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

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Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Chamonix Mont Blanc to Albertville
  2. Take the train from Albertville to Landry

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Chamonix Mont Blanc to Albertville
  2. Take the bus from Albertville to Landry

1 alternative option

Drive

  1. Drive from Chamonix to Montchavin

Chamonix to Montchavin by bus and train

The journey time between Chamonix and Montchavin is around 4h 1m and covers a distance of around 122 km. This includes an average layover time of around 49 min. Operated by SNCF Bus, Swiss PostAuto, SNCF and others, the Chamonix to Montchavin service departs from Chamonix Mont Blanc and arrives in Landry. Typically only one service runs weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

1 Weekly Services
4h 1m Average Duration
€28 Cheapest Price
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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Chamonix to Montchavin is to bus, which costs €9 - €15 and takes 4h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Chamonix to Montchavin is to drive which costs €15 - €23 and takes 1h 41m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chamonix to Montchavin. However, there are services departing from Chamonix Mont Blanc and arriving at Landry via Albertville. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 20m.

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The distance between Chamonix and Montchavin is 42 km. The road distance is 93.8 km.

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The best way to get from Chamonix to Montchavin without a car is to bus and train which takes 4h 1m and costs €27 - €50.

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It takes approximately 4h 1m to get from Chamonix to Montchavin, including transfers.

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Chamonix to Montchavin bus services, operated by SNCF Bus, depart from Chamonix Mont Blanc station.

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Chamonix to Montchavin bus services, operated by SNCF Bus, arrive at Landry station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chamonix to Montchavin is 94 km. It takes approximately 1h 41m to drive from Chamonix to Montchavin.

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Map of how to get from Chamonix to Montchavin.
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  • Distance: 42 km
  • Duration: 4h 1m

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

You can take a bus from Chamonix to Montchavin via Albertville in around 4h 20m.

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 Albertville to Landry
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€7 - €21
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€7 - €11
Rail 1st Class
€14 - €21
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 Albertville to Landry
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€21 - €40
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Bus operators
SNCF Bus
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Bus from Chamonix Mont Blanc to Albertville
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€12 - €17
Website
SNCF Bus
Bus from Albertville to Landry
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
SNCF Bus
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Chamonix-Mont-Blanc to Albertville
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€6 - €10
Website
Swiss PostAuto
Schedules at
SBB
Bus from Albertville to Landry
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€3 - €5
Website
Swiss PostAuto
Schedules at
SBB

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