There are 4 ways to get from Strasbourg to French Alps by train, car, plane 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  •  7 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Visp 6 / ...
  3. Take the train from Visp to Martigny 90

$153 - $265

Cheapest option

Fly from Strasbourg, bus  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Strasbourg (SXB) to Lyon (LYS) SXB - LYS
  2. Take the bus from Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport to Annecy
  3. Take the bus from Annecy to Chamonix Sud - Bus station

$87 - $411

2 alternative options

Drive  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Strasbourg to French Alps 262 miles

$55 - $85

Train to Metz/Nancy, fly, bus  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Strasbourg to Lorraine
  2. Fly from Metz/Nancy (ETZ) to Lyon (LYS) ETZ - LYS
  3. Take the bus from Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport to Annecy
  4. Take the bus from Annecy to Chamonix Sud - Bus station

$143 - $522

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The cheapest way to get from Strasbourg to French Alps is to drive which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 4 h 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Strasbourg to French Alps is to drive which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 4 h 48 min.

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The distance between Strasbourg and French Alps is 313 km. The road distance is 419.2 km.

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It takes approximately 7 h 41 min to get from Strasbourg to French Alps, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Strasbourg, France and French Alps, France?

You can take a train from Strasbourg to French Alps via Basel SBB, Visp, Martigny, Vallorcine, and Chamonix-Mont-Blanc in around 7 h 41 min.

Airlines
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Strasbourg to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Metz/Nancy to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Train operators
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 Strasbourg to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
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 Basel SBB to Visp
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Visp to Martigny
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Strasbourg to Lorraine
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $40
1st Class
$50 - $60
Bus operators
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 Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport to Annecy
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Annecy to Chamonix Sud - Bus station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Ouibus

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