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The Var has excellent transport links! Come to the Var however you please.

Plane

Toulon-Hyères Airport

Year-round flights to various cities in France and abroad.

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Nice Côte d’Azur Airport

Regular, low-cost flights to cities in France and abroad. Shuttle buses between the airport and major cities in the Var region.

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Marseille Provence Airport

Regular, low-cost flights to 70 cities in France and abroad. Shuttle buses between the airport and major cities in the Var region.

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Affaires du Castellet Airport

Airport for private planes, no airlines.

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Golfe de St-Tropez (La Mole) International Airport

Airport for private planes, no airlines. Summer connection to Geneva and Sion.

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Train

Mediterranean high-speed rail (TGV)

With the high-speed rail network (TGV), Toulon is 4 hours 20 minutes from Paris. The Var has 3 TGV rail stations: Toulon, Les Arcs-sur-Argens and Saint-Raphaël.

Go to SNCF website

Train stations (TER)

Over 20 train stations, serving regional destinations (TER).

View TER PACr la carte du réseau TER PACA

Boat

Getting around by boat

Some destinations offer shuttle boats (or bus boats) to other towns/villages:

  • The Mistral network between Toulon, La Seyne and Saint-Mandrier: https://www.reseaumistral.com/
  • Shuttles between Saint-Tropez and La Londe-les-Maures, Le Lavandou, Cavalaire-sur-Mer, La Croix-Valmer, Les Issambres (Roquebrune-sur-Argens), Saint-Aygulf et Port-Fréjus (Fréjus), Saint-Raphaël and Agay.

Almost all ports offer boat trips or shuttle buses to the islands.

Transport to Corsica

Transport links to Corsica from Toulon, to Bastia and Ajaccio.

Go to Corsica Ferries website 

Car

Getting here by car

The A8 runs through the region from East to West, along the Marseille/Nice axis.

The A50 from Marseille (or Lyon) runs along the west coast of the Var until Toulon. The A57 links greater Toulon to the Centre Var and provides a 60 minute connection between Toulon and the Portes du Verdon.

The A570 connects Toulon and Hyères in under 30 minutes.

Don’t forget to carshare! Now at the click of your mouse, car sharing is a convenient and cheap way of getting around the Var.

Bus

Convenient and inexpensive!

VARLIB

Travel in the Var region for €3. Use the local public transport network to explore the Var easily, quickly and cheaply. There are over 80 lines, all €3, for the Var and neighbouring towns.

Bus stops
Toulon 0970 830 380 – price of a local call
Draguignan 04 94 50 94 05
Le Lavandou 04 94 56 25 74
Saint-Raphaël 04 94 44 52 70
Saint-Tropez 04 94 56 25 74

OUIBUS – FLIXBUS – EUROLINES

Toulon, Hyères and Fréjus are part of the coach network to major French and European cities.