There are 10 ways to get from Paris to French Alps by train, bus, car, plane or taxi

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  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Genève Tgv
  2. Take the bus from Geneva - Mont-Blanc to Domancy - Point i La Pallud T74 Chamonix

$148 - $179

Cheapest option

Bus Ouibus  •  10 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy to Geneva - Bus station Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Geneva - Bus station to Chamonix Sud - Bus station Ouibus / ...

$40 - $68

8 alternative options

Train  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Annecy Tgv
  2. Take the train from Annecy to St-Gervais-les-Bains

$163 - $192

Bus Isilines  •  9 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris - Gallieni to Chamonix

$64 - $117

Drive  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Paris to French Alps 388.8 miles

$80 - $120

Fly Paris Orly to Lyon, bus  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Lyon (LYS) ORY - LYS
  2. Take the bus from Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport to St-Gervais-les-Bains - Le Fayet

$101 - $310

Fly Paris CDG to Lyon, bus  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Lyon (LYS) CDG - LYS
  2. Take the bus from Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport to St-Gervais-les-Bains - Le Fayet

$108 - $312

Fly Paris CDG to Geneva, taxi  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Geneva (GVA) CDG - GVA
  2. Take a taxi from Chamonix sud to French Alps

$82 - $261

Fly Paris Orly to Geneva, taxi  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Geneva (GVA) ORY - GVA
  2. Take a taxi from Chamonix sud to French Alps

$70 - $219

Fly Paris CDG to Turin, bus  •  8 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Turin (TRN) CDG - TRN
  2. Take the bus from Turin, Torino to Courmayeur

$74 - $292

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Paris to French Alps is to bus which costs 35€ - 60€ and takes 10 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to French Alps is to fly and taxi which costs 60€ - 200€ and takes 5 h 43 min.

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The distance between Paris and French Alps is 478 km. The road distance is 622.1 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 22 min to get from Paris to French Alps, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Paris to French Alps without a car is to train and bus which takes 6 h 22 min and costs 130€ - 160€.

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Map of how to get from Paris to French Alps.
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  • Distance: 298.7 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 22 min

What companies run services between Paris, France and French Alps, France?

You can take a train from Paris to French Alps via Annecy and St-Gervais-les-Bains in around 6 h 31 min. Alternatively, Isilines operates a bus from Paris to French Alps 4 times a week. Tickets cost $40 - $95 and the journey takes 9 h 30 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $380
Flights from Paris CDG to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Flights from Paris CDG to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $360
Flights from Paris CDG to Turin
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $360
Flights from Paris CDG to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Turin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Paris CDG to Turin via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $240
XL Airways France
Website
xl.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$29 - $130
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Paris CDG to Geneva via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Geneva via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $3,500
Blue Air
Website
blueairweb.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Turin
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$25 - $160
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Genève
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $110
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$95 - $110
1st Class
$130 - $190
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Annecy
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $120
1st Class
$140 - $200
SNCF
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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Annecy to St-Gervais-les-Bains
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $27
1st Class
$24 - $40
Bus operators
Altibus
Phone
0 820 320 368
Email
info@altibus.com
Website
altibus.com
Bus from Geneva - Mont-Blanc to Domancy - Point i La Pallud
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Schedules at
altibus.com
Bus from Geneva - Mont-Blanc to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Schedules at
altibus.com
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Paris - Gallieni to Chamonix
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $95
Schedules at
isilines.com
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy to Geneva - Bus station
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Geneva - Bus station to Chamonix Sud - Bus station
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport to St-Gervais-les-Bains - Le Fayet
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Geneva to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Turin, Torino to Courmayeur
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Geneva to Chamonix
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Book at
eurolines.ch
Other operators
Taxi from Chamonix sud to French Alps
Ave. Duration
12 min
Estimated price
$18 - $22
Taxi Cluses
Phone
+33 4 50 98 07 36
Website
cluses-taxi.fr
Alp Genovese Taxi
Phone
+33 6 89 30 37 74
Website
genovesetaxi.com
Vaudey Taxi
Phone
+33 6 78 88 63 75
Website
vaudey-taxi.fr

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