• Our partners include:

  • RailEurope
  • Deutsche Bahn
  • Trenitalia
  • SNCF
  • Flixbus
  • RENFE
  • Ouibus
  • BlaBlaCar
  • Booking.com
  • Skyscanner

There are 6 ways to get from Chamonix to Bordeaux by bus, plane, 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.

Recommended option

Bus to Lyon, fly  •  5h 29m

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

$40 - $125

5 alternative options

Shuttle to Geneva, fly  •  5h 9m

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

$44 - $191

Bus Isilines  •  13h 38m

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

$40 - $65

Train  •  13h 52m

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

$162 - $247

Bus Eurolines CH  •  14h 25m

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

$59 - $150

Drive  •  7h 33m

  1. Drive from Chamonix to Bordeaux 486.3 miles

$100 - $160

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chamonix to Bordeaux is to bus which costs 35€ - 60€ and takes 13h 38m.

More details

The quickest way to get from Chamonix to Bordeaux is to shuttle and fly which costs 35€ - 170€ and takes 5h 9m.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Chamonix station to Bordeaux. However, there are services departing from Chamonix Sud - Bus station and arriving at Centre Commercial Mériadeck via Lyon and Gare Saint Jean. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 38m.

More details

No, there is no direct train from Chamonix to Bordeaux. However, there are services departing from Chamonix-Mont-Blanc and arriving at Bordeaux-St-Jean via St-Gervais-les-Bains, Annecy, Valence TGV and Nîmes. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 52m.

More details

The distance between Chamonix and Bordeaux is 594 km. The road distance is 778 km.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Chamonix to Bordeaux without a car is to bus which takes 13h 38m and costs 35€ - 60€.

More details

It takes approximately 5h 29m to get from Chamonix to Bordeaux, including transfers.

More details

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

More details

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

More details

The best way to get from Chamonix to Bordeaux is to bus which takes 13h 38m and costs 35€ - 60€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 140€ - 220€ and takes 13h 52m.

Mode details

Map of how to get from Chamonix to Bordeaux.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 371.4 miles
  • Duration: 5h 29m

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

You can take a bus from Chamonix to Bordeaux via Lyon Gare Perrache, Lyon, and Gare Saint Jean in around 13h 38m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Chamonix to Bordeaux via St-Gervais-les-Bains, Annecy, Valence TGV, and Nîmes in around 13h 52m.

Airlines
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Lyon to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Flights from Lyon to Bordeaux via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lyon to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Flights from Lyon to Bordeaux via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $290
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Lyon to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Flights from Geneva to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $330
Flights from Geneva to Bordeaux via Nice
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $330
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from St-Gervais-les-Bains to Annecy
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $27
1st Class
$24 - $40
Train from Annecy to Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
2h 56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$45 - $75
Train from Valence TGV to Nîmes
Ave. Duration
42m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$28 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Train from Nîmes to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
5h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$75 - $110
1st Class
$110 - $170
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Valence TGV to Nîmes
Ave. Duration
44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
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 Chamonix Sud - Bus station to Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Chamonix Sud - Bus station to Lyon Gare Perrache
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Chamonix Sud - Bus station to Geneva - Bus station
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Geneva - Bus station to Bordeaux City Centre
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
Ouibus
Swisstours Transport SA
Phone
+41 22 781 04 04
Email
info@stts.ch
Website
cham-transfers.com
Shuttle from Chamonix sud to Geneva Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
cham-transfers.com
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Lyon to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
isilines.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 Chamonix-Mont-Blanc to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Geneva to Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean
Ave. Duration
12h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Altibus
Phone
0 820 320 368
Email
info@altibus.com
Website
altibus.com
Bus from Chamonix-Mont-Blanc to Geneva - 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 Chamonix to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $17
Book at
eurolines.ch
Bus from Genève to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $130
Book at
eurolines.ch

Want to know more about travelling around France

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

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

Search flights

Chamonix to Bordeaux bus services, operated by Eurolines CH, arrive at Bordeaux station.

More details

Chamonix to Bordeaux train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Bordeaux-St-Jean station.

More details

Yes, the driving distance between Chamonix to Bordeaux is 778 km. It takes approximately 7h 33m to drive from Chamonix to Bordeaux.

Get driving directions

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

Search flights

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

Search and book

Book your Chamonix to Bordeaux bus tickets online with Distribusion, FlixBus and two other operators.

Search and book

There are 897+ hotels available in Bordeaux. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

More details

The best way to get from Chamonix to Geneva Airport is to shuttle which takes 1h 10m and costs 7€.

More details