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There are 9 ways to get from Paris to Val Thorens by train, night bus, shuttle, car or plane

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Recommended option

Train  •  5h 34m

  1. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to St Michel Valloire Tgv

108€ - 144€

Cheapest option

Night bus, train, shuttle  •  11h 1m

  1. Take the night bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Mâcon
  2. Take the train from Mâcon to Lyon Part Dieu Ter / ...
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Lyon Airport to Val Thorens Arolles

72€ - 144€

7 alternative options

Train via Gare-Routiere  •  6h 43m

  1. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Moutiers Salins Brides L Bains Tgv

107€ - 135€

Train via Gare-Routiere #2  •  7h 24m

  1. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Moûtiers-Salins-Brides-les-Bai Tgv

162€ - 282€

Drive  •  6h 32m

  1. Drive from Paris Bercy to Val Thorens 679.9 km

75€ - 110€

Fly Paris CDG to Lyon, shuttle  •  7h 3m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Lyon (LYS) CDG - LYS
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Lyon Airport to Val Thorens Arolles

86€ - 323€

Fly Paris CDG to Geneva, shuttle  •  7h 47m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Geneva (GVA) CDG - GVA
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Genève Airport to Val Thorens Arolles

106€ - 243€

Fly Paris Orly to Geneva, shuttle  •  7h 38m

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Geneva (GVA) ORY - GVA
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Genève Airport to Val Thorens Arolles

92€ - 227€

Fly Paris CDG to Turin, train  •  9h 5m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Turin (TRN) CDG - TRN
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Modane

116€ - 475€

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The cheapest way to get from Paris to Val Thorens is to drive which costs 75€ - 110€ and takes 6h 32m.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Val Thorens is to train which costs 100€ - 150€ and takes 5h 34m.

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It is 509 km from Paris to Val Thorens. It is approximately 679.9 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Paris to Val Thorens without a car is to train via Gare-Routiere which takes 6h 43m and costs 100€ - 140€.

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It takes approximately 5h 34m to get from Paris to Val Thorens, including transfers.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Val Thorens is 680 km. It takes approximately 6h 32m to drive from Paris to Val Thorens.

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

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There are 328+ hotels available in Val Thorens. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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The best way to get from Paris to Paris CDG Airport is to train which takes 38 min and costs 5€ - 9€.

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  • Distance: 509 km
  • Duration: 5h 34m

What companies run services between Paris, France and Val Thorens, France?

TGV inOui operates a train from Paris Gare De Lyon to St Michel Valloire once a week. Tickets cost 90€ - 130€ and the journey takes 4h 2m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 280€
Flights from Paris CDG to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 310€
Flights from Paris CDG to Turin
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
85€ - 250€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 220€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Turin via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 600€
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 St Michel Valloire
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
90€ - 130€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
90€ - 110€
1st Class
100€ - 130€
Train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Moutiers Salins Brides L Bains
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
90€ - 130€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
90€ - 110€
1st Class
100€ - 130€
Train from Macon Ville to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
21€ - 35€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
27€ - 32€
1st Class
21€ - 25€
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Modane
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
26€ - 40€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
31€ - 37€
1st Class
26€ - 31€
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 Paris Gare de Lyon to Moûtiers-Salins-Brides-les-Bai
Ave. Duration
4h 34m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
160€ - 280€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Mâcon to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
24€ - 45€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. 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 Macon Ville to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
9€ - 25€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
9€ - 14€
Rail 1st Class
17€ - 25€
Bus operators
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
Night bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Mâcon
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
14€ - 18€
Website
Blablabus
BensBus
Email
info@nofussbus.co.uk
Website
bensbus.co.uk
Shuttle from Lyon Airport to Val Thorens Arolles
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
35€ - 75€
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BensBus
Shuttle from Genève Airport to Val Thorens Arolles
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
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BensBus

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