There are 9 ways to get from Paris to Flaine by train, bus, car, plane or night bus

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Train via Bellegarde-sur-Valserine  •  6h 5m

  1. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Bellegarde Tgv
  2. Take the train from Bellegarde to Magland Ter

136€ - 182€

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Bus  •  11h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Geneva, Annemasse N1729

34€ - 44€

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Train  •  6h 54m

  1. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Cluses 74 Tgv

93€ - 121€

Drive  •  5h 54m

  1. Drive from Paris Bercy to Flaine 613.5 km

70€ - 110€

Fly Paris CDG to Lyon, bus  •  7h 4m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Lyon (LYS) CDG - LYS
  2. Take the bus from Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport to Sallanches Train Station

125€ - 308€

Fly Paris Orly to Geneva, night bus  •  6h 10m

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Geneva (GVA) ORY - GVA
  2. Take the night bus from Geneva - Airport to Sallanches Train Station

114€ - 257€

Fly Paris Orly to Lyon, bus  •  6h 50m

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Lyon (LYS) ORY - LYS
  2. Take the bus from Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport to Sallanches Train Station

122€ - 311€

Fly Paris CDG to Geneva, night bus  •  6h 29m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Geneva (GVA) CDG - GVA
  2. Take the night bus from Geneva - Airport to Sallanches Train Station

117€ - 294€

Fly Paris CDG to Turin, bus  •  10h 21m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Turin (TRN) CDG - TRN
  2. Take the bus from Turin, Torino to Saint-Gervais-les-Bains

139€ - 350€

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The cheapest way to get from Paris to Flaine is to bus which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 11h 17m.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Flaine is to drive which costs 70€ - 110€ and takes 5h 54m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Paris to Flaine. However, there are services departing from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine and arriving at Arâches - Flaine via Annemasse and Cluses - Gare routière. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 17m.

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The distance between Paris and Flaine is 455 km. The road distance is 613.5 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Flaine without a car is to train via Bellegarde-sur-Valserine which takes 6h 5m and costs 130€ - 190€.

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It takes approximately 6h 5m to get from Paris to Flaine, including transfers.

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Paris to Flaine bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine station.

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The best way to get from Paris to Flaine is to train via Bellegarde-sur-Valserine which takes 6h 5m and costs 130€ - 190€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 11h 17m.

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The quickest flight from Paris CDG Airport to Lyon Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Paris to Flaine bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Geneva, Annemasse station.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Flaine.
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  • Distance: 454.7 km
  • Duration: 6h 5m

What companies run services between Paris, France and Flaine, France?

You can take a train from Paris Bercy to Flaine via Bellegarde and Magland in around 6h 5m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Paris Bercy to Flaine once daily. Tickets cost 26€ - 35€ and the journey takes 7h 15m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 280€
Flights from Paris Orly to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
35€ - 300€
Flights from Paris Orly to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 340€
Flights from Paris CDG to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 330€
Flights from Paris CDG to Turin
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 500€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 330€
Flights from Paris CDG to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 390€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 220€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Turin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
170€ - 310€
Flights from Paris CDG to Turin via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
160€ - 800€
XL Airways France
Website
xl.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
26€ - 120€
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Paris CDG to Geneva via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
250€ - 1200€
Train operators
TGV inOui
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Bellegarde
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
75€ - 100€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
75€ - 90€
1st Class
80€ - 100€
Train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Cluses 74
Ave. Duration
4h 44m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
85€ - 120€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
85€ - 100€
1st Class
95€ - 120€
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 Bellegarde to Magland
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
14€ - 24€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
14€ - 17€
1st Class
22€ - 24€
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Geneva, Annemasse
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
26€ - 35€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Turin, Torino to Saint-Gervais-les-Bains
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
17€ - 21€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
Bus from Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport to Sallanches Train Station
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
10€ - 13€
Website
Blablabus
Night bus from Geneva - Airport to Sallanches Train Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
7€ - 9€
Website
Blablabus

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Flaine is 614 km. It takes approximately 5h 54m to drive from Paris to Flaine.

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XL Airways France and Air France offer flights from Paris CDG Airport to Lyon Airport.

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There are 3861+ hotels available in Flaine. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Paris to Paris CDG Airport is to train which takes 38 min and costs 10€.

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