There are 2 ways to get from Arolla to Chamonix by bus, train or car

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Line 382 bus, line 381 bus, line 90 train, train  •  4 h 51 min

  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 90 train from Sion to Martigny 90
  4. Take the train from Martigny to Vallorcine
  5. Take the train from Vallorcine to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc

$59 - $99

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 45 min

  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 22 and takes 1 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Arolla to Chamonix is to drive which costs SFr 15 - SFr 22 and takes 1 h 45 min.

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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 line 90 train and train which takes 4 h 51 min and costs SFr 55 - SFr 100.

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It takes approximately 4 h 51 min 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 1 h 45 min to drive from Arolla to Chamonix.

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There are 1946+ hotels available in Chamonix. Prices start at $81 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: 4 h 51 min

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 line 90 train to Martigny, take the train to Vallorcine, then take the train to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Chamonix.

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
13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $28
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Martigny to Vallorcine
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $25
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Swiss Railways Mont-Blanc Express
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Martigny to Vallorcine
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $25
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
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$10 - $15
1st Class
$12 - $19
Bus operators
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Arolla, poste to Les Haudères, poste
Ave. Duration
25 min
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
45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch

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