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There are 4 ways to get from Les Houches to Ugine by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train, bus  •  2h 56m

  1. Take the train from Les Houches to St Gervais Les Bains Le Fayet Ter
  2. Take the bus from St Gervais Les Bains Le Fayet to Ugine Place Du Val D'arly Autocar / ...

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Bus  •  3h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Chamonix Mont Blanc to Ugine Place Du Val D'arly Autocar / ...

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Taxi  •  49 min

  1. Take a taxi from Les Houches to Ugine 49.9 km

Drive  •  49 min

  1. Drive from Les Houches to Ugine 49.9 km

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The cheapest way to get from Les Houches to Ugine is to bus which costs €6 - €9 and takes 3h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Les Houches to Ugine is to taxi which costs €110 - €140 and takes 49 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Les Houches to Ugine. However, there are services departing from Les Houches - mairie and arriving at Ugine Place Du Val D'arly via Chamonix Mont Blanc. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 25m.

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It is 33 km from Les Houches to Ugine. It is approximately 49.9 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Les Houches to Ugine without a car is to train and bus which takes 2h 56m and costs €16 - €28.

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It takes approximately 2h 56m to get from Les Houches to Ugine, including transfers.

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Les Houches to Ugine bus services, operated by SNCF Bus, depart from Chamonix Mont Blanc station.

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Les Houches 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 Les Houches to Ugine is 50 km. It takes approximately 49 min to drive from Les Houches to Ugine.

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Map of how to get from Les Houches to Ugine.
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  • Distance: 33.3 km
  • Duration: 2h 56m

What companies run services between Les Houches, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France and Ugine, France?

SNCF Bus operates a bus from Chamonix Mont Blanc to Ugine Place Du Val D'arly once a week. Tickets cost €10 - €15 and the journey takes 2h. Swiss PostAuto also services this route once a week.

Train operators
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 Les Houches to St Gervais Les Bains Le Fayet
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€3 - €14
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€3 - €5
Rail 1st Class
€9 - €14
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 Les Houches to St-Gervais-les-Bains-le-Fayet
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €21
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Bus operators
SNCF Bus
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Bus from St Gervais Les Bains Le Fayet to Ugine Place Du Val D'arly
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€8 - €11
Website
SNCF Bus
Bus from Chamonix Mont Blanc to Ugine Place Du Val D'arly
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€10 - €15
Website
SNCF Bus
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from St-Gervais-les-Bains-le-Fayet to Ugine Place du Val d'Arly
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€5 - €7
Website
Swiss PostAuto
Schedules at
SBB
Bus from Chamonix-Mont-Blanc to Ugine Place du Val d'Arly
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€6 - €9
Website
Swiss PostAuto
Schedules at
SBB
Other operators
Taxi from Les Houches to Ugine
Ave. Duration
49 min
Estimated price
€110 - €140
Vaudey Taxi
Phone
+33 4 50 34 62 89
Website
vaudey-taxi.fr
Taxi Cluses
Phone
+33 4 50 98 07 36
Website
cluses-taxi.fr
Alp Genovese Taxi
Phone
+33 6 89 30 37 74
Website
genovesetaxi.com
TAXI ERIC
Phone
+33 (0)4 50 02 20 64
Website
taxieric.com

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