There are 4 ways to get from Chamonix to Val Thorens by bus, train, car or shuttle

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  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Ouibus
  2. 51

$17 - $22

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Tgv

$30 - $44

Drive  •  2 h 4 min

  1. 87.7 miles

$18 - $28

Bus, shuttle  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Ouibus

$44 - $70

What companies run services between Chamonix, France and Val Thorens, France?

You can take a bus from Chamonix to Val Thorens via Annecy, Annecy - Gare routière, Albertville - Gare routière, Albertville, and Moutiers in around 6 h 40 min.

Train operators
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Annecy to Chambery-Challes-E
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$15 - $22
1st Class
$19 - $29
Train from Chambery-Challes-E to Moutiers-Salins-Brides-les-Bains
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$9 - $13
1st Class
$13 - $21
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Annecy to Chambery-Challes-E
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$16 - $21
1st Class
$28 - $34
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Chamonix City Center to Annecy
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Chamonix City Center to Geneva - airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
Ouibus
Région Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Phone
+33 4 26 73 40 00
Website
auvergnerhonealpes.fr
Bus from Annecy - Gare routière to Albertville - Gare routière
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
auvergnerhonealpes.fr
BensBus
Website
bensbus.co.uk
Shuttle from Genève Airport to Val Thorens Arolles
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
bensbus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Chamonix and Val Thorens is 73 km. The road distance is 140 km.

The cheapest way to get from Chamonix to Val Thorens is to bus which costs 14€ - 19€ and takes 6 h 40 min.

The quickest way to get from Chamonix to Val Thorens is to drive which takes 2 h 4 min and costs 16€ - 24€.

No, there is no direct bus from Chamonix to Val Thorens. However, there are services departing from Chamonix City Center and arriving at Les Ménuires via Annecy - Gare routière, Albertville and Moutiers. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 40 min.

It takes approximately 6 h 40 min to get from Chamonix to Val Thorens, including transfers.