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There are 10 ways to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Chambéry by plane, bus, train, bus and ferry, car, car train or car ferry

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Recommended option

Fly to Geneva, bus  •  3h 40m

  1. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Geneva (GVA) BRS - GVA
  2. Take the bus from Geneva - Airport to Chambéry

€56 - €252

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Fly to Grenoble, train  •  4h 21m

  1. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Grenoble (GNB) BRS - GNB
  2. Take the train from Grenoble to Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux

€44 - €154

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Fly to Turin, train  •  6h 19m

  1. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Turin (TRN) BRS - TRN
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Chambery Challes Les Eaux

€60 - €152

Fly to Chambery  •  3h 18m

  1. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Chambery (CMF) BRS - CMF

€45 - €378

Fly to Lyon, train  •  3h 37m

  1. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Lyon (LYS) BRS - LYS
  2. Take the train from Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv to Chambery Challes Les Eaux

€82 - €250

Train  •  10h 2m

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Paris Nord Eil
  3. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Chambery Challes Les Eaux Tgv

€254 - €541

Bus, bus and ferry, train  •  14h 47m

  1. Take the bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London to Lille
  3. Take the train from Lille Europe to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv
  4. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux Ter

€214 - €384

Bus, bus and ferry  •  20h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London to Lille
  3. Take the bus from Lille to Paris 803 / ...
  4. Take the bus from Paris to Chambéry 729

€54 - €85

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  11h 45m

  1. Drive from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Chambéry

€282 - €342

Drive, car ferry  •  12h 52m

  1. Drive from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Chambéry

€152 - €222

Bristol Airport (BRS) to Chambéry by bus, train and subway

The journey time between Bristol Airport (BRS) and Chambéry is around 13h 24m and covers a distance of around 1181 km. The fastest journey normally takes 8h 51m. Operated by First, First Great Western Service, London Underground (Tube) and others, the Bristol Airport (BRS) to Chambéry service departs from Bristol Airport, Airport Terminal and arrives in Chambery Challes Les Eaux. Typically 20 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
13h 24m
Fastest journey time:
8h 51m
Journey distance:
1181 km
Services per week:
20
Cheapest price:
€254
Carbon emissions:
63 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:30
Last service departs at:
23:45

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Bristol Airport (BRS) to Chambéry bus, train and subway schedules

Bus services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Chambéry is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Chambéry is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Chambéry is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 130 000.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Chambéry is to bus and bus and ferry which costs £45 - £75 and takes 20h 52m.

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The quickest way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Chambéry is to fly which costs £35 - £330 and takes 3h 18m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Chambéry. However, there are services departing from Bristol Airport, Airport Terminal and arriving at Chambéry via Bristol Bus & Coach Station, London, Lille and Paris. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20h 52m.

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The distance between Bristol Airport (BRS) and Chambéry is 906 km.

The best way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Chambéry without a car is to train which takes 10h 2m and costs £210 - £470.

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It takes approximately 3h 40m to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Chambéry, including transfers.

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Bristol Airport (BRS) to Chambéry bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Bristol Bus & Coach Station.

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The best way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Chambéry is to fly which takes 3h 18m and costs £35 - £330. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £210 - £470 and takes 10h 2m.

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The quickest flight from Bristol Airport to Geneva Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 35m.

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Bristol Airport (BRS) to Chambéry bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Chambéry station.

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Map of how to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Chambéry.
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  • Distance: 906.5 km
  • Duration: 3h 40m

What companies run services between Bristol Airport (BRS), England and Chambéry, France?

Jet2.com flies from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Chambéry once a week. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Chambéry via Temple Meads Stn, Bristol Temple Meads, London Paddington, Paddington, King's Cross St. Pancras station, London St Pancras Eurostar, Paris Nord, and Paris Gare De Lyon in around 10h 2m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €180
Flights from Bristol to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€60 - €230
Flights from Bristol to Turin
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€50 - €200
Flights from Bristol to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€50 - €200
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bristol to Geneva via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€250 - €490
Flights from Bristol to Turin via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €340
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bristol to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€20 - €120
Flights from Bristol to Grenoble via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€25 - €130
Flights from Bristol to Turin
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€18 - €100
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Bristol to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €360
Flights from Bristol to Chambery
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€40 - €360
Train operators
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 Grenoble to Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€24 - €45
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV to Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€30 - €55
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lille-Europe to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€170 - €310
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€40 - €75
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Grenoble to Chambery Challes Les Eaux
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€9 - €25
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€9 - €14
Rail 1st Class
€17 - €25
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Chambery Challes Les Eaux
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€17 - €40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€17 - €25
Rail 1st Class
€26 - €40
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 Torino Porta Susa to Chambery Challes Les Eaux
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€40 - €50
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€40 - €50
1st Class
€40 - €50
Train from Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv to Chambery Challes Les Eaux
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€25 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€30 - €35
1st Class
€25 - €30
Train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Chambery Challes Les Eaux
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€80 - €110
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€80 - €100
1st Class
€90 - €110
Train from Lille Europe to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€95 - €130
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€95 - €120
1st Class
€110 - €130
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€50 - €65
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
€50 - €65
Anytime Day 1st Class
€85 - €120
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€153
Website
Eurotunnel
Bus operators
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 Geneva - Airport to Chambéry
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Lille to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Chambéry
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€17 - €22
Website
Blablabus
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 Geneva Airport to Chambéry
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€7 - €9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Lille to Paris
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€13 - €16
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris to Chambéry
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€27 - €35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €11
Website
National Express
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus and ferry from London to Lille
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€9 - €13
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Ferry operators

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