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There are 9 ways to get from Paris to Thonon-les-Bains by train, bus, car, plane or ferry

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  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Bellegarde(Ain) Tgv
  2. Take the train from Bellegarde(Ain) to Thonon-les-Bains Lyon - Bellegarde - Evian - St-Gervais / ...

$108 - $125

Cheapest option

Bus Ouibus  •  9 h 25 min

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

$25 - $35

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Bus FlixBus  •  8 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Annemasse 779

$43 - $69

Drive  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Paris to Thonon-les-Bains 358.4 miles

$75 - $120

Fly Paris Orly to Geneva, bus  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Geneva (GVA) ORY - GVA
  2. Take the bus from Genève to Thonon-les-Bains

$61 - $217

Fly Paris CDG to Geneva, bus  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Geneva (GVA) CDG - GVA
  2. Take the bus from Genève to Thonon-les-Bains

$73 - $259

Fly Paris Orly to Lyon, train  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Lyon (LYS) ORY - LYS
  2. Take the train from Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu to Gare de Bellegarde-Gare
  3. Take the train from Bellegarde(Ain) to Thonon-les-Bains

$106 - $326

Fly Paris CDG to Lyon, train  •  7 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Lyon (LYS) CDG - LYS
  2. Take the train from Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu to Gare de Bellegarde-Gare
  3. Take the train from Bellegarde(Ain) to Thonon-les-Bains

$113 - $328

Fly Paris Orly to Mulhouse, train, ferry  •  7 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Mulhouse (MLH) ORY - MLH
  2. Take the train from Olten to Morges
  3. Take the ferry from Morges CGN to Thonon-les-Bains CGN

$143 - $458

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Paris to Thonon-les-Bains is to bus which costs 22€ - 35€ and takes 9 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Thonon-les-Bains is to train which costs 90€ - 110€ and takes 4 h 52 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Paris to Thonon-les-Bains. However, there are services departing from Paris City Centre - Bercy and arriving at Thonon-les-Bains via Genève. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Paris to Thonon-les-Bains. However, there are services departing from Paris Gare de Lyon and arriving at Thonon-les-Bains via Bellegarde(Ain). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 52 min.

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The distance between Paris and Thonon-les-Bains is 415 km. The road distance is 573.4 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Thonon-les-Bains without a car is to train which takes 4 h 52 min and costs 90€ - 110€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 52 min to get from Paris to Thonon-les-Bains, including transfers.

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Paris to Thonon-les-Bains bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Paris City Centre - Bercy station.

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Paris to Thonon-les-Bains train services, operated by inOui TGV, depart from Paris Gare de Lyon station.

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The best way to get from Paris to Thonon-les-Bains is to train which takes 4 h 52 min and costs 90€ - 110€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 35€ - 60€ and takes 8 h 55 min.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Thonon-les-Bains.
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  • Distance: 259.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 52 min

What companies run services between Paris, France and Thonon-les-Bains, France?

You can take a train from Paris to Thonon-les-Bains via Bellegarde(Ain) in around 4 h 52 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Paris to Thonon-les-Bains once daily. Tickets cost $30 - $55 and the journey takes 7 h 35 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $360
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 Orly to Mulhouse
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $440
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $360
Flights from Paris CDG to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $430
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $240
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
XL Airways France
Website
xl.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$29 - $130
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Bellegarde(Ain)
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $105
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$90 - $105
1st Class
$120 - $180
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Bellegarde(Ain)
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $35
1st Class
$50 - $55
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Bellegarde(Ain) to Thonon-les-Bains
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$16 - $24
1st Class
$21 - $35
Train from Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu to Gare de Bellegarde-Gare
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$24 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Lyon-Part-Dieu to Bellegarde
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Olten to Morges
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris, Paris to Annemasse
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
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 Paris City Centre - Bercy to Geneva - Bus station
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
Ouibus
Transdev Haute-Savoie
Phone
+33 4 50 51 08 51
Website
transdevhautesavoie.com
Bus from Genève to Thonon-les-Bains
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
transdevhautesavoie.com
Ferry operators
CGN
Phone
+41 (0)900 929 929
Email
info@cgn.ch
Website
cgn.ch
Ferry from Morges CGN to Thonon-les-Bains CGN
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
cgn.ch

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

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Paris to Thonon-les-Bains bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Geneva - Bus station.

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Paris to Thonon-les-Bains train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Thonon-les-Bains station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Thonon-les-Bains is 573 km. It takes approximately 5 h 30 min to drive from Paris to Thonon-les-Bains.

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easyJet offers flights from Paris Orly Airport to Geneva Airport.

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There are 452+ hotels available in Thonon-les-Bains. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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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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