There are 8 ways to get from Barcelona to Chamonix by plane, shuttle, bus, train or car

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Fly to Geneva, shuttle  •  6h 5m

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Geneva (GVA) BCN - GVA
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Geneva Airport to Chamonix sud

36€ - 225€

Cheapest option

Bus  •  14h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona, Barcelona Nord to Lyon, Lyon Perrache 788 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus Station to Chamonix Sud - Bus station Lyon - Perrache Bus Station > Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport > Annecy > Sallanches Train Station > Chamonix Sud - Bus station / ...

30€ - 82€

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Fly to Lyon, bus  •  8h

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Lyon (LYS) BCN - LYS
  2. Take the bus from Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport to Chamonix Sud - Bus station

43€ - 138€

Fly to Turin, bus  •  10h 30m

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Turin (TRN) BCN - TRN
  2. Take the bus from Turin Airport to Courmayeur - P. le Monte Bianco

59€ - 404€

Train, bus  •  10h 13m

  1. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Lyon Part Dieu Ave
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve Ter / ...
  3. Take the bus from Geneva Bus Station to Chamonix Sud Bus Station

89€ - 139€

Train  •  10h 47m

  1. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Lyon Part Dieu Ave
  2. Take the train from Lyon-Part-Dieu to St-Gervais-les-Bains-le-Fayet K031

132€ - 213€

Train, bus via Châteauneuf-sur-Isère  •  10h 55m

  1. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud to Chambery Challes Les Eaux Ter
  3. Take the bus from Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc

86€ - 136€

Drive  •  7h 42m

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Chamonix 783 km

95€ - 140€

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The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Chamonix is to bus which costs 30€ - 85€ and takes 14h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Chamonix is to fly and shuttle which costs 35€ - 230€ and takes 6h 5m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Barcelona to Chamonix station. However, there are services departing from Barcelona, Barcelona Nord and arriving at Chamonix Sud - Bus station via Lyon - Perrache Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 5m.

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No, there is no direct train from Barcelona to Chamonix. However, there are services departing from Barcelona-Sants and arriving at Chamonix-Mont-Blanc via Lyon-Part-Dieu and St-Gervais-les-Bains-le-Fayet. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 47m.

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The distance between Barcelona and Chamonix is 630 km. The road distance is 783 km.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Chamonix without a car is to train and bus which takes 10h 13m and costs 85€ - 140€.

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It takes approximately 6h 5m to get from Barcelona to Chamonix, including transfers.

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Barcelona to Chamonix bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Barcelona, Barcelona Nord station.

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Barcelona to Chamonix train services, operated by Renfe SNCF, depart from Barcelona-Sants station.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Chamonix is to train which takes 10h 47m and costs 130€ - 220€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 85€ and takes 14h 5m.

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Map of how to get from Barcelona to Chamonix.
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  • Distance: 630.4 km
  • Duration: 6h 5m

What companies run services between Barcelona, Spain and Chamonix, France?

You can take a train from Barcelona to Chamonix via Lyon-Part-Dieu and St-Gervais-les-Bains-le-Fayet in around 10h 47m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Barcelona to Chamonix via Lyon, Lyon Perrache and Lyon - Perrache Bus Station in around 14h 5m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Barcelona to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 180€
Flights from Barcelona to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 190€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
28€ - 150€
Flights from Barcelona to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 180€
Flights from Barcelona to Turin
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 100€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Barcelona to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 170€
Flights from Barcelona to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 170€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Turin
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
26€ - 130€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Turin via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 210€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Barcelona to Turin via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
170€ - 410€
Train operators
Renfe SNCF
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
60€ - 85€
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
55€ - 80€
Website
renfe-sncf.com
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
20€ - 45€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
20€ - 29€
Rail 1st Class
30€ - 45€
Train from Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud to Chambery Challes Les Eaux
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
19€ - 45€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
19€ - 28€
Rail 1st Class
29€ - 45€
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Lyon-Part-Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50€ - 90€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lyon-Part-Dieu to St-Gervais-les-Bains-le-Fayet
Ave. Duration
3h 39m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
65€ - 120€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud to Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
45€ - 85€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 45€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
35€ - 45€
1st Class
35€ - 45€
Bus operators
Swisstours Transport SA
Phone
+41 22 781 04 04
Email
info@stts.ch
Website
cham-transfers.com
Shuttle from Geneva Airport to Chamonix sud
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
7€
Website
cham-transfers.com
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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 Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport to Chamonix Sud - Bus station
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
10€ - 14€
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Geneva - Bus station to Chamonix Sud - Bus station
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
7€ - 10€
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Barcelona Nord - Bus Station to Lyon - Perrache Bus Station
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
19€ - 24€
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus Station to Chamonix Sud - Bus station
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
11€ - 14€
Website
Blablabus
Swiss Tours
Phone
+41 22 781 04 04
Website
swisstours-transport.ch
Bus from Geneva Bus Station to Chamonix Sud Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Swiss Tours
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Geneva to Chamonix
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
13€ - 20€
Book at
eurolines.ch
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
11€ - 15€
Website
Swiss PostAuto
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Barcelona, Barcelona Nord to Lyon, Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
30€ - 40€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Barcelona Nord to Lyon, Perrache
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Eurolines FR
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord
Phone
+34 937 065 366
Website
barcelonanord.cat
Bus from Barcelona Nord to Lyon
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are three types of tickets on offer (Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass), along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Barcelona to Lyon
Ave. Duration
12h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50€ - 70€
Website
alsa.com

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The quickest flight from Barcelona Airport to Geneva Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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Barcelona to Chamonix bus services, operated by Blablabus, arrive at Chamonix Sud - Bus station.

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Barcelona to Chamonix train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at St-Gervais-les-Bains-le-Fayet station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Barcelona to Chamonix is 783 km. It takes approximately 7h 42m to drive from Barcelona to Chamonix.

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Vueling Airlines, Swiss and easyJet offer flights from Barcelona Airport to Geneva Airport.

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Book your Barcelona to Chamonix train tickets online with Omio and Omio.

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There are 2781+ hotels available in Chamonix. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Barcelona Airport is to train which takes 25 min and costs .

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