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There are 5 ways to get from Vars to Avoriaz by bus, train or car

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Bus, train  •  10h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Montdauphin-Guillestre to Modane
  2. Take the train from Modane to Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux Tgv / ...
  3. Take the train from Chambery Challes Les Eaux to Geneve Ter
  4. Take the bus from Geneva Bus Station to Morzine Les Prodains Bus Terminal

€79 - €142

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Train  •  11h 57m

  1. Take the train from Montdauphin-Guillestre to Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud
  2. Take the train from Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv / ...
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve Ter / ...
  4. Take the train from Geneve to St-Maurice(Ch) Re / ...

€155 - €305

Bus  •  11h 15m

  1. Take the bus from BRIANCON - Gare SNCF - BRIANCON to GRENOBLE - Gare Routière - GRENOBLE
  2. Take the bus from Grenoble - Bus Station to Geneva - Airport
  3. Take the bus from Geneva Airport to Morzine Les Prodains Bus Terminal

Bus via Gap  •  12h 22m

  1. Take the bus from MONT DAUPHIN - Gare SNCF - MONT DAUPHIN to GAP - Gare SNCF - GAP
  2. Take the bus from Gare S.N.C.F to Gare Routiere T91
  3. Take the bus from Grenoble to Geneva 739
  4. Take the bus from Geneva Bus Station to Morzine Les Prodains Bus Terminal

Drive  •  4h 2m

  1. Drive from Vars to Avoriaz 283.5 km

€30 - €45

Vars → Avoriaz
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The cost-effective way to get from Vars to Avoriaz is to drive, which costs €30 - €45 and takes 4h 2m.

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The quickest way to get from Vars to Avoriaz is to drive which costs €30 - €45 and takes 4h 2m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Vars to Avoriaz. However, there are services departing from Ste Marie Monte Pente - VARS and arriving at Morzine Les Prodains Bus Terminal via MONT DAUPHIN - Gare SNCF - MONT DAUPHIN, BRIANCON - Gare SNCF - BRIANCON, Grenoble - Bus Station and Geneva Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 15m.

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The distance between Vars and Avoriaz is 178 km. The road distance is 283.5 km.

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The best way to get from Vars to Avoriaz without a car is to bus and train which takes 10h 34m and costs €75 - €150.

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It takes approximately 10h 34m to get from Vars to Avoriaz, including transfers.

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Vars to Avoriaz bus services, operated by Zou! LER, depart from BRIANCON - Gare SNCF - BRIANCON station.

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The best way to get from Vars to Avoriaz is to train which takes 11h 57m and costs €150 - €310. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 11h 15m.

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Vars to Avoriaz bus services, operated by Swiss Tours, arrive at Morzine Les Prodains Bus Terminal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vars to Avoriaz is 283 km. It takes approximately 4h 2m to drive from Vars to Avoriaz.

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  • Distance: 177.9 km
  • Duration: 10h 34m

What companies run services between Vars, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France and Avoriaz, France?

You can take a train from Vars to Avoriaz via Gare de Montdauphin - EYGLIERS, Montdauphin-Guillestre, Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud, Lyon Part Dieu, Geneve, and St-Maurice(Ch) in around 11h 57m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Vars to Avoriaz via MONT DAUPHIN - Gare SNCF - MONT DAUPHIN, BRIANCON - Gare SNCF - BRIANCON, Grenoble - Bus Station, and Geneva Airport in around 11h 15m.

Train operators
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 Modane to Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €60
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux to Genève
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€30 - €60
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Montdauphin-Guillestre to Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€60 - €120
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €60
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€45 - €90
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Geneve to St-Maurice(Ch)
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€35 - €65
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 Modane to Chambery Challes Les Eaux
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€13 - €30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€13 - €19
Rail 1st Class
€21 - €30
Train from Chambery Challes Les Eaux to Geneve
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€13 - €35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€13 - €20
Rail 1st Class
€21 - €35
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€20 - €45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€20 - €29
Rail 1st Class
€30 - €45
Train from Geneve to St-Maurice(Ch)
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€14 - €35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€14 - €21
Rail 1st Class
€23 - €35
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 Modane to Chambery Challes Les Eaux
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€26 - €40
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€31 - €37
1st Class
€26 - €31
Train from Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€27 - €40
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€32 - €37
1st Class
€27 - €32
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €45
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€35 - €45
1st Class
€35 - €45
Renfe SNCF
Bus operators
Swiss PostAuto
Swiss Tours
Phone
+41 22 781 04 04
Website
cham-transfers.com
Bus from Geneva Bus Station to Morzine Les Prodains Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€25
Website
Swiss Tours
Bus from Geneva Airport to Morzine Les Prodains Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€15 - €25
Website
Swiss Tours
Zou! LER
Phone
+33 4 91 57 50 57
Email
webpresse@maregionsud.fr
Website
zou.maregionsud.fr
Bus from BRIANCON - Gare SNCF - BRIANCON to GRENOBLE - Gare Routière - GRENOBLE
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
Zou! LER
Bus from MONT DAUPHIN - Gare SNCF - MONT DAUPHIN to GAP - Gare SNCF - GAP
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Zou! LER
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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 Grenoble - Bus Station to Geneva - Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€9 - €12
Website
Blablabus
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Grenoble to Geneva Airport
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€10 - €12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Grenoble to Geneva
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€10 - €12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Cars Région Isère
Website
carsisere.auvergnerhonealpes.fr
Bus from Gare S.N.C.F to Gare Routiere
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
5 times a day
Schedules at
carsisere.auvergnerhonealpes.fr

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