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There are 3 ways to get from Abondance to Samoëns by bus, train, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Bus, train  •  3h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Place Du Village to Gare Sncf - Thonon 121
  2. Take the train from Thonon Les Bains to Annemasse Ter / ...
  3. Take the bus from Gare Routiere to Gare Routiere Arrivee 102

€17 - €43

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  53 min

  1. Take a taxi from Abondance to Samoëns 50.4 km

€110 - €140

Drive  •  53 min

  1. Drive from Abondance to Samoëns 50.4 km

€5 - €8

Abondance to Samoëns by bus and train

The journey time between Abondance and Samoëns is around 3h 45m and covers a distance of around 110 km. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 33m. Operated by Bus Urbain Thononais, SAT Transport en Autocar, SNCF and others, the Abondance to Samoëns service departs from Place Du Village and arrives in Gare Routiere Arrivee. Typically 15 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
3h 45m
Fastest journey time:
2h 33m
Journey distance:
110 km
Services per week:
15
Cheapest price:
€17
Carbon emissions:
11 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
10:35
Last service departs at:
17:05

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Abondance to Samoëns bus and train schedules

Bus services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
Abondance → Samoëns
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Samoëns is 800 130 000.

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

The social distance requirement in Samoëns is 1 metre.

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The cheapest way to get from Abondance to Samoëns is to drive which costs €5 - €8 and takes 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Abondance to Samoëns is to taxi which costs €110 - €140 and takes 53 min.

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It is 22 km from Abondance to Samoëns. It is approximately 50.4 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Abondance to Samoëns without a car is to bus and train which takes 3h 31m and costs €16 - €45.

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It takes approximately 3h 31m to get from Abondance to Samoëns, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Abondance to Samoëns is 50 km. It takes approximately 53 min to drive from Abondance to Samoëns.

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There are 300+ hotels available in Samoëns. Prices start at €75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Abondance to Samoëns.
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  • Distance: 21.9 km
  • Duration: 3h 31m

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

There is no direct connection from Abondance to Samoëns. However, you can take the bus to Gare Sncf - Thonon, take the walk to Thonon Les Bains, take the train to Annemasse, take the walk to Gare Routiere, then take the bus to Gare Routiere Arrivee. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Samoëns.

Train operators
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 Annemasse
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€5 - €17
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€5 - €8
Rail 1st Class
€11 - €17
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 Annemasse
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€14 - €27
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Annemasse
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€15 - €27
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€23 - €27
1st Class
€15 - €19
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 Gare Sncf - Thonon
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€8
Website
Bus Urbain Thononais
SAT Transport en Autocar
Phone
04 50 71 00 88
Email
info@sat-autocars.com
Website
sat-autocars.com
Bus from Abondance - Place du Village to Thonon-les-Bains - Gare SNCF
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€4 - €7
Schedules at
sat-leman.com
Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes - cars Région Haute-Savoie
Phone
+33 4 26 73 40 00
Website
auvergnerhonealpes.fr
Bus from Gare Routiere to Gare Routiere Arrivee
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Schedules at
Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes - cars Région Haute-Savoie
Other operators
Taxi from Abondance to Samoëns
Ave. Duration
53 min
Estimated price
€110 - €140
Taxi Jack Celair - Bourg Saint Maurice
Phone
+33 6 22 23 76 36
Website
taxijackcelair.com
Snow-Taxi Mylène Digard
Phone
+33 6 12 50 24 16
Website
snow-taxi.com
David Taxi Bourg St Maurice
Phone
+33 6 47 43 48 50
Website
taxi-bourg-saint-maurice73.fr
Vaudey Taxi
Phone
+33 4 50 34 62 89
Website
vaudey-taxi.fr
Taxi Cluses
Phone
+33 4 50 98 07 36
Website
cluses-taxi.fr
Alp Genovese Taxi
Phone
+33 6 89 30 37 74
Website
genovesetaxi.com
Taxi Services Sarl
Phone
+41 844 814 814
Website
taxiservices.ch
SOS Taxis Lausanne
Phone
+41 800 214 214
Allo Taxi
Phone
+41 800 907 907
Website
allotaxi.ch

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