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There are 4 ways to get from Geneva to Ugine by train, bus or car

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Train

  1. Take the train from Geneve to Chambery Challes Les Eaux
  2. Take the train from Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux to Albertville

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Geneva to Sallanches
  2. Take the bus from Sallanches Combloux Megeve to Ugine Place Du Val D'arly

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Annemasse to Sallanches-Combloux-Megève
  2. Take the bus from Sallanches Combloux Megeve to Ugine Place Du Val D'arly

Drive

  1. Drive from Geneva to Ugine
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International entry into France from Switzerland

  • Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into France from Switzerland

  • There are no current restrictions
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Considerations leaving from Switzerland

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Yes, entry into France is currently allowed from Switzerland.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Ugine is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Ugine is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Ugine is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 130 000.

No, returning to Switzerland from France is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 24 Sep 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Geneva to Ugine is to bus which costs SFr 10 - SFr 15 and takes 3h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Geneva to Ugine is to drive which costs SFr 15 - SFr 23 and takes 1h 10m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Geneva to Ugine. However, there are services departing from Geneva and arriving at Ugine Place Du Val D'arly via Sallanches Combloux Megeve. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 45m.

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The distance between Geneva and Ugine is 55 km. The road distance is 78.1 km.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Ugine without a car is to train which takes 2h 57m and costs SFr 65 - SFr 120.

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It takes approximately 2h 57m to get from Geneva to Ugine, including transfers.

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Geneva to Ugine bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Geneva station.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Ugine is to train which takes 2h 57m and costs SFr 65 - SFr 120. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 10 - SFr 15 and takes 3h 45m.

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Geneva to Ugine bus services, operated by SNCF Bus, arrive at Ugine Place Du Val D'arly station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Geneva to Ugine is 78 km. It takes approximately 1h 10m to drive from Geneva to Ugine.

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Map of how to get from Geneva to Ugine.
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  • Distance: 54.7 km
  • Duration: 2h 57m

What companies run services between Geneva, Switzerland and Ugine, France?

You can take a train from Geneva to Ugine via Chambery Challes Les Eaux, Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux, and Albertville in around 2h 57m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Geneva to Ugine via Sallanches Combloux Megeve in around 3h 45m.

Train operators
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Geneve to Chambery Challes Les Eaux
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€35 - €70
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux to Albertville
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€22 - €40
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Annemasse to Sallanches-Combloux-Megève
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€17 - €30
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. 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 Chambery Challes Les Eaux to Albertville
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€7 - €21
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€7 - €11
Rail 1st Class
€14 - €21
Train from Annemasse to Sallanches Combloux Megeve
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€6 - €12
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€6 - €10
Rail 1st Class
€7 - €12
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf-connect.com
Train from Chambery Challes Les Eaux to Albertville
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€18 - €29
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€25 - €29
1st Class
€18 - €22
Train from Annemasse to Sallanches Combloux Megeve
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€7 - €9
1st Class
€9 - €11
Bus operators
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 Geneva to Sallanches
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€6 - €8
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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Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Sallanches-Combloux-Megève to Ugine Place du Val d'Arly
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€4 - €7
Website
Swiss PostAuto
Schedules at
SBB

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