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There are 7 ways to get from Chamonix to Nice by bus, train, car, plane or shuttle

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Bus Eurolines FR  •  8 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Chamonix-Mont-Blanc to Turin, Torino N504
  2. Take the bus from Turin to Nice

$60 - $96

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Bus, train  •  9 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Chamonix-Mont-Blanc to Turin, Torino N504
  2. Take the train from Torino Lingotto to Ventimiglia Rv

$36 - $75

5 alternative options

Train  •  10 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Gare de St-Gervais-L-B-Le-Fayet to Gare de Bellegarde-Gare
  2. Take the train from Bellegarde(Ain) to Marseille-St-Charles Tgv
  3. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Nice Ville Tgv

Bus Lignes Express  •  11 h

  1. Take the bus from Gare de Chamonix-Mont-Blanc to Grenoble-Gare-Routière Chamonix-Mont-Blanc - Grenoble-Gare-Routière / ...
  2. Take the bus from GRENOBLE Gare Routiere to NICE Gare Routiere Vauban Ler 31 / ...

$50 - $65

Drive  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Chamonix to Nice 292.4 miles

$60 - $95

Bus to Lyon, fly  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Chamonix Sud - Bus station to Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Nice (NCE) LYS - NCE

$63 - $286

Shuttle to Geneva, fly  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Chamonix sud to Geneva Airport
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Nice (NCE) GVA - NCE

$52 - $142

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The cheapest way to get from Chamonix to Nice is to bus which costs 45€ - 60€ and takes 11 h.

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The quickest way to get from Chamonix to Nice is to drive which costs 50€ - 80€ and takes 4 h 43 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chamonix to Nice. However, there are services departing from Chamonix-Mont-Blanc and arriving at Nice via Turin. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Chamonix to Nice. However, there are services departing from Chamonix-Mont-Blanc and arriving at Nice Ville via Gare de St-Gervais-L-B-Le-Fayet, Bellegarde(Ain) and Marseille-St-Charles. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 54 min.

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The distance between Chamonix and Nice is 249 km. The road distance is 467.9 km.

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The best way to get from Chamonix to Nice without a car is to bus which takes 8 h 10 min and costs 50€ - 85€.

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It takes approximately 8 h 10 min to get from Chamonix to Nice, including transfers.

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Chamonix to Nice bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Chamonix-Mont-Blanc station.

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Chamonix to Nice train services, operated by Sncf, depart from Gare de St-Gervais-L-B-Le-Fayet station.

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The best way to get from Chamonix to Nice is to bus which takes 8 h 10 min and costs 50€ - 85€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 10 h 54 min.

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Map of how to get from Chamonix to Nice.
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  • Distance: 155.6 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 10 min

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

You can take a bus from Chamonix to Nice via Turin, Torino and Turin in around 8 h 10 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Chamonix to Nice via St-Gervais-les-Bains, Gare de St-Gervais-L-B-Le-Fayet, Gare de Bellegarde-Gare, Bellegarde(Ain), and Marseille-St-Charles in around 10 h 54 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h
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
Nouvel Air Tunisie
Website
nouvelair.com
Flights from Lyon to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$30 - $260
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Train operators
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Torino Lingotto to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$30 - $40
Sncf
Website
bretagne.prod.navitia.com
Train from Gare de St-Gervais-L-B-Le-Fayet to Gare de Bellegarde-Gare
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
bretagne.prod.navitia.com
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $50
1st Class
$50 - $75
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Bellegarde(Ain) to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $100
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$85 - $100
1st Class
$120 - $170
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$70 - $90
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.

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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
$9 - $17
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Sncf
Website
bretagne.prod.navitia.com
Bus from Gare de Chamonix-Mont-Blanc to Grenoble-Gare-Routière
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
bretagne.prod.navitia.com
Lignes Express
Phone
0 821 202 203
Website
info-ler.fr
Bus from GRENOBLE Gare Routiere to NICE Gare Routiere Vauban
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Schedules at
info-ler.fr
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 Chamonix Sud - Bus station to Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Ouibus
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

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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 Nice bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Nice station.

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Chamonix to Nice train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Nice Ville station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chamonix to Nice is 468 km. It takes approximately 4 h 43 min to drive from Chamonix to Nice.

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

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There are 3825+ hotels available in Nice. Prices start at $77 USD per night.

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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 7€.

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