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There are 11 ways to get from Paris to Lago di Varese by train, bus, car or plane

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 via Zürich  •  9h 37m

  1. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Zuerich Hb Tgv
  2. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Chiasso Ec / ...

€160 - €240

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Bus  •  16h 23m

  1. Take the bus from Paris to Milan N410 / ...

€33 - €63

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Train  •  9h 45m

  1. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Milano P.Garibaldi Tgv
  2. Take the train from Milano Porta Garibaldi Sotterranea to Varese S5 / ...

€134 - €178

Bus via Fribourg  •  18h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Paris to Fribourg N799
  2. Take the bus from Fribourg to Como 417

€57 - €68

Drive  •  8h 28m

  1. Drive from Paris Gallieni to Lago di Varese 859.3 km

€100 - €160

Fly Paris CDG to Milan Malpensa, train  •  6h 34m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) CDG - MXP
  2. Take the train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Varese

€47 - €175

Fly Paris CDG to Milan Linate, train  •  7h 15m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Milan Linate (LIN) CDG - LIN
  2. Take the train from Milano Porta Vittoria to Varese

€49 - €179

Fly Paris Orly to Milan Malpensa, train  •  6h 35m

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) ORY - MXP
  2. Take the train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Varese

€43 - €209

Fly Paris Orly to Milan Linate, train  •  7h 25m

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Milan Linate (LIN) ORY - LIN
  2. Take the train from Milano Porta Vittoria to Varese

€55 - €173

Bus to Beauvais, fly to Milan Bergamo, bus, train  •  8h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Paris Porte Maillot to Paris Beauvais Airport
  2. Fly from Beauvais (BVA) to Milan Bergamo (BGY) BVA - BGY
  3. Take the bus from Orio al Serio Airport to Milano Rho-Fiera
  4. Take the train from Rho Fiera to Varese

€41 - €195

Fly Paris CDG to Turin, train  •  9h 26m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Turin (TRN) CDG - TRN
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Rho-Fiera Milano
  3. Take the train from Rho Fiera to Varese

€88 - €284

Paris to Lago di Varese by train and bus

The journey time between Paris and Lago di Varese is around 13h 31m and covers a distance of around 844 km. The fastest journey normally takes 8h 34m. Operated by TGV inOui, Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), Trenord and others, the Paris to Lago di Varese service departs from Paris Gare De Lyon and arrives in Varese, Lungolago 178,Calcinate P.. Typically 17 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
13h 31m
Fastest journey time:
8h 34m
Journey distance:
844 km
Services per week:
17
Cheapest price:
€160
Carbon emissions:
45 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
07:22
Last service departs at:
18:23

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Paris to Lago di Varese train and bus schedules

France → Italy
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Italy, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Cyprus, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican

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Conditions of entry into Italy from France

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
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  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
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  • 5-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
This applies to arrivals from Albania, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Hong Kong, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates and United States
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area, Canada, Cyprus, Japan and United States
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area and Cyprus
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of San Marino and Vatican
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • 5-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
This applies to arrivals from United Kingdom

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Rules to follow in Italy

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Considerations leaving from France

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Italy from France.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Inter-regional travel is permitted

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Lago di Varese is 1500.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Lago di Varese is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Lago di Varese is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1500.

No, but conditions apply when returning to France from Italy.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 3 Aug 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Paris to Lago di Varese is to bus and fly and train which costs €40 - €200 and takes 8h 45m.

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The fastest way to get from Paris to Lago di Varese is to fly and train. Taking this option will cost €45 - €180 and takes 6h 34m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Paris to Lago di Varese. However, there are services departing from Paris and arriving at Varese, Lungolago 178,Calcinate P. via Milan, Grandate - Stazione and Varese, Milano 5,capolinea provvisorio. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 23m.

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The distance between Paris and Lago di Varese is 588 km. The road distance is 859.3 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Lago di Varese without a car is to train via Zürich which takes 9h 37m and costs €160 - €240.

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It takes approximately 9h 37m to get from Paris to Lago di Varese, including transfers.

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Paris to Lago di Varese bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Paris station.

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The best way to get from Paris to Lago di Varese is to train via Zürich which takes 9h 37m and costs €160 - €240. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €30 - €65 and takes 16h 23m.

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The quickest flight from Paris CDG Airport to Milan Malpensa Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Paris to Lago di Varese bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Milan station.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Lago di Varese.
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  • Distance: 588.5 km
  • Duration: 9h 37m

What companies run services between Paris, France and Lago di Varese, Italy?

You can take a train from Paris Bercy to Lago di Varese via Zuerich Hb, Chiasso, Varese, and Varese, Milano 5,capolinea provvisorio in around 9h 37m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Paris to Milan 5 times a day. Tickets cost €40 - €50 and the journey takes 11h 40m. Blablabus also services this route 3 times a day.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €360
Flights from Paris CDG to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €340
Flights from Paris CDG to Turin
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€90 - €260
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €190
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €230
Flights from Paris CDG to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€40 - €220
Flights from Paris Orly to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€50 - €190
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €370
Flights from Paris CDG to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €330
Flights from Paris CDG to Turin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€90 - €190
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €460
Flights from Paris Orly to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€50 - €300
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €450
Blue Air
Website
flyblueair.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €220
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Beauvais to Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€11 - €160
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 Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€95 - €130
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€95 - €110
1st Class
€100 - €130
Train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Milano P.Garibaldi
Ave. Duration
7h 6m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€120 - €170
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€120 - €150
1st Class
€140 - €170
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 Zuerich Hb to Chiasso
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€60 - €110
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Trenord

Trenord operates regional and suburban lines throughout Italy’s Lombardy region, including the Malapensa Express from Milan’s Malapensa Airport and local lines around Lake Como and the Italian Lakes. Trenord train tickets can be purchased from machines at any train station and don’t need to be booked in advance.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 02 7249 4494
Email
my-link@trenord.it
Website
trenord.it
Train from Milano Porta Garibaldi Sotterranea to Varese
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€5 - €6
Website
Trenord
Train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Varese
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€4 - €5
Website
Trenord
Train from Milano Porta Vittoria to Varese
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€5 - €7
Website
Trenord
Train from Rho Fiera to Varese
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€4 - €6
Website
Trenord
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 Susa to Rho-Fiera Milano
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€9 - €19
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€17 - €19
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Rho-Fiera Milano
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€13 - €55
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€13 - €19
Base Standard
€29 - €40
Base Premium
€35 - €55
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 to Milan
Ave. Duration
11h 40m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€40 - €50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris to Fribourg
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Fribourg to Como
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€19 - €23
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 Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Milan
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€24 - €30
Website
Blablabus
Aéroport Paris Beauvais
Phone
0892 68 20 66
Website
aeroportparisbeauvais.com
Bus from Paris Porte Maillot to Paris Beauvais Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€16
Website
Aéroport Paris Beauvais
Autostradale
Phone
+39 02 3008 9000
Email
info@autostradale.it
Website
autostradale.it
Bus from Orio al Serio Airport to Milano Rho-Fiera
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€8 - €11
Website
Autostradale
Website
Autostradale

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Lago di Varese is 859 km. It takes approximately 8h 28m to drive from Paris to Lago di Varese.

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Lufthansa, Swiss, Air France and easyJet offer flights from Paris CDG Airport to Milan Malpensa Airport.

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