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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 4m

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

$37 - $176

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Fly to Lyon, bus  •  7h 59m

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

$40 - $179

Fly to Turin, bus  •  9h 26m

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Turin (TRN) BCN - TRN
  2. Take the bus from Turin, Torino to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc

$49 - $229

Train Spanish Railways AVE  •  11h 10m

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Lyon Part Dieu Ave
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Annecy
  3. Take the train from Annecy to St-Gervais-les-Bains

$140 - $201

Train inOui TGV  •  11h 15m

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Valence TGV Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Valence TGV to Annecy
  3. Take the train from Annecy to St-Gervais-les-Bains

$132 - $212

Bus FlixBus  •  12h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Grenoble N740
  2. Take the bus from Grenoble-Gare-Routière to Gare de Chamonix-Mont-Blanc Chamonix-Mont-Blanc - Grenoble-Gare-Routière / ...

$65 - $102

Bus Domo Reisen  •  15h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona Bellaterra to Genf Busbahnhof
  2. Take the bus from Geneva - Bus station to Chamonix Sud - Bus station Ouibus / ...

$83 - $126

Drive  •  7h 42m

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Chamonix 490.4 miles

$100 - $160

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The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Chamonix is to fly and shuttle which costs 30€ - 160€ and takes 6h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Chamonix is to fly and shuttle which costs 30€ - 160€ and takes 6h 4m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Barcelona to Chamonix. However, there are services departing from Barcelona and arriving at Gare de Chamonix-Mont-Blanc via Grenoble-Gare-Routière. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 10m.

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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, Annecy and St-Gervais-les-Bains. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 10m.

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The distance between Barcelona and Chamonix is 630 km. The road distance is 784.7 km.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Chamonix without a car is to train which takes 11h 10m and costs 120€ - 180€.

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It takes approximately 6h 4m to get from Barcelona to Chamonix, including transfers.

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

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Barcelona to Chamonix train services, operated by Spanish Railways AVE, depart from Barcelona Sants station.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Chamonix is to train which takes 11h 10m and costs 120€ - 180€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 55€ - 90€ and takes 12h 10m.

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Map of how to get from Barcelona to Chamonix.
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  • Distance: 394 miles
  • Duration: 6h 4m

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

You can take a train from Barcelona to Chamonix via Lyon Part Dieu, Annecy, and St-Gervais-les-Bains in around 11h 10m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Barcelona to Chamonix via Grenoble-Gare-Routière in around 12h 10m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Barcelona to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Flights from Barcelona to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Barcelona to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $380
Flights from Barcelona to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $380
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $260
Flights from Barcelona to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Flights from Barcelona to Turin
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $350
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Barcelona to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Turin
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$29 - $290
Train operators
Spanish Railways AVE
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Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
renfe.com
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 Lyon Part Dieu to Annecy
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$27 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Train from Annecy to St-Gervais-les-Bains
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $27
1st Class
$24 - $40
Train from Valence TGV to Annecy
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$45 - $75
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Barcelona Sants to Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
4h 14m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $120
1st Class
$140 - $210
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants Station to Gare de Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Website
renfe.com
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
$9
Schedules at
cham-transfers.com
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 Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport to Chamonix Sud - Bus station
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Geneva - Bus station to Chamonix Sud - Bus station
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Turin, Torino to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $28
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Barcelona to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Geneva to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with 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 Grenoble
Ave. Duration
34h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
alsa.com
Domo Reisen
Phone
0041 44 828 60 40
Email
info@domo-reisen.ch
Website
domo-reisen.ch
Bus from Barcelona Bellaterra to Genf Busbahnhof
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $100
Schedules at
domo-reisen.ch
Altibus
Phone
0 820 320 368
Email
info@altibus.com
Website
altibus.com
Bus from Geneva - Mont-Blanc to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Schedules at
altibus.com
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
$14 - $18
Book at
eurolines.ch

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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 SNCF Bus, arrive at Gare de Chamonix-Mont-Blanc station.

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Barcelona to Chamonix train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at St-Gervais-les-Bains station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Barcelona to Chamonix is 785 km. It takes approximately 7h 42m to drive from Barcelona to Chamonix.

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

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There are 2560+ hotels available in Chamonix. Prices start at $89 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Barcelona Airport is to train which takes 24m and costs 1€ - 7€.

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