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There are 6 ways to get from Bordeaux to Chamonix by plane, bus, shuttle, train 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 54 min

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

$40 - $124

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Fly to Geneva, shuttle  •  6 h 9 min

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

$46 - $191

Train  •  13 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Montpellier Saint-Roch Ic
  2. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Valence TGV Tgv / ...
  3. Take the train from Valence TGV to Annecy
  4. Take the train from Annecy to St-Gervais-les-Bains

$157 - $245

Bus Eurolines CH  •  14 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Bordeaux to Genève N706 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Geneva - Bus station to Chamonix Sud - Bus station Ouibus / ...

$65 - $147

Bus Isilines  •  14 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Bordeaux to Lyon
  2. Take the bus from Lyon Gare Perrache to Chamonix Sud - Bus station Ouibus

$40 - $66

Drive  •  7 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Bordeaux to Chamonix 484.7 miles

$100 - $150

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The cheapest way to get from Bordeaux to Chamonix is to bus which costs 35€ - 60€ and takes 14 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bordeaux to Chamonix is to fly and shuttle which costs 35€ - 170€ and takes 6 h 9 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bordeaux to Chamonix station. However, there are services departing from Bordeaux and arriving at Chamonix Sud - Bus station via Geneva - Bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 32 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bordeaux to Chamonix. However, there are services departing from Bordeaux-St-Jean and arriving at Chamonix-Mont-Blanc via Montpellier Saint-Roch, Valence TGV, Annecy and St-Gervais-les-Bains. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 5 min.

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The distance between Bordeaux and Chamonix is 594 km. The road distance is 775.5 km.

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The best way to get from Bordeaux to Chamonix without a car is to train which takes 13 h 5 min and costs 130€ - 220€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 54 min to get from Bordeaux to Chamonix, including transfers.

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

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Bordeaux to Chamonix train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Bordeaux-St-Jean station.

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The best way to get from Bordeaux to Chamonix is to train which takes 13 h 5 min and costs 130€ - 220€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 55€ - 130€ and takes 14 h 32 min.

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Map of how to get from Bordeaux to Chamonix.
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  • Distance: 371.4 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 54 min

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

You can take a train from Bordeaux to Chamonix via Montpellier Saint-Roch, Valence TGV, Annecy, and St-Gervais-les-Bains in around 13 h 5 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bordeaux to Chamonix via Genève and Geneva - Bus station in around 14 h 32 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Bordeaux to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $490
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Flights from Bordeaux to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $330
Flights from Bordeaux to Geneva via Nice
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $330
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $420
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 Bordeaux-St-Jean to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $100
1st Class
$100 - $160
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$45 - $75
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
$18 - $27
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $27
1st Class
$24 - $40
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$65 - $85
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 Montpellier St. Roch Station to Gare de Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
renfe.com
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 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Bordeaux City Centre to Geneva - Bus station
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Geneva - Bus station to Chamonix Sud - Bus station
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Lyon Gare Perrache to Chamonix Sud - Bus station
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
Ouibus
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
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
cham-transfers.com
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Bordeaux to Genève
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $130
Book at
eurolines.ch
Bus from Geneva to Chamonix
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Book at
eurolines.ch
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 Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean to Geneva
Ave. Duration
12 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Geneva to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
InterNorte
Phone
707 200 512
Website
internorte.pt
Bus from Bordeaux to Genève
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
internorte.pt
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 - $20
Schedules at
altibus.com
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Bordeaux to Lyon
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
isilines.com

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The quickest flight from Bordeaux Airport to Lyon Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Bordeaux to Chamonix bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Chamonix Sud - Bus station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Bordeaux to Chamonix is 776 km. It takes approximately 7 h 29 min to drive from Bordeaux to Chamonix.

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easyJet and Hop! offer flights from Bordeaux Airport to Lyon Airport.

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Book your Bordeaux to Chamonix train tickets online with Loco2, Loco2 and two other operators.

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There are 2256+ hotels available in Chamonix. Prices start at $74 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Bordeaux to Bordeaux Airport is to line 1 bus which takes 39 min and costs 1€ - 2€.

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