There are 5 ways to get from Chamonix to Les Contamines-Montjoie by bus, train, taxi, car or towncar

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Bus  •  1h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Chamonix-Mont-Blanc to Saint-Gervais-Les-Bains, Saint-Gervais-les-Bains N504 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Saint Gervais - Gare Le Fayet to Les Contamines - Chef Lieu 84 / ...

6€ - 18€

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Train, bus  •  2h

  1. Take the train from Chamonix Mont Blanc to St Gervais Les Bains Le Fayet Ter / ...
  2. Take the bus from Saint Gervais - Gare Le Fayet to Les Contamines - Chef Lieu 84 / ...

7€ - 18€

Taxi  •  39 min

  1. Take a taxi from Chamonix to Les Contamines-Montjoie 37.1 km

75€ - 95€

Drive  •  39 min

  1. Drive from Chamonix to Les Contamines-Montjoie 37.1 km

4€ - 7€

Uber  •  39 min

  1. Take an Uber from Chamonix to Les Contamines-Montjoie 37.1 km

50€ - 75€

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The cheapest way to get from Chamonix to Les Contamines-Montjoie is to drive which costs 4€ - 7€ and takes 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chamonix to Les Contamines-Montjoie is to taxi which costs 75€ - 95€ and takes 39 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chamonix to Les Contamines-Montjoie. However, there are services departing from Chamonix-Mont-Blanc and arriving at Les Contamines - Chef Lieu via Saint Gervais - Gare Le Fayet. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 35m.

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The distance between Chamonix and Les Contamines-Montjoie is 16 km. The road distance is 37.1 km.

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The best way to get from Chamonix to Les Contamines-Montjoie without a car is to bus which takes 1h 35m and costs 5€ - 18€.

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It takes approximately 1h 35m to get from Chamonix to Les Contamines-Montjoie, including transfers.

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Chamonix to Les Contamines-Montjoie bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Chamonix-Mont-Blanc station.

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Chamonix to Les Contamines-Montjoie bus services, operated by Région Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, arrive at Les Contamines - Chef Lieu station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chamonix to Les Contamines-Montjoie is 37 km. It takes approximately 39 min to drive from Chamonix to Les Contamines-Montjoie.

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What companies run services between Chamonix, France and Les Contamines-Montjoie, France?

You can take a bus from Chamonix to Les Contamines-Montjoie via Saint Gervais - Gare Le Fayet in around 1h 35m.

Train operators
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. 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 Le Fayet
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
5€ - 10€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
5€ - 6€
1st Class
5€ - 10€
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Chamonix-Mont-Blanc to St-Gervais-les-Bains-le-Fayet
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
12€ - 23€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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 Saint-Gervais-Les-Bains, Saint-Gervais-les-Bains
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
4€ - 6€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Région Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Phone
+33 4 26 73 40 00
Website
auvergnerhonealpes.fr
Bus from Chamonix sud to Saint Gervais - Gare Le Fayet
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
4€ - 8€
Schedules at
auvergnerhonealpes.fr
Bus from Saint Gervais - Gare Le Fayet to Les Contamines - Chef Lieu
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
2€ - 6€
Schedules at
auvergnerhonealpes.fr
Transalis
Phone
+33 4 50 51 08 51
Email
commercial.crolard@transdev.com
Website
transalis.fr
Bus from Chamonix, Sud to Saint-Gervais, Gare
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
3€ - 6€
Website
Transalis
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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 Les Contamines-Montjoie
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
6€ - 8€
Website
Blablabus
Other operators
Uber Annecy
Website
uber.comglobal
Towncar from Chamonix to Les Contamines-Montjoie
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
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UberX
50€ - 75€
Taxi from Chamonix to Les Contamines-Montjoie
Ave. Duration
39 min
Estimated price
75€ - 95€
Vaudey Taxi
Phone
+33 4 50 34 62 89
Website
vaudey-taxi.fr
Taxi Cluses
Phone
+33 4 50 98 07 36
Website
cluses-taxi.fr
Alp Genovese Taxi
Phone
+33 6 89 30 37 74
Website
genovesetaxi.com

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