There are 8 ways to get from Chamonix to Cannes by bus, train, car, shuttle or plane

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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Bus, train inOui TGV  •  8 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Chamonix-Mont-Blanc to Geneva 472
  2. Take the train from Genève to Marseille-St-Charles Tgv
  3. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Cannes Tgv

$124 - $174

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Bus, train  •  10 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Chamonix-Mont-Blanc to Turin, Torino
  2. Take the train from Torino Lingotto to Ventimiglia Rv
  3. Take the train from Ventimiglia to Cannes

$44 - $80

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Bus Eurolines IT  •  9 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Chamonix-Mont-Blanc to Turin, Torino N504
  2. Take the bus from Torino Autostazione Corso Vittorio Emanuele II to Nice Aéroport Nice Côte d'Azur Gare Routière

$46 - $87

Bus Eurolines FR  •  9 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Chamonix-Mont-Blanc to Turin, Torino N504
  2. Take the bus from Turin to Nice

$64 - $100

Train  •  11 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from St-Gervais-les-Bains to Annecy
  2. Take the train from Annecy to Lyon Part Dieu
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Cannes Tgv

$156 - $192

Drive  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Chamonix to Cannes 314.3 miles

$65 - $100

Shuttle to Geneva, fly  •  5 h 14 min

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

$54 - $144

Bus to Lyon, fly  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from St-Gervais-les-Bains - Le Fayet to Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Nice (NCE) LYS - NCE

$74 - $302

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Chamonix to Cannes. However, there are services departing from Chamonix-Mont-Blanc and arriving at Cannes Hôtel de Ville via Torino Autostazione Corso Vittorio Emanuele II and Nice Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 21 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Chamonix to Cannes. However, there are services departing from Chamonix-Mont-Blanc and arriving at Cannes via St-Gervais-les-Bains, Annecy and Lyon Part Dieu. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 3 min.

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The distance between Chamonix and Cannes is 264 km. The road distance is 502.9 km.

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The best way to get from Chamonix to Cannes without a car is to bus and train which takes 8 h 44 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 44 min to get from Chamonix to Cannes, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Chamonix to Cannes is to bus which takes 9 h 21 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 11 h 3 min.

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The quickest flight from Geneva Airport to Nice Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Chamonix to Cannes bus services, operated by Eurolines IT, arrive at Nice Aéroport Nice Côte d'Azur Gare Routière station.

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Map of how to get from Chamonix to Cannes.
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  • Distance: 165.1 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 44 min

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

You can take a bus from Chamonix to Cannes via Turin, Torino, Torino Autostazione Corso Vittorio Emanuele II, Nice Aéroport Nice Côte d'Azur Gare Routière, and Nice Airport in around 9 h 21 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Chamonix to Cannes via St-Gervais-les-Bains, Annecy, and Lyon Part Dieu in around 11 h 3 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $190
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Lyon to Nice
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $450
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Nouvel Air Tunisie
Website
nouvelair.com
Flights from Lyon to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$30 - $260
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Genève to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $105
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$90 - $105
1st Class
$120 - $180
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Cannes
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $50
1st Class
$60 - $80
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Cannes
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $110
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $110
1st Class
$130 - $190
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.

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Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Cannes
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $70
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 Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$27 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
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 Torino Lingotto to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$30 - $40
Train from Ventimiglia to Cannes
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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.

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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 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 - Bus station
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus
Bus from St-Gervais-les-Bains - Le Fayet to Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $11
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 - $19
Schedules at
altibus.com
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
$13 - $17
Book at
eurolines.ch
Eurolines IT
Phone
+39 0861 199 1900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
eurolines.it
Bus from Torino Autostazione Corso Vittorio Emanuele II to Nice Aéroport Nice Côte d'Azur Gare Routière
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
eurolines.it
Eurolines FR
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
1 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
cham-transfers.com

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Chamonix to Cannes train services, operated by inOui TGV, arrive at Cannes station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chamonix to Cannes is 503 km. It takes approximately 5 h 7 min to drive from Chamonix to Cannes.

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Swiss and easyJet offer flights from Geneva Airport to Nice Airport.

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Book your Chamonix to Cannes train tickets online with Rome2rio.

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There are 4307+ hotels available in Cannes. Prices start at $84 USD per night.

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

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