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There are 8 ways to get from Rome to Vals-près-le-Puy by train, bus, car or plane

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Recommended option

Train  •  12h 57m

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Torino Porta Susa Fr
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Chambery Challes Les Eaux Tgv
  3. Take the train from Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv / ...
  4. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to St Etienne Chateaucreux Ter / ...
  5. Take the train from St Etienne Chateaucreux to Le Puy En Velay Ter

144€ - 322€

Cheapest option

Fly to Marseille, drive  •  7h 21m

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Marseille (MRS) FCO - MRS
  2. Drive from Marseille to Vals-près-le-Puy

67€ - 260€

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Bus, train  •  18h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Lyon Perrache
  2. Take the train from Lyon Perrache to Saint-Étienne Châteaucreux Tgv / ...
  3. Take the train from St Etienne Chateaucreux to Le Puy En Velay Ter

83€ - 140€

Drive  •  10h 53m

  1. Drive from Rome to Vals-près-le-Puy 1109.8 km

130€ - 200€

Fly to Lyon, train  •  7h 52m

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Lyon (LYS) FCO - LYS
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to St Etienne Chateaucreux
  3. Take the train from St Etienne Chateaucreux to Le Puy En Velay

118€ - 292€

Fly to Geneva, train  •  10h 23m

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Geneva (GVA) FCO - GVA
  2. Take the train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to St Etienne Chateaucreux
  4. Take the train from St Etienne Chateaucreux to Le Puy En Velay

143€ - 366€

Fly to Le Puy  •  8h 2m

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Le Puy (LPY) FCO - LPY

92€ - 285€

Fly to Turin, train  •  11h 55m

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Turin (TRN) FCO - TRN
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Chambery Challes Les Eaux
  3. Take the train from Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux to Lyon Part Dieu
  4. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to St Etienne Chateaucreux
  5. Take the train from St Etienne Chateaucreux to Le Puy En Velay

134€ - 318€

Rome to Vals-près-le-Puy by train

The train journey time between Rome and Vals-près-le-Puy is around 18h 27m and covers a distance of around 1180 km. The fastest train normally takes 12h 19m. Operated by Trenitalia Frecce, TGV inOui, Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) and others, the Rome to Vals-près-le-Puy train service departs from Roma Termini and arrives in Le Puy En Velay. Typically 12 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
18h 27m
Fastest train time:
12h 19m
Trains per week:
12
Cheapest price:
149€
Carbon emissions:
62 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
11:10
Last train departs at:
18:50

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Rome to Vals-près-le-Puy train schedules

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Domestic travel is restricted

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  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Vals-près-le-Puy is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Vals-près-le-Puy is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Vals-près-le-Puy is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 130 000.

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

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The cheapest way to get from Rome to Vals-près-le-Puy is to bus and train which costs 80€ - 140€ and takes 18h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Rome to Vals-près-le-Puy is to fly and drive which costs 65€ - 260€ and takes 7h 21m.

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No, there is no direct train from Rome to Vals-près-le-Puy. However, there are services departing from Roma Termini and arriving at Le Puy En Velay via Torino Porta Susa, Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux, Lyon Part Dieu and St Etienne Chateaucreux. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 57m.

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The distance between Rome and Vals-près-le-Puy is 778 km. The road distance is 1109.8 km.

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The best way to get from Rome to Vals-près-le-Puy without a car is to train which takes 12h 57m and costs 140€ - 330€.

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It takes approximately 12h 57m to get from Rome to Vals-près-le-Puy, including transfers.

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Rome to Vals-près-le-Puy train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Roma Termini station.

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The best way to get from Rome to Vals-près-le-Puy is to train which takes 12h 57m and costs 140€ - 330€. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs 90€ - 290€ and takes 8h 2m.

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The quickest flight from Rome Airport to Lyon Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 35m.

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Rome to Vals-près-le-Puy train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Le Puy En Velay station.

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Map of how to get from Rome to Vals-près-le-Puy.
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  • Distance: 777.6 km
  • Duration: 12h 57m

What companies run services between Rome, Italy and Vals-près-le-Puy, France?

You can take a train from Rome to Vals-près-le-Puy via Torino Porta Susa, Chambery Challes Les Eaux, Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux, Lyon Part Dieu, and St Etienne Chateaucreux in around 12h 57m. Alternatively, easyJet, Twin Jet and Vueling Airlines fly from Rome to Vals-près-le-Puy twice daily.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Rome to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
110€ - 320€
Flights from Rome to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 260€
Flights from Rome to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 270€
Flights from Rome to Geneva via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 270€
Flights from Rome to Turin
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 200€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Rome to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 150€
Flights from Rome to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 370€
Twin Jet
Website
twinjet.fr
Flights from Rome to Le Puy via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
7h 13m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
50€ - 200€
Flights from Rome to Le Puy via Nice, Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
55€ - 220€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Rome to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
130€ - 550€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Rome to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 410€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Rome to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
110€ - 320€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Rome to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
16€ - 140€
Train operators
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 Roma Termini to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
4h 34m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
50€ - 150€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
50€ - 70€
Base Standard
85€ - 120€
Base Premium
100€ - 150€
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 Torino Porta Susa to Chambery Challes Les Eaux
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
40€ - 50€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
40€ - 50€
1st Class
40€ - 50€
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to St Etienne Chateaucreux
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
20€ - 35€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
26€ - 31€
1st Class
20€ - 24€
Train from Lyon Perrache to St Etienne Chateaucreux
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
19€ - 30€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
26€ - 31€
1st Class
19€ - 23€
Train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 45€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
35€ - 45€
1st Class
35€ - 45€
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 Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 75€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Saint-Étienne Châteaucreux
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
22€ - 40€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Saint-Étienne Châteaucreux to Le Puy-en-Velay
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
29€ - 55€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lyon Perrache to Saint-Étienne Châteaucreux
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
21€ - 40€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
45€ - 90€
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 Chambery Challes Les Eaux to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
17€ - 40€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
17€ - 25€
Rail 1st Class
26€ - 40€
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to St Etienne Chateaucreux
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
8€ - 23€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
8€ - 13€
Rail 1st Class
15€ - 23€
Train from St Etienne Chateaucreux to Le Puy En Velay
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
11€ - 28€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
11€ - 17€
Rail 1st Class
19€ - 28€
Train from Lyon Perrache to St Etienne Chateaucreux
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
8€ - 22€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
8€ - 13€
Rail 1st Class
15€ - 22€
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
14h 25m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
45€ - 55€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Rome to Vals-près-le-Puy is 1110 km. It takes approximately 10h 53m to drive from Rome to Vals-près-le-Puy.

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Air France and easyJet offer flights from Rome Airport to Lyon Airport.

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There are 35+ hotels available in Vals-près-le-Puy. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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The best way to get from Rome to Rome Airport is to train which takes 32 min and costs 7€ - 35€.

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