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There are 3 ways to get from Grenoble to Chamonix by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  3h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Grenoble-Victor-Hugo to Gare de Chamonix-Mont-Blanc Chamonix-Mont-Blanc - Grenoble-Gare-Routière / ...

$28 - $40

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Train  •  5h 12m

  1. Take the train from Grenoble to Annecy
  2. Take the train from Annecy to St-Gervais-les-Bains Annecy - St Gervais / ...

$51 - $76

Drive  •  1h 51m

  1. Drive from Grenoble to Chamonix 95.6 miles

$20 - $30

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The cheapest way to get from Grenoble to Chamonix is to drive which costs 17€ - 26€ and takes 1h 51m.

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The quickest way to get from Grenoble to Chamonix is to drive which costs 17€ - 26€ and takes 1h 51m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Grenoble-Victor-Hugo and arriving at Gare de Chamonix-Mont-Blanc. Services depart once a week, and operate Friday. The journey takes approximately 3h 26m.

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No, there is no direct train from Grenoble to Chamonix. However, there are services departing from Grenoble and arriving at Chamonix-Mont-Blanc via Annecy and St-Gervais-les-Bains. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 12m.

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The distance between Grenoble and Chamonix is 123 km. The road distance is 153 km.

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The best way to get from Grenoble to Chamonix without a car is to bus which takes 3h 26m and costs 24€ - 35€.

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The bus from Grenoble-Victor-Hugo to Gare de Chamonix-Mont-Blanc takes 3h 26m including transfers and departs once a week.

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Grenoble to Chamonix bus services, operated by SNCF Bus, depart from Grenoble-Victor-Hugo station.

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Grenoble to Chamonix train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Grenoble station.

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The best way to get from Grenoble to Chamonix is to bus which takes 3h 26m and costs 24€ - 35€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 40€ - 70€ and takes 5h 12m.

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  • Distance: 76.6 miles
  • Duration: 3h 26m

What companies run services between Grenoble, France and Chamonix, France?

SNCF Bus operates a bus from Grenoble to Chamonix once a week. Tickets cost $28 - $40 and the journey takes 3h 26m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Grenoble to Chamonix via Annecy and St-Gervais-les-Bains in around 5h 12m.

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SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. 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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Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Grenoble to Annecy
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
Train from Annecy to St-Gervais-les-Bains
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $27
1st Class
$24 - $40
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Grenoble to Chamonix bus services, operated by SNCF Bus, arrive at Gare de Chamonix-Mont-Blanc station.

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Grenoble to Chamonix train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at St-Gervais-les-Bains station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Grenoble to Chamonix is 153 km. It takes approximately 1h 51m to drive from Grenoble to Chamonix.

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