There are 6 ways to get from Annecy to Chamonix by bus, train, rideshare, taxi, car or towncar

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

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Bus  •  1 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Annecy to Chamonix Sud - Bus station Ouibus

$4 - $6

5 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Annecy to St-Gervais-les-Bains
  2. Take the train from St-Gervais-les-Bains to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc

$29 - $42

Rideshare  •  1 h 27 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Annecy to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc 60.2 miles

$7 - $10

Taxi  •  1 h 3 min

  1. Take a taxi from Annecy to Chamonix 59.2 miles

$130 - $170

Drive  •  1 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Annecy to Chamonix 59.2 miles

$12 - $19

Uber  •  1 h 3 min

  1. Take an Uber from Annecy to Chamonix 59.2 miles

$140 - $200

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Annecy and arriving at Chamonix Sud - Bus station station. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Annecy to Chamonix. However, there are services departing from Annecy and arriving at Chamonix-Mont-Blanc via St-Gervais-les-Bains. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 53 min.

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The distance between Annecy and Chamonix is 58 km. The road distance is 94.8 km.

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The best way to get from Annecy to Chamonix without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 40 min and costs .

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The bus from Annecy to Chamonix Sud - Bus station takes 1 h 40 min including transfers and departs three times a day.

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Annecy to Chamonix bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Annecy station.

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

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The best way to get from Annecy to Chamonix is to bus which takes 1 h 40 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 2 h 53 min.

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Annecy to Chamonix bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Chamonix Sud - Bus station.

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Annecy to Chamonix train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Chamonix-Mont-Blanc station.

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Map of how to get from Annecy to Chamonix.
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  • Distance: 36.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 40 min

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

Ouibus operates a bus from Annecy to Chamonix 3 times a day. Tickets cost $4 - $6 and the journey takes 1 h 40 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Annecy to Chamonix via St-Gervais-les-Bains in around 2 h 53 min.

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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Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Annecy to St-Gervais-les-Bains
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $27
1st Class
$24 - $40
Train from St-Gervais-les-Bains to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$10 - $16
1st Class
$12 - $19
Bus operators
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 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
1 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Ouibus
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 Annecy to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Uber Annecy
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Annecy to Chamonix
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$140 - $200
Signup at
uber.com
UberX
$140 - $200
Taxi from Annecy to Chamonix
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Estimated price
$130 - $170
Annecy Taxi
Phone
+33 4 50 45 05 67
Website
annecy-taxi.net
Access Taxi
Phone
+33 6 07 27 68 38
Website
access-taxi.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Annecy to Chamonix is 95 km. It takes approximately 1 h 3 min to drive from Annecy to Chamonix.

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

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