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There are 6 ways to get from Stresa to Villefranche-sur-Mer by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Stresa to Milano Centrale Eurocity / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Ventimiglia Ec / ...

$41 - $88

Cheapest option

STN, bus  •  8 h 50 min

  1. Take the STN from Stresa to Veveri Domodossola
  2. Take the bus from Milan, Milan to Nice, Nice 492

$26 - $43

4 alternative options

Train, Thello  •  7 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Stresa to Milano Centrale Re_4
  2. Take the Thello from Milano Centrale to Monaco

$57 - $94

Drive  •  3 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Stresa to Villefranche-sur-Mer 228.7 miles

$55 - $80

Train to Geneva, fly  •  7 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Stresa to Geneve
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Nice (NCE) GVA - NCE

$100 - $242

Train, train to Zurich, fly  •  8 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Stresa to Brig
  2. Take the train from Brig to Zürich Flughafen
  3. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Nice (NCE) ZRH - NCE

$162 - $409

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The cheapest way to get from Stresa to Villefranche-sur-Mer is to STN and bus which costs 22€ - 40€ and takes 8 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Stresa to Villefranche-sur-Mer is to drive which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 3 h 34 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Stresa to Villefranche-sur-Mer. However, there are services departing from Stresa and arriving at Nice, Nice via Novara - Veveri and Milan, Milan. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Stresa to Villefranche-sur-Mer. However, there are services departing from Stresa and arriving at Gare de Villefranche-sur-Mer via Milano Centrale and Gare de Ventimiglia-Stazione. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 35 min.

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The distance between Stresa and Villefranche-sur-Mer is 261 km. The road distance is 365.9 km.

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The best way to get from Stresa to Villefranche-sur-Mer without a car is to train which takes 6 h 35 min and costs 35€ - 80€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 35 min to get from Stresa to Villefranche-sur-Mer, including transfers.

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Stresa to Villefranche-sur-Mer bus services, operated by STN, depart from Stresa station.

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Stresa to Villefranche-sur-Mer train services, operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, depart from Stresa station.

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The best way to get from Stresa to Villefranche-sur-Mer is to train which takes 6 h 35 min and costs 35€ - 80€. Alternatively, you can STN and bus, which costs 22€ - 40€ and takes 8 h 50 min.

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Map of how to get from Stresa to Villefranche-sur-Mer.
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  • Distance: 163.1 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 35 min

What companies run services between Stresa, Italy and Villefranche-sur-Mer, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France?

You can take a train from Stresa to Villefranche-sur-Mer via Milano Centrale, Ventimiglia, and Gare de Ventimiglia-Stazione in around 6 h 35 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Stresa to Villefranche-sur-Mer via Veveri, Novara - Veveri, and Milan, Milan in around 8 h 50 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $190
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Flights from Zurich to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Train operators
Trenitalia Eurocity

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 Stresa to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$9 - $20
First
$11 - $28
Train from Milano Centrale to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Stresa to Geneve
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$45 - $90
First
$55 - $140
Train from Stresa to Brig
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$22 - $35
First
$49
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 Milano Centrale to Ventimiglia(fr)
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$35 - $45
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Monaco
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
thello.com
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 Brig to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
STN
Phone
0321 472647
Email
info@stnnet.it
Website
stnnet.it
Bus from Stresa to Veveri
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
stnnet.it
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 Milan, Milan to Nice, Nice
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Geneva Airport to Nice Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Stresa to Villefranche-sur-Mer bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Nice, Nice station.

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Stresa to Villefranche-sur-Mer train services, operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, arrive at Ventimiglia station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Stresa to Villefranche-sur-Mer is 366 km. It takes approximately 3 h 34 min to drive from Stresa to Villefranche-sur-Mer.

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Swiss and easyJet offer flights from Geneva Airport to Nice Airport.

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There are 3767+ hotels available in Villefranche-sur-Mer. Prices start at $74 USD per night.

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