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There are 9 ways to get from Les Contamines-Montjoie to Venice by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus, train  •  9h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Saint-Gervais-les-Bains - Le Fayet to Aosta
  2. Take the train from Aosta to Torino Porta Susa Re
  3. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Venezia S. Lucia Fr

46€ - 124€

Cheapest option

Bus  •  11h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Chamonix to Venice 405

30€ - 44€

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Train  •  10h 29m

  1. Take the train from St-Gervais-les-Bains-le-Fayet to Annemasse L3 / ...
  2. Take the train from Geneve to Venezia S. Lucia Ec

172€ - 332€

Bus via Turin  •  12h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Saint-Gervais-les-Bains - Le Fayet to Turin 1404 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Turin to Venezia Si

Drive  •  5h 23m

  1. Drive from Les Contamines-Montjoie to Venice 529.1 km

65€ - 95€

Train to Geneva, fly to Venice  •  8h 18m

  1. Take the train from St-Gervais-les-Bains-le-Fayet to Annemasse
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Venice (VCE) GVA - VCE

81€ - 303€

Bus to Lyon, fly to Venice  •  7h 59m

  1. Take the bus from Sallanches to Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Venice (VCE) LYS - VCE

56€ - 201€

Train to Geneva, fly to Milan Linate, train  •  8h 55m

  1. Take the train from St-Gervais-les-Bains-le-Fayet to Annemasse
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Milan Linate (LIN) GVA - LIN
  3. Take the train from Milano Lambrate to Venezia S. Lucia

117€ - 351€

Train, train to Zurich, fly to Venice  •  9h 44m

  1. Take the train from St-Gervais-les-Bains-le-Fayet to Annemasse
  2. Take the train from Genève to Zürich Flughafen
  3. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Venice (VCE) ZRH - VCE

150€ - 383€

Les Contamines-Montjoie to Venice by bus and train

The journey time between Les Contamines-Montjoie and Venice is around 19h 32m and covers a distance of around 727 km. The fastest journey normally takes 19h 32m. Operated by Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes - cars Région Haute-Savoie, Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), SNCF and others, the Les Contamines-Montjoie to Venice service departs from Les Contamines, Chef Lieu and arrives in Venezia S. Lucia. Typically five services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
19h 32m
Fastest journey time:
19h 32m
Services per week:
5
Cheapest price:
189€
Carbon emissions:
39 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
19:10
Last service departs at:
19:10

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Les Contamines-Montjoie to Venice bus and train schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Les Contamines-Montjoie to Venice is to bus which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 11h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Les Contamines-Montjoie to Venice is to drive which costs 65€ - 95€ and takes 5h 23m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Les Contamines-Montjoie to Venice. However, there are services departing from Les Contamines, Chef Lieu and arriving at Venice via Gare Le Fayet and Chamonix. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 55m.

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The distance between Les Contamines-Montjoie and Venice is 438 km. The road distance is 529.1 km.

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The best way to get from Les Contamines-Montjoie to Venice without a car is to bus and train which takes 9h 58m and costs 45€ - 130€.

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It takes approximately 9h 58m to get from Les Contamines-Montjoie to Venice, including transfers.

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Les Contamines-Montjoie to Venice bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Chamonix station.

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The best way to get from Les Contamines-Montjoie to Venice is to train which takes 10h 29m and costs 170€ - 340€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 11h 55m.

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There is no direct flight from Geneva Airport to Venice Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 20m and has one stopover.

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Les Contamines-Montjoie to Venice bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Venice station.

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Map of how to get from Les Contamines-Montjoie to Venice.
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  • Distance: 437.8 km
  • Duration: 9h 58m

What companies run services between Les Contamines-Montjoie, France and Venice, Italy?

You can take a train from Les Contamines-Montjoie to Venice via St-Gervais-le-Fayet, gare, St-Gervais-les-Bains-le-Fayet, Annemasse, and Geneve in around 10h 29m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Chamonix to Venice once daily. Tickets cost 26€ - 35€ and the journey takes 9h.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Venice via Nice
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Friday
Estimated price
75€ - 95€
Flights from Geneva to Venice via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
75€ - 95€
Flights from Geneva to Venice via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 95€
Flights from Geneva to Venice via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
75€ - 95€
Flights from Lyon to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
23€ - 200€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Venice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
130€ - 440€
Flights from Zurich to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 350€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Geneva to Venice via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 170€
Flights from Geneva to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 270€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 340€
Flights from Geneva to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 340€
Flights from Lyon to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
130€ - 410€
Flights from Zurich to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 850€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Geneva to Venice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 750€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Geneva to Venice via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 220€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Geneva to Venice via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 220€
Flights from Geneva to Venice via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 230€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Geneva to Venice via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 220€
Flights from Geneva to Venice via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 230€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Geneva to Venice via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday
Estimated price
70€ - 260€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Geneva to Venice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 440€
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Geneva to Venice via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
150€ - 550€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Geneva to Venice via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
120€ - 260€
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Geneva to Venice via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
130€ - 360€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Geneva to Venice via Brussels
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
130€ - 460€
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Lyon to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
30€ - 190€
Train operators
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Aosta to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
8€ - 17€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
15€ - 17€
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 95€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
30€ - 45€
Base Standard
55€ - 75€
Base Premium
65€ - 95€
Train from Milano Lambrate to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
22€ - 75€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
22€ - 30€
Base Standard
40€ - 60€
Base Premium
50€ - 75€
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 St-Gervais-les-Bains-le-Fayet to Annemasse
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
23€ - 45€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Geneve to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
7h 3m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
160€ - 290€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Genève to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
3h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
80€ - 140€
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 St Gervais Les Bains Le Fayet to Annemasse
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
9€ - 24€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
9€ - 14€
Rail 1st Class
16€ - 24€
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
en.oui.sncf
Train from St Gervais Les Bains Le Fayet to Annemasse
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
21€ - 35€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
27€ - 32€
1st Class
21€ - 25€
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Saint-Gervais-les-Bains - Le Fayet to Aosta
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
6€ - 9€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Chamonix to Venice
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
26€ - 35€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Saint-Gervais-les-Bains - Le Fayet to Turin
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
11€ - 14€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Sallanches to Lyon Saint Exupéry Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
12€ - 15€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord
Phone
+34 937 065 366
Website
barcelonanord.cat
Bus from Turin to Venezia
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
3 times a week
Website
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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 Sallanches to Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
10€ - 13€
Website
Blablabus

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