There are 6 ways to get from Briançon to Chamonix by train, 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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Train  •  7 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Bardonecchia to Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard Tgv
  2. Take the train from Annecy to St-Gervais-les-Bains

$79 - $107

Cheapest option

Bus Ouibus  •  8 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Briançon - Europe to Grenoble – Pôle multimodal 35
  2. Take the bus from Grenoble - Bus station to Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport 777 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport to Chamonix Sud - Bus station

$31 - $45

4 alternative options

Bus Eurolines IT, train  •  7 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Briançon to Oulx
  2. Take the train from Oulx Cesana Claviere Sestriere to Torino Porta Nuova Sfm
  3. Take the bus from Torino Autostazione Corso Vittorio Emanuele II to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc

$40 - $74

Bus, train  •  8 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Briançon - Europe to Grenoble – Pôle multimodal 35
  2. Take the train from Grenoble to Annecy
  3. Take the train from Annecy to St-Gervais-les-Bains

$73 - $102

Bus FlixBus  •  9 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Cesana Torinese to Torino Bolzano 275
  2. Take the bus from Turin, Torino to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc N504

$35 - $64

Drive  •  2 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Briançon to Chamonix 136.5 miles

$29 - $45

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Briançon to Chamonix station. However, there are services departing from Briançon - Europe and arriving at Chamonix Sud - Bus station via Grenoble - Bus station and Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 24 min.

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The distance between Briançon and Chamonix is 115 km. The road distance is 218.4 km.

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The best way to get from Briançon to Chamonix without a car is to bus and train which takes 7 h 4 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 6 min to get from Briançon to Chamonix, including transfers.

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Briançon to Chamonix bus services, operated by Lignes Express, depart from Briançon - Europe station.

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The best way to get from Briançon to Chamonix is to train which takes 7 h 6 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 8 h 24 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Briançon to Chamonix is 218 km. It takes approximately 2 h 51 min to drive from Briançon to Chamonix.

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There are 1966+ hotels available in Chamonix. Prices start at $81 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Briançon to Chamonix.
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  • Distance: 72 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 6 min

What companies run services between Briançon, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France and Chamonix, France?

You can take a train from Briançon to Chamonix via Bardonecchia, Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard, Annecy, and St-Gervais-les-Bains in around 7 h 6 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Briançon to Chamonix via Grenoble – Pôle multimodal, Grenoble - Bus station, and Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport in around 8 h 24 min.

Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Bardonecchia to Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$29 - $35
1st Class
$49 - $55
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
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
$24 - $40
Train from Grenoble to Annecy
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Oulx Cesana Claviere Sestriere to Torino Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $13
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $13
Bus operators
Sadem
Phone
800.801.600
Email
Info.Sadem@arriva.it
Website
sadem.it
Bus from Briançon to Oulx
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$4 - $20
Schedules at
sadem.it
Airport Shuttle
$17 - $20
Bus from Cesana Torinese to Torino Bolzano
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $25
Schedules at
sadem.it
Airport Shuttle
$21 - $25
Lignes Express
Phone
0 821 202 203
Website
info-ler.fr
Bus from Briançon - Europe to Grenoble – Pôle multimodal
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Schedules at
info-ler.fr
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 Grenoble - Bus station to Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
Ouibus
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
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 Grenoble to Lyon Saint-Exupéry Airport, Lyon Aéroport Saint Exupéry
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Turin, Torino to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $28
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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