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There are 6 ways to get from Turin to Le Chambon-sur-Lignon by train, bus, car or plane

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Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Chambery Challes Les Eaux
  2. Take the train from Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux to Lyon Part Dieu
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Saint-Étienne Châteaucreux
  4. Take the bus from Châteaucreux to Place des Balayes

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Turin to Valence France
  2. Take the bus from Gare Routiere to Pl. Balaye Centre

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Bus via Chambéry

  1. Take the bus from Turin Corso Vittorio Emanuele II to Chambery Place de la Gare
  2. Take the bus from Chambery Place de la Gare to Saint Etienne Gare SNCF Châteaucreux
  3. Take the bus from Châteaucreux to Place des Balayes

Drive

  1. Drive from Turin to Le Chambon-sur-Lignon

Bus to Nice, fly, train, bus

  1. Take the bus from Turin to Nice Airport
  2. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Lyon (LYS)
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Saint-Étienne Châteaucreux
  4. Take the bus from Châteaucreux to Place des Balayes

Fly from Turin, train, bus

  1. Fly from Turin (TRN) to Lyon (LYS)
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Saint-Étienne Châteaucreux
  3. Take the bus from Châteaucreux to Place des Balayes
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 3 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
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Bahrain, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Comoros, Hong Kong, Japan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Monaco, New Zealand, Qatar, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Singapore, South Korea, Switzerland, Taiwan, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Vanuatu and Vatican
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Latvia, Lithuania, Netherlands, Romania, Slovakia and Slovenia
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
This applies to arrivals from Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Latvia, Lithuania, Netherlands, Romania, Slovakia and Slovenia
  • 7-day mandatory self-quarantine
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Afghanistan, Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Bahrain, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Comoros, Costa Rica, Cuba, Georgia, Hong Kong, Iran, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Monaco, New Zealand, Pakistan, Qatar, Russia, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, South Korea, Suriname, Taiwan, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Vanuatu and Vatican
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Afghanistan, Brazil, Costa Rica, Cuba, Georgia, Iran, Pakistan, Russia, Suriname and Turkey
  • 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, Argentina, Australia, Bahrain, Canada, Chile, Comoros, Hong Kong, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Monaco, New Zealand, Qatar, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, South Korea, Taiwan, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Vanuatu and Vatican
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Bahrain, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Comoros, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Monaco, New Zealand, Qatar, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, South Korea, Taiwan, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Vanuatu and Vatican
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Bahrain, Canada, Chile, Comoros, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Monaco, New Zealand, Qatar, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, South Korea, Taiwan, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Vanuatu and Vatican
  • Health declaration required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Rules to follow in France

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Considerations leaving from Italy

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 Le Chambon-sur-Lignon is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Le Chambon-sur-Lignon is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Le Chambon-sur-Lignon 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: 24 Nov 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Turin to Le Chambon-sur-Lignon is to bus which costs €18 - €25 and takes 9h 49m.

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The quickest way to get from Turin to Le Chambon-sur-Lignon is to drive which costs €50 - €80 and takes 4h 37m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Turin to Le Chambon-sur-Lignon. However, there are services departing from Turin Corso Vittorio Emanuele II and arriving at Place des Balayes via Chambery Place de la Gare and Châteaucreux. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 31m.

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The distance between Turin and Le Chambon-sur-Lignon is 266 km. The road distance is 400.3 km.

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The best way to get from Turin to Le Chambon-sur-Lignon without a car is to train and bus which takes 8h 5m and costs .

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It takes approximately 8h 5m to get from Turin to Le Chambon-sur-Lignon, including transfers.

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Turin to Le Chambon-sur-Lignon bus services, operated by Union Ivkoni, depart from Turin Corso Vittorio Emanuele II station.

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The quickest flight from Nice Airport to Lyon Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Turin to Le Chambon-sur-Lignon bus services, operated by Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes - cars Région Haute-Loire, arrive at Place des Balayes station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Turin to Le Chambon-sur-Lignon is 400 km. It takes approximately 4h 37m to drive from Turin to Le Chambon-sur-Lignon.

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  • Distance: 265.7 km
  • Duration: 8h 5m

What companies run services between Turin, Italy and Le Chambon-sur-Lignon, France?

You can take a bus from Turin to Le Chambon-sur-Lignon via Chambery Place de la Gare, Saint Etienne Gare SNCF Châteaucreux, and Châteaucreux in around 8h 31m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Nice to Lyon
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€95 - €350
Flights from Turin to Lyon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €260
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Turin to Lyon via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€85 - €340
Flights from Turin to Lyon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€90 - €340
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Turin to Lyon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €320
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Turin to Lyon via Palermo
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€40 - €260
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 Torino Porta Susa to Chambery Challes Les Eaux
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€40 - €50
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€40 - €50
1st Class
€40 - €50
Train from Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€36 - €41
1st Class
€31 - €37
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to St Etienne Chateaucreux
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€7 - €9
1st Class
€9 - €11
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 - €80
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Saint-Étienne Châteaucreux
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€16 - €29
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 26m
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
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€6 - €12
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€6 - €10
Rail 1st Class
€8 - €12
Bus operators
Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes - cars Région Haute-Loire
Website
auvergnerhonealpes.fr
Bus from Châteaucreux to Place des Balayes
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes - cars Région Haute-Loire
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Turin Corso Vittorio Emanuele II to Chambery Place de la Gare
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€6 - €9
Website
Union Ivkoni
Union Ivkoni - Unibus
Website
bustickets.distribusion.com
Bus from Chambery Place de la Gare to Saint Etienne Gare SNCF Châteaucreux
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
bustickets.distribusion.com
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 Valence France
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€17 - €21
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Turin to Nice Airport
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€16 - €20
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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Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes - cars Région Ardèche
Website
auvergnerhonealpes.fr
Bus from Gare Routiere to Pl. Balaye Centre
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€0
Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes - cars Région Ardèche

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Air France offers flights from Nice Airport to Lyon Airport.

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There are 24+ hotels available in Le Chambon-sur-Lignon. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Turin to Turin Airport is to bus which takes 42 min and costs €3.

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