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There are 3 ways to get from Turin to Col de la Madeleine by train, bus or car

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Train  •  4h 32m

  1. Take the train from Turin Porta Susa to Chambéry - Challes-les-Eaux 641 / ...
  2. Take the train from Chambéry - Challes-les-Eaux to Saint-Marcellin K021 / ...

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Bus, train  •  6h 36m

  1. Take the bus from Turin to Grenoble 744
  2. Take the train from Grenoble Universites Gieres to St Marcellin Isere Ter

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Drive  •  3h 19m

  1. Drive from Turin to Col de la Madeleine 301.6 km

Turin to Col de la Madeleine by bus, walk and train

The journey time between Turin and Col de la Madeleine is around 6h 36m and covers a distance of around 317 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 31m. Operated by FlixBus, SNCF, Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) and others, the Turin to Col de la Madeleine service departs from Turin and arrives in Belan. Typically four services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

4 Weekly Services
6h 36m Average Duration
€38 Cheapest Price
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Italy → France
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International entry into France from Italy

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy
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Conditions of entry into France from Italy

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from Italy
  • Health declaration required
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be tested. A positive test will result in mandatory quarantine
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Belgium
  • 10 day mandatory monitored quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Afghanistan, Belarus, Botswana, Brazil, Costa Rica, Cuba, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Eswatini, Georgia, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Moldova, Montenegro, Mozambique, Namibia, Pakistan, Russia, Serbia, South Africa, Suriname, Tanzania, Turkey, Ukraine, United States, Zambia and Zimbabwe
  • 7-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Afghanistan, Argentina, Australia, Bahrain, Belarus, Botswana, Eswatini, Georgia, Hong Kong, Japan, Kuwait, Lesotho, Mauritius, Moldova, Montenegro, Mozambique, Namibia, New Zealand, Pakistan, Qatar, Russia, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, South Africa, South Korea, Suriname, Taiwan, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Vanuatu, Zambia and Zimbabwe
  • COVID-19 test upon arrival
This applies to arrivals from Afghanistan, Belarus, Botswana, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Eswatini, Georgia, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Moldova, Montenegro, Mozambique, Namibia, Pakistan, Russia, Serbia, South Africa, Suriname, Tanzania, Turkey, United States, Zambia and Zimbabwe
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Monaco, San Marino and Vatican
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
This applies to arrivals from Belgium and Réunion
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for vaccinated travellers
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals without a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
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  • Health declaration required
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be tested. A positive test will result in mandatory quarantine
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The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering France from Italy.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Col de la Madeleine is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Col de la Madeleine is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Col de la Madeleine 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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Last updated: 15 Jan 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Turin to Col de la Madeleine is to drive which costs €35 - €60 and takes 3h 19m.

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The quickest way to get from Turin to Col de la Madeleine is to drive which costs €35 - €60 and takes 3h 19m.

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The distance between Turin and Col de la Madeleine is 196 km. The road distance is 301.6 km.

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The best way to get from Turin to Col de la Madeleine without a car is to train which takes 4h 32m and costs €75 - €170.

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It takes approximately 4h 32m to get from Turin to Col de la Madeleine, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Turin to Col de la Madeleine is 302 km. It takes approximately 3h 19m to drive from Turin to Col de la Madeleine.

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There are 23+ hotels available in Col de la Madeleine. Prices start at €87 per night.

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Map of how to get from Turin to Col de la Madeleine.
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  • Distance: 195.6 km
  • Duration: 4h 32m

What companies run services between Turin, Italy and Col de la Madeleine, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France?

You can take a train from Turin to Col de la Madeleine via Chambéry - Challes-les-Eaux and Saint-Marcellin in around 4h 32m.

Train operators
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Turin Porta Susa to Chambéry - Challes-les-Eaux
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€24 - €50
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€24 - €35
Rail 1st Class
€35 - €50
Train from Chambéry - Challes-les-Eaux to Saint-Marcellin
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€15 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€15 - €22
Rail 1st Class
€23 - €35
Train from Grenoble Universites Gieres to St Marcellin Isere
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€9 - €23
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€9 - €13
Rail 1st Class
€16 - €23
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 37m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€40 - €50
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€40 - €50
1st Class
€40 - €50
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 Torino Porta Susa to Chambery Challes Les Eaux
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€13 - €27
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€24 - €27
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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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 St-Marcellin
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€35 - €70
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Grenoble Universites Gieres to St Marcellin Isere
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€24 - €45
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Turin to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€13 - €17
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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