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There are 3 ways to get from Chamonix to Valsavarenche by bus, night bus or car

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Bus, line 581 bus, line 747 bus  •  3h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Chamonix sud to Piazzale Monte Bianco 472 / ...
  2. Take the line 581 bus from Piazzale Monte Bianco to Villeneuve 581
  3. Take the line 747 bus from Villeneuve to Dégioz Valsavarenche 747

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Night bus, line 581 bus, line 747 bus  •  3h 50m

  1. Take the night bus from Chamonix to Courmayeur
  2. Take the line 581 bus from Piazzale Monte Bianco to Villeneuve 581
  3. Take the line 747 bus from Villeneuve to Dégioz Valsavarenche 747

Drive  •  1h 2m

  1. Drive from Chamonix to Valsavarenche 61.2 km
France → Italy
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International entry into Italy from France

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into Italy from France

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 result is required for quarantine release
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
This applies to arrivals from France
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 result is required for quarantine release
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: San Marino, Ukraine and Vatican
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Rules to follow in Italy

1.5m

Mandatory

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Considerations leaving from France

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Italy from France.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • FFP2 masks are required on all public transport

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Valsavarenche is 1500.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Valsavarenche is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Valsavarenche is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1500.

No, but conditions apply when returning to France from Italy.

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Last updated: 19 May 2022
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The cost-effective way to get from Chamonix to Valsavarenche is to drive, which costs €7 - €12 and takes 1h 2m.

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The quickest way to get from Chamonix to Valsavarenche is to drive which costs €7 - €12 and takes 1h 2m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chamonix to Valsavarenche. However, there are services departing from Chamonix sud and arriving at Dégioz Valsavarenche via Piazzale Monte Bianco and Villeneuve. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 40m.

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The distance between Chamonix and Valsavarenche is 45 km. The road distance is 61.2 km.

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The best way to get from Chamonix to Valsavarenche without a car is to bus and line 581 bus and line 747 bus which takes 3h 40m and costs €5 - €11.

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It takes approximately 3h 40m to get from Chamonix to Valsavarenche, including transfers.

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Chamonix to Valsavarenche bus services, operated by SAVDA – Aosta - Arriva Italia, depart from Chamonix sud station.

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Chamonix to Valsavarenche bus services, operated by SAVDA – Aosta - Arriva Italia, arrive at Dégioz Valsavarenche station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chamonix to Valsavarenche is 61 km. It takes approximately 1h 2m to drive from Chamonix to Valsavarenche.

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There are 181+ hotels available in Valsavarenche. Prices start at €87 per night.

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Map of how to get from Chamonix to Valsavarenche.
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  • Distance: 45.3 km
  • Duration: 3h 40m

What companies run services between Chamonix, France and Valsavarenche, Italy?

You can take a bus from Chamonix to Valsavarenche via Piazzale Monte Bianco and Villeneuve in around 3h 40m.

Bus operators
SAVDA – Aosta - Arriva Italia
Phone
+39 0165 36 70 11
Email
savda@savda.it
Website
aosta.arriva.it
Bus from Chamonix sud to Piazzale Monte Bianco
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€2 - €4
Schedules at
aosta.arriva.it
Bus from Piazzale Monte Bianco to Villeneuve
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€2 - €3
Schedules at
aosta.arriva.it
Bus from Villeneuve to Dégioz Valsavarenche
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€1 - €2
Schedules at
arriva.it
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Chamonix to Courmayeur
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€4 - €6
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Chamonix to Courmayeur
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€4 - €6
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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