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Travelling from Paris to Moûtiers by train
Fast trains from Paris to Moûtiers take around 4 hours and 25 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 492 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Paris and Moûtiers.
Are there direct trains from Paris to Moûtiers?
Journeys between Paris and Moûtiers usually involve one change of train. We have found some direct departures on this route but these are less frequent than routes requiring a change.
We usually find around 16 departures on the route from Paris to Moûtiers every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.
There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 13 departures.
How long is the train journey from Paris to Moûtiers?
The Paris to Moûtiers train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 25 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
What are the Paris to Moûtiers train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Moûtiers is usually scheduled to depart Paris around 06:29 and the last train is around 18:45. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Paris around 06:46, and the last at 18:45.
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What's the Paris to Moûtiers train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Paris to Moûtiers are $55.96.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $90 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $100. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Paris to Moûtiers train tickets?
Trains in France usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Paris to Moûtiers by train.
Which train companies operate between Paris and Moûtiers?
More than one train company operates on the route from Paris to Moûtiers, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Train Express Regional
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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It’s an easy journey by train from Paris to Moûtiers (for the Trois Vallées winter sports resorts). In the ski season and on some peak summer days there are direct daytime TGVs from Paris to Moûtiers and other towns in the Tarentaise Valley. But don’t worry if your preferred travel date is not one with a direct daytime train. You’ll still have a choice of other daytime options, using a high-speed TGV from Paris to Chambéry where you connect onto a comfortable regional train service (or a bus operated by SNCF) for the final part of the journey to Moûtiers. This is the journey we describe here.
There are alternative routings to Moûtiers via Lyon or Aix-les-Bains – both with the same scenic appeal as the more popular option via Chambéry. If you do not mind an overnight journey, you’ll also find that there’s a direct TGV train (just seats, no couchettes or sleepers) from Paris to Moûtiers in the ski season and at certain other holiday times.
Paris to Chambéry - Challes-les-Eaux
The high-speed TGV trains from Paris to Chambéry leave from the Gare de Lyon in the French capital. Most trains make just one stop on the run from Paris to Chambéry. Some services are operated by double-deck TGV Duplex trains.
The journey from Paris to Chambéry in the French Alps takes in some very fine scenery. The train dashes south from Paris and before long you are skirting Burgundy vineyards. The last hour of the journey is through increasingly mountainous landscapes as the train cuts through the foothills of the Alps. In Chambéry, you’ll arrive at the modern Challes-les-Eaux station.
Chambéry - Challes-les-Eaux to Moûtiers - Salins - Brides-les-Bains
SNCF run direct regional trains (called TER services) each day from Chambéry Challes-les-Eaux to Moûtiers-Salins-Brides-les-Bains. This schedule is supplemented by SNCF bus services which follow exactly the same route up the Isère Valley to Moûtiers.
The fares and journey time are much the same, whether you opt for a train or a bus. Leaving Chambéry, the route skirts the Massif de Bauges. The last part of the journey is the most dramatic as the train or bus climbs up steadily towards the Vanoise Mountains.