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Travelling from Paris to Saint-Michel-de-Maurienne by train
Fast trains from Paris to Saint-Michel-de-Maurienne take around 4 hours and 4 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 513 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Paris and Saint-Michel-de-Maurienne.
Are there direct trains from Paris to Saint-Michel-de-Maurienne?
Journeys between Paris and Saint-Michel-de-Maurienne 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 18 departures on the route from Paris to Saint-Michel-de-Maurienne every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.
Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 20 departures.
How long is the train journey from Paris to Saint-Michel-de-Maurienne?
The Paris to Saint-Michel-de-Maurienne train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 4 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
What are the Paris to Saint-Michel-de-Maurienne train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Saint-Michel-de-Maurienne is usually scheduled to depart Paris around 06:11 and the last train is around 22:34. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Paris around 06:20, and the last at 16:59.
When to book Paris to Saint-Michel-de-Maurienne 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 Saint-Michel-de-Maurienne by train.
Which train companies operate between Paris and Saint-Michel-de-Maurienne?
More than one train company operates on the route from Paris to Saint-Michel-de-Maurienne, 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.
The journey by train from Paris to St-Michel-de-Maurienne is easy. There is a very useful year-round daytime TGV connection from the French capital to St-Jean-de-Maurienne Arvan which is the next station down the valley from St-Michel-de-Maurienne. From St-Jean to Saint-Michel is just ten minutes on a local train.
Note that the railway station for St-Michel-de-Maurienne is called St-Michel-Valloire. It serves the Maurienne region and Arc Valley ski resorts.
There are plenty of alternative ways to get from Paris to Saint-Michel. Many travellers opt for the journey via Lyon or Chambéry. On peak travel days there is even a direct TGV from Paris to Saint-Michel-de-Maurienne.
Paris Lyon to St-Jean-de-Maurienne Arvan
The high-speed journey on a TGV from Paris Gare de Lyon to the Maurienne Valley takes 3 hrs 40 mins. Most trains on this route make just two stops between Paris and St-Jean-de-Maurienne Arvan. Those two stops are at Lyon-St Exupéry (for Lyon Airport) and at Chambéry. The first half of the journey, from Paris to Lyon, is a high-speed dash through undulating terrain. Running east from Lyon, the pace slows as the train runs through landscapes that become more and more mountainous.
St-Jean-de-Maurienne Arvan to Saint-Michel - Valloire
TER regional trains run along the Maurienne Valley from Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne Arvan to Saint-Michel-Valloire and beyond. The journey between the two stations takes about ten minutes. The rail service is supplemented by occasional buses run by French rail operator SNCF. Tickets issued by Loco2 are valid on these SNCF bus services.