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There are 5 ways to get from Albertville to Chamonix by bus, train, rideshare, taxi or car

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Bus  •  2h

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

$14 - $20

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1h 18m

  1. Take the rideshare from Albertville to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc 43.8 miles

$6

3 alternative options

Train  •  5h 30m

  1. Take the train from Albertville to Chambery-Challes-E
  2. Take the train from Chambery-Challes-E to Annecy Tgv
  3. Take the train from Annecy to St-Gervais-les-Bains

$57 - $99

Taxi  •  1h 3m

  1. Take a taxi from Albertville to Chamonix 43.8 miles

$100 - $120

Drive  •  1h 3m

  1. Drive from Albertville to Chamonix 43.8 miles

$9 - $14

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The cheapest way to get from Albertville to Chamonix is to rideshare which costs 5€ and takes 1h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from Albertville to Chamonix is to taxi which costs 85€ - 110€ and takes 1h 3m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Gare de Albertville and arriving at Gare de Chamonix-Mont-Blanc. Services depart twice a week, and operate Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 2h.

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No, there is no direct train from Albertville to Chamonix. However, there are services departing from Albertville and arriving at Chamonix-Mont-Blanc via Chambery-Challes-E, Annecy and St-Gervais-les-Bains. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 30m.

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The distance between Albertville and Chamonix is 47 km. The road distance is 70.1 km.

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The best way to get from Albertville to Chamonix without a car is to bus which takes 2h and costs 12€ - 17€.

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The bus from Gare de Albertville to Gare de Chamonix-Mont-Blanc takes 2h including transfers and departs twice a week.

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Albertville to Chamonix bus services, operated by SNCF Bus, depart from Gare de Albertville station.

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

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The best way to get from Albertville to Chamonix is to bus which takes 2h and costs 12€ - 17€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 50€ - 90€ and takes 5h 30m.

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Map of how to get from Albertville to Chamonix.
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  • Distance: 29.1 miles
  • Duration: 2h

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

SNCF Bus operates a bus from Albertville to Chamonix twice a week. Tickets cost $14 - $20 and the journey takes 2h. Alternatively, you can take a train from Albertville to Chamonix via Chambery-Challes-E, Annecy, and St-Gervais-les-Bains in around 5h 30m.

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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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Albertville to Chambery-Challes-E
Ave. Duration
43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$14 - $21
1st Class
$18 - $27
Train from Chambery-Challes-E to Annecy
Ave. Duration
54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$15 - $22
1st Class
$19 - $29
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
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Albertville to Chambery
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$18 - $35
1st Class
$35 - $45
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Chambery-Challes-E to Annecy
Ave. Duration
39m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$16 - $21
1st Class
$28 - $33
Bus operators
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Albertville to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Albertville to Chamonix
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Taxi Michel Albertville
Phone
+33 4 79 10 05 76
Website
taxi-albertville.com
Taxi Albertville
Phone
+33 6 49 28 94 52
Website
albertvilletaxiditullio.fr
Grégory Vibert Taxis
Phone
+33 6 07 46 55 41
Website
gregory-vibert-taxi.com

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Albertville to Chamonix is 70 km. It takes approximately 1h 3m to drive from Albertville to Chamonix.

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There are 2521+ hotels available in Chamonix. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Albertville and Chamonix. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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