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There are 5 ways to get from Abondance to Courchevel by train, bus, shuttle or car

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Train  •  7h 56m

  1. Take the train from Thonon-les-Bains to Bellegarde Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Bellegarde to Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux Ter
  3. Take the train from Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux to Moûtiers-Salins-Brides-les-Bai Tgv / ...

€39 - €91

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Line 121 bus, bus, line 5 bus, shuttle  •  8h 34m

  1. Take the line 121 bus from Place Du Village to Lycee Du Chablais 121
  2. Take the bus from Thonon-l-Bains, Grangette égl to Genève-Eaux-Vives, gare T71
  3. Take the line 5 bus from Genève, Rieu to Genève, Aéroport 5
  4. Take a shuttle bus from Genève Airport to Brides-les-Bains
  5. Take the bus from Office-De-Tourisme to Courchevel-Gare-Routiere T5

Train, bus  •  8h 58m

  1. Take the train from Annemasse to Annecy Ter
  2. Take the train from Annecy to Montmelian Ter
  3. Take the train from Montmélian to Moûtiers-Salins-Brides-les-Bai Ter
  4. Take the bus from Gare-Routiere to Courchevel-Gare-Routiere T5

Bus  •  9h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Thonon-les-Bains to Annecy
  2. Take the bus from Gare Routiere to Gare Routiere 51
  3. Take the bus from Gare-Routiere to Courchevel-Gare-Routiere T5

Drive  •  2h 28m

  1. Drive from Abondance to Courchevel 164 km

€18 - €27

Abondance to Courchevel by bus and train

The journey time between Abondance and Courchevel is around 23h 40m and covers a distance of around 260 km. The fastest journey normally takes 20h 30m. Operated by Bus Urbain Thononais, SAT Transport en Autocar, Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) and others, the Abondance to Courchevel service departs from Place Du Village and arrives in Saint-Bon Le Haut. Typically five services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
23h 40m
Fastest journey time:
20h 30m
Journey distance:
260 km
Services per week:
5
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
17 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
17:05
Last service departs at:
18:50

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Abondance to Courchevel bus and train schedules

Abondance → Courchevel
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  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Courchevel is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Courchevel is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Courchevel is 1 metre.

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The cost-effective way to get from Abondance to Courchevel is to drive, which costs €18 - €27 and takes 2h 28m.

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The quickest way to get from Abondance to Courchevel is to drive which costs €18 - €27 and takes 2h 28m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Abondance to Courchevel. However, there are services departing from Place Du Village and arriving at Courchevel-Gare-Routiere via Thonon-les-Bains, Gare Routiere, Albertville and Gare-Routiere. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 20m.

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The distance between Abondance and Courchevel is 96 km. The road distance is 164 km.

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The best way to get from Abondance to Courchevel without a car is to train which takes 7h 56m and costs €35 - €95.

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It takes approximately 7h 56m to get from Abondance to Courchevel, including transfers.

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Abondance to Courchevel bus services, operated by Swiss PostAuto, depart from Thonon-les-Bains station.

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The best way to get from Abondance to Courchevel is to train which takes 7h 56m and costs €35 - €95. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 9h 20m.

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Abondance to Courchevel bus services, operated by Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes - cars Région Savoie, arrive at Courchevel-Gare-Routiere station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Abondance to Courchevel is 164 km. It takes approximately 2h 28m to drive from Abondance to Courchevel.

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  • Distance: 96.4 km
  • Duration: 7h 56m

What companies run services between Abondance, France and Courchevel, France?

You can take a train from Abondance to Courchevel via Gare Sncf - Thonon, Thonon-les-Bains, Bellegarde, Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux, Moûtiers-Salins-Brides-les-Bai, and Gare-Routiere in around 7h 56m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Abondance to Courchevel via Gare Sncf - Thonon, Thonon-les-Bains, Annecy, Gare Routiere, Gare Routiere, Albertville, Moûtiers-Salins-Brides-les-Bai, and Gare-Routiere in around 9h 20m.

Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Thonon-les-Bains to Bellegarde
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€24 - €45
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Bellegarde to Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€17 - €35
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux to Moûtiers-Salins-Brides-les-Bai
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€19 - €35
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Annemasse to Annecy
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€21 - €40
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Montmélian to Moûtiers-Salins-Brides-les-Bai
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€23 - €45
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. 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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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Thonon Les Bains to Bellegarde
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€9 - €25
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€9 - €14
Rail 1st Class
€17 - €25
Train from Chambery Challes Les Eaux to Moutiers Salins Brides L Bains
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€8 - €15
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€8 - €12
Rail 1st Class
€10 - €15
Train from Annemasse to Annecy
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€8 - €12
Rail 1st Class
€15 - €22
Train from Annecy to Montmelian
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€9 - €24
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€9 - €14
Rail 1st Class
€16 - €24
Train from Montmelian to Moutiers Salins Brides L Bains
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€9 - €23
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€9 - €13
Rail 1st Class
€16 - €23
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Thonon Les Bains to Bellegarde
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€21 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€28 - €32
1st Class
€21 - €26
Train from Chambery Challes Les Eaux to Moutiers Salins Brides L Bains
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€9 - €14
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€9 - €11
1st Class
€11 - €14
Bus operators
Bus Urbain Thononais
Phone
+33 4 50 26 35 35
Email
transports@cc-peva.fr
Website
leman-but.fr
Bus from Place Du Village to Lycee Du Chablais
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€8
Website
Bus Urbain Thononais
Transalis
Phone
+33 4 50 51 08 51
Email
commercial.crolard@transdev.com
Website
transalis.fr
Bus from Thonon-l-Bains, Grangette égl to Genève-Eaux-Vives, gare
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€5 - €8
Website
Transalis
Transports Publics Genevois
Phone
+41 22 308 33 11
Website
tpg.ch
Bus from Genève, Rieu to Genève, Aéroport
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€7 - €17
Website
Transports Publics Genevois
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Day Pass 2nd Class
€7 - €10
Day Pass 1st Class
€12 - €17
BensBus
Email
info@nofussbus.co.uk
Website
bensbus.co.uk
Shuttle from Genève Airport to Brides-les-Bains
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€30 - €55
More information at
BensBus
Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes - cars Région Savoie
Phone
+33 9 70 83 90 73
Website
vente-bellesavoieexpress.fr
Bus from Office-De-Tourisme to Courchevel-Gare-Routiere
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
5 times a week
Website
Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes - cars Région Savoie
Bus from Gare-Routiere to Courchevel-Gare-Routiere
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
5 times a week
Website
Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes - cars Région Savoie
Swiss PostAuto
Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes - cars Région Haute-Savoie
Phone
+33 4 26 73 40 00
Website
auvergnerhonealpes.fr
Bus from Gare Routiere to Gare Routiere
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€8 - €12
Schedules at
Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes - cars Région Haute-Savoie

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