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There are 4 ways to get from Vars to Briançon by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  1h 36m

  1. Take the bus from Ste Marie Monte Pente - VARS to Gare de Montdauphin - EYGLIERS S23
  2. Take the bus from MONT DAUPHIN - Gare SNCF - MONT DAUPHIN to BRIANCON - Gare SNCF - BRIANCON Ler 29 / ...

€8 - €12

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  1h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Ste Marie Monte Pente - VARS to Gare de Montdauphin - EYGLIERS S23
  2. Take the train from Montdauphin Guillestre to Briancon Ter / ...

€19 - €33

Taxi  •  43 min

  1. Take a taxi from Vars to Briançon 46.4 km

€100 - €130

Drive  •  43 min

  1. Drive from Vars to Briançon 46.4 km

€5 - €8

Vars to Briançon by bus

The bus journey time between Vars and Briançon is around 3h 4m and covers a distance of around 47 km. The fastest bus normally takes 1h 10m. Operated by Zou! Hautes-Alpes, Zou! LER and Swiss PostAuto, the Vars to Briançon bus service departs from Ste Marie Monte Pente - VARS and arrives in BRIANCON - Gare SNCF - BRIANCON. Typically 19 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
3h 4m
Fastest bus time:
1h 10m
Bus distance:
47 km
Buses per week:
19
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
5 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
09:25
Last bus departs at:
18:15

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Vars to Briançon bus schedules

Vars → Briançon
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Briançon is 800 130 000.

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The social distance requirement in Briançon is 1 metre.

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The cheapest way to get from Vars to Briançon is to drive which costs €5 - €8 and takes 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Vars to Briançon is to taxi which costs €100 - €130 and takes 43 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Vars to Briançon. However, there are services departing from Ste Marie Monte Pente - VARS and arriving at BRIANCON - Gare SNCF - BRIANCON via MONT DAUPHIN - Gare SNCF - MONT DAUPHIN. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 36m.

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The distance between Vars and Briançon is 34 km. The road distance is 46.4 km.

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The best way to get from Vars to Briançon without a car is to bus which takes 1h 36m and costs €7 - €12.

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It takes approximately 1h 36m to get from Vars to Briançon, including transfers.

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Vars to Briançon bus services, operated by Zou! Hautes-Alpes, depart from Ste Marie Monte Pente - VARS station.

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Vars to Briançon bus services, operated by Zou! LER, arrive at BRIANCON - Gare SNCF - BRIANCON station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vars to Briançon is 46 km. It takes approximately 43 min to drive from Vars to Briançon.

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Map of how to get from Vars to Briançon.
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  • Distance: 34.1 km
  • Duration: 1h 36m

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

You can take a bus from Vars to Briançon via MONT DAUPHIN - Gare SNCF - MONT DAUPHIN in around 1h 36m.

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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Montdauphin Guillestre to Briancon
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€5 - €17
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€5 - €8
Rail 1st Class
€11 - €17
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 Montdauphin-Guillestre to Briançon
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€14 - €26
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Bus operators
Zou! Hautes-Alpes
Phone
0033 04 92 502 505
Website
zou.maregionsud.fr
Bus from Ste Marie Monte Pente - VARS to Gare de Montdauphin - EYGLIERS
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€4 - €7
Website
Zou! Hautes-Alpes
Zou! LER
Phone
+33 4 91 57 50 57
Email
webpresse@maregionsud.fr
Website
zou.maregionsud.fr
Bus from MONT DAUPHIN - Gare SNCF - MONT DAUPHIN to BRIANCON - Gare SNCF - BRIANCON
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Zou! LER
Swiss PostAuto
Other operators
Taxi from Vars to Briançon
Ave. Duration
43 min
Estimated price
€100 - €130
Vtc Alpes Loisirs Evasion
Phone
+33 6 17 03 17 51
Taxi Mesrobian
Phone
+33 4 92 43 29 26

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