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

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Bus  •  9h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Chamonix-Mont-Blanc to Turin, Torino N504
  2. Take the bus from Turin, Torino to Nice, Nice 404

$33 - $70

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Bus Eurolines FR  •  9h 59m

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

$64 - $100

Train  •  10h 18m

  1. Take the train from Gare de St-Gervais-L-B-Le-Fayet to Gare de Bellegarde-Gare
  2. Take the train from Bellegarde(Ain) to Marseille-St-Charles Tgv
  3. Take the train from Gare de Marseille-St-Charles to Gare de Cannes Tgv

$146 - $195

Bus, train  •  10h 36m

  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 Gare de Ventimiglia-Stazione to Gare de Cannes

$44 - $81

Drive  •  5h 7m

  1. Drive from Chamonix to Cannes 314.3 miles

$65 - $100

Bus to Lyon, fly to Nice  •  5h 37m

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

$65 - $289

Shuttle to Geneva, fly to Nice  •  5h 12m

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

$54 - $145

Bus to Lyon, fly to Marseille, train  •  8h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Chamonix Sud - Bus station to Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Marseille (MRS) LYS - MRS
  3. Take the train from Gare de Marseille-St-Charles to Gare de Cannes

$105 - $386

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The cheapest way to get from Chamonix to Cannes is to bus and train which costs 35€ - 70€ and takes 10h 36m.

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The quickest way to get from Chamonix to Cannes is to drive which costs 55€ - 85€ and takes 5h 7m.

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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 Turin, Torino and Nice Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 21m.

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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 Gare de Cannes via Gare de St-Gervais-L-B-Le-Fayet, Bellegarde(Ain) and Gare de Marseille-St-Charles. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 18m.

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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 which takes 9h 21m and costs 28€ - 65€.

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It takes approximately 9h 21m 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 Gare de St-Gervais-L-B-Le-Fayet station.

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The best way to get from Chamonix to Cannes is to bus which takes 9h 21m and costs 28€ - 65€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 120€ - 170€ and takes 10h 18m.

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  • Distance: 165.1 miles
  • Duration: 9h 21m

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

You can take a bus from Chamonix to Cannes via Turin, Torino, Nice, Nice, and Nice Airport in around 9h 21m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Chamonix to Cannes via St-Gervais-les-Bains, Gare de St-Gervais-L-B-Le-Fayet, Gare de Bellegarde-Gare, Bellegarde(Ain), Marseille-St-Charles, and Gare de Marseille-St-Charles in around 10h 18m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lyon to Nice
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $430
Flights from Lyon to Marseille
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Lyon to Nice
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $430
Flights from Lyon to Marseille
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $190
Nouvel Air Tunisie
Website
nouvelair.com
Flights from Lyon to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$30 - $260
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $240
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Gare de St-Gervais-L-B-Le-Fayet to Gare de Bellegarde-Gare
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $30
1st Class
$27 - $45
Train from Gare de Marseille-St-Charles to Gare de Cannes
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $70
Train from Gare de Ventimiglia-Stazione to Gare de Cannes
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$16 - $24
1st Class
$21 - $35
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Bellegarde(Ain) to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $100
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$85 - $100
1st Class
$120 - $170
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Cannes
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $50
1st Class
$60 - $80
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
4h 13m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$30 - $40
Train from Ventimiglia to Cannes
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
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.

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
3h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Turin, Torino to Nice, Nice
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $28
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
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
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

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The quickest flight from Lyon Airport to Nice Airport is the direct flight which takes 55m.

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Chamonix to Cannes bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Nice, Nice station.

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Chamonix to Cannes train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Gare de Cannes station.

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

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Air France, Nouvel Air Tunisie and Hop! offer flights from Lyon Airport to Nice Airport.

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There are 4512+ hotels available in Cannes. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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

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