There are 4 ways to get from Paris to Lake Garda by train, car, plane, car ferry or bus

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  •  9 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Torino Porta Susa Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Desenzano Fr

$228 - $275

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Train to Beauvais, fly to Milan Bergamo, bus  •  9 h

  1. Take the train from Paris Nord to Beauvais Gare SNCF
  2. Fly from Beauvais (BVA) to Milan Bergamo (BGY) BVA - BGY
  3. Take the bus from Bergamo Airport Bus Station to Brescia Bus Station Via Solferino
  4. Take the bus from Brescia to Toscolano

$57 - $196

2 alternative options

Drive  •  9 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Paris to Lake Garda 617.6 miles

$140 - $220

Fly Paris CDG to Bologna, train, car ferry  •  9 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Bologna (BLQ) CDG - BLQ
  2. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Verona Porta Nuova
  3. Take the car ferry from Torri to Maderno

$93 - $361

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The distance between Paris and Lake Garda is 721 km. The road distance is 988.2 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Lake Garda without a car is to train which takes 9 h 13 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 9 h 13 min to get from Paris to Lake Garda, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Paris CDG Airport to Bologna Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 40 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Lake Garda is 988 km. It takes approximately 9 h 41 min to drive from Paris to Lake Garda.

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Hop!, Lufthansa, Alitalia and Air France offer flights from Paris CDG Airport to Bologna Airport.

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There are 3935+ hotels available in Lake Garda. Prices start at $74 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Paris to Paris CDG Airport is to train which takes 33 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Paris to Lake Garda.
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  • Distance: 450.8 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 13 min

What companies run services between Paris, France and Lake Garda, Italy?

You can take a train from Paris to Lake Garda via Torino Porta Susa, Torino Porta Susa, and Desenzano in around 9 h 13 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $470
Flights from Paris CDG to Bologna via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,300
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Bologna via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Beauvais to Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $190
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$130 - $150
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$130 - $150
1st Class
$180 - $270
Trenitalia Frecce

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 Desenzano
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Bologna C.Le to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $19
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$16 - $19
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Verona Porta Nuova Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
italotreno.it
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 Paris Nord to Beauvais Gare SNCF
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $26
1st Class
$23 - $35
Bus operators
Autostradale
Phone
+39 02 3008 9000
Email
info@autostradale.it
Website
autostradale.it
Bus from Bergamo Airport Bus Station to Brescia Bus Station Via Solferino
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
autostradale.it
Ferry operators

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