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There are 5 ways to get from Chamonix to Val-d'Isère by bus, train, taxi, 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, train  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Gare de Chamonix-Mont-Blanc to Gare de Albertville
  2. Take the train from Albertville to Bourg-St.Maurice
  3. Take the bus from Bourg-Saint-Maurice to Val d’Isere T14

$42 - $58

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Gare de Chamonix-Mont-Blanc to Gare de Albertville
  2. Take the bus from Gare de Albertville to Gare de Bourg-St-Maurice
  3. Take the bus from Bourg-Saint-Maurice to Val d’Isere T14

$36 - $49

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  1 h 38 min

  1. Take a taxi from Chamonix to Val-d'Isère 60.2 miles

$130 - $170

Drive  •  1 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Chamonix to Val-d'Isère 60.2 miles

$12 - $19

Bus, shuttle  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Chamonix Sud - Bus station to Geneva - Airport Ouibus
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Genève Airport to Val d’Isere

$44 - $65

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chamonix to Val-d'Isère is to drive which costs 11€ - 17€ and takes 1 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chamonix to Val-d'Isère is to taxi which costs 120€ - 150€ and takes 1 h 38 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chamonix to Val-d'Isère. However, there are services departing from Gare de Chamonix-Mont-Blanc and arriving at Val d’Isere via Gare de Albertville and Bourg-Saint-Maurice. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 20 min.

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The distance between Chamonix and Val-d'Isère is 53 km. The road distance is 96.4 km.

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The best way to get from Chamonix to Val-d'Isère without a car is to bus and train which takes 6 h 20 min and costs 35€ - 55€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 20 min to get from Chamonix to Val-d'Isère, including transfers.

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Chamonix to Val-d'Isère bus services, operated by SNCF Bus, depart from Gare de Chamonix-Mont-Blanc station.

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Chamonix to Val-d'Isère bus services, operated by Altibus, arrive at Val d’Isere station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chamonix to Val-d'Isère is 96 km. It takes approximately 1 h 38 min to drive from Chamonix to Val-d'Isère.

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There are 1802+ hotels available in Val-d'Isère. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Chamonix to Val-d'Isère.
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  • Distance: 33.4 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 20 min

What companies run services between Chamonix, France and Val-d'Isère, France?

You can take a bus from Chamonix to Val-d'Isère via Gare de Albertville, Gare de Bourg-St-Maurice, and Bourg-Saint-Maurice in around 6 h 20 min.

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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Albertville to Bourg-St.Maurice
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$15 - $22
1st Class
$18 - $29
Bus operators
SNCF Bus
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Bus from Gare de Chamonix-Mont-Blanc to Gare de Albertville
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Website
SNCF Bus
Bus from Gare de Albertville to Gare de Bourg-St-Maurice
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
SNCF Bus
Altibus
Phone
0 820 320 368
Email
info@altibus.com
Website
altibus.com
Bus from Bourg-Saint-Maurice to Val d’Isere
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Schedules at
altibus.com
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 Geneva - Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
Ouibus
BensBus
Email
info@nofussbus.co.uk
Website
bensbus.co.uk
Shuttle from Genève Airport to Val d’Isere
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $60
More information at
BensBus
Other operators
Taxi from Chamonix to Val-d'Isère
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Estimated price
$130 - $170
Taxi Cluses
Phone
+33 4 50 98 07 36
Website
cluses-taxi.fr
Alp Genovese Taxi
Phone
+33 6 89 30 37 74
Website
genovesetaxi.com
Vaudey Taxi
Phone
+33 6 78 88 63 75
Website
vaudey-taxi.fr

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