There are 5 ways to get from Gap to Chamonix by train, night bus, bus or car

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

Train, night bus, bus  •  6 h

  1. Take the train from Gap(F) to Grenoble
  2. Take the night bus from Grenoble - Bus station to Annecy
  3. Take the bus from Annecy to Chamonix Sud - Bus station

$33 - $48

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Gare S.N.C.F to Gares
  2. Take the bus from Grenoble - Bus station to Annecy 739
  3. Take the bus from Annecy to Chamonix Sud - Bus station

$15 - $26

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  6 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Gap(F) to Grenoble
  2. Take the train from Grenoble to Annecy
  3. Take the bus from Annecy to Chamonix Sud - Bus station

$52 - $76

Train  •  8 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Gap(F) to Grenoble
  2. Take the train from Grenoble to Annecy
  3. Take the train from Annecy to St-Gervais-les-Bains

$78 - $113

Drive  •  3 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Gap to Chamonix 161.7 miles

$30 - $50

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Gap to Chamonix is to bus which costs 12€ - 23€ and takes 6 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Gap to Chamonix is to drive which costs 29€ - 45€ and takes 3 h 22 min.

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The distance between Gap and Chamonix is 164 km. The road distance is 258.7 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h to get from Gap to Chamonix, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Gap to Chamonix station. However, there are services departing from Gare S.N.C.F and arriving at Chamonix Sud - Bus station via Grenoble - Bus station and Annecy. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 36 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Gap to Chamonix. However, there are services departing from Gap(F) and arriving at Chamonix-Mont-Blanc via Grenoble, Annecy and St-Gervais-les-Bains. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 29 min.

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

You can take a bus from Gap to Chamonix via Gares, Grenoble - Bus station, and Annecy in around 6 h 36 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Gap to Chamonix via Grenoble, Annecy, and St-Gervais-les-Bains in around 8 h 29 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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Gap(F) to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$24 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
Train from Grenoble to Annecy
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
Train from Annecy to St-Gervais-les-Bains
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$19 - $27
1st Class
$25 - $40
Bus operators
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
Night bus from Grenoble - Bus station to Annecy
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Annecy to Chamonix Sud - Bus station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Ouibus
Transisère
Phone
+33 820 08 38 38
Website
transisere.fr
Bus from Gare S.N.C.F to Gares
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
transisere.fr
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 Grenoble to Annecy
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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