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There are 6 ways to get from Zürich to Bourg-Saint-Maurice by train, bus, night bus, shuttle, car or plane

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Train  •  7h 33m

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Genève Ic1 / ...
  2. Take the train from Geneve to Chambery Challes Les Eaux Ter
  3. Take the train from Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux to Bourg-Saint-Maurice Ter / ...

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Bus  •  9h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Zurich Bus Station to Chambéry N1156
  2. Take the bus from Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux to Bourg-Saint-Maurice Ctx52 / ...

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Train, bus  •  9h 8m

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Genève Ic1 / ...
  2. Take the train from Geneve to Annecy
  3. Take the bus from Gare Routiere to Gare Routiere 51
  4. Take the train from Albertville to Bourg-Saint-Maurice Ter / ...

Night bus, shuttle  •  7h 56m

  1. Take the night bus from Zurich Bus Station to Geneva N106
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Genève Airport to Bourg Saint Maurice

Drive  •  4h 39m

  1. Drive from Zürich to Bourg-Saint-Maurice 374.4 km

Fly, shuttle  •  5h 17m

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Geneva (GVA) ZRH - GVA
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Genève Airport to Bourg Saint Maurice

Zürich to Bourg-Saint-Maurice by train

The train journey time between Zürich and Bourg-Saint-Maurice is around 8h 6m and covers a distance of around 476 km. This includes an average layover time of around 2h 1m. The fastest train normally takes 6h 42m. Operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), SNCF and TGV inOui, the Zürich to Bourg-Saint-Maurice train service departs from Zürich HB and arrives in Bourg-Saint-Maurice. Typically 31 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
6h 4m
Layover time:
2h 1m
Total time:
8h 6m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
6h 42m
Train distance:
476 km
Trains per week:
31
Cheapest price:
€135
Carbon emissions:
25 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
07:04
Last train departs at:
20:32

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Zürich to Bourg-Saint-Maurice train schedules

Switzerland → France
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
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Yes, but conditions apply when entering France from Switzerland.

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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 Bourg-Saint-Maurice is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Bourg-Saint-Maurice is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Bourg-Saint-Maurice 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 Switzerland from France.

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The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Bourg-Saint-Maurice is to bus which costs SFr 30 - SFr 40 and takes 9h 25m.

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The fastest way to get from Zürich to Bourg-Saint-Maurice is to drive which takes 4h 39m and costs SFr 45 - SFr 70.

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No, there is no direct bus from Zürich station to Bourg-Saint-Maurice. However, there are services departing from Zurich Bus Station and arriving at Bourg-Saint-Maurice via Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 25m.

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No, there is no direct train from Zürich to Bourg-Saint-Maurice. However, there are services departing from Zürich HB and arriving at Bourg-Saint-Maurice via Geneve and Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 33m.

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The distance between Zürich and Bourg-Saint-Maurice is 237 km. The road distance is 374.4 km.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Bourg-Saint-Maurice without a car is to train which takes 7h 33m and costs SFr 120 - SFr 250.

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It takes approximately 7h 33m to get from Zürich to Bourg-Saint-Maurice, including transfers.

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Zürich to Bourg-Saint-Maurice bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Zurich Bus Station.

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Zürich to Bourg-Saint-Maurice train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Zürich HB station.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Bourg-Saint-Maurice is to train which takes 7h 33m and costs SFr 120 - SFr 250. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 30 - SFr 40 and takes 9h 25m.

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Map of how to get from Zürich to Bourg-Saint-Maurice.
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  • Distance: 237.4 km
  • Duration: 7h 33m

What companies run services between Zürich, Switzerland and Bourg-Saint-Maurice, France?

You can take a train from Zürich to Bourg-Saint-Maurice via Geneve, Chambery Challes Les Eaux, and Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux in around 7h 33m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Zürich to Bourg-Saint-Maurice via Chambéry and Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux in around 9h 25m.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €220
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Zurich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€100 - €330
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 Zürich HB to Genève
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€75 - €140
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Geneve to Chambery Challes Les Eaux
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€26 - €50
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux to Bourg-Saint-Maurice
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €60
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Geneve to Annecy
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€18 - €35
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Albertville to Bourg-Saint-Maurice
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€21 - €40
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 Bourg St Maurice
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€13 - €35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€13 - €20
Rail 1st Class
€21 - €35
Train from Albertville to Bourg St Maurice
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€8 - €22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€8 - €12
Rail 1st Class
€15 - €22
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 Chambery Challes Les Eaux to Bourg St Maurice
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€27 - €40
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€32 - €37
1st Class
€27 - €32
Train from Albertville to Bourg St Maurice
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€19 - €30
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€26 - €30
1st Class
€19 - €23
Bus operators
Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes - cars Région Haute-Savoie
Phone
+33 4 26 73 40 00
Website
auvergnerhonealpes.fr
Bus from Gare Routiere to Gare Routiere
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€8 - €12
Schedules at
Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes - cars Région Haute-Savoie
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 Zurich Bus Station to Chambéry
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€20 - €25
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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Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux to Bourg-Saint-Maurice
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€8 - €12
Website
Swiss PostAuto
Schedules at
SBB
FlixBus-de
Website
flixbus.com
Night bus from Zurich Bus Station to Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
flixbus.com
BensBus
Email
info@nofussbus.co.uk
Website
bensbus.co.uk
Shuttle from Genève Airport to Bourg Saint Maurice
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€30 - €55
More information at
BensBus

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The quickest flight from Zurich Airport to Geneva Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Zürich to Bourg-Saint-Maurice bus services, operated by Swiss PostAuto, arrive at Bourg-Saint-Maurice station.

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Zürich to Bourg-Saint-Maurice train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Bourg-Saint-Maurice station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zürich to Bourg-Saint-Maurice is 374 km. It takes approximately 4h 39m to drive from Zürich to Bourg-Saint-Maurice.

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Royal Jordanian and Swiss offer flights from Zurich Airport to Geneva Airport.

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There are 241+ hotels available in Bourg-Saint-Maurice. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Zurich Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs SFr 10 - SFr 20.

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