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There are 10 ways to get from Paris to Briançon by train, night bus, bus, night train, rideshare, car or plane

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Train  •  6h 27m

  1. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Oulx-Cesana-Clav.-S. Tgv

€107 - €142

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  8h

  1. Take the rideshare from Paris to Briançon 687 km

€4 - €6

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Night bus, train, bus  •  11h 13m

  1. Take the night bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Mâcon
  2. Take the train from Mâcon to Lyon Part Dieu Ter / ...
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Grenoble Ter / ...
  4. Take the bus from GRENOBLE - Gare Routière - GRENOBLE to BRIANCON - Place de l'Europe - BRIANCON

Bus  •  11h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Paris to Oulx N729

€40 - €50

Night train  •  11h 30m

  1. Take the night train from Paris-Austerlitz to Briançon Ic / ...

€200 - €370

Drive  •  6h 58m

  1. Drive from Paris Bercy to Briançon 686 km

€75 - €110

Fly Paris Orly to Marseille, drive  •  5h 50m

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Marseille (MRS) ORY - MRS
  2. Drive from Marseille to Briançon

€80 - €237

Fly Paris CDG to Lyon, train  •  8h 7m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Lyon (LYS) CDG - LYS
  2. Take the train from Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv to Oulx-Cesana-Clav.-S.

€98 - €214

Fly Paris CDG to Turin, train, bus  •  8h 47m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Turin (TRN) CDG - TRN
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Nuova to Oulx-Cesana-Clav.-S.
  3. Take the bus from Italie - OULX Gare TGV - MONTGENEVRE to Briançon - Champ de Mars - BRIANCON

€86 - €274

Fly Paris CDG to Nice, bus, train  •  11h 8m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Nice (NCE) CDG - NCE
  2. Take the bus from NICE - Aéroport - NICE to AIX EN Pce - Gare Routière - AIX EN PROVENCE
  3. Take the train from Aix En Provence to Briancon

Paris to Briançon by train and bus

The journey time between Paris and Briançon is around 5h 59m and covers a distance of around 682 km. The fastest journey normally takes 5h 46m. Operated by TGV inOui and Zou! Hautes-Alpes, the Paris to Briançon service departs from Paris Gare De Lyon and arrives in Briançon - Champ de Mars - BRIANCON. Typically 14 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
5h 59m
Fastest journey time:
5h 46m
Services per week:
14
Cheapest price:
€107
Carbon emissions:
38 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:21
Last service departs at:
14:43

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Paris to Briançon train and bus schedules

Paris → Briançon
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Paris to Briançon is to rideshare which costs €4 - €6 and takes 8h.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Briançon is to fly and drive which costs €75 - €240 and takes 5h 50m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Paris to Briançon. However, there are services departing from Paris and arriving at Briançon - Champ de Mars - BRIANCON via Italie - OULX Gare TGV - MONTGENEVRE. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 18m.

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Yes, there is an overnight train departing from Paris-Austerlitz and arriving at Briançon. This train operates every day. The journey takes approximately 11h 30m.

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It is 548 km from Paris to Briançon. It is approximately 686 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Paris to Briançon without a car is to train which takes 6h 27m and costs €100 - €150.

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It takes approximately 6h 27m to get from Paris to Briançon, including transfers.

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

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Paris to Briançon train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Paris-Austerlitz station.

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The best way to get from Paris to Briançon is to train which takes 6h 27m and costs €100 - €150. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €35 - €50 and takes 11h 18m.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Briançon.
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  • Distance: 547.6 km
  • Duration: 6h 27m

What companies run services between Paris, France and Briançon, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France?

TGV inOui operates a train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Oulx-Cesana-Clav.-S. 3 times a day. Tickets cost €100 - €140 and the journey takes 4h 39m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Paris to Oulx once daily. Tickets cost €30 - €40 and the journey takes 9h 30m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €220
Flights from Paris Orly to Marseille via Ajaccio
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €360
Flights from Paris Orly to Marseille via Bastia
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€170 - €490
Flights from Paris CDG to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €140
Flights from Paris CDG to Turin
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €230
Flights from Paris CDG to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €290
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €250
Air Corsica
Website
aircorsica.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Marseille via Ajaccio
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €360
Flights from Paris Orly to Marseille via Bastia
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€170 - €490
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Turin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €1200
Flights from Paris CDG to Turin via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€180 - €340
Flights from Paris CDG to Nice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €600
Flights from Paris CDG to Nice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Nice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €2600
Train operators
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 Paris Gare De Lyon to Oulx-Cesana-Clav.-S.
Ave. Duration
4h 39m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€100 - €140
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€100 - €120
1st Class
€110 - €140
Train from Macon Ville to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€21 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€27 - €32
1st Class
€21 - €25
Train from Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv to Oulx-Cesana-Clav.-S.
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€40 - €55
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€45 - €55
1st Class
€40 - €55
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 Mâcon to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€24 - €45
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€40 - €75
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Night train from Paris-Austerlitz to Briançon
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€200 - €370
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Macon Ville to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€9 - €25
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€9 - €14
Rail 1st Class
€17 - €25
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€17 - €40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€17 - €24
Rail 1st Class
€25 - €40
Train from Aix En Provence to Briancon
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€30 - €65
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€30 - €50
Rail 1st Class
€40 - €65
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 Torino Porta Nuova to Oulx-Cesana-Clav.-S.
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€5 - €12
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€10 - €12
Bus operators
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
Night bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Mâcon
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€14 - €18
Website
Blablabus
Zou! LER
Phone
+33 4 91 57 50 57
Email
webpresse@maregionsud.fr
Website
zou.maregionsud.fr
Bus from GRENOBLE - Gare Routière - GRENOBLE to BRIANCON - Place de l'Europe - BRIANCON
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
Zou! LER
Bus from NICE - Aéroport - NICE to AIX EN Pce - Gare Routière - AIX EN PROVENCE
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
5 times a day
Website
Zou! LER
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris to Oulx
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Zou! Hautes-Alpes
Phone
0033 04 92 502 505
Website
zou.maregionsud.fr
Bus from Italie - OULX Gare TGV - MONTGENEVRE to Briançon - Champ de Mars - BRIANCON
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Website
Zou! Hautes-Alpes
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Paris to Briançon
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€4 - €6
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Paris Orly Airport to Marseille Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Paris to Briançon bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Oulx station.

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Paris to Briançon train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Briançon station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Briançon is 686 km. It takes approximately 6h 58m to drive from Paris to Briançon.

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There are 138+ hotels available in Briançon. Prices start at €75 per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Paris and Briançon. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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