately 6h 39m to get from Orsières to Paris, including transfers.

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Orsières to Paris bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Martigny station.

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Orsières to Paris train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Martigny station.

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The best way to get from Orsières to Paris is to train which takes 6h 39m and costs SFr 180 - SFr 380. Alternatively, you can bus via Lausanne, which costs SFr 23 - SFr 45 and takes 10h 20m.

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  • Distance: 478.1 km
  • Duration: 6h 39m

What companies run services between Orsières, Switzerland and Paris, France?

You can take a train from Orsières to Paris Bercy via Sembrancher, Martigny, and Geneve in around 6h 39m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Orsières to Paris Bercy via Martigny and Lausanne P+R in around 10h 20m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Geneva to Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €300
Flights from Turin to Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €430
Flights from Lyon to Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €200
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €390
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €200
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €190
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €300
Flights from Geneva to Paris Charles de Gaulle via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €380
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Paris Charles de Gaulle via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €350
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Turin to Paris Charles de Gaulle via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€170 - €600
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Paris Charles de Gaulle via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €370
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Turin to Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€26 - €700
Pakistan International Airlines
Website
www4.piac.com.pk
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€70 - €120
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Paris Charles de Gaulle via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€85 - €480
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Martigny to Genève
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€40 - €80
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Genève to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€150 - €270
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lyon Perrache to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€130 - €240
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Martigny to Genève-Aéroport
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€40 - €80
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€45 - €85
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Sion to Gallarate
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€55 - €110
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Martigny to Geneve
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €85
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
€30 - €45
1st Class
€60 - €85
Train from Martigny to Geneve-Aeroport
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €90
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
€35 - €50
1st Class
€65 - €90
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 Geneve to Paris Gare De Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€80 - €110
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€80 - €95
1st Class
€90 - €110
Train from Lyon Perrache to Paris Gare De Lyon
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€70 - €95
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€70 - €85
1st Class
€75 - €95
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 Lyon Perrache to Paris Gare De Lyon
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€29 - €60
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€51 - €56
Train from Aosta to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€8 - €17
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€15 - €17
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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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 Lyon Perrache to Paris Gare De Lyon
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€50 - €100
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€50 - €75
Rail 1st Class
€65 - €100
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Martigny to Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€15 - €19
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Martigny to Lausanne P+R
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€6 - €9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Lausanne P+R to Paris
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€25 - €31
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Aosta to Chamonix
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€6 - €8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
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
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
blablacar.fr
Bus from Lausanne to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€16 - €21
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Aosta to Chamonix Sud - Bus station
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€7 - €9
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Chamonix Sud - Bus station to Paris South - Massy-Palaiseau
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€18 - €23
Website
Blablabus
Service d'automobiles TMR
Phone
+41 27 721 68 40
Email
info@tmrsa.ch
Website
tmrsa.ch
Bus from Orsières, La Place to Aosta, Autostazione
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
Service d'automobiles TMR

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