There are 5 ways to get from Chamonix to Briançon 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  8 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from St-Gervais-les-Bains to Annecy
  2. Take the train from Annecy to Chambery-Challes-E Tgv
  3. Take the train from Chambery-Challes-E to Bardonecchia Tgv

$78 - $107

Cheapest option

Bus FlixBus  •  8 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Chamonix-Mont-Blanc to Turin, Torino N504
  2. Take the bus from Torino Bolzano to Claviere 011/1

$26 - $49

3 alternative options

Bus  •  8 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Chamonix Sud - Bus station to Geneva - Airport
  2. Take the bus from Geneva - Airport to Grenoble - Bus station
  3. Take the bus from Grenoble – Pôle multimodal to Briançon - Europe 35

$28 - $38

Train, bus  •  9 h 6 min

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

$71 - $101

Drive  •  3 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Chamonix to Briançon 138.5 miles

$29 - $45

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Chamonix to Briançon. However, there are services departing from Chamonix-Mont-Blanc and arriving at Briancon Champs de Mars via Fermata 1555 - PALAGIUSTIZIA, Torino Bolzano and Claviere. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 39 min.

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The distance between Chamonix and Briançon is 115 km. The road distance is 221.6 km.

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The best way to get from Chamonix to Briançon without a car is to bus which takes 8 h 39 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 2 min to get from Chamonix to Briançon, including transfers.

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Chamonix to Briançon bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Chamonix-Mont-Blanc station.

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The best way to get from Chamonix to Briançon is to train which takes 8 h 2 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 8 h 39 min.

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Chamonix to Briançon bus services, operated by Sadem, arrive at Claviere station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chamonix to Briançon is 222 km. It takes approximately 3 h 1 min to drive from Chamonix to Briançon.

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There are 1206+ hotels available in Briançon. Prices start at $68 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Chamonix to Briançon.
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  • Distance: 72 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 2 min

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

You can take a train from Chamonix to Briançon via St-Gervais-les-Bains, Annecy, Chambery-Challes-E, and Bardonecchia in around 8 h 2 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chamonix to Briançon via Turin, Torino, Fermata 1555 - PALAGIUSTIZIA, Fermata 3563 - DUCHESSA JOLANDA EST, Torino Bolzano, and Claviere in around 8 h 39 min.

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
$18 - $27
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $27
1st Class
$24 - $40
Train from Annecy to Chambery-Challes-E
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$15 - $22
1st Class
$19 - $29
Train from Annecy to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Annecy to Chambery-Challes-E
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$16 - $21
1st Class
$28 - $33
Train from Chambery-Challes-E to Bardonecchia
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $32
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$27 - $32
1st Class
$46 - $50
Bus operators
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 Turin, Torino
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Geneva - Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Geneva - Airport to Grenoble - Bus station
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Ouibus
Lignes Express
Phone
0 821 202 203
Website
info-ler.fr
Bus from Grenoble – Pôle multimodal to Briançon - Europe
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Schedules at
info-ler.fr
Bus from Grenoble – Pôle multimodal to Briançon - Centre commercial Le Bérard
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Schedules at
info-ler.fr

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