There are 7 ways to get from Chamonix to Bordeaux by plane, train, bus, 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 from Geneva  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Bordeaux (BOD) GVA - BOD

$44 - $191

6 alternative options

Train, bus to Lyon, fly  •  8 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from St-Gervais-les-Bains to Annecy
  2. Take the bus from Annecy to Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport
  3. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Bordeaux (BOD) LYS - BOD

$66 - $165

Bus, train  •  9 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Chamonix Sud - Bus station to Geneva - Bus station 472
  2. Take the train from Genève to Paris Gare de Lyon Tgv
  3. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Bordeaux-St-Jean Tgv

$226 - $273

Train  •  14 h 7 min

  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

$163 - $249

Bus  •  14 h 30 min

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

$64 - $151

Train, night bus  •  15 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from St-Gervais-les-Bains to Annecy
  2. Take the night bus from Annecy to Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean N706

$75 - $124

Drive  •  7 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Chamonix to Bordeaux 486.3 miles

$100 - $160

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The cheapest way to get from Chamonix to Bordeaux is to fly which costs 35€ - 170€ and takes 5 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chamonix to Bordeaux is to fly which costs 35€ - 170€ and takes 5 h 13 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chamonix station to Bordeaux. However, there are services departing from Chamonix Sud - Bus station and arriving at Bordeaux via Genève. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 30 min.

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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 14 h 7 min.

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

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The best way to get from Chamonix to Bordeaux without a car is to bus and train which takes 9 h 51 min and costs 190€ - 240€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 13 min to get from Chamonix to Bordeaux, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Chamonix to Bordeaux is to fly which takes 5 h 13 min and costs 35€ - 170€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 130€ - 220€ and takes 14 h 7 min, you could also bus, which costs 50€ - 130€ and takes 14 h 30 min.

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The quickest flight from Geneva Airport to Bordeaux Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Chamonix to Bordeaux.
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  • Distance: 371.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 13 min

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

easyJet, Air France and Swiss fly from Chamonix to Bordeaux 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Chamonix to Bordeaux via St-Gervais-les-Bains, Annecy, Valence TGV, and Nîmes in around 14 h 7 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $330
Flights from Lyon to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Geneva to Bordeaux via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $490
Flights from Lyon to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Lyon to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Bordeaux via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $470
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
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$19 - $28
1st Class
$25 - $40
Train from Annecy to Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
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
42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$28 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $60
Train from Nîmes to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$75 - $110
1st Class
$110 - $170
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Genève to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $110
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $110
1st Class
$130 - $190
Train from Paris Montparnasse to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $120
1st Class
$140 - $210
Train from Valence TGV to Nîmes
Ave. Duration
44 min
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 Annecy to Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Chamonix Sud - Bus station to Geneva - Bus station
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Geneva - Bus station to Bordeaux City Centre
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
Ouibus
Altibus
Phone
0 820 320 368
Email
info@altibus.com
Website
altibus.com
Bus from Chamonix-Mont-Blanc to Geneva - 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 Chamonix-Mont-Blanc to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Annecy to Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean
Ave. Duration
11 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Chamonix to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Book at
eurolines.ch
Bus from Genève to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $130
Book at
eurolines.ch

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