There are 4 ways to get from Vars to Briançon by bus, train, taxi or car
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Bus • 1h 36m
€8 - €12
3 alternative options
Bus, train • 1h 52m
€19 - €33
Taxi • 43 min
€100 - €130
Drive • 43 min
€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.
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Vars to Briançon bus schedules
Buses departing Wednesday, August 4, 2021
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Buses departing Monday, August 9, 2021
Buses departing Tuesday, August 10, 2021
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Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Vars to Briançon is to drive which costs €5 - €8 and takes 43 min.
The quickest way to get from Vars to Briançon is to taxi which costs €100 - €130 and takes 43 min.
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.
The distance between Vars and Briançon is 34 km. The road distance is 46.4 km.
The best way to get from Vars to Briançon without a car is to bus which takes 1h 36m and costs €7 - €12.
It takes approximately 1h 36m to get from Vars to Briançon, including transfers.
Vars to Briançon bus services, operated by Zou! Hautes-Alpes, depart from Ste Marie Monte Pente - VARS station.
Vars to Briançon bus services, operated by Zou! LER, arrive at BRIANCON - Gare SNCF - BRIANCON station.
Yes, the driving distance between Vars to Briançon is 46 km. It takes approximately 43 min to drive from Vars to Briançon.
There are 137+ hotels available in Briançon. Prices start at €87 per night.
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.
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.
Train from Montdauphin Guillestre to Briancon
- Ave. Duration
- 22 min
- Every 4 hours
- Estimated price
- €5 - €17
- 2nd Class
- €5 - €8
- Rail 1st Class
- €11 - €17
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.
Train from Montdauphin-Guillestre to Briançon
- Ave. Duration
- 22 min
- 3 times a day
- Estimated price
- €14 - €26
- Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Bus from Montdauphin-Guillestre to Briançon
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