There are 9 ways to get from Chamonix to Les Arcs by bus, train, car, plane or shuttle

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Bus, train  •  8h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Chamonix Sud Bus Station to Geneva Bus Station 507 / ...
  2. Take the train from Geneve to Marseille St Charles Tgv
  3. Take the train from Marseille St Charles to Les Arcs Draguignan Ter / ...

98€ - 162€

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Bus  •  11h 44m

  1. Take the bus from Chamonix-Mont-Blanc to Aosta 507 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Aosta to Nice, Nice Airport
  3. Take the bus from Nice Airport - Nice Aéroport Terminaux to Fréjus - Gare Routière

52€ - 64€

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Train  •  9h 29m

  1. Take the train from St Gervais Les Bains Le Fayet to Lyon Part Dieu Ter / ...
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Les Arcs Draguignan Tgv

110€ - 165€

Bus, train via Châteauneuf-sur-Isère  •  9h 38m

  1. Take the bus from Chamonix-Mont-Blanc to Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux
  2. Take the train from Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux to Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud Ter
  3. Take the train from Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud to Les Arcs Draguignan Tgv

116€ - 186€

Bus, train via Turin  •  13h 13m

  1. Take the bus from Chamonix-Mont-Blanc to Turin, Turin
  2. Take the bus from Turin to Nice Si
  3. Take the train from Antibes to Les Arcs Draguignan Ter / ...

Drive  •  5h 32m

  1. Drive from Chamonix to Les Arcs 541.2 km

65€ - 100€

Bus to Lyon, fly to Nice, train  •  7h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Chamonix Sud - Bus station to Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Nice (NCE) LYS - NCE
  3. Take the train from Cannes to Les Arcs Draguignan

78€ - 301€

Shuttle to Geneva, fly to Nice, train  •  6h 51m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Chamonix sud to Geneva Airport
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Nice (NCE) GVA - NCE
  3. Take the train from Cannes to Les Arcs Draguignan

53€ - 205€

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 Marseille St Charles to Les Arcs Draguignan

100€ - 387€

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The cheapest way to get from Chamonix to Les Arcs is to bus which costs 50€ - 65€ and takes 11h 44m.

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The quickest way to get from Chamonix to Les Arcs is to drive which costs 65€ - 100€ and takes 5h 32m.

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No, there is no direct train from Chamonix to Les Arcs. However, there are services departing from Chamonix Mont Blanc and arriving at Les Arcs Draguignan via St Gervais Les Bains Le Fayet and Lyon Part Dieu. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 29m.

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The distance between Chamonix and Les Arcs is 276 km. The road distance is 541.2 km.

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The best way to get from Chamonix to Les Arcs without a car is to bus and train which takes 8h 18m and costs 95€ - 170€.

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It takes approximately 8h 18m to get from Chamonix to Les Arcs, including transfers.

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Chamonix to Les Arcs train services, operated by SNCF, depart from St Gervais Les Bains Le Fayet station.

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The best way to get from Chamonix to Les Arcs is to train which takes 9h 29m and costs 110€ - 170€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 50€ - 65€ and takes 11h 44m.

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

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Chamonix to Les Arcs train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at Les Arcs Draguignan station.

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  • Distance: 275.5 km
  • Duration: 8h 18m

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

You can take a train from Chamonix to Les Arcs via St Gervais Les Bains Le Fayet and Lyon Part Dieu in around 9h 29m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chamonix to Les Arcs via Aosta, Nice, Nice Airport, Nice Airport - Nice Aéroport Terminaux, Fréjus - Gare Routière, and Frejus in around 11h 44m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chamonix to Les Arcs is 541 km. It takes approximately 5h 32m to drive from Chamonix to Les Arcs.

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

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There are 2486+ hotels available in Les Arcs. Prices start at 87€ 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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Things to do in Les Arcs

  • Le Thoronet Abbey

    Le Thoronet Abbey (French: L'abbaye du Thoronet) is a former Cistercian abbey built in the late twelfth and early thirteenth century, now restored as a museum. It is sited between the towns of Draguignan and Brignoles in the Var Department of Provence, in southeast France. It is one of the three Cistercian abbeys in Provence, along with the Sénanque Abbey and Silvacane, that together are known as "the Three Sisters of Provence."

  • Rhone American Cemetery and Memorial

    The Rhone American Cemetery and Memorial is an American war cemetery in Southern France, memorializing American soldiers and mariners who died in Second World War operations in that area. The cemetery covers 12.5 acre within the city of Draguignan. The cemetery is named for the Rhone river and its watershed, where most of those interred fought and died. The cemetery adjoins the civilian cemetery of the city of Draguignan. It was started during World War II combat operations in 1944, with the memorials, landscaping, and improvements added after the war. The cemetery was built and is operated by the US government, with support from the host country of France.

  • Malpasset Dam

    The Malpasset Dam was an arch dam on the Reyran River, located approximately 7 km north of Fréjus on the French Riviera (Côte d'Azur), southern France, in the Var département. It collapsed on December 2, 1959, killing 423 people in the resulting flood. The damage amounted to an equivalent total of $68 million.

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