There are 6 ways to get from Alpe d'Huez (Mountain) to Chamonix by train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, bus  •  5h 9m

  1. Take the train from Grenoble Universites Gieres to Geneve Ter
  2. Take the bus from Geneva to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc N504 / ...

197€ - 250€

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Agence Transisere Vfd to Gare Routiere
  2. Take the bus from Grenoble to Geneva 739
  3. Take the bus from Geneva to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc 472 / ...

70€ - 86€

4 alternative options

Train  •  6h 47m

  1. Take the train from Grenoble Universites Gieres to Annecy Ter
  2. Take the train from Annecy to St Gervais Les Bains Le Fayet Ter

203€ - 259€

Bus, train  •  7h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Agence Transisere Vfd to Gares
  2. Take the train from Grenoble to Annecy Ter
  3. Take the bus from Annecy to Chamonix Sud - Bus station

80€ - 109€

Bus, train via St Gervais Les Bains Le Fayet  •  8h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Agence Transisere Vfd to Gares
  2. Take the train from Grenoble to Annecy Ter
  3. Take the train from Annecy to St Gervais Les Bains Le Fayet Ter

91€ - 133€

Drive  •  3h

  1. Drive from Alpe d'Huez (Mountain) to Chamonix 206.6 km

25€ - 40€

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Alpe d'Huez (Mountain) to Chamonix is to drive which costs 25€ - 40€ and takes 3h.

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The quickest way to get from Alpe d'Huez (Mountain) to Chamonix is to drive which costs 25€ - 40€ and takes 3h.

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The distance between Alpe d'Huez (Mountain) and Chamonix is 115 km. The road distance is 206.6 km.

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The best way to get from Alpe d'Huez (Mountain) to Chamonix without a car is to train and bus which takes 5h 9m and costs 190€ - 250€.

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It takes approximately 5h 9m to get from Alpe d'Huez (Mountain) to Chamonix, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Alpe d'Huez (Mountain) to Chamonix is to train which takes 6h 47m and costs 200€ - 260€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 70€ - 90€ and takes 7h 15m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Alpe d'Huez (Mountain) to Chamonix is 207 km. It takes approximately 3h to drive from Alpe d'Huez (Mountain) to Chamonix.

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There are 2647+ hotels available in Chamonix. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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Map of how to get from Alpe d'Huez (Mountain) to Chamonix.
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  • Distance: 114.6 km
  • Duration: 5h 9m

What companies run services between Alpe d'Huez (Mountain), France and Chamonix, France?

You can take a train from Alpe d'Huez (Mountain) to Chamonix via Grenoble Universites Gieres, Annecy, and St Gervais Les Bains Le Fayet in around 6h 47m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Alpe d'Huez (Mountain) to Chamonix via Agence Transisere Vfd, Grenoble, and Geneva in around 7h 15m.

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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Grenoble Universites Gieres to Geneve
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
24€ - 45€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
24€ - 28€
1st Class
39€ - 41€
Train from Grenoble Universites Gieres to Annecy
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
18€ - 29€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
18€ - 21€
1st Class
28€ - 29€
Train from Annecy to St Gervais Les Bains Le Fayet
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
14€ - 24€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
14€ - 17€
1st Class
21€ - 24€
Train from Grenoble to Annecy
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
19€ - 35€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
19€ - 22€
1st Class
31€ - 32€
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Geneva to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
7€ - 9€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Grenoble to Geneva
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 13€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Swiss Tours
Phone
+41 22 781 04 04
Website
swisstours-transport.ch
Bus from Geneva Bus Station to Chamonix Sud Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Swiss Tours
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Geneva to Chamonix
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
12€ - 15€
Book at
eurolines.ch
Transisère
Phone
+33 820 08 38 38
Website
transisere.fr
Bus from Agence Transisere Vfd to Gares
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
5€ - 7€
Website
Transisère
Bus from Agence Transisere Vfd to Gare Routiere
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
5€ - 7€
Website
Transisère
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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 Annecy to Chamonix Sud - Bus station
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
8€ - 10€
Website
Blablabus

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