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There are 3 ways to get from Arolla to Chamonix by bus, train or car

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Line 382 bus, line 381 bus, train  •  4h 41m

  1. Take the line 382 bus from Arolla, poste to Les Haudères, poste 382
  2. Take the line 381 bus from Les Haudères, poste to Sion, poste/gare 381
  3. Take the train from Sion to Martigny 90 / ...
  4. Take the train from Martigny to Vallorcine
  5. Take the train from Vallorcine to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc

$58 - $95

2 alternative options

Line 382 bus, line 381 bus, line 130 train, train  •  5h 42m

  1. Take the line 382 bus from Arolla, poste to Les Haudères, poste 382
  2. Take the line 381 bus from Les Haudères, poste to Sion, poste/gare 381
  3. Take the line 130 train from Sion to Vernayaz 130
  4. Take the train from Gare de Vernayaz MC to Gare de Vallorcine
  5. Take the train from Vallorcine to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc

Drive  •  1h 45m

  1. Drive from Arolla to Chamonix 72.1 miles

$15 - $23

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The cheapest way to get from Arolla to Chamonix is to drive which costs SFr 15 - SFr 23 and takes 1h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Arolla to Chamonix is to drive which costs SFr 15 - SFr 23 and takes 1h 45m.

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The distance between Arolla and Chamonix is 48 km. The road distance is 115.4 km.

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The best way to get from Arolla to Chamonix without a car is to line 382 bus and line 381 bus and train which takes 4h 41m and costs SFr 55 - SFr 100.

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It takes approximately 4h 41m to get from Arolla to Chamonix, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Arolla to Chamonix is 115 km. It takes approximately 1h 45m to drive from Arolla to Chamonix.

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

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Map of how to get from Arolla to Chamonix.
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  • Distance: 30.2 miles
  • Duration: 4h 41m

What companies run services between Arolla, Switzerland and Chamonix, France?

There is no direct connection from Arolla to Chamonix. However, you can take the line 382 bus to Les Haudères, poste, take the line 381 bus to Sion, poste/gare, take the walk to Sion, take the train to Martigny, take the train to Vallorcine, then take the train to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Arolla to Chamonix via Les Haudères, poste, Sion, poste/gare, Sion, Gare de Vernayaz MC, Gare de Vallorcine, and Vallorcine in around 5h 42m.

Train operators
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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Sion to Martigny
Ave. Duration
13m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $27
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Martigny to Vallorcine
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
RegionalAlps
Website
regionalps.ch
Train from Sion to Martigny
Ave. Duration
23m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
regionalps.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Sion to Vernayaz
Ave. Duration
27m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
regionalps.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Swiss Railways Mont-Blanc Express
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Martigny to Vallorcine
Ave. Duration
49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 Vallorcine to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc
Ave. Duration
34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$10 - $15
1st Class
$11 - $18
Train from Gare de Vernayaz MC to Gare de Vallorcine
Ave. Duration
42m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$10 - $15
1st Class
$11 - $18
Bus operators
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Arolla, poste to Les Haudères, poste
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus from Les Haudères, poste to Sion, poste/gare
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch

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