There are 6 ways to get from Biarritz to Chamonix by plane, bus, train, night bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly to Lyon, bus  •  6 h 41 min

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

$58 - $253

5 alternative options

Fly to Geneva  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Biarritz (BIQ) to Geneva (GVA) BIQ - GVA

$104 - $270

Train  •  16 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Bayonne to Toulouse-Matabiau Ic
  2. Take the train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Valence TGV Tgv
  3. Take the train from Valence TGV to Annecy
  4. Take the train from Annecy to St-Gervais-les-Bains

$196 - $269

Bus  •  18 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Bayonne to Geneva
  2. Take the bus from Geneva - Bus station to Chamonix Sud - Bus station Ouibus / ...

$85 - $122

Night bus, bus  •  17 h 10 min

  1. Take the night bus from Biarritz to Lyon Saint-Exupéry Airport, Lyon Aéroport Saint Exupéry N716
  2. Take the bus from Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport to Chamonix Sud - Bus station Ouibus

$62 - $101

Drive  •  9 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Biarritz to Chamonix 604.3 miles

$130 - $190

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The cheapest way to get from Biarritz to Chamonix is to night bus and bus which costs 50€ - 90€ and takes 17 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Biarritz to Chamonix is to fly which costs 85€ - 230€ and takes 5 h 46 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Biarritz to Chamonix station. However, there are services departing from Biarritz Mairie and arriving at Chamonix Sud - Bus station via Bayonne and Geneva - Bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 21 min.

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The distance between Biarritz and Chamonix is 719 km. The road distance is 966.8 km.

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The best way to get from Biarritz to Chamonix without a car is to train which takes 16 h 43 min and costs 160€ - 230€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 41 min to get from Biarritz to Chamonix, including transfers.

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Biarritz to Chamonix bus services, operated by Eurolines CH, depart from Bayonne station.

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The best way to get from Biarritz to Chamonix is to fly which takes 5 h 46 min and costs 85€ - 230€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 160€ - 230€ and takes 16 h 43 min, you could also bus, which costs 70€ - 110€ and takes 18 h 21 min.

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Map of how to get from Biarritz to Chamonix.
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  • Distance: 449.4 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 41 min

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

Swiss and Air France fly from Biarritz to Chamonix twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Biarritz to Chamonix via Bayonne Gare, Bayonne, Toulouse-Matabiau, Valence TGV, Annecy, and St-Gervais-les-Bains in around 16 h 43 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Biarritz to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $480
Flights from Biarritz to Lyon via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $400
Flights from Biarritz to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $650
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Biarritz to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $480
Flights from Biarritz to Lyon via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $400
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Biarritz to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $260
Train operators
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 Bayonne to Toulouse-Matabiau
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $70
1st Class
$65 - $110
Train from Valence TGV to Annecy
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$45 - $75
Train from Annecy to St-Gervais-les-Bains
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$19 - $27
1st Class
$25 - $40
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$90 - $105
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$90 - $105
1st Class
$120 - $180
Bus operators
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
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Geneva - Bus station to Chamonix Sud - Bus station
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Bayonne to Geneva
Ave. Duration
13 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$80 - $100
Book at
eurolines.ch
Bus from Geneva to Chamonix
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $18
Book at
eurolines.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
1 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Schedules at
altibus.com
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 Geneva to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Biarritz to Lyon Saint-Exupéry Airport, Lyon Aéroport Saint Exupéry
Ave. Duration
12 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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