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There are 3 ways to get from Alpe d'Huez (Mountain) to Chamonix by train, bus or car

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Train  •  6h 16m

  1. Take the train from Grenoble Universités Gières to Annecy Geneve - Evian - Annecy - Valence - Avignon / ...
  2. Take the train from Annecy to St-Gervais-les-Bains Annecy - St Gervais / ...

$159 - $208

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Station to Gare Routiere Taau
  2. Take the bus from Grenoble-Gare-Routière to Gare de Chamonix-Mont-Blanc Chamonix-Mont-Blanc - Grenoble-Gare-Routière / ...

$48 - $62

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2h 56m

  1. Drive from Alpe d'Huez (Mountain) to Chamonix 129 miles

$27 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Alpe d'Huez (Mountain) to Chamonix is to drive which costs 24€ - 35€ and takes 2h 56m.

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The quickest way to get from Alpe d'Huez (Mountain) to Chamonix is to drive which costs 24€ - 35€ and takes 2h 56m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Alpe d'Huez (Mountain) station to Chamonix. However, there are services departing from Station and arriving at Gare de Chamonix-Mont-Blanc via Grenoble-Gare-Routière. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 50m.

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The distance between Alpe d'Huez (Mountain) and Chamonix is 115 km. The road distance is 206.4 km.

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The best way to get from Alpe d'Huez (Mountain) to Chamonix without a car is to train which takes 6h 16m and costs 130€ - 190€.

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It takes approximately 6h 16m to get from Alpe d'Huez (Mountain) to Chamonix, including transfers.

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Alpe d'Huez (Mountain) to Chamonix bus services, operated by Transaltitude, arrive at Station.

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The best way to get from Alpe d'Huez (Mountain) to Chamonix is to train which takes 6h 16m and costs 130€ - 190€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 40€ - 55€ and takes 6h 50m.

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Alpe d'Huez (Mountain) to Chamonix bus services, operated by SNCF Bus, arrive at Gare de Chamonix-Mont-Blanc station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Alpe d'Huez (Mountain) to Chamonix is 206 km. It takes approximately 2h 56m to drive from Alpe d'Huez (Mountain) to Chamonix.

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Map of how to get from Alpe d'Huez (Mountain) to Chamonix.
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  • Distance: 71.6 miles
  • Duration: 6h 16m

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 Universités Gières, Annecy, and St-Gervais-les-Bains in around 6h 16m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Alpe d'Huez (Mountain) to Chamonix via Grenoble-Gare-Routière in around 6h 50m.

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 Grenoble Universités Gières to Annecy
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $35
1st Class
$29 - $45
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
Bus operators
Transaltitude
Phone
+33 (0)820 083 838
Website
transaltitude.fr
Bus from Station to Gare Routiere
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $22
Website
Transaltitude

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