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There are 5 ways to get from Lyon to Chamonix Mont-Blanc Station by bus, train or car

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Bus SNCF Bus  •  4 h

  1. Take the bus from Lyon-Part-Dieu-Gare-Rou to Gare de Chamonix-Mont-Blanc Chamonix-Mont-Blanc - Lyon-Part-Dieu-Gare-Rou / ...

$40 - $55

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Bus Ouibus  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Lyon Gare Perrache to Chamonix Sud - Bus station Ouibus

$9 - $13

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Train  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu to Gare de St-Gervais-L-B-Le-Fayet Lyon-Part-Dieu - St-Gervais-L-B-Le-Fayet / ...

$46 - $67

Train via Annecy  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Annecy Lyon - Annecy / ...
  2. Take the train from Annecy to St-Gervais-les-Bains Annecy - St Gervais / ...

$56 - $82

Drive  •  2 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Lyon to Chamonix Mont-Blanc Station 141.9 miles

$30 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Lyon to Chamonix Mont-Blanc Station is to bus which costs 8€ - 12€ and takes 4 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lyon to Chamonix Mont-Blanc Station is to drive which costs 26€ - 40€ and takes 2 h 18 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lyon-Part-Dieu-Gare-Rou and arriving at Gare de Chamonix-Mont-Blanc. Services depart once a week, and operate Friday. The journey takes approximately 4 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Lyon to Chamonix Mont-Blanc Station. However, there are services departing from Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu and arriving at Chamonix-Mont-Blanc via St-Gervais-les-Bains. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 32 min.

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The distance between Lyon and Chamonix Mont-Blanc Station is 158 km. The road distance is 227 km.

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The best way to get from Lyon to Chamonix Mont-Blanc Station without a car is to bus which takes 4 h and costs 35€ - 50€.

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The bus from Lyon-Part-Dieu-Gare-Rou to Gare de Chamonix-Mont-Blanc takes 4 h including transfers and departs once a week.

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Lyon to Chamonix Mont-Blanc Station bus services, operated by SNCF Bus, depart from Lyon-Part-Dieu-Gare-Rou station.

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Lyon to Chamonix Mont-Blanc Station train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu station.

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The best way to get from Lyon to Chamonix Mont-Blanc Station is to bus which takes 4 h and costs 35€ - 50€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 40€ - 60€ and takes 4 h 32 min.

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Map of how to get from Lyon to Chamonix Mont-Blanc Station.
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  • Distance: 98.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h

What companies run services between Lyon, France and Chamonix Mont-Blanc Station, France?

SNCF Bus operates a bus from Lyon to Chamonix Mont-Blanc Station once a week. Tickets cost $40 - $55 and the journey takes 4 h. Alternatively, SNCF operates a train from Lyon to Chamonix Mont-Blanc Station twice daily. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 3 h 18 min.

Train operators
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 Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu to Gare de St-Gervais-L-B-Le-Fayet
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $80
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Annecy
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$27 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Train from Annecy to St-Gervais-les-Bains
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $27
1st Class
$24 - $40
Bus operators
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Lyon Gare Perrache to Chamonix Sud - Bus station
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
Ouibus

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Lyon to Chamonix Mont-Blanc Station bus services, operated by SNCF Bus, arrive at Gare de Chamonix-Mont-Blanc station.

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Lyon to Chamonix Mont-Blanc Station train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Gare de St-Gervais-L-B-Le-Fayet station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lyon to Chamonix Mont-Blanc Station is 227 km. It takes approximately 2 h 18 min to drive from Lyon to Chamonix Mont-Blanc Station.

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