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

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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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

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The cost-effective way to get from Chamonix to Montchavin is to bus, which costs €9 - €14 and takes 4h 21m.

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The quickest way to get from Chamonix to Montchavin is to drive which costs €11 - €17 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 21m.

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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 3h 48m and costs €13 - €30.

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It takes approximately 3h 48m to get from Chamonix to Montchavin, including transfers.

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Chamonix to Montchavin bus services, operated by Swiss PostAuto, depart from Chamonix-Mont-Blanc station.

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Chamonix to Montchavin bus services, operated by Swiss PostAuto, 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: 3h 48m

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

You can take a bus from Chamonix to Montchavin via Albertville in around 4h 21m.

Train operators
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
53 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€20 - €40
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€7 - €11
Rail 1st Class
€14 - €21
Bus operators
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 - €9
Website
Swiss PostAuto
Schedules at
SBB
Bus from Albertville to Landry
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€3 - €5
Website
Swiss PostAuto
Schedules at
SBB

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