There are 7 ways to get from Chamonix to Nice by bus, train, car 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.

Recommended option

Bus Eurolines IT  •  9 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Chamonix-Mont-Blanc to Milan, Milan 472 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Milano Lampugnano to Nice Avenue Felix Faure

$49 - $73

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  12 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Chamonix to Aosta 220
  2. Take the train from Aosta to Ivrea Reg
  3. Take the train from Ivrea to Torino Porta Nuova Reg
  4. Take the train from Torino Porta Nuova to Ventimiglia Rv / ...

$46 - $103

5 alternative options

Bus Eurolines FR  •  10 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Chamonix to Aosta 220
  2. Take the bus from Aosta to Torino
  3. Take the bus from Turin to Nice

$69 - $105

Train  •  12 h

  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 Marseille-St-Charles Tgv
  4. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Nice Ville Tgv

$158 - $214

Drive  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Chamonix to Nice 292.4 miles

$60 - $95

Fly from Geneva  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Nice (NCE) GVA - NCE

$52 - $142

Train, bus to Lyon, fly  •  7 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from St-Gervais-les-Bains to Annecy
  2. Take the bus from Annecy to Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport
  3. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Nice (NCE) LYS - NCE

$89 - $326

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chamonix to Nice is to bus which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 9 h 25 min.

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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 Avenue Felix Faure via Milano Lampugnano. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 25 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 St-Gervais-les-Bains, Annecy, Lyon Part Dieu and Marseille-St-Charles. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h.

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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 9 h 25 min and costs 40€ - 65€.

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It takes approximately 9 h 25 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 St-Gervais-les-Bains station.

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The best way to get from Chamonix to Nice is to bus which takes 9 h 25 min and costs 40€ - 65€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 130€ - 190€ and takes 12 h, you could also fly, which costs 40€ - 130€ and takes 4 h 52 min.

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Map of how to get from Chamonix to Nice.
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  • Distance: 155.6 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 25 min

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

You can take a bus from Chamonix to Nice via Milan, Milan and Milano Lampugnano in around 9 h 25 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Chamonix to Nice via St-Gervais-les-Bains, Annecy, Lyon Part Dieu, and Marseille-St-Charles in around 12 h.

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
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
TUI fly Belgium
Website
tuifly.be
Flights from Lyon to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$15 - $75
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
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 - $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
$28 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$28 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $80
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$95 - $130
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$70 - $95
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 Aosta to Ivrea
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $12
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$10 - $12
Train from Ivrea to Torino Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $11
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$9 - $11
Train from Torino Porta Nuova to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$30 - $40
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 Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Lirosi Linee
Phone
0966 57552
Email
info@lirosilinee.com
Website
lirosilinee.com
Bus from Aosta to Torino
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
lirosilinee.com
Eurolines 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 Annecy to Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Ouibus

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