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There are 5 ways to get from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Albertville by bus, train, car or towncar

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Bus, train  •  2 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Geneva - Airport to Chambéry Ouibus
  2. Take the train from Chambery-Challes-E to Albertville Bourg-St-Maurice - Chambéry-Chal.-les-Eaux / ...

$18 - $40

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Genève Airport to Annecy - Gare routière T72 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Annecy - Gare routière to Albertville - Hôtel de Ville 51

$12 - $32

3 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Gare de Genève to Gare de Chambéry-Chal.-les-Eaux Genève - Grenoble / ...
  2. Take the train from Chambery-Challes-E to Albertville Bourg-St-Maurice - Chambéry-Chal.-les-Eaux / ...

$44 - $83

Drive  •  1 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Albertville 54.9 miles

$11 - $17

Towncar  •  1 h 10 min

  1. Take a town car from Geneva Airport to Albertville 54.9 miles

$35 - $140

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The cheapest way to get from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Albertville is to drive which costs SFr 11 - SFr 17 and takes 1 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Albertville is to drive which costs SFr 11 - SFr 17 and takes 1 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Albertville. However, there are services departing from Genève Airport and arriving at Albertville - Hôtel de Ville via Annecy - Gare routière. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Albertville. However, there are services departing from Genève-Aéroport and arriving at Albertville via Gare de Genève and Chambery-Challes-E. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 47 min.

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The distance between Geneva Airport (GVA) and Albertville is 66 km. The road distance is 87.8 km.

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The best way to get from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Albertville without a car is to bus and train which takes 2 h 46 min and costs SFr 17 - SFr 40.

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It takes approximately 2 h 46 min to get from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Albertville, including transfers.

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Geneva Airport (GVA) to Albertville bus services, operated by Transdev Haute-Savoie, depart from Genève Airport station.

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Geneva Airport (GVA) to Albertville train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Gare de Genève station.

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The best way to get from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Albertville is to bus which takes 3 h 40 min and costs SFr 11 - SFr 35. Alternatively, you can train, which costs SFr 40 - SFr 85 and takes 3 h 47 min.

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Map of how to get from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Albertville.
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  • Distance: 41 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 46 min

What companies run services between Geneva Airport (GVA), Switzerland and Albertville, France?

You can take a bus from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Albertville via Annecy - Gare routière in around 3 h 40 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Albertville via Genève, Gare de Genève, Gare de Chambéry-Chal.-les-Eaux, and Chambery-Challes-E in around 3 h 47 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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Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Chambery-Challes-E to Albertville
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$14 - $21
1st Class
$18 - $27
Train from Gare de Genève to Gare de Chambéry-Chal.-les-Eaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $30
1st Class
$27 - $45
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Chambery to Albertville
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$18 - $35
1st Class
$35 - $45
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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Chambery-Challes-E
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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
Bus from Geneva - Airport to Chambéry
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
Ouibus
Transdev Haute-Savoie
Phone
+33 4 50 51 08 51
Website
transdevhautesavoie.com
Bus from Genève Airport to Annecy - Gare routière
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
transdevhautesavoie.com
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Geneva Airport to Annecy
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Région Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Phone
+33 4 26 73 40 00
Website
auvergnerhonealpes.fr
Bus from Annecy - Gare routière to Albertville - Hôtel de Ville
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
auvergnerhonealpes.fr
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Geneva Airport to Albertville
Estimated price
$35 - $140

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Geneva Airport (GVA) to Albertville bus services, operated by Région Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, arrive at Albertville - Hôtel de Ville station.

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Geneva Airport (GVA) to Albertville train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Albertville station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Geneva Airport (GVA) to Albertville is 88 km. It takes approximately 1 h 10 min to drive from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Albertville.

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There are 921+ hotels available in Albertville. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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