There are 8 ways to get from Chamonix to Les Arcs by train, bus, 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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Train  •  10 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from St-Gervais-les-Bains to Annecy
  2. Take the train from Annecy to Valence TGV
  3. Take the train from Valence TGV to Les Arcs Draguignan Tgv

$130 - $172

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Bus  •  10 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Chamonix-Mont-Blanc to Turin, Torino
  2. Take the bus from Turin, Torino to Nice Côte d'Azur Airport, Nice 404 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Nice Airport - Nice Aéroport Terminaux to Fréjus - Gare Routière

$62 - $85

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Bus, train  •  10 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Chamonix-Mont-Blanc to Turin, Torino
  2. Take the bus from Turin to Nice
  3. Take the train from Nice Ville to Les Arcs Draguignan Tgv

$81 - $126

Train via Lyon Part Dieu  •  10 h 18 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 Les Arcs Draguignan Tgv

$147 - $182

Drive  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Chamonix to Les Arcs 338.2 miles

$70 - $110

Shuttle to Geneva, fly to Nice, train  •  6 h 27 min

  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 Antibes to Les Arcs Draguignan

$70 - $167

Bus to Lyon, fly to Nice, train  •  8 h 38 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
  3. Take the train from Antibes to Les Arcs Draguignan

$91 - $325

Bus to Lyon, fly to Marseille, train  •  9 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from St-Gervais-les-Bains - Le Fayet 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

$110 - $390

Questions & Answers

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, Annecy and Valence TGV. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 3 min.

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The distance between Chamonix and Les Arcs is 276 km. The road distance is 541.1 km.

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The best way to get from Chamonix to Les Arcs without a car is to train which takes 10 h 3 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 10 h 3 min 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 station.

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The best way to get from Chamonix to Les Arcs is to train which takes 10 h 3 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 10 h 58 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 Les Arcs train services, operated by TGV, arrive at Les Arcs Draguignan station.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Chamonix to Les Arcs.
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  • Distance: 172.2 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 3 min

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, Annecy, and Valence TGV in around 10 h 3 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chamonix to Les Arcs via Turin, Torino, Nice Côte d'Azur Airport, Nice, Nice Airport - Nice Aéroport Terminaux, Fréjus - Gare Routière, and Frejus in around 10 h 58 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
Flights from Lyon to Marseille
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $600
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
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 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 Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$45 - $75
Train from Nice Ville to Les Arcs Draguignan
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$19 - $28
1st Class
$25 - $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
Train from Antibes to Les Arcs Draguignan
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $24
1st Class
$21 - $35
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Les Arcs Draguignan
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $55
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Valence TGV to Les Arcs Draguignan
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$70 - $80
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$70 - $80
1st Class
$100 - $140
Train from Nice Ville to Les Arcs Draguignan
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$22 - $28
1st Class
$40 - $41
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Les Arcs Draguignan
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$90 - $100
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$90 - $100
1st Class
$120 - $170
Train from Antibes to Les Arcs Draguignan
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$19 - $24
1st Class
$33 - $37
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Les Arcs Draguignan
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$31 - $37
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$31 - $37
1st Class
$50 - $60
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
$10 - $17
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Turin, Torino to Nice Côte d'Azur Airport, Nice
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Varlib
Phone
0970 830 380
Website
varlib.fr
Bus from Nice Airport - Nice Aéroport Terminaux to Fréjus - Gare Routière
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$24
Website
Varlib
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
$9
Schedules at
cham-transfers.com
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 St-Gervais-les-Bains - Le Fayet to Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
Ouibus

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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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