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

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

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Train  •  6 h 30 min

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

$164 - $193

Cheapest option

Fly Paris Orly to Milan Malpensa, bus  •  9 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) ORY - MXP
  2. Take the bus from Novara to Courmayeur

$65 - $222

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Bus Isilines  •  9 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris - Gallieni to Chamonix

$65 - $118

Bus Eurolines FR  •  12 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris Gallieni to Geneve
  2. Take the bus from Geneva to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc N504 / ...

$78 - $153

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 31 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

$102 - $311

Fly Paris Orly to Geneva, shuttle  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Geneva (GVA) ORY - GVA
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Geneva Airport to Chamonix sud

$72 - $221

Fly Paris CDG to Lyon, bus  •  6 h 56 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

$109 - $313

Fly Paris CDG to Geneva, shuttle  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Geneva (GVA) CDG - GVA
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Geneva Airport to Chamonix sud

$84 - $263

Fly Paris CDG to Turin, bus  •  8 h 54 min

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

$75 - $293

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The cheapest way to get from Paris to French Alps is to bus which costs 55€ - 110€ and takes 9 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to French Alps is to fly and shuttle which costs 60€ - 200€ and takes 5 h 42 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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The best way to get from Paris to French Alps without a car is to train which takes 6 h 30 min and costs 140€ - 170€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 30 min to get from Paris to French Alps, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Paris to French Alps is to train which takes 6 h 30 min and costs 140€ - 170€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 55€ - 110€ and takes 9 h 45 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to French Alps is 622 km. It takes approximately 5 h 51 min to drive from Paris to French Alps.

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Air France offers flights from Paris Orly Airport to Lyon Airport.

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There are 2082+ hotels available in French Alps. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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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 30 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 30 min. Alternatively, Isilines operates a bus from Paris to French Alps 4 times a week. Tickets cost $45 - $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 5 min
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 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $360
Flights from Paris CDG to Turin
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $600
Flights from Paris Orly to Milan Malpensa via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $1,900
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $240
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $380
Flights from Paris Orly to Milan Malpensa via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $1,900
Aigle Azur
Website
aigle-azur.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $250
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
Blue Air
Website
blueairweb.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Turin
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$25 - $160
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Turin via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
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 - $210
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. 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 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
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
$45 - $95
Schedules at
isilines.com
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Paris Gallieni to Geneve
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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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 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Turin, Torino to Courmayeur
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 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 Geneva - Bus station to Chamonix Sud - Bus station
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport to St-Gervais-les-Bains - Le Fayet
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Ouibus
Altibus
Phone
0 820 320 368
Email
info@altibus.com
Website
altibus.com
Bus from Geneva - Mont-Blanc to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Schedules at
altibus.com
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
$13 - $16
Book at
eurolines.ch
Swisstours Transport SA
Phone
+41 22 781 04 04
Email
info@stts.ch
Website
cham-transfers.com
Shuttle from Geneva Airport to Chamonix sud
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
cham-transfers.com
Savda

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The best way to get from Paris to Paris Orly Airport is to bus which takes 15 min and costs 9€.

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