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Paris to Bellegarde-sur-Valserine by train

It takes an average of 5h 11m to travel from Paris to Bellegarde-sur-Valserine by train, over a distance of around 250 miles (402 km). There are normally 13 trains per day travelling from Paris to Bellegarde-sur-Valserine and tickets for this journey start from €25 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 2h 39m
Price€25 - €187.70
Distance250 miles (402 km)
Frequency13 trains per day
Departure stationParis
Arrival stationBellegarde-sur-Valserine
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operators

Paris to Bellegarde-sur-Valserine train times

Check out the next trains departing from Paris to Bellegarde-sur-Valserine for Tuesday 11th Aug 2020. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
06:56 10:59 4h 03m, 1 change
07:49 12:01 4h 12m, 1 change
07:55 12:53 4h 58m, 2 changes
10:23 13:02 2h 39m, direct
12:15 15:00 2h 45m, direct
12:56 16:46 3h 50m, 1 change
14:17 17:00 2h 43m, direct
16:16 19:00 2h 44m, direct
18:15 21:05 2h 50m, direct
18:20 05:37 11h 17m, 4 changes

TGV, SNCF and TGV Lyria trains from Paris to Bellegarde-sur-Valserine

You can travel from Paris to Bellegarde-sur-Valserine on TGV, SNCF and TGV Lyria trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

PhotoErmell, under licence CC BY-SA 3.0

TGV is the high-speed train service of the SNCF company. It connects the major cities of France at speeds of up to 200 mph (320 km/h). All TGV trains are equipped with a food carriage, a free WiFi connection, power sockets and fold-down tables. Two comfort classes are offered – First Class and Second Class, with flexible fare options available and access to the Grand Voyageur lounge in some stations.

PhotoCtruongngoc, under licence CC BY-SA 3.0

SNCF is the national train operator of France. It operates all domestic trains and routes across France, as well as international services to Spain and Germany. There are three different types of domestic trains that operate under the SNCF banner – TGV (high-speed, full-service trains that connect the major cities in France), Intercités (usually a more frequent stopping service, but with all the amenities), and TER (regional train services with basic onboard facilities).

PhotoChabe01, under licence CC BY-SA 4.0

TGV Lyria links France to Switzerland and can travel at a maximum speed of 200 mph (320 km/h). Resulting from the collaboration between SNCF and SBB, TGV Lyria has three comfort classes on all trains. Standard (equivalent to the Second Class TGV, with comfortable seats), Standard 1ère (with more legroom and access to the SNCF show Grand Voyageur at the Gare de Lyon in Paris) and Business 1ère (available all week except Saturday, on some lines only).

Cheap train tickets from Paris to Bellegarde-sur-Valserine

Train tickets from Paris to Bellegarde-sur-Valserine start at €25 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in Advance, however, if you're booking last-minute tickets on the day, the average price is around €106.89.
lowest price found
4 weeksin advance
avg. single price86.83
2 weeksin advance
avg. single price103.39
on the day
avg. single price106.89

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Paris to Bellegarde-sur-Valserine by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guide to check when European train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Paris to Bellegarde-sur-Valserine? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Paris to Bellegarde-sur-Valserine take?

The average journey time by train between Paris and Bellegarde-sur-Valserine is 5 hours and 11 minutes, with around 13 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Paris and Bellegarde-sur-Valserine by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Paris to Bellegarde-sur-Valserine is 2 hours and 39 minutes.

How much does the train from Paris to Bellegarde-sur-Valserine cost?

Train tickets from Paris to Bellegarde-sur-Valserine can start from as little as €25 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Paris to Bellegarde-sur-Valserine?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Paris to Bellegarde-sur-Valserine without having to change trains. There are 6 direct trains from Paris to Bellegarde-sur-Valserine. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Paris to Bellegarde-sur-Valserine leave?

The first train from Paris to Bellegarde-sur-Valserine leaves at 06:17. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Paris to Bellegarde-sur-Valserine leave?

The last train from Paris to Bellegarde-sur-Valserine leaves at 20:33. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Paris and Bellegarde-sur-Valserine by train?

Trains travelling from Paris to Bellegarde-sur-Valserine cover a distance of around 250 miles (402 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Bellegarde-sur-Valserine to Paris. If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from Paris to Bellegarde-sur-Valserine.
Average savings on fares booked prior to day of travel vs full price fares on day of travel in France. Subject to availability. Excludes coach.
 / Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. "14 days in advance" includes days 13 and 15. / The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Paris to Bellegarde-sur-Valserine for a typical week day using timetable data for 11/08/2020. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 03/08/2020 for travel on 30/09/2020 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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