There are 7 ways to get from Avignon to Chamonix by train, bus, car or plane

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  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Avignon TGV to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Annecy
  3. Take the bus from Annecy to Chamonix Sud - Bus station

$72 - $88

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Avignon City Center to Annecy Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Annecy to Chamonix Sud - Bus station Ouibus

$16 - $36

5 alternative options

Train  •  6 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Avignon TGV to Bellegarde(Ain) Tgv
  2. Take the train from Bellegarde(Ain) to St-Gervais-les-Bains

$86 - $101

Train, bus via Valence Ville  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Avignon Centre to Valence Ville Tgv
  2. Take the train from Valence Ville to Annecy
  3. Take the bus from Annecy to Chamonix Sud - Bus station

$54 - $81

Drive  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Avignon to Chamonix 234.2 miles

$50 - $75

Train to Marseille, fly to Lyon, bus  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Avignon TGV to Aix-en-Provence TGV
  2. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Lyon (LYS) MRS - LYS
  3. Take the bus from Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport to Annecy
  4. Take the bus from Annecy to Chamonix Sud - Bus station

$94 - $363

Train to Nice, fly to Geneva, bus  •  6 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Avignon TGV to Cannes
  2. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Geneva (GVA) NCE - GVA
  3. Take the bus from Geneva - airport to Domancy

$109 - $210

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

You can take a bus from Avignon to Chamonix via Annecy in around 5 h 43 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Avignon to Chamonix via Bellegarde(Ain) and St-Gervais-les-Bains in around 6 h 23 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Nice to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $190
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Marseille to Lyon
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Nice to Geneva
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Avignon TGV to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$70 - $95
Train from Avignon TGV to Bellegarde(Ain)
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $80
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$70 - $80
1st Class
$100 - $140
Train from Avignon Centre to Valence Ville
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$29 - $35
1st Class
$49 - $55
Train from Avignon TGV to Aix-en-Provence TGV
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $25
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $25
1st Class
$36 - $38
Train from Avignon TGV to Cannes
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$55 - $70
1st Class
$85 - $120
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Annecy
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$19 - $27
1st Class
$29 - $45
Train from Bellegarde(Ain) to St-Gervais-les-Bains
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$12 - $18
1st Class
$18 - $29
Train from Avignon Centre to Valence Ville
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$24 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
Train from Valence Ville to Annecy
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$26 - $40
1st Class
$40 - $65
Train from Avignon TGV to Aix-en-Provence TGV
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $25
1st Class
$23 - $35
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Annecy to Chamonix Sud - Bus station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Avignon City Center to Annecy
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport to Annecy
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Geneva - airport to Domancy
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Avignon - Gare Routière to Annecy
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Schedules at
isilines.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Avignon and Chamonix is 273 km. The road distance is 375 km.

The cheapest way to get from Avignon to Chamonix is to bus which costs 13€ - 35€ and takes 5 h 43 min.

The quickest way to get from Avignon to Chamonix is to drive which takes 4 h 6 min and costs 40€ - 65€.

No, there is no direct train from Avignon to Chamonix. However, there are services departing from Avignon TGV and arriving at Chamonix-Mont-Blanc via Bellegarde(Ain) and St-Gervais-les-Bains. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 23 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Avignon to Chamonix. However, there are services departing from Avignon City Center and arriving at Chamonix Sud - Bus station via Annecy. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 43 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 27 min to get from Avignon to Chamonix, including transfers.