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There are 5 ways to get from Chamonix to Saint-Didier-de-la-Tour by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  5h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Chamonix Sud - Bus station to Chambéry BlaBlaCar / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux to St-André-le-Gaz B / ...

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Bus, train via Annecy  •  5h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Chamonix Sud - Bus station to Annecy
  2. Take the train from Annecy to Chambery Challes Les Eaux Ter / ...
  3. Take the train from Chambery Challes Les Eaux to La Tour Du Pin Ter

Bus, train  •  6h 51m

  1. Take the bus from Chamonix Mont Blanc to Chambery Challes Les Eaux Autocar / ...
  2. Take the train from Chambery Challes Les Eaux to St Andre Le Gaz Ter

Train  •  6h 58m

  1. Take the train from St-Gervais-les-Bains-le-Fayet to La Roche-sur-Foron L3 / ...
  2. Take the train from Annecy to Chambery Challes Les Eaux Ter / ...
  3. Take the train from Chambery Challes Les Eaux to La Tour Du Pin Ter

Drive  •  1h 53m

  1. Drive from Chamonix to Saint-Didier-de-la-Tour 186.2 km

Chamonix to Saint-Didier-de-la-Tour by bus

The bus journey time between Chamonix and Saint-Didier-de-la-Tour is around 5h 1m and covers a distance of around 207 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 46m. Operated by Blablabus, Swiss PostAuto, SNCF Bus and others, the Chamonix to Saint-Didier-de-la-Tour bus service departs from Chamonix Sud - Bus station and arrives in Pompiers. Typically five buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

5 Weekly Buses
5h 1m Average Duration
€18 Cheapest Price
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Chamonix → Saint-Didier-de-la-Tour
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The cheapest way to get from Chamonix to Saint-Didier-de-la-Tour is to bus which costs €18 - €25 and takes 5h 1m.

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The quickest way to get from Chamonix to Saint-Didier-de-la-Tour is to drive which costs €30 - €50 and takes 1h 53m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chamonix station to Saint-Didier-de-la-Tour. However, there are services departing from Chamonix Sud - Bus station and arriving at Pompiers via Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux and RD1006 Barge. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 1m.

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The distance between Chamonix and Saint-Didier-de-la-Tour is 115 km. The road distance is 186.2 km.

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The best way to get from Chamonix to Saint-Didier-de-la-Tour without a car is to bus which takes 5h 1m and costs €18 - €25.

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It takes approximately 5h 1m to get from Chamonix to Saint-Didier-de-la-Tour, including transfers.

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Chamonix to Saint-Didier-de-la-Tour bus services, operated by Blablabus, depart from Chamonix Sud - Bus station.

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The best way to get from Chamonix to Saint-Didier-de-la-Tour is to bus which takes 5h 1m and costs €18 - €25. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €50 - €130 and takes 6h 58m.

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Chamonix to Saint-Didier-de-la-Tour bus services, operated by Swiss PostAuto, arrive at St-André-le-Gaz station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chamonix to Saint-Didier-de-la-Tour is 186 km. It takes approximately 1h 53m to drive from Chamonix to Saint-Didier-de-la-Tour.

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Map of how to get from Chamonix to Saint-Didier-de-la-Tour.
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  • Distance: 115.4 km
  • Duration: 5h 1m

What companies run services between Chamonix, France and Saint-Didier-de-la-Tour, France?

You can take a bus from Chamonix to Saint-Didier-de-la-Tour via Chambéry, Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux, St-André-le-Gaz, and RD1006 Barge in around 5h 1m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Chamonix to Saint-Didier-de-la-Tour via St Gervais Les Bains Le Fayet, St-Gervais-les-Bains-le-Fayet, La Roche Sur Foron, Annecy, Chambery Challes Les Eaux, La Tour Du Pin, and Rue Pasteur in around 6h 58m.

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 Annecy to Chambery Challes Les Eaux
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €22
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€8 - €12
Rail 1st Class
€15 - €22
Train from Chambery Challes Les Eaux to La Tour Du Pin
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €21
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€7 - €12
Rail 1st Class
€14 - €21
Train from Chambery Challes Les Eaux to St Andre Le Gaz
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€17 - €40
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€17 - €25
Rail 1st Class
€26 - €40
Train from St Gervais Les Bains Le Fayet to La Roche Sur Foron
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €21
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€7 - €11
Rail 1st Class
€14 - €21
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf-connect.com
Train from Annecy to Chambery Challes Les Eaux
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€19 - €30
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€26 - €30
1st Class
€19 - €23
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 Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux to La Tour-du-Pin
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€22 - €40
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux to St-André-le-Gaz
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€45 - €85
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from St-Gervais-les-Bains-le-Fayet to La Roche-sur-Foron
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€22 - €40
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Bus operators
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
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
blablacar.fr
Bus from Chamonix Sud - Bus station to Chambéry
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€9 - €12
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Chamonix Sud - Bus station to Annecy
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€8 - €10
Website
Blablabus
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux to St-André-le-Gaz
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€5 - €8
Website
Swiss PostAuto
Schedules at
SBB
Bus from Chamonix-Mont-Blanc to Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€12 - €17
Website
Swiss PostAuto
Schedules at
SBB
SNCF Bus
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Bus from Chambery Challes Les Eaux to St Andre Le Gaz
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€9 - €13
Website
SNCF Bus
Bus from Chamonix Mont Blanc to Chambery Challes Les Eaux
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€22 - €30
Website
SNCF Bus
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Chamonix to Annecy
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€8 - €10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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