There are 3 ways to get from Chamonix to Chambéry by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  3 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Chamonix Sud - Bus station to Geneva - Airport Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Geneva - Airport to Chambéry Ouibus

$7 - $11

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Train  •  4 h 31 min

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

$45 - $64

Drive  •  1 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Chamonix to Chambéry 93.8 miles

$20 - $30

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No, there is no direct bus from Chamonix station to Chambéry. However, there are services departing from Chamonix Sud - Bus station and arriving at Chambéry via Geneva - Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Chamonix to Chambéry. However, there are services departing from Chamonix-Mont-Blanc and arriving at Chambery-Challes-E via St-Gervais-les-Bains and Annecy. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 31 min.

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The distance between Chamonix and Chambéry is 84 km. The road distance is 150.1 km.

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The best way to get from Chamonix to Chambéry without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 55 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 55 min to get from Chamonix to Chambéry, including transfers.

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

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Chamonix to Chambéry train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Chamonix-Mont-Blanc station.

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The best way to get from Chamonix to Chambéry is to bus which takes 3 h 55 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 4 h 31 min.

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Chamonix to Chambéry bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Chambéry station.

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Chamonix to Chambéry train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Chambery-Challes-E station.

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Map of how to get from Chamonix to Chambéry.
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  • Distance: 52.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 55 min

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

You can take a bus from Chamonix to Chambéry via Geneva - Airport in around 3 h 55 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Chamonix to Chambéry via St-Gervais-les-Bains and Annecy in around 4 h 31 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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Chamonix-Mont-Blanc to St-Gervais-les-Bains
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$11 - $16
1st Class
$12 - $19
Train from St-Gervais-les-Bains to Annecy
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$19 - $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
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
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
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 Geneva - Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Geneva - Airport to Chambéry
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
Ouibus

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Yes, the driving distance between Chamonix to Chambéry is 150 km. It takes approximately 1 h 36 min to drive from Chamonix to Chambéry.

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